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Their God Is Too Small

Open Theism and the Undermining of Confidence in God

by Bruce A. Ware

  • 120 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Crossway Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theism,
  • Open theism,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Religion,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Religion / Inspirational,
  • Inspirational - General,
  • Inspirational,
  • Christianity - Theology - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8783071M
    ISBN 101581344813
    ISBN 109781581344813
    OCLC/WorldCa52057699

    Editions for Your God is Too Small: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in   Your God is Too Small is the perfect way to explain how one sole being couldn't possibly be responsible for all of the good things and the overbearing tragedy that happens on a mud ball in a solar system for according to the bible only about 5, years, maybe 6, (if we're generous)/5(27).

    A man called J. B. Phillips, who has a very good translation of the New Testament Scriptures, he wrote several books. He was a professor in a university, a professor of Greek, and he wrote a book in the pathway of his life: 'Your God Is Too Small'. What he addressed within that book was simply the attitude of people toward God.   Your God is Too Small is a great, short little book that provides a great defense of the Biblical God in a time when Christianity is being tested from every side. Oh, did I forget to mention that this book was first released in ? I was surprised at how this book did not feel at all dated.

    Your God is Too Small Making Men Whole The Inside Story in Modern English as told in Luke, John, Acts & Romans - A translation by J.B. Phillips Plain Christianity Appointment with God When God Was Man The Young Church in Action The Church Under the Cross New Testament Christianity Read reviews of Bruce A. Ware, Their God is Too Small in Religion & Spirituality Books. Compare Bruce A. Ware, Their God is Too Small with other Religion & Spirituality Books book reviews online at Review Centre.


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Their God Is Too Small by Bruce A. Ware Download PDF EPUB FB2

The constant theme is that this God is just far too small to be the God we learn of from the Scriptures. This book, at only pages, serves merely as an introduction to this doctrine, but it serves that purpose well.

It is easy to read and understand, even for those who know little about theology/5(11). Ware expertly examines the arguments of the Open Theist and then tears them down in an expert and expedient fashion. As the title of this book suggests, Ware argues that God, as seen through the lens of Open Theism, is too small to be the God of the Bible.

Inevitably, if one buys Open Theism, their confidence in God will eventually be eroded.4/5. Your God is Too Small is a groundbreaking work of faith, which challenges the constraints of traditional religion. In his discussion of God, author J.B. Phillips encourages Christians to redefine their understanding of a creator without labels or earthly constraints and instead search for a meaningful concept of by: Called open theism, this novel view of God denies that he fully knows the future and insists that he takes risks by giving humans wide-ranging freedom.

This view has disastrous consequences for the everyday faith of ordinary Christians, consequences you can't afford to God Is Too Small explains some of the beliefs of open theism and shows their practical implications.

Their God Is Too Small explains some of the beliefs of open theism and shows their practical implications. Using biblical truth and personal anecdotes, Bruce Ware demonstrates how open theism undermines trust in God for everyday life, particularly in the midst of suffering.

Your God Is Too Small. No one is ever really at ease in facing what we call “life” and “death” without a religious faith. The trouble with many people today is that they have not found a God big enough for modern needs.

Your God Is Too Small is the title of the book written by J.B. Phillips, and in some ways, the expression reflects the problems that lay behind the plaintive cry of abandonment felt by Judah’s exiles during the sixth century BC.

Perhaps they thought that their circumstances were too complicated for God to unravel and fix. The book was very popular. That was in In he published what is probably his second best known book, 'Your God is Too Small' (still in print today - my copy is a lovely old edition - already the sixth edition just one year into its publishing history)/5().

The world deserves this. People deserve a God who is bigger than Franklin Graham’s and Mike Pence’s and Sarah Sanders’ and Jerry Falwell’s and the GOP’s God. Their God is small and terrified—and it suspiciously resembles them.

Their God is too small: open theism and the undermining of confidence in God. [Bruce A Ware] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. In this pocket-sixed book, Phillips deals with incorrect ideas about the God of the Bible.

He's not a cosmic policeman or a divine grandfather. Neither is He a bellhop, a tottering old man, nor a fire-breathing despot. He is a God who loves the world for His own glory and calls everyone to repentance for their sins against by: Your God is Too Small is a groundbreaking work of faith, which challenges the constraints of traditional religion.

In his discussion of God, author J.B. Phillips encourages Christians to redefine. Recently I read J.B.

Phillips’ Your God is Too Small (). In this short volume— pages—Phillips () details what he refers to as destructive ideas about God, which he says leads to “unreal Gods.” Some of these are (from quotes out of the book).

“Your God Is Too Small” by J. Phillips is an excellent book. This is a classic Religious/Spiritual book that was originally published in I read it for my first time around about The book details the outdated ideas and misconceptions that people may have about God.

First, let me say that I don’t know if God is definable. Your God is Too Small is a groundbreaking work of faith, which challenges the constraints of traditional religion. In his discussion of God, author J.B. Phillips encourages Christians to redefine their understanding of a creator without labels or earthly constraints and instead search for a meaningful concept of God.

The constant theme is that this God is just far too small to be the God we learn of from the Scriptures. This book, at only pages, serves merely as an introduction to this doctrine, but it serves that purpose well.

It is easy to read and understand, even for those who know little about s: 5. All quotes are from Your God Is Too Small, J.B. Phillips, unless otherwise noted. J.B. Phillips, an Anglican minister best known for his translation of the New Testament, The New Testament in Modern English, also wrote an excellent, well thought-out description of the various false gods and pseudo-“Gods” worshiped (or at least nominally.

The constant theme is that this God is just far too small to be the God we learn of from the Scriptures. This book, at only pages, serves merely as an introduction to this doctrine, but it serves that purpose well.

It is easy to read and understand, even for those who know little about theology. Your God is Too Small is a groundbreaking work of faith, which challenges the constraints of traditional religion. In his discussion of God, author J.B. Phillips encourages Christians to redefine their understanding of a creator without labels or earthly constraints and instead search for a meaningful concept of God/5(8).

Your God Is Too Small, by J. Phillips () has been around a long time and, for years, was on my ‘someday to read’ list. I eventually read it. We first learn about God as children and our conceptions can remain in a state of juvenile faith or more likely, the idea of God can become too small to affect “adult loyalty and cooperation.”.

Their God Is Too Small introduces the main proponents of open theism, explains the basics of their beliefs and shows the implications of this doctrine. The author concludes that open theism undermines the believer’s confidence in God as the One who can be trusted to walk with us through pain and suffering; as the one who gives us a hope for the future.Get this from a library!

Their God is too small: open theism and the undermining of confidence in God. [Bruce A Ware] -- Can you trust a ''God'' who doesn't know what's going to happen? A new theology called open theism denies that God fully knows the future.

Bruce A. But he also wrote a short ( pages) book titled Your God Is Too Small. I read most of it a few years ago and a little over a month ago I picked it up and started it again.

The first half of the book is about many of our misconceptions of God.