Paul David Tripp expertly traverses the deepest recesses of the human heart and compassionately invites fellow Christian travelers to journey with him into God's bigger kingdom. The author promises readers that they will be encouraged, excited, and motivated by hope as they learn how to set aside their qlittle kingdomq attachments which can expertly masquerade within the church as Christian activism, legalism, emotionalism, formalism, creedalism, and externalism; in favor of God's expansive and soul-freeing eternal quest. Tripp demonstrates through sound biblical principles how humanity is made by God to transcend far beyond the mere physical realm and is likewise created to be qglory junkies;q those whose visionary lives are governed by God's grand purposes rather than existing only within their narrow self-interested confines. Writes the author, qIt is a fundamental denial of your humanity to narrow the size of your life to the size of your own existence, because you were created to be an 'above and more' being. You were made to be transcendent.q Tripp then shows Christians how to qtranscendq through daily, moment-by-moment, practical methodology that transforms individuals into the image of Christ. It is within this purpose-driven framework, this qQuest for Moreq, that Paul Tripp compels believers to see beyond the worldly deception of personal achievement, success, materialism, in order to break free from this ungodly fulfillment that is too easily satisfied with a mediocre walk with Christ. Instead the author invites committed sojourners to a life characterized by an unyielding passion that pursues God simply for the pleasure of his glorious company and in the process, affect eternal change in a hurting, hopeless world.God hasna#39;t pre-scripted every conversation for you or pre-made all of your decisions. If thata#39;s ... They just dona#39;t function that way. Consider, for example, that you can list out all the direct commands that God makes to moms and dads about parenting their children on two sides of a sheet of ... God hasna#39;t given us sheet music.
|Title||:||A Quest for More|
|Author||:||Paul David Tripp|
|Publisher||:||David C Cook - 2007-10-31|