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Beautiful Battle: A Woman's Guide to Spiritual Warfare

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Warfare...hell...demons...I'm just trying to drive my kids to school and stay on top of the laundry.What does any of that have to do with me?You've heard plenty of talk about evil. You've heard about binding Satan and breaking strongholds and calling demons by name. You've heard you should claim your victory in Christ...but you're not really sure how to do that.This isn't ...more
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Published February 1st 2012 by Harvest House Publishers
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Christie Hagerman
Feb 13, 2012 Christie Hagerman rated it it was amazing
I read this book. I re-read this book. I took notes on each chapter. I used it in a small group study. I used it for family devotions. WHAT A KEEPER! This book is jam-packed with practical information about the spiritual battle we're engaged in daily.

I've read and studied a lot on spiritual warfare, so I expected more of the same in Beautiful Battle. However, this is a very practical book with just the right mix of theory and application. The author starts with a few chapters devoted to underst
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Elyse
May 24, 2014 Elyse rated it it was amazing
Loved this book. Probably one of the best I've read this year. Loved how holistic she was in exploring spiritual warfare and that it wasn't a prescribed list of dos and don'ts. She explores how we try to fill ourselves up, our idols, and how spiritual warfare can be overt and covert at times (from distraction to discontentment). Also loved how each chapter ended with a prayer. Can't wait to read another of Mary DeMuth's books. Here's a quote from early on in the book that drew me in...

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Lyndie Blevins
May 28, 2012 Lyndie Blevins rated it it was amazing
Somewhere between facing cancer and embracing God’s call on my life, I found myself unprepared for the spiritual warfare I faced. Looking for more training on how to use the weapons, I’ve been eagerly looking forward to Mary DeMuth’s new book, Beautiful Battle. It didn’t disappointed me. Nor would it disappoint any reader, who chose it from the back cover information.

We have a gaping God hole which we spend our entire lives trying to fill. Satan offers us many counterfeit fillers. For Mary, “sp
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Jo
Feb 05, 2015 Jo rated it really liked it
Like any Christian book it needs to be read critically & I still don't know where I sit with some of the things she said. However I found the book encouraging, challenging and inspiring. She has a different way of looking at things & the book is all about encouraging the reader to live in Christ, as he has already beaten satan.
Claudette Smith
Jan 18, 2015 Claudette Smith rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Win a battle that rages

I actually bought this book on a whim. I am so glad that I did. If you ever want to really know how much Satan is trying to get you to do his will and not God's, READ THIS BOOK. What an eye opener.
Miss Demuth now has another fan for ever. You will not be disappointed for buying this book.
Kim T.
Feb 17, 2012 Kim T. rated it it was amazing
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Every woman should read this book! Beautifully written, it gives voice to the struggles that all women face. Woven into the pages are lessons that can fill the empty or low-flowing soul. Without a doubt, the messages could even nourish the seemingly filled heart of the woman who thinks herself complete. As usual, Mary shines a light on that which can be dark and suffocating in our lives. Do yourself a favor and get this book!!!
Joan
Aug 20, 2012 Joan rated it it was amazing
Absolutely love Mary Demuth's authentic style of writing. I love the way she communicates and reveals her personality through her books and blogs. Her heart to reach to hurting people and reach to those of us who are 'healing' and 'stronger' because of our tough life experiences, shines through every page. Her message of love and grace is evident.
Patricia
Dec 08, 2012 Patricia rated it really liked it
A great book for those who want an honest look at spiritual warfare. Chapters were pertinant to specific situations. Overall, very helpful.
Amy Young
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Very helpful resource! She has a healthy balance between taken spiritual warfare seriously but without being afraid.
Martha
Apr 04, 2015 Martha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The more I read this book, the more it spoke to me, about me, and into me.
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Mary E. DeMuth loves to help readers turn their trials into triumphs. Her books include Ordinary Mom, Extraordinary God (Harvest House, 2005), Building the Christian Family You Never Had (WaterBrook, 2006), Watching the Tree Limbs, Wishing on Dandelions (NavPress, 2006), and Authentic Parenting in a Postmodern Culture (Harvest House 2007). A mother of three, Mary lives with her husband Patrick and ...more
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“That’s where spiritual warfare begins—leaving our own methods of filling our gaping holes at the well and allowing Jesus to fill every thirsty, needy place with His Living Water.” 0 likes
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