Lies Girls Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free

Lies Girls Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free


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You can’t change the world, but you can prepare her for it.

Today’s girls face a number of challenges we never dealt with at their age. From skyrocketing anxiety rates to bullying on social media, the Enemy’s lies are everywhere. How do you help the girl you love walk in freedom?

Equip her with Truth. Dannah Gresh, author of Secret Keeper Girl and Lies Young Women Believe (coauthored with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth) brings you Lies Girls Believe. This fun, easy-to-read book engages your daughter in the twenty most important truths she needs. She’ll help solve problems using fun sidebars and it’s packed with wisdom, quizzes, games, exploded quotes, and graphics to help her absorb the message. Prepare your daughter for the difficult challenges she’ll face in the world today with sections addressing:

  • Lies about God
  • Lies about Friendship
  • Lies about the Future
  • Lies about Myself
  • Lies about Boys
  • And more!  

Lies Girls Believe is designed to help your daughter fully understand the Truth so she can live the way God meant for her to live—free!

For the best results, use the accompanying AMom’s Guide to Lies Girls Believe which invites you to critically examine the lies girls believe and discover how to set your daughter free. It also helps facilitate discussion between you and your daughter.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802414472
Publisher: Moody Publishers
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 79,913
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

DANNAH GRESH is the bestselling author, speaker, and founder of True Girl (formerly Secret Keeper Girl), America's most popular Christian tween event. She has authored over twenty books that have been translated into twelve languages, including And the Bride Wore White and Lies Girls Believe. Considered one of the leading experts on the subject of sexual theology and parenting tweens and teens, her resources have equipped over one million moms and leaders as they seek to raise their girls in confidence and Truth. Over 400,000 have attended her live events. Dannah is a frequent co-host for Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth's Revive Our Hearts as well as a popular guest on programs like Focus on the Family and Family Life. She has appeared on CNN, Fox News, and the TEDx stage. She lives on a hobby farm in State College, Pennsylvania, with her husband, Bob, and over twenty animals.

NANCY DEMOSS WOLGEMUTH has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily syndicated radio programs, Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him. Her books have sold more than three million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Have Your Feelings Ever Confused You? 15

Part 1 Truth … Or Problems!

Chapter 1 A Snake Told the First Lie (Where do lies come from?) 23

Chapter 2 A Woman Wanted Some Fruit (Where do lies get their power?) 31

Chapter 3 Jesus Is Truth (Who can set you fixe?) 41

Part 2 Lies Girls Believe And The Truth That Sets Them Free (Your Truth Lab)

Chapter 4 Lies about God 51

Truth #1 God loves yon all the time, no matter what 51

LIE: "God only loves me when I'm good."

Truth #2 God is all you need! 54

LIE: "God is not enough."

Truth #3 You are a Christian if you believe in Jesus and receive Him as your Savior 56

LIE: "I'm a Christian because _."

Chapter 5 Lies about Myself 63

Truth #4 God chose you! 64

LIE: "I'm not good enough."

Truth #5 The beauty that matters most to God is on the inside of me 66

LIE: "Pretty girls are worth more."

Truth #6 You're ready for more responsibility 68

LIE: "I need more freedom."

Chapter 6 Lies about Family 73

Truth #7 Your family is different, and that is good 74

LIE: "My family is soooo weird."

Truth #8 You can be happy even in a broken family 77

LIE: "My family is too broken for me to ever be happy."

Truth #9 God gives you joy when you honor your parents 80

LIE: "My parents just don't get me."

Chapter 7 Lies about Sin 87

Truth #10 Sin separates you from God 88

LIE: "My sin isn't that big a deal."

Truth #11 Hiding sin sets you up for failure 90

LIE: "I don't need to tell anyone about my sin."

Truth #12 Everything we sec or hear should be true, noble, right, pure, lovely, worthy of respect, excellent, and praiseworthy 93

LIE: "What I watch/listen to doesn't matter."

Chapter 8 Lies about Being a Girl 99

Truth #13 God created two different genders: male and female 101

LIE:"Boys and girls aren't really that different."

Troth #14 Your ability to create life is something to celebrate 104

LIE: "Getting my period is going to be awful."

Chapter 9 Lies about Boys 109

Truth #15 You can say "no" to boy craziness 110

LIE: "It's okay to be boy crazy."

Chapter 10 Lies about Friendship 117

Truth #17 We all need faithful friends, and the best way to find one is to become one 118

LIE: "I don't have any friends."

Truth #18 Every word you speak and every thought you think about someone should please God 121

LIE:"It's okay to be mean."

Chapter 11 Lies about the Future 127

Truth #19 Being a wife and mom is a good and important job 128

LIE: "It's not cool to be JUST a wife and a mom."

Truth #20 You are becoming what you will be 131

LIE: "I'm too young to _."

Part 3 The Truth That Sets You Free

Chapter 12 Your Thoughts Are the Boss of Your Feelings (How to Recognize and Identify Lies) 141

Chapter 13 Jesus Wants to Be the Boss of Your Thoughts (How to Replace Lies with the Truth) 153

Chapter 14 Wear the Belt of Truth (Using Truth to Be Set Free) 161

20 Key Truths 164

Notes 169

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

Praise for Lies Girls Believe

I loved Lies Young Women Believe by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth and Dannah Gresh. And now, I am so excited to see Lies Girls Believe introduce younger girls to the Truth that sets them free. Only Jesus can do that, but Dannah makes understanding how to experience it so accessible. I can’t wait to get it into the hands of my granddaughters!

Cathe Laurie

Founder and director of Virtue, the women’s ministry at Harvest Christian Fellowship

Our daughters are being surrounded by positive sounding messages like "Girl Boss" and "Girls Rule the World." But is that the truth? No—the truth is that Jesus is the boss and He rules! I’m so glad Dannah Gresh has written this guide for moms to combat the lies of social media, pop culture, and foolish friends. Grab your daughter and this book, and head to a favorite spot to talk. I know this book will be the conversation starter for many intentional dates with my daughters!

Arlene Pellicane

Speaker and author of Parents Rising and 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom

Girls have never had a more fun way to discover Truth and help them recognize the lies that break trust and relationships. Dannah Gresh clearly compares the lies to Truth in ways girls can identify to correct beliefs about themselves and discover Christ’s goal for their life.

Ron Hunter Jr., PhD

Cofounder and director of the D6 Conference

Author of DNA of D6: Building Blocks of Generational Discipleship

Our girls’ lives depend on their mothers knowing God’s truth. That sounds like a cliché, but for me it was and is still paramount to saving my daughter’s life. Dannah unfolds a process that sets the mother-daughter team free to dispel lies and uncover the truth God wants us to believe about His love for us, ourfamilies, friendships, and our future. You’ll learn how to listen, dwell, believe, and act on God’s truth. Therein is freedom.

Jenny Summers

Executive Director of Pregnancy Resource Clinic and Mother of 8

Lies Girls Believe is fantastic tool for moms to prepare their daughters to stand strong against the lies they will be tempted to believe in their teens and twenties and beyond. Invest in your daughter’s future by equipping her with truth. Because the old saying got it right—an ounce of prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure!

Mary A. Kassian

Author of Girls Gone Wise

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