Envision a day, just one day, absent the dread of failure, rejection, and calamity. Can you imagine a life with no fear?In Fearless, Max Lucado challenges us to imagine that day without fear of any kind.What are we afraid of? In our times, we have plenty to fear. Fearless help us to identify and face our fears. Lucado shares some of his own fears he faced, such as heart surgery. From the Villagers of Stiltsville to Williams Psalm this book takes you, chapter-by-chapter through the most common of our fears.A discussion guide in the back is a great way to personalize what youve read and is ideal for small group discussion. A companion paperback booklet, Imagine Your Life Without Fear, is also available. Its Fearless in a nutshell version and a great giveaway gift idea.I faced a few fears of my own. The first time I read the book, I let it minister to me and it did. The second time through helped adjust my thinking in a number of areas. The Psalms say: The LORD is my light, and my salvation, whom shall I fear? When we see Jesus for who He really is we get our eyes off our fears, and they melt away in the light of Gods glory.I would highly recommend this book to anyone but especially if you want to learn to face your fears. Read Fearless.Start imagining that life without fear. I am and Im beginning to feel better for it.
"We fear being sued, finishing last, going broke; we fear the mole on the back, the new kid on the block, the sound of the clock as it ticks us closer to the grave."Living a life without fear is the focus of the latest book by Max Lucado. We know what fear feels like but Lucado puts words to those gut-wrenching feelings and offers alternatives.The author uses a three-part plan for answering the difficult questions: first, a biblical discussion of the problem followed by appropriate Bible verses to reinforce the truth. He often concludes the chapter with a real-life story of triumph and encouragement.Who can live in this uncertain day and age and not have a few fears? Intrigued by the title, the book captured my attention and offered both wisdom and knowledge on a variety of subjects. Not all of the chapters applied to my particular fears, yet, if I had dismissed them as uninteresting and moved on to the next chapter, I would have missed the bigger picture. Max Lucado makes the case that courage is the antidote for fear, which comes from God alone. As a member of Thomas NelsonsBook Review Blogger,, I recommend this book.
Fearless / Imagine Your Life Without Fear. . .by Max LucadoThomas Nelson book review blogger Max Lucado in his new book Fearless takes a deep look into what happens when our individual fears rule us. He examines each fear, exposing that fear, and hands out the arms necessary for successful battle. Not the heavy armor of Saul, but the simple little stones and sure slingshot of David are used to fell the Goliaths of fear in our lives. This is definitely not a book for the self-help shelf, but a guide to sure victory through the Savior. Before you trust, you have to listen. But, unless Christs Word is preached, theres nothing to listen to. Banished are the frightful thoughts that send ripples of doubt. Worries are dispelled; anxiety is gone; dread is gone. You say, Impossible! The things that cause me fear are real! How can I become absolutely free from fear? FearlessA superman, a hero?? An ordinary person like you or me able to stand firm in the presence or anticipation of danger? Max Lucados latest book leaves one with the light-hearted truth of knowing this is possible for each person. A Discussion Guide for group study is included.