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empty. (Living Full of Faith When Life Drains You Dry) [Kindle Edition]

Cherie Hill
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

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Book Description

We all find ourselves living with the harsh reality that
life is hard and life hurts.
We continually demand that life be fair,
yet we’re well aware that it’s not.

Life can leave you at a loss for words. It has a way of suddenly casting you into the darkness of doubt. In these desperate moments, you find your soul being drained dry . . . you’re empty . . . and faith just doesn’t seem to matter anymore. Faith loses out when you realize that God could have done something . . . and He did nothing. Your life is further emptied when you realize that even if you live the “Christian” life, things don’t always turn out the way you’d like them to . . . and that’s not the way you hoped faith worked. You don’t want God to comfort you in your troubles . . . you want Him to take them from you.

As God continually frustrates our faith with His constant inconsistency and ridiculously draining unpredictability, we resolve in the truth that He is the only one that truly understands our hurting hearts, empty lives, and searching souls.

We find the ongoing trials of life continually
draining us and . . . we’re thirsty.
Yet, through our endless efforts
to quench our undying thirst, nothing satisfies.
Our souls seem to be insatiable, and we know
we desperately need something to fill us, completely . . .
but it’s not what we think.

You’ve been waiting for God to show up,
yet He’s actually been waiting for you.
He’s ready to meet with you . . .
one on one . . .
at the well.


******BONUS FEATURE******

1st Chapter FREE of "BE STILL" Let Jesus Calm Your Storms by Cherie Hill

1st Chapter FREE of "THE WAYS of GOD" Finding Purpose Through Your Pain by Cherie Hill


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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Emptiness Fulfilled! December 5, 2012
By JKB
Format:Kindle Edition
Empty...we've all felt it, but do we all know how to truly fulfill that feeling of being empty? Cherie Hill knows & her new book, "Empty" will help you fill up your emptiness with God's truth & promises. You will go from endlessly searching how to self fill your emptiness to the many ways God's waiting to fill it for you :) You WILL be encouraged with statements such as, "God ALWAYS gives us more than we can handle, in order to reveal what He is able to do through our faith in Him." and "He wants to bring about miracles that go far beyond our imagination." How, you may ask? It's all in the book & I promise once you start reading it, you'll start filling up your emptiness in ways you never imagined. You'll view your emptiness in God's eyes & not your own. You'll learn that, "every obstacle is an opportunity for faith to rise above it." Don't believe me? Read the book & see for yourself, you'll be glad you did! I know I am! Thank you Cherie Hill for once again giving me hope when my hope starts fading! I have been truly blessed by ALL your books & I recommend EVERY single one of them!
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Thirst no more December 16, 2012
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The book, Empty, summarizes the deep emptiness that all humans feel. We are empty for a reason. If life was good and easy, we would have no need for hope, for salvation, for God. The emptiness leads us to God who is the only one who can truly fill us. He created us with a thirst that only He can quench.

There is a lie that we have believed, "God will never give you more than you can handle." This is not Biblical, and the author dispells this myth by telling the truth from God's Word. Life is hard, and we will have trouble. That is the truth.

I am impressed with Cherie's insights. I did not know that the longest recorded conversation of Jesus was between him and the woman at the well. He talked with this un-named woman and promised that the water he provides ensures that she would never go thristy again. How refreshing! I need draw from this well.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good book March 22, 2013
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A friend recommended this book to me after going through some tragic events in my life. I have not read the entire book yet but so far this book has been great! Highly recommended to anyone that needs encouragement :)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth Sharing March 19, 2013
By Mary
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This book is one of the most direct, in-depth, powerful books I have ever read. I think I have purchased four copies as gifts for others. God truly spoke to me through this writing, meeting me right where I was and giving me exactly what I needed.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Same old, same old June 21, 2013
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I found this book, despite its promise, to be much like a lot of others. You just need to do more, think differently, etc. I don't believe it engaged the subject with any depth.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Emtpty February 12, 2013
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I thought that empty spoke directly to what I had been feeling lately. It helped me put my life in the right perspective. We will always need God to fill us.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Another Job Well Done! February 24, 2013
By Mike
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This is another very well done book by Cherie Hill on allowing God to quench your thirst when you are at the low point of life or at the point of your life being "empty."

