by Life Books .
Written in English
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We can’t slow down long enough to receive what God wants to give us. Betsy de Cruz has learned that opening small windows to invite God in can make a big difference in our day. In More of God, Betsy invites us to a fresh sense of God’s presence as we rediscover: How spending 20 minutes with God leads to more peace and joy all day. There’s nothing wrong with a good book, but the Bible is more than a good book. The Bible is God’s voice in our lives. No book or study can take its place. Hearing From Someone vs. Hearing About Someone. Pretend for a minute that you’re a newlywed. Prior to marriage, you spent months communicating likes, dislikes, philosophies, ideas, and. The Bible clearly tells us what Jehovah and his Son, Jesus Christ, will do about the suffering caused by Satan the Devil. “For this purpose the Son of God [Jesus] was made manifest,” declares the Bible, “to break up the works of the Devil.” (1 John ) The present system of things based on greed, hatred, and wicked deeds will be broken up. In “God Can’t”, Oord takes the ideas of his last book and makes them more accessible by using less theological language and using personal stories to make the view more relatable and relevant to the average Joe.
This vision of God appears in what we call a benediction, a prayerful statement of blessing to God. Yet, you'll notice that God is not named in this benediction. Rather, he is referred to as the one "who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine." No doubt here about the subject of this phrase. Paul is clearly speaking of God. 23 Bible Verses about God Can Do All Things. Matthew ESV / 20 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Mark ESV / 11 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. God is good, and He can work all of the events of your life into a great masterpiece—if you let Him. Chris Russell serves as the senior pastor of Veritas Church near Cincinnati, Ohio. Find out more by visiting his blog, Sensible Faith. In short, the Word of God is the very source of life for David (v). This reminds us a very important attribute of God’s Word: it is alive. It is powerful and active. When we talk about the attributes of Scripture we must remember that it is more than just a true book (encyclopedias can be true). It is also a living book.
People, or more properly your need for people, must get smaller, and God must get bigger in your mind. For two chapters, Welch teaches on what it means to fear the Lord, to be in awe of Him and to recognize that His holy gaze into the deepest parts of our lives is infinitely more profound than any exposure that could be inflicted by people. Spinoza was Jewish by birth, though he was famously excommunicated by his synagogue, and one of the things he sets out to do in the book—and does, I think, very well—is attack the idea that the Jews were the chosen people, or more beloved by God than anybody else. So, how can a man learn to love God more deeply? FINDING THE RIGHT LOVE LANGUAGE. Recently, my wife, Patsy, and I had the serendipity of learning about Gary Chapman’s book, The Five Love Languages. I had to chuckle. For twenty three years I have loved Patsy the way I want to be loved. I feel loved when Patsy spends large blocks of quality. Jesus' lineage illustrates that God can and will use anyone to accomplish His purpose, no matter how imperfect that person is. He does the same today. No matter who you are, no matter what you've done in your life, no matter how imperfect you are - God can and will use you to accomplish His great eternal purpose.