Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Living the Great Life
Mitchell has broken the book down into 10 chapters - which are calls in our lives to let go of the “good life” and follow Jesus, so we can experience the “great life.” At times this book hit home because we have all bought into the idea of living the comfortable life. But Mitchell wants us to move beyond the comfortable . . . and those become the very difficult life choices which create life change. Living the easy life, the so-called satisfied life is not necessarily the best life. In fact, it usually is not the best life.
Jesus has promised us we can live the abundant life, but we choose the life of less than, and we become depressed and disappointed life has not turned out better for us. He uses personal examples and stories to help the reader better identify with him. He uses additional illustrations and stories to help make his points.
Overall, this is an easy to read book which may help someone move off their comfortable chair, and become invested in life.
I received this book from Tyndale in exchange for an honest review.