Sometimes we even question God's reasons for allowing bad things to happen. When we really need comfort, we need to know how to pray. This book gives the reader a kind of "road m Comforting Words This book gives the reader a kind of "road map" with directions on reaching out to God during difficult times. In this book, you will find prayers for many different circumstances. There is also a Bible Study at the end of the book which reviews each chapter and asks the reader to answer questions about what they have read.
Some of the chapters include help with praying for hope and healing, turning over your troubles to God, and finding peace through prayer.
Praying Through Hard Times: Finding Strength in God's Presence
Throughout the book, there are prayers and Bible verses which are very helpful. If you are seeking peace and understanding in your life, "Praying Through Hard Times" will be a very valuable addition to your bookshelf. I highly recommend this book. It helped me to learn how to pray when I'm not exactly sure what to pray or how to do it.
It will lead you through trying times and will give you hope when you feel hopeless. I received this book from the publisher, through The Book Club Network bookfun. Jun 15, Nancee rated it really liked it Recommended to Nancee by: We all struggle through difficult times, sometimes insurmountable obstacles overwhelming us.
Having the strength to let go and let God can be challenging during those times. The enemy lurks, wanting us to give up. Each chapter in this inspiring book reveals practical methods to put to use in our daily prayer lives. The chapters begin with a quotation from a famou We all struggle through difficult times, sometimes insurmountable obstacles overwhelming us.
The chapters begin with a quotation from a famous spiritual source, and an example of difficult times that the author has experienced in her life. A "trip to the oasis" is a quotation from the Psalms that can be read as a prayer, culminating into a "prayer experience.enter
Praying Through Hard Times: Finding Strength in God's Presence
I found some very useful concepts and methods to connect spiritually through the routines expressed in this book. I recommend it for focusing on a strong and meaningful prayer life. I received a copy of this book from Revell through the Book Fun For Readers Only program in exchange for my honest review. All opinions expressed are my own and no monetary compensation was received for this review.
Jun 06, Cheri Swalwell rated it it was amazing. Praying Through Hard Times, by Linda Evans Shepherd, grabbed me from the beginning as she invited me into her life and some of the struggles she has faced in this lifetime.
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I have read many books about how to triumph through difficulties and God has been teaching our family His truths through a somewhat difficult path this past year and I have to say, I was really encouraged by her book as she reiterated a lot of what God has been teaching me already. It was great to see how she drew me in with Praying Through Hard Times, by Linda Evans Shepherd, grabbed me from the beginning as she invited me into her life and some of the struggles she has faced in this lifetime. This is a book that is great to read alone or with a group of friends, one friend, or a whole Bible study.
I have already pointed another friend toward this book as she is facing uncertainty in her life as well. So many people are hurting - this is a great book to recommend to help them keep focused on the One who truly can help and heal. I received this book for free from BookClubNetwork in exchange for my honest review. Jun 26, Becky Lewis rated it it was amazing Shelves: Seek God wholeheartedly; be amazed by answers. Praying Through Hard Times is an encouraging book, written to remind us that we can have God's peace and presence in the most difficult of circumstances.
Linda Evans Shepherd uses plenty of examples from her own life and from others', showing how God will work through our circumstances to transform us as we seek HIM, not just a particular answer to prayer. Shepherd talks about finding God in our circumstances, praying against the spirit of strife, and Seek God wholeheartedly; be amazed by answers. Shepherd talks about finding God in our circumstances, praying against the spirit of strife, and praying for breakthroughs, among other topics. Memorable ideas are boxed off to the side.
Each chapter has a "Trip to the Oasis", a prayer of the Psalmist; and a suggested prayer following; plus a link to a corresponding video. There are discussion questions at the end of the book.
Praying Through Hard Times – Finding Strength in God’s Presence
Great for a group or personal study. Two of my favorite take-aways: The key is to seek God's face with your whole heart. Jun 14, Diana Montgomery rated it it was amazing. Praying through Hard Times By: Linda Evans Shepherd Linda Evans Shepherd shows how God's answers to prayer may not come packaged in the ways we would expect, but they do come in ways that will transform our lives.
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Another great study guide by Linda Evans Shepherd. During t Praying through Hard Times By: During the hard times is when we see where we most hand things over to God give him all our burdens and worries. Easy to say but not so easy to do. Through this book Linda shows us how we can do this. Even when we are in our deepest valley we can draw closer to God. Prayer is the big key. Our prayers may not even be answered the way we think they should. God does know what is best for our lives.
I love how Linda has written the book. Discussion, Prayer experience, their are also video sites to go too. In the back of the book is a Bible study and Discussion Guide. Bible verses to help out through out. I would recommend it as a group study. I really enjoyed the study.
Jul 26, Debora Wilder rated it really liked it. I received a free copy of this book through The Book Club Network in exchange for my honest opinion. Each chapter in this book was very well presented. They were full of wonderful points and insights. I liked the fact that a lot of scripture was used to support the points that were made. The one downside for me in this book is that some of the ch I received a free copy of this book through The Book Club Network in exchange for my honest opinion.
The one downside for me in this book is that some of the chapters did not seem to fit together very well. At times this was a distraction that I had to struggle to get past. I do recommend this book to anyone that has ever had to, or will have to, go through hard times of any kind. Since we are all humans living in an imperfect world that should include all of us.
Jul 20, Crystal Scott rated it really liked it. I know I am guilty of this but I know that prayer is the only way I am going to get through the hard times. Shepherd will show you how to see God in those times of trouble.
Written from her own experiences, Ms. Shepherd offers strategies for surviving those times, tells us to give up the worrying and stress and to pray through the pai Praying Through Hard Times By Linda Evans Shepherd How many of us find it hard to always pray during the hard times we go through? Shepherd offers strategies for surviving those times, tells us to give up the worrying and stress and to pray through the pain and finding peace. Peace that is only offered through Jesus Christ. Thank you to BookFun. Jun 08, Linda Ortiz rated it really liked it. How to pray and seek God through difficult times through life journeys.
Reading this book brought back clarification of things I already knew. Helping me to have more faith in Christ through my hard times. Linda talks about her experiences and difficulties in life that helped her trust in God. I received this book from The Book Club Network to review. I recommend this book to everyone who is struggling Linda Evans Shepherd, Praying through Hard Times was book about hope, trust, and faith in God. I recommend this book to everyone who is struggling or not struggling, but need tools to help you in your Christian walk.
You will be enlightened and encouraged. Jul 26, Victoria Brinius rated it really liked it. This is a great book to read in small intervals so you can digest what you are reading. You can also try some of the examples. My favorite part was to show love to others is to show God's presence. It will also be a better world if we all have pure hearts and are true and kind. I have read books like this before, but it was too hard to follow along. However this author uses every day situations that I could relate to and it made it a lot easier to try.
This book also made me think about how I ha This is a great book to read in small intervals so you can digest what you are reading. This book also made me think about how I have acted in the past, and how I will in the future. Jun 24, Joan rated it it was amazing. This is a very encouraging book. Shepherd does more than just cover prayer. She writes from her own experience, having a child with severe disabilities. What she has learned in her own Christian walk is encouraging and gives hope. The book gives the Christian a good strategy for trusting God and abiding with Him during difficult times.
Potential readers should know that she has experienced visions and seen the reality of demons. See my full review at http: I received a complimenta This is a very encouraging book. I received a complimentary copy of this book through the Book Club Network for the purpose of an independent and honest review. Jun 03, Chris rated it it was amazing.
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I am so glad you have followed what God has planned for your life. What a great example of a everyday person doing what God has called you to do.
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