Saturday, December 7, 2019

"Letter from Paul "by Mary Weins Book Tour and GiveAway

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About the Book

Book: Letter from Paul
Author: Mary Weins
Genre:  Christian Non-Fiction, Bible study
Release Date: April 5, 2019
Letters from PaulA devotional workbook on Galatians that gives enough substance for the interactive part of the workbook. It is worthwhile for small groups or individuals.” Dr. Dennis Beatty
Draw closer to God. Revel in the knowledge that you are saved by grace, not works. Discover how Paul addressed the Galatian people when they veered from the truth back into bondage to the rules and customs of their time.
This Bible study takes you verse by verse through the book of Galatians, with insights into what occurred so many years ago yet is still relevant today. Bringing home the truth that we don’t have to perform a certain way to be accepted as heirs to Christ, Letter from Paul offers relief to those who feel pressured to live by the world’s standards.
You will be refreshed and renewed as you lean into the fact that God loves you just as you are. Yes, He has given us the commandments, but He doesn’t pile additional rules on us that we can’t possibly follow. Instead, He gives us grace. And mercy. And love.
“Galatians is about the difference between salvation by works and salvation through faith in Jesus Christ. It is not about obeying all the rules versus having a good time. It is about a personal relationship with our Creator and Savior.” – Mary Weins


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"Letter from Paul "by Mary Weins is a Bible study that is only 113 pages and is only 6 chapters. The six chapters are a study of Galatians.  Each chapter starts with a story that brings out the main points to be study in that chapter.  After the story is the devotional followed by questions and answers, then there are personal application questions, then there  is something to ponder and then a prayer.

 This study is a good way to study the Bible, it is really easy to understand, you do need  your Bible while using this book  because the actual Scripture isn't written in the book which I think is a good because you have to read the actual Bible for yourself which is obeying the verse in Timothy which says to study to show yourself approved unto God, 2 Timothy;15.  I would like to study every book of the Bible this way.

I think my favorite of the six lessons is chapter six just because it really shows how a Christian's life  should be like!  I am going to include one of the questions from this study that really have caused me to ponder and really think,  " Should we compare ourselves to others? Why or why not?"

I recommend this study wholeheartedly.

I was given a complimentary copy by the author and Celebrate Lit. These opinions are mine own.


About the Author
Author Mary WeinAs a Pastor’s kid, Mary has been involved in the church most of her life. She has led many Bible study groups in homes, in the church environment, and in jails; Mary has worked in various women’s ministries, and is a writer, speaker and Bible Teacher.
Currently, Mary and her husband are retired and live in Northern California. They have 3 sons, and 5 grandchildren who live nearby. When not writing, speaking, leading Bible study groups, or studying God’s Word on her own, Mary enjoys entertaining friends, cooking, and playing with her grandchildren…not necessarily in that order.

More from Mary

Letter from Paul: to the Church in Galatia…and Us!
As a preacher’s kid, I was brought up in a strict, structured home environment. This upbringing created a harsh view of Christianity and an overwhelming fear of hell, fire, and damnation for me.
It was not until years later that I found a church emphasizing God’s love. I read the Word and prayed daily and began to develop a close, personal relationship with God. But fear kept haunting me until I really got into Galatians and broke it down, verse by verse. The book of Galatians is a crucial book of the Bible for me because it emphasizes God’s love and forgiveness and provides assurance that, even though I mess up at times, God still loves me!
It is my hope and prayer that you, too, can embrace the beautiful message of love and acceptance contained in Galatians and apply it to your life. When we fully submit and trust God for our lives, an overwhelming peace envelops us. We no longer need to fear Him. He is a loving God who provides all our needs and protects, encourages, comforts, and directs us. He is our heavenly Father, our constant companion, and a friend who really does have all the right answers.
Living in a right relationship with God dramatically changes the way we view ourselves and the world. “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation, old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” (2 Cor. 5:17 KJV).
Written in a down-to-earth, easy-to-read approach, the Bible studies contained in Letter from Paul highlight the main points covered in each chapter of Galatians.
It is my hope and prayer that this book will erase the doubts and fears of Christians who question their salvation or fear that they are not good enough to maintain it and to point the way for the unsaved to realize how easy it is to become a child of God.

Blog Stops

The Power of Words, December 1
Older & Smarter?, December 2
All-of-a-kind Mom, December 3
The Becca Files, December 4
Maureen’s Musings, December 6
Texas Book-aholic, December 8
Mary Hake, December 8
janicesbookreviews, December 9
A Reader’s Brain, December 12
Godly Book Reviews, December 12

Giveaway

To celebrate her tour, Mary is giving away the grand prize package of a $50 Amazon Gift Card & Paperback of “Letter from Paul”!!
Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.

7 comments:

Rita Wray said...

Sounds like a great read.

Debbie P said...

This sounds like a great book.

Bea LaRocca said...

This sounds like a wonderful Bible study. Thank you for sharing your review and the book details

Dianna said...

I'm glad it's so short! I'm not a fan of nonfiction books, so I tend to abandon them if they're too long.

Melissa W said...

What a great way to study Galatians!

Caryl Kane said...

Wonderful review! Debbie, thank you for sharing this timely study.

Julie Waldron said...

Thanks for the review & giveaway. It sounds like a good study.