Flourish: How the Love of Christ Frees Us from Self-Focus

Flourish: How the Love of Christ Frees Us from Self-Focus

Product Code: 9781433560651

Brownback, Lydia | Crossway

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All women are looking to live a life that will satisfy their deepest longings. Worldly thinking offers false hope found in self-focused saviors such as acceptance from others, a checklist for better living, emotional fulfillment, comfort, accomplishments, and more—some of which has crept into the church. Featuring 6 chapters aiming to free women from self-consciousness, self-improvement, self-analysis, self-indulgence, self-condemnation, and self-victimization, this book will help readers discern subtle false messages from the truth in God's Word—exchanging a self-focused life for the abundant life Jesus promises them in the gospel.

Read our interview with Lydia Brownback here.

144 pages

View an excerpt here.

Table of Contents:

 Introduction

1. Set Free from Self-Consciousness

2. Set Free from Self-Improvement

3. Set Free from Self-Analysis

4. Set Free from Self-Indulgence

5. Set Free from Self-Condemnation

6. Set Free from Self-Victimization

Cultivate: A Study Guide

“The siren call of self sings loudly in our current cultural moment. Even as Christians, we easily fall prey to the false promises of self-focus, self-care, and self-love. With a refreshing dose of biblical truth, wisdom, and insight, Lydia Brownback invites us to consider our ways with fruitful reflection. Flourish is a book every woman should read. I highly recommend it!”

--- Melissa Kruger, Director of Women’s Content, The Gospel Coalition; author, In All Things

“As someone who deals in words all day and every day, I’m always fascinated to see how they come and go, how they ebb and flow. Recent years have brought us countless articles, books, podcasts, and conferences based on the word flourish. ‘Follow this program,’ they say, or ‘switch to this diet,’ or ‘become more mindful,’ and ‘you’ll finally flourish in your life and in your relationships. Guaranteed!’

In this book, Lydia Brownback looks for and finds what I’m convinced is the true key to human flourishing. Her solution is infinitely better because it is based on an infinitely better source—the enduring, infallible Word of God.”

--- Tim Challies, blogger, Challies.com


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