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Freedom to Live Enduring the doubts and trials that will come your way in the course of completing your GodQuest will ultimately lead you to freedom from the fear of death, which will in turn give you the freedom to live both now and forever. This is a classic part of any Hero’s Journey and any legendary quest, but for you it is reality. God is inviting you into a life free from fear, no matter what circumstances you may go through and no matter what you have done—not because you are great or worthy, but because God is great and worthy and loves you so very much. As the Bible says: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived— the things God has prepared for those who love him…” (1 Corinthians 2:9). This is the story of God and—no surprise—it’s the story of the Bible, which is God’s Word, written to show you just how much God loves you and how much He wants to have a relationship with you. “Very simply,” writes Mike Erre, “the overall story line goes something like this: God creates the world and everything in it. His creatures rebel, allowing sin and death to mar all that God made. God is rescuing and restoring creation and will renew it completely sometime in the future.”4 God’s story is the story of creation, fall, and redemption, with a rescue plan centered in Jesus Christ. The children of Narnia may have Aslan, but we have Jesus as our Savior. As C. S. Lewis writes, “The story of Christ is simply a true myth: a myth working on us in the same way as the others, but with this tremendous difference that it really happened.”5

What Will Keep You from Your GodQuest? As we’ve already said, you are to be congratulated for making a deliberate effort to go on a GodQuest. Many people never cross that threshold from complacency to action. They never embark on the 25

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GodQuest Non Fiction Book  

By Sean McDowell and Stan Jantz In this life, theres nothing more challenging, more adventurous than going on a search for truth and for som...

GodQuest Non Fiction Book  

By Sean McDowell and Stan Jantz In this life, theres nothing more challenging, more adventurous than going on a search for truth and for som...