As I read this book, I sensed the authors enthusiasm and passion for life. He shares of his family's personal stories and their work in ministry. He is one who lives what he writes. Freely he has received, freely he gives. His life and ministry is one of multiplication, he is full of the life of God, the life giver. We are the children of God, the world is waiting for the life giver to be revealed through His children. We need to rise up full of, and yielded to the Holy Spirit, trusting Him and being free in Him to be to this world what He created us to be. He longs to touch, to create, to heal, and to love through us. The Life Giver in us is the life of abundance that needs to be shared. Thank you Joey for the courage to believe for more. This book will challenge and encourage you. With the life giver working through us,we can make a difference!
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The Life Giver by Joey LeTournesu is a radical book, a book which if treated seriously could change your life. The books main point is god gives his grace freely to his children so that they may give it to others. The author obviously has a heart of compassion as several of his illustrations throughout the book prove. His concern for the orphan is noteworthy.
The early chapters of this book lay a foundation for the rest of the book and are an essential part of his teaching. He outlines how he came to be so passionately concerned with blessing others. His parents were examples to him of how to bless others.
He then moves onto to the importance of our relationship with the Lord and the wonder of his grace. This book is a God centered book and in it the author encourages us to seek God so that we might be transformed into the image of Christ. We are challenged to be Christlike time and time again. We are shown how to graciously live in the battles of life in an offensive manner, so that we exhibit the character of Christ through our serving him and by this we can also impart life and blessing to others.
His chapter on creative authority is full of insights that help us to see how we can use our gifts for the sake of the kingdom. The more we read of this book we will realize that the author wants us to receive from god so that we can give blessings away.
The book ends with a challenge to be totally surrendered to the purposes of God, a self -centered life style is rightly challenged and a total openness to the Lord commended. The book is full of helpful illustrations of the author's teaching and many passages of scripture are used to show that this is what requires of us. The emphasis throughout is that the Life giver wants to give us abundant life so that we may share it with others. If you buy this book you will be challenged to live out of the resources of a gracious God, I commend this book to you not because I was asked to review it for Destiny Image but because this book will help you in your walk with the Lord.
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"The Life Giver" is the account of Joey Letourneau's life transforming prophetic vision of the life giving power of Jesus. He challenges the reader to join him as he taps into the Life Giver Himself to bring love, healing and deliverance to the lost, broken, and needy of the world with this creative life giving power
Illustrations from the lives of Boaz and Ruth, David, Moses, Enoch, Abraham, and many other Old Testament personalities demonstrate how life giving power can be appropriated and shared with others. In New Testament accounts Jesus passed on to his disciples the creative authority to be His representatives as life givers. Joey sets forth principles gleaned from Acts 4 as the disciples from the first century pursued their calling to change the world.
I enjoyed the stories of ministry to children and youth in Ethiopia, of the adoption of Anna and power of the relationship notebook. I was captivated by the account of God's miraculous provision throughout the faith building global trip Joey and Destiny made to bring life to the broken and to empower the powerless.
Readers are challenged to join Joey, in the prophetic vision given him, to become a new generation of life givers, living the abundant life already within and to boldly step out in faith as a life giver transforming a new culture with life giving prophetic power.
A complimentary copy of this book was provided for review purposes. The opinions expressed are my own.