Two works of art help John Ortberg think about the presence of God. One is Michelangelo Buonarroti's brilliant painting of God and Adam on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. God is close. His hand comes within a hair's breath of the hand of the man. It seems to say that God is closer than we think - he's here now, today, accessible to all who will but "lift a finger."
The second work of art is Martin Hanford's cartoon character Waldo, He is on every page of the Where's Waldo? books but he can be difficult to find. In the same way, even though God is present on every page of our lives, he's often not easy to spot.
In God is Closer Than You Think, John Ortberg examines this frustrating paradox of the Christian life. "When it is so easy to 'see' God all around me (in the trees, in birds, in nature) why is it so hard to feel his presence - especially when I need him most?" Ortberg helps readers discover the secret to living daily in the reality of God's most frequent promise in Scripture, "I will be with you." Unabridged. Read by the author. 6 hours. 5 CDs.
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Date:November 4, 2007
My wife and I LOVED this book on CD, read by John Ortberg himself. It was like having Ortberg with us in the car, sharing great wisdom from the passenger seat like a friend. I loved the content of this book too. Ortberg has a wonderful way of addressing the needs of 21st century Christ-followers, and telling it in a way that is both fascinating and informative. I HIGHLY recommend this book, especially on CD, to anyone I meet.