Discovering Delight: 31 Meditations on Loving God’s Law Blog Tour

Shaun Tabatt —  December 15, 2014
Discovering Delight: 31 Meditations on Loving God's Law Book Cover Discovering Delight: 31 Meditations on Loving God's Law
Glenda Mathes
Reformation Heritage Books

Does the concept of loving law sound strange to you—like two things that just don’t go together? Christians today often don’t want to read about law because they would rather revel in gospel and grace. Yet the Bible clearly links law with love, a connection we see in Psalm 119. In these insightful meditations, author Glenda Mathes sheds light on this “long psalm that often gets short shrift.” A closer look at Psalm 119, in particular, and several other psalms and Old and New Testament passages encourages readers to discover the delight of God’s written Word and rejoice in loving His law.

This week, the Cross Focused Reviewers are participating in a book review blog tour for Discovering Delight: 31 Meditations on Loving God’s Law (Reformation Heritage Books, 2014). Excerpts and links to the reviews will appear below as they are available:

“As I read this book, I found myself challenged and encouraged in the faith, to love Jesus and His Word more.”
Reviewer: Brian Mann
Rating: 5 Stars

“As I was reading this book, I felt I was sitting at the feet of a wise teacher, one with a deep love for God.”
Reviewer: James Pate
Rating: 3 Stars

Discovering Delight stresses the importance of God’s Word in the life of a Christian; therefore, I highly recommend it for all Christians.”
Reviewer: Beth Saathoff
Rating: 5 Stars

“This book would make a great devotional for starting off 2015.”
Reviewer: Victoria Ireland
Rating: 4 Stars

I recommend this book for Christians as a one-month devotional, to spend one month really getting into the Word of God, meditating on His Word day or night. This book could also be utilized as a group or individual quiet time material by every church that wants to their congregation to learn or cultivate a habit of meditation on scripture.”
Reviewer: Chris Ho
Rating: 4 Stars

“If you desire a way to spend your daily devotions in a unique way, this book is a nice avenue to take.”
Reviewer: Cheryl Hart
Rating: 3 Stars

“I encourage you to read each chapter carefully and dwell on each portion,”
Reviewer: Val Belley
Rating: 5 Stars

“This book is a perfect daily devotional book geared towards helping us see God’s law for what it is and teaching us to love it and ultimately Him more.”
Reviewer: Jonathan Roberts
Rating: 5 Stars

“This book will remain near my reading chair for help in frequent feasting upon and delighting in God’s law.”
Reviewer: William Perkins
Rating: 4 Stars

“This is the ideal book for starting the day with because it leads the reader into God’s Word.”
Reviewer: Kaye Chalwell
Rating: 4 Stars

“a devotional I recommend for those who desire to deepen their love and delight of the Lord, His Law and His Word.”
Reviewer: Lesley Eischen
Rating: 4 Stars

“You may read the devotionals in the morning, but the words will resonate with you throughout the day.”
Reviewer: Hal Marshall
Rating: 5 Stars

“A book that has small suggestions packed with good, sound Biblical advice! Looking forward to reading many more from this author!”
Reviewer: Jalynn Patterson
Rating: 5 Stars

“The devotional covers 30 days of scripture reading of Psalms and commentary ending with questions for reflection. You will not only be challenged with the questions, you will be encouraged of the simplicity of the Gospel.”
Reviewer: Jeanie Schwagerman
Rating: 5 Stars

“Reading this devotional will renew a passion for Scripture and a desire to be obedient to Jesus”
Reviewer: Mike Boling
Rating: 5 Stars

“Discovering Delight is the perfect book for anyone looking for a short 10 minute devotional read for their day that will leave thoughts lingering through the rest of the day.”
Reviewer: Joey Parker
Rating:  4 Stars

“I recommend this book to a wide readership.”
Reviewer: Jonathan Tomes
Rating: 5 Stars

“These “31” books are brief but bold in the line of devotionals. Glenda Mathes knocks this one out of the park!”
Reviewer: Louis Zinc
Rating: 5 Stars

“Those who read the book will discover a lot to delight in.”
Reviewer: Michael Hansen
Rating: 3 Stars

“If you enjoy devotionals, but wish they went further in depth, this is the kind of volume for you.”
Reviewer: Allen Mickle
Rating: 5 Stars

“This is a nice easy to read devotional.”
Reviewer: Deon Vannostrand
Rating: 5 Stars

“there is a lot of meat which is packed into the small reading… I really enjoyed this book and would certainly recommend it to others.”
Reviewer: Amanda Talbert
Rating: 4 Stars

“Each devotional section is quite short, so it is easy to complete during the day, but there is a lot of substance which is packed into the small reading.”
Reviewer:  Karen Lyons
Rating:  4 Stars

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