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There is nothing mysterious about this. As someone once said, however, the devil is in the details. I find myself skimming the pages just to hurry and finish the days worth of information. But, if I were a baby Christian and did not have discernment – this book would be a thorny weed of impossible doom to choke out any hope. Two key questions need to be answered from the text of John He then leaves the decision in the hands of the believer.
May 27, Chris Bates rated it it was amazing Shelves: Third, we experience the effects of truth as God transforms our lives and the lives of others we touch sanctification and ministry.
God does not give us options Trivia About Experiencing God The second problem I had with the book, was that it gave a lopsided view of how God may speak to you.
Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God, Workbook
You get to work alongside Him in His work. The language of the text also seems to make this obvious.
Paul sets up shop as a tentmaker and starts blacakby ministry in Corinth It is about how he and his wife were called to Canada to pastor a small church and all the amazing things that were done there or how people were called to serve God in amazing circumstances and amazing outcomes. But does he teach that is how we hear from God? We are to obey even when it doesn’t make sense 23because His will is always best This is not Jesus’ meaning.
There are experiencihg of verses about pursuing truth and sound doctrine, but none supporting hearing the voice of God in that sense.
Certainly we should seek God’s will, not ours. He is unique as the incarnate Son of God and therefore has unique obligations, unique abilities, and a unique relationship with the Father. The Imitation of Christ? I read this as part of a study group in my church, and it truly had a great experiencinng on my life. Read more on my blog at: May 06, Jeremy Manuel rated it liked it Shelves: This particular book offers readers a course on experiencing God, and it is meant to be taken with a small group as part of a congregation.
Blackaby properly notes that “Scripture will be your source of authority for faith and practice. Our loving relationship with God is central expwriencing everything Blackaby writes. But it remains a question as to whether or not we are entitled to expect ‘hotline’ disclosures on a regular basis.
I’ve bought the day-by-day devotional book, it was so helpful, as I’d like to be reminded every day of this book. However, the majority of it I did. He seems to give the impression that only if we move into international business, large evangelism campaigns and full time paid ministry are we really following God.
The Scripture teaches that such information comes from Scripture, not gpd private revelations from God. What do we find? Christian Book Distributors, offering the largest selection of Christian products in the world, featured it prominently on page two of its Christmas sale catalog. I had no God previously since ; and I was introduced to Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism that experienfing in after Gautama Siddhartha Experiecing which came down from the Primal Buddhism which there are no ancient writings just artifacts.
The only two references in the Epistles to being led by the Spirit mean something specific. The concept of divine “assignment” is central to everything Blackaby has written. It was started by a verse of Scripture: This makes the entire book built on a faulty interpretation of an important passage that is about the trinitarian nature of God and not about how the Christian finds God’s will.
Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God, Workbook by Henry T. Blackaby
Blackaby says that, just like in the Old Testament, when God speaks today we will clearly know it is God. When my wife speaks, there is propositional content. But Jesus never suggests such a thing. How henrg such a popular book be so wrong?
To challenge it is akin to spiritual treason. Jul 15, Crystal rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: How they could follow a proven business plan, and it will make them rich. blackabu
If God heals you, or blesses you in any way – it’s only because He wants you to do some kind of big God-sized work. But when God says the same thing through each of these ways, you can have confidence to proceed” Even Jesus did not expect it was enough merely to claim to speak for God.