Close Enough to Hear God Breathe
Does the idea of intimacy with God seem farfetched and irrelevant to your real, daily life? Ever wonder if your own ?little story? has any significance in the larger scheme of things, or why God's Word doesn?t seem to speak...
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Does the idea of intimacy with God seem farfetched and irrelevant to your real, daily life? Ever wonder if your own ?little story? has any significance in the larger scheme of things, or why God's Word doesn?t seem to speak to you?In Close Enough to Hear God Breathe, readers encounter a rich message that recounts the story of a God who has been inviting all of humanity, and each individual, into his tender embrace since time began. Beautiful prose, powerful stories, and inventive teaching walk readers though this, the Bible's foremost narrative thread.Both subtle and radical, full of common stories told in extraordinary fashion, this book weaves the experiences of the individual into the great tapestry of the biblical saga. The reader learns to hear the voice of God speaking in the ordinary events and relationships of life, as well as in the broad, deep current of Scripture.Reading the Bible ought to be like putting one's head on God's chest. Close Enough to Hear God Breathe will help readers do just that. And when they do, they'll hear him whisper, ?You're my child, my love, my pleasure.?
Greg Paul is the founder and director of Sanctuary Ministries of Toronto and the pastor of the Sanctuary community. A former carpenter, Greg's twenty-five years in inner-city ministry began with Red Rain, a band that planted the seed for Sanctuary in the mid-1980s. Lead vocalist and keyboardist, Greg still performs with Red Rain in bars, universities, jails, and other venues.