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  1. Wounded by God's People: Discovering How God's Love  Heals Our Hearts
    Wounded by God's People: Discovering How God's Love Heals Our Hearts
    Anne Graham Lotz
    Zondervan / 2013 / Hardcover
    $13.49 Retail: $19.99 Save 33% ($6.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 17 Reviews
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  1. Carol
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Excellent Reading
    November 19, 2013
    Carol
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This book teaches you what forgiveness really means - each chapter takes you on another level - one of the best books I have ever read on staying focused on the Lord.
  2. Scranton, PA
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Forgiveness is powerful
    November 7, 2013
    Scranton, PA
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Well-written book with personal testimonies. She writes about what every Christian experiences in the church and she gives us Scriptural ways to love, overcome and move on with forgiveness.
  3. 2tykes
    Trout Run, PA
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    October 18, 2013
    2tykes
    Trout Run, PA
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Anne Graham Lotz writes with such wisdom & compassion about both being wounded and being a wounder. She really digs into Hagar's story.
  4. Debbie from ChristFocus
    Harrison, AR
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Good, but sometimes hard to follow
    October 14, 2013
    Debbie from ChristFocus
    Harrison, AR
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    "Wounded by God's People" is a Christian Living book about forgiving and healing from deep hurts. The target audience seems to be Christians who have been so badly hurt by other Christians that they are deeply bitter and angry and have completely rejected the church or even God.

    From the first few pages, I'd expected more of a Bible study with a focus on how we shouldn't reject God based on how God's people act. So I'd expected a focus on what God is like (compared to his people), but the book focused more on how we ought to respond to Christians when they hurt us. There were some points about how God pursued and had plans for Hagar, but the focus of Anne's stories was more on forgiving others and healing.

    Each chapter had two main parts: Anne's speculative retelling of the Hagar story and Anne's stories of how she's been hurt and what she found helped her to heal from that hurt. Hagar's story was mainly used to point out the different ways a person might feel when hurt by one of God's people.

    The book was generally easy to follow, but I got stuck on things like God being in the darkness and God using hurt to plow us deep so fruit can grow. I didn't really follow how she was getting that from the Bible, but probably I simply wasn't understanding her metaphors.

    To be honest, I found "The Search for Peace" by Robert McGee to be easier to follow and more helpful in leading me to forgive and heal from deep hurts of all kinds. But others might feel that Anne's book speaks to their hearts and touches them where they're at.

    I received this book as a review copy from the publisher through Booksneeze.com.
  5. AMKreations
    NY
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Help for the Hurting
    September 26, 2013
    AMKreations
    NY
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    In her latest book, Wounded by God's People, Anne Graham Lotz gently approaches the subject of being wounded, as well as becoming a wounder, but she doesn't stop there. She also encourages the reader toward repentance, forgiveness, and reconciliation. Through the Biblical story of Hagar, the Egyptian slave to Abraham and Sarah, Anne walks through the painful process of wounding that takes place in the hearts and lives of people, oftentimes inflicted by the people we've grown closest too, in the Body of Christ.

    Anne shares from the hurtful experiences in her own past. She walks vulnerably down a road of transparency, as she encourages the reader to take a deeper look into their own life and actions, exposing areas where deeper works of cleansing need to take place. Her thoughts and words are backed by scripture, as she points us toward the God who loves and cares for both the wounded and the wounder. She reminds us that God does hear when we call, even as He heard the voice of Hagar in the wilderness.

    I would highly recommend this book to anyone who has ever been hurt. Even if you think you have everything under control, this is a must read. God has blessings for each one of us, even in hurtful experiences. We have to accept and embrace the times of wounding...but Anne tells it so much more eloquently, so get yourself a copy of this book.
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