Because He Loves Me: How Christ Transforms Our Daily Life

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About: Because He loves Me.

God’s love has the power to change lives. Christians, then, should exhibit the greatest transformation of all because, rightly understood and cherished, God’s love makes them increasingly more like the One who has lavished his love on them.

So why do we so often struggle to exhibit God’s love? Biblical counselor Elyse M. Fitzpatrick asks one simple question: “In your pursuit of godliness, have you left Jesus behind?” We need to be rescued from our “identity amnesia” and pointed to our true identity as God’s beloved children—adopted by the Father, united with the Son, and empowered by the Holy Spirit.

Fitzpatrick shows how a genuine transformation of identity leads to a transformation of our daily lives. Those who struggle with either legalism or lawlessness will find encouragement to return to God’s love, the source of authentic and lasting change. Study questions and invitations to further discovery conclude each chapter. Now available in paperback.

About the Author 

Elyse Fitzpatrick (MA, Trinity Theological Seminary) is a counselor, a retreat and conference speaker, and the author of over 20 books, including Because He Loves MeComforts from the Cross, and Found in Him.

Biography

"No fluff. No bricks. Just good news of a crucified and risen Savior."

Elyse holds a certificate in biblical counseling from CCEF (San Diego) and an M.A. in Biblical Counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary. She has authored over 20 books on daily living and the Christian life.

A frequent speaker at women's conferences, she has been married for over 40 years and has three adult children and six really adorable grandchildren.

Along with her husband, Phil, Elyse is a member of Valley Center Community Church, a reformed congregation in the community of Valley Center where she soaks in truth about Jesus and the great good news of the gospel.

Elyse loves the southern California lifestyle...lived mostly outdoors. During the "winter" (what's that?) you'll probably find her swimming laps indoors at a local gym. But during the summer months, you'll see her squeezing into her wetsuit and riding waves with her grandchildren and friends. She enjoys walking and soaking up the SoCal "Life's a Beach" vibe. Of course, she also loves reading everything she can find and especially enjoys her silly family podcast, "Front Porch with the Fitzes."

Endorsements

"What Elyse Fitzpatrick has written is inspirational and overflows with practical application that pushes me to take the gospel into the otherwise private corners of my life."
Edward T. Welch, Counselor and Faculty Member, Christian Counseling & Education Foundation

"Elyse Fitzpatrick reminds us why the gospel is such good news-not only when we hear it for the first time, but even after a lifetime of familiarity with the message. This is a moving exposition of gospel truth showing how the doctrinal content of our faith is not merely dry, academic stuff, but wonderfully personal and practical truth."
Phillip R. Johnson, Executive Director, Grace to You

"Because He Loves Me will provide hope and a desperately needed supply of 'spiritual oxygen' to many Christians who have lost sight of what they have and who they are in Christ and are struggling to live a life they can never live apart from him."
Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, author; Host, Revive Our Hearts

BCB will have book tables at these upcoming Biblical Counseling Conferences/Training Seminars. We hope to see you there!