EVERY WOMAN'S BATTLE PROMISE BOOK
God's Words of Encouragement to Guard Your Heart, Mind, and Body
by Shannon Ethridge | Foreward by Stephen Arterburn
Category: Religion - Inspirational | Format: Hardcover | Pub Date: March 2005
ABOUT THIS BOOK
• KEEP YOUR HEART PURE AND TENDER TOWARD YOUR HUSBAND.
• LEAN ON GOD FOR STRENGTH IN TIMES OF WEAKNESS.
• SEEK HIS WISE COUNSEL IN THE MIDST OF TEMPTATION.
• BE REMINDED OF GOD’S PERFECT PLAN FOR YOUR SEXUAL AND EMOTIONAL FULFILLMENT.
It’s no secret that women struggle with sexual integrity. But your unique battle is just as intense as your husband’s–and you may feel a false sense of invulnerability, even while being bombarded with both overt and subtle temptations. So what can you do in your daily life to guard against sexual and emotional compromise?
Keeping God’s Word at your fingertips is the most powerful source of encouragement in your fight for integrity and fulfillment. Inside you’ll find rich biblical promises supported by key excerpts from Every Woman’s Battle
–a collection designed to inspire, strengthen, and equip you to keep your life and marriage pure.
FIRST CHAPTER EXCERPT
You may be wondering, Why do I need an Every Woman’s Battle Promise Book
? Perhaps you’ve read Every Woman’s Battle
, and you more than likely own a Bible or at least have access to one. In answer to your question, I’d like to tell you what inspired us to create this special little book you are holding in your hands.
I have been overjoyed at the numerous e-mails and letters received in response to Every Woman’s Battle. The vast majority of these praise reports speak of changed lives, strengthened marriages, and renewed spirits. However, one recurring comment has concerned me: “I have made Every Woman’s Battle
my daily devotional book.”
While I was happy to know we had touched on a topic so near and dear to women’s hearts that they would turn to our book every day for a season of their life, I was also disconcerted. As more women verbalized this decision, I worried that if they were going to turn to only one book on a daily basis, it needed to be God’s book not ours…
…I’ve read many powerful, inspiring books on the topic of sexual temptation and emotional fulfillment. They have ranged in focus from how to break relationship addictions, to why women love until it hurts, to how to have a more godly marriage. These have been great resources and God has certainly used them in my life, but none of them had the power to truly make a lasting difference. They may have changed how I saw my situation, but I continued to see myself, my marriage, and God through my own narrow view. Only one book took off my blinders and helped me understand the fullness of who I truly am in Christ, what God had already done for me to set me free, and the rich rewards that He has in store for me as I chose to walk in obedience. That book, of course, is written by God Himself—the Bible…
…God’s Word is living and active!
It can do surgery on your heart and mind, girlfriend! His words can save your life, your marriage, and your sanity. His affirmations can lead you toward a comfort, peace, joy, and hope that you could never know outside of an intimate connection with the Author. But you’ll never have a passionate love relationship with God if you allow His love letter to you to collect dust on a shelf.
Sure, there are many other books that can provide a few morsels of truth to guide you in your pursuit of sexual and emotional integrity, but books written by humans can only provide so much strength and spiritual nourishment. If you want to possess the power to guard your mind, body, heart, and soul, you need more than a few morsels of truth. You need a complete feast.
God’s Word is
that feast. His vast collection of truths can satisfy your craving for love and intimacy like nothing else can. His words hold the power to create universes, part seas, bring walls tumbling down, and totally transform even the most rebellious of hearts, including yours.