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David Brock

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The Magnificent Obsession

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Reviewed: 19-08-2019

Holiness is the narrow road. The Way of safety our pathfinding Saviour marked out for us through the minefield of this wicked (twisted, perverted), world. When we deviate from it, either through ignorance or wilfully, we take the chance of stepping onto a mine. It is not only the Way, it is an unstoppable force. It is the ultimate protection. I plan to listen to this book repeatedly. This book is profound!

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What an inspiration!

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Reviewed: 05-02-2018

This book on the life of Joseph and the life it details are both truly excellent. It is both a delight to listen to and an inspiration to live out in my own life. It also proves that God is not only in our good times but very much a part of our dark and difficult times, "strengthening, completing, perfecting and settling us - making us what we ought to be. Equipping us for every good purpose, while He, Himself works that within us that is pleasing in His sight". A settled persuasion about this will enable us to allow Him to get the job done. I said the book is excellent, an often inappropriately used adjective that is wholly appropriate here. This is truly a five star work on all levels of measurement.

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David: A life of possibilities (for us)

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Reviewed: 22-01-2018

David holds such a special place in scripture because he wholeheartedly loved God and took advantage of EVERYTHING God offers - victory and rewards for faith and courage, sweet satisfying companionship (Psalm 25), mercy for failures, everliving hope regardless of circumstances. David and God, God and David - a love affair for the ages. God is no respecter of persons - what He did for one man "after His own heart" He will do for us if we will love Him (above all else) in the same way. Chuck Swindoll has captured it all magnificently. He is a man of true Godly insight! 5Stars without reservation.

An excellent read

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Reviewed: 02-04-2016

A good journey with a credible and satisfying climax. Apart from the ongoing triumph of the book's hero, the story is not predictable; a rare and welcome feature. It establishes the author as first rate. This book is a page turner that maintains an excellent pace throughout with neatly crafted sub-plots that add value, dovetailing back into the main plot. I first became aware of the author in his role of a credible banner carrier for Tom Clancy in a Jack Ryan novel. In this book, however, his own considerable creative talents are on display.