By Larry Crabb
Forever switch how you look at the Bible . . . and your personal life
Have you ever learn the Bible simply to return away careworn? Ever questioned if God actually had you in brain whilst He all started telling His story?
Though lifestyles will not be going in accordance with your plan, God has one other one, far better than you could think. From Genesis to Revelation, adventure His invitation to get you dancing with joy.
In 66 Love Letters Larry Crabb deals a clean, relational examine Scripture:
“When you end examining my old flame letter to you, i need you to achieve that I never underestimated how completely you’d reduce to rubble your lifestyles or how painfully you could fight and endure, and that i don’t wish you to underestimate your failures or struggles both. They’re all a part of the tale I’m telling. “But neither have I underestimated my selection or skill to go into both the mess you’ve made and the soreness you are feeling, then flip every thing round. I can,...
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When you finish reading My first love letter to you, I want you to realize that I never underestimated how thoroughly you’d mess up your life or how painfully you would struggle and suffer, and I don’t want you to underestimate your failures or struggles either. They’re all part of the story I’m telling. “But neither have I underestimated My determination or ability to enter the mess you’ve made and the pain you feel and turn everything around. I can, and I will, make everything good again. Never, never underestimate Me.
You have prayed for everything we do, including writing this book. I am grateful. • the spiritual formation group I have been part of for five-plus years. Thanks for knowing me and still believing in me. • Andi, director of operations for NewWay Ministries. Your passion, ideas, and loyal love keep our ministry moving ahead. You’re in a class by yourself. • my family: Ken and Lesley, and Kep and Kimmie. You make parenting, in-law parenting, and grandparenting a sheer delight. • Special thanks to Kep, NewWay Ministries executive director, who also is my literary agent and typist.
I leave it to scholars to understand what only scholars understand and to add depth or correct misdirection in what I’ve come up with in this book. That early morning I saw myself as I really am, a mere Christian, a hungry follower of Jesus who desperately wants to hear whatever God is telling me, a man in misery who wants only one thing, not relief from misery (although that would be nice), but hope—hope of intimacy and meaning and joy forever, in relationship with God. To sharpen my focus in what I was aggressively (and dependently) listening for, I indulged in a brief fantasy.