This book, though it was not enjoyed as much for what it was, had some great value for our couples group as well as the one-on-one conversations with my girlfriend. My fiance's proposal even stemmed from a discussion based upon one particular chapter, so for that alone, it was a worthwhile read.
I like the format: about two pages of daily reading for Monday through Friday, then 6-10 questions to discuss on Saturday. Definitely very inspiring, convicting, and helpful. May however be geared more towards those new to their faith.
He had served the great Israelite ruler Solomon as an official in the department of public works.
Encouraged by the words of Ahijah the prophet that he would one day be king, Jeroboam rebelled against Solomon, resulting in his exile to Egypt (see 1 Kings –40).
So, I'd give the book itself a rather low rating..I'll bump up because I actually think that, in a perhaps unintended way, the book accomplished exactly what it was supposed to do for us.
This book has given me quite an interesting mix of feelings.
Our dating group that was reading this together had to start each meeting by clearing out everything we hated about the last chapter, but also in all of the disco This book has given me quite an interesting mix of feelings.
It definitely didn't seem like this book was written to young urban Christians. The Spirit Tony and I went through this book before we got married.
It definitely didn't seem like this book was written to young urban Christians.Went through it with Jeff\n Answers to questions are in my journal\n Brought up some good questions but parts semeed basic\n Purity needs to be week 2 not week 8\n Recommend to other dating/engaged couples\n\n1. At that time Abijah son of Jeroboam became ill, and Jeroboam said to his wife, “Go, disguise yourself, so you won’t be recognized as the wife of Jeroboam. Ahijah the prophet is there—the one who told me I would be king over this people.” — 1 Kings 14:1–2 Jeroboam was in a predicament.When Solomon died and Rehoboam took over, Jeroboam returned from Egypt and seized the opportunity to lure away most of the kingdom.Originally, Jeroboam’s main goal was to help the Israelites find a better government than the one offered by Solomon and his self-absorbed son.