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Drawing from the themes in The God Catchers, this devotional is an ideal companion for those seeking practical ways to move from the pursuit of God to an encounter with Him. Written in the warm, conversational style that is his signature, Tenney provides insightful and challenging guidance to those who wish to dwell in God's presence. Each devotion is designed to help readers turn their focus away from themselves and toward God. God's promise of communion and power becomes real as readers mature in their daily pursuit of a more meaningful and intimate relationship with God.
Why do some believers experience genuine, life-changing, personal revival while others don't? In The God Catchers, the sequel to the phenomenal The God Chasers, Tommy explains the difference: "God in a sense plays hide and seek. But like a loving parent, He always makes sure He can be found by those who take the time to look." Simply put, those who earnestly seek God rather than wait for something to happen find Him. Full of biblical and contemporary accounts of believers who chased God and caught Him, The God Catchers will motivate readers to discover the joy of finding God and having a loving relationship with Him.
WHAT IS A GOD CHASER? A God chaser is a person whose hunger exceeds his reach. One whose passion for God's presence presses him to chase the impossible in hopes that the uncatchable might catch him.
A God chaser is a person whose passion for God's presence presses him to chase the impossible in hopes that the uncatchable might catch him.
In God's Eye View, Tommy Tenney explores how worship lifts us up to see the trouble we face from God's perspective instead of being trapped in an earthly, time-bound viewpoint. The higher we go, the smaller our problems seem. Tenney also teaches the Principle of Magnification: The closer you get to something, the bigger it appears. In other words, worship not only "shrinks" our problems; it also magnifies God in our lives and to others.Worship doesn't really change our problems; it just minimizes their influence over us as we focus on God. He doesn't promise to remove all of our circumstances, but God does assure us that in His presence and from His perspective--we can see things as they really are and not how they appear to be.In the book of Revelation John was instructed to "behold the Lion," but from an earthly perspective John saw only the Lamb. The heavenly perspective reveals that the Lamb is the Lion, the babe of Bethlehem is the "ancient of days," and the dragon is really a weakened lizard. God's eye view is higher than man's.Higher than a bird's eye view, higher than a man's eye view is God's eye view.
This sequel to Hadassah parallels the lives of Hadassah and Queen Esther in modern-day Israel and the Persian kingdom. Each woman must remain strong as she fights for her people. The historically based saga of Mordecai and Esther is woven together with a contemporary thriller- From the bestselling writing team of Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen.
Back Cover: A gripping action-adventure story, full of political intrigue and suspense, with a brand-new perspective on a historical figure you may think you already know! BOTH A PALACE THRILLER AND A JEWISH WOMAN'S MEMOIR, Hadassah brings the age-old story of Esther to life. This historically accurate novel layered with fresh insights provides a fascinating twist on a pivotal time in religious history, and readers will find it bursting with page-turning drama. TOMMY TENNEY At the core of his in-depth research into the life of Esther and its setting in ancient Persia-contemporary Iraq and Iran-Tenney discovered a compelling heart-stopping tale. His storytelling gifts capture the power and beauty of the peasant girl who became queen.
Back Cover: What happens when fate links the destiny of a woman with Mennonite heritage to that of a Las Vegas cocktail waitress? Will these two from different backgrounds and generations, connected only by life's circumstances and losses, find healing for their wounds on THE ROAD HOME? For Naomi Kauffman Yoder, memories of a Pennsylvania Dutch childhood, abandoned roots, lost connections, and shattered dreams have left her with nothing but loneliness and regret. Now wracked with grief, she comes to a momentous decision. For Ruth Escalante Yoder, daughter-in-law and friend to Naomi, she concludes that leaving Las Vegas is the only option left to her. So begins their odyssey-a cross-country quest in Naomi's creaky old Impala as she returns to her family farm in Lancaster County, to the values of a life once spurned. Although never having seen the East before, Ruth too is looking for a place to call home. Will she find it among the slow, quiet rhythms of Pennsylvania farm country? Far more than a simple road trip, their drive home becomes a journey of the soul.
With articulate words, Tommy Tenney helps lead us past tragedy to that place of trust. After reading this book, you will know what to do and know what to say. Most people-including Christians-avoid brokenness and personal failure at all costs. They will deny the truth to avoid pain. Yet tragedy visits every generation; hardship touches every life. The only question, then, is how will we respond. God promises to be near the brokenhearted. As Tenney puts it, "God is waiting to meet us on our way home from the funeral. The One who said, 'Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted,' fully intends to comfort us personally if we make the effort to detour from our road of grief to search for Him." Many believers first turned to God in the moment of crisis. Trust and Tragedy shows them how to find Him there again. For "whenever there is earthly brokenness, there is always heavenly openness."
Bestselling author of The God Chaser series and renowned Bible teacher Tommy Tenney draws a clear map for turning your life around, unveiling the path to restoring our minds, bodies, and lives. Whether trying to recover from a past issue or dealing with a current problem, we've all made missteps or been placed in bad situations. Tommy Tenney has a message for us about restoration: it comes only from faithful obedience. He uses biblical stories as examples of the pitfall of focusing on wrong answers in bad situations. Attaching faith to wrong things leads only to disappointment, while focusing on what really matters--faithful obedience--brings restoration. Helping readers do the right things with God's help, rather than obsessing on the wrong things, is the goal of Tenney's dynamic new book. Tenney offers solid practical advice for anyone looking for a way out of their problems and into victorious living