The Devotional For Women – Book Review

The Devotional For Women

The Devotional For Women – Book Review

If you are a woman who is committed to deepening your relationship with the Lord and are looking for a biblically-based devotional to reflect upon during your quiet times with God, chances are you’ll find The Devotional For Women perfect for your spiritual needs!

The Devotional For Women reminds me of an old-fashioned devotional written specifically for contemporary women. You won’t find any fluff in these devotions – they are theologically sound and reflect the values and virtues of generations past.

Written by a multi-generational team of women and edited by Rhonda Harrington Kelley and Dorothy Kelley Patterson, The Devotional For Women discusses topics of interest and relevance to modern women and profiles both named and unnamed women in the Bible.

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Each day’s message includes a passage of Scripture to reflect on, a devotion to encourage and help you apply the passage to your life, a prayer to help you come before the Lord, and journaling space for your personal reflections.

The book also includes a few extra features such as articles on how to establish A Pattern Of Personal Quiet Time, The Christian Life, and a Daily Bible Reading Plan.

I appreciate the beautiful faux leather purple cover and the beautiful design of the book (although those who have trouble reading smaller and lighter print will need to pull out their reading glasses for this book).

What I like most about The Devotional For Women though is that the writers and editors of this book have provided women with a well-thought out devotional that will truly help women to grow their faith and lead holier lives.

I rate this book 5 out of 5 stars.

About The Editors

Rhonda Harrington Kelley

Rhonda Harrington Kelley

Rhonda Harrington Kelley is the Adjunct Professor of Women’s Ministry at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is also a frequent women’s speaker and the author of numerous books. Her husband is the President of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Dorothy Kelley Patterson

Dorothy Kelley Patterson

Dorothy Kelley Patterson is Professor of Theology in Women’s Studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. She is a homemaker, popular speaker and successful writer, editor and compiler of numerous books. Her husband is the President of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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8 Responses to “The Devotional For Women – Book Review”

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  1. Sounds like a great book. Thanks for sharing your review!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Thanks Cascia – the last devotional I reviewed wasn’t anything like what I expected it to be – this, on the other hand, was exactly what I was hoping for! 🙂

  2. Katrina Epperson says:

    Wonderful review. Do you think this would be appropriate for a college age young lady? Thank you for sharing.
    Blessings

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Hi Katrina, I think it would be perfect for a mature college age student!

      Here’s the thing about this book. It is a more serious devotional than many of the books on the market – so if you are looking for a devotional that isn’t afraid to discuss terms and concepts like glorification and sanctification and justification and approach things from a perspective that’s more conservative and “old-fashioned” than this book is a great devotional for women of any age, including college students.

      However, if you are looking for a more trendy devotional for a college student – one that is going to have more “mass appeal” to that age group, so to speak, than this might not be the right choice for them.

      I personally think this would be a great choice though – I think it’s harder these days to find good devotionals that contain lots of meat than the other way around.

      Have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by and taking the time to share my review! 🙂

  3. This sounds like a devotional I may have to get! I love the cover, too. One of our sweet kiddos in our Children’s Ministry this morning showed me her new Bible. It had such a soft beautiful pink cover – so inviting!

  4. Sounds like an amazing book! Thanks for sharing with #SocialButterflySunday! Hope to see you link up again this week 🙂

  5. Tina at Mommynificent
    Twitter: mommynificent
    says:

    This looks really good. I love that you say it isn’t too fluffy!!! I have very little tolerance for fluff. Thanks so much for linking this up at Booknificent Thursday this week!
    Tina

  6. Mary Hill
    Twitter: MaryHill16
    says:

    What a great book for women. Thanks for sharing on Literacy Musing Mondays. Also congrats on winning the Cherished Magazine subscription!

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