When the pressures of life become overwhelming, our first instinct is to seek out comfort. But whether we find refuge in food, TV, shopping, or more destructive behaviors like drinking, we've missed the peace that comes from our ultimate Comforter, the Holy Spirit. Learn to enter his presence---and find authentic, lasting relief. 208 pages, softcover from Chosen.
How do we overcome what we are being overcome by--whether depression, anxiety, overeating, a negative view of ourselves or any other stronghold--in order to experience the freedom that is available to us in Christ?
When the pressures of life become overwhelming, we often find ourselves turning to food, shopping, alcohol, television or whatever our "counterfeit" might be in search of the relief, release and peace we are longing for. These choices are not necessarily bad, but the satisfaction is merely temporary. Before we know it, we can find ourselves enslaved by addictive and destructive behaviors, but there is a way out.
With grace and warmth, author Robia Scott shows how true healing and lasting satisfaction can be found only as we learn to transfer our dependence from counterfeit comforts onto our one true Comforter: the Holy Spirit. Drawing from the experience of battling her own counterfeits--primarily her tumultuous relationship with food and obsession with dieting, weight and body image--Robia leads you step by step through the process of transformation. It is through learning how to experience and connect with the Person, the presence and the power of God that we discover who we truly are, and acquire freedom to live the life of purpose that we were created for.
Robia Scott is a popular speaker gifted in teaching practical and applicable biblical tools that change lives. Her heart and passion is to see all believers loosed from anything and everything that hinders them from knowing the fullness of who God is and the greatness of who they are in Him. A professional dancer and actress by trade, Robia rocketed to international success at a young age, touring with Prince and guest starring in hit television shows like Beverly Hills 90210 and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. After becoming a Christian, she left behind a thriving career in Hollywood for full-time ministry. Robia and her husband, James, are the founders and senior leaders of Deeper Life Church in Redondo Beach, California. Robia, James, and their daughter, Gemma, live in Orange County, California. Find out more about Robia:
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