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Empty Promises The Truth About You, Your Desires, and the Lies You're Believing
By Pete Wilson
Published by Thomas Nelson
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On 10/2 Paige Eavenson wrote: Every once in a while a book comes along that strikes a chord in the very fiber of your being. Empty Promises is one of those books that sheds light on the dark places in your life that you think are leading you to a place of freedom. According to Pete, “We all long for more of something in our lives. ... Empty Promises by Pete Wilson
On 10/2 Missy Rose wrote: Empty Promises. Pete Wilson’s book unpacks that phrase, illuminating the false idols in our modern life (achievement, beauty, and power to name a few). We so easily fall into the trap of believing the lie that having more money or more beauty will make us feel complete. Wilson points the reader back ... Review: Empty Promises by Pete Wilson
On 9/26 Create With Joy wrote: When you hear the words idol and idolatry, what images come to mind? Do you conjure up pictures of people making sacrifices to unknown gods… Temples filled with statues of pagan gods and goddesses… Cultures where animals and ancestors are revered? If this is what comes to mind when you think of ... Empty Promises by Pete Wilson
On 9/25 Laura Taylor wrote: So the other book that I've thoroughly enjoyed of late is Empty Promises by Pete Wilson. You may remember Pete from a review I wrote on his previous book Plan B on what to do when life doesn't turn out the way you'd planned. When I had the opportunity to review his latest book I jumped ... Two Great Books (Part Two)
On 9/24 Christabone1 wrote: "Simply put, we are a people wired to worship. The question isn't, "Do we worship?" The question is, "Who (or what) do we worship?" Empty Promises is a book about finding the fullness of life in nothing other than the One True God Jesus Christ. When we chase after the things of this world that are lesser ... No More Empty Promises
On 9/19 Lesa Brackbill wrote: When I requested this book, I didn't know just how much it would resonate with me and with what God has been showing me lately. I underlined SO many quotes! Empty Promises addresses the issue of worship and asks who we are truly worshipping. Humans were created to worship, but we often misdirect our ... So relevant and truthful!
On 9/14 LarryKozlof wrote: Empty promises began with the ‘promise’ of walking readers through the moment in their life when they encounter heartbreak because of the lies the world throws at them. Whether it be beauty, finance or even the most felt human need of being loved this book allows the reader to see into the empty ... Empty Promises
On 9/13 LifeVerse wrote: Empty Promises by Pete Wilson examines the human desires we all crave. We were wired to worship, and Wilson examines the question "who or what do we worship?" He explains that the drive to worship is designed to draw us closer to God, yet many of us seek contentment outside of Him. "It's when we take ... Which idol is God's biggest rival in your life?
On 9/13 books2blog wrote: Do you long for something more? Are you tired of chasing after desires that do not satisfy? Not sure if you are even on the right track? Pete Wilson tackles these themes in his book, Empty Promises: The Truth about You, Your Desires, and the Lies You're Believing. Wilson exposes the lies, points out ... Empty Promises: The Truth About You, Your Desires, and the Lies You're Believing by Pete Wilson
On 9/11 Marcus Lynn wrote: I hate to be the naysayer but I read so many books by pastors that look like sermons or sermon series simply made into a book. I’ve been tempted to do the same thing. And why not? Here’s why not? Sermons prepared to be preached don’t always translate well into books made to be read. Having ... Empty Promises by Pete Wilson (Book Review)