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Sister Interview: Lisa Bevere

New York Times bestselling author, Lisa Bevere, joins The Open Door Sisterhood Podcast in a one of a kind interview. We talk about her newest book Adamant: Finding Truth in a Universe of Opinions. Lisa explains how she establishes fences (not walls) in her own life to ensure she has clarity of mind and purpose in pursuing God in a time in history where “anything goes” messages question the idea of absolute truth. Lisa explains why scripture is her foundation for clarifying confusion and finding comfort in trial.

A woman on the go, (like from continent to continent), Lisa must steady herself with good habits. We hear how she journals with Scripture, the Bible translations she prefers, the commentaries she goes to first, and her espresso habit. If you are a woman looking for inspiration to know God’s word better and with more purpose, this episode is for you. Lisa inspires us to search for truth in God’s own words rather than from memes and tweets.

God puts a longing for eternity in each of our hearts. We can look for answers and hope in news feeds or people, but Lisa claims we will always be disappointed. Our adamant, unchanging God is the only place we can go and find our longings fulfilled. Why not cut through the noise of our times, and search for hope in the one who does not change?

Connect with Lisa on her website, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Listen to our conversation with Lisa on iTunes here.

A few things you heard mentioned on this episode:

Lisa’s book Girls With Swords: How to Carry Your Cross Like a Hero

Lisa’s new book Adamant: Finding Truth in a Universe of Opinions

Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness
    and who seek the Lord:
Look to the rock from which you were cut
    and to the quarry from which you were hewn;”Isaiah 51:1

But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days.”2 Timothy 3:1

Lisa’s book Without Rival: Embrace Your Identity and Purpose in an Age of Confusion and Comparison

There are six things the Lord hates,
    seven that are detestable to him:
        haughty eyes,
        a lying tongue,
        hands that shed innocent blood,
       a heart that devises wicked schemes,
        feet that are quick to rush into evil,
      a false witness who pours out lies
        and a person who stirs up conflict in the community.”Proverbs 6:16-19

Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.”Romans 12:9

Bible translations: ESV, NLT, The Passion, The Message, The Voice

Bible commentaries: LOGOS, Olive Tree


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