• Jesus, Continued

  • Why the Spirit Inside You Is Better Than Jesus Beside You
  • By: J. D. Greear
  • Narrated by: Maurice England
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 04-11-2014
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 (2 ratings)

Publisher's Summary

Why does God often feel more like a doctrine we know about than a Person we know? Why do so many of us think of Christianity as a lifestyle to which we conform, rather than a God with whom we commune? Jesus gave his disciples the audacious promise that it was to their advantage he go back to heaven because the Holy Spirit could then come to live inside of them. How many of us consider our connection to the Holy Spirit so strong and so real that we would call his presence in us better than Jesus beside us?
Author J.D. Greear asks those questions because throughout his Christian life, he felt disconnected to God and unsure about how to interact with him. Although he had learned a lot of truths about God, he sensed very little relationship with him - at least, not the dynamic, two-way relationship he really wanted. He tried to have such a relationship, but all of God’s work seemed stockpiled in the past: He created the world, died on a cross, and left a Bible. God seemed like a busy teacher who had given an assignment and then stepped out of the room, leaving students to get the work done on their own. But Greear discovered it doesn’t have to be like that. Not at all. In clear and practical language, he explains how any follower of Jesus can have a satisfying, powerful relationship with God through the Holy Spirit. While many books about the Holy Spirit get stuck in secondary questions that divide believers, The God Factor focuses on a central, truth that unites us: God wants to be vitally present in and through his people. This truth, though central, is sadly neglected. This generation of Christians - mission-driven but burned out, weary, and longing for joy - desperately needs to recover the dynamic presence of God. And the good news is that God wants us to have exactly that.
©2014 Zondervan (P)2014 Zondervan
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By H. Scott on 23-04-2015


I can admit I wasn't always educated in regards to the holy spirit and how important it is in my daily life. This has truly been a life-changing book for me

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By Mark Johnson on 08-09-2017


A very positive and practical study on the work of the Holy Spirit today. Greear boldly speaks the biblical truth about the Spirit where many are hesitant in the face of the prevalent perversion of Holy Spirits place in the modern Christian's life.

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By Carôle on 08-05-2017

Yes! Listen to This!

Are you in a spiritual rut? Are you lost? Are you new to Christianity? Or, are you wondering if you're 'doing it right'?

Then this audiobook is for you. It's not patronising, it's not overwhelming, it's simple, easy and direct. You will walk away having learned something. Listen to it twice, leave it for awhile. Then listen to it again. You will gain something on each successive foray.

Listen to this! You'll be glad that you did! And blessed!

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