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Better Off Without Jesus
by Chuck Bomar
According to Jesus Himself, even better than having Jesus with us is having the Holy Spirit within us. Yet many believers have trouble, just as Jesus' disciples did, understanding how this could be. Better Off Without Jesus takes readers on a journey toward embracing the presence of the Holy Spirit within and guides them as they seek to understand and obey the voice of the ...more
ebook, 160 pages
Published August 7th 2012 by Regal Books
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The title “Better Off Without Jesus” is calculated to grab your attention and for good reason: we truly are better off with the Holy Spirit inside of us instead of Jesus beside us. The book starts by summarizing Jesus’ teachings into two core elements: denial of self and dependence on God. Thus the Holy Spirit’s role is twofold: to remind us of the things that Jesus taught, and to guide us to fulfill the Gospel call. Thus this book focuses on the Holy Spirit, not in a purely academic sense but i ...more
It took me a few chapters to get into this one, but there were a few chapters that really made me think about what counsel I listen to as opposed to the counsel of the Holy Spirit, such as the counsel of fear. There was one statement that I actually meditated on pretty heavily for days, and has motivated me to ask a lot of questions and start to seek answers: "With enough time, I guess, we could do just about anything well." I think this statement is absolutely true and begs the question "So wha ...more