of the Heart"
Ravi Zacharias has been called one of the great thinkers of our generation. He writes with philosophic passion. He owes his philosophy to his roots and his passion to his confrontation with Christ. Born and brought up in India, he is no stranger to the riddles of life or to the strange route philosophy takes in interpreting those riddles. But when he chose to study in Canada and prepare for the ministry, he had a strange meeting with his Lord. And ever since he has been speaking and writing on what life both outside of Christ and within Christ is all about.
contrast comes through clear in this book, "Cries of the
Heart." He lets
history, his own personal experience, and his public ministry inform him
of the various cries of the human heart: "The Cry to Know God, The
Cry to Feel My Faith, The Cry of a Guilty Conscience, The Cry for Freedom
in Pleasure, The Cry of a Lonely Heart," and, "The Cry of
God for His People." There
is also a postscript to chapter 3, "The Cry for a Reason in
Suffering" (pp. 209-218).
of these cries is illuminated by stories---real stories involving real
people. So he writes of the
lives of people such as Lewis, Eichmann, Freud, Muggeridge, Doestovsky,
Wesley, Luther and many more. No
pastor can miss the thrill these stories can bring to his congregation.
he does not stop just with an exposition of the cry.
He offers a solution. This
solution is given not from his philosophic or theological perspectives.
It comes from the Word of God.
The message is loud and clear: the cry is for the moment, the joy
is for ever. In Jesus Christ.
So the last chapter turns to God's cry for His people.
will not want to miss this book.
book is available at BGST Library. Ref.:
LC 248.86 ZAC)
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the little things
Courses commencing in 2005. Do pray and consider registering for some courses which commence in Semester 1.
Dr Ng Peh Cheng
was the Chapel Speaker on 20 October. The message was based on Judges 6-8
and the focus was on answering the question, "Could God use an
individual like Gideon to do His work?"
GENERAL FUND UPDATE:
for the month of Oct 2004 = $ 49,676
received to-date (26 Oct)
= $ 39,628
needed for current month =
for Oct - Dec 2004
= $ 271,735
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