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Church Supplies. Christmas Store. Gift Guide. Current Promotions. Ornaments: View More. Kim Lawrence. Tracie Peterson. Some that I'd like to put up on a wall in a place where I'm sure to see it. Starting with just two words: "But God". Those two words and what he says about them have had a major impact on my prayer life. Then I got hit by this gem which I loved: "God is bigger than your history and more concerned with your destiny".
And that was just chapter 1! I'm a pretty fast reader, but it took me a long time to get through this - not because I wasn't enjoying it, but because it gave me so much to think about. This is going to be one that I'm going to return to over and over again. I believe that Let Hope In is going to be a major blessing to everyone who reads it and I really couldn't recommend it high enough. Get this book. Not a Christian? I don't think you have to be in order to get something out of this. You might get a little more out of it if you are a Christian, but this book is very accessible.
We could all benefit from a little more hope in our lives. The more hope we have, the better. We just have to choose to let it in. Let Hope In will show you how to do that. I really enjoyed this book and highlighted several times in each chapter. The fact that forgiveness is needed and I really enjoyed this book and highlighted several times in each chapter. The fact that forgiveness is needed and granted indicates that what someone did was wrong and inexcusable. Since God has forgiven me, I forgive you. I know there are grievances I have held against certain people for a really long time, because I felt that what they did was not inexcusable.
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Well, at least I would end up apologizing because I try to keep the peace. Pete talks about a second part to this idea… "Forgiving is not reconciling. There is so much that can be shared from this book, but you really need to experience it for yourself. I was not paid to do this review, and all opinions and thoughts are my own. I was given a ARC by the publisher in exchange for a fair review. Oct 01, CJ rated it it was amazing Shelves: religion , The book is an engaging read that encourages the reader to let go of the things in their past which are acting their presents and embrace hope.
He shares many anecdotes about his family, friends and people he has met over the years. While their stories may be different from yours, Wilson has the ability to make connections that can impact readers from all walks of life.
If you only have time to read one book on faith this year, choose this book and choose to let hope in. Apr 13, Christa Smith rated it it was amazing. As soon as I moved to Nashville I began the struggle-search to find a church home. About 2 months in, a friend invited me to Cross Point with him, and I knew as soon as I walked in that my search was over. Not only did I feel at home, but I felt an honest place where you can be un-apologetically who you are.
Pete was a huge part of that.
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While reading this book it was like I could see and hear him speaking the I attended Cross Point when I lived in Nashville where Pete is currently the pastor. While reading this book it was like I could see and hear him speaking the words. It wasn't until about a year later and while here in Australia that I wandered into a bookstore and found this book again.
Or maybe it found me? But it couldn't have come at a better time. There are several key points that spoke right to my soul- for instance forgiving the past and not letting it control your future and transforming our pain- but I want to point out my favorite one about God's grace.
It's not the absence of trouble but the presence of God. It's making contact with something unseen, way bigger than we could ever imagine in our wildest dreams.
It's realizing the abyss of our past is no longer holding us back from God. Living for acceptance and love is slavery; living from acceptance and love is freedom. I definitely recommend this book. Jan 07, Albert rated it it was amazing Shelves: I'm glad I took a chance and read this book. Given the title, I didn't think I needed to read it, but boy, was I wrong. I picked it up because the current sermon series at church are based on this book.
I had never done this before and found it an interesting conundrum: If the message too closely follows the book, then I'm thinking that the pastor didn't put too much effort into the message. On the other hand, if the message is very unlike the book, then I'm prone to think, why'd he bother to I'm glad I took a chance and read this book. On the other hand, if the message is very unlike the book, then I'm prone to think, why'd he bother to try to base it off the book.
I know it's a difficult balance to find, and I give kudos to my pastors. As for the book, I found it to be an easy read. One would assume from the title that this is a book about hope and while some of the book deals with the concept of hope, much of it is also a look at how our perspective and misconceptions contribute to our sense of despondency as the opposite or destroyer of hope. The discussions come from angles I did not expect and lead to surprising ramifications.
There are many insights that helped me to assess how I see people and circumstances and how that can lead to needless anxiety and frustration. I found the book to be surprisingly helpful. I heartily recommend this book. First 5 star book of the year. I'm glad to start off with such an excellent read. Dec 09, Loraine Alcorn rated it it was amazing.
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This book is like a devotional or as I say study book because you will want to read it over and learn from it. Nov 22, Amanda Snow rated it it was amazing Shelves: adult-non-fiction , Originally published at www. We all go through challenges and struggles that occasionally wreck us. If it hasn't happened to you yet, it will. That's the way life works sometimes.
We have to live through a pain that we never expected or a challenge that restructures our entire life plan and sometimes that brings us to a place we can't handle, can't face, or simply just don't want to. I read Let Hope In over a weekend and highlighted so many passages, I should have just Originally published at www. I read Let Hope In over a weekend and highlighted so many passages, I should have just highlighted the whole book. Though I'm not currently in a place of need, this book spoke to me through my past experiences and I know it will help so many readers through dark places.
Wilson focuses on four specific choices that can change your outlook on your situation and allow you to truly let hope in. Choosing to Transform Instead of Transfer 2. Choosing to Trust Rather than Please 4. The point is made, but it's not overkill. The text is very readable and made for a quick read -- minus all the time I spent highlighting. This is one I'll keep on my shelf to reference when I have a friend in need or myself! The writing is excellent and the subject matter always necessary to have on hand.