Finding Favor With the King  -     By: Tommy Tenney
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Finding Favor With the King

Bethany House / 2004 / Paperback

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Have you ever needed a that night? Or a that day? A point in time before which things were going wrong, but after which, things began to go right? Esther did, and she learned how to create a moment of divine favor that changed the course of her situation. Just as Esther found favor with the King, you can too! Join Tenney as he unlocks the ingredients that led to Esther's success. Move beyond formal petitions and "storming the gates of heaven" to that intimate embrace of worship where your petitions move the King's heart and where kingdoms, people, and situations begin to shift like pawns on a divine chessboard.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Bethany House
Publication Date: 2004
Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.5 (inches)
ISBN: 0764200178
ISBN-13: 9780764200175
Availability: In Stock

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Tenney takes readers to Esther's pre-Islamic Persia to uncover the secrets that helped her win the heart and gain the ear of the king and save her people from destruction. A Jewish girl of no royal heritage was chosen to become the Queen of Persia. Was it her beauty alone, or did she know an important and mysterious truth? Tenney challenges his readers to move beyond formal petitions or even "storming the gates of heaven" to that intimate embrace of worship where the bride's petitions move the King's heart and where kingdoms, people, and situations begin to shift like pawns on a divine chessboard.

Author Bio

Tommy Tenney is the bestselling author of multiple books. He spent ten years as a pastor and the last twenty-plus years in itinerant ministry. He has preached in more than forty countries around the world. He and his wife, Jeannie, have three daughters and reside in Louisiana.

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  1. Horseshoe Bend, AR
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    FINDING FAVOR WITH THE KING: PREPARING FOR YOUR MOMENT IN HIS PRESENCE!!!
    February 18, 2015
    Doc Hilton
    Horseshoe Bend, AR
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    FINDING FAVOR WITH THE KING: Preparing for YOUR Moment In HIS Presence by Tommy Tenney

    Every now and then, a book comes along that forces you to slow down and really pay attention to what you are reading. Pay attention to what you are experiencing as you are reading. Pay attention to what you are learning from what you are experiencing as you are reading.

    Every now and then, a book comes along that transforms your life.

    FINDING FAVOR WITH THE KING: PREPARING for YOUR MOMENT in HIS PRESENCE is just such a book, in my own humble opinion.

    Author Tommy Tenney, an international speaker and author has always been a challenging read for me, for a number of reasons. One, he doesnt pull any punches. He speaks from the heart, and his heart is tuned to listening to his Father. If you dont want to hear the truth, dont open this book.

    Two, Tommy Tenney can COMMUNICATE!!! He uses illustrations, analogies, personal anecdotes, Scripture, commentary . . . whatever it takes to get his point deep into the heart of the reader. He uses every tool in the shed to make sure that you get the point.

    Three, Tommy Tenney doesnt waste time. He gets right to the point. But he does so in a way that completely covers the point, without losing your train of thought. He shows you where hes coming from, lets you know when hes got there, tells you where hes going . . . and he also shares with you the importance of the point that is currently under discussion. He tells you how to put that particular point into action in your life, as well. You learn from Tommy Tenney and it doesnt even feel like learning at all.

    In this latest book by Tommy Tenney, the author places the book and the life of a young Jewish girl by the name of Haddassah. We know her better by the Bible book that bears her name Esther. FINDING FAVOR WITH THE KING has become my favorite commentary on the book of Esther. Tommy Tenney covers the historical / cultural background of Esther with the skill of a seasoned scholar, and shares the significance of those historical / cultural issues with the passion of a pastor (sorry, my Baptist roots are showing!) For instance, were you aware that the other participants in the beauty contest didnt get to go back home? They remained in the kings harem . . . for life.

    Were you aware that the gallows that Mordecai prepared for Haman was not intended for hanging but for impalement?

    But the importance of the book is found in the application. Tommy Tenney looks at Esther with fresh eyes, and shows us how important it is for every one of us to prepare for our own moment in His presence. FINDING FAVOR WITH THE KING is not a task for an hour, or a day . . . it is a task for a lifetime. And oh, what a day that will be when we finally get our moment with the King!!!

    Thank you, Tommy! I wish they had an option for 6 stars!
  2. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    June 22, 2009
    Ricardo Milhomens
    a great book to go with haddassa , one night with a king written by the same author. very good and challanging. many lessons that i need to ponder and consider applying to my own life.
  3. 3 Stars Out Of 5
    September 26, 2008
    Cheryl-Lee Raine
    I suppose that I enjoyed this book - to an extent. I was very excited the moment I read the cover as I love reading the story of Esther in the Bible. I also was happy to see that Tommy Tenney had written it so I was full of anticipation.However, I was rather disappointed. I struggled to get into it from chapter 1 and I kept on going but I still battled with the text. I was rather disappointed that this happened but, on a more positive note, some of the stuff mentioned was awesome!! Sadly I couldn't rate this any more than 3 stars because it was great in some places and extremely disappointing in others.
  4. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    September 8, 2008
    Peggy Dill
    This is an awesome book. I've just about finished it. I chose to read it slow as to let the truths sink in. I highly recommend it to anyone. It truly has been a Word from the Lord for me at this time in my life.
  5. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    October 8, 2007
    Kimberly
    This book was EXCELLENT!! It offered not only an in depth look at the significance of the story of Ester but it also offered the cultural implications of the time, bringing the story to life! I was blessed richly by reading this book and highly recommend it to any man or woman who is looking for a closer more intimate relationship with the Lord!
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