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Life interrupted : navigating the unexpected

Author: Priscilla Shirer
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : B & H Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The prophet Jonah's existence was interrupted by a call of God that would require a complete change of life. And it scared him enough to make him run in the opposite direction. ... We, like Jonah, tend to run from interruptions. When major pains and minor problems cause a hiccup in our carefully calculated plans and goals we head in the opposite direction. Who knows what we might be missing by running from what  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Priscilla Shirer
ISBN: 9781433670459 1433670453
OCLC Number: 702118942
Description: viii, 215, 18 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Interruptions, interruptions. And now for something completely different --
Consider it a privilege --
Story of your life --
pt. On the run. Beyond a reasonable doubt --
Slippery slope --
Wake-up call --
pt. 3. Repentance at sea. Now what? --
A fish called grace --
Making change --
pt. 4. Second chances. There's more where these come from --
Rinse and repeat --
Go to Ninevah [sic] --
pt. 5. Unfinished business. God on our own terms --
The many moods of Jonah --
There's so much more to tell.
Responsibility: Priscilla Shirer.

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The prophet Jonah's existence was interrupted by a call of God that would require a complete change of life. And it scared him enough to make him run in the opposite direction. ... We, like Jonah, tend to run from interruptions. When major pains and minor problems cause a hiccup in our carefully calculated plans and goals we head in the opposite direction. Who knows what we might be missing by running from what could very well be God's means of steering us towards the most magnificent outcome of our lives. Jonah could tell us a story or two. So could you. And so does popular conference speaker and author Priscilla Shirer in this very personal account of opportunities lost and lessons learned-- and the amazing freedom and fulfillment that comes from going with God even when He's going against your grain--page 4 of cover.

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