A Beautiful Defeat: Find True Freedom and Purpose in Total

A Beautiful Defeat: Find True Freedom and Purpose in Total Surrender to God Total surrender to God the surprising key to experiencing the sense of peace and purpose you craveThere is a gnawing feeling inside all of us that says we could be better If we would just be organized or work a little harder, we d finally have the rich and fulfilling life we wantBut the message of the cross is different The message is not one of God saying, I died for your sins to work as a consultant to help you achieve the life you re determined to have Jesus died to reconcile us to God so that we can die and give our lives to him and to others a total surrender that is truly a beautiful defeat Perspective and peace in the midst of the stormy chaos of life are always available to the person who lives a surrendered life The result is a rich existence basking in the pleasure and approval of God

10 thoughts on “A Beautiful Defeat: Find True Freedom and Purpose in Total Surrender to God

  1. says:

    I read a fair amount of Christian non fiction and one thing that regularly disappoints me about the genre is that they are often written by Pastors I was very pleased to see that A Beautiful Defeat is written by a regular person just like me someone who still struggles with following God and finding their path The book doesn t encourage you to be perfect be

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    A good book to read if you are looking for steps to help you with your walk with God surrendering your life to Him A good book to read if you are looking for steps to help you with your walk with God surrendering your life to Him

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    In A Beautiful Defeat Find True Freedom and Purpose in Total Surrender to God, Kevin Malarkey sets out on his pilgrimage to highlight a simple truth that the most difficult struggles of our lives become the very points at which God delivers us Delivers us from a deadly love of ourselves, our world, and the very powers that control us and it He begins that pilgrimag

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    Disclosure of Material Connection I received this book free from the publisher through BookLook Bloggers Harpercollins Publishers book review bloggers program I was not required to write a positive review The opinions I have expressed are my own I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission s 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsem

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    I understand that this book is going to make some people uncomfortable, but that s just what it s meant to do If we re truly surrendered to God, that s going to make us uncomfortable I don t have a problem with that at all I also didn t have a problem with writing my own death certificate because it s not really a death certificate for me, it s a death certificate for that

  6. says:

    My pastor said recently the Kingdom of God only prospers through an atmosphere of warfare and violence It reminded me of this book that I ve just finished for the second time in quick succession.This is an excellent practical and Scripture based guide on how to take up our cross everyday Malarkey starts out exploring why it is so difficult to live a surrendered life and in so

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    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.I m not too impressed by this book The author had some points that he made, but I don t see much of a difference between his points and the points that every other Give your life to God completely book out there makes It was good to read that the author had his own struggles to deal with, so that he didn t sound like

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    I was sent a copy for review through book look bloggers and I have to say that this book is just an awesome Christian groth book I think of it like a study because I am one of those people who love to study their is so much to lean from this book I hardly know where to start.I agree with every word in this book its all about surrendering to God not just placing him in the position to

  9. says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book, and learned a lot from it, too Whether you are a new Christian, a struggling Christian, or just feeling stagnant in your Christian walk, this book will give you practical ways to grow closer to God through surrender You will have a much stronger faith when you are done Each of the 10 chapters ends with an Action Step that is clear and concise, and a prayer

  10. says:

    I borrowed this book from the library and I thought the information presented by the author about total surrender to God was good I m actually going to peruse through it again because there are a lot of great points that I d like to jot down in my journal for future reference Yes I m one of those readers that takes notes from her books Overall, I thought it was a worthy read.

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About the Author: Kevin Malarkey

Kevin Malarkey is a Christian author and the father of Alex Malarkey, a young boy who got seriously injured in 2004 and later declared that he had died and went to heaven They wrote a book about the experience,The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven.In 2015, Alex retracted his story, stating that he made it up to get attention Their book was then taken out of print by the publisher.

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