A couple of quotes really got my attention:

"The most famous last words before God shows up are: I have nothing. Put many other ways: I can't go on. My pain is too deep. I am empty."

" As long as we're empty God can flow through us. Grasp this truth: Emptiness is not the end. It's the beginning."

This is a good book to start with if you've never read anything by Hill. If you have read some of Hill's other works, I recommend you read this one too.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Living full of faith March 19, 2013
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A very thought provoking book. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it and I will definitely recommend it to other Christian friends.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars After reading this book, you'll never be the same!
This book starts you off with - The Woman at the well in John 4:7-43. The book is broken down in four chapters that will change your life like never before - Thirst, At The Well,... Read more
Published 3 days ago by Pastor Sharonda
4.0 out of 5 stars The author makes excellent use of references from scripture and...
The author makes excellent use of references from scripture and literature throughout this book to make her points. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Laura Quirk
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Cuts to the heart of life
Published 2 months ago by Robert C. Bergeron
4.0 out of 5 stars Helps you get to root of things in your life ...
Helps you get to root of things in your life and heart,...if you desire that..can be touch at first..it makes you think and challenges you to listen to Jesus !!
Published 2 months ago by Christina Bluhm
1.0 out of 5 stars Never received it
Never received it
Published 3 months ago by M. A.
3.0 out of 5 stars Good but tedious
This is a rare book. The content makes you want to keep reading. But it is so drawn out that you have to take a break. To much repetition. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Walt
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
A wonderful eye-opening and life-changing book to inspire us in our relationships with God. Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!
Published 5 months ago by april n elkins
5.0 out of 5 stars Gods words, not just alive but dancing on the pages!!!
Cherie can put it it like no other. Gods plans and promises for us are made evident through Cherie's explanations and stories. Read more
Published 6 months ago by La Dohn Dean
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
very inspirational
Published 7 months ago by juanita
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very good read: encouraging
Published 7 months ago by D.W. from Alabama
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More About the Author

I'm just a sinner, saved by God's AMAZING grace, with one desire: for my life to be poured out as a servant to Christ, in order to bring glory to God.

God has given me the great joy of spreading His Word around the world through Scripturenow.com And even though I have a BA in Psychology and I'm trained in Biblical Counseling through the AACC . . . it is truly God who has qualified me, through my daily surrender, as I walk intimately with Him one day at a time.

In the most amazing journey of my life, God has seen fit to make me an International Bestselling Christian Living author. More miraculously, I've been ranked #4 in Bestselling authors for Amazon in the Religion and Spirituality category. Truly, God still does miracles. (It's ONLY by the grace of God that I am who I am. 1 Corinthians 15:10) In the words of Charles Spurgeon, "My books are my tools."--the tools that God has seen fit to take my pain and use it for His gain. All the glory goes to Him.

My published works are:"Waiting on God," "Be Still: Let Jesus Calm Your Storms," "Beginning at The End: Finding God When Your World Falls Apart,"Hope Being Gone," "empty. (Living Full of Faith When Life Drains You Dry)," and my latest release: FAITH Under Construction

TO BE RELEASED: APRIL 29th 2014 through Amazon's Imprint, Waterfall Press:
"WHEN YOU NEED A MIRACLE (The Seven Secrets of Faith)"

CONNECT WITH CHERIE: Get a personalize autographed message for the book you're reading HERE: http://www.authorgraph.com/authors/cheriehillsbg


*I've also just started publishing a children's book series called "If I Were a . . ." with my two teenage sons. We spent their younger years reading books at bedtime, now we write them. Hope you'll check out:

"If I Were a Worm . . ."
"If I Were a Fish . . ."
"If I Were a Frog . . ."


I have the great privilege of writing the Christian Women's column, "FAITHLIFT" for CWAHM.com and I also write for several other online Christian Magazines.


Recently, due to author demand, I've developed my own publishing services which publishes paperbacks, ebooks, and CDs through Amazon.com You can visit me at: http://www.writesourcepublishingservices.com


My greatest joy: Living out my Lord and Savior's command, "When you have repented and turned to Me again, strengthen your brothers/sisters" (Luke 22:32). It is my passion to encourage others in their faith and lead them into a deeper relationship with the One who paid it all.



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