Tired of googling God’s Will in all the wrong places? It’s a habit that consumes valuable time and often produces tragedy and frustration instead of fulfillment. Can you really find something, in this case, the will of God, which is not lost?
The whole concept of “searching” suggests that something is lost, but is it really? What should you do? Stop “googling God’s Will” and spend that precious time living into it. It’s doable and the aim of this book is to dispel some of the theological sacred cows about the will of God and help you learn a new way of thinking and reflecting that can free you up to live into his will.
Asking questions is often at the root of learning, but asking the wrong questions takes us on a journey along a path to nowhere. Have you ever asked questions like:
- Does God have a “perfect or permissive will” for my life?
- Can I “put out a fleece” to discover his will?
- How does the Spirit interact with me in living into the will of God?
The bottom line: well, you will have to read googling God’s Will to see what this book offers as possible solutions.
googling God’s Will: Why Keep Searching for It When It’s Not Lost?
by Winn Griffin
Copyright © 2011 by Winn Griffin.
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To Donna Faith, Jason Jonathan, and Jeramie Joy.
My most favorite people in the world.
I am completely convinced that communities do influence. Such has been the case in the writing of this book. I am thankful for the friends who read this manuscript and influenced me to sharpen it up. Of course, they are not responsible for the final content. I bear the responsibility of the thoughts that I have written here: some they agree with and some they would disagree with. So I take this opportunity to say a heartfelt thanks to: Roy Conwell, Jamie Greene, Mark Miller, and Rose Madrid-Swetman, Friends and Doctors All! Finally, a special “shout out” for Lisa San Martin for her suggestion of making the title current to the present use of the word “google.”
Power Steering, GPS, or googling?
Chapter 1: God’s Grand Narrative
Chapter 2: Guidance on Guidance
Chapter 3: Sacred Cows
Chapter 4: We Think Differently
Chapter 5: The Many Faces of the Will of God
Chapter 6: An Alternative Way of Thinking
Chapter 7: Guidance by the Spirit
Chapter 8: It’s a Marathon Not a Sprint
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