"I absolutely loved this book! CeCe presents truth and a no-compromise message in the language of today's youth and in a way that connects with the hearts of young women. Her passion for the next generation is evident as she offers sound wisdom and practical advice on how to be a champion in this life. " Nancy Alcorn, Founder and and president of Mercy Ministries; author of Mercy for Eating Disorders, Mercy Moves Mountains, and Echoes of Mercy
Always Sisters: Becoming the Princess You Were Created to Beby CeCe Winans
Award-winning singer CeCe Winans has a heart for God and a heart for you and your future. And in the pages of this book, she shares her heart and her vision for you as a daughter of the King
Becoming the princess God intended you to be has a lot to do with discovering -- who you are as His daughter and who you can be as a sister to those who walk beside you.
Award-winning singer CeCe Winans has a heart for God and a heart for you and your future. And in the pages of this book, she shares her heart and her vision for you as a daughter of the King of Kings.
Each day's devotional will help you grow more and more into the princess you were created to be. You'll find --
- a message from CeCe's heart to yours
- scriptures to guide you in your royal walk as a princess
- journaling questions to help you look into yourself and into God's Word
- an Always Sisters Sister Tip to help you be a sister to the princess beside you
It takes just twenty-one days to make a new habit. The twenty-one devotional messages in this book were designed to bring out the princess in you. They form a crown that you can wear again and again.
- Howard Books
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- 418 KB
- Age Range:
- 13 Years
Read an Excerpt
You Are a Daughter of the King
The music video shows a young man rapping verses over a throbbing beat. In the video, everything revolves around him. He sets himself up as a king, dripping with gold chains and diamond pendants shaped like his initials, rims, and even a cross. He's fully dressed, but the young women spinning around him have very little on.
No matter. The scantily clad video girls are an accessory, no more valuable than the cheap chains around his neck. They are useful only as long as they please the rapper. When something bigger, shinier, or prettier comes along, he discards them. Nobody knows the video girls' names. Nobody looks into their eyes. Their attention is focused on the parts of the girls' bodies that God meant to be secret. Do you think these girls feel special?
Once, you were just like those video girls. You were a slave to sin. But Jesus noticed you. He's far more powerful and much richer than a rap star. And He's definitely more compassionate. Jesus scooped you up in His gentle hands. He didn't leave you to die. He picked you up from the muck and mire you were trapped in, looked into your eyes, and fell in love with you. He cleaned you up and told you to live (see Ezekiel 16:6-7). Then He did something truly amazing: He adopted you (see Ephesians 1:4-5).
You are part of a royal family. Galatians 3:26 says, "For you are sons [and daughters] of God through faith in Christ Jesus" (NASB). "God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts crying out, 'Abba, Father!'" (Galatians 4:6 NASB). Abba is the privileged, deeply personal way to say Father. It's like calling God Daddy. You are the King's beloved baby, His priceless princess.
He also off ers His tender father care, always: "Do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on" (Matthew 6:25 NKJV). Our great God, King of all Kings, promises to clothe you in a splendor that rivals the lilies of the field (see Matthew 6:28-29). Jesus said even King Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed as beautifully as those flowers. And you will be clothed in greater garments, Princess.
Wear your crown with joy! Your shining robe of righteousness. Walk in the light He's given you. You are rescued. You are saved. You are His, the daughter of the King. Always Sisters © 2007 by CeCe Winans
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