In The Name Of Jesus

by Henri J. M. Nouwen

 

…more people are suffering from profound moral and spiritual handicaps without having any idea of where to look for healing.

 

This book challenges us to examine our reliance.  Do I rely on people, programs, and property?  Do I rely on the faithfulness of God?

 

…more people are suffering from profound moral and spiritual handicaps without having any idea of where to look for healing.   …very few people know that they are loved without any conditions or limits.  This unconditional and unlimited love is what the evangelist John calls God’s first love.

 

The love that often leaves us doubtful, frustrated, angry, and resentful is the second love, that is to say, the affirmation, affection, sympathy, encouragement, and support we receive from our parents, teachers, spouses, and friends.  We all know…

 

My notes on this book can be downloaded in MS Word format from the blue “FILES box” located in the left side-bar of this blog.

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