Enjoying God

Experience the power and love of God in everyday life

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Discover the key to enjoying God in every moment of every day

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We believe in God, we serve God, we trust God, but would we say that we enjoy God on a day to day basis? What exactly does a personal relationship with God look like, and how is it even possible?

This seminal work by Tim Chester shows us how we can enjoy God in every moment of every day, whether we are experiencing good times or hard times; whether we are changing nappies, or stuck on a train. He explores how the Father, the Son and the Spirit relate to us in our day-to-day lives, and how to respond.

As we interact more with God and understand how awesome he is, we will experience joy in our service, our witness, our sacrifices and our suffering.

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Contents

  • Mike and Emma’s Monday morning
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    Joy
    In every pleasure we can enjoy the Father’s generosity
    In every hardship we can enjoy the Father’s formation
    In every prayer we can enjoy the Father’s welcome
    In every failure we can enjoy the Son’s grace
    In every pain we can enjoy the Son’s presence
    In every supper we can enjoy the Son’s touch
    In every temptation we can enjoy the Spirit’s life
    In every groan we can enjoy the Spirit’s hope
    In every word we can enjoy the Spirit’s voice
    In one another we can enjoy God’s love
    In daily repentance and faith we can enjoy God’s freedom
    Under the hood
    Afterword

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Specification

Contributors Tim Chester
ISBN 9781784982812
Format Paperback
First published September 2018
Dimensions 135mm x 216mm x 15.5mm
Weight 0.24 kg
Language English
Pages 192
Publisher The Good Book Company

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Endorsements

Timothy Keller

The late Founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City and Chairman of Redeemer City to City.

Tim Chester’s books are always unusually accessible. He can distill great amounts of complex theological truth into short, digestible chapters. In this book, he brings this skill to bear on the subject of communion with God—perhaps the greatest privilege of a Christian. But it is one little understood, and even less is it actually enjoyed. I urge you to read this volume. It will make you hunger and thirst for fellowship with God.

Michael Reeves

President of Union School of Theology

Rich in the gospel and superb in practical application, this touching book is straight up fuel for joy. Here is wisdom that should brighten your every day with sheer enjoyment of God.

Andrea Trevenna

Women’s worker at St Nicholas Sevenoaks, Kent; author of The Heart of Singleness.

I absolutely loved this book. It has been a huge blessing, like cool refreshing water for my soul. I frequently found myself identifying with the sin, struggles and faulty thinking Tim Chester so vividly describes in various scenarios and illustrations, which also helped me see how my view of our triune God is often so flattened and limited. My heart was softened and warmed as Tim held up all that the Father, Son and Spirit have done, and continue to do, to enable us to truly experience and enjoy an intimate relationship with God and know his daily goodness, grace and love in the messy reality of our daily lives. I finished the book marvelling at our glorious God, feeling humbled, excited, encouraged and spurred on.

Independent reviews
 

Is it possible to enjoy God in everyday, ordinary life?

Ruth Clemence, The Happy Certainty

The author brings his rich understanding of Scripture with his own personal experience, wisdom from other theologians and wonderful imagery to explain theological concepts in a very clear way. This book is beautifully written, practical and gospel-centred – I recommend it to anyone who would love to go deeper in their relationship with God and to enjoy Him each day!... continue reading

 

Enjoying God

Thomas Creedy

I was sent this book to review by the wonderful folk at The Good Book Company, who have published some great stuff recently, and a friend there suggested that I might enjoy Chester’s Enjoying God. Having loved Tim’s recent books including the brilliant Who On Earth is the Holy Spirit? and his contributions to things like Keswick’s Captivated, I was excited to read this book. Gladly, I can report that I found this book to be good for a number of reasons.... continue reading

 

Enjoying God: Interview with Tim Chester

Robin Ham, The Happy Certainty, Sep 25, 2018

Tim Chester is a pastor at Grace Church, Boroughbridge in North Yorkshire. He is also a faculty member of Crosslands Training; and is the author of over 30 books, a number of which have been really significant in my own formation: Total Church, Everyday Church, You Can Change… When I heard about the vision behind Tim’s new book, Enjoying God, I was really keen to hear more…... continue reading

Customer reviews


May 17, 2020

“Read as part of zoom book club”

(Review written for 'Enjoying God (ebook)')

I was read as a part of church book review as I only read it quickly because of that I didn’t do the actions the author ask us to do so I wIll read again & do it . I feel it is a great to understand God show how He is three in one we must see Him as that This book us closer to God & to Know Him better just a wonderful to help us to be better Christian


Nov 3, 2018

“Powerful and practical”

At the heart of Enjoying God is the fact that Christians can truly know God and experience His presence in daily life. God is known in the three Persons of the Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We experience Him as we interact with each Person of the Triune Godhead. By faith, all believers are connected to God through the work of Christ, and this union with Christ leads to daily communion with Him. The more time we spend in communion with God, the more we will experience and enjoy Him.

Enjoying God is a book that calls us to slow down. Each chapter has some practical application that could require a week (or more) to put into practice. As the type who loves to plow through a book in a few days or a couple weeks, at most, I benefitted from slowing down and savoring each chapter and each topic of application.

Some books are perfect for reading in a day or two. Enjoying God is not one of them. It’s like smoking a good brisket and needs time to be pondered over for a season as you apply the action steps and learn to enjoy God more.

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