The Surprising Joy of Exploring God’s Heart


A Daily Adventure with 365 of His Names

Embark on a life-changing adventure and grow more deeply in love with God. In this daily devotional, explore 365 different names of God, revealing who He is, and how He relates to you. Each study includes a unique name of God, along with Scriptures and thought-provoking questions for reflection.

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The Surprising Joy of Exploring God’s Heart

A Daily Devotional with 365 of God’s Names

Do you long to fall deeper in love with God? Would you like to come into His presence in new and fresh ways? Do you wish to find the joy of God? In as little as five minutes a day, enhance your intimacy with God as you explore His names. This powerful, daily devotional and journal will help you:

  • Discover new insights into your awesome God
  • Experience comfort, strength and hope from understanding God’s character
  • Expand your vision for God’s power, majesty and greatness
  • Enjoy a growing passion for God through praise and worship
  • Transform your prayer life and strengthen your faith

This simple study takes as little as five minutes, but can have a lifetime impact on your life. The Surprising Joy of Exploring God’s Heart is perfect for individuals or as a Bible study for couples or small groups. Learn more about our trainings and workshops about finding God’s lasting joy.

Dick Eastman, International President of Every Home for Christ wrote the foreword for this book. Here is an excerpt:

“This wonderful collection of Names of our Lord that has been compiled by a special friend of my wife and me, Gaylyn Williams. You will find literally hundreds and hundreds of such descriptive expressions in Scripture in the pages that follow. Indeed, the author of this helpful guide has saved you countless hours in searching out these cherished expressions describing the nature and character of our Lord.”

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What people are saying about this book:

“Gaylyn Williams has done a remarkable job of identifying and explaining the various names God uses to describe Himself.”
–Jerry Bridges, Author of The Pursuit of Holiness

“Gaylyn Williams helps us know God better by revealing his character and nature. Take the time to read this book and you will be changed.”
—Gary Wilkerson, President, World Challenge; Lead Pastor, The Springs Church

“It seems our Creator puts a lot of stock in names. I’m sure He knows my name but do I know His? This exceptional daily devotional reveals God’s character. What a relationship builder is this guide to all who want to draw closer to God. And when we draw closer to Him, ‘blessings’ happen.”
—Chuck Asay, Syndicated Editorial Cartoonist

“These brief meditations are geared specifically to the contemporary believer’s busy life. Gaylyn shares 365 ways God is addressed in Scripture. And she invites busy Christians (me…you) to engage in understanding God more intimately. These brief, to the point page-long meditations and Gaylyn’s questions urge the reader toward application to personal life in the 21st Century.”
—Sandra T. Auer, Campus Crusade for Christ, Member Care

“Gaylyn’s fresh approach to learning and honoring the names of God is a powerful and practical tool for better knowing our Father in Heaven. The unique daily format provides teachings and practical applications that guide the reader into a deeper and higher relationship with the Father. This is a nightstand tool, a daily must read, and can be used year after year without exhausting your understanding of God.”
—Amy Everette, Director, Colorado Concert of Prayer

“As I studied this book, I oft found myself laughing, shouting and crying with joy as the Holy Spirit would overwhelm me with the greatness of Who God is. I urge you, to use this book along with your Bible, read it daily, study it and meditate on Him, the God who is Love (1John 4:16).”
—Steven R Sherwood, Sr. Pastor Fairview Baptist Church, Kokomo, IN

“God has used this book to lovingly bring hope and refreshing back into my heart and home. Through the easy to read format, heartfelt prayers and pointed questions, I have slowed down enough to fix my gaze upon the All-sufficient One. What joy to rest in His presence.”
—Evelyn Sherwood,

“I’ve always found great joy in exploring God’s unique identity and have studied it often. But this book has opened my eyes in new ways to appreciate who He is, and to love Him more than ever. Each day is a heart-warming adventure as I come to know Him more, and examine my relationship with Him in new ways.”
—Ken Williams

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