Item description for Out of Control and Loving It: Giving God Complete Control of Your Life by Lisa Bevere...
Overview In this revision of her bestselling book, Bevere shows readers how to give God complete control of their lives.
Publishers Description Are you holding on so tightly that God can't work in your life? In this revision of her best-selling book, Lisa shows readers how to give God complete control of their lives. Lisa's life was a whirlwind of turmoil until she realized that things ended up in a mess whenever she was in charge. Women of all ages can reflect on some of the following topics: Are you tired of pretending to be strong when you're living in fear? Don't tolerate harrassement for another moment. Receive your affirmation, love, self-worth, joy, strength, and acceptance only from God. Lay down your desires, and hide yourself in His will. Let go and discover the freedom and peace of God intended you to have.
Community Description Are you holding on so tightly that God can't work in your life? In this revision of her best-selling book, Lisa shows readers how to give God complete control of their lives. Lisa's life was a whirlwind of turmoil until she realized that things ended up in a mess whenever she was in charge.
Women of all ages can reflect on some of the following topics: Are you tired of pretending to be strong when you're living in fear? Don't tolerate harassment for another moment. Receive your affirmation, love, self-worth, joy, strength, and acceptance only from God. Lay down your desires, and hide yourself in His will. Let go and discover the freedom and peace God intended you to have.
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Studio: Charisma House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2006
Publisher CHARISMA HOUSE #135
ISBN 1591858836 ISBN13 9781591858836
Availability 5 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 24, 2016 10:26.
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More About Lisa Bevere
Lisa Bevere believes in women and empowers them by weaving the practical with the profound truth of God's Word in award-winning curriculums and best-selling books--Lioness Arising, Fight Like a Girl, Nurture, Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry, and more. Her heart breaks over social injustice. As an advocate for change, Lisa rallies others to be an answer to desperate problems near and far. She and her husband John Bevere co-founded Messenger International, an organization established to teach, reach, and rescue. Lisa is the mother of four sons and grandmother of two."
Lisa Bevere currently resides in Colorado Springs Palmer Lake P.
Lisa Bevere has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Out Of Control And Loving It (Repack)?
Out of Control and Loving It Aug 24, 2008
This is such an awesome book. It is also easy reading as far as words, type size and chapters. It is always good to know you are not alone caught up in the craziness of fighting for survival and normalcy in this world today. There is hope, with faith, there is hope!!
Good Book Feb 19, 2008
Great book! Teaching women that being out of control and under God's control is the only way to live life to it's fullest!
Out of Control and Loving It Oct 24, 2005
One of the most bluntly honest and helpful books I've ever read.If you want to be set free from stress and worry this is a good book.
This Book Says A Lot/A Must Have Sep 14, 2000
I love Lisa Bevere books and Out of Control & Loving It is one of my favorites. Why? Because Lisa's ministry allows her to be transparent, which means she speaks from her own personal struggles, and shares how the Lord brought her through. In this book she admits how she tried to be in control, but that in losing control (giving it over to God), she actually gained control. Her writing eases the readers fears, lets them know they aren't alone, and gives them a scriptural and practical perspective that is most helpful. I recommend this book as well as the others she's written.
Life changing, thought provoking, mind stretching stuff Aug 16, 2000
This book is a powerful, sharp hitting expose' on some of the areas of our human nature that can easily be hidden to others. Lisa is bold in pulling no punches as she details behaviours that we are all prone to and often justify because 'everyone else is doing it'. Lisa highlights many areas specific to our modern situations where we fail to love,honour, fear and serve God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength. In doing this we are failing to obey Jesus' first command (Matt 23:37&38). And in failing the first, we cannot obey the second (v.39). Prior to reading this book, I am ashamed to say that it was often the consideration of what others would think of me that determined my speech and actions, not a reverant fear of serving my Creator and Lord
This book helps women specifically to realise the enormity of what it is to serve God in this complete way. It is quite literally the loss of all control, leaving total faith dependance in the Lord and Creator of the Universe. It was not until I read this book that I realised how poorly I was performing in many areas of my life, in comparison to Gods perfect standard. Areas where I may have suspected some sickness if I had cared to heed my very muted conscience, and others where I was totally blind & in darkness. The chapters on fear and gossip were almost mind-blowing, as the depth of information contained within shone much needed light and understanding on how deeply rooted these things are, dictating many of my thoughts, responses, directions.
Many anecdotes throughout the book are evidence of Lisa's personal experience of complete submission to the rule of God in her life. The vulnerable position that this puts her in gives credence to what she is saying, and a definite sense of equal achievability to the reader.
The only areas of reservation I would express are the many narratives of Lisa's personal two-way conversations with God. I do not have as much knowledge as I would like on the subject of unhindered human interaction with God. I do not personally feel confident to say I hear the voice of God giving me specific direction. I do however, acknowledge that God being God may choose to reveal himself in many ways, and I have learnt not to discredit the spiritual experiences of others based upon the fact that I myself may not have had a similar experience. Reading this book has made me want to investigate this further ... is such a clear communitive pathway available to me also as my submission to Gods complete control over my life deepens?