Analysis Of Safely Home By Randy Alcorn

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Although fictional, the book Safely Home written by Randy Alcorn is a remarkably dependable story based on real characters. The way of life in China and in America is portrayed in an extraordinarily accurate way. This book consists of a powerful story which focuses mainly on the persecution of Christians in China. Although not every follower of Christ lives in China and not every Christian is persecuted the way in which Li Quan, his family, and other fellow believers were persecuted, the morals and examples can be applied to any Christian’s life. Since the story takes place in today’s time period, the scenario is quite significant in any believer’s life. Christians should be more informed on the details of persecution around the world in order…show more content…
Stuff and money is becoming more important in people’s lives. They forget how much more important the Holy Spirit is in their lives. Forgetting how powerful the Lord is, they begin relying on material items. In eternity, material items will not be of any value! Like the Li family in Safely Home, the Lord wants His followers to rely on Him to provide, instead a sundry of Christ followers begin to depend considerably on money, jobs, and people for providence. In Safely Home, the story illustrates how Christians are to live with God as their provider because when a Christian lives a life in dependence on God, they rightfully focus on the Lord as their provider. God can direct a person’s path in a way no one else is able to. Just like Li Quan, Ming, Shen and all the other Christians in the story accepted, God’s thoughts will become one’s own thoughts and His words will become one’s own words. However, without fully realizing, Ben Fielding was living to serve himself. He was dedicated to his job, being successful, and well-off, but he was still empty inside. This particular successful businessman was always searching for something to fill the hole in his heart until he truly experienced the Lord and His presence. In short, Christians can be challenged by this story to rely on God more and live a lifestyle that pleases…show more content…
It reveals many of the factors that several people, who call themselves Christians, forget to acknowledge. Hopefully, Christians who read this story will be challenged transformed as more reliant on God. Trust is a vital quality in a relationship with God, and it cannot continue unless one allow himself/herself to trust in Him. Those who do not face persecution, like the Li 's in Safely Home suffered, should be grateful. The freedom Christians possess should be savored in view of the fact that one never ever knows which day will be that their last. This story, Safely Home, genuinely challenges the way one values their life. The Lord desperately longs for people to trust in Him, live for Him, and read His

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