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Warren W. Wiersbe
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God Isn't In A Hurry

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Here is encouragement for those times when you are impatient with your Christian walk.

In our instant society where we eat microwaveable meals and see serious problems resolved in less than half an hour on TV sitcoms, we resist waiting on the Lord. Yet God uses trials to test our patience and cultivate fruit in our lives.

Warren Wiersbe exhorts you to relax in God and enjoy
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Published (first published January 1st 1994)
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Ed
May 08, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A great little book containing doctrinal and practical truths. The only problem with the book is that there is no Scripture Index or General Index in the book. Unless you have a great memory, you will not remember the information learned from the book.
Kathleen
Nov 04, 2012 rated it it was ok
Shelves: christianity
I found this to be very light & easy reading. I didn't find anything wrong with the book until I got to the last chapter on page 147 where the authors states 'God cannot save you.' I found this statement to be contradictory to the scriptures which clearly tells us it's God that saves us, it's not of ourselves. I believe the author ascribes to a 'synergistic' viewpoint that aligns itself with Arminianism whereas I believe salvation is monergistic in that God initiates in every way, & we o ...more
Jkanz
May 21, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015
This book by Warren Wiersbe is a nice little volume of 30 essays of 3-4 pages each, which makes them accessible. The book is subtitled learning to slow down and live. Some of the essays fit that description and some seemed very much unrelated. I was disappointed by the lack of a clear thread running throughout. On the other hand, this is an easy read from a good communicator. I particularly liked the essays God Isn't In a Hurry, Wanted: Hinge People, and Dig Up Those Bitter Roots. On the whole, ...more
Rebecca Lewitt
Feb 13, 2013 rated it liked it
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Kind of a general addressing of problem areas in the modern, western church. Mostly it was well worth the read--some chapters were more "on" than others, but that's not that unusual. Many important thoughts. A good spur to greater devotion. I particularly enjoyed the first few chapters that focused on patience, waiting on God, etc. And then the chapter on the "Root of bitterness" was really insightful. Not a book that revolutionizes my walk, but worth the read.
Lance Towers
Dec 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: christian-living
Warren Wiersbe agrees with the Longstaff hymn by declaring, "It still takes time to be holy." Being my first full book to read from this author, I was surprised by his reach into the minds of Moody, Spurgeon, Chesterton and Morgan to substantiate his thoughts. This is a very good book, especially for anyone believing that God is growing impatient with their sincere desire to grow in faith and love.
Connie Adams
Jul 29, 2012 rated it really liked it
A book that I pick up many times and read my high lights but many times somethng will stand out that I didn't see that way previously.
Byron Chesney
Great book. Much needed advice for today's busy world.
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Warren W. Wiersbe, former pastor of the Moody Church and general director of Back to the Bible, has traveled widely as a Bible teacher and conference speaker. Because of his encouragement to those in ministry, Dr. Wiersbe is often referred to as 'the pastor's pastor.' He has ministered in churches and conferences throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Central and South America, and Eur ...more
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