Do you know God?

In his excellent must-read book, Knowing God, J.I. Packer makes the following statement:

The world becomes a strange, mad, painful place, and life in it a disappointing and unpleasant business, for those who do not know about God. Disregard the study of God, and you sentence yourself to stumble and blunder through life blindfolded, as it were, with no sense of direction and no understanding of what surrounds you. This way you can waste your life and lose your soul.

Knowing God is what our Living in 4G series is all about. We’ve had a great time exploring God’s power and majesty over the last few weeks as we’ve looked at the reality that God is Great and God is Glorious.

Be sure to join us this Sunday as we continue this powerful series and–if you have a good friend or family member that needs to get to know God–be sure to invite them!

  1. #1 by Julie Rogers on July 22, 2010 - 9:45 am

    You’re the best! Thanks for all of your inspiration and daily hard work for our rebellious souls! Julie

  2. #2 by Paul Myers on July 22, 2010 - 10:27 am

    Another must read on topic book is Arthur W. Pink’s “The Sovereignty of God”. It is shocking that the book was penned 100+ years ago but they had such similar concerns as we do now.

    Great stuff Luke, keep it flowing!

  3. #3 by Luke Simmons on July 23, 2010 - 5:26 am

    Thanks guys. Glad to serve.

  4. #4 by Jeffery on July 24, 2010 - 7:59 pm

    I think Pink published this in 1918 orginally; be careful as to which edition one uses: the Baker edition is unabridged; the Banner of Truth edition, because of that publisher’s sympathy to the Marrow Men, excludes Pink’s chapter on reprobation. Also, be careful: Pink was a non-churchman, having isolated himself for many years. That said, this book was formative to me in many ways–one of four or five books that truly “changed my life.”

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