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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Living With Confidence in a Chaotic World

Living With Confidence in a Chaotic World by Dr. David Jeremiah



The Book
Confidence can be hard to come by these days. People are losing their jobs, their homes, and their life savings at an unprecedented rate. Violence, natural disasters, and moral depravity seem to be skyrocketing. In the midst of all this chaos, we need to know “What on earth should we do now?.” Dr. Jeremiah brings a message of hope and confidence from the priceless counsel of the Word of God. He answers the urgent questions that people have concerning the state of our world and what they should do in response to that state.

Review
After reading this insightfully written book, I realize that I need and desire to go back and read its predecessor, “What In The World Is Going On”? Dr. Jeremiah writes about today’s world with a higher knowledge regarding God’s instruction regarding how to live in such a immoral, ungodly world. The examples, scriptures and stories he relates to each topic in the book give the reader a greater understanding of what type of Christian life we need to be living. Each topic is covered in depth with scriptures for reference and with Christ’s words and instructions. He explains that we are to stay: calm, compassionate, constructive, challenged, connected, centered, confident, consistent, committed and convinced! Readers of this book will feel a renewed commitment to their beliefs and to learning more about God’s word.

I found it comforting yet a challenging book. Do I really love Jesus and believe that he loves me without boundaries? How strong is my Faith? Do I truly know how to turn things over to Jesus? It was a blessing to be reminded that we don’t need to worry and should NOT worry. God is always there and he is always in control.

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