Paul Johnson's Final Good friend of God
Jesus is the answer
The last friend of God
by Paul Johnson
a powerful retelling of a familiar Old Testament story in which God tells Abraham
He will destroy a city because of its wickedness. Abraham does not implore God
in order to do this. This book brings history up to date and makes it accessible to everyone.
It should not be read instead of the Bible, but next to it to help
We see the importance of prayer. "The prayer had …
become the only thing that Walter believed he couldn't survive without. "- Wow! The
we should all have this attitude. Prayer is our lifeline to God. Here we are
communicate and build relationships. God is only a prayer away.
We have to be careful not to fall into that
religious trap. "Hiding behind his prayer and routine." We may do all of this
right things but not really building a relationship. We have to communicate With God and look around and see that
Needs of his people.
Walter, the main character has a big heart for
Other. He sees the devastation caused by the gods of me, me and me. He
wishes to save people from themselves.
There is always a danger when the church takes
his eyes from Jesus. "The Church devoted more social issues than redemption."
We always have to look at him and be motivated by his heart.
The gospel brings strength. We have to know
Truths. Are we all in for God? "The gospel asked for all or nothing." If we
Knowing God, only then will we have a real passion for his word. "The Bible…
called her every day and invited her deeper and deeper. "
People try to fill their lives with more
and more, they realize that there is still a hole in their lives. "She
was dissatisfied … what could their life possibly be missing? "Walter realizes it
their need. "Walter and his world had been abandoned."
The novel shows the dangers of life for itself.
We will destroy ourselves from within.
This was such a powerful read that was expanded to a
familiar story. A lot of scripture is included. Heartbreak for those who
reject the truth. This is a wonderful read.
I got this book for free. A positive rating was not required and all views expressed are my own.