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Product Details

  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Destiny Image (September 1, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0768426979
  • ISBN-13: 978-0768426977
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #549,104 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Dave Hess leads the pastoral team of Christ Community Church in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. He also provides relational oversight to various affiliated churches. Dave and his wife Sheri have been married for 30 years. They have three adult children.

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This is a very easy reading book, once you start you will not want to put it down.
C. Colaizzi
Thank you for sharing your heart and you journey... there is hope when we know we are not alone!
suzieb
Anyone who is facing cancer or any life threatening illness should read this book.
M Newell

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Richard R. Blake TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on October 3, 2008
Format: Paperback
David Hess tells his story of being embraced by God's presence in the toughest of times after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. This was the beginning of Dave's desperate battle against death.

A praying church, a loving family, and the promises of a miracle working God all worked together to point David to the open door of hope that took him through the dark hours of chemotherapy, blood transfusions, platelet transfusions, delirious fevers, infections, pneumonia, and a ruptured appendix.

Throughout his hospitalization David's faith encouraged hospital staff, other patients, and the members of his church. Seeing the miracles of healing in others, changed lives, and with the miracle of David has been called to a ministry of point other to the open door of hope offered by the Lord Jesus Christ.

I found the final chapter and the reunion with his individual family members tender and heartwarming. These emotion packed moments that reveal how having "dad" home affected each family member differently as they faced the prospect of losing their father.

Each chapter includes a section titled "My Personal Journal of Hope." Insights and probing questions included in these journals challenged me: to step our of my comfort zone, to develop a new dependence on Christ, and to make a difference in someone else's life.

"Hope Beyond Reason" is a positive testimony relating the story of Pastor Dave Hess and battle against death. David's writing is heart-wrenching and inspirational. David offers an open door of hope to everyone during their desperate hour of crisis.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By M Newell on September 3, 2008
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I read the book in one sitting. Dave's openness and honesty about his journey through the valley of cancer was fascinating. I told my wife a few excerpts from the story and found myself in tears--it's a touching story. Dave's vulnerability and faith in the Lord Jesus is inspiring. His experience of healing is something he wants others to experience. Anyone who is facing cancer or any life threatening illness should read this book.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By L. Short on September 20, 2008
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WOW!!! This book is so exciting and powerful. I read this in under 4 hours (2 sittings), my husband read it in 2 evenings and our 23 year old read it in under 2 hours! We all said we laughed and cried through it. We have had the pleasure of sitting under pastor Dave's teaching at times and his stories and teachings are far better than I can really express. His sense of humor through life's experiences are evident when he teaches and throughout this book. The way he writes is just how he speaks. :) It left us feeling VERY encouraged. Much needed lately! Thanks Pastor Dave Hess for writing this book. It truly is one of the best books I have ever read!!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Robert A. Burns on October 6, 2008
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In all my many, many years of life the past three years have been the toughtest, but because of the Lord's faith in me and me in Him, I have been and will be succesful in the toughest of times. This book of spirital growth guidance is for today. Can't allow fear at any time to replace the love of God. Please read this timely-written book and learn of your strengths and weaknesses in your Christian life, and your growth needs. The author allows for you to make your heart-felt notes for rememberance in the book as you read, and He asks deep questions to search your heart. Yes "you can stand victorious".
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Keppie on September 8, 2008
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I picked this book up on 8/3/08 and finished it on 8/4/08! I read it as I sat in our hotel room during a needed vacation. The reality in these pages lets one know that The Hope is real, and that you can rest in Him like your favorite Comforter. Two days after reading it, I stood on the shore of the ocean and witnessed the awesome power of "Hanna" as it was striking the coast. I realized, with just one word, we have the power to calm the storm! That word, HOPE. Thanks Dave for clearing off the sidewalk of Hope that my "K" and I walk on! Loved it, needed it, and really recommend it. -kep
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By C. Colaizzi on September 7, 2008
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This book is a MUST read. It will have you in laughing while you are crying. If you are facing life's challenges, this book will inspire you but even if you are not in tough times, this book will make you look inside yourself. This is a very easy reading book, once you start you will not want to put it down. I struggle reading many Christian/Self help books but had no difficulty making it through this book. I am buying more copies as Christmas presents. Thank you Pastor Hess for sharing your story. I pray that you and your family will have a long, wonderful life together in the Lord.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By H. S. Shopper on September 7, 2008
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I was looking forward to reading this book, as I have heard parts of this story in Pastor Dave's own messages to our congregation. I was so blessed by having the missing pieces filled in and in such an easy reading format. I read this book in one morning. I will definitly be giving copies to friends and family as it will surely increase their faith and hope in our Great God.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Lisa M. Crone on September 2, 2008
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I have to admit that I have not yet read the book but hope to get it tonight. However let me say that I know Pastor Dave Hess personally and have known him for years. He was my pastor at the time that he was diagnosed with leukemia in 1997 and I know his story well. Pastor Dave is a wonderful man and speaker. I am SURE that this book will be inspiring as I have seen how he has inspired many others. He is a man with vision and a faith that can move a mountain. I knew that when the doctors where telling him that he would NOT live and there was NO hope - he did not believe that and neither did his congregation. We all knew that God was not done with him yet. I am sure that you will be blessed by what he shares.I will share my thoughts once I have read it.
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