27 quotes from Waking the Dead: The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive: ‘somehow we have overlooked the fact this treasured called the heart can also be broken. WAKING THE DEAD: The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive. John Eldredge, Author. Thomas Nelson $ (p) ISBN Waking the Dead reveals the fierce battle over our hearts and how God desires to bring us fully alive. Waking the Dead John Interviewed by.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Waking the Dead Quotes Showing of When it comes to habits we cannot quit or patterns we cannot stop, anger that flies out of nowhere, fears we cannot drad, or weaknesses we hate to admit–much of what troubles us comes out of the broken places in our hearts crying out for relief. Jesus speaks as if we are all brokenhearted.
We would do well to trust His perspective on this. The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive. And that whole bit about being long-suffering-no way. Part of me wants to just get drunk. But if you intend to live in the Story that God is telling, and if you want the life he offers, then you are going to need more than a handful of principles, however noble they may be.
There are too many twists and vead in the road ahead, too many ambushes waiting only God knows where, too much at stake. You cannot possibly prepare yourself for every situation. Narrow is the way, said Jesus. How shall we be sure to find it?
WAKING THE DEAD: The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive
We need God intimately, and we need him desperately. But the Scripture is abundant and clear: Christ came not only to pardon eldreege, but also to heal us.
He wants the glory restored. So, put the book down for just a moment, and let this sink in: Jesus can, and wants to, heal your heart.
God loves you; you matter to him. Wwaking is a fact, stated as a proposition. I imagine most of you have heard it any number of times. Facts eldredfe lodged in the mind, for the most part. Proposition speaks to the mind, but when you tell a story, you speak to the heart.
It is our way of communicating the timeless truths, passing them down. He tells a certain kind of story. Recovery of sight for the blind Luke 4: We need clarity and we need it badly.
A simple prayer rises from my heart: Jesus, take away the fog and the clouds and the veil, and help me to see. For we are losing heart.
It is the single most unifying quality thf by the human race on the planet at this time. We are losing—or we have already lost—heart. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. You are a child of God. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
To remain present to God, you must remain present to your heart. To hear his voice, you must listen with your heart. To love him, you must love with all your heart. You cannot be the person God meant you to be, and you cannot live the life he meant you to live, unless you live from the heart.
God intends life for you. But that is eternal life, meaning, because of the death of Jesus Christ you can go to heaven when you die. Are we just lost at sea? What did Jesus mean when he promised us life? I go back to the source, and what I find is just astounding. A raving pagan is easier to dismiss than an elder in your church. Before Jesus came along, the Pharisees ran the show. But we wrestle not against flesh and blood. The Pharisees and their brethren down through the ages have merely acted—unknowingly, for the most part—as puppets, the mouthpiece of the Enemy.
But we need your gift. Do you see it? I am not making this up—though I have been accused of making the gospel better than it is. The charge is laughable.
Waking the Dead Quotes by John Eldredge
Could anyone be more generous than God? Could any of us come up with a story that beats the one God has come up with? All the stories that we tell borrow their power from the Great Story eldeedge is telling.
Lewis regarding her son age nine and his love for The Chronicles of Narnia. The boy was feeling bad because he felt elsredge loved Aslan the lion hero of the story more than Jesus. With grace and brilliance Lewis replied that he need not worry: So that when Laurence thinks he is loving Aslan, he is really loving Jesus: All that you loved about Aslan is Jesus. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.