Jesus > Religion: Why He Is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More, and Being Good Enough by Jefferson BethkeJesus > Religion: Why He Is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More, and Being Good Enough by Jefferson Bethke

Jesus > Religion: Why He Is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More, and Being Good Enough

byJefferson Bethke

Audio Book (CD) | October 7, 2013

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Abandon dead, dry rule-keeping and embrace the promise of being truly known and deeply loved.Jefferson Bethke burst into the cultural conversation in 2012 with a passionate, provocative poem titled “Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus.” The 4-minute video literally became an overnight sensation, with 7 million YouTube views in its first 48 hours (and 23+ million in a year). In Jesus > Religion, Bethke unpacks contrasts similar to those he drew in the poem — highlighting the difference between teeth gritting and grace, law and love, performance and peace, despair and hope. “Jeff’s book will make you stop and listen to a voice in your heart that may have been drowned out by the noise of religion. Listen to that voice, then follow it — right to the feet of Jesus.” — Bob Goff, author of bestselling book Love Does “You will find yourself challenged to look past prejudice, habits, and traditions and rediscover the person you fell in love with in the first place: Jesus.” — Judah Smith, lead pastor of the City Church and author of bestselling book Jesus Is _____“Be prepared for a trip unlike what you’d expect. Buckle up! It will open the eyes of readers of all ages and strengthen the faith of those chasing after the greatest leader this world has ever known.” — Governor Mike Huckabee, syndicated TV and radio host, and bestselling author“Thinkers and seekers and questioners — start here. Wrestle it out. You can’t walk away from these provocative pages unmoved.” — Ann Voskamp, author of bestselling book One Thousand Gifts
Jefferson Bethke has a compelling story of overcoming a painful childhood of poverty and a broken home, and this gives him a unique perspective on the grace of God and the work of Jesus in his life and the lives of others. It's this perspective that has catapulted him into the national conversation regarding religion and spirituality, ...
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Title:Jesus > Religion: Why He Is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More, and Being Good EnoughFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:5.5 × 6.5 × 0.63 inPublished:October 7, 2013Publisher:Thomas NelsonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1480545686

ISBN - 13:9781480545687

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Well Written I loved this book, it challenged my thinking and challenged my faith. So good.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful words An absolutely fantastic read. Devoured it in a few days. Something everyone should read!
Date published: 2017-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Slap in the face This book brought so much insight to the truths of the bible that have been changed by religion. Great!
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reality check! Moving, challenging, compassionate, and worth the read over again.
Date published: 2014-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing He wrote it like it is, I felt slapped, connected, and joyful at times during the reading of this book. He addressed what we go through as Christians in a bold manner. Definitely a must read for anyone, it reminded me of my life.
Date published: 2013-11-14