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Longing for God

J. K. Jones

Longing for God

Learning to Cultivate Your Spiritual Garden

by J. K. Jones

  • 179 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by College Pr Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity - Christian Life,
  • Religion - Christian Living,
  • Christianity,
  • Desire for God,
  • God (Christianity),
  • Knowableness,
  • Spiritual life,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8274006M
    ISBN 100899006833
    ISBN 109780899006833
    OCLC/WorldCa31396179

    Description of the book "The Furious Longing of God": Imagine a stormy day at sea: your ship yielding to a relentless wind, pummeled by crashing waves, subject to the awesome force of nature. A force that is both fierce and majestic. A power that is nothing short of . A power that is nothing short of is God's intense, consuming love for His children. It's a love that knows no limits, and no boundaries. A love that will go to any lengths, and take any risks, to pursue ed author and ragamuffin Brennan Manning presents a love story for the brokenhearted.

      The Furious Longing of God - Ebook written by Brennan Manning. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Furious Longing of God/5(34). The Gospel Project: Longing for the King is a six-session study by Halim Suh and Kendell Easley that helps us understand the implications and significance of redemption. God has been King over His kingdom forever, ruling in praiseworthy majesty. Yet all the while, His creatures have rebelled—leaving destruction, chaos, and judgment in their g: Paperback.

      A Deep Longing for God. Psalm 1. We rejoiced to hear that the trapped Chilean miners were rescued this past week. An AP article summarizes matters: SAN JOSE MINE, Chile – The miners who spent 69 agonizing days deep under the Chilean earth were hoisted one by one to freedom Wednesday, their rescue moving with remarkable speed while their Author: Ed Vasicek.   Unlike a book like Ragamuffin Gospel– a book written when Manning was at the height of his powers- Furious Longing of God gives evidence of a Manning who has delivered his best words many times, and now wants to point to and underline them once more.


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Longing for God by J. K. Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Furious Longing of God was recommended to me by a young Episcopalian priest after I asked for reading suggestions. I didn't think that I was having a crisis of faith.

Instead, I thought I had questions about faith. After reading the first chapter of Brennan Manning's book, I realized with some embarrassment that I Longing for God book looking at my faith /5(). O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; My soul thirsts for Longing for God book, my flesh yearns for You, In a dry and weary land where there is no water.

Psalm Interjections Appetite, Spiritual Stretching Out drought, spiritual. desires Hands Spiritual Hunger Thirst. I stretch out my hands to You; My soul longs for You, as a parched land.

Selah. I really wanted to like this book, Longing for God: Seven Paths of Christian Devotion by Beebe and Foster. I had hoped that it would be a modern day classic explaining the best in spiritual writing and creating within the reader a genuine hunger for God.

However, I was disappointed/5(29). (Jeenah Moon/Reuters) Longing for an Absent God: Faith and Doubt in Great American Fiction, by Nick Ripatrazone (Fortress Press, pp., $) What it might mean to speak of Catholic literature Author: James Matthew Wilson.

Longing for God is a beautiful thing. As we wait, expecting His arrival, He too is longing for us. I recently read The Furious Longing of God by Brennan Manning.

A pastor friend gave it to me. If you are looking for a good read or gift, it’s on my recommended reading list. Do you long for the closeness with God that you've tasted in fleeting moments. You can begin to fill that longing by developing your capacity to receive and respond to God's love.

In this rich resource Richard Foster and Gayle Beebe introduce you to people from the past who have known God deeply and model the seven paths to intimacy with God from Christian history. The Furious Longing of God is not a book on theology, it's not a book on do's or don'ts, it's not a book that puts God in box, it's not a book on how righteous you need to be to be worthy of God's love.

By titling this book The Furious Longing of God, Brennan Manning is creating a picture of the energetic passionate love and desire for His 5/5(5). The Furious Longing of God is the latest tour de force from beloved author and ragamuffin, Brennan Manning.

Hold on tight as you discover the most powerful force in the universe: God's furious longing for you. There is nowhere God won't go to find us. No country too. "Reading Longing for God is like stepping into an unfamiliar room and finding a wonderful group of vital and brilliant brothers and sisters in the way of Christ, reaching out to us from across the ages and from all kinds of personal characteristics and circumstances.

