Everything: What You Give and What You Gain to Become Like Jesus

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Oct 15, 2012 - Religion - 224 pages
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“I don’t write this book as a condemnation or as a sermon. The last thing I want to do is provide a ‘how to be the best Christian in ten easy steps’ guide. I pen these words as a fellow struggler who is learning that what we think about God matters, how we allow Him to reign in our hearts matters, and how we obey Him in the moment matters. It all matters. Everything.”

Author and speaker Mary DeMuth has been abused, foreclosed, abandoned, and betrayed. She has been pressed and drained till it was too much . . .

But it was just enough to bring her to a place of surrender, piece by precious piece. In that surrender, she found the freedom of giving everything to God. And through Scripture, community, and the work of the Holy Spirit, she gives it all over again, every day.

In this gentle and challenging book, DeMuth describes the process and the nuances that shape us to be more like Christ. Her words are clear, vulnerable, and thought provoking, and every chapter is infused with Scripture.

Most of all, DeMuth provides personal and practical evidence that there is no greater pursuit than Christ. We must surrender everything, but it does not compare to the Everything He is, the Everything He gives.

 

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Really good book!

User Review  - Bree - Christianbook.com

To me, the goal of every Christian should be to live like Jesus. In the book, Everything, author Mary DeMuth writes about exactly what it takes to grow in Christ and become like Him. I have to warn ... Read full review

Surrendering It All

User Review  - Heather King - Christianbook.com

In her book, Everything, Mary DeMuth writes about letting God transform every part of our lives---our thinking, our hearts, and our hands. We can give it all to Jesus and trust Him with the results ... Read full review

Contents

HeadWhat We think
1
HeartWho We are
63
HandsHow We Live
125
The Everything Life
195
Acknowledgments
199
Notes
201
About the Author
205
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About the author (2012)

Mary DeMuth is the author of several southern novels, including A Slow Burn, Life in Defiance, and the Christy award finalists, Watching the Tree Limbs and Daisy Chain.  She’s also written four parenting books and a memoir, Thin Places. She’s passionate about the written word, teaching, and mentoring writers. Mary lives in Texas with her husband, Patrick, and their three children.

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