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Hardcover
208 pages
Jul 2007
Zondervan

The Grand Weaver: How God Shapes Us Through the Events of Our Lives

by Ravi Zacharias

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Review:

Sometimes life may seem to be a disjointed collection of unrelated events. But in The Grand Weaver: How God Shapes Us Through the Events of Our Lives, Ravi Zacharias shows how God is interested and active in every part of a believer’s life, and even the tiniest detail is important to Him.

Zacharias explains that it is often difficult to discern God’s presence in trying times, but even those periods are woven into the intricate design He is creating in each Christian’s life. The end result will be a beautiful, one-of-a-kind tapestry specially created by the Master designer. Zacharias maintains that theme as he demonstrates that God is concerned about such things as His followers’ jobs, disappointments, worship, morality, and destinies. They are all tied together in the grand design, and every thread adds to the overall splendor.

Zacharias craftily reinforces his thoughts with interesting personal stories and biblical examples. His style moves the reader along effortlessly as he sufficiently covers each topic without belaboring his points or sounding preachy.

He includes an appendix containing 25 key questions, such as, “How can I see God’s pattern in my life unfold, even when I am in pain?” and “How can I begin to discipline my will?”  The question and answer format allows Zacharias to directly and succinctly address concerns his readers may have been thinking about as they read the book, and nicely drives home the main concepts. Zacharias does a masterful job of unraveling the mysteries of the Grand Weaver’s loving design for the lives of His children. – Jeff Friend, Christian Book Previews.com

Book Jacket:

How differently would we live if we believed that every dimension of our lives—from the happy to the tragic to the mundane—were part of a beautiful and purposeful design in which no thread were wrongly woven? That’s what best-selling author and internationally-known apologist, Ravi Zacharias, explores in The Grand Weaver.

As Christians, we believe that great events such as a death or a birth are guided by the hand of God. Yet we drift into feeling that our daily lives are the product of our own efforts. This book brims with penetrating stories and insights that show us otherwise. From a chance encounter in a ticket line to a beloved father’s final word before dying, from a random phone call to a line in a Scripture reading, every detail of life is woven into its perfect place. In The Grand Weaver, Dr. Zacharias examines our backgrounds, our disappointments, our triumphs, and our beliefs, and explains how they are all part of the intentional and perfect work of the Grand Weaver.