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The Naked Gospel

The Truth You May Never Hear in Church
Narrated by: Don Reed
Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)

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Summary

Jesus plus nothing; 100% natural. No additives. It's the truth you may never hear in church. The Naked Gospel is a chapter-by-chapter assault on the churchy jargon and double talk of our day. It puts forth a message that is simple but life-changing. With a fresh take on Scripture and unapologetic style, The Naked Gospel will challenge you to re-examine everything you thought you already knew.
©2009 Andrew Farley (P)2009 Zondervan

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Life changer!

Help in understanding and getting off the religious rat race!

A definite life changer! Wow!

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True freedom

Another amazing life changing book by Andrew Farley. You have through your words given me hope and allowed me to understand the truth of the gospel. I am truly free.
Thank you Dr Farley.

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  • Jeromy
  • 03-04-10

This will make you free

Andrew delivers a timely , well thought out apologetic for the true message of the new testament .

The modern parables that he uses really help to get the point across .

The narration in this book is okay but not the best I have heard ! Well worth the listen !

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 26-11-11

Really bad narration.

I enjoyed Andrew Farley's newest book, God Without Religion, so I decided to give this one a try. However, I couldn't get through more than about 15 minutes of listening to this one. The narrator is just unbearable which is sad because I'm quite sure that the book would be just as good as his newest one.

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  • Melissa
  • 11-04-13

Not my favorite

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

No, not on audio anyway. The reader of the book was awful. He sounded like a game show host, which when reading a book on Christ makes it even more awful.

What do you think your next listen will be?

Something in fiction.

What didn’t you like about Don Reed’s performance?

I did not like anything about this performance. Thought it was bad. Sorry Don.

Do you think The Naked Gospel needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

Yes and no about the follow-up. I'm not sure that I agree with everything Farley has to say. This is a book I would feel better actually reading, as opposed to listening to it, so that I can go back and do my own research on some things Farley brings up.

Any additional comments?

I don't think Andrew Farley's book is "dangereous" l but I can see where his Naked Gospel could be confusing to some. I think he has some good points but they need to be flushed out better than they were in the book.

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  • Daryl & Norma Wilson
  • 10-06-15

Great book. Terrible, infomercial-like narration.

I really could not listen to more than a few minutes of listening to Don Reed's narration of this wonderful Andrew Farley book on grace. My ears hurt and I could not focus on the book, felt like I was listening to a really, REALLY cheesy and looooooong radio commercial from the 1940s. I would recommend Andrew Farley's other title, "God Without Religion", which is expertly narrated by Maurice England.

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  • Charles
  • 27-09-10

The Naked Gospel

I hope I can get through this book. The phony sounding narrator is horribly distracting from the message.

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  • lovehiphop
  • 01-03-15

amazing

wow
just makes so much sense and helped me relieze the truth in the Gospel!!!!!

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  • Morffeus2
  • 02-02-15

Great!

A step toward understanding the Bible's message for perhaps the first time. Legalism hates this message because it Liberates the captives by showing what Christ has really done for them in the Gospel! Satan hates this for the same reasons. Be Free for once; so you can Worship, and mean it!

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  • James H. Oyler III
  • 20-09-19

Naked gospel?

I enjoyed the book and it gives a thought provoking approach to the message of Christ and salvation. I greatly appreciate the message of the power of God's grace. Other assumptions such as Adam and Eve innocently partaking of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil simply can't stand as presented in the book. Adam disobeyed God's instruction to leave the tree alone. Adam ignored God's warning and the result that death would follow disobedience. No matter how good the tree looked or how desirable for food it was not for man to mess with. As they say the road to hell is paved with good intentions! Still I enjoyed the read!

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  • Janice Pritchard
  • 28-06-19

Life Transforming teaching!

This is the single most effective teaching of the scriptures I have ever read. I kept having to pause it and exclaim out loud! It's so simple and logical that it almost feels foolish! Thank you God for gifting Andrew with this understanding and ability to teach it. I will never be the same.

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  • T. Harris
  • 01-04-19

Horrible narrator- Great for a game show- not for this book

I could not listen to this book due to the performance! Not engaging at all on a personal level. I will never understand why the author- a minister- couldn’t have read this. No connection to the content whatsoever and the delivery was forced and impersonal. Drove me nuts and I couldn’t finish. The narrator had an awesome voice but not a good match for this book. I have heard great things about the book!