All That's Good: Recovering the Lost Art of Discernment

by Hannah Anderson

Paperback, 2018

Status

Available

Call number

248.4

Publication

Moody Publishers (2018), 224 pages

Description

Christian Nonfiction. Religion & Spirituality. Self-Improvement. Nonfiction. HTML: Winner of the 2018 TGC Book Award for Christian Living "And God saw that it was good..." Look out over the world today, it seems a far cry from God's original declaration. Pain, conflict, and uncertainty dominate the headlines. Our daily lives are noisy and chaoticâ??filled with too much information and too little wisdom. No wonder we often find it easier to retreat into safe spaces, hunker down in likeminded tribes, and just do our best to survive life. But what if God wants you to do more than simply survive? What if he wants you to thrive in this world, and be part of its redemption? What if you could rediscover the beauty and goodness God established in the beginning? By learning the lost art of discernment, you can. Discernment is more than simply avoiding bad things; discernment actually frees you to navigate the world with confidence and joy by teaching you how to recognize and choose good things. When you learn discernment and develop a taste for all that's good, you will encounter God in remarkable new ways. Come, discover the God who not only made all things, but who will also make all things good once again.… (more)

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LibraryThing member thornton37814
This readable book based on Philippians 4:8 is great for personal or group Bible study. Some may ask how an author can write an entire book on a single verse. The answer lies in the book's organization. Part one's chapters bear these titles: Taste and See, The Good Earth, and Worldly Wise; part
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two's are: Whatever Is True, Whatever Is Honorable, Whatever Is Just, Whatever Is Pure, Whatever Is Lovely, Whatever I Commendable; and part three's are: Every Good Gift and Our Common Good. i only discovered the questions for discussion when I got to the end of the e-book, but they help readers focus on the main point of the chapter. Sometimes the main point got lost in the personal illustrations when reading alone. I will look for other Bible studies by this author.
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Language

Original language

English

Physical description

8 inches

ISBN

0802418554 / 9780802418555
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