Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado

Max Lucado delivers again in this stunning book that seeks to awaken a movement among christians that will rock this world.  What would happen if the events that took place in the book of acts took place just in our home towns?  In our back yards and on our porches?  What would happen if we christians cared for the world as Christ calls for us to do many times throughout the bible?  What if we gave a little to pay for a well in africa or to feed the hungry or clothe the naked?

Max has always had such a calling towards helping people see their potential in ministry whether that be getting out on the streets or supporting those who are.  He brings to our attention statistics that say American Christians could house the worlds orphans if they felt the call, could feed the world if we only gave a little away and didn’t gorge ourselves so much, and we could provide the world with plenty of water and clothing to go around.  And that’s just Christians in America.  That’s without help from other christians or from other kinds souls in the world that would lend a helping hand.

What if you and I just took one step, be it caring for a child overseas or by ministering to the poor and needy right around the corner?  I know you have seen them around where you are.  Have you overlooked someone who could be shown the love of Christ?  Have you crawled up in your little shell and kept everything to yourself?

If you are tired of being that way and want to make a change then Outlive Your Life can help inspire you to grow in your outwardly expressions of God’s love to others.  What can you do?  There are many things out there and many ways to get started but you must be grounded first.  Get your basis, your daily bread, from the word of God and he will make all of your efforts abound.  Look to the bible for your sustenance and certainly look to the book of Acts for inspiration.  These men were given a mission from God, and so are we now!  Go out and be fruitful in your efforts!

I would most definitely recommend reading Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado as it is very inspiring and shakes us to the core if we just let it.  Max Lucado has always written some very powerful prose but this is probably the very best I have read from him and it keeps you interested in what is to come from every page.  I am normally not as inspired by such works and so I tip my hat to Max again for a very amazing work!

I was given this copy of Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado by BookSneeze and I was not required to write a positive review.  I tend to look for books to review that I will enjoy and so I do tend to give positive reviews though that isn’t always the case.  If you found this review interesting please comment below I always enjoy feedback!

About Max Lucado:

In just under two decades of writing, Max Lucado has accomplished more than most writers hope for in a lifetime. Most of his books have appeared on one or more best seller lists, including those published by the “New York Times,” “USA Today,” “Publishers Weekly,” and the Christian Booksellers Association (CBA). Aside from hardcover books, Lucado’s writings have also been published as children’s books, videos, CD-ROMs, DVDs, music CDs, mass paperback booklets, apparel, giftware, bookmarks, calendars, study Bibles, workbooks, curricula, and plush products. In spring 2003, Hallmark/Dayspring Cards launched a new gift card line featuring excerpts from Lucado’s writings–and has already sold more than one million cards.

All this success has drawn more than a little attention to a previously low-profile Texas author and minister. Lucado has been featured in a wide range of media, including “USA Today,” “Larry King Live,” and “NBC Nightly News.” He has spoken at the National Prayer Breakfast before the President of the United States. He has traveled with internationally renowned musicians as a special speaker on their music tours, such as the highly successful “Come Together & Worship Tour” (sponsored by Chevrolet) with Grammy Award-winning artists Michael W. Smith and Third Day.

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5 thoughts on “Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado

  1. I loved the book too. My husband isn’t a huge reader, but he likes Max Lucado – this is one I think he must read! I am re-reading it because I liked it so much and I want to go back and start an “action plan”

  2. Where is the gospel? Certainly Christians should help the poor and fight injustice but not because we are humanitarians but because we are obligated to proclaim the gospel. Lucado fails to make the gospel central in this book unlike the book of Acts. Where us the gospel? being inspired isn’t enough. We need the gospel.

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