Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Place of Quiet Rest: Finding Intimacy With God Through a Daily Devotional Life” as Want to Read:
A Place of Quiet Rest: Finding Intimacy With God Through a Daily Devotional Life
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

A Place of Quiet Rest: Finding Intimacy With God Through a Daily Devotional Life

4.31 of 5 stars 4.31  ·  rating details  ·  221 ratings  ·  28 reviews
Daily time with the Lord Jesus is essential for an authentic relationship with Him. But so often, our lives interrupt this precious time. That's why Nancy Leigh DeMoss has written this compelling new book about developing a devotional life that will challenge and invite women into a deeper relationship with Christ.
Hardcover, 267 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Moody Pr (first published December 31st 1999)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A Place of Quiet Rest, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A Place of Quiet Rest

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 511)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Janelle
This is an excellent book from one of the great Christian women of our day. I allowed myself to read this book over several months to let the practical advice become habit. I used it as a devotional/study for my own quiet time. I would love to study it with others to dig even deeper into my walk with the Lord. One practical suggestion she gave was how to read through the Bible in a year. I've tried this several times several different ways and I have to say the way she laid it out has been most ...more
M.H.
Loved this book, have given a few copies away. I finished it before losing my husband. What I learned from it, helped me make it through that time.
Mary-wilkes
I read this my jr. year of college, and it was the perfect supplement to what I had been learning about discipline and reading in the Word. It was difficult for me to discipline myself to read, because of habit or just not praying for the desire to be disciplined. But, it was very clear about the scripture that supports scriptural reading and taking time away from our ever-busy schedules to be equipped by the one thing that gives us life, breath, and the energy to live lives pleasing to the Fath ...more
Mary
I would of liked it more but there are times where Nancy Leigh Demoss sort of comes across as a little rigid as how devotional time should be used. There is just way too much emphasis on when, where and how. I am more type of the person that believes that God finds people rather than God just finding them. That being said I feel like only certain parts of this devotional are meant for me.
Kiki
A huge thank you to my friends Charlotte and Beth for the gift of this book! I love the story about Mary and Martha on pp.40-45; it is perfect, especially during Advent. It reminds me how important it is to strive to live like Mary in a "Martha" world. My to-do list tends to get the better of me, and I often lose sight of the true meaning of the season.
Leigh Ann
I have almost completed this book. I'm always impressed with how Nancy Leigh DeMoss is able to motivate me to discipline my time with the Lord and to crave more time with him. She is a means of grace! This is a great book to motivate you (biblically) to find your place of quiet rest at the foot of the cross through the word of God!
Dory
Nancy Leigh DeMoss shares her heart with her audience, sharing with them the blessings of a daily quiet time spent in worship and devotion to God each day. An excellent instructional read for a new Christian as well as an encouragement to the more seasoned Christian. This challenged me to bring back the intimacy to my devotions.
Ann
A beautiful book of 'back to basics'! Not just a 'how to' manual but also reminders of 'why' and 'what'.
Drenched in scripture references, heart-warming and challenging.
Marshan Alma
I felt like this book was long and repetitive. I read it for a Bible study, and was bored after the 5th chapter. I do love Nancy Leigh DeMoss. I think she's amazing.
kelly
If you need to revitalize (or begin) your daily quiet time- this is the book to get you focused! I highly recommend it and really any other book by Nancy Leigh DeMoss.
Angela Good
Excellent devotional!
Jess
She was a little too pushy in all that you should sacrifice..... made me feel guilty rather than inspired.....
Polly
It was a very inspiring book. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to draw closer to the LORD.
Jacqueline
This book is very helpful for people who do not have a background or new to the idea of devotions.
Amy
A good book on how to and why one should develop a daily devotional habit.
Jane
The beginning was good, but about halfway through I started to lose interest.
Shiffra
This book was very inspiring to me and made me want to spend time with G-d.
Katy
This is a wonderful book that is a great encouragement to me.
Rachel
This book was so convicting and changed the way I do my quiet times.
Jennifer
this book is wonderfully written and encouraging to read.
Juanita Whaley
Apr 15, 2013 Juanita Whaley is currently reading it
Shelves: religion
THIS IS ONE OF THE BOOKS I USE DOING MY DAILY DEVOTIONALS.
DeAnna Wilder
One of my all-time favorite books!
Hollie D
Very good and helpful.
Amy
HIGHLY recommend this!
Audrey
It is quite inspirational.
Andrea Marshall
This book is sooooo good!!!
Hannahh
Great book!
Tammy
Apr 13, 2008 Tammy rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Ladies
A great devotional book to remind us of the importance of a daily time with the Lord. Very inspirational!
Marius S
Marius S marked it as to-read
Jul 26, 2015
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 17 18 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Everyday Prayers: 365 Days to a Gospel-Centered Faith
  • The Hour That Changes the World: A Practical Plan for Personal Prayer
  • Overcoming Fear, Worry, and Anxiety: Becoming a Woman of Faith and Confidence
  • Loving God with All Your Mind
  • Womanly Dominion: More Than A Gentle and Quiet Spirit
  • Disciplines of a Godly Woman
  • Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home
  • Becoming a Titus 2 Woman: A Bible Study with Martha Peace
  • True Community: The Biblical Practice of Koinonia
  • Running Scared: Fear, Worry, and the God of Rest
  • Women of the Bible: A One-Year Devotional Study of Women in Scripture
  • 10 Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health
  • Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus: Experiencing the Peace and Promise of Christmas
  • Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds
  • Lit!: A Christian Guide to Reading Books
  • His Word in My Heart: Memorizing Scripture for a Closer Walk with God
  • Spiritual Mothering
  • Pathway to Purpose for Women: Connecting Your To-Do List, Your Passions, and God's Purposes for Your Life
63345
NANCY LEIGH DEMOSS is the author of twelve books, including the bestselling Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free and Choosing Forgiveness. She is the host and teacher for Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him, two nationally-syndicated programs heard each weekday on over 1,000 radio stations. She is a mentor and spiritual mother to thousands of women and a leader of the True Woman move ...more
More about Nancy Leigh DeMoss...
Lies Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets them Free Lies Young Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free, Companion Guide Choosing Gratitude: Your Journey to Joy Lies Young Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free Brokenness: The Heart God Revives

Share This Book

“Unlike any other book that has ever been written, the Bible is alive; and it comes to with a personal Tutor-the Holy Spirit, who lives in us.” 0 likes
“Whatever approach you take to reading the Bible, don't let yourself become a slave to the method. Don't get so caught up in the mechanics that you miss the point.” 0 likes
More quotes…