By Larry Crabb
Forever swap how you look at the Bible . . . and your individual life
Have you ever learn the Bible simply to come back away careworn? Ever puzzled if God actually had you in brain while He all started telling His story?
Though lifestyles is probably not going in response to your plan, God has one other one, far better than you could think. From Genesis to Revelation, event His invitation to get you dancing with joy.
In 66 Love Letters Larry Crabb bargains a clean, relational examine Scripture:
“When you end interpreting my old flame letter to you, i would like you to gain that I never underestimated how completely you’d reduce to rubble your lifestyles or how painfully you might 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 discomfort you're feeling, then flip every thing round. I can,...
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I’m familiar in an unscholarly sort of way with great philosophers such as Blaise Pascal. I’ve read great novelists such as Fyodor Dostoyevsky. I’ve spent hours soaking in the wisdom of great minds such as C. S. Lewis and great mystics such as John of the Cross and great theologians such as John Owen. I’ve concluded one thing: if you face yourself honestly, if you look through a clear lens at your life in this world, hearing God speak to you in the sixty-six love letters that make up the Bible will do you more good than anything else.
I think I need to read more. ” “I always listen. And I’ll never turn away from you. ” “Hear this above all: I will do whatever it takes to carry out My plan! “I didn’t create you to be miserable or empty. My plan was, is, and always will be that you would share My joy. But you got yourself in such bad shape, so far away from Me, that you had no hope of real happiness. I couldn’t bear to leave you in that condition. “So I revealed My power by setting you free, My holiness by letting you know how you must live to stay close to Me, and My passionate love by moving in with you.
Without any sense of gratitude for being awake and alive, I climbed out of bed, grabbed my Bible more from instinct than desire, and stumbled downstairs to my favorite sulking spot, a comfortable chair in front of our gas log fireplace. I turned it on and sat down, feeling a mixture of three ounces anger for being awake when I wanted to be asleep and a half-ounce gratitude for the instant warmth from the fire that required no work on my part. The possibility of more gratitude was smothered by my sense that if I couldn’t sleep, I at least deserved warm feet.