Monday, December 28, 2015

The Power That Changes the World: A Book Review

About The Book:

This is our brightest hour!

Every day we make choices that influence the culture and atmosphere around us. We are designed, as part of our purpose, to invade and solve problems here on earth. We've been given the keys to unlock infinite change in the here and now.

Take hold of God's power and God's wisdom.

As we wield the long-term strategy of His wisdom and the immediacy of His miracle-working power, we will live out the most undeniable demonstration of the heart, passion and nature of God. We will touch--and restore--the hearts of individuals, families, communities, cities and nations. We will create eternal impact and significance right now.

What a moment to be alive!

As we live out God's power and wisdom, and fully yield ourselves to His purposes--maintaining a heart of hope and promise for the days ahead--we will work wonders for His Kingdom.

You can read an excerpt of The Power that Changes the World here, in PDF format

About The Author:

Bill Johnson is the senior pastor of Bethel Church in Redding, California. A fifth-generation pastor with a rich heritage in the power of the Spirit, he is the bestselling author of When Heaven Invades Earth. Bill and his wife, Beni, serve a growing number of churches through an apostolic network that has crossed denominational lines, partnering for revival. Bill and Beni live near Redding, California.

My Review:

Bill Johnson's books have always been both encouraging and challenging to me as a believer, and his newest release, The Power that Changes the World, was no different. In fact, I think it has quickly become one of my favorites by this author. 

Johnson once again does a remarkable job at reminding us that there is a world around us that needs Jesus and that we need the wisdom of God to reach those around us. Drawing on mainly the wisdom of King Solomon, the author teaches us, the reader, how to truly live as salt and light to the community around us and really live out the greatest commandment given and reach the world for Him. He teaches, and reminds us,  that our impact on the world has eternal ramifications and that we are go out and make disciples, as Jesus did. 

I found the book was very well written, easy to read and understand and very well organized. It included a lot of great discussion questions, making this perfect for personal reflection, as well as small group study.

I highly recommend this book and give it a huge thumbs up!

BUY IT: You can purchase The Power that Changes the World at your favorite Christian book retailer from Chosen Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group

***I received a complimentary copy of this book, courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications Inc., for the purpose of review on this blog. All opinions expressed are my own, and I have not been compensated in any other manner***

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