Good News for Weary Women: Escaping the Bondage of To-Do Lists, Steps, and Bad Advice

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Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. #ad - Free yourself today from the endless stream of bad advice and discover the true rest God offers. Every morning we are greeted with a long list of to-dos: get the kids up and out the door on time, put in a full day at the office, spend an hour at the gym, of course, have a meaningful quiet time, prepare a healthy and delicious meal organic and locally grown, and make sure the sink sparkles before you go to bed.

And the messages we receive at church, and from the media only perpetuate these unrealistic expectations, on Facebook, creating a relentless cycle of exhaustion. But the bigger problem occurs when we start to feel as if our worth is measured by our to-do lists. These are all good things to do, of course.

Good News for Weary Women: Escaping the Bondage of To-Do Lists, Steps, and Bad Advice #ad - As elyse fitzpatrick has traveled this country, she has seen increasing evidence of this weariness epidemic invading our churches and communities. Are you exhausted? Women today really do feel the weight of the world on their shoulders. And she has good news for women everywhere: there is hope! God doesn’t judge us by our to-do lists.

Oh, and don’t forget to look great and smile while you’re doing it. Instead, He calls us to faith.

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Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus

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Crossway #ad - But what exactly do we mean by “good?” and is “being good” really the point?mother-daughter team Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson contend that every way we try to make our kids “good” is simply an extension of Old Testament Law―a set of standards that is not only unable to save our children, but also powerless to change them.

No, rules are not the answer. What they need is grace. We must tell our kids of the grace-giving God who freely adopts rebels and transforms them into loving sons and daughters. Gospel. Christian parenting. Parenting. If this is not the message your children hear, if you are just telling them to “be good, ” then the gospel needs to transform your parenting too.

Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus #ad - Give them grace is a revolutionary perspective on parenting that shows us how to receive the gospel afresh and give grace in abundance, helping our children know the dazzling love of Jesus and respond with heartfelt obedience. Over 100, 000 copies soldAll of us want to raise good kids. And we want to be good parents.

Christian. Christ.

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Satisfy My Thirsty Soul: For I am desperate for Your presence

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NavPress #ad - Find rest and freedom from stress and grief in God’s forgiveness. Christian parenting. Women have an innate thirst for true, genuine intimacy. Christian. Gospel. Parenting. Author linda dillow believes that this desire is created―and can only be satisfied―by a relationship with God. Christ. This 12-week devotional Bible study encourages you to move from concept into practice and establish a lifestyle of worship.

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Because He Loves Me: How Christ Transforms Our Daily Life

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Crossway #ad - Parenting. Christian parenting. Now available in paperback. Christ. Christian. Fitzpatrick asks one simple question: “in your pursuit of godliness, united with the Son, have you left Jesus behind?” We need to be rescued from our “identity amnesia” and pointed to our true identity as God’s beloved children―adopted by the Father, and empowered by the Holy Spirit.

Fitzpatrick shows how a genuine transformation of identity leads to a transformation of our daily lives. God’s love has the power to change lives. Christians, should exhibit the greatest transformation of all because, rightly understood and cherished, then, God’s love makes them increasingly more like the One who has lavished his love on them.

Because He Loves Me: How Christ Transforms Our Daily Life #ad - So why do we so often struggle to exhibit God’s love? Biblical counselor Elyse M. Gospel. Study questions and invitations to further discovery conclude each chapter. Those who struggle with either legalism or lawlessness will find encouragement to return to God’s love, the source of authentic and lasting change.

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Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds Second Edition

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Crossway #ad - Christian. But sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. Gospel. Christ. Over 250, 000 copies soldnow includes brand-new study Questions for Each Chapter“A must-read for every woman interested in teaching and leading Bible discussion groups in your church. Nancy guthrie, author, even better than EdenWe all know it’s important to study God’s word.

This book will equip you to engage God’s word in a way that trains your mind and transforms your heart. Parenting. Christian parenting. What’s more, emotionally driven approaches, a lack of time, and past frustrations can erode our resolve to keep growing in our knowledge of Scripture. How can we, as christian women, keep our focus and sustain our passion when reading the Bible?Women of the Word has helped countless women with a clear and concise plan they can use every time they open their Bible.

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Love to Eat, Hate to Eat: Breaking the Bondage of Destructive Eating Habits

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Harvest House Publishers #ad - Christian. Isn't there a better way to break the cycle in the battle of the bulge?After years of futile dieting, readers know there's more to weight control than what they eat. Identify your desctructive eating habits. More than 80 percent of all Americans have been on a diet at some point in their lives. Low fat, low carb, high protein—you name it—they've tried it.

