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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 10/27 Marcin Hartman wrote: The best thing about "Empty promises" by pastor Pete Wilson is its honesty. Kinda un-American-like in terms of the depth of the personal report on how the author has been dealing with the idols in his life.We are all prone to falling for something glittery like the lure of power, approval, sex, money ... "Empty promises" Pete Wilson

Marcin's Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/18 Juliet Kennedy wrote: In Empty Promises, Pete Wilson unveils seven idols he believes many of today’s Christians struggle with, including achievement, approval, power, money, religion, beauty, and dreams. Wilson shares personal stories and biblical examples to illustrate how each of these idols in the end delivers empty ... BEEtween the Pages: Empty Promises by Pete Wilson

Juliet 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/10 Janet wrote: I read a book by Pete Wilson earlier this year - "Plan B" which I very much enjoyed, so when I saw this latest book of his was available for review I jumped at the chance to read it. I found parts of "Empty Promises" hard to get into, and I am not sure if that was because it personally challenged me ... Empty Promises by Pete Wilson

Janet's Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/9 Jenn.M wrote: I was so excited to hear that Pete Wilson wrote another book! After reading Plan B, I was so excited to read his new one, Empty Promises. I got the book and dove into it right away. I found this one a lot harder to read than Plan B. I stopped reading after a few chapters and put it down for months, (we ... Empty Promises

Jenn.M's Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/2 Paige Eavenson wrote: Every once in a while a book comes along that strikes a chord in the very fiber of your being. Empty Promises is one of those books that sheds light on the dark places in your life that you think are leading you to a place of freedom. According to Pete, “We all long for more of something in our lives. ... Empty Promises by Pete Wilson

Paige's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/2 Missy Rose wrote: Empty Promises. Pete Wilson’s book unpacks that phrase, illuminating the false idols in our modern life (achievement, beauty, and power to name a few). We so easily fall into the trap of believing the lie that having more money or more beauty will make us feel complete. Wilson points the reader back ... Review: Empty Promises by Pete Wilson

Missy Rose's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/26 Create With Joy wrote: When you hear the words idol and idolatry, what images come to mind? Do you conjure up pictures of people making sacrifices to unknown gods… Temples filled with statues of pagan gods and goddesses… Cultures where animals and ancestors are revered? If this is what comes to mind when you think of ... Empty Promises by Pete Wilson

Create With Joy's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/25 Laura Taylor wrote: So the other book that I've thoroughly enjoyed of late is Empty Promises by Pete Wilson. You may remember Pete from a review I wrote on his previous book Plan B on what to do when life doesn't turn out the way you'd planned. When I had the opportunity to review his latest book I jumped ... Two Great Books (Part Two)

Laura Taylor's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/24 Christabone1 wrote: "Simply put, we are a people wired to worship. The question isn't, "Do we worship?" The question is, "Who (or what) do we worship?" Empty Promises is a book about finding the fullness of life in nothing other than the One True God Jesus Christ. When we chase after the things of this world that are lesser ... No More Empty Promises

Christabone1's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/19 Lesa Brackbill wrote: When I requested this book, I didn't know just how much it would resonate with me and with what God has been showing me lately. I underlined SO many quotes! Empty Promises addresses the issue of worship and asks who we are truly worshipping. Humans were created to worship, but we often misdirect our ... So relevant and truthful!

Lesa's Rating:

5 Stars