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Trade Paperback
288 pages
Jan 2012
Harvest House Publishers

Pursuing God in the Quiet Places

by Karol Ladd

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Review:

Karol Ladd offers daily reminders of Godís presence and attributes in her short, but effective devotional, Pursuing God in the Quiet Places. The collection includes just over 80 one-page devotions, each accompanied by a Scripture selection and a title that, even read by itself, reminds readers of key roles, names, and traits of God. Each devotion contains no more than a paragraph or two of information -- just enough to give Christians something to think about. Thus, readers are allowed to pursue God by getting to know and trust His character.

Creator. Good. Faithful. Covenant maker. Promise keeper. All-knowing. The God who relates with manís pains. ďYou are the God who sees me... I have now see the One who sees meĒ (Genesis 16:13). Our great reward. Almighty. Able. Eye-opener. Rescuer. Redeemer. The great I AM. Defender. ďThe Lord is my strength and my defenseĒ (Exodus 15:2). Jealous. Holy. ďGod is not human, that he should lie, not a human being, that he should change his mindĒ (Numbers 23:19). Just. Provider. Ever-present. Our rock and salvation. Drawing from Old Testament verses, Ladd uses these descriptions and more to give readers daily inspiration to follow God, who has a plan for each person and who desires that His people know Him. Laddís devotions are short but sweet and convicting. Just as easy to read as to remember to dwell on them, they make Pursuing God a wonderful bedside devotional or coffee table book. Ė Harmony Wheeler, www.ChristianBookPreviews.com

Book Jacket:

Karol Ladd, author of the bestselling The Power of a Positive Mom and A Womanís Passionate Pursuit of God, welcomes women to the presence, character, and love of God in this fresh, gathering of intimate devotions.

One-page meditations with select Scriptures draw from the wisdom and hope of the Old and New Testaments to help readers discover how Godís promises unfold not only in His Word but also in their personal journeys. With encouragement and a dose of pure inspiration, Ladd shares with each woman:

  • Godís care for her daily hopes and needs
  • what it looks like to walk in Godís will and purpose
  • how the Lordís mercy frees women to live fully
  • why knowing God as friend, redeemer, and father transforms all relationships

Godís plan for each woman becomes more evident as she grows her relationship with and identity in Christ. Women will savor the moments they set aside to be with these rich, beautiful offerings from Karolís heart and the heart of Godís Word.