Item description for Meaningless Words and Broken Covenants: How Our Words and the Agreements Built on Them Are Becoming Increasingly Meaningless by Tim Coody...
Overview This book exposes the erosion of meaning that is currently assaulting our words and agreements. Author Tim Coody grabs the attention of the reader and focuses it squarely on the significance of our words and the agreements they create. Empty words cannot sustain legitimate relationships with either God or man, and this theme is explained and illustrated in simple and practical terms throughout the book. Many of us hunger for trustworthy, honest, and committed relationships with God and others but tragically miss out on this blessing. This book explains what's missing and how to restore it.
Publishers Description This book exposes the erosion of meaning that is currently assaulting our words and agreements. This book focuses on the significance of our words and the agreements they create. Empty words cannot sustain legitimate relationships with either God or man. Many of us hunger for trustworthy, honest, and committed relationships with God and others but miss out on this blessing. This book explains what's missing and how to restore it. This book is thought provoking, hard hitting, and relevant to Christians struggling to maintain honor in the word-gorged world in which we live.
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Studio: Tate Publishing & Enterprises
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.32" Width: 5.26" Height: 0.35" Weight: 0.41 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2006
Publisher TATE PUBLISHING #1273
ISBN 1598862464 ISBN13 9781598862461
Availability 127 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 25, 2016 08:20.
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More About Tim Coody
Tim Coody and his family live in a small community in East Texas. Tim received his Masters Degree in Professional Counseling from the University of Texas at Tyler in 1991 and has worked as a Licensed Professional Counselor for the past twelve years. Tim's background includes military service as a Marine helicopter pilot, as well as extensive domestic and international travel as a speaker-trainer in the medical field.
Reviews - What do customers think about Meaningless Words and Broken Covenants: How Our Words and the Agreements Built on Them Are Becoming Increasingly Meaningless?
Deeper and more challenging than I expected Jan 27, 2008
When I purchased this book (I got the audio version), I expected it to focus specifically on marriage. It has some of that focus, but the real focus is our words/commitments that are often so meaningless, how our culture has taught us very little respect for promises/commitment, and how that lack of respect for truth/commitment has lead to addictions of all kinds (drugs, sex, food, computer, and the list goes on). The real problem, as this book points out, is the erosion of our spiritual commitment, though it is through no lack of caring and willingness on the part of our God. I really enjoyed the challenge this book posed, and I plan to listen to it more than once as it is too much to digest in one reading.
Robin Cook Jan 21, 2007
This is a little book with a lot to say. There is some great insight that the author offers from years of counseling with people whose words meant nothing when they told themselves things, and even less when others heard them spoken. As is often the case, years of seeing the same thing over and over reveals a pattern that is seldom seen by those caught in the cycle. Then that pattern is applied to the problem we see in our society with words that mean very little when spoken at the alter. A great read for anyone who is approaching marriage, has had a spouse leave them, or is involved with an addict of any kind.
Meaningless Words and Broken Covenants Jun 5, 2006
I rate this book high for content and message. It is also written very plainly and almost anyone can gain something useful from it. Probably a very hot topic for some people to confront because we as a society seem to have forgotten what it means to value our words.