Item description for Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God by Dallas Willard & Grover Gardner...
Overview "The Spirit spoke to my heart."
"God revealed the idea to me."
Being close to God means communicating with him--telling him what is on our hearts in prayer and hearing and understanding what he is saying to us. It is this second half of our conversation with God that is so important but that can also be so difficult. How do we hear his voice? How can we be sure that what we think we hear is not our own subconscious? What role does the Bible play? What if what God says to us is not clear?
The key, says best-selling author Dallas Willard, is to focus not so much on individual actions and decisions as on building our personal relationship with our Creator. In this updated classic, originally published as In Search of Guidance, the author provides rich spiritual insight into how we can hear God's voice clearly and develop an intimate partnership with him in the work of his kingdom.
Publishers Description Being close to God means communicating with him--telling him what is on our hearts in prayer and hearing and understanding what he is saying to us. It is this second half of our conversation with God that is so important but that can also be so difficult. How do we hear his voice? How can we be sure that what we think we hear is not our own subconscious? What role does the Bible play? What if what God says to us is not clear? The key, says best-selling author Dallas Willard, is to focus not so much on individual actions and decisions as on building our personal relationship with our Creator. In this updated classic, originally published as In Search of Guidance, the author provides rich spiritual insight into how we can hear God's voice clearly and develop an intimate partnership with him in the work of his kingdom.
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Format: Audiobook, CD
Studio: Hovel Audio
Running Time: 513.00 minutes
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.42" Width: 5.7" Height: 1.06" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2005
Publisher Hovel Audio
ISBN 1596440554 ISBN13 9781596440555
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More About Dallas Willard & Grover Gardner
Dallas Albert Willard was born in Buffalo, Missouri, USA, September 4, 1935. He married Jane Lakes of Macon, Georgia, in 1955. They live in Southern California, where Jane is a Marriage and Family Therapist. They have two children, John and Becky (married to Bill Heatley), and a granddaughter, Larissa
DALLAS WILLARD is a Professor in the School of Philosophy at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He has taught at USC since 1965, where he was Director of the School of Philosophy from 1982-1985. He has also taught at the University of Wisconsin (Madison, 1960-1965), and has held visiting appointments at UCLA (1969) and the University of Colorado (1984).
His undergraduate studies were at William Jewell College, Tennessee Temple College (B.A., 1956, Psychology) and Baylor University (B.A., 1957, Philosophy and Religion); and his Graduate education was at Baylor University and the University of Wisconsin (Ph. D., 1964: Major in Philosophy, Minor in the History of Science).
His philosophical publications are mainly in the areas of epistemology, the philosophy of mind and of logic, and on the philosophy of Edmund Husserl, including extensive translations of Husserl's early writings from German into English. His English translation and edition of Edmund Husserl's Philosophy of Arithmetic was released in September, 2003. His Logic and the Objectivity of Knowledge, a study of Husserl's early philosophy, appeared in 1984, and his Early Writings in the Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics (1993) makes available to the English reader nearly all of the shorter philosophical works that Husserl produced on the way to the phenomenological breakthrough recorded in his Logical Investigations of 1900-1901.
He also lectures and publishes in religion. His most recent book, Knowing Christ Today, was published in May 2009. The Great Omission, which was published in 2006, received a Christianity Today annual Book Award in the Christian Living category in 2007. Renovation of the Heart was published in May 2002, and received Christianity Today's 2003 Book Award in the category of Spirituality. The Divine Conspiracy was released in 1998 and selected Christianity Today's "Book of the Year" for 1999. The Spirit of the Disciplines appeared in 1988, and Hearing God (1999) first appeared as In Search of Guidance in 1984 (2nd edition in 1993).
Dallas Willard lived in Chatsworth, in the state of California. Dallas Willard was born in 1935 and died in 2013.
Dallas Willard has published or released items in the following series...
Coleccion Teologica Contemporanea: Estudios Ministeriales
Reviews - What do customers think about Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God?
Willard and Hearing God Nov 3, 2008
This is the most thoughtful and thorough treatment available of the idea of how God communicates with and guides humans. Willard writes from a distinctly Christian, and Bible-based perspective.
Excellent Sep 24, 2008
I'm using this book in my Men's Group. It's superb - excellent teaching and solidly Biblically based. Our discussion has been deep. The guys are really enjoying the book, and are learning how to "Develop a Conversational Relationship with God".
God Wants to Express His Character Through Us Jun 13, 2008
Dallas Willard writes, "If our gospel does not free the individual up for a unique life of spiritual adventure in living with God daily, we simply have not entered fully into the good news that Jesus brought." And "When Christ's abiding presence becomes our guide, then guidance becomes an almost unconscious response to the gentle moving of His Holy Spirit within us." Developing a unique and genuine relationship with God is the premise of Hearing God. It moves us past the rituals and into personal communion with the Christ that desires to express Himself through each of us, moment by moment. Highly recommended.Christian Meditation and Relaxation Four Cd Set
outstanding - a christian classic Jan 14, 2008
Dallas Willard gives plenty of examples from real people's lives of how God communicates with us on a daily basis. highly recommended... a must read for any serious christian
Hearing God Dec 28, 2007
I found this book to be very helpful. I struggle to hear the Lord and after I was loaned a copy of this book from a friend, I opted to buy one for myself.
I definatly urge anyone to purchase it if they are having the same problems.