Dancing with the Triune God

Dancing with the Triune God

What does it mean to live in the presence of God now? How do we do this? What does it mean to be in the presence of God for eternity? In this video produced by The Work of the People, Greg Boyd shares what it means to for us to be in God’s presence and allow God’s presence to flow through us. He also talks about the purpose of God’s judgment as it relates to being in God’s presence.

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