10 in ’15 Book List Announced


Matthew 7:21-10:42

But He said to them, “Why are you fearful, you of little faith?” Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the sea. And there was great calm. Matthew 8:26

While reading this verse today I was struck with the way this version translated Jesus’ words that night out on the sea in the storm. Those three words: fearful and little faith, resounded in my brain. It was the juxtaposition of “fearful” and “little faith”. And it hit me, when we are full of fear it’s because we are empty on faith! Or to put it another way, when our faith tank is empty we end up getting filled with fear (about something or another).

It reminds me of one of my favorite verses in times of trouble, “there is no fear in love; instead, perfect love drives out fear” (1 John 4:18). My friends, love, God’s love drives out fear. If we are low on faith it is most likely because we are low on God’s love and need to fill up on it. Whenever we realize that we’re reacting in fear we need to stop and focus on God’s perfect love for us: that while we were still sinners Christ died for us. You see, God loved YOU so much, that He gave His one and only Son Jesus, so that whoever believes in Him would not die, but have eternal life!

Now that’s love!

And when we fill up on His love for us, we find ourselves filled with faith and emptied of fear! 😀

Drum roll please! ………………………………………………….

It’s the list you’ve all been waiting for! Our 10 books to read in 2015! Everyone who reads all ten books with me and comments on the 10 in ’15 Book Challenge post at the end of each month will receive one SIGNED book of their choice from the “Books” tab on TamarKnochel.com for FREE! And everyone who comments on one of the monthly 10 in ’15 Posts will receive the free e-book of the month! 😀

10 in ’15 Book List & Dates

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Title

Author

Date of Book Club Post

1

Tuesday’s with Morrie

Mitch Albom

Feb 27th

2

The Horse & His Boy

C.S. Lewis

Mar 31st

3

Not a Fan

Kyle Idleman

Apr 30th

4

Unbroken

Laura Hillenbrand

May 31st

5

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Deborah Maggach

Jun 30th

6

What Alice Forgot

Liane Moriarty

Jul 31st

7

They Thought for Themselves

Sid Roth

Aug 31st

8

Divine

Karen Kingsbury

Sep 30th

9

100 Days of Favor

Joseph Prince

Oct 30th

10

Not a Silent Night: Mary Looks Back to Bethlehem

Adam Hamilton

Nov 30th

In December I will send out your FREE SIGNED books!!! 😀

 

Categories: 365 Life, Matthew, Season 3 | 1 Comment

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One thought on “10 in ’15 Book List Announced

  1. Kelly

    I’m so excited! I’ve read two of them before but i will enjoy reading them again. I can’t wait to start!

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