Saturday, April 16, 2011
Max on Life by Max Lucado
I enjoy reading Max Lucado's books, hearing his insights; some of my favorite quotes are by him. I was happy to see this new book of his added to the list of other books he's written.
In reading through this new book, Max on Life, I was a little surprised at the format--instead of a read-through book, it's a question and answer type book. You see, he's taken 172 questions that people have asked him in one form or another and written a short (1 page) response to each of them. These questions range in topic from prayer, to relationships, to God's unfailing love for us, to angels, to death, to finances, and etc. It wasn't a really easy book to read straight through from cover to cover, but, oh what a great resource! So many things that I wonder about, or others have wondered about and asked my opinion about, are addressed in one or more sections of this book. Each answer is thoughtfully written, easy to understand, with Scriptural references included.
To further enhance its use as a resource, topics are divided into the sections: Hope, Hurt, Help, Him/Her, Home, Haves/Have-nots, and Hereafter. There is also a topical index and Scripture index in the back to enable one to easily find a question relating to the particular topic they’re searching for an answer to.
This is the type of book to keep on your bookshelf to be referred to for years. It’s not a “read it once” book, but rather one that will be of great use to you throughout the years. It’s timely and succinct, and I think it’d be a great addition to anyone’s library.
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