Monday, March 22, 2010
At times Liz used Scottish dialect in order to enhance the story. I will warn you, you will have to use the glossary which was thankfully put in at the end of the book. The book is long, over 450 pages, and at times, it could get a little slow.
In the end, it’s a powerful story about a widowed mother in law, her two sons and their wives. There is war, there is worship of a pagan God, there is questioning of God’s plan and purpose. There is conflict, yet in the end, God’s love rules supreme. If you like Liz Curtis Higg’s books, you will certainly like this one.
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This was book was provided for review by WaterBrook Multnomah.
Sunday, March 21, 2010
If you can't read this, this is what Zachary wrote . . .
I try to be as Christ-like as possible. Even though it’s impossible, I do my best. I really do. More than anything the Holy Spirit got hold of me. I find that the closer I get to Christ, the better I feel. I have a purpose, everything I have, everything I’ve been given, comes from the Lord. I want to do the best I can with them, and then remember that He let’s me do this. He’s given me the opportunity to do things with the ability He’s given me. I shouldn’t take any credit.
I was impressed and proud!!
Now comes the difficult part for her and her sister and brother; as they go through his belongings. Since none of them live within 450 miles (we live the closest) they are going through and making decisions on who gets what and what to do with everything. Gladly, they have been in agreement on the major decisions since he died, which makes a stressful process more bearable.
Keep them in your prayers.
Monday, March 15, 2010
Tuesday, March 09, 2010
They are planting a church in a town in Utah where it is 80% Mormon and there is not one Protestant church. Talk about unchurched!
Before I tell you what I think, what do you think about two guys starting a Beer and Bible study to launch a church?Watch the video, it's only 2:30 long.
Are they off base, or are they willing to do what it takes to lead people to Christ? Click HERE to watch.
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