Secrets of the Vine for Women: Breaking Through to Abundance (Breakthrough Series)
The Abundant Life Awaits You...
Talking with His disciples the night before He died, Jesus used a vineyard analogy to reveal His plan to bring every one of His followers to a place of genuine spiritual abundance. But if we don't understand how God works in our lives to bring that wonderful harvest about, we can actually work against His good hand in our lives without ever k
"I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser… I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit…" ...more
Darlene weaves John 15 with the story of a vineyard. As the father and daughter walk among their vines, you learn about pruning, watering, and grafting; all important pieces of a bountiful harvest. Each chapter tells a part of the story and provides more scriptural references to the concepts addressed. The goal is to intr ...more
This small devotional shows the parallels of raising a productive harvest of grapes to the ways in which we as women should live our lives to have a deeper connection with Christ. It gives wonderful examples of what discipline, pruning, and gaining abundance is all about in our daily lives.
The part that really hit home for me was the Mary and Martha story. I do believe that we get caught up too muc ...more
Expounding on it predecessor, this book deals with more of the practical barriers that keep us from letting go and letting Jesus direct our ...more
The thing I am taking away is that God wants us to be abundantly happy in our lives. But he also wants to remind us to focus on the important stuff of doing his will/work.
Often I read books with Bible quotes in them that are not very relevant. Secrets of ...more
Thanks goodreads and Multnomah Books for getting this book to me! I am excited to get started.
This book was okay. Very short, and even being for that short it took me awhile to get through it. It kept referencing another book, Secrets of the Vine, that I hadn't read, or in honesty hadn't even heard of. I feel the author was too 'touchy-feely', which is odd coming from me the Emotional Woman. I didn't understand the 'fiction' sections of the book and felt they could have been l ...more
I loved the imagery in this book, the use of the girl and her father in his vineyard to help visualize and explain the meaning of the words spoken by Jesus to his disciples.
This book is very easy to read and brief, covers a beautiful and inspirational speech, and offers up what every woman can take from the words that Jesus spoke.