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Functional Deists

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Paul MillerMany Christians haven’t stopped believing in God; we have just become functional deists, living with God at a distance. We view the world as a box with clearly defined edges. But as we learn to pray well, we’ll discover hat this is my Father’s world. Because my Father controls everything, I can ask, and he will listen and act. Since I am his child, change is possible and hope is born.

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From the book "A Praying Life"

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If God is Sovereign

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Paul MillerIf God is sovereign, then he is in control of all the details of my life. If he is loving then he is going to be shaping the details of my life for good. If he is all wise then he’s not going to do everything that I want because I don’t know what I need. If he is patient then he is going to take time to do all of this.
When we put all these things together – God’s sovereignty, love, wisdom and patience – we have a divine story.

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From the book "A Praying Life"

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