If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat has ratings John Ortberg invites you to consider the incredible potential that awaits you. “Failure does not shape you; the way you respond to failure shapes you.” ― John Ortberg Jr., If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat. If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat is a book written by John Ortberg that uses the New Testament account of Jesus walking.
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If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat by John Ortberg
Return to Book Page. For those interested in reading spiritual ‘study books’ or supplemental guides to complement Bible study, this is a good read.
Ortberg uses this story as guiding point, taking readers through the “stages” we are bound to experience when “walking on water” in life discerning the call, taking the first step, doubting, and learning to wait. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
With each person God was going to call them to do something extraordinary. Then someone invented a TV with a beeper so that when you clap your hands, the remote control will beep until you find it. Failure is not something that happens to us or a label we attach to things. Sep 01, Cathy rated it it was amazing Shelves: I work at a Christian Daycare and was given this book to read as a portion of my training.
But this is your day. It is a way we think about outcomes. And you have a calling. You are on a mission from God. The Bible pn the stories of many people who had to choose whether to trust God and step out in faith.
Your fear will tell you. Comfort alone will kill us. I highly recommend the book to anyone who is trying to gain a better understanding of how Biblical principles relate to everyday life. Like each of the disciples, we warer choose how we will respond to God.
Dec 08, Darin rated it it was amazing. Living life with a small god that can be manipulated is not living. I’m so grateful I was given the opportunity to read it.
It’s the type of book you’d love to reread again and again and still get new insights from it each time you do. Out on the risky waters of faith, Jesus is waiting to meet you in ways that will change you forever, deepening your character and your trust in God.
A good small group resource, we’re doing it in our group at the moment. Consider the incredible potential that awaits you outside your comfort zone. Want to Read saving…. Refresh and try again. For example, while the Christian concept of faith is utterly different from the Buddhist concept of mindfulness, the effect can be ojhn similar – a detachment from results and a focus on the process and the experience.
Thus far in life, what has been your experience with failure?
What’s Water-Walking? – FaithGateway
I have never forgotten, nor do I think I ever will, remember one significant lesson I learned and that is the fact that the most common command in the Bible is “Do not Fear” and not just the command but what God means when he tell us as His children what He means when He tell us not to be afraid. A calling is often a different story.
I think I just wanted a heads up about whether or not these stories he was presenting as true stories really were or not? John Ortberg invites you to consider the incredible potential that awaits you outside your comfort zone. John Ortberg invites you to consider the incredible potential that awaits you outside your comfort zone.
Apr 20, Bethany rated it it was amazing. The choice is yours to know him as only a water-walker can, al What could you life be if you’d just get out of the boat?
The worst failure is to never get out of the boat. I will dater ideas, strength, and creativity beyond my own resources to do what God asks of me.