The View of a Christian

10 Biblical truths of God’s view, to take you from where you are into the abundant life

Christian - Living
110 Pages
Reviewed on 08/06/2018
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Hilary Hawkes for Readers' Favorite

The View of a Christian (10 biblical truths of God’s view, to take you from where you are into the abundant life) by Richard Sallis is a detailed and thorough exploration of how the Christian faith can transform our view of ourselves and so our entire lives. Divided into ten chapters, Sallis's book offers the reader an empathetic understanding of the limitations we can place on ourselves, because from an early age we absorb and believe the views others have of us. But our true selves are not the physical, nor the battles without, but rather our soul/spirit is part of God and created by God. Once we accept Christ, God’s view and plan for us and begin to live as His citizens, aligned with His Constitution for the world and ourselves, then we become free, who we really are, and can live fulfilled and happy lives. References and sources are included at the end of the book.

Richard Sallis has written an encouraging and enlightening book that will direct and support anyone seeking to free themselves from past or current limiting beliefs and low self-esteem. The View of a Christian uses sound biblical text and extracts to back up its arguments for discovering a new life and God’s plan for ourselves. This enables the reader to ponder further and consider his/her own experiences. I liked the very readable and accessible style and the inclusion of occasional personal information and "stories" – for example the account of the man with many hats (one for each person/situation in his life) and his inability to simply be himself, i.e. the soul God created.

I found this to be an understanding and compassionate book. It is an invitation for anyone who has felt downtrodden or excluded or worthless. It will show the reader interested in embracing the Christian faith how to leave old and inaccurate views of themselves behind and to live as God’s citizen and by His “Constitution”. The author’s “Pledge for Christians” is an excellent idea, making this not just an informative text book, but an inspiration for those seeking a new way of being and living.

Dotty

Really enjoyed Richard's book