Is God sovereign over the evil I see daily? Does His sovereignty include being over elections, governments, and leaders? What about disasters and devastation? Does His sovereignty actually include things beyond the church?
The Sovereign Touch shows that God is either sovereign over all or He isn’t sovereign at all!
There isn’t a person alive who hasn’t had a question about the sovereignty of God. But why? Why is the issue of God’s ultimate power and rule so provoking to our hearts? John Enslow has a raw and honest answer: “Deep down in our core we know that if God is truly sovereign, then we have to face the truth that things happened to us that hurt us and He didn’t stop it.” It is the paradox that confounds and tests us all. How can our sovereign God allow suffering and evil when He is utterly GOOD?
In The Sovereign Touch, John Enslow resolutely moves from one difficult truth about sovereignty to another as he pairs the Scripture with his own testimony, culled from decades of following Jesus Christ. Whether he’s looking at sovereignty in the vast universe or in the heart of a wounded child, Enslow constantly reveals the enormous Father-heart of God that too many people miss. You don’t want to be one of them!
"Our God is involved. If you want a God who is non-invasive, you’ve come to the wrong place. He is completely involved even when I don’t agree or understand. The fact is that God is never going to satisfy my demand that He give an account of Himself. I must come to a sovereign God bowing, surrendering, and yielding to Him, His ways, and His choices. If I’m demanding a satisfactory answer to the whys of my pain and abuse, I’ll be sorely disappointed. God doesn’t owe me an explanation for my pain. But if I bow to His sovereign hand, He just might reveal to me His divine purpose and plan."
John Enslow, The Sovereign Touch
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So much revelation in this message
Posted by Kelly on 31st Dec 2021
I love the message of this book. So much so that I have read-ordered and given as gifts multiple times. Then decided to lead a Bible study around the topic using this book and the great scriptural references.
Grateful for John’s gifted ability and experience to pen such perspectives for such deep reflection.
Relevant to Me
Posted by Karen Kurdziolek on 1st Dec 2020
Each Word holds me captive to personal challenges through the sharing of John's personal life and the Word of God.
A Must Read
Posted by Stacy Lucas on 28th Nov 2020
I always enjoy the style of writing where volumes are expressed from a few paragraphs. This book does not disappoint!
God’s sovereign power
Posted by Molly on 12th Jun 2019
I thank God for inspiring John to write this wonderful experience of God’s sovereignty over John’s life, and leading him to share his personal experience with the Creator. I’m amazed and trembling at God Almighty, our loving Father, and His incredible mercy and long-suffering with such as I.
Posted by R. B. Waters on 11th Apr 2019
I am discovering that sovereignty is more than just an understanding, but also to be a life giving experience to be entered into.
Praying it will soon be in print! It’s meant to be shared.
Posted by Tammy Hardin on 3rd Apr 2019
When I first began reading, the following was a note I posted...
“I’m sad when I have to put it down because life calls.
So far each section, sometimes down to the sentence, speaks so intimately to me that I have to linger, soaking it in. Reading and re-reading because it tells me I’ve not been alone in what God has shown me in my own walk with Him. And just as quickly there’s new Light! New Truth! What a gift!
Bless you John.”
As I continued it became clear that “The Sovereign Touch” is not just for the believer, but for everyone. It is clearly written from the most humble of places.
I’ve asked the Lord, “How do I do this book justice in my review?” All I can hear, over and over again is: “I can’t imagine it not becoming a Best Seller.”
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