FOR PRE-ORDER: Releases October 22, 2019
Best-selling author Paul David Tripp has experienced God’s grace in the ups and downs of everyday life. In this meditative book, he invites readers into his personal reflections on his journey of faith during various seasons of his life. He shares his celebrations, disappointments, cries for help, confessions, and confusions in the form of 120 meditations written over many years through various joys and struggles. Vulnerable yet pastoral and wise, these meditations in the form of verse showcase how God’s amazing grace intersects with the mundane, unexpected, and messy moments of everyday life.
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Paperback. 256 pages. Published in 2019 by Crossway Books. ISBN: 978-1-4335-5681-4
"Poetry is the expression of the heart and mind of a person. When that person reflects on the person and work of Jesus the expression is hopeful and redemptive. As an artist who uses words to express, I found joy in reading this work. This work connects with the human condition in a unique and awesome way."
- Lecrae, hip-hop recording artist
"Paul Tripp has been delivering soul reaching wisdom and timeless encouragement centered around the Gospel and Grace of Jesus, from which I have greatly benefited. In this current collection of meditations he artfully paints pictures with his words that resonate deep into our souls as he walks with us through the pain and the struggles of this world while helping us see the glory of God’s Grace."
- TobyMac, hip-hop recording artist
"As with a timeless hymn lyric Paul has the great ability to grasp the vast riches of biblical truth and distill it for us in creative, compelling and wonderfully practical ways. His writing has regularly shaped how we think as individuals, parents and song-writers. - Keith & Kristyn Getty"
- Keith & Kristyn Getty, modern hymn writers, including In Christ Alone
"As I read these meditations, I couldn't help but wonder if these were the types of prayers the Holy Spirit speaks on our behalf when our groans are too deep for words. My Heart Cries Out is a beautiful, honest, and grace-filled collection of reflections from a heart that has been near to the Lord for many years. Your heart will cry out indeed; cry out for joy and thanksgiving as you read the pages of this wonderful book."
- Trillia Newbell, author, Sacred Endurance, If God Is For Us, and God's Very Good Idea