Friday, August 31, 2012

What I'm Reading

My Thoughts

In Steven James' book, Story, he combines poetry, scripture and insight to tell our story from creation to redemption. He weaves the Old Testament with the New Testament and then brings all of it to the blanket of reality we have today. 
This book is beautiful from beginning to end
both in the author's writing and the story he shares.

A few of my favorite quotes:

"Before God created anything, he was daydreaming about me. 
At the dawn of time, I was on his mind. And so were you."

"The image of God is found in our unity as well as our uniqueness."

"You'll never understand Easter without first seeing the chains in your own heart."

"When Jesus calls us to believe, he calls us to step out on a limb, not to fall back into our comfort zone and rely on our own reasonable opinions. He calls us to a radical commitment, never to a practical religiosity."

About the Book

With stunning imagery, powerful poetry, and real-life drama, Story is an inspiring journey from the creation of the world to eternity and everything in between. Consummate storyteller Steven James threads together familiar scenes from Scripture that will awaken your faith and inspire you to live in the reality of Christ's sacrifice. As he untangles the intricacies of the whole story of the Bible, you will rediscover the majesty and the mystery you've been missing.

About the Author

Critically acclaimed author Steven James has written more than thirty books, including Story, A Heart Exposed, and the bestselling Patrick Bowers thriller series. He is considered one of the nation's most innovative storytellers and versatile authors, and is a contributing editor to Writer's Digest. Steven lives in Tennessee with his wife and three daughters.

You can read more about the author and the other books he has written on his website here.
You can follow him on Twitter @sjamesauthor.

You can purchase the book here: - Story.

Available August 2012 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.

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1 comment:

  1. Interesting concept for a book, very intriguing. Thank you so much for sharing that at Cozy Book Hop!



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