By John Ortberg
2016 Christian ebook Award finalist (Nonfiction category)
Very infrequently within the Bible does God command a person to “Stay.” He opens a door, after which he invitations us to stroll via it—into the unknown. and the way we decide to reply will finally be sure the existence we'll lead and the individual we are going to turn into. in truth, to fail to include the open door is to overlook the paintings God has made for us to do.
In all of the areas to head . . . how can you Know?, bestselling writer John Ortberg opens our eyes to the numerous doorways God locations ahead of us each day, teaches us easy methods to realize them, and offers us the encouragement to step out in religion and include all the awesome possibilities that await.
So pass ahead—walk via that door. you simply may perhaps do whatever that lasts for eternity.
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Does not the eye aim its arrow outward every time passion and desire tighten the bowstring? Does not the hand To Need God Is Perfection grasp outward, is not his arm outstretched, and is not his ingenuity all-conquering? Deception! A human being is great and at his highest only when before God he recognizes that he is nothing in himself. Consider Moses or the so-called works of Moses. What is the deed of even the greatest hero; what are demolishing mountains and filling rivers compared with having darkness fall upon all Egypt!
In the crucial initial moment when one sets out and begins, a dangerous time indeed, enemy forces come and slip in a changeling promise, thus hindering one from making a genuine beginning. Alas, how many have been deceived in this manner, yes, as if cast under a spell! The Greatest Danger Imagine a kind of medicine that possesses in full dosage a laxative effect but in a half dose a constipating effect. Suppose someone is suffering from constipation. ” What a tragedy! So it is with today’s Christianity.
It knows very well how to make friends with them. Cowardice settles deep in our souls like the idle mists on stagnant waters. From it arise unhealthy vapors and deceiving phantoms. The thing that cowardice fears most is decision; for decision always scatters the mists, at least for a moment. Cowardice thus hides behind the thought it likes best of all: the crutch of time. Cowardice and time always find a reason for not hurrying, for saying, “Not today, but tomorrow”, whereas God in heaven and the eternal say: “Do it today.