|Statement||[by] Wilbur E. Rees. Illus. by Paul Edwards.|
|LC Classifications||BV4832.2 .R384|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||94|
|LC Control Number||77151044|
$ worth of God by Wilbur E. Rees, , Judson Press edition, in EnglishPages: Wilbur Rees writes in his book Three Dollars Worth of God: I would like to buy $3 worth of God, please. Not enough to explode my soul or disturb my sleep, but just enough to equal a cup of warm milk, or a snooze in the sunshine. I don’t want enough of God to make . My fellow-workers, the Houses, should have been embarrassed by my question of buying $ worth of God. The ladies at the book store were right to think that I was odd for asking to buy $ worth of God. We cannot buy God. If we could buy Him, shall we only get $ worth, especially when He tells us that we may have His fullness. $ Worth of God. A couple of years ago, my son, Paul, gave me a small devotional book for Father’s Day. The book is entitled $ Worth of God by the Rev. Wilbur E. Rees. It’s a small book with some essays or meditations written by the Rev. Rees. The very first one – for which the book was titled – has always grabbed my attention.
Ministry based on Wilbur Rees’ reflection “ Worth of God,” excerpted from Tim Hansel, When I Relax I Feel Guilty (Elgin, IL: David C. Cook Publishing Co. ) 3 Shopper: Do you have any idea how cumbersome it would be to have more than three dollars worth of God in my life! I don’t want enough of God to make me love an enemy or pick beets with a migrant; I want ecstasy, not transformation; I want the warmth of the womb, not a new birth. I want a pound of the Eternal in a paper sack. I would like to buy $ worth of God, please. We can’t all be a Bonhoeffer, and we’re not meant to be. Three Dollars Worth of God. I would like to buy $3 worth of God, please. Not enough to explode my soul or disturb my sleep, but just enough to equal a cup of warm milk or a snooze in the sunshine. I don’t want enough of God to make me love a black man or pick beets with a migrant. I want ecstasy, not transformation. He is a retired Minister and lives currently in the Pacific Northwest with his wife of 58 years. He did write a second book titled "Growing up Crooked". The quote you used is from his book "Three Dollars Worth of God". I noticed that naomisi onamy used a second quote from his book as well. The mother quote is found later in the book.
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