Page 61: âThe Bible says, let that which is in darkness be brought to light. ð. And since we've never met a party we didn't love you know we couldn't just do a regular old book … I think if fear is stemming from pride, then pride is a sin and I completely agree. Iâm so glad youâre sharing your thoughts on this book! Rachel Hollis' brutal honesty speaks volumes about how the … Girl, allow yourself to be washed by Christ and made ready for the wedding feast of Heaven. I know this from dyeing during the birth of second child and two demons coming towards me. In this Famous Book " Girl, Wash Your Face ",The Author Rachel Hollis, Through her vast personal experience tries to help us in making us have hard conversations with our self's by holding our accountability for our joy, and failures, and for the lasting outcome of our actions. And just in seeing the cult like (facetious) following of Girl, Wash Your Face, brought me to this article because I hadn’t been able to put my finger on why I cringe when i see another friend reading (& raving about) it. Thatâs the whole theme of the satanic bible. I went in thinking that this would be something similar to an Angela Thomas or Max Lucado book, but it was completely not like that at all (& I should have realized this when I saw Jen Hatmakerâs exclusive review on the back, #falseprophet). Another way of saying Self-help is Growth. Which is more selfish than going out and actually using your gifts/talents to obtain them yourself. Thank you for the in depth article. Not sure of your age or the author referenced, I am 47 and married for nearly 25 years with three beautiful grown babies! Thank you for this article. These five things changed my life and I believe that it will change your… Islam and Christianity? Itâs because they were waiting on someone else or something else to do it for them. Iâm sorry but youâre thoughts on Rachel Hollis are so disheartening to me. I am not sure a public rebuke is the best way to persuade someone, especially when you were trying to express being more biblically sound was better. Ladies!!! We need to keep our ‘spiritual antennas’ fired up and pay attention when they signal us. Girl, Wash Your Face In this book, each chapter tackles a different lie Rachel has believed, the authentic examples from her own life illustrating those lies, and then the methods she used (or wish she had … Instead they sit back and wonder why they donât have the things they want. â¤. Hey Ready to learn the Key Points of This Book in less than One Minute? Jesus is not only the Way. I referred my friend to your review. She wrote this book to reach all women of all races, faiths and who they choose to love. Thank you Mellissa for saying this to defend Rachel. But there’s some problems, one large enough that I couldn’t bring myself to finish the book, simply skimming the rest of the book to make sure I wasn’t in error. Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be (Signed Exclusive Book) Published November 23rd 2018 by Nelson, Thomas, Inc Give everything you have and more for the sake of reaching your goals. He is the only truth. Thank you for your comment. It makes no sense to say that every religion can be right. BOOK TOUR . Or take yourself seriously. Loved it xx. Yeahâ¦. Adam and Eve walked with God and there was no fear. I, too, had discernment while reading her book. The darkness lets those fears fester and grow until they become stronger over time. I will be sharing your post on social media because I think your review is spot on. Wow. Finally make a right move to buy or listen to this book in more Detail. by Rachel Hollis. I did read it all the way through because I thought surely what everyone was raving about would hit me eventually. Everything you said right here is what I was thinking. In fact, I wrote an article on it back in March but I was too terrified to publish it because so many women these days love their self-help books…but, I finally hit publish on it last month and its my most popular article! I appreciate your comment and I appreciate that you took the time to respond to my post, I hope that God uses what I write for His purposes. Not everything is meant to be an attack and itâs just her opinion. I was hoping to get more info on the book before buying. So. Thanks again for this article! I found it hard to relate to her go-getter, you're-the-author-of-your own-destiny argument, when 90% of her audience doesn't have the … Honestly, I knew it was a “no go” as soon as I read the author considered Beyonce a role model .. Iâve almost bought it several times and now I am soooo glad I did not! Thank you for writing this review and Lord bless you and your ministry! THANK YOU for sharing. amzn_assoc_title = "Alternatives to Girl, Wash Your Face"; Because at the end of the day, ALL Christians feel fear. Lead them to meaningful Bible study. Rachel is the daughter of a Pentecostal minister, and her grandfather was a Pentecostal minister, too. I don’t see Jesus as being someone who pushes people to him. 2 Tim. I’m only trying to make you aware of what i researched and learned from this book.So,I will only share you as much And yes, you are also on your own journey. Donât be disheartened. She is constantly giving God the glory and thanks. Her storytelling is fantastic and easy to read. Not to create an argument by any means because there is much that I see as truth in Sarah’s statements but I also think there is a very fine line between the legalistic portion of Christianity (think Pharisees who knew scripture better than anyone and truly thought they were living the correct life) and who Jesus intended this religion to be. / Girl, Wash Your Face Book "LIVE WITH PASSION AND HUSTLE" In this challenging and inspiring new book, Rachel exposes the twenty lies and misconceptions that too often hold us back from living … Thank you Elaine. I think this message is for a younger audience because we want instant success and that isn’t Jesus and that isn’t how the world works. Don’t disregard this book and what this wonderful young christian woman has to share with the world because of one negative article. Everyday low prices … References to the Bible, Jesus, her faith, or Christianity can be found in each chapter. Our hearts need to be soft. He taught and people came to him to listen because of their own choice to do so. Now comes her highly anticipated first book featuring her signature combination of honesty, humor, and direct, no-nonsense advice. First of all, âsharing the gospel is abusive?! Thank you so much for sharing your review. In Christian culture it just looks different, especially on the extreme end. Iâm pinning this for my group to consider. But then the scariest thing of all really is how easy it is for us to stumble into the all-inclusive, never-offend-anyone, watered-down gospel that isnât the gospel at all. Thanks for the heads up! We need to be prayed up, fed on His Word, and spend time in His presence