Item description for The Fire of Delayed Answers: Are You Waiting for Your Prayers to Be Answered? by Bob Sorge...
Overview If you are waiting for your prayers to be answered, this book will rekindle your hope and feed your faith. Written from the crucible of the author's own personal crisis of delayed answers, this book gives insight into God's purposes for using the season of delay to produce Christlikeness and greater fruitfulness within us. According to author Joy Dawson, "A classic. . .I have found this book to be encouraging, confirming and enlightening, and has my highest recommendation."
This book helps clarify why the answers to our prayers may be delayed and gives practical advice for walking in faith and hope until God's release comes. If we are to mature into greater dimensions of kingdom fullness, then we must commit ourselves to understanding how God uses delay to refine His chosen ones.
The central principle of this book is:
"Sometimes God Delays to our prayers in order to produce a greater maturity and fruitfulness in us." (from the introduction) This is not a book of platitudes but of powerful insights that have come through the fire. May your heart be enlarged and your faith expanded as you consider the great blessings extended to those who wait on God alone.
Publishers Description If you are waiting for your prayers to be answered, this book will rekindle your hope and feed your faith. Written from the crucible of the author's own personal crisis of delayed answers, this book gives insight into God's purposes for using the season of delay to produce Christlikeness and greater fruitfulness within us. According to author Joy Dawson, "A classic...I have found this book to be encouraging, confirming and enlightening, and has my highest recommendation."
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Studio: Oasis House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.33" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.58" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 1996
Publisher OASIS HOUSE #181
ISBN 0962118532 ISBN13 9780962118531
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More About Bob Sorge
BOB SORGE served as a pastor for 14 years, as well as a music director at Elim Bible Institute, in New York. Now he bases his writing and traveling ministry in Kansas City, Missouri, where he lives with his wife, Marci, and three children. Author of the widely acclaimed, "Exploring Worship," Bob has written numerous books that are largely the product of his own spiritual journey. Among his most noted works are "The Fire of Delayed Answers, Pain, Perplexity and Promotion" (an interpretation of the book of Job), and "Secrets of the Secret Place."
Bob Sorge currently resides in Kansas City Lee's Summit, in the state of Missouri.
Reviews - What do customers think about Fire Of Delayed Answers?
THIS BOOK IS A BLESSING Feb 21, 2007
Bob Sorge Fire of Delayed answers was such an awesome blessing. This book is powerful, enlightening, a spiritual revelation that reveals the truth behind the valleys we have to go through in the Christian life. This book fed and quieted my soul. I could not put this book down. A MUST HAVE !!
Fire of Delayed Answers Nov 14, 2005
Wonder why you are in such a tough place in your life? Well, here's your answer! God wants something from you and He will use your circumstances to get it. This book will change your life with its hopeful and reassuring revelations of the intent of God's heart toward His children. I could have stopped reading after the 1st chapter - it was so full of wonderful information - I took a week to let it sink in!! I was sad when I finished the book, but VERY EXCITED ABOUT THE FUTURE!! I recommend this book to every single Christian in search of God's purpose for their life.
Growing Maturity in the Christian Life Jun 5, 2003
Fantastic book! If you are looking for a resource to help take you deeper into understanding the word of God and the workings of God, then this it. So many times throughout the book, Mr. Sorge captures exactly what I am thinking and saying as I go through my own "fire" in life right now. His writing on God's purposes for broken faith and broken strength make sense and bring me peace that I am right where God wants me to be. It helps me to know that God is pouring out his mercy and love on me at this time in my life to prepare me for His works and blessings. In short, this book is helping me get where I wanted to go, which was to grow in intimacy with God.
The only caution I have is that this is a very meaty read. It is deep spiritual work and highly thought-provoking. I'm not sure I would recommend it to new Christians because I think you need to have a certain level of maturity in your Christian life to really comprehend and incorporate the teachings from this book into your spiritual walk.
Overall, just a fantastic book!
The Fire of Delayed Answers Feb 10, 2002
This is another exceedingly hopeful book on living through the periods of testing mature Christians are called to endure. Sorge is the only author I've read so far who emphasizes the "delay" or "waiting" piece of this and why waiting is like going through the fire. Throughout the book he offers pithy memorable hopeful "truths" to meditate upon when the world looks at your situation and calls you deluded. This is a "how to" book, as well as an encouragement to those going through the fire. Don't give up.
For Serious Desciples of Jesus Christ Oct 20, 2001
If you find yourself in the heat of the refiner's fire and have exhausted all your traditional sources of comfort and answers, this book will give you a ton to think about as you develop a new sense of perspective about your journey toward Christ-likness. If you are in the heat of it right now and crave Biblical insights and practical suggestions get this book NOW. Mr. Sorge writes in an accessible style from his own personal experiences and helps serious believers navigate the rough waters. In the end, you still have to work through your issues, but "Fire" will give you the encouragement you need to hang in there. Just outstanding!