Monday, February 1, 2010

Angels - Book Review & Giveaway

Blog Tour Review
 
Angels by Dr. David Jeremiah
WaterBrook Multnomah Publishers

Dr. David Jeremiah's new book, Angels is making the Blog Tour rounds this week, and I'm pleased to share a review here.

Do you believe in angels? Even those who don't profess to be Bible believing, born again Christians say that they do. It seems there's always an angel story circulating online or a sighting or a report of an angelic encounter. How do we discern the real deal?

Dr.Jeremiah takes the reader on a journey through scripture that documents the Biblical accounts of who angels are and why they exist. You might call this the A to Z guide on angels, for he shares details about their divine purpose, where they came from, and what we can learn from them. This is of particular importance, he says, in light of the increased demonic activity in this generation.

Using the Bible as a guide, he points out how the purpose of a study of angels is to draw us closer to God.  He encourages us to test stories about angels to see if they glorify God in the right way, and help bring salvation. Highlighted also are the attributes of angels; which gives us an example of how to worship and honor Him.

What about the fallen angels? What is their place in God's plan? Knowing the enemy's traits and tactics is important, Jeremiah says, to avoid being deceived by Angels of Light. I like how he covers this area, too, for I think we need to be equipped in this way for the big and little challenges that come our way.

Did you know that the word angel means messenger? We also learn that angels impart strength, guidance, and deliverance for God's people. Now that's something to rejoice about!

Whether you agree or disagree with Dr. Jeremiah's stance on the subject, his well documented research is worthy of consideration. I plan on hanging on to this book and reading it again.

Here's the Giveaway Part:

A hearty Thank You goes to the friendly folks at WaterBrook Multnomah who provided an additional copy for a giveaway.

To enter this exciting February Blog Tour Giveaway, please note the following details:

*Leave a comment on this post. Include your name and email address in this spam busting format: karenelange(at)gmail(dot)com. Entries without name and email address will not be eligible.

*If you already are or become a follower of my blog, mention that in your comment. I'll give you an extra entry for doing so.

Contest ends at midnight, Thursday, February 4, 2010. Winner will be drawn and announced on Friday, February 5. Giveaway open to residents of the United States only.


These books were provided free of charge by WaterBrook Multnomah for review and giveaway purposes.

Thanks so much for stopping by. Happy reading!

36 comments :

  1. Hi Karen,
    We really like David Jeremiah here. So put me in.
    Have a good week,
    Carol

    ReplyDelete
  2. Hi Carol,
    Thanks for stopping! Have a good day:)
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  3. Karen, I would love to have this book. Just because I have always believed in angels. It's Bible!

    God's angels and then the fallen ones too. If I don't win a copy, I will just have to go and buy one that's for sure. Thanks for doing this. Hope your week is super!

    robyn(at)robyncampbell(dot)com

    ReplyDelete
  4. Robyn,
    You're on the list! Thanks for coming by.
    Blessings to you and your gang,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  5. Hi Karen! Oh, I definitely believe in angels. They sure do protect us from harm. The book sounds good. You know I'm one of your followers. Hope your day is super. Sincerely, Susan from writingstraightfromtheheart.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  6. Hi Susan W.,
    I put your name in the hat Thanks so much for coming by!
    Blessings,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  7. That's pretty cool! I'd be interested in what he has to say!

    ReplyDelete
  8. Hi Kristen,
    It was an interesting book. Thanks for coming by!
    Blessings,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  9. Yes, I believe in angels, having been helped by one and visited by another one to encourage me to worship. Great review, I will include this book on my next shopping list. Speak soon. Big hug Karen. (((♥)))
    <")>><

    ReplyDelete
  10. Raymonde,
    I will have to check out those overseas postal rates:) Thanks for visiting!
    Blessings and hugs,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  11. Sounds awesome!!! Count me in!!!

    alisahopewagner(at)yahoo(dot)com

    I am already a faithful follower!!!

    -Alisa Hope

    ReplyDelete
  12. Alisa,
    Indeed you are! I greatly appreciate your faithfulness:) I added your name to the list.
    Blessings,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  13. I definitely see angels as messengers in our lives. Angels come in many forms - people God has placed in our lives to deliver certain messages and guidance.

