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Practicing What You Preach

(The Blessed Trinity Series #4)

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Is it a sin to let a good man get away?

The wedding between Angela Gabriel and Brent Underwood promises to be the Birmingham event of the year--and aspiring event planner Melissa Anderson has been working feverishly to make it happen. During this hectic time, she even agrees to go out on a date with a most unlikely prospect: Marcus Peeples. When it came to Marcus, it defin

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Paperback, 300 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Dafina
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Skai
Aug 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Spoilers..

This book was really good, from beginning to end, I still can't figure out how Marcus and Melissa couldn't figure out until later (the ending of the book) that Sasha wanted him back, I was over here SMH, like here who go again another one, who leave a good person who has done good by them and treats them great, now they want them back "since" they have gotten themselves into a relationship, where they are happy. I tell you, people are a trip.

BTW: I already knew that lady Alretha was
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SℓιM
Aug 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Spoilers *****

Ha, Karmas is definitely a mother chicken hen. She thought sure she was going to get Marcus back, it's funny how people don't realize a good thing until it's gone, and that person has moved on to the next person who loves them, and they love them back. Reminds of what my sister had mentioned to me about a lady she knew has cheated on her man (her husband) and left him for another man, and now she regrets it and wants him back. Funny people want you back, and when Marcus asked Melis
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Tonya
Jan 15, 2019 rated it liked it
Uh... no, sorry, that is not quite right. The biblical definition of repentance is grief and Godly sorrow over wrong doing. Only THEN do we turn from sin.

I don’t condemn the author because I wrote my own books before I understood doctrine too. I just hope she will learn and correct herself.
Donna Scoggins
Oct 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
It can be difficult to practice what you preach! Whether in marital, family or single relationships, adhering to the scripture daily requires sacrifice and humility. These characters take you through the struggle!
Barbara Young
Oct 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Angela found out that Aletha was indeed her grand mother. And Sasha wanted to get Marcus back only because he had finally found him a woman. Glad he didn't let her stop him because she was trying to use the child as an excuse why they should get back together as a family.
Love that all her Chapters start off with a scripture before the book continue. I don't remember the chapter but while I was reading it, it was like being in Bible Study.
It's important that we practice what we preach and that do
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Karen
Dec 03, 2017 rated it liked it
A nice scriptural book Christian based
Donna Campbell-Cook
Awesome

Fantastic read, a relative recommended the first book and I became so engrossed that I am planning to read the whole Blessed Trinity Series
Adrienna
What are you willing to do locate a relative? Gayle Cane visits her cousin, Angel Gabriel revealing some past revelations (secrets). Angela is willing to act on it, before her wedding day.

Marcus Pebbles falls in love with his high school sweetheart, Sasha. After a failed marriage and daughter, Aaliyah, he wants to get back into dating. He agrees to take Melissa on their first date to church service. At first, it seems like Melissa is still turned off by Marcus, using D-word as an excuse. Bible
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Andita
May 31, 2009 rated it really liked it

Well to start off I related completely to the main female character. She was believable, smart, and witty. This book was not my usual read except in the fact that it was a romance. I felt the author did a great job in creating believable characters. I enjoyed reading this and would recommend it to anyone who loves a Christian romance. The book was a very motivating read. It talked about some of today’s issues with relationships. I enjoyed the “mini sermons” throughout the book also. The author h

