Title: None Like Him (10 Ways God is Different Us & Why That’s a Good Thing)
Author: Jen Wilkin
My rating is 5 stars.
As I read the book it quickly became apparent that the author was going to be transparent in what she learned as she encourages us to learn. Jen Wilkin shares ten characteristics about God, one per chapter, with space for response after reading each chapter. First, she gives more Scripture references to read and reflect upon. The verses are for us to meditate on, in other words think about them over and over again. Second, there are questions that help facilitate reflection. As people who seek after God we want to reflect upon what He has taught us in the chapter and through His Word. Third, there is a suggestion for prayer. I find that when using books such as these it is best to write in a notebook so that there is no limit to writing what is on my heart because of space. Plus, if I use a notebook, I can pick up the book later and read through it again seeing it afresh without having prior notes in there. If I don’t write in it, I can lend the book out to a friend or give it away to whomever the Lord might bring to mind.
When I was done, I felt encouraged and my mind was contemplating the truths I had seen. I was thankful for the author taking time to write the book and for what the Lord revealed to me. If I hide His Word in my heart, He will use it to change me more into the image of Christ. What better goal is there than for me to diminish and Him to increase?
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