Review – Lies Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Lies Women Believe - And the Truth that Sets Them Free by Nancy Leigh DeMoss and Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth - Lovely Loveday Blog review

Lies Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth was published February 6th, 2018 by Moody Publishers (first published 2000) and is a women’s christian living book. Counter the lies that keep you from abundant living. Satan is the master deceiver and his lies are endless. And the lies Christian women believe are at the root of most of their struggles. “Many women live under a cloud of personal guilt and condemnation,” says Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth. “Many are in bondage to their past. Others are gripped by fear of rejection and a longing for approval. Still others are emotional prisoners.”
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Worry Less, Live More by Robert J. Morgan – Review

Worry Less, Live More: God’s Prescription for a Better LifeWorry Less, Live More by Robert J. Morgan was published November 7th, 2017 by Thomas Nelson Publishing. Worry, which is essentially a strain of fear, is a rational response to real pressures and problems. Life is harder than we expect, and even the Lord Jesus, the Prince of Peace Himself, admitted, “Each day has enough trouble of its own” (Matthew 6:34). He said, “In this world you will have trouble” (John 16:33). On one occasion, He even said, “Now my soul is troubled, and what shall I say?” (John 12:27). Our souls are easily troubled. The world and its trials seem to only increase.  Continue reading

Spiritual Wisdom for a Happier Life: How Your 8 Key Emotions Can Work for You by Mark W. Baker – Review

Spiritual Wisdom for a Happier Life: How Your 8 Key Emotions Can Work for YouSpiritual Wisdom for a Happier Life: How Your 8 Key Emotions Can Work for You by Mark W. Baker has an expected publication date of October 3rd, 2017 by Fleming H. Revell Company. There are eight basic human emotions that all people experience–hurt, guilt/shame, anger, anxiety, sorrow, fear, happiness, and love. We might believe we make sense of our lives by thinking through our experiences, but neuroscience shows that the part of our brains that processes emotions is many times faster than the part where logic and reason hold sway. It’s the way God created us, but if we do not develop wisdom for handling our feelings, we may find that our emotions continue to get the best of us. Continue reading

Enjoying God: Finding Hope in the Attributes of God by R.C. Sproul – Review

Enjoying God: Finding Hope in the Attributes of GodEnjoying God: Finding Hope in the Attributes of God by R.C. Sproul has an expected publication date of September 19th, 2017 by Baker Books. Confused, angry, and hurt after the death of his father, a young R. C. Sproul began his personal search for ultimate truth with these piercing questions: Who are you, God? And why do you do the things you do?
In Enjoying God, readers journey with R. C. Sproul to discover the attributes of God through the questions many of us have asked: Where are you, God? Can I trust you, God? and more. In this warm, personal account, Dr. Sproul communicates deep truths in a fresh and easy-to-understand style as he shares his passion to know God and urges the reader to dig deep and seek the God who is alive, who is real, and who loves each one of us. Continue reading

Shine: Stepping Into the Role You Were Made For by Allison Allen – Book Review

Shine: Stepping Into the Role You Were Made ForShine: Stepping Into the Role You Were Made For by Allison Allen has an expected publication date of September 5th. 2017 by Revell Books (a division of Baker Publishing Group). Allison Allen made a career of being someone else. Formerly a professional actor and now a highly sought-after Bible teacher, she knows a thing or two about playing a role. But, she says, all of us play roles nearly all of the time, and it’s exhausting. We walk into a room, figure out who we’re supposed to be in this context, slip into character, and say the lines we know we should say. We become someone else. Maybe we tell ourselves it’s some version of us, but deep down we know this inauthentic role is not what God wants for our lives–and it’s not what we want either. Continue reading

31 Proverbs to Light Your Path by Liz Curtis Higgs – Book Review

31 Proverbs to Light Your Path by Liz Curtis Higgs has an expected publication date of October 3rd 2017 by Waterbrook Press. With her signature ability to blend ancient truth with real-life takeaway, best-selling author and Bible teacher Liz Curtis Higgs examines thirty-one verses from the book of Proverbs, and then offers a unique “One Minute, One Step” challenge at the end of each chapter, suggesting a do-it-now task that requires one minute or less. Readers will quickly discover how practical and applicable the book of Proverbs is, and how the Lord can use even the smallest steps to lead us in the right direction.

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The Dream Centered Life: Discovering What Drives You by Luke Barnett

unnamedThe Dream-Centered Life: Discovering What Drives You by Luke Barnett has an expected publication date of August 15th 2017 by Waterbrook Press. Wake Up to Bigger Dreams!
Have you stopped pursuing the life of your dreams? Did someone or something steal the passions that made your heart beat fast? It’s possible–for the first time or once again–to become that wide-eyed, visionary dream-chaser! It starts by realizing that God has specific, amazing plans for you. Once you discover what drives you at the deepest level, you’ll overcome any barrier that stands between you and your new reality. Continue reading