Awhile ago I joined BookSneeze.com and spoke for Max Lucado’s new book Out Live Your Life ... You Were Made To Make A Difference. In exchange I am to write a review, post it here and on some place like Amazon. So, here is my review.
I am not sure what I expected – but this book wasn’t it.
Perhaps I thought Max Lucado would be offering something personal to me, telling me how to come out of blah living, rise up out of the occasional doldrums, and get a new and exciting perspective on life. Instead he creatively reminded me of how good I have it in this part of the world, and how so many are lacking in the comfort things that this world offers. He reminded me of my comfortable Christianity, and of the spiritually depraved, and of those who hunger to know God, and of those who dare to know Him in places where Jesus is not welcome.
Max challenged me to look beyond my supposed needs to consider once again the needs of others and what more I can do to help make another’s life a little more bearable. I have often thought that if we each were to make a positive difference in one other person’s life – what an impact and growing influence it would have on our world. Max gives many simple examples of how to do that, never straying far from the word of God.
So, even though this book wasn’t what I expected, it is more, and what I needed to read. Max Lucado’s writing style doesn’t disappoint. This book will take you beyond your own narrow space in the world and open to you a panoramic view that will broaden your horizons. If you really pay attention, put time and thought into each chapter’s study questions in the back, and seek God’s direction for where your focus should be – you can out live your life. In so doing you will find excitement through making a real difference in this world, one person at a time, in Jesus’ name.
You can find Out Live Your Life ... You Were Made To Make A Difference listed on my BUY THE BOOK! page.
Have you read this book yet? Any thoughts?
Thanks for reading, and … Creative Musings! 🙂