Hope in the Midst of Suffering … I’ve Seen the End of You, A Review

Dying children, incurable cancers, irreparable brain injuries. Trying to help, praying for hope, dealing with doubt. This was neurosurgeon Dr. Lee Warren’s day and his ministry.

Dr. Warren reveals his inner thoughts as he asked himself how to pray for his patients and offer hope when he knew the end result, death. When he emailed Philip Yancey asking him how to “handle telling a patient to have faith when I don’t?” Yancey emailed him and told him to “write his way through understanding the issue” (p. 28). This book is the result of Dr. Warren’s journey.

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Jesus in Me … Thankfully Read

I look forward to the evenings that my husband and I put on our walking shoes, grab each other’s hand, and step outside. As we enjoy the companionship of each other, we point out nature’s beauty, discuss the day, and share our dreams, disappointments, struggles, and hopes. My husband is my lifelong friend, servant leader, and lover of my soul.

We have another walking companion – a constant Companion in the Holy Spirit. This is the Companion Anne Graham Lotz has revealed in Jesus in Me: Experiencing the Holy Spirit as a Constant Companion.

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Take the Challenge … Let God Change You

“Surely God didn’t design the gospel of Jesus to be confined to our minds and mouths in the church, yet disconnected from our emotions and actions in the world.

Surely something needs to change (p. 3).

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Dear Grandchild … A Review

Did your grandparents share with you moments from their childhood, experiences in grade school and high school, emotions from their honeymoon, or joys in parenthood? I know very little about my grandparents’ early lives, their thoughts, emotions, joys, successes, and failures.

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The Jesus Who Surprises … A Review

And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, He interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself. Luke 24:27

Dee Brestin’s The Jesus Who Surprises invites the student of the Word to walk on the Road to Emmaus with two of Jesus’ disciples. Not recognizing Jesus, they told Him that their hopes had been dashed when the One they thought was Israel’s Messiah had been crucified on the cross, buried, and now His body was missing.

As they walked, Jesus opened up the Scriptures to them. Brestin imagines the Scriptures that Jesus may have used.

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Update to Breakthrough to Your Miracle Book Review

“Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.” Matthew 10:8

I am currently on the Breakthrough Online Event featuring the movie that airs tomorrow and Pastor Jason Noble’s book. I am disappointed that he is selling a study and a “13-Week Breakthrough Experience” for $129 (at a discount for people attending the event). Yes, God’s servants need to be provided for, but He gave so much to John and to the church through the miracles He performed after John was raised from the dead, couldn’t Pastor Noble have offered the “experience” for cost of production?

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