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  • Break Out!
  • 5 Keys to Go Beyond Your Barriers and Live an Extraordinary Life
  • By: Joel Osteen
  • Narrated by: Joel Osteen

Best book ever

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-06-14

What did you love best about Break Out!?

Everything. The story. Joel's accent (lol so sweet). The fabulous message. Praise God!

Any additional comments?

Buy it. You'll be so glad you did.

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Written by someone who really knows God

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-14-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Loved it all because it's a book that feeds your spirit.

What did you like best about this story?

The fact that the author pursued God with fervor and gave EVERYTHING. So few people do that and so they never really get to know God. When you are like that you hunger for others who know God because every word that comes out of their mouths feeds you.

Which scene was your favorite?

All good.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes definitely I've listened to it and am still listening to it. Over and over. Love it.

Any additional comments?

Top work. Thank you.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Written by someone who really knows God

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-05-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I am a spirit-filled Christian and listening to this book 'fed' me spiritually all the way through, every word, and it's a long book.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Lead Me, Holy Spirit?

It was all good because it was written by someone filled with the Holy Spirit; so the words were living water. I luxuriated in it all.

What about Renee Raudman’s performance did you like?

Really loving easy-listening. Some readers are irritating but not so this one. Really nice.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It contains words that feed you.

Any additional comments?

I know this book doesn't come just from the effort of writing a book but from the author's whole life. SO worth it.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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My spirit hurt listening to some of this

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-27-13

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

The healing of the author from many spurious prophesies he has been given.

What was most disappointing about John MacArthur’s story?

He does speak some truth in that, the Catholic Church is dead, it is religious (which God is not) and it is not of God. He also calls to account the many sins found in the Charismatic movement. There is no doubt that this is true. However this has SO wounded the author (and it can do that for sure and the Charismatic movement has deeply wounded many of God's children) that he no longer believes in a living God who can actually interact with his children, who can have a two-way relationship with God. THAT hurt my spirit and it is wrong, wrong, wrong, wrong, wrong. The only reason God's speaks through another person is when the person spoken to, is not listening, too wounded to hear, too deeply in sin or whatever. The greatest sin of the charismatic church is that it FORCES people to prove that they are filled with the spirit by operating in gifts they simply do not have. It's not that you cannot have these gifts but being filled with the holy spirit requires one thing and one thing only - total and complete and genuine submission to God. MOST people do not want to do this but they still want to be accepted into a church. They are told that they DO have a gift and that they must find it and start operating in it. Preachers actually stand in front of their congregation and pretend to speak in tongues saying 'bub bub bub bub bub bub bub bub' and that's all they ever say. Utter absolute rubbish and they KNOW it's utter absolute rubbish but they stand as an 'example'. No wonder so many are damaged by the Charismatic church. However there IS a real relationship to be had with God and it IS with a LIVING GOD not a dead God who only spoke to and worked through people centuries ago. People must be allowed to have the amount of faith that they want, must be accepted to submitting to God the amount they want - and stop being forced by charismatic leaders (who are themselves deceived) to operate in gifts THAT THEY DO NOT HAVE. It's rife in the Charismatic movement.However this author has been damaged by them and has closed himself off to a relationship with a LIVING God who CAN and WILL be a real presence in your life if you will only let him. Is caution required in pursuit of this relationship? Absolutely 100%. But it exists and should be pursued.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Strange Fire?

The parts that intimate that God cannot and does not communicate with people today, that there is no living God, that there is only scripture. The parts that say all communication from God today is rubbish and that HE WILL NOT LISTEN TO ANY OF IT. Does discernment have to be engaged when listening to God - absolutely 100%. But this author is so damaged and he doesn't know it. Much of what he says is true but he is also killing the belief in a God that actually exists. God cannot be dead to humans other than through scripture - and yet still be alive. HE IS ALIVE. HE IS A LIVING GOD! RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW! It cannot be otherwise.

20 of 45 people found this review helpful

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  • Greek (Modern) Phase 1, Unit 01
  • Learn to Speak and Understand Modern Greek with Pimsleur Language Programs
  • By: Pimsleur
  • Narrated by: Pimsleur

Excellent technique, clear teaching and you LEARN

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-06-13

What did you love best about Greek (Modern) Phase 1, Unit 01?

It's very clear, great technique and you know the Greek that they are teaching in a very short time.

What other book might you compare Greek (Modern) Phase 1, Unit 01 to and why?

I guess the other units will be very good if they are done the same way.

Which character – as performed by the narrator – was your favorite?

Greek, Greek, Greek

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Learn fast and easy

Any additional comments?

Well done.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful

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It's actually triple ZERO - over half sales talk

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-06-13

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

The rest is all in Greek so you have no idea what it is saying or how to learn it. Stupid, stupid, stupid

Would you ever listen to anything by Innovative Language Learning again?

Never

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Marco Moraglia and Consuelo Innocenti ?

No one

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

None whatsoever

Any additional comments?

Don't bother.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • Messages of Hope
  • Words of Encouragement That Will Inspire, Lift Up, Challenge and Edify Your Spirit (Volume 1)
  • By: Dwayne Savaya
  • Narrated by: Robert Brown

Here is the best book that has ever been written

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-23-13

Would you listen to Messages of Hope again? Why?

I would, and will, listen to this book again and again and again because it is read beautifully and it is the best emotional and spiritual food that you will eat - ever.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The character is you, the focus is you and it gives you hope.

Have you listened to any of Robert Brown’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I haven't. I will though.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

This book is good from the first word the last - it is mentally and spiritually delicious.

Any additional comments?

Brilliant. Well done. Thank you so much.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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It should be half a star or zero

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-30-13

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

This books SEEMS to be giving a very high level view of project management. And six sigma WT???

What could the authors have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Put something of value into it and drop the six sigma rubbish.

Would you listen to another book narrated by John Lescault?

Yes.

What character would you cut from The Six Sigma Way?

what what?

Any additional comments?

Don't bother.

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

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A healing experience

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-27-13

What made the experience of listening to The Body Never Lies the most enjoyable?

It's great that 'honour thy mother and thy father' is questioned in this book. There are some parents who should not be honoured.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Body Never Lies?

Don't know about moments but the whole book questions the way abused children are told to 'forgive' and 'honour' those who abused them when our bodies are telling us that our truth is so important.

What does Sara Clinton bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

A caring genuine sounding approach I suppose.

What insight do you think you’ll apply from The Body Never Lies?

It gives you the freedom to accept how you feel, to be understanding of yourself instead of being understanding of the abuser.

Any additional comments?

Good work.

10 of 11 people found this review helpful

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If you love God you'll love this book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-26-13

What made the experience of listening to The Fire of the Word the most enjoyable?

I wanted a book written by someone who really wanted to be near God.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Fire of the Word?

Soaking in the word of God and another person's experience of it.

Which character – as performed by Chris Webb – was your favorite?

God and the author.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No.

Any additional comments?

It just help to feed me spiritually. Thank you.