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It's Not What You Think Audiobook

It's Not What You Think: Why Christianity Is So Much More Than Going to Heaven When You Die

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Publisher's Summary

New York Times best-selling author of Jesus > Religion challenges the accepted thinking of contemporary Christianity with the world-changing message Jesus actually brought.

Jesus was most upset at people for seeing but not seeing. For missing it. For succumbing to the danger and idolatry of forcing God into preconceived ideals. What if there were a better way? What if Jesus came not to help people escape the world but rather to restore it? Best-selling author and spoken word artist Jefferson Bethke says that "Christians have the greatest story ever told, but we aren't telling it". So in this new audiobook, Bethke tells that story anew, presenting God's truths from the Old and the New Testaments as the challenging and compelling story that it is - a grand narrative with God at the center. And in doing so, Bethke reminds listeners of the life-changing message of Jesus that turned the world upside down, a world that God is putting back together.

©2015 Jefferson Bethke (P)2015 Thomas Nelson Publishers

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  • Janette
    10/12/15
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    "Great Read"

    I absolutely loved it. Your perspective on life, duty, and God is very interesting. I could not stop listening to the audiobook. It is amazing.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Jennifer
    19/11/15
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    "Made me think"

    I love how each chapter is challenging in different areas of our walk with Christ. My favorite part was describing Jesus' baptism. I had not thought about God telling Jesus he was pleased with him before his journey began. How often we try and please God when we need to remember he fully loves us from the start.
    Another chapter I enjoyed was on rest and how we view it in our society today. It spoke to me and I know I will return to read that section and many others.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Stefanie McCool
    17/11/15
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    "Amazing perspective"

    I loved that Jeff narrated his own book, made it more personal. I am also blown away by his maturity and knowledge of scripture and history. It definitely helped bring me closer to God and have a heart focused on Jesus again. Thank you Jeff!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Scott Parker
    17/03/17
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    "Another Excellent book"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes because it was an Excellent Book.


    What other book might you compare It's Not What You Think to and why?

    His first book because it moved at his same calming pace


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No went thru it at night


    Any additional comments?

    Waiting on next book

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    01/03/17
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    "AMAZING"

    This book is so soul filling. I loved every single minute of it! Nicely written. 💖💖

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Spurgeon
    16/10/16
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    "GREAT A-HA MOMENT"

    A wonderful book to listen to. I listened a 2nd time and learned so much more about myself and other thoughts that changed my mind and opened my viewing on issues as well. J B reads the book very well and I did not want to stop listening.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Leandra S
    06/09/16
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    "Excellent"

    Such an incredible book! This has helped me understand so much of what I was feeling and thinking. This book has helped me grow so much.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Brian
    10/08/16
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    "I absolutely loved it"

    I'm not gonna get into detail about it....but I highly recommend this piece of art.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Dusty J.
    10/07/16
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    "ImagoDei - Loved this Book"

    I learned a lot from this and it really opened my eyes to many things in Christianity I didn't understand or have a full grasp on.

    loved how he takes parts of the bible I've read and are commonly known in the Christian faith and dives so much deeper into the topics to help you really understand what's going on!

    you will enjoy this book and I pray that God will speak to you through Jefferson!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amber
    14/06/16
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    "Must Read for Everyone!!"

    It challenged my thinking and my "I'm alright, I am doing good enough," way of thinking. This book is far from condemning, it is so uplifting and hope giving!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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