Experiencing God has ratings and reviews. “Experiencing God” by Henry Blackaby and Claude King (and now also Richard Blackaby) seems to be . Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God, Revised and Expanded ( ) by Henry T. Blackaby, Richard Blackaby, Claude King. For more than 15 years, God has used Experiencing God in His work, Doing the Will of God, Member Book, Updated () by Henry T. Blackaby, .

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I will hold Mr. Apr 22, Denise rated it bllackaby was amazing Shelves: It can be said that the authors wish to deal with the subject of experiencing God My roommate gave me this book because he somehow ended up with more than one copy of it, which happens from time to time with books.

It is about how he and his wife were called to Canada to pastor a small church and all the amazing things that were done there or how people were called to serve God in amazing circumstances and amazing outcomes.

Such direction, according to Experuencing, is given in small steps on a short term basis. In Paul’s words, “putting to death the deeds of the body.

Philip is directed to the Ethiopian eunuch by the Spirit 8: Blackaby promises that believers today can hear the voice of God the way people did throughout the Hendy, ex. Did Moses see multiple burning bushes?

God is always at work around you. Blackaby claims his model is Biblical.

There is only one way to answer these questions. I recommend this to all new born again Christians that need to develop a strong love and relationship with God. However, due to the flawed theological premise, it could lead to long-term disillusionment, frustration, and unfounded fear and doubt for believers who have been told through the book that if they’re not hearing from God that there is something wrong with their Christian walk.


It is an interesting thought, because where in the Bible does God ever really speak the same way twice? Instead, we should seek God’s “voice” in the place Scripture tells us to: I read this as part of a study group in my church, and it truly had a great impact on my life.

Hearing Jesus’ voice is not getting an assignment; it’s getting saved. The principal question is this: It is critical at this point to remember John’s clarification. He is from above, not below, and not of this world v. Granted, sometimes gifts are used more than once, such as Joseph interpreting dreams. The author was so right, I really experienced God in ways that I hadn’t before while reading this book. They simply weighed their options in light of circumstances and then chose a judicious course of action consistent with the prior general commands of the Lord.

Search for verification in the writings of any disciple. May 18, Valerie Van Moorsel added it. They hear His voice. It is a figure of speech for the inner working of the Holy Spirit that leads to our salvation. It is more sound to first develop one’s theology from the less ambiguous material in the Epistles. The Bible does not teach we must “hear” God before we can make decisions.

Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God, Workbook

The events represent a very small amount of activity considering the 30 year time span and the aggressive spiritual activity of Acts. It is likely that Blackaby has experienced God differently from the way I have and many others I have observed have. In particular to see where God is working, and to be involved in His work. It is hard to think of anything that has captured the imagination of Christians recently as aggressively as the idea of hearing the voice of God.


Jesus is arguing that He is utterly unique.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. There is plenty of practical examples which inspire and inform. This calls for humility and obedience to Christ We could say God “speaks” when He comforts us, teaches us, convicts us, or leads us out of sin.

It’s the result of the Father drawing the non-believer into Jesus’ arms. Godly Christians can go their entire life without such experience. In one part, they shared the miraculous healing of their daughter from cancer. I find that the book has the potential to lead many to a deeper, more meaningful experience with God but also has the potential to lead many into false views of how God works with His people today.

Yes, God gave special directions under certain circumstances, and He still can today. I didn’t agree with everything in this book. Such gifts by their very nature are unique in kind, function, and distribution. There is a particularly fruitful illustration of this on pages It was not started by a voice from God or by an assignment. That depends entirely on what one means by the word “speak. How can God be present in my day to day life? I wrote this along the side of the page: As Messiah, Jesus has a singular role.

Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God, Workbook by Henry T. Blackaby

I am not dictating what God can or cannot do. The bad news is, it goes blackzby overboard. I wish I had tabbed this book, because there was so much that stood out to me.