Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power

By Timothy Keller

My Summary: Think all idols are Greek gods and Asherah poles? Think again.  Counterfeit gods and idols can be money, greed, power, sex, lust, which are visible to the world and apparent to many. However many counterfeit gods and idols are held in secret and likely overlooked by many, even you.  Think: sports teams, kids, houses, cars, admiration, success, beauty, physique, alcohol, and your image.

This is  great read and eye-opening if you want to identify idols and counterfeit gods in your  life.  After God has helped you identify the these in your life, he'll help you deal with them in a gracious and merciful way.

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Knowing God

By J.I. Packer

My Summary: Think of all the attributes of God, who He is, how He loves, how He disciplines, when He shows favor, and when He hardens hearts. That's what you get when you read Knowing God by J.I. Packer.  Fantastic read, eye-opening, and deep. I read several pages to a chapter before stopping to digest and comprehend what I just read and how it applies to my life.

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The Last Arrow: Save Nothing for the Next Life

By Erwin Raphael McManus

My Summary: Life-changing from one of my favorite pastors of all time, Erwin McManus of Mosaic Church in Los Angeles, CA. 

Erwin's main point is basically to "Leave it all on the table;" to expend all God has given you, waste nothing, and waste no opportunity.

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