"Every time I fish I learn something new. I can say the same thing about this book. Each devotional reading taught me a little more about life, fishing, and my faith in Christ. This one's a keeper!"
-Shaw Grigsby, Jr.
Winner of seven B.A.S.S. tournaments; host of the television show "One More Cast with Shaw Grigsby"
"What a great combination! I love fishing and I love word pictures! Norman Wright provides great illustrations to help the reader understand powerful principles for living a victorious life."
-Dr. Gary Smalley
President of the Smalley Relationship Center; author of Secrets to Lasting Love and The Blessing.
"The Perfect Catch is the perfect devotional for any man, but especially the man who loves the outdoors and values wisdom and understanding. I promise this is a book you'll want to read again and again."
Gary J. Oliver, Ph.D.
Executive Director of The Center for Marriage & Family Studies; author of <Made Perfect in Weakness> and <Trust-Builders>
Inspiring Devotionals for Fishermen
"Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will make you fishers of men."
How many times did Jesus use common experiences such as fishing to teach about the Christian life? Those lessons haven't been lost on H. Norman Wright. A lifetime of fishing and enjoying the outdoors has taught this trusted author and counselor the joys and mysteries of faith.
The Perfect Catch combines fishing tales and tips with biblical applications that are sure to interest and inspire everyone from the occasional angler to the seasoned veteran. Sixty devotional readings capture the humor and wonder to be found as you seek that perfect catch.
|Publisher:||Bethany House Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||6.16(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.77(d)|
Table of Contents
|1||Storms of a Lifetime||8|
|3||Be Careful Out There||18|
|5||What Are You Carrying?||26|
|6||The Best Is Yet to Come||30|
|7||A Timely Prayer||34|
|8||A Life-Changing, Unchanging God||38|
|9||What Kind of Fish Are You?||44|
|12||Stubborn or Determined?||58|
|14||Cast Your Anchor||68|
|17||It's All in the Attitude||82|
|18||Fishing and Marriage-A Good Mix||88|
|19||How Do They Grow So Big?||94|
|20||A Matter of Degrees||98|
|21||Check the Label||102|
|23||All Stressed Up With Nowhere to Go?||110|
|24||Hurried and Hassled||114|
|25||Technique vs. Results||118|
|26||Not Going Anywhere||122|
|28||Controlling Anger Before It Controls You||132|
|29||Shortcuts to Nowhere||138|
|30||What Do You See?||144|
|31||"I'd Rather Do It Myself"||148|
|32||Sacrifice Your Body||152|
|33||A One-Track Mind||158|
|35||Fighting a Lost Cause||166|
|36||Saturated With the Word||170|
|37||Are You for "Reel"?||174|
|38||The More the Better?||178|
|39||Hang In There||182|
|40||Not Too Swift!||186|
|41||It's Your Choice-Change or||190|
|43||One for the Record Book||200|
|44||Setting Your Course||204|
|45||Can You Fish Your Worries Away?||208|
|46||Preparation and Presentation-"The Right Cast"||214|
|47||So, Who's the Victim Here?||220|
|48||Getting a Better View||228|
|50||You're Casting a What?||236|
|51||Lost and Found||240|
|54||Being the Best||252|
|55||Follow the Leader||256|
|56||The Waves of Life||260|
|57||How Many Times?||264|
|58||"I Lost Him"||270|
|60||A Prayer for Today and Every Day||282|
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A great book for the fisherman in your life. The author carefully weaves fishing illustrations in with a daily devotional theme.