Known by God
40 Devotions and Insights on Women of the Bible
by Our Daily Bread
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Pub Date 02 May 2023 | Archive Date 31 Aug 2023
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Average rating from 26 members
This book was sent to me electronically by Netgalley for review. It is a book of daily Christian readings. Women in the Bible. I like this…factual and simple.
There is a lot to appreciate about Known By God, 40 Devotions and Insights on the Women of the Bible. It contains the stories and insights from women in the Bible we are very familiar with it (such as Mary, Ruth, and others) but it also continues inspiration from women we aren’t familiar with. There are few who could name 40 women from the Bible, much less something we can learn from them, so that adds to the interest as well.
I also like that it has space to journal with questions to answer. This is something uncommon for a devotional and I see it adding a lot to the experience.
I loved it. This devotional was great. It has beautiful designs throughout the pages. This particular one has the Bible verses included in the reading. It provides you with questions to reflect and engage on what you have read. It also includes a commentary, word study or character profile and varíes by day. I enjoyed it and would definitely recommend it. I love devotionals and have a few myself and will definitely add this one to my own library.
This was a great devotional of women of the Bible. I enjoyed reading this and it’s insight into how God worked in each of their lives. There are timeless lessons in the Bible that still apply to women today.
Devotional for Women with the Women of The Bible.
This is a devotional books directed to woman on the woman of the Bible. It consist on 40 devotionals that encourage to know the Women in the Bible and to walk along them facing and learning from the challenges they faced. Their stories are written in the Bible to teach and inspire us, to help us learn from their example and in many ways they reflect our own lives, they voice our fears, desires and passions. If we are to learn by example, let it be from the example of the famous women of the Bible.
I like that the devotional are not very short, you are to learn or review the women life and then it sets application for the contemporary woman.
May God bless you and transform you to His image and you may become the women He created you to be.
Thank you to the publisher, author, and NetGalley for this Advanced Reader Copy in exchange for an honest review.
I really enjoyed this devotional. It was very insightful and I learned alot. Wasn't too heavy of read for q devotional. Loved the space for writing. I find that important with devotionals as I get older to write my thoughts down. Will definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a devotional book.
Inspirational and well-written devotional book on Women of the Bible. The devotions start with women of the Bible from the Old Testament, and then women from the New Testament. Forty devotions for women about the various trials and persecutions women have gone through in the Bible. Highly recommended & wonderfully written!
This was a beautifully laid out devotional book. I liked the varying views and insights from authors sharing reflections. I enjoyed diving deeper in word studies, as well as the historical insight, and appreciated the practicality of the engagement sections.
Each devotion introduced you to women we encounter in scripture as they encountered the personal, almighty God. The layout, the printed scripture, the story-like devotions that led to a deeper dive and a place to think, write and engage with scripture were put together nicely.
Thank you to the publisher, author, and NetGalley for an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review.
Very Good Devotionals
The women writers of Our Daily Bread has done an amazing job of providing this 40-Day Journal. Each of the forty days, a notable biblical female is discussed, starting with Hagar and ending with Priscilla.
Each day the authors discusses the women in terms of their significance and the biblical scripture in which they are referenced. On certain days, there are word study sections, in which readers are to try to identify themselves in the particular woman's situation.
This is a very good and inspiring devotional that I feel is beneficial to women desiring to learn of women's role in our biblical beginning. Highly recommend.
Wonderful book by Our Daily Bread that helps us ponder through the women of the bible with scriptures, prayer and meditations, There is a lot you can learn from these women like Hagar, Rebekah, Leah, Rachel, Tamar, Miriam and so on. Not only this book was exciting to read but it helped me identify where I need to improve as a woman in my journey with God. To be honest with God, Be patient with God about my fears and Hope. To be faithful and be courageous to rise up boldly asking God to help through. This book is great tool for devotional bible reading time.
Thank You NetGalley and Our Daily Bread, Anna Haggard Publishers an ARC copy for my honest review.
Thoughtful, relevant and hopeful 40-day devotional Known by God highlights women of the Bible, their imperfections, strengths and humanness, all used of God then and thousands of years later.
Not only are better-known women such as Hannah and Ruth discussed but so are lesser-known women such as Jochebed, Rizpah and the Shumammite woman. All were instrumental in God's word.
So much to love from learning and living lessons such as faith, trust and hospitality to word/name origins to tips such as engaging our imagination when studying Scripture. We are reminded to embrace uncertainty and that sometimes God is silent to stretch our faith. One of the most important lessons I've learned recently which is in this book is "Waiting for God's timing may give us a greater miracle than what we had hoped for." So true!
If you seek a closer relationship with our Father and desire to grow spiritually, this devotional book is for you.
My sincere thank you to Our Daily Bread and NetGalley for providing me with an early digital copy of this introspective and thought-provoking book.
I received this for free to review on Netgalley. I really liked this, it talks about the many women in the Bible and how their lives reflected God's glory. It also has room for journaling your thoughts and questions to help you dig deeper in the Bible. Our Daily Bread has always had trustworthy material and I would recommend this devotional.
Known By God
By: Our Daily Bread
Release Date: May 1st, 2023
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Thank you @netgalley and @ourdailybreadpublishing for this ARC.
There are 40 different women that are shared in this devotional and how they are connected to the overarching themes of the Bible.
