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When God Isn't There

When God Isn't There Why God Is Farther than You Think but Closer than You Dare Imagine

By David Bowden
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3 Stars

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On 2/26 contemplativereflections wrote: In "When God Isn’t There," David Bowden explores the topic of God’s presence and absence in our lives. The author examines several different angles reminding readers that God’s presence and absence are both necessary and beneficial to us. Bowden first points out that God, by His nature, is ever ... Book Review: When God Isn't There

contemplativereflections' Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/25 Kimberly Adams wrote: All Christians want more of God but there are times when He feels very distant. In When God Isn’t There by David Bowden, he gives many reasons about how God is always there but not as close as people desire. God works on His own time and His people need to be patient. God is really there and has put ... When God Isn't There by David Bowden

Kimberly Adams' Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/2 steven.dresen wrote: In When God Isn’t There: Why God Is Farther Than You Think, But Closer Than You Dare Imagine author David Bowden wrestles with the important issue of God’s presence and absence. In this work Bowden seeks to find a biblical balance in understanding God’s immanence and transcendence or as Bowden ... Review: When God Isn't There

steven.dresen's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/19 cassandra95011 wrote: I recevied a complimentary copy. Yikes, this author has a lot of views and is very forthcoming with them. It just did not feel right to me to read, but I am a reviewer and for the sake of finishing, I did. While I am not a set faith, I do have strong belief in God. I do not ask that anyone bend ... When God Isn't There By David Bowden Review

cassandra95011's Rating:

1 Stars

On 12/18 MilkDonorMama wrote: When God Isn't There by David Bowden is a book for people who want a stronger relationship with God but are feeling God's apparent absence. This book is designed as a part Bible study and part advice or self-help book. It is more like a resource guide within a conversational book.I liked the personal ... Book Review: When God Isn't There

MilkDonorMama's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/6 theMICAHANDREW wrote: We've all asked the question "Is there a God?" Though for some of us who have come to answer that question with a strong "Yes" we can end up in spots where we start to wonder if God cares. We wonder if God is listening. We wonder if God is there at all... When God Isn't There is a reminder that we're ... God Are You There?

theMICAHANDREW's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/28 Chris Land wrote: There are times in the Christian life where we wish we can see God or feel God's presence especially when we suffer. When we suffer, we wonder where is God in all of this. We know that God is Omnipresent but we just don't sense His presence. God in His word says He is with us and will never leave us. ... Book Review: When God Isn't There by David Bowden

Chris 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/18 durough wrote: Had I paid more attention to the author bio, I would not have chosen to review this book. David Bowden is a student at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary writing his first book. In When God Isn’t There: Why God is Farther Than You Think, but Closer Than You Dare Imagine, Bowden relies heavily on ... Unhelpful, thoroughly neo-Calvinist theology.

durough's Rating:

1 Stars

On 11/7 britluver20021 wrote: This book was really boring and I stopped halfway through because I cannot keep on going! I did like a few things the author talked about. Its about how we feel absent from GOD because we once held him close and now we miss him. On page 29 the author says " while on this earth, we still wear the flesh ... A boring book

britluver20021's Rating:

2 Stars

On 10/23 Nathan Albright wrote: How does one know one is reading a book by a Calvinist? Well, there are a few signs. The author spends his time alternatively flagellating the audience and himself, makes plenty of positive references to the overrated John Piper (particularly his work on Desiring God), and even approvingly quotes the ... Book Review: When God Isn't There

Nathan's Rating:

4 Stars