Experiencing God has ratings and reviews. As I participated in a group study on Henry Blackaby’s book: Experiencing God, I not only discovered. When we read Blackaby’s words more than thirty years ago, we never imagined the Experiencing God family of Bible studies would become one of the most. I eventually put that material into the book Experiencing God: Knowing and Ten years after its release, more than three million copies of the workbook had.
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Return to Book Page. Preview — Experiencing God by Henry T. Richard Blackaby Goodreads Author. Most Bible studies help people; this one changes them forever. For more than 15 years, God has used Experiencing God in His work, showing believers how to know Him intimately while encouraging them to.
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To ask other readers questions about Experiencing Godplease sign up. Have you used this expereincing ever in your group’s bible study? Gina Levert Yes, we just finished the book.
We have a large class and our facilitator had us to volunteer to cover one chapter each. See 1 question about Experiencing God…. Lists with This Book. Jun tod, Pamela Tucker rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: All Christians who have Salvation. I experiencinv no God previously since ; and I was introduced to Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism that came in after Gautama Siddhartha Buddhism which came down from the Primal Buddhism which there are no ancient writings just artifacts.
Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God, Workbook by Henry T. Blackaby
My friend and I had trained during electronics in the making of pc boards, she was Japanese and we became friends and she introduced me to the Lotus Sutra. There is no god in Nichiren Shoshu. They blavkaby I had no God previously since ; and I was introduced to Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism that came in after Gautama Siddhartha Buddhism which came down from the Primal Buddhism which there are no ancient writings just artifacts. They held to a monistic view believing that there is no separation between Creator and Creature but being protected experiencimg Buddhist, Hindu, and Shinto gods regarded as exepriencing forces.
The main chanting of mantra was enlightenment, propsperty, and healing from chanting nam-myoho-renge-kyo expressing devotion to the law of karma.
Fulfilling worldly desires that brings enlightenment, which can be achieved in a life time.
This was founded by Soka Gakkai in by Tsunesaburo Makiguchi Not the same as Ancient Buddha which they only found artifacts of a Buddha sitting yoga style. Well the Lord had other plans for me my neighbors were Christians and they had a friend that played guitar it was the guitar that attracted me to church. I thought that is what they meant by church. So I attended and received salvation and lost my roommate.
Was blessed with a good job, and gained prosperity in Spiritual things of God. I had spiritual encounters a few times before the Japanese roommates, but did not know how to seek God properly. I recommend this to all new born again Christians that need to develop a strong love and relationship with God.
The author and I have many things in common except I do not have the Church religion background. I stepped out in faith, and I have the same fundamental experiences when face to face with God in my life with God It is a must read book and their is scriptures and it is only for those who want to become wealthy spiritually instead of worldly wise.
May 19, Steven rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Anyone who wants to hear God’s voice. When I read this the first time I was so excited to find someone who believed exactly as I did about the way God speaks to His people.
Of course, Blackaby provides a tremendous amount of scriptural support for his position, so that was also very helpful. His view remains unusual, though no longer unique. He will lead you provided you are doing the When I read this the first time I was so excited to find someone who believed exactly as I did about the way God speaks to His people. He will lead you provided you are doing the other things in the book Where others say, “the Lord helps those who help themselves,” Blackaby answers that God often does nothing until His people can “cease striving” and rest in Him.
I have never read a better explanation for the way God speaks, including how to know His voice, and the various media through which he speaks whether scripture, other Christians, circumstances, or the Church. This is an excellent book and I cannot recommend it too highly. I’m glad they made a ‘book’ version.
The workbook is probably better because it is so engaging. But so many people will not buy or really use a workbook, so the book version will reach a lot of people. May 06, Jeremy Manuel rated it liked it Shelves: Experiencing God is considered a modern Christian classic.
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Despite this, my thoughts on the book are mixed. The point of the book is to find ways to experience God. In particular to see where God is working, and to be involved in His work. Overall, I thought that the principles that Blackaby presents for doing experienccing are pretty solid.
Nothing comes to mind that made me really wary when came down to his basic principles of how to worbook God. There were two things that I did dislike about the book Experiencing God is considered a modern Christian classic.
Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God, Workbook
There were two things that I did dislike about the book though. First, it suffers from appearing to be a bit prideful. I don’t know Henry Blackaby so I have no idea what he is really like, but the writing style of the book just smacks of arrogance sometimes. Even in trying to be humble at one point he says that God had to look high and low for someone as ordinary as me.
Not to mention constantly referring to some conference where he tells how somebody’s life was changed by reading his book. Not that it isn’t good to have testimonials, but the frequency of such examples, with few examples that don’t involve the book or Blackaby himself, started blackzby rub me the wrong way. The second problem I had with the book, was that it gave a lopsided view of how God may speak to you.
Many of Blackaby’s examples are amazing. It is about how he and his wife were called to Canada to pastor a small church and all the amazing things that were done there or how people were called to serve God in amazing circumstances and amazing outcomes.
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These examples naturally led me to ask is this how God speaks to everybody? What about God speaking to people in the everyday, worrkbook our communities, in things that are not “full-time ministry. We are not all meant to be Paul or Moses at least in terms of our accomplishments.
So while I thought it was solid on its principles, the tone of the book and the examples it gave slightly diminished its value in my eyes. Jan 09, Maya rated it really liked it. We read this book with our Bible study group and it was a good one to dive into with others to discuss.
Blackaby covers all the different ways we can experience God and how important it is to pay attention to each of these. The overall theme of the book is to pay attention to how God could be working around you and how He wants you to be part of that. Instead of workboik in prayer all the things you want, ask Him what He wants for your life, worbkook you should jump into and for guidance. The book dis We read this book with our Bible study group and it was a good goe to dive into with others to discuss.
The book experiejcing different ways that God can speak to his people and how each of us can experience Him as couples, in our children’s lives, in the hlackaby, marketplace, and His kingdom. I will admit that at times I felt like there was story after story about Blackaby at a conference and how someone’s life was changed by something he said. But if you can get past some of that there is good ideas to grasp onto and new ways to look at convening with God.
Blackaby does a wonderful job at making sure the reader understands that this whole following God thing is not easy and that you will run into hardship and obstacles as you try to follow His will for your life. I wish he would have gone into this a little more but he does an overall good job of covering it.
He does not call you to get involved in His activity merely so people can workgook what you can do. He will call you to an assignment that you cannot accomplish worbkook from His divine intervention.
God’s assignments have God-sized dimensions. But if you are God-centered, your focus remains on Him alone. Storms may rage around you, but as long as you have God in your sight, you’ll stay the course.
Apr 22, Shane Gliser rated it it was ok. A concerned Christian’s review: Nobel intentions but with more theological holes than you can shake a cross at. For example the very thesis verse is taken out of context and thus flawed. This is not to say that it is without value. It is good at getting people into the word and getting people used to the i A concerned Christian’s review: It is good at getting people into the word and getting people used to the idea of seeking God on individual level.
In that regard, it’s great. However, due to the flawed theological premise, it could lead to long-term disillusionment, frustration, and unfounded fear and doubt for believers who have been told through the book that if they’re not hearing from God that there is something wrong with their Christian walk.