Principles of the Kingdom

God's Success Principles

Non-Fiction - Self Help
116 Pages
Reviewed on 07/16/2019
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Author Biography

Born on June 8, 1943, of a Christian family, James M. Becher .accepted Christ at an early age, Interested in writing and drama since High School, he graduated from Grace L. Hill Memorial Christian School, where he participated in several plays and got A's in English Grammar. His interest in writing caused him to write several short stories, poems and articles, usually incorporating his faith into his writings. He attended Bob Jones University, and then Clearwater Christian College, graduating in 1970 with a B.A, in Bible-lit. He went on to Biblical School of Theology (now Biblical Seminary) in Hatfield, Pennsylvania and graduating in 1974 with a M.Div. Ordained in November of 1974, he served in different areas of Ministry, one of which was a foreign student ministry, which is also where he started writing his first two novels, and also where he met his dear wife, Berenice from Venezuela. They were married in 1980, and went to Venezuela in 1989 for 2 years, where, along with teaching English he completed his time travel novel, "Impossible Journey." Upon returning to the US, he also completed the Biblical novel, "Of Such Is The Kingdom". Also shortly after returning to US, he began publishing his self-help ezine, "Inspirational Success Tips." When the auto-responder he was using to publish his ezine closed, he decided to compile his articles along with quotes and illustrations from his Biblical novel into a self-help book called "Principles of the Kingdom, God's Success Principles."
2018, James edited and revised all of his books.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Principles of the Kingdom (God's Success Principles) by James M. Becher offers good insights given by Jesus about the parables depicting the kingdom of heaven. It is said that the principles from the Bible, if followed properly, will lead to a successful life. The 17 chapters in this book deal with 17 of these principles such as: knowing the purpose of life, forgetting the past, believing, focusing, resting, sowing and reaping, conquering fears, giving and receiving, and many others that will motivate readers to make positive changes in their thinking, lifestyle, and endeavors.

Principles of the Kingdom is a good book that will help readers make changes that will make them happier and empowered. All 17 principles have been explained in detail, making it easy for readers to understand them. Every chapter has quotes from a famous person that is connected to the contents in the chapter. The author handles the subject in a manner that is neat and simple and makes it easy for readers to understand and enjoy it. It is a good book for all those readers who want to discover their divine purpose and set their goals accordingly. It can also be used in Bible classes and as a starting point to improve faith in God. Sometimes it is easy for readers to understand God when points are listed one by one and explained in that order and this book does that so that there is no need for readers to search for the messages hidden between the lines.