Jesus said, ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å«I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´ ThatÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇs the offer of Christianity, from God himself. Just look at what happens when people are touched by Jesus ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´å the blind see, the lame walk, the deaf hear, the dead are raised to life. In other words, to be touched by God is to be restored. To become all God meant you to be. That is what Christianity is supposed to do for you ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´å make you whole, set you free, bring you fully alive.
But Jesus also warned that the path to that life is narrow, and few people would find it. "Waking the Dead" will help you find that life, see the fierce battle over your heart and embrace all that God has for you.
There is a glory and a meaning to life that most people ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´å including believers ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´å never see. They live as the dead in heart, moving from difficulty to drudgery and continually misinterpreting their days.
In this book John Eldredge offers deep and life-changing answers to three key questions: Why is the heart so important? Can we really trust our hearts? And how do ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å«ordinaryÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´ people live from the heart? Eldredge teaches from the new covenant taught in Scripture to answer these questions.
The author expounds that the heart is central to life and that God redeems the heart. Eldredge explains why Christianity is a process of restoration: with GodÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇs covenant of unconditional love, He mends the broken parts of our hearts and sets the captive parts free.
This book is divided into four sections. Selected chapters from each section include:
ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´ÌàPart I: Seeing Our Way Clearly ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´å ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å«Arm Yourselves,ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´ ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å«The Eyes of the HeartÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´ and ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å«The Heart of All Things.ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´
ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´ÌàPart II: The Ransomed Heart ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´å ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´Ransomed and RestoredÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´ and ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å«The Glory Hidden in Your Heart.ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´
ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´ÌàPart III: The Four Streams ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´å ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´Walking with GodÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´ and ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å«Receiving GodÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇs Counsel.ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´
ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´ÌàPart IV: The Way of the Heart ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´å ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´Fellowships of the Heart.ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´
ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å«Waking the Dead will help you understand how to live from the heart, care for your heart like the treasure of the kingdom that it is and give from fullness instead of emptiness. This message also shows how living from the heart can energize your love for God and others in a way youÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇve never experienced, revealing lifeÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇs purpose: fighting for the hearts of others.ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´ (Comments from Ransomed Heart Ministries)
If you want life, youÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇll need your heart. IsnÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇt it time you got it back?
ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å«ItÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇs one thing to want a deeper connection with God ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´å itÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇs a whole different level to realize that my heart is the treasure of God .... This is a book of incredible wealth.ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´ - Tim from San Luis Obispo, Calif.
ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´ÌàPaperback: 256 pages
ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´ÌàPublisher: Thomas Nelson (Nov 14, 2006)
ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´ÌàProduct Dimensions: 20.8 x 13.5 x 1.8 cm
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