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Publisher's Summary

Hyper-spiritual approaches to finding God's will don't work. It's time to try something new: Give up.

Pastor and author Kevin DeYoung counsels Christians to settle down, make choices, and do the hard work of seeing those choices through. Too often, he writes, God's people tinker around with churches, jobs, and relationships, worrying that they haven't found God's perfect will for their lives. Or, even worse, they do absolutely nothing, stuck in a frustrated state of paralyzed indecision, waiting...waiting...waiting for clear, direct, unmistakable direction.

But God doesn't need to tell us what to do at each fork in the road. He's already revealed his plan for our lives: to love him with our whole hearts, to obey His Word, and after that, to do what we like.

No need for hocus-pocus. No reason to be directionally challenged. Just do something.

©2009 Kevin DeYoung (P)2009 christianaudio.com

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great book

Kevin Deyoung has written an excellent concise and honest way to view God's will for your life - that is making decisions based on Biblical wisdom as opposed to seeking special revelation through unbiblical mystical means

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A lovely and refreshing explanation

I have a theology degree and I've certainly read plenty of texts and this book is a refreshing book.

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very helpful. inspiring. and mind changing

great narrator! loved every examples and simplification of the subjects at hand. God bless you

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Discouraging - Better Books Out There

What did you like best about Just Do Something? What did you like least?

I like the point this is trying to make about doing something and not getting stuck. I feel like it could be helpful for someone having a hard time with procrastination. I did not like that the author assumes God doesn't talk to us more often. This contradicts what you learn in church and bible study where God we learn to decipher God's voice in the small things. The point of Christianity is to develop a relationship with Jesus. Why would you then not accept to have regular communication like you would with any other close friend?I also didn't like the author stating that when looking for a partner in life, you shouldn't find someone new to faith or that has been divorced. That is a very close minded statement in my opinion and feels discouraging for someone who is either new to the faith or divorced.

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

It was a little lack luster. I felt more discouraged than anything.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

Yes, this part was fine.

Do you think Just Do Something needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

No

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Was instructed to read this by a mentor

I loved every piece of valuable insight in this book. What a blessing. It sparked my interest in writing, as I’ve felt nudged by God to do so. That being said, the timing couldn’t have been more perfect, and I attribute that solely to God. I really liked Adam’s clarity and intentionality within each chapter.

This book is gold. Because of God.

And the choice you made to write it Adam =)

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Must Read!!!

Excellent book. A must if you struggle with indecisiveness and constant questioning of God's will before decision making. Make the decision and Just Do Something - Get This Book!

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Is you are contemplating a decision Just Do Something

This is for every believer for ever feels stuck waiting for divine inspiration before making a choice. A good scripture-based reference.

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  • Rudy
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I wish I had read this years ago!

I wish I had read this book years ago! The author doesn't try to help you figure out God's Cosmic to-do list for your life, instead he demonstrates the Liberty that God has given us to make choices within His will.

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Just Read This Book

This is a great boo. A must read! The truth sets us free and this book has so many amazing truths.

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biblical and helpful book

I would highly recommend this book. It is biblical and very practical and knowing God's will

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What every Christian needs to read

If your in your late teens twenties thirties this book is perfect for you.

This book was suggested to me by a friend after I was discussing some issues I was having with him.

For today's Christian walking in God's will is a familiar worry or concern.

Kevin writes clearly and puts his points across that God's will isn't actually that hard to do.
It's our humaneness and culture that makes us think unnecessarily.

The last couple of chapters are really useful to those searching for the right job and the right wife or husband.