Official Review: The Tears of Gethsemane by Deborah Faulks

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Official Review: The Tears of Gethsemane by Deborah Faulks

Post by Rosemary Wright » 12 Dec 2018, 09:46

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "The Tears of Gethsemane" by Deborah Faulks.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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The Tears of Gethsemane, by Deborah Faulks, is a spiritual book. It's full of advice for Christians to enable them to overcome trials in the course of their ministry or fulfilling their purpose in life. According to the author, believers are exposed to temptations at one point or another, so that God's glory will be unveiled in their lives.

Deborah begins the book by discussing what happened in the garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed to God, saying "Father, if you're willing, take this cup from me, yet not my will, but yours be done..." After praying, an angel from heaven strengthened him, and the Bible tells that his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground. Deborah defines the garden of Gethsemane as a time when a believer is at a crossroads. Using Jesus Christ as an example, she admonishes the children of God to continue in their ministry in spite of challenges, pointing out that no matter the trials and tribulations they may go through, God will always give them victory.

Comprising 147 pages, this spiritual manual is a quick read, and it's filled with words that will strengthen its readers, especially if they are experiencing tough times. It's light but deep. In an interesting manner, it highlights ways to overcome the oppressive force contending against one's mind and life's vision, just as Jesus did in the garden. In addition, at the end of some chapters, there are some relevant questions for readers to reflect on, which will enable them to evaluate their spiritual lives.

The Tears of Gethsemane shows how to pray effectively, using Jesus' prayer life as a model of prayer. Again, Deborah discusses the model of prayer Jesus gave to his disciples, which is the Lord's Prayer. In a fascinating way, she analyses the prayer, bringing out revelations from the words in it. Furthermore, she states that every Christian has been saved for service and encourages them to walk in their calling because God has called them to help others. If you don't like reading publications consisting of Scriptures, you can skip this one because it contains a good many of them.

In conclusion, this book is exhortative. It comprises a lot of helpful spiritual information. It was well edited; I found only a couple of errors. Therefore, I rate it 4 out of 4 stars. I couldn't rate it lower since I didn't see any significant flaw, and I recommend it to all Christians and any non-believer who is experiencing difficult times.

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Post by Ice dragon » 14 Dec 2018, 18:00

Sounds very powerful, which generation do you think it's aimed at? It sounds quite mature.

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Post by TJanowski23 » 15 Dec 2018, 06:34

This sounds quite insightful. Thank you.

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Post by T_stone » 15 Dec 2018, 08:28

This looks like a very encouraging Christian book. I have a few people I can recommend this one to. Thanks for the review.
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Post by KADIRISALIFU » 15 Dec 2018, 17:49

i love it thank you very much, this is one of the best christian book of the year you are exeptionly brilliant & educative authur great job kudos to your elbow i am going for the copy now,it teaches moral & ways of getting deep in christianity,thank you very much. :D

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Post by kandscreeley » 15 Dec 2018, 18:55

This sounds like a book that I need. I'm no longer in ministry, but I could use some inspiration and encouragement. I love that it talks about the garden of Gethsemane and prayer. I'll put this on my list. Thanks.
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Post by teacherjh » 17 Dec 2018, 11:47

This sounds like an amazing, encouraging book.

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Post by Melissa Shaw » 19 Dec 2018, 13:09

Great review! Sounds like a book I need to read. Everyone needs encouragement at times. This book also sounds like something I would recommend to friends and family.

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