Are you looking for some books to grow your faith as a woman after God’s heart? These 7 books are some of our personal favorites. Leave us a comment on a book you think makes this list!
This book by John and Stasi Eldredge is a MUST-READ!
The tagline “unveiling the mystery of a women’s soul” is a perfect description for this book that encourages women to chase after God’s heart and to become exactly who He made them to be before the Fall.
Learn from Eve’s story all the way back in Genesis and how her story informs so much about our struggles and victories in Jesus.
A woman after God’s heart is a woman of prayer! If you’re wanting to learn how to pray then this Priscilla Shirer book is for you. This book was inspired by the movie, War Room (where Priscilla plays the leading role).
So many of us want to be prayer warriors but what does this actually look like?
Priscilla takes you through the main areas and strategies of the enemy and teaches you how to fight back spiritually. With the Word in hand, this battle really starts on our knees every day.
Read “How Reading Fervent by Priscilla Shirer Changed Us Forever” – Here
3. Women of the Word
A woman after God’s heart knows His heart by reading His Word. Learn to study the Bible with this short book by Jen Wilkin. Whether you are a new believer or you are wanting to dive deeper into your Bible study this book will help you do just that.
Sometimes it can be intimidating and you’re not sure where to start reading the Bible – well, this book will help you solve that problem.
4. How to Study Your Bible
Are you looking for a more practical step-by-step Bible study approach? Then this book by Kay Arthur, David Arthur, and Pete DeLacy is for you. This book is filled with step-by-step instructions to help you learn how to study the Bible by letting it speak for itself. You can learn how to discern the Bible and listen to the unchanging Word of the Lord.
5. Stop Calling Me Beautiful
A woman after God’s heart knows there is more to His love than calling her beautiful. Have you ever felt like the modern-day message to women is watered down Gospel? Sure, we are beautifully made by God but there is so much more to the story. This book by Phylicia Masonheimer is all about “finding soul-deep strength in a skin-deep world.”
How as a woman after God’s heart should you handle rejection? Rejection hurts but more than that it is one of the major tools the enemy uses to keep you down and living less than the abundant life Jesus called you to! “Rejection steals the best I am by reinforcing the worst of what’s been said to me.”
Through personal stories, Lysa Terkurst shares how you can stop allowing rejection to be the thing that’s happened and what is holding you down to allow it to be used by the One who made you for more.
7. Seven Women and the Secret of Their Greatness
This book is not about self-development or Bible study but rather an encouragement through the stories of amazing Godly women in the last few centuries. These women are bound by a call greater than themselves, and we know you relate to that as a woman after God’s heart!
8. You are the Girl for the Job
Hey woman after God’s heart – YOU are the girl for the job!
Whether you are called to ministry or you’re a college student dreaming about your career someday (or anything in between! We see you ladies who want to be home with your kids and we say YES! This is ministry too).
This book by Jess Connolly is all about helping YOU get through the tough and keep going. “You don’t have to hide, hold back, or wait for permission when God calls you forward.” You really are THE girl for the job! So move forward sis, and this book will help you as you do just that.
9. The Art of Rest
“Faith to hit pause in a wold that never stops.” This book by Adam Mabry helps you do just that! Hit pause and learn the true meaning of rest and why God calls us to it – hint: it is an act of faith. It is time to learn the art of rest, because sis your life is meant to be sustainable.
10. It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way
Life throws so much pain and hurt, but how can you as a womean after God’s heart take these things on? Especially when the disappointments come. In this book by Lysa Terkhurst, she shares hope for how to continue on when life seems less than.
“What do you do when God’s timing seems questionable, His lack of intervention hurtful, and His promises doubtful?” Wow, trust us this book is a MUST!! Your disappointments can be the divine appointment to push you where nothing else could.
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