. Why is that?” “the way you wrote revelation makes it difficult to understand―why didn’t you just describe what will happen in a straightforward way?”Listen to the story of God unfold through these chapters, and you’ll fi nd not only His redeeming love but His plan and provision designed especially for you.
And your own lifehave you ever read the bible only to come away confused? Ever wondered if God actually had you in mind when He began telling His story?Though life may not be going according to your plan, God has another one, far better than you can imagine. I can, and i will, make everything good again.
From genesis to revelation, experience His invitation to get you dancing with joy. In 66 love letters larry crabb offers a fresh, i want you to realize that i never underestimated how thoroughly you’d mess up your life or how painfully you would struggle and suffer, relational look at Scripture:“When you finish reading my first love letter to you, and I don’t want you to underestimate your failures or struggles either.
God's Love Letters to You: A 40-Day Devotional ExperienceThese letters come from the Word of the Almighty God. Based on 66 love Letters ―Dr. And you can. The greatest love letters of all time did not come from the pen of a playwright or the mouth of a poet. Larry crabb’s intimate conversation with God―this devotional experience offers the chance to completely change the way you think about love.
Give yourself forty days to fall head-over-heels in love with the Savior who calls you by name and welcomes you into a sweeping, incredible relationship with Him. Dear your name here, I love you. Love, God. What if you had a letter from the lord of the universe, written specifically to you with unique insight into who He is and what He has planned for you?What if you could enter into a real conversation with the God of the Bible?WELL, YOU DO.
They weren’t formed on warped sheets of music or with the quills of romantics. Discover the language and story of true love as it was originally intended―personal letters from God to you.
Shattered Dreams: God's Unexpected Path to JoyHe wraps these insights around the bold story of Naomi in the Bible’s book of Ruth. As crabb retells and illuminates this sometimes disturbing and often profoundly touching story, we are shown how God stripped Naomi of happiness in order to prepare her for joy. Join larry crabb on a life-changing adventure to encounter God in the midst of life’s most difficult times, and learn to live beyond your Shattered Dreams.
Shattered dreams have the power to change our lives for good. Larry crabb, “are never random. Using the biblical story of Naomi, Dr. And we gain an unforgettable picture of how God uses shattered dreams to release better dreams and a more fulfilling life for those He loves. Larry crabb shows you how to look through life's tragedies to see the lavish blessings God has for you in Shattered Dreams.
Shattered dreams, ” writes Dr. The holy spirit uses the pain of shattered dreams to help us discover our desire for God, to help us begin dreaming the highest dream. To help you understand this neglected truth in the deepest and most helpful way, author and counselor Larry Crabb has written a wise, hopeful, honest, and realistic examination of life’s difficulties and tragedies.
They are always a piece in a larger puzzle, a chapter in a larger story.
The Pressure's Off: Breaking Free from Rules and PerformanceIn the pressure’s off, best-selling author and counselor Larry Crabb introduces you to the New Way of living. But he does promise himself, no matter what the circumstances of your life. When you seek god and nothing else, the pressure truly is off you. When god’s blessings seem to taper off and when life doesn’t work out, people take it upon themselves to make things work.
And that creates pressure that we are all too familiar with. Workbook included! God does not guarantee ease or convenience—or even a good outcome as the result of your obedience. You can stop trying to get everything right. Is the pressure getting to you? do you try to make everything work, only to find that your best efforts are largely ineffective? Christians have unknowingly embraced two errors: that following the rules guarantees a good life, and that God is important because He dispenses blessings.
Fully Alive: A Biblical Vision of Gender That Frees Men and Women to Live Beyond StereotypesCrabb clearly shows men and women what it means to live fully alive as feminine women and masculine men. Larry crabb presents a biblically grounded understanding of gender uniqueness. What makes a man masculine? a woman feminine? did god design the two genders so differently? If so, why? The answers to these questions will free women and men to gladly embrace all that it means to be fully alive as gendered bearers of God's image who can profoundly impact others for good by the way they relate.
Author and psychologist Dr. Readers will discover that god created male and female to relate in gender-specific ways to make a difference in others by displaying God's relational character. His illustration of a bridge of connection shows how the two genders can relationally come together in God-revealing harmony as they celebrate their God-designed uniqueness.
