Perfect for teens, young adults, and newlyweds, this book will help you find happiness now and eternally.
It’s like arranged marriages where no one is making the arrangements, and it doesn’t seem to work very well. Here’s what I think it would require: Stop evaluating whether the guy who’s taken an interest in you is strong and tenderhearted enough to raise your future kids.
Francine tells the story of Angel, a young girl sold into prostitution and hardened by years of abuse. But as one who really struggles with the sinful temptation to listen to shame and let it silence me, I can say that many of the messages we hear are fluff. They are devoid of any power to truly slay the spiritual force of darkness behind ungodly shame…
I can’t remember the last time I read a fictional book but Francine Rivers? Oh my goodness, it truly is a must read, fiction or not. She stays for awhile, then leaves him to return to prostitution. Until finally, she runs so far that Michael Hosea can’t possibly find her. and unless you’re a brick wall will move you to tears in doing so. Just in case that person exists, I’ll give a quick summary: Childhood of grief. When shame has it’s nasty tentacles deep in your spirit, you don’t need some humanistic “You’re good enough! I know our current Christian culture loves to give these empty accolades and tells us to just believe these pithy little statements about ourselves and we’ll be okay.
The first describes the biblical background for male-female relationships.
In a sly reference to a book by Joshua Harris, they write, "Even if dating is a worldly notion with which some Christians will be uncomfortable, it is nonetheless something that most of us can't simply kiss goodbye." The book has two sections.