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We all have dreams and expectations of life. But life is unpredictable. No matter what we do or how we live, we are certain to encounter trials and setbacks, frustrations and real suffering. The question is, how are we to respond when we are blindsided by troubles? What can we do when life knocks the wind out of us? If you're like most people, when hardship hits you can think of countless situations you'd rather be in. Yet the secret of making it through is in learning how to make right choices and thrive in the middle of difficulty. InGet Over It and On with It!,outspoken Bible teacher Michelle McKinney Hammond finds contemporary application in the ancient stories of several men and women who took the path from suffering to overcoming. Their journeys teach us how to press through hardship and get to the other side of our disappointment.
"Child of God, you are going to love this book! You'll find yourself nodding, underlining, and shouting 'Amen!' all the way through. How to Be Blessed and Highly Favoredis full of God's unchanging truth and Michelle's real-world wisdom, wrapped around the story of one of the 'good girls' of the Bible: Mary, the mother of Jesus. Trust me...you will be blessed!" -Liz Curtis Higgs, best-selling author ofBad Girls of the Bible Prepare to crawl into God's lap and experience His highest blessings as your own. A popular phrase often heard after inquiring about someone's welfare is the enthusiastic response, "Blessed and highly favored!" Yet many of us-even those who use this expression readily-don't really lead a lifestyle that reflects God's blessings. It's not that such blessings aren't ours to receive; the Bible clearly teaches that it is the Father's perfect will to give us the kingdom. The problem is that we don't know how to fully access His generous gifts. What does God require of those He chooses to use and bless? Join Michelle McKinney Hammond as she takes a fresh, spirited look at Mary, the mother of Jesus, and shows us how to: * appeal to God's heart * remain sensitive to His voice * believe Him for the impossible * submit to and rest in His plan * live before Him with a servant's heart Get ready to receive God's extra-dimensional blessings! From the Trade Paperback edition.
Bestselling author Michelle McKinney Hammond, whose books have sold over 1. 3 million copies, encourages single women to place their need for love in perspective, take their lives off hold, live purposely, and gain a better understanding of how to relate successfully to men. In her candid, no-nonsense style, Michelle assures the reader that the journey toward finding a mate for life does not have to be filled with anxiety or regret. She warmly offers encouragement from her own life experiences and gleans godly principles from Ruth, a sister in the Bible who got her man, to show readers how to get the love they want. Those stuck in the dead-end dating scene, along with those on an involuntary relationship fast, need to know that marriage could very well be on the horizon. . . if only they learn how to be found by the man they've been looking for. Formerly titled Ending the Search for Mr. Right.
Readers have asked for more from Chicago talk show cohost Michelle McKinney Hammond-especially women from her huge following of Christian singles. If Men Are Like Buseswill pick them up where two previous bestsellers left off, with counsel that is both enjoyable and instructional. "The mood of the book is conversational, scriptural, with a touch of humor," Michelle says. "It's the kind of book I wanted but couldn't find, so I had to write it!" Singles have been waiting too long to be caught up by human love. When they halt their pursuit and let God's love catch their hearts, they'll be on board for the greatest discovery of all-His true purpose for them. Is Your Love Life Stuck in Traffic? Most single women have heard the old adage "Men are like buses. If you miss one, there's always another one coming. " But satisfied single and relationship expert Michelle McKinney Hammond asks, How do you recognize the right bus? And if you didn't learn anything when the first bus passed you by, how can you be sure you'll catch the next one? The key isn't simply flagging down the right bus-it's being the right kind of passenger. Mingling lively humor with scriptural principles, Hammond uses God's blueprint to show how you, too, can move beyond being justinterestedto beinginteresting. By developing a victorious, purposeful, and outrageously fulfilling life, you'll naturally be on your way to your desired destination! *** "Hop on the bus for a joyride. If only this book had been available when we were single, we would have saved ourselves a lot of fretting. " Susan Wales, author ofA Match Made in Heaven,booksI and II "Michelle teaches singles how to find fulfillment and love during their season of singleness. " Dr. Don Raunikar, psychologist, speaker, and author ofChoosing God's Best Story Behind the Book Singles often put the cart before the horse and lose perspective on what is truly important in life. From one single to another, I've made it my mission to realign the thoughts of singles back to the basics of living victoriously by prioritizing their lives according to God's design. As singles become purposeful individuals, they will find themselves in the right position for meeting the right partner. Purposeful singles are happy, fulfilled people who are whole and ready for the awesome task of becoming one with another. Furthermore, they are more discerning and able to make the right choice-or actually, take right bus!
The Secrets to Finding, Nurturing-or Being-an Irresistible Man. Never before has the search for real connection between the sexes been more important-or more confusing. Single women want to know what they should ask for-not settle for-in a mate, while married women wonder how they can nurture godly character traits in their husbands. Men, both single and married, wonder what womenreallywant. Both genders are long on questions and short on answers. Where Can Men and Women Go for Help? In Proverbs 31, Scripture presents a powerful composite of a virtuous woman. But what about the virtuous man-what does the Bible say about him? Popular Bible teacher Michelle McKinney Hammond tackles this timely and important question, digging into Scripture to study key men-from Adam to Christ himself, the ultimate bridegroom-to learn what God requires of husbands and men, and to lay out a trustworthy model of how men and women can live in healthy, fulfilling relationship. Find out what you can do to identify, nurture-or become-a truly godly man and mate inIn Search of the Proverbs 31 Man. "This is not a man bashing book, but one that champions the original design for their lives. Women need real men. "-Michelle McKinney Hammond From the Trade Paperback edition.
If you've grown weary of the raging battle between the sexes, it's time to arm yourself with the understanding it takes to win the war. With grace and honesty, Michelle McKinney Hammond declares it's time for women to rediscover their value as well as the true source of their power. Instead of proclaiming "I am woman, hear me roar" at guys, McKinney Hammond says it's time to call a truce, speak normally and still be heard. Enjoy some laughs and gain a fresh biblical perspective on your femininity. You'll discover the power of influence, the pitfalls of manipulation, and the strength of vulnerability.
What You Don't Know about Yourself Will Hinder You. What You Don't Know about Men Will Hurt You. What You Don't Know about Relationships Will Cost You. Why does the modern-day search for romance so often end in disappointment, especially for women? Is it something we do? Something we don't do? Are we missing important information about the opposite sex-or about ourselves? Is there something wrong with us that we long so desperately for "til death do us part"? Sadly, many women today see their ongoing singleness as a weakness or lack of worth. In truth, our dreams go unfulfilled not because we do not deserve for them to come true, but often because of wrong assumptions-assumptions that can easily be corrected. Drawing on both male and female perspectives, this book deals with the hard issues and questions you and other women ponder as you consider how to obtain lasting love. What Women Don't Know (and Men Don't Tell You) will help you adjust your desires, redefine what you are attracted to, set your values in order, and determine your goals-freeing you at last to pursue the loving relationship you desire.