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  • Guarded by Christ: Knowing the God Who Rescues and Keeps Us

Guarded by Christ: Knowing the God Who Rescues and Keeps Us

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Heather Holleman used to live a fragile life, a prisoner to fear, anxiety, and despair. Like many younger women, she knew Jesus, but she wasn't strong in Him. Her search for comfort seemed unending.

Then one day, while reading a simple statement in Scripture, "God guards the lives of his faithful ones" (Psalm 97:10), that all began to change.

In Guarded by Christ: Knowing the God Who Rescues and Keeps Us, Heather guides women through a series of practical mental shifts that immensely helped her live strong in the Lord. Learn how in Jesus, you are guarded:

  • By righteousness instead of condemnation
  • By peace instead of anxiety
  • By hope instead of despair
  • By the Holy Spirit's power instead of self-effort
  • By a crucified life instead of a self-important one
We all need maturity in Christ that prepares us not just to endure anything, but to live from the strength and peace of Jesus in every season. Guarded by Christ will help women cultivate this maturity, reconnecting them with the Savior who rescues, keeps, and holds us with His love.

About the Author

Heather Holleman
DR. HEATHER HOLLEMAN is an associate teaching professor at Penn State, speaker, and author. She designs advanced writing curriculum for the English department and loves helping students thrive professionally. She has written eight books, including the bestseller Seated With Christ: Living Freely in a Culture of Comparison; and an award-winning book on evangelism (co-written with her husband Ashley Holleman) called Sent: Living a Life that Invites Others to Jesus. Her forthcoming book The Six Conversations: Pathways to Connecting in an Age of Isolation and Incivility (Fall 2022) helps fight the loneliness epidemic by inviting readers to enjoy better conversations. Heather also serves with Faculty Commons in the professor and graduate student ministry of Cru. She has two daughters and three cats, and she blogs daily at www.heatherholleman.com. Her podcast is "The Verb with Heather Holleman." When she's not writing or teaching, Heather is growing a plum orchard, looking for turtles in the woods, or gathering with friends for dinner and a movie.

Endorsements

In days of terror and horror, when danger prevails and safety fails, we all need a place of security, a sure protector who will not yield. That person is our God, and Heather Holloman leads us to know Him in a fresh, even transforming way: as the God who guards us. She unveils the reality of who He is and how we are safe with Him. Just when we need such a certainty.
 
JUDY DOUGLASS
Director, Women's Resources, Campus Crusade for Christ International (Cru)
Author of Letters to My Children: Secrets of Success


Why do I love Heather Holleman's new book? Yes, it is authentically honest, refreshingly perceptive but that it is not why I love it. Heather wrote Guarded by Christ because guard became her new favorite word in Scripture. As she shared from her heart, guard became my new favorite biblical word too! Do you desire to know how God guards your soul? Read this book and you will find yourself praying, "Thank you God for all the ways You guard me!"
 
LINDA DILLOW
Author of Calm My Anxious Heart and Satisfy My Thirsty Soul

 

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Product Details

ISBN: 978-0-8024-1487-8
Publish Date: October 2016
Dimensions: 5.25 x 8
Format: Paperback