How to personally, more deeply encounter God
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If you have found this series on Encountering God helpful, why not continue on through other related series on our site:
- Behold Your God - a study of the attributes of God
- The Presence Of God - manifestations of God's presence throughout eternal history
- The Solemn Assembly - learning lessons from Old Testament Revivals
- The Revival We Need - a heartfelt look at the need for revival in our churches and our lives
- Life As God Intends For His People - the Christian life as God meant it to be!
Revival: A People Saturated With God
by Brian Edwards
Brian H. Edwards seeks to bring the reader into contact with revival and to introduce it to those who may never have read much on the subject. This book is not a clinical analysis of revival, nor just an assessment of God's reviving work in the past. Rather it is the author's declared intention to inform our minds and inflame our hearts so that we may have a heart-longing for God to give us revival in our day and so that we might become what Duncan Campbell describes as a people 'saturated with God'.
The author gives an introduction to the subject of spiritual revival based upon the experience of Israel in the time of King Hezekiah in the Old Testament. The meaning of the word 'revival' is defined and the hallmarks of revival are described with warnings against false views of revival. Illustrated from stories of revival across the centuries of the Christian church, the book covers the state of the church before revival, the events during revival (urgency, preaching, conviction, prayer, worship, evangelism, giving and children) and the aftermath of revival. A challenge for the church today to long for and pray for true revival.
Delighting In God
by John Howe
'Many have that phrase, 'enjoying God', often in their mouths, who do not understand what they mean by it; even some who have real enjoyment of Him' - so says John Howe in this newly typeset and modernized edition of his classic work. 'A Treatise Of Delighting In God' was one of Howe’s most popular publications, originally published in 1674. His Scripture text is taken from Psalm 37:4, 'Delight thyself in the Lord, and He shall give thee the desires of thine heart'. Howe demonstrates the object to be delighted in (God), the access sinful men have to God (through Christ), and how God is to be considered man's delight. He shows that the soul must delight in God, and that the proper path to such delight is through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Then, he gives a number of directions for improving our Christian walk, motives and principles of the Christian life, and directions on having a sole dependence on God. Thus he points his readers to a holy, consistent practice of delighting in God.
John Howe (1630–1706) was an English Puritan theologian who studied at Christ's College, Cambridge, and at Magdalen College, Oxford receiving a B.A. in 1650 and M.A. in 1652. For a time, Howe was a fellow and college chaplain at Oxford.
Available to order from amazon.com and amazon.co.uk - 292 pages.
by Dallas Willard
Being close to God means communicating with Him - telling Him what is on our hearts in prayer, and hearing and understanding what He is saying to us. It is this second half of our conversation with God that is so important, but that can also be so difficult. How do we hear His voice? How can we be sure that what we think we hear is not our own subconscious? What role does the Bible play? What if what God says to us is not clear?
The key, says best-selling author Dallas Willard, is to focus not so much on individual actions and decisions, as on building our personal relationship with our Creator. In this updated and expanded edition of Willard's beloved book, originally published as 'In Search of Guidance', you'll gain rich spiritual insight into how we can hear God's voice clearly and develop an intimate partnership with Him in the work of His kingdom. Including new material, and reformatted to be even easier to read, this classic continues to endure as one of today's best resources for learning to listen closely to God.
Available to order from amazon.com and amazon.co.uk - 272 pages.
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