Friday, December 21, 2012

Designed for Devotion

A couple of months ago, Dianne Neal Matthews was interviewed on this blog about being a writer for the devotional compilation, Mornings with Jesus 2013. Today I am reviewing her latest 365-day devotional, Designed for Devotion.

Dianne Neal Matthews has written her fourth book of daily devotionals and what a compilation of Biblical knowledge. The book is subtitled, "A 365-day journey from Genesis to Revelation," and she has penned at least one devotional from each book of the Bible. If you have a hunger for God’s Word, want to grow in your walk with God or are new in your Christian faith, this book will give you a substantial amount of truth and inspiration each day during the coming year.

A sentence from the back cover sums it up: "There is no better way to know God more intimately than to immerse yourself in his Word and Designed for Devotion helps you do just that."

Each day Matthews takes a portion of Scripture, explains it and then relates it to our daily lives. 

If you are looking for a 365-day devotional this is certainly one to consider.

Dianne Neal Matthews is a freelance writer and the author of four daily devotional books including The One Year Women of the Bible (Tyndale House) and Designed for Devotion: A 365-Day Journey from Genesis to Revelation (Baker Books). She also writes regularly for websites and blogs (such as and, contributes to compilations, and enjoys speaking and teaching at writers' conferences. Dianne is a 2006 CLASS graduate and a member of Advanced Writers & Speakers, Christian Authors Network, and Toastmasters International. She and her husband, Richard, currently live in Salt Lake City, which is too far away from their three grown children and two adorable grandchildren. To learn more, visit or connect with Dianne through FacebookTwitter, or LinkedIn.

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