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The Voice of Jesus: Discernment, Prayer & the Witness of the Spirit

Gordon T Smith

Paperback 2003-08-09

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Book Description "My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me." Jesus takes it for granted that we will hear his voice. But how do we hear it? Building on the rich spiritual tradition that spans the diversity of history and theology from Ignatius Loyola to John Wesley to Jonathan Edwards, Gordon Smith helps open our ears and hearts to the depths of the inner witness of the Spirit. By learning to attend to the Spirit, Smith urges us, we will learn to hear and heed the voice of Jesus in everyday life. Written with warmth and wisdom, this book speaks to the mind and heart of every Christian who longs for a closer, more intimate walk with Jesus.?Table of ContentsIntroduction1. Jesus and the Spirit2. Three Voices, One Tradition3. With Heart and Mind4. The Assurance of God's Love5. The Spirit Convicts Us of Sin6. The Spirit Illumines Our Minds7. The Spirit Guides in Times of Choice8. The Character of Our Prayers9. The Call of God: Vocational and Moral Discernment10. Spiritual Direction, Pastoral Care and Friendship11. Making Decisions Together: The Challenge of Communal Discernment12. Making Decisions Together: The Process of Communal Discernment

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Publisher Description

Book Description "My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me." Jesus takes it for granted that we will hear his voice. But how do we hear it? Building on the rich spiritual tradition that spans the diversity of history and theology from Ignatius Loyola to John Wesley to Jonathan Edwards, Gordon Smith helps open our ears and hearts to the depths of the inner witness of the Spirit. By learning to attend to the Spirit, Smith urges us, we will learn to hear and heed the voice of Jesus in everyday life. Written with warmth and wisdom, this book speaks to the mind and heart of every Christian who longs for a closer, more intimate walk with Jesus.?Table of ContentsIntroduction1. Jesus and the Spirit2. Three Voices, One Tradition3. With Heart and Mind4. The Assurance of God's Love5. The Spirit Convicts Us of Sin6. The Spirit Illumines Our Minds7. The Spirit Guides in Times of Choice8. The Character of Our Prayers9. The Call of God: Vocational and Moral Discernment10. Spiritual Direction, Pastoral Care and Friendship11. Making Decisions Together: The Challenge of Communal Discernment12. Making Decisions Together: The Process of Communal Discernment

Koorong Code199119
ISBN0830823905
EAN9780830823901
Pages266
DepartmentBooks
CategorySpiritual Growth
PublisherFormatio
Publication DateAug 2003
Dimensions19 x 140 x 209mm
Weight0.344kg