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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Two more things that I’ll mention: Comfort alone will kill us. It does mean, though, that natural talent alone is not enough to honor a calling from God.

Many illustrations, funny examples, encouraging words It is challenging all of us to look carefully at our faith!

Where was Gideon trying to find comfort and safety when God approached him? They are always beyond what people can do, because He wants to demonstrate His nature, His strength, His provision, and His kindness to His people and to a watching world. For those interested in reading spiritual ‘study books’ or supplemental guides to complement Bible study, this is a good read. Go o Pharaoh — the most powerful man on earth.

There is no other way to describe it I imagine that would make this book perfect for a small group study. It challenges the idea that living the Christian life is dull and boring. I finished the book in 5 days, I enjoyed it so much.

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Wwlk Collins- Bible – pages. Jesus is still looking for people who love and trust Him enough to step out of the boat.

Jun 26, Tim rated it really liked it. The book revolves around the story of Peter in Matthew 14 as he takes a giant leap of faith to walk on the water. Nov 19, Crae Achacoso rated it really liked it. We are not called just to work for God. And because God if faithful, the better you know Him, the more you will trust Him. There’s waetr one requirement: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

This is the kind of book that helps you look at yourself and your walk in life with a different perspective.

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In each situation the person that God called felt afraid. Failure is not something that happens to us or a label we attach to things. Want to Read saving…. I have never forgotten, nor do I think I ever will, remember one significant johnn I learned and that is the fact that watwr 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 qater not to be afr This book is a great teacher on faith, what it is, what it is not, and John Ortberg is real about his own faith, and an author that is real about his own experiences is always one I resonate with the most.

I don’t like this genre of literature, so once I got passed the initial great connections, it felt tedious.

But this is your day. My book is practically abused with pen and pencil underlines. I think I can handle that.


Why or why not? John Ortberg explains it this way: This book uses the story of Peter walking on the water as a teaching example for how we all need to do daring things, stretch ourselves, try something new, put ourselves out of our comfort zone, in order to grow and allow the Lord to help us. I highly recommend the book to anyone who is trying to gain a better understanding of how Biblical principles relate to everyday life.

But, deep within our hearts we know that Christ has not called us to comfort, but to an exciting, sacrificial and overwhelmingly fulfilling faith.

When God called Abraham to leave home, or Gideon to lead an army, or Esther to defy the king, or Mary to give birth to the Messiah, their initial response was never: We are called to live in the reality of His kingdom and to have Christ formed in us. Refresh and try again.

It was neither good as i have come to expect of ortberg, nor bad as to be thrown out the window dater choosing a valid option in my opinion. I have no Plan B.

The choice is yours to know him as only a water-walker ojhn, al What could you life be if you’d just get out of the boat? Jan 05, Joni rated it really liked it.