Boundaries: When to Say YES; When to Say NO to Take Control of Your Life - Boundaries and God Summary & Analysis

Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
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Boundaries and God Summary and Analysis

According to the authors, the Bible is a book all about relationships, including those between people and those between a person and God. In the Bible, one learns that God leaves work for humans to do alone, and he allows the consequences of their actions in these areas. Also, God accepts and respects the "no" of people.

The authors ask the reader to consider the story of the prodigal son, in which one son rejects the father's boundaries and demands his inheritance, subsequently wasting it on pleasurable living. Another son stays home, but resents the father's unconditional love towards the irresponsible brother. Such as story shows that God prefers as honest "no" towards his boundaries rather than a resentful "yes".

God also has the freedom to do what he wants, yet he allows for input from petitioners...

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