Are you in need of strength, encouragement, and hope? Empowered by His Presence will set you free to face life head-on and follow God's glorious vision. Kevin Harney weaves together biblical stories and modern narratives to form a stunning tapestry of grace and hope. In the pages of this book, you will find four surprising and God-given sources of strength: Suffering, pain and loss; Sabbath and rest; Community; Mission and purpose. Discover how each of these power sources can help you live boldly, serve humbly, and overcome life's obstacles.
God's kingdom isn't about getting more power--it's about being empowered to face life head on and fulfill his purposes for us. For readers who are feeling beaten down and discouraged by constant striving, Kevin Harney points to four surprising and God-given sources of true strength:
· suffering, loss, and pain
· Sabbath and rest
· mission and purpose
Through biblical and personal stories, he shows how each source daily empowers believers to live boldly, serve humbly, and overcome whatever difficult circumstances they may be facing. Perfect for small group study and individual devotion.
Kevin G. Harney (MDiv, Fuller Seminary; DMin, Western Theological Seminary) is lead pastor of Shoreline Community Church in Monterey, California. Harney is the author of several books, including Reckless Faith and the Organic Outreach series, as well as many small group guides, curriculum, and articles. He also does extensive teaching and speaking both nationally and internationally. He lives in California.