If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat has ratings John Ortberg invites you to consider the incredible potential that awaits you. “Failure does not shape you; the way you respond to failure shapes you.” ― John Ortberg Jr., If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat. If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat is a book written by John Ortberg that uses the New Testament account of Jesus walking.
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When God called Abraham to leave home, or Gideon to lead an army, or Esther to defy the king, or Mary to give birth to the Messiah, their initial response was never: Before Jonas Salk developed a vaccine for polio that finally worked, he tried two hundred unsuccessful ones.
For example, while the Christian concept of faith is utterly different from the Buddhist wxlk of mindfulness, the effect can be strikingly similar – a detachment waalk I started listening to this book not realizing that it is written by a Christian minister.
And that was after I kept bumping the speed of the audible book up and up. It’s thrilling beyond belief.
What do the following verses reveal about God? You are the salt of the earth. God to Nineveh — the most corrupt and violent city in johh world.
If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat Quotes by John Ortberg
I learned that there will be times I will be afraid, yet at the same time I will never be alone. Watch the Session One Video: Hardcoverpages. Walking on the Water.
As a rule, the people whom we read wxter in Scripture who were called by God felt inadequate. What a great read! Apr 15, Heather Lyle rated it it was amazing.
To people around us? Those who can learn from it, retaining a deep sense of their own value and marshaling the motivation to try again, become masters of failure management.
In what ways is the Lord telling you, as he did Peter, “Come”? Feb 23, Linda rated it it was amazing. The third and fourth chapter I had to sludge through, but only because I am tired of the Christian version of “find the color of your parachute” so you can serve Jesus better.
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If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat Quotes
I love the author’s analogy to riding in a hot air balloon and being afraid and having to really trust that God had his back. Taking time to worship Him focuses us on His character, His omnipotence, His greatness. Even though the circumstances of my life are not turning out the way I want them to, and may never turn out the way I would choose, I am betting everything on You.
My book is practically abused with pen and pencil underlines. This is an outstanding book about the power of having faith. I think I can handle that.
If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat by John Ortberg
An easy book to read with some searching questions at the end of each chapter. Ortber would you define failure? The experience is terrifying.
This book was very nicely done from start to wakl This means that to be a follower of Jesus you must renounce comfort as the ultimate value of your life. Or will we, like Peter, leave the security of the boat and give God the opportunity to use us in extraordinary ways?