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The God That Did Not Fail

How Religion Built and Sustains the West

by Robert Royal

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Encounter Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of religion,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • History Of Religion (General),
  • Political History,
  • Religion,
  • World - General,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • History / General,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • History,
  • Civilization, Christian,
  • Civilization, Western

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8875294M
    ISBN 101594031452
    ISBN 109781594031458
    OCLC/WorldCa67375032

      5. It teaches us that God’s Word has not failed—and indeed cannot fail. It’s true that the Jews have mostly rejected Christ. But that is no reflection on God. He knew about their rejection long ago. The fact that some of our prayers are not answered does not mean God has somehow failed.


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In The God That Did Not Fail, Royal offers an original reading of religion in ancient Greece and Rome, of Christianity and Judaism, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Reformation, the several modern Enlightenments, culminating with a profound assessment of our current postmodern moment.

He concludes that since religion is a permanent part of /5(16). The God that Did Not Fail is most broadly an ambitious philosophical history of the entire history of western civilization, literally from the Hellenistic Golden Age to the current day, with an emphasis on religious thought and packed into pages of text/5.

The God That Did Not Fail book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Secular humanists and other progressives have been predict /5.

In The God That Did Not Fail, Royal offers an original reading of religion in ancient Greece and Rome, of Christianity and Judaism, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Reformation, the several modern Enlightenments, culminating with a profound assessment of our current postmodern moment.

He concludes that since religion is a permanent part of. The gods that have failed --Greek gifts --Roma Acterna --The Bible and its worlds --Christian paradoxes --Medieval highs and lows --Renaissances and reforms --Enlightenments, revolutions, reactions --Civilization, culture, and their discontents --The God that did not fail.

Not one word has failed of all his good promise, which he spoke by Moses his servant” (1 Kings ). Not one of God’s words had failed. It was an important reminder for the first readers of the book of Kings, as they found themselves at rock bottom (all too soon after Solomon’s reign).

At that time, I did not understand the detailed differences between commitments, contracts and covenants. Yet I knew I was in this marriage for the long haul. I did not want to fail.

I know God does not fail. Ever. I learned marriage is so much more than a Facebook comment or status update. Marriage is even more than a commitment to each other.

When Joshua needed God, God did not fail him or forsake him. God does not respond with laziness when He sees we need His help. When we trust and obey God, we are trusting and obeying the only Person Who has never failed or forsaken anyone who trusted or obeyed Him.

God was not messing up when He gave you the life you have now. This book is the first CIC book group pick of. The CIC book group is managed by Linda Formella and Milton Grenfell. The group meets weekly at the CIC on Thursday from pmpm. Be sure to pick up your copy of “The God That Did Not Fail: How Religion Built and Sustains the West” at the CIC today.

If socialism was the God that failed, then Zionism was the God that did not fail. I do not mean to say that Zionism was, or is, a God. It was too rambunctious, too contentious and too democratic to become an orthodoxy, and it consistently refused-- except in a few instances of internecine violence that scandalized the entire Jewish community.

I will not leave you or forsake you” (Joshua –3, 5). And God had not failed them yet, so they walked and waited, walked and waited. They circled Jericho once a day for six days, wondering how God would bring down those walls. God’s Word Did Not Fail.

On the seventh day, just as he said he would, God turned their waiting into prevailing. I try to dwell on the song that he has promised he will never fail but I realize now that there is no denying it, God failed me.

I look at people around me, in church, at work, my family, everywhere, somehow they seem to have grasped the meaning of life, they go to work, they have friends, they come to church, and they are content. April 7, Do I Really Need to Fail. Mary Southerland. Today’s Truth “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His Author: Girlfriends in God.

The God of the Bible is not only living, he is the God who is loving. It is impossible to discuss the living God without discussing God as Spirit. The first chapter is devoted to the statement “God is love.” Witherington uses 1 John as his starting point. A. We fail to understand God’s ways, which are not our ways.

Peter could not wrap his mind around the concept of a Messiah who would suffer and die. After Peter’s God-inspired confession of Jesus as the Christ, the Son of the living God (Matt. ), Jesus began to explain to the disciples that He must go to Jerusalem to suffer and die.

Here is an exact illustration of the Old Covenant principle of "we will do." Abraham tried to work it out in the flesh, according to human effort and planning. The old arrangement failed just as surely as the Old Covenant promises failed, because there was no dependence on divine power.

God did not ever recognize Ishmael as the promised seed. But Scripture teaches that believers have the freedom to refuse the gift God offers us, to opt out of the sequence of decisions he has made. A truly justified person may, indeed, fail to attain glory—not because God did not will it (for he did), but because that person chose to.

Stop worrying, Pray, and Thank God for Answers. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

No book could record, no words could tell, what that life was, or what things Jesus did. The disciples saw and believed, and wrote these things that we may believe, and in believing may have life in His name.

The word "Amen" is not found in the better MSS., and in no part of the written text. The God That Failed consists of six essays by disillusioned Communists and fellow travelers.

All six are small masterpieces, as is the editor's introduction. It is an anti-Communist book put together inat the beginning of the Cold War and just before the most paranoid period of the Red Scare/5. God is not confined to written or spoken human language. Humans, on the other hand, even when given a spiritual truth or revelation, can only process it through our own finite mental and spiritual understanding.

Thus our attempts to explain will never be equal to God’s perfection. God inspired the writers of the Bible, but author it, God did not.