Love to Eat, Hate to Eat: Breaking the Bondage of Destructive Eating Habits #ad - Surrunder your desire for control. Having discovered the power that food has over their lives, Worry, and Anxiety, author of Overcoming Fear, counselor Elyse Fitzpatrick, helps them:identify destructive eating habitsbreak the vicious cycle of emotional eatingdevelop a flexible plan suited to unique situationsGod knows everything about us.

. Where we've been and where we're going. Develop a flexible plan suited to your unique situation. Because he knows us so well, He can deeply transform us, giving us the contentment we long for. Break the vicious cycle of emotional eating. Christian parenting. Parenting. Gospel.

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Comforts from the Cross Redesign: Celebrating the Gospel One Day at a Time

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Crossway #ad - Identify your desctructive eating habits. Break the vicious cycle of emotional eating. Gospel. Elyse fitzpatrick shows how gospel truths such as justification, sanctification, and redemption can refresh women’s souls every day. Parenting. Christian parenting. Develop a flexible plan suited to your unique situation.

Many women don’t always find solace in their relationship with Christ because they don’t see how his life, death, and resurrection connect with daily pressures and frustrations. Comforts from the cross provides bite-sized readings to remind women of their place in Christ and of his love in the midst of their busy lives.

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Idols of the Heart: Learning to Long for God Alone, Revised and Updated

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P & R Publishing #ad - Revised edition. Identify your desctructive eating habits. Do you feel discouraged, even defeated, desires, anger, in your battle against habitual sin? Are you dismayed or surprised by the situations that bring out your fear, or distress? Elyse Fitzpatrick delves into the heart of the problem: deep down, we're all idol-worshippers who put our loves, and expectations in God's place—and then suffer the consequences of our misplaced affections.

Idols of the Heart: Learning to Long for God Alone, Revised and Updated #ad - Fitzpatrick shows us how to better search and know our hearts, long for our gracious Savior, and resist and crush our false gods. Develop a flexible plan suited to your unique situation. Includes questions for further thought. Christian. Surrunder your desire for control. Yet god loves his people and can use even our messy lives and struggles for his glory.

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The Afternoon of Life: Finding Purpose and Joy in Midlife

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P & R Publishing #ad - Christ. Develop a flexible plan suited to your unique situation. Break the vicious cycle of emotional eating. How do we make the necessary adjustments? How do we handle all this? Elyse Fitzpatrick shows us how our faith can be at the center of how we respond to these life changes. With humor, and biblical wisdom, transparency, she helps us see that God-s purpose in bringing us through this time is to glorify himself and sanctify us.

There are questions at the end of each chapter to help women during what may be the most difficult time they will face. As we age, we wonder at the many changes occurring in our lives. Christian parenting. Christian. Surrunder your desire for control. Identify your desctructive eating habits. The afternoon of Life is written for women in the middle years of their lives.

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Comforts from Romans: Celebrating the Gospel One Day at a Time

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Crossway #ad - Christ. Christian. Yet most of us don’t have time to dive into a lengthy commentary on the book of Romans―the book Paul wrote in order to showcase the glorious riches of the gospel. Thankfully seasoned counselor and author Elyse Fitzpatrick makes the message of Romans readily accessible in 31 devotional-like chapters on what Martin Luther called “the very purest Gospel.

Perfect for even the busiest of us, Elyse helps us grasp the practicality of the gospel message and experience the deep comforts articulated in the book of Romans. Although we may go to bed at night believing the gospel, we wake up every morning needing to hear it again. Develop a flexible plan suited to your unique situation.

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Caring for One Another: 8 Ways to Cultivate Meaningful Relationships

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Crossway #ad - You can ask for help with sinful struggles, and someone prays with you. The goal of this book is that these meaningful relationships will become a natural part of daily life in your church. Develop a flexible plan suited to your unique situation. Parenting. Break the vicious cycle of emotional eating. You can speak of your pain, and someone responds with compassion and prayer.

An interconnected group of people who entrust themselves to each other. Christ. With short chapters and discussion questions meant to be read in a group setting, needy people care for other ordinary, Ed Welch guides small groups through eight lessons that show what it looks like when ordinary, needy people in everyday life.

Caring for One Another: 8 Ways to Cultivate Meaningful Relationships #ad - Christian parenting. You can speak of your joys, and someone rejoices with you. Identify your desctructive eating habits. Christian. Surrunder your desire for control. Imagine. Gospel.

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