So, see how it says up there at the top of the book, ‘more than one million copies sold’? See that? Well, that’s why I am reluctant to review this book. There is one other reason, I opened the pages and read a few of them and, unfortunately, felt pretty convicted right then. It was just a couple of pages. Ugh! There was crying involved as well. So, this is the book and now I’m halfway into it because I couldn’t put it down yesterday. It is a hard read and I don’t mean lots of big words. I mean gut wrenching, soul questioning, but it’s the right one.
Waking the Dead was all about using the Holy Ghost in our daily walk with God. Divine Applause was about getting God’s attention through prayer, tithe, and fasting and this one, not a fan, is about becoming completely committed to God. All of us – heart, might, mind, and strength. All in.
I really want to be “all in.” Living by a list is so much easier. It’s less time consuming, requires little to no thought, and doesn’t require putting my heart into it. I can just get the thing done and check it off. That’s how I get some stuff done. I don’t want my relationship with my Father to be like that at all. I want a personal, conversational relationship.
I want to know what He wants me to do. I want to know how He thinks I should spend my time. I want to know what Father thinks I need to work on the most – let me tell you, I have a big old list of stuff I think I need to be doing or change. Talk about overwhelming. Plus, there’s no way I can keep all of God’s laws 100%, 100% of the time. I need to know which ones He wants me to focus on right now. I want to walk with God. I want to follow Him. How about you?