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Wasting Time With God

A Christian Spirituality of Friendship With God

by Klaus Issler

  • 222 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by InterVarsity Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian spirituality,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - General,
  • Religion - Inspirational/Spirituality,
  • Religion,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Christianity,
  • Spiritual life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8185046M
    ISBN 100830822801
    ISBN 109780830822805

    When you intentionally choose to sit before God, He blesses you. Just like it’s a blessing when you spend time with your child or take time for yourself. It might feel like a waste of time in the moment, but it’s those very moments that help us get through the rest of our day. So waste time with God. So, like our beloved dogs, we too need some good time-wasting settings to get really solid with “be(ing) still and know(ing) that I am God” (Psalm , ESV). God has done some of His best one-liners of direction, wisdom, correction, and encouragement with me when I can get my mind to be still for a few seconds so that I can hear Him and.

    In the short book In Praise of Wasting Time, Alan Lightman asks us to reflect on how we view and use time. Too often, we rush to fill every spare second, striving to be more productive. Idleness borders on immorality and boredom is something to be feared. And now with smartphones, we’re always reachable and an endless amount of information is /5(). Most importantly, making time to journal prods us to make time to spend with God. "Being" with God through journaling isn't about doing things—like writing and sketching—as much as it is about changing the way we live. We are no longer "killing time;" an expression I despise, because every minute we take a breath is precious.

    God still calls us to travel with him because he has a plan to help us expe In Jesus Holy Name J Series: O.T. Challenges Redeemer Genesis & Joshua “Why Does God Waste Time with Sinners” Today we have returned to our series of messages: O.T. Challenges. In this task-oriented culture it can be easy to entirely miss the heart of a relationship-oriented God. This book will help show you the way to not missing the heart of everything that really matters. “With passion and precision Mike addresses the great need of the believer to spend time with no, 'waste' time with God.


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Wasting Time With God: A Christian Spirituality of Friendship With God. Paperback – June 1, Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Cited by: 3.

9/ Klaus Issler, professor of Christian ed and theology, explores what it means to make room in our hearts for God, to spend time with God, and to deepen our friendship with God. Klaus does a good job of presenting issues through multiple theological frameworks/5. "Wasting Time with God is hardly a waste of time.

It is a nuts and bolts discussion of how to grow in intimacy with God. It is clearly written and well grounded. This is a book well worth reading and wasting lots of time on. I highly recommend it." Darrell L. Bock "My greatest prayer for women is that they spend time with : InterVarsity Press.

Wasting Time with God: A Christian Spirituality of Friendship with God - Kindle edition by Issler, Klaus. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Wasting Time with God: A Christian Spirituality of Friendship with God/5(13). They forget that their relationship with God is meant to be personal and intimate, characterized by a deep enjoyment of him.

In his book Wasting Time with God, Klaus Issler reminds us of the simple joy and pleasure of being God's friend, and provides guidelines for communication and a closer, more intimate relationship.".

Wasting Time With God: A Christian Spirituality of Friendship With God by Klaus Issler () Paperback – January 1, by Klaus Issler; James Houston (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratings See all formats and editions/5(13). Book Overview When it comes to developing a deep, trusting relationship with God, efficiency and productivity are not the answer.

It's far better to "waste" time with him, to just enjoy being with him. After all, that's how any friendship making room for God in the midst of our fast-paced lives is not an easy task.5/5(4).

The formational question is what prompted me to eventually write Wasting Time With God. I became persuaded that we generally live our lives based on a core beliefs--and that the most basic core belief is our view of God.

A.W. Tozer began his classic book, The Knowledge of the Holy, with this statement. Wasting Time With God: A Christian Spirituality of Friendship With God. Klaus Issler (Foreword by James Houston) Retail Price: $ (Get at least a 35% Discount) Length: pages. Publisher: InterVarsity Press (June ) ISBN.

Just wasting time together. Thanks to our modern-day views of efficiency, wasting time with God may strike many as a bad thing. Our society is all about multitasking, results, and getting a lot done in a short amount of time.

Our mantra is: To do more is. The title "Wasting Time with God" is an irony: what people consummed with busy-ness and materialism consider "lost" time is, in fact, the very center of life.

The book has broad appeal, drawing from an immense diversity of Christian sources. Tracing his own pilgrimage, the author begins with "The Quest" to know God/5(11).

Publisher Synopsis "In Wasting Time with God, Klaus Issler compellingly connects knowing and loving God with our ability as members of the body of Christ to know and love one another. Christian women in. Wasting Time with God: A Christian Spirituality of Friendship with God by Klaus Issler.

I had email contact with this author over the weekend. He's going to be at the Baylor Friendship Conference next month speaking on friendship dyads. He told me he had a chapter in this book on a theological basis for friendship dyads. An insightful book that brings to light the ideas we have all had about religion but have not thought enough of.

This read helped me better understand that you are with God, whether in church or out in the real world. Definitely not a waste of time/5(9). Klaus Issler. InterVarsity Press, Jun 1, Religion- pages. 1Review. When it comes to developing a deep, trusting relationship with God, 5/5(1).

Wasting Time With God: A Christian Spirituality of Friendship With God. Wasting Time with God - Klaus Issler - Author Jun 4, Unhealthy spirituality would probably reject baseball as a waste of time because it I implore you to take some time and converse with God, your friends, your I think that a Christian spirituality that doesn't.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Wasting Time With God: A Christian Spirituality of Friendship With God at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. The Lord spoke to my heart that as I gave my time to complete this book and share it with the body of Christ, He would then give back to me the time and help to get the other things in my life done.

He is so good; as during this time, He also furnished four other people to help in the editing process and others to help with all the additional. Bible verses about wasting time. As Christians we must live in eternity.

Time is something you will never get back. In America most people are wasting time and wasting their lives on things that are meaningless. Young men today are playing video games all day instead of doing something productive.

Wasting time is dumbing down our society. Seasons Presuming Upon Time Calendars Deadlines Arriving On Time Time Passing The Right Time God's Timing And Plan Seasons Changing There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven—.

He realizes that time is limited. Again, the context tells us Paul likely has holiness in mind: We should not waste our time on sin. The best use of time is to be filled with the Spirit and bearing the Spirit’s fruit (Galatians –23) and not with dissipating sins like drunkenness or sexual immorality (Ephesians18).Why Not Waste Time With God – English – Book $ Mike Evans' latest book cuts straight to the heart of one of the most important issues in the Christian life: building a genuine relationship with you Heavenly Father through the 'spiritual discipline' of simply spending time with Him.Bible verses related to Wasting Time from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance - Sort By Book Order Ephesians - Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.