Walking with God

  • by John Eldredge
  • Narrated by John Eldredge
  • 7 hrs and 1 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

We have a lot to sort through on any given day. A whole lot to navigate over the course of a week or a month. "Am I in the right relationships? How am I going to come up with enough money to do the things I want to do? And what about love - is this the one? Why can't I overcome those 'habits' that look more and more like addictions? Am I at the right church? What is God doing in my life?" All day long we are making choices. How do we know what to do?We have two options.We can trudge through on our own, doing our best to figure it all out. Or, we can walk with God - as in, learn to hear his voice. Really. He offers to speak to us and guide us. Every day. It is an incredible offer. To accept that offer is to enter into an adventure filled with joy and risk, transformation and breakthrough. And more clarity than we ever thought possible.


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Customer Reviews

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Challenging book

I found this book very challenging -- which is what I expect and want from a John Eldredge book. I can't say I'm totally swayed to this way of thinking (that is, I guess, mystically or something), but I definitely feel that he has given me something to think about. I'm less convinced about "spiritual warfare", and what he calls "agreements" (negative ways of thinking that people are tricked into by the "enemy"), though I see some truth in that. I guess more importantly, he has given me something to discuss with the one I call "Lord", and has given me some tools to do that with.

Since I have heard criticism of Eldredge that he plays loose with scripture, I was pleased to find liberal quotations that seem very much in context. Some go beyond what I would interpret, but in some cases, I found my self saying "yeah, that makes sense."

I would recommend this book only to those that feel they can really carefully determine what if anything they should apply to their life. It is not a "first" book for a believer, and especially not for an unbeliever. In fact, it's not even a 2nd or 3rd book, I think. But, for someone looking to go deeper into the spirituality of following the way of Jesus, this is one way to start. There's a lot of classics out there that one could go to as well -- but if you like hunting, fishing, rock climbing, etc., this may be your best bet.
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- R. Whitten "bobwhitten"

So True

John has a way with communicating to me things I know but really never focused on before. Yes God does talk to me, but He really, really wants me to hear what He is saying to me. Great book from a really good teacher.
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- detruck

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-14-2008
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers