Furious Pursuit: Why God Will Never Let You Go - eBook  -     By: Frank Martin, Tim King
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WaterBrook Press / 2010 / ePub

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What if you could believe that God not only chases you, but that he has never left your side? Then, what if you could go a step further and accept that God's pursuit has nothing to do with your level of faithfulness? King and Martin contend that God alone carries the burden of establishing and maintaining a relationship with you. He is just as near and just as vigilant in his pursuit of you, regardless of your dedication to the spiritual disciplines and in spite of your struggle with sin. The authors emphasize, "You don't have to chase God. All you have to do is awaken to his voice." Furious Pursuit invites you to stop relying on yourself and allow God to transform the nature of your relationship with him. Stop chasing God and start embracing the pursuit that's already well under way!

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: WaterBrook Press
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9780307499738
ISBN-13: 9780307499738
Availability: In Stock

Author Bio

Tim King is a former pastor, marketing executive, and magazine editor who maintains an extensive speaking schedule. He is codirector of Furious Faith Ministries and the author of two previous books, Give Me This Mountain and A House That Stands. Tim and his wife, Gwynne, are the parents of three and live in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Frank Martin
is codirector of Furious Faith Ministries and the author or coauthor of more than fourteen books, having collaborated with Nicky Cruz, Robert Schuller, Wally Armstrong, Dr. Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins, and others. He has served nine years as a Family Commentary writer for Dr. James Dobson and Focus on the Family. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his wife, Ruthie, and their two children.

Publisher's Weekly

King and Martin share common theological takes on the patterns of God's faithfulness, noting that too many Christians judge their spiritual vitality on the basis of their own strivings and successes. While Christians are commanded to seek and pursue God, the authors assert that it is God's unconditional love and passionate pursuit of his children that makes the relationship happenand endure. Cleverly, the entire text is presented as a divine romance where the writers introduce the premise of humanity being wooed by God. At this initial stage of the romance, God offers believing Christians hope and healing in exchange for fear, pain and loneliness. On the heels of this dizzying pursuit, love-struck Christians encounter the nurturing courtship stage, where individuals discover identity and meaning in life. Finally, at last, the commitment of long-term marriage is extended as God invites a lover's response of pure and permanently binding devotion. As evenly as this readable material is put forth, the book lacks emotional engagement, which weakens any impact it might have engendered had the message been offered with a livelier voice. (July 18) Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

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    June 2, 2008
    This review was written for Furious Pursuit: Why God Will Never Let You Go.
    Possibly the best book I have ever read! It will open your eyes to the love of God in a way no other book has, aside from the Bible.
  2. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    July 18, 2006
    Allen Brooks
    This review was written for Furious Pursuit: Why God Will Never Let You Go.
    This book will forever change your view of God. Tim explains God is furious to love us and wants us to respond to His love.Beautifully written, easy to read, and you will love this book. A must read for all who want to understand God.
  3. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    July 8, 2006
    Kevin Beck
    This review was written for Furious Pursuit: Why God Will Never Let You Go.
    This is a wonderful book that will touch your heart.
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