From Gravel To Glory

From Gravel To Glory

by Gina Calvert


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ISBN-13: 9780979889356
Publisher: DeWard Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/2008
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 0.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)

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From Gravel To Glory 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Wyn More than 1 year ago
This book was very deep and required lots of thought. This book is about your foundation. You are the temple of God. Temples must be built on firm foundations or they crumble. So, how's your temple foundation? Ms. Calvert uses a number of references to famous psychologists and their works. That's ok though, it makes the reader think. Ms. Calvert uses the temple of the Old Testament to show how God will take the making of your temple today and apply His rules to it's construction and deconstruction. God finds all the gravel, or perhaps it's a boulder, in your foundation and brings it to your attention in order to replace it with His firm cement. In order to remove that gravel God has to have your attention and then has to dig it out and replace it. This can be very difficult, traumatic, and sometimes annoying but you always emerge on the other side better and stronger if you allow God to do the building and not try to do it all yourself. Ms. Calvert has divided her chapters into subsections that are well written and complete in each piece. I found this very important because if something struck me that I needed to mull over, I felt that I could stop reading at that point and think about it without getting lost when I returned to the book. I enjoyed this book and will definitely reread it many times to find more gravel in my foundation.
K_McLain More than 1 year ago
Sometimes in life, it is as if you are holding on by a thread. You may even doubt that God is hearing your cry for mercy. In Gina Calvert¿s first book, From Gravel to Glory: Becoming a House of God published by DeWard Publishing Company, Ltd., she reveals that God never wavers in His love and mercy for you.

Gina Calvert adopts the belief that disclosing her own struggles to help guide you is a part of the building process to becoming a house of God¿not for sympathy or to condemn, but that revealing will facilitate in your building process as well. The book of 176 pages is divided into three compelling and comprehensive sections Open Your Eyes: Seeing the House Plans, Open Your Mind: Participating in the Building Process, and Open Your Heart: Enjoying the House.

You will be guided through this book with compassion and humility, resolution and depth, and many powerful scriptures. You will begin to see that God can turn your life From Gravel to Glory. Even if you have started to assign meaning to your pain, this book will help you to acquire deeper meaning and clearer insight. The first chapter Making Sense Out of Change will lay a foundation that God is there each step of your journey. Gina Calvert¿s From Gravel to Glory: Becoming a House of God will inspire you to not only rise above your pain, but to examine your pain and it¿s correlation in your building process.