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Dream 4 More Reviews
Vanessa Davis Griggs has a blend of characters with social issues, baby mama drama, and unveiling faith. Characters are well-written that interweaves some generational curses that need to be broken, religiosity, judgmental believers, and genuine angels that step out of the norm. There are some characters you cannot help but love, and others question their motives when they realize they lost something good! Do not jump to other people opinions of you, do not be quick to anger, and loose what God ...more
T.Say
This was a pretty okay book. It was lacking in the romance area despite being about a dating relationship. It's my first Christian fiction. Therefore, I am not sure if the bland intimacy points are standard. Either way, not enough umph for me even if it is for sanctified folk. ;) Also the story's tension was strong, but the accumulation and climax were lacking. I got to the end thinking, is this it? *insert confused look* Also, I did not get how the subplot fit with the over all story. I was tem ...more
Stephanie Nicole
Aug 07, 2011 rated it liked it
This book was really good. Vanessa Davis Griggs give's you real information and facts from quoting scriptures from the bible to prove the topic on divorce she wrote in this book I can really dig it a lot of information I didn't know and yes I took notes LOL. What I didn't like about the book was how it ended I didn't like the way he dissed the ex in front of his child he didn't have to do it like that to me that wasnt so christian like his ex was really being sincere about how she felt and she w ...more
Diane Rembert
Feb 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Practicing What You Preach is the fourth book in the Blessed Trinity series, which introduces Melissa, an event coordinator on the uprise. She is planning a wedding while praying for one of her own, but may not be prepared for whom God has chosen for her. A few familiar characters reappear in this book, and more secrets are revealed. Once again, Mrs. Griggs has awed me with her way with words. Not only was I entertained, but at one point, believed I was in Bible Study. I learned sooooo much from ...more
Honey
Mar 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
I am in love with this whole series! it has blessed me so much. I write down and keep track of the list of scriptures. For me these books have shown the application of scriptures in real life. Also I like reading books that are fun but don't compromise my beliefs. I can't wait to see what happens to all the characters.
Nicole Sharon
Jul 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. I was a little frustrated with Marcus regarding the ex. I kept telling him to man up! The ex is a brat to say the least. Along with her shady mama. Oh but I was hooked from start to finish. Ms Vanessa amazes me. While each book in the series seem different, they are all intertwined. . Love it!
Benzette
Mar 01, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
Recommended to Benzette by: Vanessa Griggs
I loved it. It was a great way to tie in new characters to an old story line. I have followed the series all the way through and I loved the new people and the way you tied it all in. I can't wait to read the next one.
Elaine Tomlin
Love comes in all shapes and sizes and true love will over come obstacles.
Latanya
great read...enjoy!!!
Arlena
This indeed was another good novel by Vanessa Davis Griggs.
Janene
Apr 13, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really enjoyed this book! I'm a big fan of Vanessa's work.
Wanda
Jun 03, 2012 rated it really liked it
Love this book! Another great read. Vanessa Davis Griggs adds the passion of the holy spirit that you can feel
while reading her books. Vanessa is surely one of my top pick authors!
Karen Knightshead
Thoroughly enjoyable and inspirational. God is faithful and His promises endure forever.
Linda Jack
Apr 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was my first read from this author and it was wonderful.
Darlene
Oct 03, 2013 rated it liked it
Story is good example of having faith & waiting on God. However, too many cliche's and sometime I couldn't relate the scripture to storyline for that chapter. ...more
amandra
I enjoyed this even though it took me awhile to get into the story witch Marcus and Melissa I was happy to see how angels story progressed
Monicapigford76
Oct 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I love this book !!! the two stories about to difference couples was amazingly written and I love how the author used in full detail of what a
Sharonbrown
Apr 20, 2010 rated it liked it
Decent soap opera. Predictable storyline and ending; nicely done.
Ena Torres Almonte
What DOES the bible say about divorce and finding love again?
Pearl
Jul 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone that loves a clean christian romance novel
This was a such a wonderful romantic story with a beautiful ending. So enjoyed it.
Dee
Feb 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Love reading these books.
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Vanessa Davis Griggs is the author of novels: DESTINY UNLIMITED, THE ROSE OF JERICHO, PROMISES BEYOND JORDAN, WINGS OF GRACE, BLESSED TRINITY, STRONGHOLDS, IF MEMORY SERVES and PRACTICING WHAT YOU PREACH, GOODNESS AND MERCY, THE TRUTH IS THE LIGHT, RAY OF HOPE,, REDEEMING WATERS, FOREVER SOUL TIES, THE OTHER SIDE OF GOODNESS, THE OTHER SIDE OF DARE, THE OTHER SIDE OF DIVINE, STEELY GRAY and COUNTL ...more

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