What does the Bible say about women?
Hagar was cast out, Leah overlooked, Elizabeth shamed for her infertility. Others lived with disease, danger, disaster, loss, or lament. What do we learn from these women?
Nothing about you escapes God’s notice.
No matter her circumstances, each woman of the Bible featured in Known by God encountered the One who was willing to enter into her broken reality. And though she was once excluded, heartbroken, or ashamed, her Creator gave her a renewed vision, inviting her into His plan of redemption for all eternity.
Discover the God attentive to every detail of your story by journeying with the women of the Bible. Women of all ages will resonate with 40 devotions, prayers, reflections, historical insights, and word studies written by the women of Our Daily Bread. The corresponding Bible passages offer a complete devotional experience in this richly designed package. You’ll meet with the God who sees you, loves you, and wants you to be a part of His plans and purposes to make all things new. Will you allow Him to renew your vision?
"Where are you coming from? Where are you going?"
This devotional is written by over a dozen women who write for the publication, Our Daily Bread. Their work is edited by Anna Haggard. Forty women from the Old and New Testament of the Holy Bible are featured in this book. Scripture with text and references opens each devotion with the title, which is a name of a woman from Biblical time including Eve, Deborah, Elizabeth, Mary the mother of Jesus and more. The writer adds a personal story or observation, a word study and specifically engages with the reader at the end of the four-to five-page offering. A brief prompt for journaling, questions or a challenge is the method of engagement.
I received my advanced reader's Kindle copy of this publication from Our Daily Bread Publishing through NetGalley. This is my unsolicited opinion about the book. I liked this collection so much I will definitely read it again. The devotionals and insight into these special women who were used in various ways by God are beautiful and in depth yet simple to understand. They made me wonder about each woman, her life and the lives of those around her. I could easily associate my life and circumstances with them. I was challenged to think and imagine about their challenges, environment and blessings. It's an excellent book.
It made me think.
A partial quote, "In God's eyes, we are worth the best..." accompanying scripture: Romans 5:8
You are worth God's best.
This was a great devotional. Exploring women of in the Bible along with examples from women of today. I would recommend this book to anyone.
This devotional is unique, studying the women of the bible in a devotional is something I haven't seen yet. Typically they are bible studies and workbooks, but having the option to have a short moment studying the women in a quick glimpse is so needed and necessary. These women can teach so much and the length of this daily devotional is attainable. I also love how the full passage about these women is listed in the devotion. This way it's very easy to read on an e-reader and nice that the word is included in an accessible format right in the book. This way you can easily see in one book the points made between the text and the author's comments and what she has learned and is appreciating.
Known by God, 40 Devotions and Insights on Women of the Bible by Our Daily Bread is an excellent devotional. The format, background illustrations and insight of the commentaries following the scripture is wonderfully done. I especially liked how longer passages of scriptures was given instead on just one or two verses. The reflection and engagement questions gave pause so that one could ponder before honestly answering before the Lord and myself. I especially like the word study or insight into the times or traditions of the women.
This is a devotional that I will reread again. I am thinking that it will be interesting to see how my thoughts and answers to the questions have changed over time. It is also a marvelous gift to a friend or family member. While this is a pdf for me to review, I will purchase a paper copy for myself. It is just that good.
The publisher through Net Galley provided a complimentary digital copy. I have voluntarily decided to read and review, giving my personal opinions and thoughts.
I’m always looking for devotions and studies that help me get closer to God, and Known By God by Anna Haggard has done just that. I love the different word studies that the author brings up and how she explains how things would have been for the women in Biblical times. This devotion studies 40 women in both the Old Testament and the New Testament and does an really good job of digging deep into their lives.
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Wonderful devotions for empowering women. Especially someone going thru a difficult time. This made me feel hopeful for the future and my relationship with Christ. I haven’t read every devotion yet, but I’m very pleased with them.
I loved the concept of a devotional based around different Bible women. Unfortunately I was disappointed by how much each day stayed at the surface of each story. Admittedly it is a devotional rather than an in depth study, but one of my pet peeves with womens Bible studies and devotionals is that there is rarely any depth, and to me this fit that typical standard.
I loved this book!! I have always been interested in the women of the Bible, and this book gave me a different story everyday as well as a prayer and a way to journal what I thought.
This is a powerful and inspiring book that delves into the lives of various women in the Bible, reminding us that nothing about us escapes God's notice. Through 40 heartfelt devotions, prayers, and historical insights, it beautifully illustrates how God is always there for us, offering a renewed vision. This is a good resource for women of all ages seeking to deepen their faith and connection with God.
thank you to netgalley for the arc! i have always admired women of the bible and wanting to study their characters and virtues. this book does just that. this was incredibly helpful in my faith journey in understanding the bible on a deeper level. i do wish i have a physical copy of this so i could make annotations and notes!
Known by God
Our Daily Bread
What an utterly wonderful devotional book on 40 women from the Bible. In-depth and powerful. This would make an excellent study or gift. I will be re-reading this one, as I am sure I did not absorb all the nuances of each story.
I highly recommend it as a daily read or as an adjacent to your daily Bible reading.
I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher and Netgalley.
absolutely love this book I Bible journaled about each of the men and their amazing roles in the most important road map to life we will ever read. loved how they were short versions which left me wanting to read more about each women which lead me looking deeper into the Bible