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Kingdom Woman Devotional
     

Kingdom Woman Devotional

by Tony Evans, Chrystal Evans Hurst
 

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Sub-titled “Daily Inspiration for Embracing Your Purpose, Power, and Possibilities,” this new 90-day devotional for women reinforces the message from the book Kingdom Woman (by Chrystal Evans Hurst & Tony Evans), calling every Christ-following woman to tap into the power of God as she finds and fulfills the purpose for which God has fashioned her. A

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Sub-titled “Daily Inspiration for Embracing Your Purpose, Power, and Possibilities,” this new 90-day devotional for women reinforces the message from the book Kingdom Woman (by Chrystal Evans Hurst & Tony Evans), calling every Christ-following woman to tap into the power of God as she finds and fulfills the purpose for which God has fashioned her. A Kingdom Woman seeks to align herself and operate under the authority of God—in every area of life. With practical insights and applications in both the lives of Christian women and those they love, this devotional will encourage women to embrace their role as leaders under God’s authority, disciple them to live as true heirs under the covenant God made with His children, and challenge women to initiate the practical principles of living under the rule of Christ.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781624051227
Publisher:
Tyndale House Publishers
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
487,625
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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Kingdom Woman Devotional

DAILY INSPIRATION FOR EMBRACING YOUR PURPOSE, POWER, AND POSSIBILITIES


By Tony Evans, Chrystal Evans Hurst

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

Copyright © 2013 Tony Evans and Chrystal Evans Hurst
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-62405-122-7



CHAPTER 1

Kingdom Women Listen to God

Listening to God's voice is the secret of the assurance that He will listen to mine. —Andrew Murray, With Christ in the School of Prayer


Do you feel as if a kingdom woman was someone else? Have you wanted to be her but felt you weren't faithful enough or determined enough? Take heart! That voice in your head whispering, "You're not enough ..." is not God's voice! Rather, your heavenly Father encourages, "You can do this." He confirms, "You're not alone." And He offers, "Let's do it together." Like the father who smiles on his daughter, who prepares her to be all she's been made to be, God is encouraging and equipping you to thrive. As you begin this series of devotions, listen for that voice.

Listening to God's voice mutes the lies that disparage the value of kingdom women. Listening to God rejects a culture that says, "Women are weak and powerless." It contradicts the thought that women are second-class. It refutes the misconception that women must be subservient to men. The kingdom woman recognizes the devil's lies and deactivates them with the truth of God's Word.


Application

1. What specific ways has the enemy tried to convince you that you're not enough? In contrast, what does the voice of God say about your value and your mission?

2. Today, what Scripture will you hold in your heart to prepare you to face the challenges of this day?


Prayer

God, today I disagree with the enemy's lie that I'm inferior, that I'm not enough. I stand on the truth that You have equipped me with everything I need to be a kingdom woman. Amen.

CHAPTER 2

Kingdom Women Are Created in God's Image

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. —Eleanor Roosevelt


A kingdom woman is created in the very image of God (Genesis 1:27). You were tenderly fashioned by God and are entirely worthy. Though the enemy will tell you that you are not enough, you are already enough in Christ. As you grow to become the kingdom woman God made you to be, the most important accessory in your spiritual purse is the truth about who God says you are. This truth is the deepest reality about who you are and dispels the enemy's lies.

This isn't to say that the kingdom woman is perfect. She doesn't live a life free of cares and concerns. She still faces the same challenges and temptations as other women. She still puts on her cute red stilettos one at a time! But by agreeing with God's vision of her, she lives in the reality of who God has made her to be. Each morning she chooses to fulfill her role as a woman of purpose. Satan has no power over a woman who disagrees with his schemes. He cannot make her feel inferior. In fact today, kingdom woman, he'd better watch his back.


Application

1. In what ways have you felt you don't measure up as a kingdom woman?

2. How does God see you and every kingdom woman? How are you made in His image?


Prayer

God, this day I will see myself as You see me—a kingdom woman formed in Your image. Help me to understand fully what that means, and empower me to fulfill Your purpose. Amen.

CHAPTER 3

The Story That Is True

Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers. —Hans Christian Andersen


Some of the earliest stories our parents read to us, as children, were fairy tales. Whether the nineteenth-century Grimm brothers' versions or the twenty-first-century Disney versions, stories of noble princes and princesses who battle evil captured our hearts and minds and imaginations. They touched something inside us that longed for our lives to make a difference, to matter.

In the kingdom Jesus ushered in, we have become players in the story that continues to unfold. We aren't laboring mice who stitch a dress for a princess. We aren't the small underground diamond miners who keep house with an undercover princess. No, in the kingdom of God, we're the actors. The movers. We are the ones who exercise authority in the name of the King.

When we pursue justice on behalf of the poor and marginalized, we exercise dominion. We do it when we welcome a stranger or befriend a sinner. We do it when we teach others what God is like.

Allow your life to be written by the fingers of God, confident that you've been created and called to rule with Him. There is one Lord God, Yahweh, Master and Ruler. As you position yourself under His authority, you are equipped to live out your unique purpose as a kingdom woman.


Application

1. When you were a girl, or now as a woman, what was your favorite fairy tale? In it do you hear echoes of God's story?

2. How will you, as a kingdom woman, exercise dominion this week by serving as an agent of God's rule?


Prayer

God, You are the one true Ruler of all. Help me hear Your voice that calls me to partner with You, and give me courage to respond faithfully. Amen.
(Continues...)


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Meet the Author


DR. TONY EVANS is the founder and president of The Urban Alternative, a national ministry dedicated to restoring hope in personal lives, families, churches and communities. Dr. Evans also serves as senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas. He is a bestselling author and his radio program, The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans, is heard on nearly 1,000 stations around the globe every day. For more information, visit: tonyevans.org.

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