By Larry Crabb
Forever swap how you look at the Bible . . . and your personal life
Have you ever learn the Bible in simple terms to come back away harassed? Ever puzzled if God actually had you in brain while He begun telling His story?
Though lifestyles is probably not going in keeping with 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 deals a clean, relational examine Scripture:
“When you end studying my old flame letter to you, i need you to achieve that I never underestimated how completely you’d reduce to rubble your existence or how painfully you may fight and undergo, 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 ache you are feeling, then flip every little thing round. I can,...
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Surely, if He knew, He would do something about it. When I got tired of my whining, a verse came to mind. ” I felt a hint of intrigue. Was God speaking to me? I picked up the unopened Bible I’d earlier deposited on the hearth, turned to that verse, and stared at those eight words for at least a minute. Okay, I thought, I’ve mastered the first half of that verse. I’m miserable. Now how do I move to the second half? How do I earnestly seek God? The question itself jarred something loose in me. I realized I had been assuming it was His job to seek me.
They did exactly what you would have done had you been there. They chose to throw their own party, without Us. That’s as foolish as trying to breathe in a room without air or trying to sing when you have no vocal cords. It can’t be done. There is no party without Us, only the prison of loneliness. “Adam and Eve made the same choice you’ve been making since you were a kid, to protect yourself from pain and to be in control of your own pleasure, to negotiate with Me to get what you want out of life.
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. ” “You’ve got to help me here, God. ” “Listen carefully: until you hear My message wrapped up in the stories of real people, you won’t trust that My power could enter your story. And until you imagine what it was like to begin life in the desert by hearing Me lay down laws nobody could keep, you won’t feel the crushing weight of My holiness.
66 Love Letters. A Conversation with God That Invites You into His Story by Larry Crabb