Last Updated on December 29, 2017 by ellen
Some days, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the challenges in our lives. We tend to focus on what’s wrong or difficult instead of on what’s right. I think it’s just human nature to see the bad before the good. At least, I know this is something I struggle with. I just finished a book that really challenged how I think. I have received product for this post. This post contains affiliate links, and I will receive compensation if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.
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When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette
When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette weaves heartwarming and miraculous stories of Jesus showing up in ordinary people, revealing that He knows us and is fully present in our everyday circumstances, especially in our difficulties. As best-selling author Max Davis puts it, When we are born again, Jesus lives inside each of us. He is very much alive today and still does incredible things — sometimes supernatural things — through us!
Davis’s own life was dramatically altered when he first came face-to-face with Jesus living inside a green-eyed brunette. That encounter started a forty-plus-year journey where Jesus became his best friend. When we see others as God sees us we will love them as God loves us.
Those hurting and weary from worn-out religion are longing for a fresh touch from the living Jesus. By letting Jesus live through us we become a conduit of His love. Authentic Christianity is not about religion but a relationship with Jesus. Davis challenges us to do more than simply receive His grace — we need to allow grace to soften, change, and shape us. As you read this book, you will laugh, cry, and come face-to-face with the living Jesus.
Sometimes, it’s easy to get caught up in all of the rules about religion and forget about what it really means to be a Christian. Yes, rules are important but so is our attitude both about our lives and about other people. When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette is a collection of stories about people who truly know what it means to be a Christian and they remember it throughout their lives despite the struggles they go through. I found these stories to be really inspirational and it was just what I needed to help me get through the more difficult days with the right attitude.
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Ellen is a busy mom of a 25-year-old son and 29-year-old daughter. She is Grandma to one adorable baby girl. She owns 6 blogs and is addicted to social media. In what little spare time she has, she loves to read, watch movies, and play games. If you’d like to work together, email firstname.lastname@example.org to chat.