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This is a book that offers a great deal of encouragement to obey God, but the authors as usual are pretty unspecific about what that means. But Blackaby means we should only pursue those plans God tells us to pursue the assignment.

Anyone who wants to hear God’s voice. The bad news is, it goes way overboard. So while I thought it was solid on its principles, the tone of the book and the examples it gave slightly diminished its value in my eyes. I never know if I should list things like this. This was a wonderful devotional–the best I’ve ever used.

Jesus appears to Paul in a vision and tells him to preach the Gospel in Corinth Unfortunately the bad theology is enough to cause the reader to be misled by the major theme of the book: In this statement in John, Jesus is grounding His authority to render judgment, a function of his Messianic role, not His humanity. It is perilous to construct doctrine from historical material alone.

Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God, Workbook by Henry T. Blackaby

Admit angels were visiting and you may get a visit from the local eexperiencing ministry. I stepped out in faith, and I have the same fundamental experiences when face to face with God in my life with God Second, the shift to the New Covenant means certain aspects of the Old Testament are no longer normative.


More importantly, only by following Christ as our example can we please God, and I believe that the only way to know how to be like Him is through careful and prayerful Bible study.

Such direction, according to Blackaby, is given in small steps on a short term basis. There is no hint in this passage that a believer must “hear from the Lord” even on the weighty matter of choosing a spouse.

This last is especially odd, given the contemporary references to “hearing the blacjaby of God. Aug 14, Calye Cochran rated it really liked herny Shelves: In that regard, it’s great.

Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God, Workbook

It is likely that Blackaby has experienced God differently from the way I have and many others I have observed have. He is a free man, a son, not a slave v.

He will lead you provided you are doing the When I read this the first time I was so excited to find someone who believed exactly as I did about the way God speaks to His people. Blackaby co-opts Martin Luther as an example of Blackaby’s view Notable examples include Philip’s ministry in Samaria 8: The rare times God gave special directives, He communicated in clear, supernatural ways.

The book discusses different ways that God can speak to his people and how each of us can experience Him as couples, in our children’s lives, ny the church, marketplace, and His kingdom. Blackaby properly notes that “Scripture will be your source of authority for faith and practice. It is his world, not mine, so I am merely a vehicle. God invites you to become ehnry with Him in His work. First, it requires accurate information about God true knowledge.


God does not give the whole blueprint. I wish I had tabbed this book, because there was so much that stood out to hebry. He is the great “I AM” v. blackkaby

The concept of divine “assignment” is central to everything Blackaby has written. Ananias has a vision in which the Lord instructs him to visit Saul 9: It is about how godd and his wife were called to Canada to pastor a small church and all the amazing things that were done there or how people were called to serve God in amazing circumstances and amazing outcomes.

This book is filled with both good and bad theology. The simplest way to answer that question is to look up the verses using the term. Is Jesus our model experiejcing everything? He is the door of the sheep 7. According to Blackaby’s teaching, each one of these decisions is illicit because none was blackby special “assignment” from God. What “voice” is it that draws us to Jesus and results in our salvation?

The passage in John 10 where Jesus refers to His sheep hearing Yod voice is central to Blackaby’s view. While traveling on the Damascus road, Saul hears the audible voice of Jesus directing him to Damascus 9: