ReadersMagnet Review recommends these five works by Christian authors for the month of August.
The month of August is fast-approaching, and the world is still in peril. Although in some parts of the globe, the fight against the coronavirus and other related woes are yielding positive results, many countries are still suffering from the economic and moral crisis. There is a great need to seek spiritual guidance and inspiration. ReadersMagnet Review hopes that these five books will somehow bring hope and encouragement in these trying times.
Battlefield of the Mind by Joyce Meyer
Joyce Meyer is a prominent figure in Bible education. Her TV and radio broadcast, Enjoying Everyday Life is airing on more than 400 television networks and 400 radio stations across the globe. Her inspirational talks have helped millions of watchers and readers. In 1995, Meyer published an inspirational book that would not only become a best-seller but would also become a guide for those who want to change their lives for the better. Battlefield of the Mind is a tool against anxiety, depression, doubt, anger, and prejudice. In her book, Meyer imparts to her readers how to win over negative thoughts, and soldier on in life. Using personal stories, biblical truth, and words of wisdom, Meyer equips the readers with a renewed mindset, one that they can use to win life’s battles.
Apocalypse Here and Now! Are You Ready? by Betsy Fritcha
Since 2017, author and Bible expert Betsy Fritch has published several books. One of her latest works is the book Apocalypse Here and Now! Are You Ready? which was published in 2019. The book holds the answer to some of the most frequently asked questions- “Why am I so unsettled? Why do I sense such foreboding in my circumstances? Why do I seem to be so scared about what I do not even understand?” Apocalypse Here and Now! Are You Ready? is book by Fritcha on the voice of God. It is considered as a guide in finding essential truths about faith, God, life, as well as the coming of the end of days. With Betsy Fritcha’s sharp insights on various topics and a writing style that is praise-worthy, Apocalypse Here and Now! Are You Ready is bound to educate both those who are just beginning to study the Bible and those who have spent years of Biblical research. It is a truly remarkable book.
Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World by Max Lucado 2017
Max Lucado is a best-selling Christian author known for his books which include You Are Special (1997), Traveling Light (2001), and Facing Your Giants (2006). He has authored almost a hundred books. Anxious for Nothing: FDinding Calm is a Chaotic World that is a self-help spiritual book published in 2017. In this particular book, Lucado focuses on fighting anxiety and healing from it. Lucado provides readers with a blueprint on how to treat anxiety through a five-session Bible study. He encourages everyone to pray and meditate, and to lift everything to God. Instead of dwelling in fear and doubt, he invites readers to celebrate God’s goodness and to focus your thoughts on the good things around. Anxious for Nothing is a timely read especially with what the world is experiencing right now.
The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For? by Rick Warren
It’s hard not to include this on our list. With over 50 million copies sold in more than 85 languages, Rick Warren’s The Purpose Driven Life is one of the most successful Christian books in recent history. Published in 2002, it has greatly influenced many readers both Christians and non-Christians. It has influence celebrities, sports heroes, and even political leaders. Rick Warren’s book is divided into three parts, each tries to guide readers in seeking the answer a very important question we often ask ourselves. The book is consists of The Question of Existence: Why I am alive?, The Question of Significance: Does my life matter?, and The Question of Purpose: What on earth am I here for? The book’s 42 chapters will expound more about how you can effectively perform God’s design for your life. Filled with honesty, enlightenment, and inspiration, The Purpose Driven Life is a must-read for all.
The Armor of God by Priscilla Shirer
Published in 2015, Priscilla Shirer’s The Armor of God is designed to be read by women. Just like many of Priscilla Shirer’s works, The Armor of God centers on empowering women spiritually against the daily forces of evil that intend to destroy everything that is important-“ your heart, your mind, your marriage, your children, your relationships, your resilience, your dreams, your destiny.” In her book, Shirer helps readers develop a personalized battle plan that is designed to ensure the victory of society’s evils. The Armor of God also includes 6 weeks of homework materials to be completed within 7 group sessions, prayer cards, as well as guide questions for small group discussions. It is a perfect book that you can enjoy with friends and family while staying inside your homes.