A Different Kind of Happiness: Discovering the Joy That Comes from Sacrificial LoveTerrorists and political corruption, school shootings and troubled marriages, impatient online sniping and character assassination--all point to the fact that we do not know how to love one another as Jesus commanded and modeled. Larry crabb shows readers how to understand the deep and perfect love we are shown by our Creator and Redeemer, and how to pour that love into other people.
This love is about more than being nice and serving others. We put our own interests and happiness first, despite the fact that the greatest happiness comes through sacrificial love. In this book, Dr. This love sacrifices and suffers and keeps loving, even when doing so is costly. How to love when you don't feel Like LovingEverywhere we look, we see evidence that love is in short supply.
. This kind of love, says crabb, is the kind worth fighting for in all of our relationships, and A Different Kind of Happiness shows how to make it a reality. It's about relating to others in such a way that they feel heard, seen, and valued.
Soul Talk: The Language God Longs for Us to SpeakSoul talk" happens when two christians talk to each other in a way that results in their passion for God being stirred, ignited, and released. Larry crabb introduces a revolutionary way for Christians to experience God. In this extraordinary book, Dr.
Connecting: Healing Ourselves and Our RelationshipsCrabb envisions a day when communities of god's people-ordinary Christians whose lives connect as husband to wife, brother to sister, friend to friend-will accomplish most of the healing that we now depend on mental health professionals to provide. God has deposited within us the power to heal soul-disease and that power is released to do its work as we relate to each other in revolutionary new ways.
In his most significant book to date, Dr. In challenging, practical language, Dr. Larry crabb expands on his lifelong work in the field of psychotherapy to adopt a groundbreaking, but biblical, approach to healing the deep wounds of the soul-an approach that centers around building intimate, healing mini-communities in our lives and churches.
Dr. Crabb shows us how. This revised and updated edition now includes a full workbook for those who want to better learn how to connect with the hearts and souls of those around them.
When God's Ways Make No SenseIt doesn't take too much living before we realize that life never goes quite the way we want it to. Unpacking the stories of two very different prophets, Crabb lights the way to a life of resting in the goodness of a God who is always working out his plan for our lives. Rather than pushing back against adversity, he invites us to look closer at what God is doing in our lives when it feels like he is far from us.
But when things get hard and we don't understand what god is doing, what is our first impulse? Is it to resist him and run away like Jonah? Or is it to trust him even while trembling in fear of suffering like Habakkuk? In this powerful exploration of God's often mysterious and counterintuitive ways, Dr.
Larry crabb challenges readers to seize the opportunities for growth and maturity that come our way when we experience troubles and failures.
The Papa Prayer: The Prayer You've Never PrayedThomas Nelson Publishers. Learn the revolutionary way to talk with God!Like millions of Christians, Dr. As this fellow seeker shares his journey and education in the mysteries of prayer, he guides us to see ourselves and God in a different light. Which will alter the way we talk – and listen – to Him. Larry crabb has always considered his prayer life a weakness – "dull, intense only in crisis, occasionally meaningful and passionate but mostly lifelessly routine.
But for everyone who struggles to pray in a way that matters, who is bored with prayer and doesn't know where else to turn, this groundbreaking book whispers of hope for change. Something new and real and deep started happening in him, Crabb says, when he began practicing the four steps of what he calls the PAPA prayer – a revolutionary conversational approach to talking with and enjoying God.
When God's Ways Make No SenseUnpacking the stories of two very different prophets, Crabb lights the way to a life of resting in the goodness of a God who is always working out his plan for our lives. But when things get hard and we don't understand what god is doing, what is our first impulse? Is it to resist him and run away like Jonah? Or is it to trust him even while trembling in fear of suffering like Habakkuk?In this powerful exploration of God's often mysterious and counterintuitive ways, Dr.
Larry crabb challenges readers to seize the opportunities for growth and maturity that come our way when we experience troubles and failures. It doesn't take too much living before we realize that life never goes quite the way we want it to. Thomas Nelson Publishers. Rather than pushing back against adversity, he invites us to look closer at what God is doing in our lives when it feels like he is far from us.