Looking Around for God The Oddly Reverent Observations of an Unconventional Christian by James A. Autry

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Published by Smyth & Helwys Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Christian Life - General,
  • Christian Life - Personal Growth,
  • Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Christian Life,
  • Christian biography,
  • Christian life,
  • Meditations,
  • Poetry

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8737688M
ISBN 101573124842
ISBN 109781573124843
OCLC/WorldCa76836079

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Looking Around for God, Autry’s tenth book, is in many ways his most personal, as he considers his unique life of faith and belief in a God often clouded by church convention. In assembling these personal essays, stories and poems, Autry strives to share how God has been revealed in many different circumstances of his life, while at the same time offering a few ideas for how the Christian church /5(13).

James Autry, author of Looking Around for God, thinks that the true message of the old spiritual is not just that God has an eye on the sparrow-it's that God is demonstrating that if these details are worth God's attention they are certainly worth ours/5.

Looking Around for God, Autry’s tenth book, is in many ways his most personal, as he considers his unique life of faith and belief in a God often clouded by church convention. In assembling these personal essays, stories and poems, Autry strives to share how God has been revealed in many different circumstances of his life, while at the same time offering a few ideas for how the Christian 4/5(3).

Looking Around for God is a book vivid with life and fulfillments. Its honesty is deeply moving, and its irreverence is actually a form of reverence. Its honesty is deeply moving, and its irreverence is actually a form of reverence.

James Autry, author of Looking Around for God, thinks that the true message of the old spiritual is not just that God has an eye on the sparrow—it's that God is demonstrating that if these details.

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Looking for God: Slightly Unorthodox, Highly Unconventional, and Entirely Unexpected Thoughts about Faith/5(30). Ortbergs first book is a collection of essays about finding God is the small things.

Ortberg reflects on her own experiences and relates the stories of others from her church and her life. Most of them are about finding God in places that one wouldnt normally look. Each essay is sort of meandering, like a conversation or even a blog post/5(31). Look around you: Everything you see is God ’s—the heavens above and beyond, the Earth, and everything on it.

But it was your ancestors who God fell in love with; he picked their children—that’s you!—out of all the other peoples.

That’s where we are right now. The 6 god books are books held in place of a shield. A player first receives a damaged book and needs to add 4 god pages to make a complete god book.

Once a page has been put into a god book, the page cannot be retrieved. I can't explain it. It was something I was born with. I needed God. I knew that I wouldn't be complete unless I was with Him and loving Him. I'm glad I've found Him, or should I say, I'm glad he found me.

Those who are looking for God know the echo in their hearts of God's voice calling them. They know it. They feel it. It is there. Look for God in hope that grows out of ashes; look for God in the growth and peace that comes to some who have been through dark valleys. Look for God in the laughs of.

Look at the Book. Interactive Bible study with John Piper. Solid Joys. Daily devotional with John Piper. Articles Sermons Topics Books Podcasts Filter Resources By Desiring God Meditations of a Christian Hedonist. Disability and the Sovereign Goodness of God Resources from John Piper. When the bow is in the cloud, then I will look upon it, to remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth.” Deuteronomy Verse Concepts.

Bible verses about Look To God. Revelation ESV / 2 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven. The character Scout in Doug Coupland’s book, Life Without God, says he needs God.

One reason, he says, is “to help me love, as I seem beyond being able to love.” {15} The implication, of course, is that God has the capacity to help people love. Simply this: too often Christians miss opportunities to see God move in their life or to see where God is already moving because they are looking in the wrong places.

- We’re looking for the fireworks, but God often works in quiet, obscure, or hidden ways. Verse 8. - Be sober, be vigilant (comp. 1 Thessalonians ).For the first word, νήψατε, see note on 1 Peter The second γρηγόρησατε, is the word so often and so emphatically used by our Lord (Mark37; Matthew41, etc.).The imperatives are aorist, as in 1 Peter ; and, as there, either imply that the exhortation was needed by the readers, or are used to.

Elijah searched for God in a whirlwind but found him in a whisper. Jacob found him in his dreams, Moses in a burning bush, and Mary Magdalene looked for him in a tomb but found him standing behind her.

God always seems to turn up in unexpected places. Here are five contemporary stories to. The Kind Of People God Is Looking For. Watch The Jesus Film In Your Language. Some Great Causes. Recent Posts.

Authority Needs To Be Respected; The Foundation Of Our Lives Needs To Be God’s Word; As we approach the end of the study of the book of Ephesians we read Paul’s closing remarks.

