Item description for Shame: Thief of Intimacy : Unmasking the Accuser (Aglow Bible Study) by Sharon Steele...
Overview This is the first study in partnership with Aglow International. Shame: Thief of Intimacy exposes the characteristics, contributors, causes, contagion and cure for false shame. False shame is built on lies and its only remedy is God's truth. This study is the result of Marie Power's personal encounter with her own feelings of false shame. Her purpose in writing this study is to uncover the roots of shame and help believers cut themselves free from the subtle lies of the accuser and discover the God's truth.
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Studio: Gospel Light Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 6" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.37 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2000
Publisher GOSPEL LIGHT PUBLISHERS #9
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
Series Aglow Bible Study
ISBN 0830721290 ISBN13 9780830721290
Availability 0 units.
More About Sharon Steele
MARIE POWERS has been a diligent student of the Bible since she became a Christian as a young married woman. She has taught courses on shame at a local community college and several churches. She serves as director of premarital counseling and lay counseling at her home church. She and her husband, Jim, live in Mill Creek, Washington, and are the parents of four adult children.
Marie Powers currently resides in Mill Creek, in the state of Washington.
Marie Powers has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Shame: Thief of Intimacy : Unmasking the Accuser (Aglow Bible Study)?
Whether or not you realize it, shame can shape your life! Mar 8, 2000
This book was Divine Revelation as to how shame had a grip on my life. We all experience "moments of truth" in our lives. This book did that for me. I realized while it's good to be "driven", it is also important to recognize what's at the root of the drive. For me, having identified "shame triggers" throughout my life was the first step to discovering the Father's love and accepting myself as a child of the Living God. Today, I walk with a new "God confidence". Thank you Marie Powers for being sensitive the Holy Spirit and obedient to reveal the lies of the enemy.
Excellent resource Jan 6, 2000
My wife read this book. She found it to be just what she was expecting. It gave her good insights for herself and for those to whom she ministers everyday.
Our shame, whether it is legitimate or not, gets in the way of our relationships, both with people and with God. Until we deal with the shame in our lives and with the source of that shame we will be unable to become fully intimate with anyone.
Misleading title Dec 12, 1997
Prospective buyers should be aware that the book is a feel-good discussion with a heavily religious slant. Anyone expecting an ideology-free discussion of the relationship between shame and intimacy should be prepared to read that "God's remedy for legitimate shame is the Cross of Christ" (p.9).