    ReplyDelete
  14. Heather,
    I agree. Thanks so much for coming by!
    Blessings,
    Karen :)

    ReplyDelete
  15. Hey Sis-in-law,
    I'm a big D. Jeremiah fan so put me in please. Keep running the race.

    Michael

    ReplyDelete
  16. Hey Michael,
    Didn't expect to see you here, but it's a nice surprise! Yes, your name goes in the hat too. If you win, will I be sending it to you or giving it to you in April...?
    Say hi to the gang,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  17. How generous! Please enter my name:

    Jeanette Levellie

    jeanettelevellie(at)gmail(dot)com.

    I am a follower, and I DO believe in angels. We had one put butter in our fridge once when our kids were little and we were completely out of butter. I really should write a story about it.

    ReplyDelete
  18. Jeanette,
    Yes, you should write that story!
    I added your name. Thanks for coming by.
    Blessings,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  19. Dear Karen,
    I guess I started following your blog just in time!
    I love angels, and have a couple of amazing stories of their protection. I'd love to read more about them.
    I'm at panzica(dot)susan(at)gmail(dot)com.

    Many blessings,
    Susan

    ReplyDelete
  20. Susan P.,
    I think you did! Your name is on the list:)
    Thanks for coming by,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  21. It's a fascinating subject; one I'm sure David Jeremiah will treat with his usual studied approach. I love that guy!

    Blessings,
    Kathleen

    P.S. I'm opting out of the give-away since I work for a sizeable church, and often we get advance copies of books. I'll let someone else "win" :)

    ReplyDelete
  22. Kathleen.
    Thanks for stopping and checking out the review. Hopefully you will get to take a peek at it sometime.
    Blessings,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  23. Karen:
    I listened to Dr. Jeremiah when I was working. His preaching is from Godl

    cll4him{at}sbcglobal{net}

    ReplyDelete
  24. Cecelia,
    He does seem to know this topic well. This is actually the first book of his I've read. I've added your name to the list!
    Blessings,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  25. Hi Karen -

    This sounds like an interesting book. I think Billy Graham wrote a book on the subject years ago.

    Please enter me in the drawing.

    susanjreinhardt (at) gmail (dot) com

    Blessings,
    Susan :)

    ReplyDelete
  26. Sounds like a great book, I've never heard of this particular author before, so will have to check it out!

    Lee

    mystylee(at)bigpond(dot)com

    ReplyDelete
  27. Susan R.,
    Jeremiah quotes Graham's book in his book. It is an interesting read! You're entered. Thanks for stopping:)
    Blessings,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  28. Hi Lee,
    Thanks for coming by! I've added you to the list.
    Blessings to you,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  29. Hi Karen! My, you are a much more prolific blogger than I am. I'd love to read this book on angels since if it is by David jeremiah I'm sure it will be very biblically based, so sign me up at crmcc (at) setel (dot) com

    ReplyDelete
  30. Rose,
    Always good to see you! I've put your name on the list.
    Hugs and blessings to you,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  31. I would love to be entered:) Sounds like a very interesting book!

    ReplyDelete
  32. thank you to you and Waterbrook for doing this! Enter me please:)

    ReplyDelete
  33. Dorothy,
    Your name is on the list. Yes, I thought it was interesting. Well, obviously:)
    Blessings,
    Karen

    Terri,
    Yes, I thought it was nice that they sent an extra copy!
    Blessings,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete
  34. Karen, I'm constantly praying for the presence of angels, especially while I teach my sixteen-year-old how to drive. "Please, Lord, put Angels inside, outside, in front, in back, on either side of this vehicle to protect us and all around. Amen."
    Now I'm curious, would Jeremiah think me nuts or is there some hope in these prayers after all?

    Would love to be entered, and I am a follower of your wonderful blog, Karen.

    eileenastels(at)rogers(dot)com

    ReplyDelete
  35. Eileen,

    I think that is a great idea. Psalm 91 talks about giving 'His angels charge over us to keep us in all our ways". Driving lessons qualify in my opinion! I confess that all the time, even though my kids have been driving for years:)

    I added your name to the list.
    Blessings,
    Karen

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for stopping by! I appreciate your input. Have a blessed day!