Wednesday, February 9, 2011

There's Hope!

Same Life, New Story
By Jan Silvious

We can learn so much from the past, even if the subjects are from before Jesus walked the Earth! The Bible does not tell stories from many women, but the stories it does tell are remarkable. Jan has wonderfully written of the situations the following women experienced: Naomi, Leah, Rahab, Deborah, Hannah, Anna, Jehosheba, Abigail, Naaman, and Elizabeth. Each women knew that life on Earth is temporary and was able to push through or move on after less than ideal conditions.
I do not have a past I need to run away from or a dramatic situation I cannot deal with. I know that life is very hard without God and that I need to turn to him for my every care and concern. Reading these amazing stories just drives it home that even after a bad day at work, life goes on. Even after a small fight with my friends or husband, there are good things to come. I will definitely let my friends and family borrow this great read.

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Thursday, February 3, 2011

True Love!

The Chasm
Randy Alcorn
110 pages

If you want to read about love, true love, look no further. Randy Alcorn has written a spiritual love story that all need to experience. He brings Nick to the edge of a deep, dark chasm, relating spiritual truth in physical words. Nick is simply a character, a toy in the story, symbolizing you and me. Just when Nick thinks there is no hope, circumstance that he cannot yet understand develop that put him in his place, give his life purpose, and show him a love greater than any experienced before.

The pages will fly by when you dive into this “story”, written like fiction, but portraying real, deep purpose. Twelve original illustrations depict the reality of our spiritual battle and help to set the scenes as we put ourselves on the edge of the same chasm Nick experiences. If you are looking for an easy read or depth – dive on in.

No book better shows the love of Jesus in a physical, understandable way. I love that Nick goes through life with a mask over his eyes – not really understanding what he is experiencing, but moving forward all the same. Even after his up-close-and-personal experience with Jesus, he does not full grasp what has just happened. Discover God and Jesus in a personal way in this wonderfully put together adventure.

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