Flirting With the Forbidden by Steven James

Flirting With The Forbidden

by Steven James

Description:

In our fallen world, temptation is normal. We run into it every day and we all are susceptible to falling victim to its enticements. We’re tempted to cheat on our taxes, milk the clock, lust after someone other than our spouse, dishonor our parents, lie to our friends, covet our neighbor’s trip to Europe. But just because we must live with temptation doesn’t mean we have to let it master us.
In Flirting with the Forbidden, bestselling author Steven James reminds readers that we are always just one step away from bowing to temptation, that we all share the same potential and propensity for evil. Combining powerful first-person narratives from Scripture with thought-provoking reflections on temptation, discipleship, and grace, James helps readers grow in discernment and reliance on the Holy Spirit and develop a deeper, more intimate walk with Christ.

My Review:  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥

I’ve read some of Steven James’ novels and loved them. But I wondered if a great story-teller would hold my attention when talking about the temptations we all face. He did. Steven James, by telling stories about Bible characters and the struggle they faced, showed me the areas where I need work, where I flirt with the forbidden. But he did more than that. He offered hope through grace and practical suggestions to help me live in a way that pleases God. I highly recommend that every Christian read this book.

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About Tamera Kraft

Tamera Kraft has been a children’s pastor for over 20 years. She is the leader of a ministry called Revival Fire For Kids where she mentors other children’s leaders, teaches workshops, and is a children’s ministry consultant and children’s evangelist. She is also a writer and has curriculum published including Kid Konnection 5: Kids Entering the Presence of God published by Pathway Press. She is a recipient of the 2007 National Children’s Leaders Association Shepherd’s Cup for lifetime achievement in children’s ministry.

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