We need to reach back and let them help us to know the fullness of life in the kingdom of God for who and where we are now. The number of highlights in a book is a good indicator for how much it hits my deep parts, for how profound or forceful I find it.

The Furious Longing of God has far more highlights than any other book I've read this year. Over and over again, Manning hits hard and deep, reaching into my heart and fanning the flames of my spirit/5. And this God, the living God, your God, our God, is in me, is in you, lives in us, and we live and move and have our being in Him.

And He is in us by virtue of the hunger, the longing, which we have for Him. He is Himself creating the longing for Himself.1 — Miguel de Unamuno. His name is Big Billy. The furious longing of God is beyond our wildest desires, our hope or hopelessness, our rectitude or wickedness, neither cornered by sweet talk nor gentle persuasion.

The furious longing of God, as Dan Berrigan writes, is "not to be reduced to a thing, a grand ideal; it is not to be reduced to a plaything, a caged songbird, for the amusement of /5(29). LONGING FOR GOD is a new book from Richard Foster, author of LIFE WITH GOD, CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE and PRAYER, written with Gayle Beebe.

Over the centuries, people have become alive to the presence of God in various different ways. This book identifies seven primary paths of devotion to God that draw from the great saints of the Church, and /5(26).

BOOK II Longing for God and His Help in Distress - To the choirmaster. A Maskil of the Sons of Korah. As a hart longs for flowing streams, so longs my soul for thee, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for. In his book The Furious Longing of God, Brennan Manning brings out the idea of God's all consuming love for His children.

He writes with the idea that Christians just need to 4/5(20). Meditation meant David “seeks longingly” Psalm O God, You are my God; Early will I seek (to seek early or earnestly, look early or diligently for) You; My soul thirsts for You; My flesh longs (to long for, faint, faint with longing; The word[1] seems to mean “has gone blind”, or “gone dark”.

How vivid Hebrew poetry is. Psalm 84 Longing for God’s House - For the choir director: on the Gittith. A psalm of the sons of Korah. How lovely is Your dwelling place, LORD of Hosts. I long and yearn for the courts of the LORD; my heart and flesh cry out for the living God.

Even a sparrow finds a home, and a swallow, a nest for herself where she places her young— near Your altars, LORD of Hosts, my King and my God. You can read my full book review of The Furious Longing Of God by clicking here.

Below are some of the quotes I especially appreciated. Below are some of the quotes I especially appreciated. “The God I’ve come to know by sheer grace, the Jesus I met in the grounds of my own self, has furiously loved me regardless of my state—grace or.

Longing for God offers the examples of Christians whose longings were answered." J. Douglas Ousley "By featuring the lives and teaching of 26 spiritual masters from church history, Foster and Beebe shine a light on seven paths (or orientations) to spiritual : InterVarsity Press.

Anyone longing for God will find this book to be a treasure chest full of gems. Dig in and you will be lavishly rewarded. Barbara Sartorius-Bjelland, The Covenant Companion. About the Authors. Richard J.

Foster is founder, past president and current team member of Renovaré. Having studied at George Fox and Fuller Theological Seminary, Foster. Author of the best-selling Ragamuffin Gospel, Manning here illumines the most powerful force in the universeGod's intense love for his children.

Just as there is no place you can hide from God, there are also no limits or boundaries to where his love will go to find, embrace, and carry you home! pages, hardcover from Cook. The Furious Longing of God () by Brennan Manning/5(10).The Qur'an, believed by Muslims to be the word of God, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad 1, years ago.

It is the supreme authority in Islam and the living source of all Islamic teaching; it is a sacred text and a book of guidance that sets out the creed, rituals, ethics, and laws of the Islamic religion.This is the broadminded way that Richard Foster and Gayle Beebe take in Longing for God: Seven Paths of Christian Devotion.

They serve-up the best from twenty-six different historical figures who in some way have contributed to our understanding of experiencing God.

The book is /5(5).