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Praying with Jane by Rachel Dodge

Praying with Jane" is a devotional book based on Jane Austin's prayers. It is very personal and practical. There is a prayer first . Then the author explains how it is practical and then has a prayer. There are many topics Rachel reviews in this book. She says pride and vanity cause blindness. It is easy to lose sight of God when we are prideful. We need to look at life from God''s perspective. If we do not our pride can blind us to our weaknesses. Another example is Jane asked for the Lord's temperament to be infused into her. We often can be challenged by people around us and by having His temperament in us we can interact with His character around us and be more Christlike to others who challenge us. Another example is We are to commend ourselves to His goodness instead of worrying about our concerns. WE often obsess over situations we can not change. Proverbs 18:10 the name of the Lord is a strong tower. …

Reload Love: Transforming Bullets to Beauty and Battlegrounds to Playgrounds

Reload Love  "  by  Lenya Heitzig  is   a very inspirational Christian book.   I found it powerful and moving and an excellent  read I  could hardly put  down.  Lenya  starts the non profit  group to help  those  people  who have been  hurt   by terrorism, ISIS ,  persecution in  Iraq and Burma.   She  makes   a couple of  trips to investigate the situation of  terror in  Iraq and Burma to  decide if  her  non profit organization   could help the people.   She was moved  by  the   wounds left  to the people by   the  terrorism .  She  hooked up with another   non profit organization in the jungles of Burma and   saw the needs  in  that  region.   She asks the reader  what is like for you to think about  the suffering in the war torn areas.   Will you   just  stand by  or will you allow these   horrible situations to move your heart. What would Jesus do for these people?   How  would it be for you to   have seen your  family members  killed by ISIS   or  in other war torn areas?  …

Overcomer: 8 ways to live a life of Unstoppable Strength, Unmovable Faith and Unbelievable Power by David Jeremiah

Overcomer " by   David  Jeremiah is  an outstanding book.  This  book   has a study  guide , DVDs to go with the book for more explanations.  David  Jeremiah is a wonderful  pastor in San Diego.   His  radio program and  daily  devotional is called turning point.   Each  chapter has  rich insights for the Christian life.    He    writes with   Ephesians 6 as his focus.  He    writes in a very personal and practical style. This book  has rich  tools for the Christian life.  He  give the Christian  8  ways for unstoppable  strength, unmovable  faith and unbelievable  power.  His   8 ways  are : overcoming weakness with strength, overcoming falsehood with truth, overcoming evil with good,  overcoming fear with faith, overcoming confusion with wisdom, overcoming temptation with  scripture, overcoming everything with prayer,  and overcoming   everything with life.    He  uses   part of the armor  to  explain each part of the   8 ways.     He   wants the Christian to use the armor of G…