The Path to Peace Book Review

blue designIn The Path to Peace, Ann Swindell asks questions. Two questions she asks are what does Christ’s victory mean for us in our daily lives? and How do we experience Christ’s victory in our day-to-day life, if our difficult circumstances don’t always or ever change?

By looking at the lives of eight people from the Bible, she shows readers who God was for these heroes of faith is who he is for us today. The same God who delivered them delivers us.

Written in eight chapters of five daily studies, The Path to Peace is not a quick devotional read. It is a book to spend time studying and reflecting on.

At the beginning of each chapter, Ann gives a suggested scripture to read, then recounts the story as if the person is telling it. She moves to how the person’s situation mirrored hers. Ann suggests how the reader might apply this to their lives. At the end of each chapter are questions for reflection.

For me, I believe the section on Christ’s mother, Mary, was the one I’ve read so far where I found the most area for reflection.

I received a complimentary copy of this book from Bethany House for a fair and honest review, which is exactly what I gave.

Have you read this book? If so, what was your impression of it?

You can find my June Inspire a Fire post here. Please stop by and read it.

I wish you well.

Sandy

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With God I Always Have Hope Book Review

With God book coverWith God I Always Have Hope is a 90-day devotional filled with two-minute devotions which, although brief, are full of substance. Each devotion begins with a scripture, goes to a meditation on the scripture, and includes questions for reflection, a prayer to guide your thoughts, a declaration of truth from scripture, and practical action steps to take.

The devotions cover a wide range of circumstances we face where we need the hope that is found in Jesus. Here is a sample of what’s inside. Equipped for Your Calling Exodus 4:12, The God Who Hears Nehemiah 1:6, Hope That Doesn’t Disappoint Romans 5:5.

I found this book encouraging, no matter what we might face in our day to day life. Perhaps you will also.

I received a complimentary copy of this book from Bethany House for a fair and honest review, which is exactly what I gave.

Have you read this book? If so, what was your impression of it?

You can find my March Inspire a Fire post here. Please stop by and read it.

I wish you well.

Sandy

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