Full Christian Book Review by Oak and Lee: “Do It Afraid” by Joyce Meyer
Title: “Do It Afraid: Embracing Courage in the Face of Fear.”
Author: Joyce Meyer.
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Do It Afraid
By Joyce Myer
One Sentence Summary: “Do it Afraid” takes readers on a journey of moving from fearful to fearless.
“Do It Afraid” by Joyce Meyers focuses on FEAR. The book is broken down into three sections:
- Part 1: Understanding Fears
- Part 2: Confronting Fears
- Part 3: Mindsets for Walking in Freedom from Fear
Each chapter in the book follows a common structure:
- A motivational quote
- A real-life example
- A Bible verse
- Joyce’s teaching and experiences
“Do It Afraid” shows readers how to acknowledge and identify their fears and then explain how to meet the fears face-to-face and move forward in freedom. The book discusses the paralyzing grasp fear can have on your life. Joyce does not discuss fear as an abstract feeling but an emotion that can affect every aspect of our life, big or small. Ultimately, fear can paralyze us from living the life God intended you and me to live. Everyone experiences fear. Sometimes you have to “Do It Afraid!”
My Biggest Takeaways:
“God is never more than a thought away” (Page 32).
“Receive God’s love and let it heal all your insecurities and give you the courage to face life boldly and do whatever you need to do, even if you have to do it afraid” (Page 72).
“Today is an important day in your life. It is the most important day of your life because right at this moment it is the only day you are assured of, so live it fully and trust God to take care of your past and your future” (Page 115).
“Fear is a dead end, but faith always has a future. Fear sees no way out, but faith believes that God will make a way” (Page 223).