Chosen to Be God's Prophet by Henry Blackaby audiobook

Chosen to Be God's Prophet: Lessons from the Life of Samuel

By Henry Blackaby
Read by Henry Blackaby  and Wayne Shepherd

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The Biblical Legacy Series

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As the second volume of the Biblical Legacy Series, Blackaby follows up his study of Abraham (Created to Be God's Friend) with this book of lessons based on the life of the prophet Samuel. Although the introduction implies that the book is aimed at a general Christian audience, the remaining chapters are squarely aimed at leaders in the church, if not exclusively at pastors. Continuing several of the themes from his best-selling book Experiencing God, Blackaby talks about the "defining moments" in the prophet's life. Emphasizing the importance of seeking God's will and direction at all times, he criticizes more individual-centered approaches to ministry and direction. The book reads very much like a sermon series. While some very conservative readers will be attracted, the larger reading audience will be disappointed with some of Blackaby's approaches. He departs from the main topic frequently to criticize things such as the individual's search for spiritual gifts, the rise of "worldly" worship styles and even the idea of having a "vision" for a church or ministry. In addition, the overall harsh tone of the book, the assumption that all leaders are male and the enormous pressure placed upon parents to raise "godly seed" will turn aside many readers.

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As the second volume of the Biblical Legacy Series, Blackaby follows up his study of Abraham (Created to Be God's Friend) with this book of lessons based on the life of the prophet Samuel. Although the introduction implies that the book is aimed at a general Christian audience, the remaining chapters are squarely aimed at leaders in the church, if not exclusively at pastors. Continuing several of the themes from his best-selling book Experiencing God, Blackaby talks about the "defining moments" in the prophet's life. Emphasizing the importance of seeking God's will and direction at all times, he criticizes more individual-centered approaches to ministry and direction. The book reads very much like a sermon series. While some very conservative readers will be attracted, the larger reading audience will be disappointed with some of Blackaby's approaches. He departs from the main topic frequently to criticize things such as the individual's search for spiritual gifts, the rise of "worldly" worship styles and even the idea of having a "vision" for a church or ministry. In addition, the overall harsh tone of the book, the assumption that all leaders are male and the enormous pressure placed upon parents to raise "godly seed" will turn aside many readers.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Blackaby’s decades of experience as a minister and music director are evident in his delivery…His pacing is strong as well. Blackaby delivers lines, then pauses to allow their significance to sink in. His voice is rich in compassion as he interprets the Old Testament Books of Samuel and relates them to contemporary life.” AudioFile

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Author Bio: Henry Blackaby

Author Bio: Henry Blackaby

Henry Blackaby is the author of over a dozen books, including the bestselling Experiencing God Bible studies. Dr. Blackaby is a graduate of the University of British Columbia. He has a ThM degree from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, has received four honorary doctorate degrees, and is the president of Henry Blackaby Ministries. He and his wife have five married children, all serving in Christian ministry.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Runtime: 5.75
Audience: Adult
Language: English