Deep Restoration, Part 2

Deep Restoration, Part 2

I am continuing a review of John Eldredge’s Walking the Dead book.

How do we begin to live from our whole hearts?

1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
2     He makes me lie down in green pastures.
He leads me beside still waters.
3     He restores my soul.
He leads me in paths of righteousness
for his name’s sake.
Psalm 23:1-3

He heals the brokenhearted
and binds up their wounds.
Psalm…

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Deep Restoration

We are all in need of deep restoration.  Here are some of my thoughts from John Eldredge’s book, Waking the Dead, which speaks to our need for deep restoration.

You may have thought I was through with Waking the Dead by now but not so. I am going through the book with a group of guys and we are taking our time digesting and applying it. It is summer after all so we are more laid back in our…

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Made my day!

I go to work early and come home early to avoid traffic.

Yesterday I left work later and was headed down a 2-lane street near home with lots of cars.  Up ahead I noticed a lady waiting in the turn lane to cross our lane.   I looked behind me and there were cars as far as I could see.  I slowed, moving closer I motioned to her with my hand to cross.  At that moment I realized she was not looking…

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Receiving God’s Intimate Counsel, Part 4

Receiving God’s Intimate Counsel, Part 4

Deep Connection, Intimate Counsel   (Waking the Dead, Chapter 7)

John Eldredge goes into one of the most beautiful passages in the New Testament, John 21:15-17, actually through 22.

15 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John,do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.” 16 He said…

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Receiving God’s Intimate Counsel, Part 3

Receiving God’s Intimate Counsel, Part 3

I am still in Chapter 7 and Walking the Dead by John Eldredge.

We are Misunderstood

John Eldredge delves into the insults and injuries we all have experienced.

Did your family believe in you?

“How subtly it comes….” Doubt and discouragement is sown. “There must be something wrong with us.”

“What have you believe about your heart over the years?”
“‘That it’s not worth anyone’s time’”
“‘That it’s…

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