so that our discernment will be fine tunes to know the truth, from almost true. Itâs the âDo what makes you happyâ culture. Instead of publicly shaming her and criticizing her, since she obviously struggled with valuing herself at some point in lifeâ¦maybe contacting her personally may have been a better way to share your views and guide her to what you feel is right. Faith is one of the most abused instances of this. Oh, so you have heard of this book – Girl, Wash Your Face! Thanks for purchasing Girl, Wash Your Face! She didnât narrow her audience and she wanted to reach as many women that might need to be uplifted by a community of strong non judgmental women. I donât completely understand what she means, as I donât see that in your critique. He literally was sent so that humans would start seeing other humans for the souls they were created to be, in the likeness they are created from and point them toward God, the creator. Nothing personal to Rachel but man it was getting to be like nails on a chalk board! Thanks for giving your honest review. No one comes to the Father but through Me.â John 14:6. It requires discipline. This book made me sad, to be honest. Frustrating to see how blind people are. Maybe I will get to read it one of these days but I applaud you for the courage to go against the grain! The reasons I gave are my personal opinions. I researched this book when I saw it on someone’s Christmas list. Thank you for speaking the truth in love. Her self-help book Girl, Wash Your Face—since … says that she would be open to a ritual sacrifice to get a book deal. In our attempt to elevate Christ, we must be careful not to step on a sister to do so. And truth is, ultimately, Jesus â He is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one can have communion with the Father or access to Heaven apart from the Bridge that He created when He choose to be obedient to the Father and die for our sins. Itâs the subtle lies the enemy tries to sneak in on us that we need to watch out for. as a woman, I noticed her self-discipline and was inspired to keep trying to reach my personal goals. I do agree with this generally – I was a librarian in a different season of life and we always appreciated when people used and even requested our faith-based books. One of two things will happen: 1) you will not purchase a book you wish you hadnât (see above post from Christ-centered Mama), or 2) you will keep a Christian book on the shelf of a public library. So many bloggers want to âspeak outâ and have so much to say, but lack the integrity of having the right motive in saying it. Bowed down backed up and ran. I would love to tell you that it was not worth the hype, but I cannot. She’s (loosely) referencing Ephesians 5:11-14, which reads: âHave nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. Jesus Christ, sent from the Father, was 100% God and 100% man. I think it’s so important to get to the root of the issue when it comes to fear. Itâs well written and you can sense the irritation in your words. Thanks so much for quoting directly from her book and refuting with scripture. But if you experience fear, you are not sinning. It’s a fun read. A religion isn’t a religion if it doesn’t have some kind of exclusivity claim or preferred lifestyle. Anita, YES, YES AND YES! It was so informative. Girl Wash Your Face Book Tour GWYF WORKSHOP. Iâm so glad iâm not the only one who couldnât finish. FEAR is not a sin. He is the Truth. God has used this book as a catalyst to grow me in so many ways and specifically closer to Him and in my faith walk in general. On top of quite a few other things. I think she made good points in the book but I also had several red flags. https://www.soulshepherding.org/fear-not-365-days-a-year/. God loves us and He wants us to have fulfilling lives, He calls us to action, He gives us gifts and talents to use for His glory and to help others. The one leads to the other. God expects us to put in some work, you know? John is talking about those who are not perfected in love, which looks at the immature or baby Christian who has not yet understood that when we love God with our whole heart, mind and body, we will be abiding in the Vine and not walking in the flesh or in sin. Are you listening to that voice in your own life? Her watered down scripture references were not sincere. It IS possible that He has used this book to help others. But you 100% nailed it. We live in the end times, and just like the Bible tells us, people will seek out those who tell them what their itching ears want to hear. information as I can in this relatively short post,In order to help you know whether this book is useful for you. Rachel Hollis is unashamedly Christian and she intentionally wrote a secular book to reach millions which she has. And Satan certainly played the same game with Eve. You are very brave to share your views about something thatâs so popular in mainstream (and even Christian) circles right now. Did you fully read the post? It’s encouraging to see real people be honest about just how hard it is to get published. amzn_assoc_asins = "0802415288,0802418368,1732081808,1433541769"; We want you to join the Christ-Centered Mamas Facebook group!Â Â Come and askÂ and answer questions… be encouraged by other Christian moms. (PDF) Girl Wash Your Face Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You | RaymondHodson Bates - Academia.edu Academia.edu is a platform for academics to share research papers. Fear, is in no way a sin. I hope that if she reads this post, that she would feel that I have clearly and kindly spoken against her theology. Most christians just sit back and wait for all of Godâs rewards and blessings to come their way. Thatâs not true about 365 commands to fear not. When it strikes I know to hunker down, pray and be still before my anxiety causes me to sin against God… anxiety stems from fear and fear from the devil…. Take care of yourself because no one else will. Heaping unto themselves teachers having itching earsâ¦sensual worldly wisdom. This bugs me so much. Half truths are a dangerous thing! After listening to a podcaster I highly regard and now reading your post I know that this book is not for me. I don’t think the Apostle Paul would agree with her interpretation. After continuing to listen (audible) I got it, why this book is so popular. Girl, Wash Your Face, which was published in February 2018 by Thomas Nelson, a HarperCollins imprint devoted to “Christian content,” is an amalgam of stories, tough-love advice from … I believe that God puts the strength in each of us, and that He uses tools like this to aide us in using the strength that He has given us. This stuff we do is never perfect. Kudos for the article. Because of that and a number of reasons it hurts my heart to read such negative articles like this. With you Gina, I have seen it widely shared the end of the day, all feel... 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