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Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Multnomah Books
Publication Date: 2011
|Dimensions: 7.25 X 5.00 (inches)|
Hell answer your deepest longings.
Do you enjoy the soul-satisfying intimacy with God you were created for? In this heartfelt devotional, beloved author Ruth Myers invites you to a personal, daily encounter with your first, last, and best love.
Each brief but deeply satisfying reading explores the riches of Gods passion for you and your true identity as one in whom He delights. As you engage your heart with His, youll discover anew the joy of hearing Him speak to you individually, tenderly, in life-changing ways that will root you firmly in relationship with Him.
Experience lavish love, astounding mercyand an intimacy more satisfying than youd ever imagined possible. Draw near to God, and Hell draw near to you.
Ruth Myers served alongside her husband, Warren, with The Navigators in Asia for nearly fifty years, teaching men and women how to experience God and His Word. Together they coauthored several books and devotionals, including the popular 31 Days of Praise and 31 Days of Prayer.
Becky5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent!!December 22, 2014BeckyI love this book! Purchased for myself then bought many more to give as gifts. Great focus on scripture and wonderful daily devotional.
MarySouth CarolinaAge: 45-54Gender: Female5 Stars Out Of 5Thirty-One Days of Drawing Near to God: Resting Securely in His DelightNovember 10, 2014MarySouth CarolinaAge: 45-54Gender: FemaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book is nothing short of amazing. This book will minister to you at a very deep and intimate level. The truths in this book are intensely personal and will draw you close to the Father's heart as you begin to learn of His deep love for you. What an tremendous gift this book is to the Body of Christ. Be prepared to be taken into a deeper understanding of God's love for you. Read with your heart open to receive from the Lord.
Sophie and MommaAge: 18-24Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Very Personal Devotional--Enjoyed thoroughlyFebruary 10, 2012Sophie and MommaAge: 18-24Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5At first I was skeptical as to how this book would impact me. I felt like this would be a typical 31 days of devotionals. I found myself drawn deeper and deeper into the truth of 1.) Who we are in Christ and 2.) How God our Heavenly Father views us.
I really appreciate how Ruth draws from her own life experience and is very transparent and almost "face to face" to me as the reader. She is very personal and that is something I was not expecting in a devotional book--I love it! Her faith in God is not fake. Her faith and trust in the Word of God is seen as well. I am encouraged by how deep her relationship is with God, and really hope that day by day I can draw closer to God until he comes.
Ruth includes a lot of verses that are meaningful to her and with each day reveals Scripture that is relevant for that Chapter/Day. She offers up a prayer and space at the end of the book to where we can write what verse sticks out and is meaningful to us that day.
I really enjoy this book, and recommend it for those desiring a closer relationship, deeper and more intimate relationship with Him.
I received this book for free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group for this review.
Happy HeartPekin, ILAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Practical for Praise and AdorationJuly 1, 2011Happy HeartPekin, ILAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Who wouldn't want to draw nearer to God? Ruth Myers subtitle lures you in even further--"Resting Securely in His Delight." 31 Days will be a book you will keep on your shelf to read again and again. I plan to make it part of my regular devotions as I follow the ACTS plan--adoration, confession, thanksgiving, and supplication." Adoration includes praising God for Who He is, not what He has done for me--that is thanksgiving. This books breathes adoration. Scriptures pour forth from the book describing the one-of-a-kind intimate walk God desires to have with each of us. Ruth doesn't use her opinions. She quotes the real truth. Each day she weaves the Word with threads of gold and silver masterfully picturing the treasure God sees in each of us. A prayer summarizes the chapter's focus. Chapters range from "His Love for Me Is Lavish" to "He Is Always in Control." At the end of each chapter, there are Scriptures to explore, and then an interactive question to ask yourself., "Which of these verses catches my attention most?" At the bottom of the page or in a noteboook or journal you are encouraged to record your thoughts.
This book came out of her own journaling and recording her thoughts. I like that. This quote from it seems to me to be the crux of it all: The secret of a satisfied heart is not the pursuit of satisfaction or happiness. Satisfaction and happiness are by-products of the pursuit of God. Discovering God and HIs love not just in our minds but also in our actual experience--this is the basis of true joy in life. It is alo the basis for true growth in Christlikeness, which, in turn, brings us still greater joy."
At the end of my 31-day journey, I truly had drawn nearer to God, and rested more securely in His delight.
I received this book for free from Multinomah as part of their blogging for books program.
Pilar ArsenecNew JerseyAge: 45-54Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5RefreshingApril 23, 2011Pilar ArsenecNew JerseyAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4I received this book for free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group for this review and it was a pleasant surprise. I really enjoyed reading this every morning for 31 days. I especially loved reading about author's life and experiences. I've always enjoyed reading about people's lives and their struggles, especially those whom are believers. How they deal with adverse situations with faith and endurance; it encourages me. This book was refreshing as it contained many spiritual nuggets. I was left meditating and contemplating on the truths I received from this devotion. Ruth Myers prolifically draws you in with her life experience and spiritual wisdom. This book did exactly what the title suggests... if you are going through a period of time that is difficult or you feel the Lord is distant, I would encourage you to read this book. It was very refreshing spiritually.