God was with him, and Samuel’s prophetic record was flawless. Everyone in Israel, from Dan in the north to Beersheba in the south, recognized that Samuel was the real thing—a true prophet of God.

God continued to show up at Shiloh, revealed through his word to Samuel at Shiloh. The God that Failed is a collection of six essays by Louis Fischer, André Gide, Arthur Koestler, Ignazio Silone, Stephen Spender, and Richard Wright. The common theme of the essays is the authors' disillusionment with and abandonment of communism.

Essays. Richard Crossman, the British Member of Parliament who conceived and edited the volume, at one point approached the famous American. God did not create evil. Evil is not like faith, or love that exist just as does light and heat. Evil is the result of what happens when man does not have God’s love present in his heart.

Austin Fischer, Young, Restless, No Longer Reformed: Black Holes, Love, and a Journey in and out of Calvinism (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, ). The following is a review by Harrison Perkins (PhD, Queen’s University Belfast). He is the assistant minister at London City Presbyterian Church (Free Church of Scotland, lecturer in Christian doctrine at Cornhill Belfast, visiting lecturer in.

God did not promise an unbroken monarchy but an unbroken line of descendants from David who would be qualified to sit on that throne when it was reestablished. David’s line would not fail before the righteous Branch came to claim His throne (cf.

Luke ). The genealogies of Matthew and Luke show that this promise was fulfilled as Christ. God ended his ministry and did not let him enter the Promised Land. We must be careful and avoid a wrong concept of “Christ’s love.” Now the LORD was angry with Solomon because his heart was turned away from the LORD, the God of Israel, who had appeared to him twice, and had commanded him concerning this thing, that he should not go after.

God didn’t choose the guy who said protestors should be beaten. God didn’t go with the guy endorsed by the KKK. God didn’t excuse the bankruptcies and overlook the affairs and laugh off the racist remarks.

I’m pretty sure people did that—lots of supposedly Christian folks. And God isn’t now taunting teenage shooting victims on. The obstacles placed before us will be many, and in certain cases we may falter or even fail. I love the scripture that states, “He who has repented of his sins, the same is forgiven, and I, the.

Failure in the life of a Christian, then, should not surprise us. God has important things to teach us through failure—and true success, the success that counts for eternity, consists in learning those lessons. So when you fail, do not despair or think that God has abandoned you; rather, learn from your failures and never give up.

Acts 5 New International Version (NIV) Ananias and Sapphira. 5 Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property.

2 With his wife’s full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles’ feet. 3 Then Peter said, “Ananias, how is it that Satan has so filled your heart that you have lied to the Holy.

For months now God has tried to get me to study Job and in my ignorance I did not want to as it was a doom and gloom Book for me. I cannot thank you enough. This has been the biggest revelation I have ever encountered with understanding not only the Book of Job, but my faith in total. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

1 John ESV / 4 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. The sinful ways of Sodom and Gomorrah were so outrageous that God destroyed the two cities with fire sparing only the family of Lot.

The story of Sodom and Gomorrah is a cautionary tale of the destructive consequences of sin. Sodom and Gomorrah were cities mentioned in Genesis, notorious for their flagrant sin.

God Did Not Put Us Here to Fail Jon M. HuntsMan, sr. Jon M. Huntsman, Sr., was a businessman, philan-thropist, and Area Seventy in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when this devotional address was given on 10 November File Size: KB.

God has spoken and has done so clearly. Further, that which He has spoken perfectly reflects His divine character and nature and leads us toward lives that are for our good and His glory. The question is not whether or not God's Word is clear and reliable, but whether or not we will trust God's Word and His goodness, walking in obedience to Him.

The point of the book of Job is to teach us that the mystery of evil is a mystery of a war-torn and unfathomably complex creation, not the mystery of God’s all-controlling will. Given how Christians are yet inclined to look for a divine reason behind catastrophes and personal tragedies, I think it’s a point we have yet to learn.

God is not obliged to empower us and give us success when our mission is moving in precisely the wrong direction. He will not support us in our disobedience or bless us in our foolishness.

He will surely allow us to fail miserably, that we might learn to listen carefully for His voice, and wisely hold back from moving into those areas He has. In The God That Did Not Fail, Royal offers an original reading of religion in ancient Greece and Rome, of Christianity and Judaism, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Reformation, the several modern Enlightenments, culminating with a profound /5(31).

Prophecy # 1 - The Coming of the Lord. President Smith then stated that the meeting had been called, because God had commanded it; and it was made known to him by vision and by the Holy Spirit it was the will of God that they should be ordained to the ministry and go forth to prune the vineyard for the last time, for the coming of the Lord, which was nigh - even fifty six years should.

• Why People Fail God • Many different reasons all leading to the same ultimate destruction. • Introduction • Many people are failures. • They fail society, loved ones, and friends.

• They fail in business, and they fail in school. • Most of the time, we realize the truth is that they failed because they did not seek passing. Thats why its a parable. It is saying to not believe in the finite gathered knowledge as the truth or “eating of the tree of knowledge “.

This is why men fight and kill over religion, academia sees itself above others and every politician leads h.Paul and Barnabas did not want these followers of Christ to fail or be caught by surprise, especially after seeing all of the many miracles, signs and wonders that were being done at that time.

In the book of Acts, we see that tribulation, persecution and suffering were all part of the believer’s life.