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Zondervan God Is Closer Than You Think: This Can Be the Greatest Moment of Your Life Because This Moment Is the Place Where You Can Meet God - eBook

Intimacy with God can happen right now if you want it. A closeness you can feel, a goodness you can taste, a reality you can experience for yourself. That's what the Bible promises, so why settle for less? God is closer than you think, and connecting with him isn't for monks and ascetics. It's for business people, high school students, busy moms, single men, single women ... and most important, it's for YOU.

Now with a new cover design, God Is Closer Than You Think shows how you can enjoy a vibrant, moment-by-moment relationship with your heavenly Father. Bestselling author John Ortberg reveals the face of God waiting to be discovered in the complex mosaic of your life. He shows you God's hand stretching toward you. And, with his gift for storytelling, Ortberg illustrates the ways you can reach toward God and complete the connection---to your joy and his.

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Customer Reviews for God Is Closer Than You Think: This Can Be the Greatest Moment of Your Life Because This Moment Is the Place Where You Can Meet God - eBook
Review 1 for God Is Closer Than You Think: This Can Be the Greatest Moment of Your Life Because This Moment Is the Place Where You Can Meet God - eBook
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2 out of 5
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Milk-level Learning

Date:October 18, 2013
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MattZat
Location:Oak Forest, IL
Age:Over 65
Gender:male
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This may be great for seekers, new Christians or those who like light reading. I found it filled with stories that take up much space but do not 'move' the content of the chapters along. However, when the book is used along with the study guide and the DVD material in a small group Bible study the book gets supplemented. In other words, there is a significant investment in other resources which are extraneous to the book. Hence my low level rating for the book.
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Review 2 for God Is Closer Than You Think: This Can Be the Greatest Moment of Your Life Because This Moment Is the Place Where You Can Meet God - eBook
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Date:November 29, 2007
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Timothy Mueller
I really enjoyed this book very simple and rewarding if you have an open mind and willing heart you will love this book.
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Review 3 for God Is Closer Than You Think: This Can Be the Greatest Moment of Your Life Because This Moment Is the Place Where You Can Meet God - eBook
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5 out of 5
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Date:August 16, 2007
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William Archabald
I look forward to any book by Ortberg. Read this book a couple of years ago lent it to someone and haven't got it back, so I ordered a new copy!
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5 out of 5

Date:August 9, 2007
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Gary Wagoner
What I most enjoyed about the book is the author's manner of expression and his way of wording anecdotes which bring the reader realistically, easily and personally closer to God.
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Date:January 6, 2007
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Susan Stafford
John Ortberg explains a closer relationship with God with humor, insight, and imaginative analogies. This is a fast read but provides a lot of food for thought after the book is finished. I keep a copy handy for giving to others because John Ortberg explains these ideas so well. This book can indeed change your life for the better.
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Review 6 for God Is Closer Than You Think: This Can Be the Greatest Moment of Your Life Because This Moment Is the Place Where You Can Meet God - eBook
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Date:November 8, 2006
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Lucas Bruzgulis
This book is one of the best books I have ever read! It is truly life changing and you should read it. It gets the point across that God is closer than you think.
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Review 7 for God Is Closer Than You Think: This Can Be the Greatest Moment of Your Life Because This Moment Is the Place Where You Can Meet God - eBook
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Date:October 6, 2006
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George Lam
This book is okay for fun reading. The observations offered by the author are slightly entertaining, and may be even quite insightful to the very easily-impressed and motivated readers. For example, using conductor and resistor as analogy is misrepresenting the physics and meaning of the scientific terms. The counterpart of conductor is insulator. Actually a resistor in an electrical circuit is the part that does all the work - that makes the light bulbs or pickle glow, for instance. Using surfing as an example of overcoming failure is okay. However sidetracking to muse about sharks and dolphins is juvenile and distracting.I suppose this book is targeted for the average person and below for marketing purpose.
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Review 8 for God Is Closer Than You Think: This Can Be the Greatest Moment of Your Life Because This Moment Is the Place Where You Can Meet God - eBook
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Date:December 22, 2005
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Theresa Sowinski
Some books are interesting, others are fun to read. This book is life-changing. (And interesting and fun as well!) I highly recommend it.
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