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The Divine Embrace

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Using examples from his own life, Ken Gire urges Christians to pay close attention to God's gifts and callings, and not to take them for granted. Each sighting of God's work, he promises, will cause us to fall more in love with him.
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published July 9th 2003 by Tyndale House Publishers
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Tim Chavel
May 08, 2012 Tim Chavel rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I have read by Ken Gire. He is a gifted writer, a former editor for Chuck Swindoll's Insight for Living. In this book Ken compares the intimate relationship with Christ as a dance. I have several quotes below that spoke to my heart. I trust they will also speak to your heart.


. . . the Christian life is about intimacy, not technique. p. 7
Before Jesus called the disciples to ministry, he called them to intimacy. Following came first, fishing came later. Before he called them
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Stevie
Our relationship with Christ is that of an intimate dance

That I would love You more by the end of each day than when I awoke

Truth: Instead of “tinkering” with my soul and stressing about the possibility of failure in spiritual growth, rather focus on jesus and fall in love with Him and as You do that He will transform and provide and come through for you. Matt. 6:24-34

“If we are indifferent to the art of dancing, we have failed to understand, not merely the supreme manifestation fo physical life
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Jt
I love Ken Gire
Linda
Aug 25, 2012 Linda rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Each time I read this book (have read several times!) I fall in love with my Beloved, Jesus all over again!
Using the illustrations of music and dance, you will find your soul soaring with every word!
Annelies Brocklin
Gire's beautiful descriptive language moved me to enjoy my Savior all the more! This has become my favorite book! I have read it twice!
Bonita
Mar 01, 2013 Bonita rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A beautiful comparison of our relationship with Jesus, and His unending love for us.
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Mar 28, 2010 Saroum rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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So far...a beautiful read.
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Ken Gire is the author of more than 20 books, including "The Divine Embrace," "Windows of the Soul," "The Work of His Hands," the Moments with the Savior series, and the Reflective Life series. He has also co-authored "The Birthright" with John Sheasby. Two of his books have been awarded a Gold Medallion. A full-time writer and speaker, Ken is the founder of Reflective Living, a nonprofit ministry ...more
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