Item description for The Promise: How God Works All Things Together for Good by Robert Morgan & Scott Brick...
Overview In The Promise, best-selling author Robert J. Morgan (Then Sings My Soul) reveals the remarkable power of a single Bible verse-Romans 8:28 ("We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God") that will give readers an unshakable basis for confidence and joy. Filled with real-life illustrations of triumph over tragedy, The Promise not only empowers us to deal effectively with everyday stress and strain, but offers solid assurance to anyone facing serious trouble. In his personable style, Morgan shares strong techniques for reversing misfortunes, finding purpose in painful situations, and turning discouragement into resilience. Here is a book to use for yourself and share with others in every hour of need. Major sections of The Promise include All Things Work Together . . . : For Our Good; For the Good of Others; For the Deepening of the Soul; For the Glory of God; For the Spreading of the Gospel; In Human History; In the Cemetery; Because of Jesus.
Publishers Description Robert J. Morgan reveals the remarkable power of a single Bible verse - Romans 8:28 - that will give you an unshakable basis for confidence and joy. Filled with real-life illustrations of triumph over tragedy, The Promise not only empowers you to deal effectively with everyday stress and strain, but offers solid assurance to anyone facing serious trouble. In his personable style, Morgan shares strong techniques for reversing misfortunes, finding purpose in painful situations, and turning discouragement into resilience. If you're searching for an answer to why bad things happen, The Promise provides hope and helps you understand that God is in control. Here is a book to use for yourself and share with others in every hour of need.
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Studio: Christianaudio Seed
Running Time: 390.00 minutes
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.55" Width: 5.41" Height: 0.78" Weight: 0.26 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2008
Publisher Hovel Audio
ISBN 1596445696 ISBN13 9781596445697
Availability 0 units.
More About Robert Morgan & Scott Brick
Col. Morgan was pilot of "Memphis Belle", a bomber plane he flew throughout WWII on many successful missions in Europe and Tokyo. Because of his esteemed success, he was awarded with the Distinguished Flying Cross, among other medals of honor. Today, Morgan still flies and can be seen with his wife, Linda (also a pilot) in airshows all over the world.
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A Fresh Outlook On An Old Promise Sep 29, 2008
Robert Morgan's books are all worthy to be in anyone's library. This latest book "The Promise" is a fresh look that is wonderful to read and is very inspiring. It makes a wonderful gift for those who are struggling with the stresses of today's life.
A Must Sep 21, 2008
This book is a must for any believer in Jesus Christ. It is scripture backed and it is a truth that God has promised us all. Romans 8:28..All things work for good to them that love the Lord and are called according to his purpose" Robert Morgan will takse you step by step through the passage and help you to grasp this truth for you life. God truly loves each one of us and He fullfills all his promises. We have a GREAT GREAT God!!
amazing book of real hope Sep 7, 2008
If you need real live encouragement, no matter what is going on in your life, this is the book for you!
awesome Aug 26, 2008
This book is great for anyone who has faith and believes everything happens for a reason...
A deep look into the wondrous promise from God to make all things good Jul 14, 2008
Bestselling author Robert J. Morgan (THEN SINGS MY SOUL) has developed an in-depth model for dissecting one of the Bible's most well-known and oft-quoted verses: Romans 8:28. "We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God." This single promise, many theologians agree, could well be the most hopeful, vital and power-packing verse in the Bible.
As Morgan shares again and again in his text, every Christian has the opportunity to view his or her life and circumstances through the lens of faith, believing that even the vilest, most heart-wrenching occurrence eventually will be turned to good. Or, believers can turn away from God in the midst of their pain, refusing to exercise the power of their faith in His unfailing promises to bring a good result in His time and in His way. It is at this pivotal juncture that Morgan exhorts fellow believers to immerse their heads and hearts in scripture and believe.
Certainly, Morgan's experiences as a pastor, husband, father and friend have exposed him to life's tragedies on a regular basis. With real transparency, he recounts his own periods of emotional disbelief and heartache when the unthinkable happened to those he loved and has shepherded in his church. Yet Morgan doesn't leave readers wondering what happens next. He goes full circle and tells his reading audience both the before and after; how life must be lived in the now by faith, but in the "after" we frequently understand the purpose behind our suffering.
Each chapter offers multiple and engagingly written real-life accounts of people who faced circumstances so unthinkable that none believed it could be transformed into good. And by the story's end, God indeed brought about such benefit, personal growth and spiritual insight that the participants thanked Him for the trial. The author takes apart each key word of Romans 8:28 and details chapter by chapter what the words mean, how they fully impact other sections of the verse, and how all things do work out for our good.
Morgan then changes the focus a bit by delving into other parts of scripture, which he terms "echoes of Romans 8:28." Readers will become more fully cognizant of how God works things out in conformity to His will, for the good of others, for the deepening of the soul, for the spreading of the gospel, in situations where there are multiple distresses, and even unto death.
In a very appropriate way, Morgan closes his study of Romans 8:28 with a final word on what to do (and think) when it seems as if things aren't working out, by providing a careful and thoughtfully written expose of Psalm 44. Again, he takes apart each heartfelt cry of anguish and brings hopeful encouragement and timely perspective to today's pain. Christians will value and appreciate this deep look into the wondrous promise from God to make all things good, for its message is surely a timeless one.