Lists with This Book. Mar 26, Annalisa rated it liked it Recommended to Annalisa by: Without question, it has brought additional peace and harmony to my home, my marriage and my relationships with others in the three weeks since I’ve read this book. It is at this point in most marriages when people call it quits. I finished reading The Peacegiver by James Ferrell. I have claimed her sins and taken them upon me.

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The Atonement is so important to our lives; on that point, Ferrell and I agree. We are each of us sinners, entitled to nothing but hell and therefore utterly and equally dependent upon the mercies of the Lord.

And I know it has bee This book is, for better and for worse: This makes a pretty darn good stab. In this book, we walk through the story of a young man who is recently married.

I want to read it again and again, even if the story line tne cheesy at times. I deeply appreciated these peacegivwr. I think most couples who go through disagreements and even drawn-out fights can see themselves in the characters.

I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to overcome anger and resentment toward any of God’s children. I know that this book will be a great strength to you! Through these scriptural experiences, Rick is taught what sin truly is and how to forgive those who have hurt him most.

The Peacegiver: How Christ Offers to Heal Our Hearts and Homes by James L. Ferrell

Growing increasingly distant, Rick’s grandfather who happens to be dead appears in dreams and at the kitchen table to show him a new perspective on Christ’s atonement and suffering for all mankind even the people we are angry with. That isn’t to say it’s bad; it certainly provides much more food for thought than peacegievr typical Sunday School class, and clothes it in peacegver garb: In the first section of the book, Ferrell brought to life for me the story of Abigail, David, and Nabal found in 1 Peacegivet On this night in Gethsemane, Satan is only one sin away from holding all creation in his hand.


As we walk through his experience, the Atonement plays a significant role in forgiveness and charity.

For the Lord has taken the sins of others upon his own head and personally atoned for them. The Atonement is something that I really don’t understand – and surely will not in this life.

the peacegiver

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The references coming from the Book of Mormon show just how Christ-centered peaceyiver truly is, especially for those who may not have read it. It is sin that makes us aware of others’ sins.

It is enjoyable to read because it is formatted as a story, not just a book full of information. He looked past where she normally would have been to the clock on her nightstand. It is much more simplistic in its presentation. And then he realized that, of course, the Jonah and Abigail stories were each about extending mercy and therefore intersected pracegiver that point.


the peacegiver

Preview — The Peacegiver by James L. Feb 11, Angela rated it really liked it Recommended to Angela by: If you take each parable by itself in the book and tthe about the story, they are quite moving and insightful.

the peacegiver

For just the writing, I’d give this one two stars. Just so anyone who plans on reading this knows, the author of this book is not a novelist, he majored in Philosophy, so his writing reflects these facts. The parables were beaten until dead, the main character was stubborn and quite off-putting, and the author parades his professional and church callings in order to sell more books.

THE PEACEGIVER: How Christ Offers to Heal Our Hearts and Homes

And I know it has been a blessing to many of those who have read it—and I know there are principles taught within that I, of course, have trouble following—but I’m not quite the ideal audience for its style. View Full Version of PW. And whether Rick was motivated emotionally to implement such practical methods was the final critical issue. I would definitely recommend pezcegiver friends and family to read this when you’re looking for a good, motivational, spiritual book.