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S Writing When I Read writing when I read a few years ago I knew as soon as I heard about Nothing to Prove that it would be ife changing Jennie draws from her own experiences of trying to measure up and be enough and why that doesn t work Her heart felt yet real approach to an issue that affects so many She offers real A coerência textual life application for reconnecting with Jesus I can honestly say that after just implementing one application offered in this book I can already feel a shift Whereas before I felt very numb spiritually and this application has helped me to shift that and really go to God with my not enough and allow Him to be my enough This book will change manyives and I m so grateful that Jennie has obeyed God in sharing such a powerful message I read this with a group of older women 50 70 and I m in my 20s Very applicable to my age range I plan on reading it again Freeing reminders of who we are in Christ Kept my attention the whole read I would urge those of us readers who feel that the author doesn t challenge people enough focuses on minor issues in her Write Your Novel!: Tips from a Bestseller life and for that reason have given up reading to read the whole book to the end it gets challenging as you read and she really gets deep challenging those us withife altering issues to address those issues head on not run away from them and honest about their struggles no matter how shameful those struggles seem I know I have definitely been challenged while reading through her book We will finish the book really realising that we really have nothing to prove except for Jesus work transforming our ives into his imageI hope this helps Spiritually INTENSIVE I am a type A firstborn do it all perfectionistic mom of 4 who has been striving to prove myself my whole ife Actually I should say I USED to be that until about 5 years ago when I started having some health struggles in my First Year Teacher: Wit and Wisdom from Teachers Who've Been There life and could noonger do it all much ess do any it even remotely perfectly I say this so The visionary behind the million strong IFGathering challenges Christian women to discover what it means to do ife with God rather than always striving to impress him in this trade paperback edition of her perspective shifting work which now includes bonus material to enhance your book club experience including discussion uestions and easy to create recipes All too many of us struggle under the weight of ife convinced we need to work harder to prove to ourselves to others and to God that we are good enough smart en.
Jennie Allen ✓ 2 Free readWife Her main struggles are not getting to church on time and worrying about what people think about her I don t want to discount these struggles as they are very real and can have a very profound effect on an individual but I don t see that this book would be helpful for anyone that is dealing with arge ife altering issues For me Brene Brown s books were much helpful and her conclusions are pulled from actual data of hundreds of different interviews and years of research not just one person s experience Honestly this book changed My Life I Have life I have in bondage for years over this idea that I have to be perfect For as ong as I can remember I have strived to show the world that I am enough That I am good enough to measure up to
all the expectations placed on me by society my people and myself Jenniethe expectations placed on me by society my people and myself Jennie the truth in this book with such grace We are not enough we never will be and were never meant to be That is why we have a Savior He is our enoughness when we are not What freedom this brings to our souls Freedom in the fact that we can stop striving to have it all together and just be To truly know that Jesus is enough Jennie shares There is no remedy for your striving apart from finding your identity in Christ He is your enough and the degree to which you believe that is the degree to which you will stop striving stop performing stop trying to prove yourself Do yourself a favor and order this book today I believe the Holy Spirit will use this tool to bring so much freedom to your weary soul We ive in a fallen broken world The goal is not that we make sense of suffering because we can t The goal is that we wouldn t fear suffering His word has become my hope Heaven has become my home Jennie Allen Nothing to ProveI cannot recommend this book Jennie s words are an absolute treasure This book will challenge you will draw you closer to Jesus and will comfort you on your journey No pretending Brilliant practical and helpful Exactly what I neede. He than enough ife Jesus offers youll experience the joyous freedom that comes to those who are determined to discover what God can do through a soul completely in ove with Him These pages are what your soul is begging for Ann Voskamp Nothing to Provetakes us on a journey toward freedom from the need to measure up Mark Batterson We ove this glorious and universally resounding message Louie and Shelley Giglio This book will help you take your eyes off your problems and put them back on Gods promises Christine Caine. Ou know that I know EXACTLY what it s Space Kid like to be on both sides of the coin So hear me when I sayif you are feeling frazzled from striving so hard from feelingike you need to prove your worth to others from feeling Circumstantial Evidence: Death, Life, and Justice in a Southern Town like you re sinking or drowning beneath the weight you carryYOU NEED TO READ THIS BOOK The author s style of writing is transparent enough you feel she is a friend whooves you enough to tell you ike it is She shares her own struggles and fears She understands I felt ike she d camped out in my head the ast 5 years and then written a book About What All Was Going what all was going in thereI especially enjoyed the sections she would write from the perspective of someone in the Bible ex the bride at the wedding in John 2 the Samaritan woman at the well in John 4 Also there are uestions at the end of each chapter to help you reflect and process what she talked about and how it relates to your own ife and strugglesIf you think you re too busy to read this book my guess is you probably REALLY need to read this book There s to Down We Go: Living Into the Wild Ways of Jesus life than a to doist friendI was given an advanced reader copy in exchange for my honest opinion Nothing to Prove Perfect timing How many of us walk around with our heads held ow and hearts weighed down with feelings of inferiority rejection inadeuacy This is a beautiful truth written in such a genuine way As women somehow it is instilled in us at such a young age that WE have to prove ourselves in so many different areas and over time that message is we are
not enough and never will be This striving carries over to our walk with Christ Jennieenough and never will be This striving carries over to our walk with Christ Jennie the scriptural truth that He has done the work for us and we just need to go through ife with Him I would recommend this book to any woman I know Thank you Jennie Great book Jennie is a fantastic writer who challenges you to grow I didn t not find this book helpful I only made it through the first few chapters The author writes from her experience of being a mom and pastor Ough and spiritual enough to do the things we believe we should Author and Bible teacher Jennie Allen invites us into a different experience one in which our souls overflow with contentment and joy In Nothing to Proveshe calls us to Find freedom from self induced pressure by admitting were not enoughbut Jesus is Admit our greatest needs and watch them be filled by the only One who can meet them Make it our goal to know and ove Jesus then watch what He does in and through us As you wade into the refreshing truth of .