Have you ever longed to do something great for God but lacked the ability to put feet to your longings? Have you tried to overcome your lack of passion for God but felt harnessed by spiritual sluggishness?
Awakening the Slumbering Spirit presents the possibility that your own inner spirit may be slumbering, unfocused, and even apathetic because of unresolved spiritual issues. It shows how this can affect your conscience or hinder you from building and sustaining personal relationships, intimate communication, and a devotional life.
As you read this uniquely written book, you will find life-transforming principles for allowing the Holy Spirit to awaken your personal spirit and help you learn to walk confidently in the nature and image of Christ.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Understanding the Personal Spirit
Chapter 1: Sleepwalking in the Spirit
Chapter 2: What Causes the Spirit to Slumber
Part 2: Characteristics of an Awakened Personal Spirit
Chapter 3: Relating to God
Chapter 4: Relating to Others
Chapter 5: Relating to Self
Part 3: Spiritual Therapy Waking the Spirit
Chapter 6: Nurturing Your Childs Spiritual Vitality
Chapter 7: Rise and Shine: Reawakening Your Spirit
Chapter 8: Nurture Through Family, Friends, and Small Groups
Conclusion: The Rest of the Story
Glossary of Common Terms
Suggestions for Further Reading
About the Author
John Loren Sandford graduated from theological seminary with an MDiv in religion. He pastured churches for twenty-one years before founding Elijah House.
Paula Sandford was active in church music, Christian education, and public education. The authors of numerous books, John Loren and Paula are considered pioneers in the prophetic and healing movements of our day. They have been married since 1951 and have six children and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Lee Bowman is a graduate of William Jewell College and holds a graduate degree in theology and a masters degree in art. He serves on the fine arts faculty of Dallas Baptist University.