A power that is nothing short of furious. Such is god's intense, consuming love for His children. It's a love that knows no limits, and no boundaries. For those who feel they can never measure up. A force that is both fierce and majestic. Imagine a stormy day at sea, pummeled by crashing waves, your ship yielding to a relentless wind, subject to the awesome force of nature.
The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt OutMultnomah #ad - But somehow we can’t seem to apply it in our daily lives. We continue to see him as a small-minded bookkeeper, tallying our failures and successes on a score sheet. We come to him as ragamuffins—dirty, bedraggled, and beat-up. Are you bedraggled, beat-up, burnt-out? Most of us believe in God’s grace—in theory.
Now with a ragamuffin’s thirty-day spiritual journey guide, it will change yours, too. Includes a 30-day spiritual journey guide!“brennan manning does a masterful job of blowing the dust off of shop-worn theology and allowing God’s grace to do what only God’s grace can do—amaze. Max lucado, bestselling author of The Gift for All People .
The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out #ad - Yet god gives us his grace, willingly, no matter what we’ve done. And when we sit at his feet, He smiles upon us, the chosen objects of His “furious love. Brennan manning’s now-classic meditation on grace and what it takes to access it—simple honesty—has changed thousands of lives.
Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate BelongingNavPress #ad - Brennan manning encourages us to let go of the impostor lifestyle and freely accept our belovedness as a child of the heavenly Father. If our families are happy or our jobs are meaningful, life is a success. But when life begins to fall through the cracks and embarrassing sins threaten to reveal our less-than-perfect identity, we scramble to keep up a good front to present to the world—and to God.
We hide until we can rearrange the mask of perfection. In him there is life. Sadly, it is then that we wonder why we lack intimate relationships and a passionate faith. All this time god is calling us to take the mask off and come openly to Him. When we are our true selves, we can finally claim our identity as God’s child—Abba’s child—and experience His pure pleasure in who we are.
Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging #ad - He longs for us to know in the depth of our beings that He loves us and accepts us as we are. Is an impostor robbing you of god’s love?We’ve bought into the lie that we are worthy of God’s love only when our lives are going well.
A Glimpse of Jesus: The Stranger to Self-HatredHarperOne #ad - By clearly examining and understanding Jesus' life, we can put self–hatred behind us forever and truly be transformed in the ways God intended. Beloved christian writer brennan Manning has long been illuminating the transforming power of God's constant love for us in his bestselling books. Now he identifies self–hatred as the reason that so many of us seem unable to accept this incredible, unchanging love.
Ruthless Trust: The Ragamuffin's Path to GodHarperOne #ad - In ruthless trust, he turns his focus from furious love to radical trust, revealing the ways in which trust renews our faith and help us grow. In his sequel to the ragamuffin Gospel bestselling author Brennan Manning shows how true and radical trust in God can transform our lives. Manning, beloved author and spiritual teacher, shows us how trust in God can transform our lives and open us up to deeper experiences of grace and love.
The Wisdom of Tenderness: What happens when God's firece mercy transforms our livesHarperOne #ad - A stirring invitation to Accept God's Unfathomable Tenderness.
The Relentless Tenderness of JesusRevell #ad - With rich insights you'll see how god can at once be a roaring lion, pacing the globe and seeking you out; and simultaneously a tender lamb, there to comfort you in any time of need. A unique experience, this book will forever change the way you think about God. Through poignant and unforgettable stories and challenging observations, Manning helps you stretch your mind and reject simplistic explanations of who God really is.
. Is god a wrathful judge? a gentle healer? a father? Brother? Friend?In The Relentless Tenderness of Jesus, Brennan Manning brings you to a deeper understanding of the true nature of God.
All Is Grace: A Ragamuffin MemoirDavid C Cook #ad - If he ever was a ragamuffin, truly it is now. In this his final book, honoring the lives of the people closest to him, Brennan roves back his past, family and friends who’ve known the saint and the sinner, the boy and the man. Far from some chronological timeline, these memories are witness to the truth of life by one who has lived it – All Is Grace.
. It has been over twenty years since the publication of The Ragamuffin Gospel, a book many claim as the shattering of God’s grace into their lives. Since that time, abba is very fond of you!” but today the crowds are gone and the lights are dim, Brennan Manning has been dazzingly faithful in preaching and writing variations on that singular theme – “Yes, the patches on his knees have faded.
The Signature of JesusMultnomah #ad - With passion and boldness, author brennan Manning invites readers to risk living life as Jesus lived—committed to simplicity, purity of heart, and obedience to the gospel. As a radical alternative this book is offered to christians who want to live by faith and not by mere “religion, ” for those who recognize that many of the burning theological issues in the church today are neither burning nor theological; who see Christianity neither as a moral code or a belief system but as a love affair; who have not forgotten that they are followers of a crucified Christ; who know that following him means living dangerously; who want to live the gospel without compromise; who have no greater desire than to have his signature written on the pages of their lives.
Behold, ” jesus proclaims, “I stand at the door and knock. You may have already met him at the door…but do you truly know him? Have you been transformed by His furious, unexplainable love? Join Brennan Manning, passionate, the bestselling author of The Ragamuffin Gospel, on a personal journey to experience Christ’s love and live with His passion.
The Signature of Jesus #ad - The signature of jesus challenges the gospel of "cheap grace" and calls the church to radical discipleship.
The Importance of Being Foolish: How To Think Like JesusHarperOne #ad - By reorienting our lives according to the gospel we may appear to be fools in the eyes of the world, but Manning reveals that this is exactly what Jesus wants. In a powerful exploration of the mind of Christ, Manning reveals how our obsession with security, pleasure, and power prevents us from living rich and meaningful lives.
In the eyes of the world, Jesus was a fool. Manning explores what christ's mind was truly focused on: finding the Father, compassion for others, a heart of forgiveness, and the work of the kingdom. Coming from the gentle yet compelling voice of Brennan Manning, The Importance of Being Foolish is a refreshing reminder of the radical call of Jesus and the transforming love of God.
We must train to become who God intends us to be. Our endless struggle to acquire money, good feelings, and prestige yields a rich harvest of worry, frustration, and resentment. He did not abide by the rules of his day; the people he associated with were shunned by society; his Sermon on the Mount reads likea primer on being left behind, stepped on, and ignored.
The Importance of Being Foolish: How To Think Like Jesus #ad - In the importance of being Foolish, bestselling Christian author Brennan Manning teaches us how to think like Jesus. In order for us to truly be the people Jesus wants us to be, we too must learn to become "foolish. Becoming a christian is not a magical enterprise by which we are automatically transformed into better people.
Dear Abba: Morning & Evening PrayerRosettaBooks #ad - Each day contains morning and evening prayers coupled with Scripture and excerpts from Manning’s contemporary spiritual classics—in a modern-day collection of psalms, expressions of wonder, complete with cries for help, and invitations into the comforting mercy of God. In this book, brennan manning has laid out a month of honest prayers to God, whom he affectionately calls Abba, in an easy-to-use format that can guide your own prayers.
A deeply personal and heartfelt devotional from the beloved author of The Ragamuffin Gospel. Raw vulnerability can be scary. It can also save our lives.