Book Byte: Good News for Weary Women
The gospel is not for the strong or the fit or the winners of this world. The good news of Jesus Christ comes to those who are weak, sinful, weary, and suffering. Elyse Fitzpatrick understands the gospel and she understands the women who struggle to embrace the gospel as good news. In every city and every church, women struggle to escape the to-do lists, steps, and bad advice of their lives. For this purpose, she wrote the book featured here: Good News for Weary Women. She writes to the women around her, "There is good news for you. You don't need to learn secret steps, try harder and harder, wear yourself out in an attempt to be beautiful, snag Mr. Perfect, or raise perfect children. You are already welcomed, loved, forgiven, and completely okay. You can laugh and rest and resist all the ways the world lies to you and tell you you're not good enough. And you can love God because He has already loved you. You can be free to fail, to rest, to love, to be weak, to grow, and to know that everything is already given to you in Him."
If you are in search of help for the weary women in your life or church, consider this book as a resource to bring help and hope. In it Elyse Fitzpatrick addresses:
Chapter 1: How Did We End Up Here? Chapter 2: What Ever Happened to the Good News? Chapter 3: Laws, Rules, Steps, and More Bad News Chapter 4: When Rules Define You Chapter 5: The Delusion of Self-Perfection Chapter 6: Who is Your God? Chapter 7: He said Us! Chapter 8: What's on His List for You Today?
Each chapter includes question for reflection and discussion, as well as real-life examples of weariness and gospel solutions which bring strength and comfort from Christ.