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Empty Promises

Empty Promises The Truth About You, Your Desires, and the Lies You're Believing

By Pete Wilson
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.31 Stars

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On 6/23 Savings in Seconds wrote: Very rarely do I give books a 5-star rating on my reviews, but here is one winner that absolutely deserves it. Empty Promises by Pete Wilson will hit home with anyone searching for a more meaningful life. The thing is, as Wilson describes, you might not even realize that you're searching. Plan A ... On My Bookshelf: Empty Promises by Pete Wilson

Savings in Seconds' Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/16 Tarrus Crew wrote:  If you have ever dealt with disappointment, discouragement, or defeat because of what you believed to be unanswered prayers, this book will give you perspective and encouragement to continue to fight.  Author Pete Wilson, pastor of Cross Point Church dissects the feelings of defeat and discouragement ... Empty Promises Book Review by Pete Wilson

Tarrus' Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/15 Ally Garner wrote: When I read the subject matter was about idols that block our relationship with God, I really thought this might not apply to me. Ha! Just typing out that admission of arrogance is embarrassing to me now. Pete so eloquently and gently pointed out how we all battle habits that get in the way of our worship ... Faith Changer

Ally Garner's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/15 The Daily Walk wrote: In Pete Wilson’s sophomore title Empty Promises: The Truth About You, Your Desires, and the Lies Your Believing he hits home on something that affects us all. You see we have idols that try to control our lives. Idols that will try to convince us they will give us happiness, but all they provide us ... Empty Promises by Pete Wilson

The Daily Walk's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/13 Dave Ketter wrote: Idolatry is on a lot of folks' radar these days. Tim Keller writes and preaches about it. Mark Driscoll rants about it. Now Pete Wilson writes about it-- skillfully, I might add. In Empty Promises: The Truth About You, Your Desires, and the Lies You're Believing, Pastor Pete Wilson looks at some of the ... Empty Promises Directs you to the God Who Keeps His Word

Dave Ketter's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/13 michbrinson wrote: Having known Pete personally for a number of years it has been an honor, joy and privilege to read his work and to see him prosper and grow as a pastor and author. It's funny, I remember when I was volunteering as the "backstage" coordinator at Cross Point in its early days, one of my jobs was to make ... Empty Promises is Filled With Encouragement

michbrinson's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/13 Richard Burkey wrote: Diagnosis and prognosis, that's what Pete Wilson's book, Empty Promises offers. His intent is to show the truth about ourselves and even more the lies we find ourselves believing. Pete does a great job of uncovering our idols. Not the statues from long ago and far away, but the idols and empty promises ... Diagnosis and Prognosis for a Fulfilled Life

Richard Burkey's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/11 Lindsey Bell wrote: Your greatest temptation in life will be to chase after not what is ridiculously evil but what is deceptively good" (119). In his newest book called Empty Promises, Pete Wilson describes several of these "good" things that we often struggle with: -Achievement -Desire for Approval -Power -Money -Religion ... Empty Promises by Pete Wilson-Highly Recommended

Lindsey's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/10 Rev. Dave wrote: We all have idols in our lives–things we give more priority to than God. Maybe not all the time, but sometimes, at least, they exist. In Empty Promises: The Truth about You, Your Desires, and the lies You’re Believing, Pete Wilson takes an up-close look at some of the more common things we put faith ... A Good Reality Check for Us All

Rev. Dave's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/6 Brian Hawker wrote: Disclaimer: I received a copy at no cost from the Book Sneeze program. In exchange for a copy of the book I agreed to provide an honest review, good or bad, in my own words. My review is my own. Thank you. The book Empty Promises by Pete Wilson is a must read for Christians and non-Christians alike. ... Empty Promises by Pete Wilson

Brian's Rating:

5 Stars