This devotional guide is a wonderful companion to Life Without Lack by Dallas Willard. Where Willard’s book explores what life is like under the watchful eye of the Good Shepherd, detailing the character of God, Trusting God for Everything makes it personal, experiential and memorable. If you’re a pastor, you might want to build a seven-week series based on Psalm 23 (Life Without Lack) and encourage small groups to use this guide as a discussion starter.
Dallas Willard wrote, “For most, trying to take the Exercises straight is like trying to board the airplane when it is already a hundred feet off the ground. Larry Warner’s Journey with Jesus effectively brings the Exercises within reach of any disciple…” And he’s correct. You won’t find a more practical, easy-to-use guide to the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius. The book itself is loaded with helpful insights, suggestions and direction drawn from Warner’s own experience of leading others through the Exercises. Everything is thoroughly explained with helpful introductions to each section and text boxes that pop up at just the right time throughout the book providing encouragement and much-needed instruction. Do you long to know Jesus, walk with Jesus and be loved by Jesus? Are you ready for your eyes to be opened to the availability and constancy of the ever-present God? Go on a journey with Jesus and your life will never be the same.