Item description for God's Front Door: Private Conversations by Jill Briscoe...
Overview I glanced across the aisle and jumped. He was sitting in the seat opposite me. I noticed He had His seat belt on. "That's funny," I said, "You've got Your seat belt fastened." "It's good to obey the rules," He said. "I hate flying." I said. "Better than riding a donkey," He remarked. "And safer!" "We're so high up," I said looking apprehensively out of the window. "you're nearer The Front Door up here," He responded cheerfully. Then I was really nervous! "Lord, it's not that I don't want to live with You forever, It's just...just..." He didn't help me out. "It's just--I wasn't expecting it to be today," I finished lamely. He laughed again and the plane gave a lurch and a bump and another bump and I reached across the aisle and caught hold of His hand. "This is fun," He said cheerfully. "So much better than a donkey."
C. S. Lewis once described Christians as being "outside of the world, the wrong side of the door." But as long as we are here on earth, we need only knock on God's front door to speak with Him.
In this beautiful book, Jill Briscoe writes several short dialogues with the Father as she sees His hand at work in the diverse circumstances of life. She covers everything from the big problems--war, separation from family, and the divorce and remarriage of a child--to the more every day problems--interruptions in one's hectic schedule and disappointments with people. "God's Front Door" is a very human book and Jill speaks openly and honestly about her fears and failings.
"It's a privilege to recommend this book for your pleasure, enrichment and inspiration." --Ruth Bell Graham Written by very well-known authorColor illustrations throughoutExcellent gift for Mother's Day, birthdays, etc.
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Studio: Kregel Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.68" Width: 5.82" Height: 0.56" Weight: 0.67 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2004
Publisher Kregel Publications
ISBN 0825460107 ISBN13 9780825460104
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More About Jill Briscoe
Jill Briscoe has written more than forty books, including study guides, devotional material, poetry, and children s books. Jill is executive editor of Just Between Us, a magazine of encouragement for ministry wives and women in leadership. She serves on the board of World Relief and Christianity Today, Inc. She married her husband, Stuart, in 1958, and since then they have ministered together, through Telling the Truth media ministries, at conferences and mission organizations around the world. Both Stuart and Jill now serve Elmbrook Church as Ministers-at-Large. They have three grown children and enjoy the blessing of thirteen grandchildren."
Jill Briscoe currently resides in the state of Wisconsin.
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