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Sex in a Broken World by Paul David Tripp {Book Review}

Title :  Sex in a Broken World Author :  Paul David Tripp Series : Standalone Age : Adult Genres : Christian, Lifestyle, Non-Fiction Publication Date : January 31, 2018 Publisher : Crossway Source : Advanced copy provided through Crossway Blogger Review Program Purchase : Amazon | Kindle | B&N | ChristianBook | LifeWay Synopsis :   We live in a deeply broken world . . . but there is hope. Sexuality is a fundamental part of what it means to be human—part of God’s beautiful design when he created all things. And yet, sex in our world today looks nothing like the way that God intended it to be. Sexual brokenness surrounds us and, in one way or another, affects us all. This sexual brokenness reveals our deep need for redemption—something quick fixes, mere behavior modification, or a set of rules can’t provide. Honest and direct yet kind and caring, this book points us to the only place we can find help for sexual brokenness—the transfo

CSB Kids Bible {Bible Review}

Hey Gems! Today I want to share a Bible with you all that I received this gorgeous beauty from Lifeway and BH Blogger for free in exchange for an honest review. This is a Bible geared towards kids around the ages of 7-12 and it's in the CSB translation which is easy to read and understand. This CSB Kids Bible offers young readers an exciting approach to Bible study. Dozens of full-color pages are filled with study helps that will expand kids’ Bible knowledge and help them connect to the people, places, and events they are learning about. Perfect for using at home, church, and school, the CSB Kids Bible is a Bible that will grow with your kids as they grow in Christ. Part of what makes the CSB Kids Bible so special is the readable, faithful-to-the-original text of the Christian Standard Bible. The CSB’s optimal blend of accuracy and readability makes it a trustworthy, easy-to-understand resource for kids to study and memorize today—and to live and share for a lifetime. F

DOI Book Club - Fervent by Priscilla Shirer

Good morning Gems! Today, I'll be sharing with you all one of the exciting things I'll be starting in March and it's a book club! I polled on Facebook and Instagram and had you all vote and the winner was a no-brainer! This is the first Book Club that I’ll be hosting ever and I am so excited. Fervent by Priscilla Shirer won hands down! We’re jumping into the topic of prayer and I’m a big person on reading and learning all that I can about prayer. I don’t know about you all, but my prayer life has its ups and downs. Now for those of you who don’t know, Priscilla Shirer is the actress from the movie War Room ( which I HIGHLY recommend ). She wrote a book for woman based off of the movie. Here’s bit of what to expect from this phenomenal book: “You have an enemy . . . and he’s dead set on destroying all you hold dear and keeping you from experiencing abundant life in Christ. What’s more, his approach to disrupting your life and discrediting your faith isn’t gene

Find Your Brave by Holly Wagner {Book Review}

Good morning Gems! Thank you for returning to the blog! Today, yet again, is another book review because I am a book nerd and really like sharing the amazing books that I get sent and/or read. One of my goals for 2018 is to read more Christian-based books than fiction novels as I tend to read a lot of fantasy, paranormal or romance novels. Hope this book review inspires you to get a copy! Title :  Find Your Brave Author :  Holly Wagner Series : Standalone Age : Adult Genres : Christian Lifestyle, Non-Fiction Publication Date : June 6, 2017 Publisher : WaterBrook Source : Copy sent to me for review Purchase : Amazon | Kindle | B&N | ChristianBook | LifeWay Synopsis :   Navigate Life’s Storms and Discover a Courage Like No Other   Have you ever found yourself in over your head, wondering how you would possibly get through with your faith and sanity intact?   Life seems good and then—BOOM!—out of nowhere comes a storm that threatens

Included in Christ Bible Study {Bible Study Review}

Good morning Gems! Today's post is going to be a review of an awesome Bible study I had the opportunity to check out on the book of Ephesians. If you don't know, I've been studying Ephesians for a while ( because it's so good ). I've read through it, studied it and continue to do more studies on it! Check out my review below! Title :  Included in Christ Author :   Heather Holleman Series : Standalone Age : Adult Genres : Bible Study, Chrisitan, Non-Fiction Publication Date : June 6, 2017 Publisher : Moody Publishers Source : Copy sent for review Purchase : Amazon | Kindle |  B&N | ChristianBook | LifeWay | Moody Publishers Synopsis :   A new kind of Bible study…   After the success of her first two books, Heather Holleman received many requests to write a Bible study. And as a college English instructor, she wanted to make sure it really taught and didn't simply inform. So she surveyed several women about what
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This I Know Bible Study {Bible Study Review}

Title :  This I Know Author :  Laura Dingman Series : Standalone Age : Adult Genres : Bible Study, Non-Fiction Publication Date : January 2, 2018 Publisher : Moody Publishers Source : Copy sent for free for review. Purchase : Amazon | Kindle | B&N | ChristianBook | Moody Publishers Synopsis :   How to live like God's in control   Do you worry often about what the future holds? Do you long for peace but don’t know how to have it? Do you know factually that God is trustworthy, but not practically how to live that out?   This I Know  is a Bible study for those who want to walk upon the water. It guides women into biblical truths about the character of God so they can step faithfully into the unknown, confident in the God they  do  know. Corrie Ten Boom said it best, “Never be afraid to trust your unknown future to a known God.” Join Laura Dingman as she journeys through Acts 17, James 1, Habakkuk 3, Psalm 46, 2 Chronicles 20,  and

Nothing to Prove by Jennie Allen {Book Review}

Title :  Nothing to Prove Author :  Jennie Allen Series : Standalone Age : Adult Genres : Christian Lifestyle Publication Date : January 31, 2017 Publisher : The Crown Publishing Group Source : Review copy provided Purchase : Amazon | B&N | ChristianBook | LifeWay Synopsis :   Lauded by Ann Voskamp as “what your soul is begging for,” this bestseller from the founder of the million-strong IF:Gathering invites you to stop striving and discover the answer to your soul-deep thirst.  All too many of us struggle under the weight of life, convinced we need to work harder to prove to ourselves, to others, and to God that we are good enough, smart enough, and spiritual enough to do the things we believe we should. Author and Bible teacher Jennie Allen invites us into a different experience, one in which our souls overflow with contentment and joy. In Nothing to Prove she calls us to… Find freedom from self-induced pressure by admitting we’re