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Mysteries, polka dots, California Rolls, TJ Maxx, cozy blankets, rainy days and getting the first spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar make me smile. Spiders, rude people, cold fingers and toes, baby leashes, people that don't wrap their packages before going to the Post Office, poison ivy and Math (pretty much all of it) make me want to scream. My perfect day would be spent with my wonderful husband and sweet girls- watching movies in our jammies! Of course, having the movie theater to ourselves would be great, too. Please pass the popcorn and M&M's.:) I am saved by the grace of God. He is my constant companion and hears my every prayer. What a blessing! I'd love to hear from you! Lori at toosillysisters@cox.net

Friday, November 20, 2015

The Men's Devotional Bible Review and Giveaway!

And the winner is.... Jennifer Russell!!!! Congratulations, Jennifer!



My Husband's Thoughts:

I have to say that I was a bit skeptical when my wife asked me to be a “guest blogger” and review The Men’s Devotional Bible for her website.  I know how much work goes in to reviewing and blogging since I have witnessed Lori working on reviews for many hours. 

I am by no means an authority on the Bible. A couple years ago I did read the entire bible as YouVersion reminded me every day for a year. After I finished I looked back and realized that even though I could say I read it all, I really didn’t have a good understanding of how it all fit together and practical applications in today’s world.

When I was in school the first thing I would always do with my new text books would be to look in the back at the appendices. There would always be useful information that would save time later and answer many questions that I would have during the class.  No exception here—there are fourteen articles that deal with things like marriage, fathering, a man’s identity, and doubt from a man’s perspective. I was also pleased to read that not only are they are current with today’s world but they tie a man’s current struggles and issues with specific passages in the bible and how they apply today.

I also found a dictionary and an index of devotionals.  The 365 devotionals are spread throughout the bible.  I really enjoy reading them since they give background and context as well as how the passage relates to today’s world.  Overall I am very happy that I decided to review this devotional bible and now it looks like I will be reading the Bible again except this time I will be getting much more out of it.  Thank you for letting me do this review.




*Please leave a comment on this post if you'd like an opportunity to WIN a copy of The Men's Devotional Bible! What a wonderful Christmas gift!*



About the ESV Men's Devotional Bible:
Our world presents daily distractions that can easily displace Christ as the center of a man's heart and life.  The goal of the ESV Men's Devotional Bible is to strengthen and encourage men through the life-giving Word of God and sound devotional content aimed at nurturing godliness.  With 365 theologically rich and gospel-centered devotions drawn directly from the Bible, this all-new resource was created under the editorial oversight of Dr. Sam Storms with contributions from over fifty Christian leaders.  Introductions orient men to each book of the Bible, exploring its unique contribution to a man's walk with God.  Thoughtful and instructive articles address the importance of sound doctrine, life in the local church, leadership, the heart, calling, and a host of other relevant issues for today.  The Men's Devotional Bible will strengthen men in their walk with Christ, helping them apply the gospel and the truths of God's Word in their homes, churches, and workplaces. 

Features:
- 365 brand-new devotions
- Brand new book introductions
- 14 brand-new articles
- Dictionary of key terms
- Ribbon marker
- Smyth-sewn binding
- Lifetime guarantee on TruTone edition
- Packaging: slipcase (TruTone), L-card (HC), permanent slipcase (Cloth over Board) 

Retail Price: $34.99

About Crossway:
The purpose of Crossway has been, from its founding as a not-for-profit ministry in 1938, to publish gospel-centered, Bible-centered content that will honor our Savior and serve his Church.   They seek to help people understand the massive implications of the gospel and the truth of God's Word, for all of life, for all eternity, and for the glory of God. 

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*My husband was given a copy of this Bible from FlyBy Promotions in exchange for his honest opinion. No other compensation was received.*

4 comments:

Jennifer said...

Thank you for sharing your thoughts.

Jennifer said...

I am so excited about this! Looks like I have missed a lot and I can't wait to catch up! You are such an inspiration Lori!

Rebecca Sibley said...

This is so awesome! I love that your husband reviewed it <3

Emily Cameron said...

I didn't know you had a blog! I that you were just a super awesome Jamberry lady... But you're not. You're a super awesome blogging Jamberry lady! Lol Very cool!