Its easy to gloss over the final comments in Paul. 7 Great Children’s Books to Teach God’s Love The Boy and the Ocean written by Max Lucado is a hard cover book that takes a look at the massive world through the eyes of a little boy as he learns from His parents about the greatness of God’s love from the ocean, mountains, and stars in the sky.

I have never read a Max Lucado book I. Looking for God in the Wrong Places. Even those of us who do believe in Jesus can lower our water buckets down the wrong wells. We may not know we’re looking for God. But we are.

Only He satisfies. He’ll give us proddings to lead us to the truth we fear facing. God alone remains our source of satisfaction and the greatest motivation in our. “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.” James I believe with all my heart that one of the top things God is looking for is simply people who want to make themselves available to Him.

God is not looking for religious zealots, or self-righteous, legalistic Christians who spout off stuff like, “Shape up and tell people about Jesus.

So often people seek the hand of God, or just His blessing, but what we must understand, if we have the favor of God, then we have His blessings. In order to seek the face of God, we must know where to look for Him. I want to share with you this morning “Looking for God in all the wrong places.” One of my favorite prophets in the bible is.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CHBL1 Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City Waco, Tex. Donor alibris. Looking God. 10, likes. The church body has been kept barren by being busy looking "good" God is calling His anointed to Him so they can grow into "Looking God".

Shop for Books at and browse categories like Young Adult Books, Children's Books, Mystery Books, Adult Coloring Books and Cook Books. Save money. Live better. Looking at God also kept them from looking at one another with disdain.

On the contrary, looking at God gave them a new prism through which to look. Our questions and answers database has been created from many questions that get asked of us. If you can't find an answer to your question, please ask us instead. I stay still, allowing my Creator, my Redeemer and Sanctifier to hold me in a long, loving look.

And suddenly, I am ready to go to sleep, and this is OK with God. While I sleep, God will continue to look at me, like a parent smiling into the restful face of a babe who gently snores with complete surrender.

Still, God looks at me. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. For so long I gave God the same character traits that my earthly father had thru guidance and love blessed by the Holy Spirit and the amazing book Walk a New Path by Arch Bishop Slyvain Lavoie – is the miraculous story in the book Bishop Lavoie deals with addiction of all miracles at times would overwhelm me and Bishop Lavoie would always listen, meeting him at the Star of the.

We all want to feel great. Glory and gladness — that’s what we’re all looking for. Nail This Down. Underneath the angst and complexity of this life, somewhere down in there you’ll find this appetite for glory and gladness.

We are all glory-chasers and pleasure-seekers, and that’s a wonderfully good thing. God made us this way. hii iâ m looking for this book thatâ s probably like, very old. old as in made in like the 50s or 60s.

i have a very vague memory of the book because i read it when i was in fourth grade but iâ ll try to describe as best as i can. so like, there are these group of kids and iâ m pretty sure the book has something to do with a wishing well.

Finding God in all things is at the core of Ignatian Spirituality and is rooted in our growing awareness that God can found in every one, in every place and in everything.

When we learn to pay more attention to God, we become more thankful and reverent, and through this we become more devoted to God, more deeply in love with our Creator. “Look to God and Live” Millions around the world are, as one observer put it, “angry, armed and dangerous.” In too many cities, drive-by shootings are becoming as common as drive-through laundries, and too many youngsters are packing a gun to school the way they used to pack a lunch.

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- God had promised to give the land of Canaan to Israel. Moses sent 12 men into the Promised Land to explore it and bring back a report. The land was bountiful, but the people living there were seen as giants and as a result 10 of the spies came back with a negative report that was focused on self rather than looking to God - Numbers 10 Steps to Turning Your Life Around Up is the movement and direction toward possibility -- "with God nothing is impossible." Up is the movement of reaching.

And the more I look around me the more that I do look G D7 G The more I realize that I was viewing God's coloring book D7 C G Then I turn my face toward the sky and say a silent prayer D7 C G Though God doesn't speak to me I see Him everywhere C.

This morning we return in our study of God's Word to Paul's letter to Titus and to chapter 2. The chapter deals, as I noted for you last time, with the character of a healthy church, the character o.

God can be seen in creation, encountered in prayer, revealed through people, discovered in any truth, and experienced in the circumstances and situations of life. So why look for God in a Book? I spend a lot of time in this "Book." {At least, that's my goal.} I.

Looking In, Looking Down. Take a look at the second aspect of this description. The people who trusted in themselves looked down on everyone else. The crowd that Jesus was addressing had misplaced their trust, which led to a warped sense of the people around them.Comments about Looking For God by Eric Cockrell Mark Dillon (7/11/ PM) true, so often we look to others for answers, when we should look inside one.

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