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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Conociendo a Dios by J. Knowing God by J. For over 40 ocnociendo, J. Packer’s classic has been an important tool to help Christians around the world discover the wonder, the glory and the joy of knowing God.
InChristianity Today voted this title one of the top 50 books that have shaped evangelicals. This edition is updated with Americanized language and spelling and a new preface by the author. Stemming from For over 40 years, J. Stemming from Packer’s profound theological knowledge, Knowing God brings together two important facets of the Christian faith: Knowing about God and 2.
Knowing God through conoicendo context of a close relationship with the person of Jesus Christ. Written in an engaging and practical tone, this thought-provoking work seeks to transform and enrich the Christian understanding of God.
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Explaining both who God is and how we can relate to him, Packer divides his book into three sections: The first ji.packrr our attention to how and why we know God, the second to the attributes of God and the third to the benefits enjoyed by a those who know him intimately. This guide leads readers into a greater understanding of God while providing advice to gaining a closer relationship with him as a result.
Paperback0 pages. Published by Clie, Editorial first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To cnociendo other readers questions about Conociendo a Diosplease sign up. Kate In our society – not just American, in my case, but also much of the world influenced by Christianity – we have a tendency to throw the phrase …more In our society – not just American, in dioe case, but also much of the world influenced by Christianity – we have a tendency to throw the phrase conocienso God” around flippantly.
The homeless and needy need to “know God”, the emotionally driven spiritualists “know God” from a religious experience, and many churches throw around the phrase in a way that does not encourage true intimacy and knowledge, but a cliche.
In Chapter 3, Packer talks about what it means to genuinely know God and discusses many conciendo the barriers, tendencies, and truths of this narrow path.
In many ways it is a chapter long thesis statement he takes apart throughout the rest of his book. Knowing God does not narrow your world into a dour set of sufferings we have to stoically bear until we meet our Judge. This idea was common in the s and carried into our time 2. Knowing God does expand your world, remove boredom, and set on fire a desire to love, honor, and obey Him. Without God everything is a bore; He alone can catch our imagination and claim our allegiance without disappointment.
He has swept us into a cosmic epic ji.pavker throughout the ages. He is not a neighbor, peer, something unknowable or inanimate, but he is above us.
To know Him means he first knew us. Knowing God involves knowing God’s Word, the Bible. You can only know God if you know Jesus. Knowing about God does not mean you know God.
Knowing God is a matter of personal dealing – each person conocoendo their own relationship 8. Knowing God is a matter of personal involvement – Mind, will, and feeling. Like really knowing people, you must involve all of yourself in knowing God. With God you can’t hide though, and bits of you are broken before him. Sometimes it is a mind obsessed with doubt or the emotions unable to feel for good things after years of abuse. Knowing God means he will conocienro those ji.pavker and they will heal in time, but it is not usually a comfortable process.
Both are self absorbed, one dependent upon their own feelings about God and the other on lofty thoughts. Like all things there is a balance. The things is when people are broken in one area they favor the other, conoceindo a crippled leg, because it hurts to heal.
After all of this what really matters as Packer wrote, “is not It answered dips I didn’t know how to word and expressed my own self absorbed crippled state.
The rest of the book is just as beautiful if only because Packer constantly draws us back to Christ. See all 3 questions about Conociendo a Dios…. Lists with This Conocciendo. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. As a lesbian gay-married, moreover! But even beyond this, the book is arrogant, repetitive and so poorly written it is like reading conocifndo very inaccessible text book.
The entire thing is a know-it-all brag-fest masquerading as Christian humility.
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The author seems determined to put down every other Christian in a way that can only be interpreted as painting himself as more righteous. As a woman, too, I often questioned if I was supposed to be reading this book since every argument was so male-centric. Funnily enough the three pages of praise in the front of my edition were all from men except one person maybe two? The name was ambiguous. Why then am I giving this 1. I can admit that occasionally Packer made a point I thought was interesting.
However, it was buried under so much holier-than-thou rubbish that I was never in a very receptive state of mind. I also think I was probably interpreting some of his points that I did enjoy in not quite the ji.pacier he intended I would just avoid this conocienndo, it is such a pious snooze-fest. Might be jip.acker for a kind of theology primer, but even then there are parts I wasn’t a big fan of.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. Quotes from Knowing God. He is not in such a hurry as we are, and it is not his way to give more light on the future than we need for action in the present, or to guide us more than one step at a time.