by Mark W. Hamilton, James W. Thompson, & Kenneth L. Cukrowski
The title of this volume, God's Holy Fire, is taken from William Butler Yeats' poem, "Sailing to Byzantium." This poem speaks of a yearning for a place of truth and beauty that is beyond our daily routines. Like the poet, we desire to live in such a place. The image of fire also evokes the words of Jeremiah 20:9, "Is not my word like fire?" Fire has the power to consume and renew life. Jeremiah speaks of a "fire in [his] bones" so overpowering that he can no longer hold it within himself (20:9). The image indicates that the Bible contains potent words for any age.
From the Introduction
Dimensions (inches): 8.5 x 5.5
Weight (pounds): 0.95