The book promo reads,
Does something deep inside your heart long to break free from the status quo? Are you hungry for an authentic faith that addresses the problems of our world with tangible, even radical, solutions? God is calling you to a passionate love relationship with Himself. Because the answer to religious complacency isn't working harder at a list of do's and don'ts — it's falling in love with God. And once you encounter His love, as Francis describes it, you will never be the same.
Because when you're wildly in love with someone, it changes everything.
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The book has pushed my limits, but greatly encouraged me at the same time. Weary, tired, bored living for Jesus simply doesn't cut it. We serve a loving and holy God. Yet, when are we challenged to really LIVE for him? All out - at all cost - complete surrender - living? This book gave it to me! Mr. Chan weaves chapters laced with conviction toward the truth of God's complete grace.
Some challenges are difficult to swallow. However, when read through the filter of God's Word, they are unarguable. I'm thankful for a call to rise up. To live differently. To give it all for the One who gave it all for me. How can I offer Him less?
I love the ending to the challenge. Mr. Chan writes about a life obsessed with God. Complete devotion. Undivided loyalty. Passionate love. This is really the key because a life lived for him will not be joy filled if it's done out of guilt or expected obedience. It's lived out of a rejoicing in being a child and friend of God.
"A person who is obsessed with Jesus knows that the best thing he can do is to be faithful to his Savior in every aspect of his life, continually saying, "Thank you!" to God. An obsessed person knows there can never be intimacy if he is always trying to pay God back or work hard enough to be worthy. He revels in his role as child and friend of God."
(Crazy Love, p.147-148)
Consider what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything.
2 Timothy 2:7