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Overview Christians are often told to focus more on eternity. In a friendly yet "straight talk" approach that will appeal to men in particular, Dr. Loritts shows what such a heaven-focused life actually looks like.
Publishers Description It is nearly impossible to reach mid-life without some reflection upon one's desire to leave a legacy and build for an unseen future. Loritts believes that these yearnings experienced by "second halfers" are actually rooted in a longing for eternity in heaven. He writes, "Those of us who are followers of Christ need to be reminded that there is a place that is really ours, a home for which we are created. God has given us the gift of eternal life and a place in heaven, and He has placed the longing for heaven in our hearts. This is our home, our destiny, and our calling." Loritts' wisdom is at once down-to-earth and biblical. The reader will see a transparent author who is journeying through these issues himself and will be admonished to examine his or her present priorities in view of eternity.
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Ingram Advance - 07/01/2005 page 86
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Studio: Moody Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.66" Height: 0.37" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date Dec 31, 2005
Publisher MOODY PRESS BOOKS #13
Edition First and
ISBN 0802455255 ISBN13 9780802455253
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More About Crawford Loritts
Crawford Loritts(DDiv, Biola University) is the senior pastor of Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, Georgia. He has served as a national evangelist with the American Missionary Fellowship and the Urban Evangelistic Mission, and as associate director of Campus Crusade for Christ. He is a frequent speaker at professional sporting events, including three Super Bowls and the NCAA Final Four Chapel, and has spoken at conferences, churches, conventions, and evangelistic outreaches throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and the United States. He is the author of six books, including"Leadership as an Identity," "Lessons from a Life Coach," and"For a Time We Cannot See.""
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Living Today in Light of the Gift of Heaven May 2, 2008
In the book "For a Time We Cannot See" Crawford Loritts establishes the subtle longing written in the heart of every true follower of Jesus Christ for heaven, the dwelling place of God. He goes on to point out the inconsistency of our fragmented, harried, perspective on achievement, and affluence. He then challenges the reader to rather than living for the present surrender ourselves to the call of heaven, a destiny of meaning and significance.
Filled with profound, thought provoking challenges the reader is called to consider the very foundational truths of the Christian life, accountability for our choices, and the promise of reward for endurance in our Christian walk.
The book is filled with contemporary illustrations, examples from the lives of Christian leaders, and Biblical stories of men committed to living in obedience to the will of God. The summary statements and stimulating questions in the form of side bars and topical headers within the narrative add to the meaningful reading adventure the book provides.
Loritts calls the reader to surrender to Christ daily, to stay focused, to persevere, and to excellence in service. He describes the inner desire for significance and the importance of keeping perspective and focusing our accomplishments on God, investing in others, and helping others come to know the Savior.
The reader is challenged to be fervent, to leave a legacy of praise, to live a life of intentional integrity, to pursue holiness, and to finish strong.
"For A Time We Cannot See" calls the reader to live in light of Eternity. Crawford Loritts is a gifted communicator. His writing is relevant, heartwarming and challenging. This is inspirational reading at its finest.