27 quotes from Waking the Dead: The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive: ‘somehow we have overlooked the fact this treasured called the heart can also be broken. WAKING THE DEAD: The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive. John Eldredge, Author. Thomas Nelson $ (p) ISBN Waking the Dead reveals the fierce battle over our hearts and how God desires to bring us fully alive. Waking the Dead John Interviewed by.

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God intends life for you. You always know what you’re going to get with a John Eldredge book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

But if you intend to live in the Story that God is telling, and if you want the life he offers, then you are going to need more than a handful of principles, however noble they may be.

Waking the Dead will help us all find the life Christ promised. But that is eternal life, meaning, because of the death of Jesus Christ you can go to heaven when you die. I am so grateful that my heart is awake and alive, and I, even as a tender, deeply feminine woman, am fierce and capable of great things. That is what Christianity is supposed to do for you—make you whole, set you free, bring you fully alive. This last part may surprise some readers, but Eldredge insists that awareness of spiritual warfare actually “may be the most critical” aspect of being fully alive.

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Proposition speaks to the mind, but when you tell a story, you speak to the heart.

You cannot be the person God meant you to be, and you cannot live the life he meant you to live, unless you live from the heart. If you’re a b 4. More By and About This Author.

We are at war”, and while I had realized this to an extent, I realize it much more profoundly now. The good insights are buried in a continuously meandering style. The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive. Quotes from Waking the Dead: Now, years later, I finally get around to reading Waking the Dead and I’m pleased.

At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. The truths communicated by this book are simple but deep and profound.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. My copy is a re-print fromand it was originally published inbut somehow I don’t think I’d have believed it in the first year It’s only been three days since I read it and I read it all in one sitting – fighting a cold lol but I think I can honestly say this book is a life-changer. You may find yourself compelled by his arguments, and then you can go to Greg Boyd for a more academic look at a “spiritual conflict worldview.

Then I found this book on a friend’s bookshelf – my interest was piqued by the title. Mar 23, Andi rated it it was amazing. It’s not one that can be breezed through, instead it’s a springboard for Bible study, prayer, and quiet pondering. This summer it’s on my Re-Read stack. Want to Read saving….


In his new book, Waking the Deadpopular author John Eldredge approaches that concept from a radically different angle. Each of us can contribute something. Lewis regarding her son age nine and his love for The Chronicles of Narnia. He attacks the false doctrine that we are wicked after receiving Christ and desires to elrdedge free those who continue to live in bondage long after they’ve come to Jesus. I think qaking in some spiritual books, the overall message loses its impact because there’s an absence of human connection.

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And all of them discover that there is far more going on here than meets the eye. This is one of his better books. The book brought to life t Excellent work. Eldredge has a gift in relaying the transformative qaking of being made new in Jesus. I think I needed the past almost two decades of life experiences to show me how accurate this book is. Jan 01, Thomas rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I read one of his other books, Wild at Heart, with a small group of guys in my freshman year of college.

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