Kiss the Wave: Embracing God in Your Trials by Dave Furman

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Kiss the Wave: Embracing God in Your Trials Read Online Free - Charles Spurgeon once said, "I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages." In dark and difficult trials, we often long to be delivered from the pain--but Spurgeon's words describe his experience as one that has brought him to see the hand of God in his suffering. What if God intends to work through our suffering rather than simply take it away? After living for more than a decade with a debilitating nerve condition in both arms, Dave Furman wants to expand our view of suffering by demonstrating that God, in his grace, always designs and uses trials for our good. In the midst of the stormy waves of trials, we can stop flailing our arms and instead embrace the God who is near to us even as we suffer.

Title : Kiss the Wave: Embracing God in Your Trials
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ISBN : 1433556456
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
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Becky rated it ★★★☆☆

January 25, 2018

First sentence: How quickly we forget the identity of Jesus! This book on suffering is titled, Kiss The Wave. The title comes from a Spurgeon quote: "I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages." It wasn't easy for Spurgeon, and it's no easier for us, to kiss the wave....

Jeanie rated it ★★★★★

February 23, 2018

I say that we must to talk ourselves instead of allowing "ourselves" to talk to us!...Have you realized that most of your unhappiness in life is due to the fact that you are listening to yourself instead of talking to yourself? Take those thoughts that come to you the moment you wake up in the mo...

Wes rated it ★★★★☆

February 23, 2018

This is a great book to read especially if you are going through a trial or know someone who is. Dave Furman is someone who is uniquely able to talk about suffering as both someone dealing with chronic pain and a pastor. He does a great job showing how God's sovereigntly is so helpful in sufferin...

Zach rated it ★★★★☆

February 13, 2018

Great primer on the topic of suffering and trials, and how we should think about our circumstances and the God behind them. A good review. Appreciated the recommended resources included in the back for others to consult.

Amanda rated it ★★★★★

January 03, 2018

**I received this book for free from the publisher through Netgalley. My review and opinions are my own.** "I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages." -C. H. Spurgeon Kiss the Wave is a book about suffering. Every Christian will eventually face some form of suffering...

Heather rated it ★★★★★

January 19, 2018

***I received an advanced copy of this book from Crossway through Netgalley. This review and any opinions expressed are my own*** “When we understand who Christ is (the sustenance-provider and storm-controller), we will have peace in the midst of life’s storms. Misunderstanding who Jesus is brings...

Annette rated it ★★★★★

March 09, 2018

It's not often that I choose to sit with pen and paper as I read a book - especially when I'm reading it on my Kindle.  This book, however, was one where pen and paper seemed necessary.  While I could just highlight as I found snippets of applicable texts for my life (or the life of some of my fr...

Nicole rated it ★★★★★

February 23, 2018

I received a free copy of this book from Crossway to review.Since the first time I read a Gloria Furman book a few years ago, I have been curious about their life and how they cope with her husband Dave’s condition. He has a chronic nerve disease that causes him to experience constant, never endi...

Nick rated it ★★★★★

January 31, 2018

The idea behind this book (especially the title) comes from a quote by Charles Spurgeon. He says, “I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages.” Throughout the book Dave unpacks this quote for us, and encourages the believer by pointing us to Jesus and reminding us of...

David rated it ★★★★☆

January 28, 2018

“I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages,” said the British preacher, C.H. Spurgeon. Embracing trials in a God-honoring way is the theme of Dave Furman’s new book, Kiss the Wave. The author does not write in an ivory tower. Nor does he write as a mere spectator. Rat...

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