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Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 1999
Bestselling author Stormie Omartian's Greater Health God's Way (40,000 hardcover copies in print) has a new cover.
Stormie sensitively and incisively underscores the fact that true godliness is practical, joyous, and fulfilling not to mention healthy. The chapter on fasting is in itself the reason for everybody to use this book.
Pastor, The Church on the Way
For everyone who has tried diet and exercise programs only to find them less than completely satisfying, Greater Health God's Way provides a creative, practical approach to developing a person's mind, body, and spirit. Helping readers discover the discipline and help they need to be strong, vital, ministering people who bring good news and blessings to others, Stormie Omartian outlines seven steps to good health, including
- peaceful living
- proper exercise
- prayer and fasting
- perfect rest
- healthy food
Offering specific advice for discovering the best exercises, knowing what factors to consider in choosing foods, creating an uplifting prayer and fasting routine, and much more, Omartian's creative and practical approach gives readers the structure and encouragement to become healthy mentally, physically, and spiritually.
Marie Olson5 Stars Out Of 5December 28, 2009Marie OlsonI knew I would enjoy the book that's why I couldn't wait to purchase it~ excellent reading and learning material.
Wanda Linville5 Stars Out Of 5June 24, 2008Wanda LinvilleStormie Omartian challenged my heart with this book " Greater Health God's Way. It is an super book and I gleaned much from it.
Lisa Eide4 Stars Out Of 5May 27, 2008Lisa EideI bought and read this book in the 90's, loaned it out. Bought and read it again 10 years later. Very practical, Godly and healthy advice. Great book to keep in your library and refer back to it as often as needed.
Tonja5 Stars Out Of 5July 12, 2001TonjaA truly life-changing book! I've had poor health for a long time, and I can finally understand why it may be at least partly my own fault, for not having adhered to God's ways. As a Christian finally growing in the faith (no longer a passive one!) I can recommend this book to anyone who finds themselves not feeling as well as they should. The only drawbacks I see in the book is: 1.) She appears to advocate a ritualistic approach to fasting, which I'm unable to find any commands in the Bible to do so (correct me if I'm wrong!), though there are certainly times it tells of people doing so for spiritual causes. 2.) Although she advocates the use of herbs, she appears to denounce the use of spices without giving any reason for it. I understand her denouncing the use of salt, but I see no reason to eliminate it altogether, but to drastically reduce it's use instead. Of course, the book was written back when everyone thought too much salt caused high blood pressure, so that likely explains that bias, but why the one against spices? Aside from those points, I've found this book a remarkable eye-opener, and I'm already feeling better than I have in a long while for following her guidelines, and am losing weight without even trying!
Jane5 Stars Out Of 5June 9, 2001JaneThis book is written in a way that is non-judgmental and is very easy to follow. Stormie Omartian has a way of communicating that helps her readers to know God more fully in every way: physically, emotionally, mentally. The seven steps are God-ordained and easy to follow. Who could not feel better following them? This is a marvelous book.