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Empty Promises

Empty Promises The Truth About You, Your Desires, and the Lies You're Believing

By Pete Wilson
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.32 Stars

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On 4/14 Jonathan Milligan wrote: I love this book for several different reasons. Pete does a great job guiding the reader as to why we have an idolatry problem without being condescending. He shares many of his own struggles from his personal life as to how idols can take the center most place of our hearts (the place where God alone ... What we worship shapes who we are

Jonathan's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/1 Faith Hope & Cherrytea wrote: The 'Good Life' is to be found, but not in one more idol demanding devotion yet offering Empty Promises... With Wilson's challenge, we learn how to replace life's empty promises by turning our focus toward the One Who has already set True and unconditional approval upon us. Turning is the only thing ... Empty Promises:The Truth About You, Your Desires, and the Lies You're Believing

Faith Hope & Cherrytea's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/5 Marjorie Poff wrote: It is easy to get caught up in a life of go, go, go. To keep striving and feel like you are the bottom line to your success and what will make you happy. All of the striving can quickly turn into an idol that leaves you empty. Empty Promises by Pete Wilson is a breath of fresh air for people like me ... Empty Promises...no more

Marjorie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/8 jamieatasu wrote:       I recently read Empty Promises: The Truth About You, Your Desires, and the Lies You're Believing by Pete Wilson.  This book was sent to me for free by Booksneeze.com to review.  Although this is a book meant to change your Christian life, it also made me think ... Empty Promises Book Review

jamieatasu's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/13 Amber McKee wrote: Ever think "if I just had more money, a bigger house, a better job, ________, life would be better?" You're definitely not alone if you have! Everyone has fallen for an "empty promise" at least once in his or her life, but those who succeed are the ones who can break free of these lies and learn to live ... Feeling Empty?

Amber's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/17 Zenichka wrote: In the beginning, Pete clearly states the premise: All people worship something. It’s not a question whether we worship but rather what do we worship. In this book, he focuses on the dreams we have and promises we believe that might take away our attention from God’s quiet voice and His path for ... BOOK REVIEW: Empty Promises by Pete Wilson

Zenichka's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/13 Thomas McAuliff wrote: What a great book! This book allowed me to take time to sit and reflect on what I as a human choose to accept in my life. The lies that I believe about myself instead of those that I should be believing. This book is an excellent read however it may take some time for you to get through it. I made ... Empty Promises

Thomas' Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/12 DaisyKay wrote: This book addresses the issue of leading an empty, meaningless life by chasing after dreams and goals that will only leave us empty and unfulfilled. It was a good book and really hit home on some issues that were not even realized as being issues. To be honest, though, it seems like this topic is discussed ... Empty Promises: The Truth About You, Your Desires, and the Lies You're Believing By: Pete Wilson

DaisyKay's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/27 Chew Keng-Sheng wrote: Pete Wilson has written another thought provoking book! The thing I like about Pete Wilson's writings is that it is simple, yet contains profound, thought provoking questions that makes you think, reflect.  This book is about realizing and identifying the many life's empty promises and replacing ... Book review: Empty Promises The Truth About You, Your Desires, and the Lies You're Believing By Pete Wilson

Chew's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/23 Serving Joyfully wrote: In Empty Promises, Pete Wilson explores some of the many “idols” that we have in our lives, and things that take the place of God in our lives. I really appreciated that he talked about how wanting more, just leads to wanting more. There can never be contentment until we’re seeking the right things. ... Solid, but a bit "fluffy"

Serving Joyfully's Rating:

3 Stars