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What the Bible Says about The Heart of God: Listening to His Heartbeat
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What the Bible Says about The Heart of God: Listening to His Heartbeat


College Press 2009

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In this stimulating and heartfelt book, Dr. Harold Shank leads us through an in-depth study of scripture that will help us find out what makes God’s heart beat. Dr. Shank also explores how to reconcile some of the difficult-to-comprehend aspects of God’s heart. “How can His goodness and love be reconciled with His command to utterly destroy a certain group of people?” or “If God cares about brokenhearted people, why are there so many of them in our world?” Dr. Shank provides us with essential awareness of the relationship between God’s patience and His justice. Christians and nonbelievers alike will enjoy this discussion that will examine the heart of God.

Praise for the Print Edition

This book not only articulates some of the greatest truths about the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. It also goes on to map in concrete ways what these great truths mean for those who live in the world and deal with ordinary, everyday trials. The book is a fine balance of abstract principle and practical wisdom. The book is rich in example, application, and personal narrative.

—Darryl Tippens, Author of Pilgrim Heart: The Way of Jesus in Everyday Life

Harold Shank has written a book that reveals the great heart of our gloriously infinite God. He opens our hearts to the heart of God accurately because he goes to the source, God's own Word, where God reveals His heart. The Heart of God is saturated with Scripture.

—Dr. Cecil May Jr. Dean, V. P. of Black College of Biblical Studies, Faulkner University

Product Details

  • Title: What the Bible Says about The Heart of God: Listening to His Heartbeat
  • Author: Harold Shank
  • Publisher: College Press
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 340

About Harold Shank

Harold Shank is Professor of Old Testament at Oklahoma Christian University. He has served as a preacher, an author of several highly respected books and as an evangelist who has devoted much of his life’s work to developing ministries among the poor. For 32 years he was associated with the Highland Street Church of Christ in Memphis, TN.