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The Stature of Waiting - W.H. Vanstone

The Stature of Waiting

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Published: 2nd January 2004
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This classic of spiritual writing transforms our understanding of the experience of illness, or of being out of work, or feeling inactive and powerless. W. H. Vanstone shows us the unquestioned and impressive majesty of Jesus as he 'waits' before those who accuse him, waits before those who taunt him and, finally, waits even before those who crucify him. It is in his passivity, in his willingness to be 'handed over', that Jesus discloses the deepest dimension of the glory of God. The times of passivity and 'passion', when we have things done to us instead of doing things, the times when we simply wait, are as important as the times of action and taking charge.

The deed of Judasp. 1
The handing over of Jesusp. 17
The status of patientp. 34
The roots of impatiencep. 52
The road to Gethsemanep. 69
The God who waitsp. 88
The stature of waitingp. 101
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ISBN: 9780232525588
ISBN-10: 0232525587
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 2nd January 2004
Publisher: Darton,Longman & Todd Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.5  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.16