White Flag by Matthew Jones
Stories about God and us and how the freedom we want looks a lot like surrender.
When Jesus said “whoever loses their life for me will find it,” it was his way of explaining how the process of finding one’s purpose usually played out. In fact, the great stories in the Jewish faith echoed the truth of this lesson from a time long before Christ. Men like Noah, Abraham, Jacob, Isaac and Joseph would all have similar stories of how they found true freedom when they finally surrendered control of their lives to God’s will. That’s what this book is about – the stories of those patriarchs, which are found in the book of Genesis