Tuesday, March 1, 2011
When I ordered The Shelter of God's Promises by Sheila Walsh, I honestly thought that I would already know everything Walsh could possibly share about God's promises, but I also knew that I needed to be reminded...again. Everyone has those seasons of life where things aren't working out the way you think they should, and it seems like God has forgotten about you and any promises He might have made.
In this book, Walsh shares the very foundation for why God can make and keep promises. She shares ten specific promises God makes in the Bible. She takes each promise and places it in the context of the surrounding scripture, offering the history of the time and Greek or Hebrew word meanings needed to make sense of exactly what God is trying to tell us through His Word and to provide deeper insight. She shares biblical stories that display God's faithfulness in keeping the promises He has made, as well as sharing personal stories that let you know she's been there, too.
Overall, this is a great read, both for the lifetime Christian and new converts. It will remind you that God hasn't forgotten where you are or what He has promised to do in your life.
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