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Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2011
A Scripture-led devotional to encourage and bless time between fathers and their heavenly Father.
Time with God for Fathers is filled with ninety devotions that encourage fathers to spend time on their relationship with the Lord in prayer, thanksgiving, and praise. Devotions are topical and include: forgiveness, wisdom, comfort, guidance, and strength. A Quick Scripture Reference Guide is included to help fathers in their day-to-day walk with God and fatherhood. Subjects consist of "Father's Prayers", "God's Promises for Fathers", "God's Blessings for Fathers", "Responsibilities for Fathers", and "God's Dynamic Examples of Fathers".
Jack Countryman is the founder of JCountryman® Gift Books, a division of Thomas Nelson Publishers, and the recipient of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Jordan Lifetime Achievement Award. Over the past 30 years he has developed bestselling gift books such as Gods Promises® for Your Every Need, Gods Promises® for Men, Gods Promises® for Women, and God Listens. Countrymans books have sold more than 20 million units.
GospelScribeAge: 45-54Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Great Devotional for Fathers!August 1, 2011GospelScribeAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5An excellent and practical devotional for Christian dads. Would have been great if the author had expanded the book beyond the 96 devotional entries. However, the content provided within the existing devotional is wonderful.
All references are to the Almighty and the enabling power of the Holy Spirit! This makes it an excellent read for a Christian man who's into works of the flesh. Every devotional is centered primarily, and exclusively, on the grace of God, rather than the "works" of man.
The devotionals are an encouragement to anyone who has grown "battle weary" with the tough job of raising children.
dgreegorMIAge: 25-34Gender: male4 Stars Out Of 5Simple but directApril 9, 2011dgreegorMIAge: 25-34Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4**I received this complimentary copy from Booksneeze.com. The opinions and views are my own.**
This little book is a great book for those that would like some thoughts to meditate upon throughout the day. There is no poignant sayings or witty anecdotes. Rather the book is just some simple, but powerfully introspective-causing, thoughts about being a father. I would recommend that a father read this every morning with their personal devotions.
Dr JSKAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5March 29, 2011Dr JSKAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5"A Time With God For Fathers," written by Jack Countryman, is a devotional book designed specifically for fathers of faith. This book is designed to enhance the life of a father in such a way that it is passed along to their families.
The choice in devotional categories used is exceptional, as they have the ability to tap into the heart of any father or grandfather causing them to reflect upon their own relationship with God and the effect said relationship has on others.
The categories range from the topic of prayer, the contagiousness of kindness, the act of forgiveness, the necessity of discipline, the confessing of sins, the finding of joy, the need for praise, the correctness of attitude, the releasing of worry, the promises of God, the inevitability of change, and the cultivating of character.
All in all, this devotional book is a recommended read by all seeking to enhance their relationship with God but also within its intended purpose as a gift to pass along to any father, grandfather, or father-to-be on Father's Day or any other day of the year.
Dr. Jeff Krupinski
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.
ShaneeKingston Springs, TNAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great Devotional for FathersMarch 27, 2011ShaneeKingston Springs, TNAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Time with God for Fathers by Jack Countryman is a great gift idea for the male role model in your life. It is filled with three months worth of 2-minute devotions. Each day pairs a Bible verse with a unique insight targeted specifically to fathers. The book is a well crafted hard cover with a page marker. The book also includes 6 sections in the back regarding prayer and where to look in the bible in different situations. It covers things from the scriptural responsibilities of fathers to biblical examples of fathers. The final pages in the book are for personal reflections and notes which makes this a complete all-in-one prayer and devotional book for dads.
I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneezeÃÂ®.com <http://BookSneezeÃÂ®.com> book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255
SC2424VermontAge: 35-44Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Nice gift for Fathers' Day!March 26, 2011SC2424VermontAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4This book, Time with God for Fathers is a nice little devotional to supplement a man's time with God. It is set up as a little reading for each day, so for about 3 months there is a Scripture passage followed by a very short (one paragraph) discussion of a topic as it relates to that passage. Topics range from prayer to trouble to hope to security, blessings, gratitude, kindness, and many more that will resound with most men today.
The book itself is a nice compact size, with a hard cover and a built-in elastic bookmark, which I especially liked. The back section has several pages of helps (to find certain passages in the Bible on topics such as God's blessings to fathers, examples of fathers, blessings for fathers, and so forth). There are also several pages at the back with blank lines for note taking.
All in all, I think this book is a nice little gift book. Its discussions are not deep or lengthy, but it's good for a quick read on timely topics for a man's life. I'd suggest it as a giftÃ¢â¬âwhat a great idea for Father's Day!
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneezeÃÂ®.com book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review.