God Most High. The LORD. I Am. YHWH. Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Maker of heaven and earth.
Andrew Wilson explores 60 names and descriptions of the one true God, weaving profound biblical insight into each short chapter, and so unfolding the greatest subject our minds and hearts can ever contemplate.
"Reading this is like sucking in lungfuls of mountain ai...more
It certainly did.
Reading it gave me a much clearer, broader, awe-inspired view of who God is and what He is like. I wouldn't hesitate to say that it lay the foundation of how I view God that still shapes how I see Him today.
Andrew Wilson explores God's character, names, Trinity and attributes in short, easy to read, and enjoyable chapters. Each chapter can be easily read in a matter of m ...more
What I LOVE about this book is its ability to discuss theological realities in a way that is down to earth and not arid or doctrinaire; you feel like you have read a book and not studied a math equation or analytic philosophy after reading this. You don't have to be a genius or have a preconceive ...more
This book left me somewhat disappointed. The author didn't go far in his exploration of the topic. He would get to a point once the surface was scratched and he begins using word such as impossible, difficult, hard to understand. I will agree that one will ne ...more
There really couldn't be a better, shorter, and more accurate review. Andrew Wilson doesn't go deep, yet he goes wide. In around 50 chapters with only 2-4 pages each, he gives the reader an easy to understand and yet very inspiring and often practical glimpse into a great variety of attributes and names of God.
I read this book about the character of God with a friend, and I was impressed by how the author managed to write 60 (!!!) thought-provoking essays on what could become tiresome. I can imagine referring back to this book in the future as different concepts resonate with me at different parts of my life.