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The Grand Paradox

The Grand Paradox The Messiness of Life, the Mystery of God and the Necessity of Faith

By Ken Wytsma
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.16 Stars

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On 5/2 Hanna Lei wrote: “I believe we are all closet doubters,” Ken says. We don’t always recognize it as such but doubt is our path to God. Here’s what Ken says about doubt in his book: "Throughout Scripture, God never challenges whether doubt should exist. It is the one point of unity between us and God – the ... The Grand Paradox:

Hanna 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/1 Don Haflich wrote: "Life is messy and God is mysterious." What a great way to start a brutally honest volume on what it means to live with faith in Christ. Not only is The Grand Paradox The Messiness Of Life, The Mystery Of God And The Necessity Of Faith a brutally honest volume on the christian life, it's a breath of ... The Grand Paradox

Don Haflich's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/8 Jen wrote: I just finished reading Ken Wystma’s book The Grand Paradox, The Messiness of Life, the Mystery of God and the Necessity of Faith. This book is about Faith and what that looks like in the messiness of life that we live in today. I believe, depending on where you are with your walk with Christ and whatever ... "The Grand Paradox" By Ken Wystma

Jen's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/10 William Sipling wrote: “The life of Christian faith is and always has been a beautifully awkward reality. Following Jesus is done—and can only be done— in the messiness of this world into which we were all born.” Taking a page out of Tozer’s classic The Pursuit of God, Ken Wytsma delights, explains, ... The Grand Paradox by Ken Wytsma Book Review

William Sipling's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/8 Ryan Scott wrote: Disclaimer: I was given a free copy of this book for the purpose of review. My integrity is not for sale. Those who know me well are aware I would relish the chance to give a bad review in exchange for a free book. If I've failed to do so, it has nothing to do with the source of the material and only ... The Grand Paradox by Ken Wytsma

Ryan's Rating:

3 Stars

On 5/2 AslansCompass wrote: The Grand Paradox attempts to walk with the reader through the uncertainties of the Christian life on a variety of topics, ranging from the church to personal doubt.  I think I might like this book better after a reread or two. The author doesn’t presume to have all the answers, but his thoughts jump ... The Grand Paradox

AslansCompass' Rating:

3 Stars

On 4/29 britkirk wrote: If we were made for relationship with God, why do we often feel lost and distant from Him? The life of Christian faith is and always has been a beautifully awkward reality. Following Jesus is done—can only be done—in the messiness of this world into which we were all born. Yet many Christians expect ... Book Review: The Grand Paradox

britkirk's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/21 Zenichka wrote: For those who are earnestly seeking the answers (or, rather, guidance) this is a great book. I did not expect much from this book (there are many self-help Christian books that only tell what the reader wants to hear), but the Grand Paradox pleasantly surprised me. Ken Wytsma (I still have a hard time ... [BOOK REVIEW: The Grand Paradox by Ken Wytsma]

Zenichka's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/1 Melissa Smith wrote: Ken Wytsma's book The Grand Paradox covers thoughts and truths about God's personality---His fairness (which we don't always understand), and His great love for us.  The paradox comes when His waiting and/or our impatience get in the way of seeing what He's attempting to bring forth.  Like ... 'The Grand Paradox' by Ken Wytsma

Melissa's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/31 Brandon Hadley wrote: Too often we receive warm and fuzzy messages from Christian teachers. When we encounter the reality of everyday life, these messages leave us wondering. Ken Wytsma has written the perfect book for those times. He is not going to sugar coat anything for easier consumption. Life is a terrible mess. ... Trusting God through the Mess

Brandon's Rating:

4 Stars