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The 10-Second Rule Following Jesus made simple Clare De Graaf

17th April 2013
Digital (delivered electronically)
192 pages:
Monarch Books
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The 10-Second Rule empowers readers to take simple -baby steps- of obedience, as God directs them to do the next thing they are reasonably certain Jesus wants them to do ' and to do it quickly before they change their minds. The simple rule is this: Just do the next thing you're reasonably certain Jesus wants you to do-and do it within the next 10 seconds. This is a memorable, simple way to be attentive and courageously obedient to the voice of God. The power of this concept is in its simplicity-and yet it gets straight to the heart of what it means to actually follow Jesus. The 10-Second Rule relates stories of ordinary men and women who are living by The Rule and how it has shaped and transformed their lives. It also shares practical tips for discerning God's will, recognizing his voice, and studying Scripture. Living by The Rule is a call to rediscover the revolutionary power of the simple message of Jesus.
Contents My Story-and Perhaps Yours as Well 9 Part 1 The Principles 1 A Rule of Life 22 2 Dueling Voices 33 3 Listening to the Voice of God 46 4 Why Your Simple Obedience Matters 64 Part 2 The Practices 5 The Power of Small Beginnings 78 6 Pre-decisions 88 7 Love the One You're With 106 8 From a Rule to a Lifestyle 117 Part 3 The Preparation 9 The School of Jesus 134 10 Doing the Rule: 10430 147 11 Why Bother? 162 And Without You . . . 172 Study Guide 176
Clare De Graaf is a successful businessman and elder in a megachurch in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has been mentoring men, college students, and teenagers for the past twenty-five years.

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