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Nothing to Prove : Why We Can Stop Trying So Hard
by Jennie Allen


Overview - No More Pretending. No More Performing. No More Fighting to Prove Yourself.

Are you trying your best to measure up--yet you still feel as if you're losing ground?

You are not alone.

Jennie Allen understands the daily struggle so many of us face with the fear that we are not enough.  Read more...


 
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More About Nothing to Prove by Jennie Allen
 
 
 
Overview
No More Pretending. No More Performing. No More Fighting to Prove Yourself.

Are you trying your best to measure up--yet you still feel as if you're losing ground?

You are not alone.

Jennie Allen understands the daily struggle so many of us face with the fear that we are not enough. And she invites us into a different experience, one in which our souls overflow with contentment and joy. In Nothing to Prove she calls us to...

* Find freedom from self-induced pressure by admitting we're not enough--but Jesus is.
* Admit our greatest needs and watch them be filled by the only One who can meet them.
* Make it our goal to know and love Jesus, then watch what He does in and through us.

As you wade into the refreshing truth of the more-than-enough life Jesus offers, you'll experience the joyous freedom that comes to those who are determined to discover what God can do through a soul completely in love with Him.

Discover the answer to your soul-deep thirst

Too many of us have bought into the lie that our cravings will be satisfied if we are enough and if we have enough. So we chase image, answers, things, and people--and we wonder all the while, Why am I still thirsty?

My single goal with this book is to lead your thirsty soul to the only source of lasting fulfillment: Jesus. He is the living water, a limitless supply that will not only quench your thirst but will fill you and then come pouring out of you into a thirsty world.

Because of Him, you are loved. You are known. You can take a deep breath.

Because you have nothing to prove.

--Jennie

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"These pages are what your soul is begging for"
--Ann Voskamp

"Nothing to Prove takes us on a journey toward freedom from the need to measure up."
--Mark Batterson

We love this glorious and universally resounding message."
--Louie and Shelley Giglio

"This book will help you take your eyes off your problems and put them back on God's promises."
--Christine Caine

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781601429612
  • ISBN-10: 1601429614
  • Publisher: Waterbrook Press
  • Publish Date: January 2017
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.7 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.97 pounds


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Publishers Weekly Reviews

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  • Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
  • Review Date: 2017-01-23
  • Reviewer: Staff

Allen (Anything and Restless), founder of If:Gathering, writes on a theme many women will recognize: a feeling of never measuring up to unrealistic standards of happiness and serenity. She shares her own lifelong struggles of feeling never quite enough for whatever challenge or task is set before her and uses biblical paradoxes to explain how natural and common such emotions are. Allen implores readers to understand that, of course, no one can handle all challenges in life alone, and that Jesus is more than enough for faithful readers to lean on during tough times. Rather than live in angst, anxiety, and a perpetual state of inadequacy, Allen exhorts Christ-followers to embrace their various lacks and lean all the more heavily upon Jesus to make up the difference. Readers will enjoy the lively stories Allen shares from her own life, including a car trip with friends that ended with Allen spilling everything about her inadequacies to them over burgers. In the second section of the book she dips into biblical accounts while offering takeaway thoughts, challenges, and a brief prayer. Accessible and candid, Allens work is sure to find an audience far beyond the many If:Gathering faithful. (Jan.)

 
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