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Hosting the Presence

Unveiling Heaven's Agenda
Narrated by: Mike Norgaard
Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
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Summary

Let the Spirit live inside you!

Are you hungry for an encounter with Jesus? Do you want to make an impact on the world? In this power-packed book, Bill Johnson discusses how you can be a person who hosts the Presence of God. Though all believers obviously have the Spirit of God within them, there is more that enables you to be so full that you overflow his Spirit into your world. Take a journey and meet many great prophets and kings from the Old Testament who were known as people of the Presence - people who, in Johnson's words, "God wanted to be with". In this succinct and powerful book, Johnson encourages you toward a pursuit of the Presence of God above all else. In this book, you will discover:

  • How to pay attention to the Holy Spirit and respond to him.
  • How the Holy Spirit manifests himself.
  • Biblical figures who were hungry for more of God's Spirit and learned to host him.
  • Stories of Presence-filled revivalists and personal encounters with the Presence!

Bill Johnson writes: "We are enabled to partner with the Kingdom of Heaven and see it released here on earth! The Presence of God within us will bring reformation to the world around us - encountering a loving God!" Host more of him today!

©2012 Bill Johnson (P)2016 Destiny Image Publishers

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life changing

as ever Bill shares how he hosts God's presence and makes it available to every believer in Jesus. Happy to report no theological terminology or complex concepts. Just a simple approach to the gospel and how anyone can be God's dwelling place. To God be the glory

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This is excellent book,however the narration at times is woeful. It's not just the words that were mispronounced but also the words that were
missed out. I love the book so I bought the kindle edition stop listening to this.

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Life changing

This book requires multiple reads to get the most out of it, and it is worth it. In these pages are secrets to the kingdom which if we will take seriously will change so many lives.

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This book speaks to the heart of believers.

The narrow road is hard for all of us. This book really helped me think through the many obstacles and traps we face, but most of all it directs our focus back to Jesus.

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  • ABS
  • 19-01-18

Great content, less-than-desirable reading.

Where does Hosting the Presence rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

As always Bill's content was wonderful, but I was so easily distracted by the pronunciations and the reading. Very dry and confusing for me.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

Very dry. No touch of excitement or any emotion where it would have been very helpful to keep one engaged and awake.

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  • C. Williams
  • 10-02-19

Great Content, Narrator Ruins It

I bought this book as an accompaniment to the physical copy. I’m glad I’m not just relying on this audio version because it does NOT compare to actually reading the book. The narrator talks SO fast that it was super difficult to keep up and really get a good grasp on the richness of Bill Johnson’s words. I slowed it down to .75x and it was way more tolerable, but the variations from the physical copy , along with constant mispronunciations of words and common biblical names and phrases was distracting. I plan on getting my credit back for this one.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-10-19

Amazing

An awesome book. If listening to it doesn't stir in you the hunger for an awakening inside of you, then very little else will. The narrator was really good and spoke in almost the same tone as Bill Johnson does, which was great.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-05-20

Narration not the best

The book itself is absolutely incredible!

The Narrator on many occasions, read the word “Prophesied” as “Phrophsized” but on other occasions read it correctly, it is incredibly annoying.

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  • George
  • 08-04-20

A great book diminished by paid narrator.

When communicating something as important as hosting Our Savior, King , Father & Friend don’t hire out. It’s clear the narrator is unfamiliar with the Christ faith and Our Bible. He badly pronounces several Bible words...more than once. I would re-record.

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  • Diana K. Strub
  • 28-02-20

Anointing & knowledge

I lost a lot of value in this book by the delivery of the word here. I would love to hear this book by another reader. This person clearly did not know the people he was reading about. I had to know the story to interpret who he was talking about. I lost a lot of the depth I was searching for. I pray you will take my opinion seriously. Thank Diana

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  • Louis Gagiano
  • 13-02-20

Every paragraph is a new revelation

This book gives you a desire to seek Gods presence. with practical points on how to dig into Gods love

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 24-01-20

Good book; reader detracts

This is a good book; I think a worthwhile read. However, it's apparent that the reader is not familiar with the subject matter, and there are some understandable but pretty egregious mispronunciations that are a distraction. Nevertheless, an important topic.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-10-19

Life Changing

This book all believers should read. This has impacted me and inspired even more to know God, to host his presence and to impact the nations of the world

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  • Alan Rither
  • 01-10-19

Great message but Pathetic Narrator

It was difficult to listen to this book read by someone who has a nice voice but who mangled Biblical words like 'prophetized' instead of prophesied and said that Paul wrote to the people in 'Ephesius.' There were many such examples. However Bill Johnson's message was great and definitely worth putting up with the awkwardness of the narrator who is probably excellent when he is reading about something that he knows and understands.