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In The 10 Greatest Struggles of Your Life, pastor Colin Smith opens up the Ten Commandments to show how there is more to them than meets the eye. Moving from dos and don'ts to matters of the heart, they become barometers of your love for God. You'll discover areas of your life that are out of sync with His will, and you'll receive wisdom for living in greater love, strength, and freedom in Christ. Includes a 30-page study guide ideal for personal or group use, helping you take the next steps toward joyful submission to God's Word.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Moody Publishers
Publication Date: 2016
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 X .5 (inches)
ISBN: 0802413242
ISBN-13: 9780802413246

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Can the Ten Commandments help you finally break through?

Do you struggle with time? With a temper? With dishonesty or discontentment? Whatever it is, find help where it may surprise you: the Ten Commandments.

In The 10 Greatest Struggles of Your Life, pastor Colin Smith opens up the Ten Commandments to show how there is more to them than meets the eye. Moving from dos and don’ts to matters of the heart, they become barometers of your love for God. You’ll discover areas of your life that are out of sync with His will, and you’ll receive wisdom for living in greater love, strength, and freedom in Christ.

Includes a 30-page study guide ideal for personal or group use, helping you take the next steps toward joyful submission to God’s Word.   

Author Bio

COLIN SMITH serves as Senior Pastor of the Orchard Evangelical Free Church (previously called the Arlington Heights Evangelical Free Church). He received his Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Master of Philosophy from London Bible College.

Colin was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Before coming to the States in 1996, Colin served as the Senior Pastor of the Enfield Evangelical Free Church in London for 16 years. While in London, he was active in the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches in England, and has served the Fellowship as President.

Colin is the author The 10 Greatest Struggles of Your Life, 10 Keys for Unlocking the Christian Life, Unlocking the Bible Story Series and 10 Keys for Unlocking the Bible. He can be heard daily on the Unlocking the Bible radio broadcast (www.unlockingthebible.org).

Colin and his wife, Karen, reside in Arlington Heights and have two sons.

Editorial Reviews

"This a deeply profound and not to mention thought provoking work of scholarly research, that not only challenges, but captivates the reader as well. All in all, every single word is God-inspires to bring us back into alignment with the one that we call "Abba, Father." If you have been off the rails like I have, this is not an easy book to stomach, but it's good for you, like a timely medicine that utlimately heals."

Reviewed by Anino Ellis on NetGalley, May 25, 2016

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  1. Springfield, MO
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: Female
    3 Stars Out Of 5
    Good Lessons - If You Are Mostly Content With Life But Looking For More Depth
    September 15, 2016
    Deuce Skunks
    Springfield, MO
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: Female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 4
    The 10 Greatest Struggles Of Your Life by Colin S. Smith is intended to help the reader utilize the Ten Commandments in order to discover areas of your life that are out of sync with God's will, and receive wisdom to help you break through these struggles. The book contains an introduction, ten chapters, and a 30-page study guide to help you apply the lessons from each chapter. Each chapter is written to address a strugglereflectingthe commandment it shares a number with. The struggles (in order) are God, Worship, Religion, Time, Authority, Peace, Purity, Integrity, Truth, and Contentment.

    First, the things I like about this book...In the application suggestions (in the included study guide), there are three suggestions given for each chapter: Baby Step, Substantial Move, and Radical Life-Change. This allows the reader to find an application that correlates with their current level of progression on their spiritual journey... I also like that each chapter is broken into several segments, making it easy to read portions of it when you can't get a long block of free-time.

    Unfortunately, my list of dislikes is longer than my list of likes. I spent most of my reading time trying to figure out the intended audience (knowing that somehow it wasn't me). It seems to jump back and forth between speaking to the new-believer and the longtime Christian, without much time spent in between the two. This could lead to a lot of confusion for new-believers, as well as potentially leaving them feeling very inadequate for the journey, rather than embracing it. Also, several parts of the book seem to be redundant and jump around a lot so it's hard in places to figure out what point the author is trying to make.

    Honestly, my strongest complaint about this book is more of a warning than anything else. I think the subtitle (Finding Freedom In God's Commands) could be misleading to the wrong person. I'm at the point in my journey where I'm struggling with self-worth and shame, and was hoping that said "freedom" could help me embrace God's love and forgiveness more fully by rediscovering the Ten Commandments. That's why I got this book. However, most of the book is dedicated to pointing out our short-comings as humans and how we all fall short of perfection, and that none of us can live up to these Commandments. While I agree that we all sin and fall short of perfection, and that we all need God's forgiveness and redemption, focusing on your short-comings is not the best way to feel "freedom" if you are already in a pit of despair. I fear that to the wrong person, this book could simply add fuel to a chaotic spiral and make their already low sense of self feel even more devastated.

    So, please, only read this book is you have a relatively strong sense of contentment with where your life is at this present moment, and are looking for ways to build a closer relationship with Christ by tightening your level of commitment toward following His example. This book is not recommended for use to build contentment if your present life is radically different than how you would desire to have it.

    Overall, I'm giving this book 3/5 stars.

    *Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher for the purpose of this honest review.*
  2. Sydney Australia
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    True life skills
    October 27, 2012
    Compo18
    Sydney Australia
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: male
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    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for The Ten Greatest Struggles of Your Life.
    10 commandments is what God gave us for instructions but this always leads us to Jesus Christ our saviour. We all need Jesus so we can be saved. If we truly repent from our sins and ask Jesus into our heart and life we can be saved.
  3. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    September 22, 2010
    Liz Grahn
    This review was written for The Ten Greatest Struggles of Your Life.
    I was searching for some good resources on the Ten Commandments and found this book in my quest. It is both challenging and encouraging. Every Struggle points to our need for Jesus and the goodness of our Loving Father.Colin does an excellent job of representing the scripture in a way that is relevant to daily life.
  4. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    January 23, 2008
    John Braun
    This review was written for The Ten Greatest Struggles of Your Life.
    I have heard Colin touch on the Ten Commandments in his sermons but he really goes into detail here on how they can and should apply in my life. A very humbling read. Looking forward to going through it again.
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