Friday, September 16, 2011

God's Story, Your Story: A Book Review

About The Book:

Carpools and car crashes, job switches and joint custody, moves and motionlessness. Is there a cohesive storyline to the chaos, confusion, and clutter of your daily life? According to well-loved author Max Lucado, the answer is a resounding yes! So what is the text of your life? With his unequaled warmth and honesty, Lucado plumbs the depths of your storyline and comes up smiling. “Your story indwells God’s,” writes Lucado. “This is the great promise of the Bible and the hope of this book … Above and around us God directs a grander saga, written by his hand, orchestrated by his will, unveiled according to his calendar. And you are a part of it …” Join Max for an unforgettable journey woven with New Testament stories and contemporary examples of God’s beautiful story-making skills. The beginning of the narrative is legendary, the middle unfolds with surprises still in store, and the ending of your final earthly chapter ushers in a reunion that almost defies description. It’s time to see what your life looks like when God’s story becomes your story.

You can read an excerpt from God's Story Your Story here, in PDF format

About The Author:

With more than 100 million products in print, Max Lucado is one of America’s most widely read authors.  He and his wife, Denalyn, live in San Antonio, Texas, where he serves the Oak Hills Church.

My Review:

Max Lucado has been a favorite author of mine for many, many years. His writing is simple, yet profound in the truth's it delivers. With each book I have read from Lucado, he has help draw me closer to God. It is no different with his most recent release, God's Story Your Story. You will be taken through the New Testament in a modern retelling, perfect for new Christians, youth and young at heart. With a ton of discussion questions, this book is great for individual study and group study alike.

I highly recommend God's Story Your Story and give it a huge thumbs up.

BUY IT: You can purchase God's Story Your Story at your favorite bookseller from Zondervan, when it releases October 2011

***I received a complimentary e-copy of this book, courtesy of Zondervan and NetGalley, for the purpose of review on this blog. All opinions expressed are my own, and I have not been compensated in any other manner***

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