Monday, September 23, 2013

The Love Dare Day By Day: A Devotional Review

About The Book:

From the writers of the No. 1 New York Times best-seller, The Love Dare. Love is a choice. A daily choice. The Love Dare Day by Day is a daily reminder of how it’s done -- and done well -- taking the source material's original experience to the next level. With 52 weekly dares, this one-year devotional invites you to go deeper into the scriptural principles of The Love Dareand is meant to enrich your relationship with God and your spouse through a daily time of reading, prayer, and action. Make this more than a year of your life. Make it your bold, next step to a lifetime of love. Features of this book include: • 365 devotional readings on unique aspects of genuine love

• 52 weekly dares to help you express love in your marriage
• Dozens of specific prayers to pray for yourself and your spouse
• Questions to get you thinking strategically about your relationship
• More than 100 Go Deeper sections that enhance personal Bible study
• Special link to a FREE online marriage evaluation resource

About The Authors:

Brothers, pastors, filmmakers and authors, Alex and Stephen Kendrick co-wrote the international bestsellers The Love Dare, The Love Dare for Parents and The Resolution for Men. They are among the co-founders of Sherwood Pictures and worked together to write and produce the hit Christian films Flywheel, Facing the Giants, Fireproof and Courageous. Kendrick Brothers Productions is expanding their movie productions with renewed focus on encouraging and equipping the next generation of Christian filmmakers.

My Review:

If you have had issues in your marriage that you don't think can be overcome, it can be! Divorce does not always need to be the first thing that a couple discuss when faced with a crisis in marriage. It should never be the first thing to consider. Surrending ourselves, our spouses, and our marriage should be number one! Counselling is one other way that a couple can use to face issues, but so can encouraging and challenging resources like The Love Dare and Fireproof, from brothers Alex and Stephen Kendrick.

The Love Dare Day by Day is a wonderful gem of a devotional that a couple can engage with, allowing the couple to draw closer and remember why they fell in love in the first place. It is a small book, making it very portable. Each week has a dare to do together (or individually if your spouse is not ready to use it yet).  The book is very nicely organized and easy to read. It can be useful for both newlyweds or those of us married for many years. I also loved the resources included in the appendix, scripture and how to do devotions most effectively, be it individually or with your spouse.

The Love Dare Day by Day would be a fantastic wedding present, bridal shower gift or anniversary gift for any couple, and is not only necessary to use when you are in a marriage crisis but perfect to read BEFORE the crisis hits.

I highly recommend this book and give it a huge thumbs up!

BUY IT: You can purchase The Love Dare Day by Day at your favorite bookseller from BH Publishing Group. You can also purchase it online here

***I received a complimentary copy of this book, courtesy of Lovell-Fairchild Communnications and the publisher, 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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