Driven by Eternity has ratings and reviews. Neil said: Introduction John Bevere’s Driven by Eternity is reminiscent of what is arguably one of. In this plan, best-selling author John Bevere paints a vivid picture of the way our earthly lives shape our eternal existence. Life beyond the final breath is much. However, the way you live as a believer determines how you will spend eternity. In this plan, best-selling author John Bevere paints a vivid picture of the way our.
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Thus, were Bevere to be consistent with his Driven by Eternity, he could not sing with conviction the well-know words of the hymn Newton penned erernity We should not serve God to earn His approval; we should serve God because we are in love with Him! Our words cannot accurately define them. Dec 29, Chad Miller rated it it was ok.
Thus some of the points were a bit overstated. The Christian is powerless — being beforehand in bondage to sin, self, and Satan. Found driveb book very influential; really looked into my faith and its cores.
Explaining the characters of the play and introducing the behaviours of different types of Christians on the first chapters.
Driven by Eternity | John Bevere
Jan 13, Jamie Johnston rated it it was amazing. However, you’d be better off reading Pilgrim’s Progress. Again, if God would let you go, you would immediately sink, quickly descending and plunging into the bottomless gulf. The main thrust of the book: Oct 30, Lauren rated it it was amazing.
I understand the heart of what he’s trying to say in those moments, but a less mature Christian might walk away with a belief that their Eternity really is works based. I don’t think God wants us to stress over whether or not we are saved.
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Driven by Eternity : Make Your Life Count Today & Forever
The Bible is clear about how to do this. Therefore, I have always carried with me a sense of immediacy, of urgency, about my salvation. At first blush the allegory seems contrived, but Bevere adds depth to characters such as Double Life, Deceived and Charity.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. We were created with eternity in our hearts and we sense the immanent unknown extension of our existence. But we interpret Scripture by Scripture. In fact, this is necessary for you to get any benefit out of this reading plan. This In a day of politically correct churches and a watered down gospel, this book will set you straight on what the Bible does say and the consequences of the way we think and live this life – for good and for bad.
I downloaded the allegory so that my family can listen to it too. I highly recommend this book especially if you walk through life, confidently, but knowing there is something missing, something not quite right, something in the quietest places of your heart that know there is more to be lived.
To illustrate his points, he makes up his own parable. I attended the Campus Crusade for Christ meetings then, and the first retreat program I ever attended was all about the nearness of the end of times. It was like reading through a transcript of one of the best sermons anyone will ever preach to you.
One day you will stand before God and give an account of your life. I am particularly appreciative that each chapter built on the preceding one, and the thoughts were based solely on Gods word.
If there is only 1 book that you have to read, then it would definitely be this book! John brilliantly unpacks biblical truths that will empower you to live each day with a purpose that transcends your temporal reality. Bevere has this to say: BUT, instead he filled the book with near death experiences and visions he, his wife and others all had. Cliche way to phrase it I suppose, but true non-the-less. The allegory, which takes up about the first half of the book, was not the usual kind of thing I like to read through.
So I wouldn’t want to recommend this book to everyone – especially a new believer. This book will help you in it!
Driven By Eternity With John Bevere
God is our Father in Heaven. The publisher should have added that this was an allegory somewhere on the ny.
One is to gravitate toward the temporal, that which appeases the flesh wood, grass, or straw. Books of the Week. It is a very deep read and one you should read slowly and meditate on.
This is possibly the most life changing book I have ever read. Can your mind take in the endlessness of the universe?