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Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying by Drew Dyck
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“If we had a vision of God like Isaiah did, I don’t think we’d be asking him for good parking spots.”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying
“I find it interesting that the Gospels record not one instance of Jesus or the disciples praying for physical safety.”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying
“We can’t truly appreciate God’s grace until we glimpse his greatness. We won’t be lifted by his love until we’re humbled by his holiness. Oswald Chambers wrote, “The Bible reveals not first the love of God but the intense, blazing holiness of God.”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying
“Yes, God is dangerous. He’s not a house cat; he’s a lion. You’re free to deny his existence or pretend that he’s harmless. Go ahead and pet him if you’d like; just don’t expect to get your arm back.”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying
“We picture God only as a God who provides mercy, not judgment. So of course we can get away with our sin, because God forgives.”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying
“We need to see this God of Israel both in his wrath and his infinite mercy. We need to learn a holiness that rejects all compromise with evil and a generosity that seeks and saves the lost. We need to learn to know God as he is.8”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying
“Worship is the natural reflex of mortals to the presence of a holy God.”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying
“The moment we think we have God figured out is the instant of our greatest confusion.”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying
“When we neglect a part of God’s nature, we shouldn’t be surprised when that same attribute goes missing in our lives.”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying
“I have since been asked, ‘Which Bible verse helped and strengthened you in those circumstances?’ My answer is, ‘No Bible verse was of any help.’ Bible verses alone are not meant to help. We knew Psalm 23. But when you pass through suffering you realize that it was never meant by God that Psalm 23 should strengthen you. It is the Lord who can strengthen you, not the psalm that speaks of Him doing so. It is not enough to have the psalm. You must have the One about whom the psalm speaks.”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying
“We can’t fully appreciate God’s grace and love until we consider his holiness, his otherness.”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying
“Here’s the beautiful irony: making God strange actually enables us to know him more. Once we have marveled at his magnitude and mystery, we are able to achieve the deep intimacy that grows out of a true appreciation for who God is. Instead of treating him as an equal, we approach him with reverent awe. Only when we’ve been awestruck by his majesty can we be overwhelmed by his love.”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying
“As Francis Chan wrote, “The fact that a holy, eternal, all-knowing, all-powerful, merciful, fair, and just God loves you is nothing short of astonishing.”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying
“God may not call you to travel to a distant land or to die for your faith, but you are called to live wholeheartedly for him wherever you are, in whatever you’re doing. The specific places and vocations God calls us to are secondary. The important things are whether we walk with him, take risks where we are, and live as threats to the evil around us.”
Drew Dyck, Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God, So Stop Trying