Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Review: Arms Open Wide: A Call to Linger in the Savior's Presence by Sherri Gragg

  • File Size: 549 KB
  • Print Length: 223 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1400323460
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson (May 6, 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English

Book Description

Come near. Stop striving. The Master of the banquet has raised His glass to welcome you as His dear child.

So often Christians view Christ as someone who's far away and can't be approached until they have their lives in order. In "Arms Open Wide," author Sherri Gragg proves that Christ is a kinder, more tender, more loving Savior than many understand Him to be.

Sherri writes in fictional narrative form while mixing biblical history with scripture, creating a setting that transforms readers back in time and places them right in Jesus' presence. For thirty-four days readers walk with the Savior to witness miraculous healings and events, and give fresh insight into His power by thinking and feeling with people whose lives became instantly transformed by His love and grace. Readers journey with Jesus and His disciples in the most important time in history.

Hearts will be stirred and lives will be changed as readers draw near and walk with the Savior as never before.

Features & Benefits: Helps readers experience the kindness and grace of JesusInstills a deep, lasting impression about the love and forgiveness our Savior offersWill transform readers as they engage in a first-person experience of what it might have been like to walk with Jesus when He was on the earthBrings to life biblical traditions and customs while helping readers experience Jesus' life and the miracles He performed

About the Author

Sherri Gragg is a Tennessee girl who spent 18 years reading theology books and scribbling in journals in between cooking dinner, managing homework, chauffeuring the masses to soccer practice and shouting things she never thought she would ever say like- "Do NOT put your hand in the toilet!"

She was doing all of these things for her five children while becoming a writer and waiting for her miraculous big break. Each day, just before she opened the mailbox, she would turn to her children and say- "Today could be the day. Today could be the day something wonderful is in here!"

And, at last, that day has come...

Arms Open Wide will be released by Thomas Nelson Publishers in May, 2013.

My Review

 Sherri Gragg's Arms Open Wide: A Call to Linger in the Savior's Presence is a beautifully written devotional that is a wonderful addition to anyone's devotional collection.  Each devotion has an old testament reference, a bible reading, a devotion and a prayer. The focus on Jesus is where our focus should be therefore this devotional will be inspirational to its readers.

Arms Open Wide: A Call to Linger in the Savior's Presence is available in both hard cover and as an ebook. The ebook is very reasonably priced at $3.99 if you are looking for a copy for yourself. On the other hand, the hard copy edition is quite lovely and would be a wonderful gift to present to a friend or a new Christian.

I highly recommend this new devotional.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for this wonderful review. As a first time author, reviewers like you mean a lot to me! I am so glad you enjoyed Arms Open Wide. Thanks again! Sherri Gragg