By Emily Belle Freeman, David Butler
Have you ever wondered if God has greater things in store for you? The Bible is clear that though Peter saw himself as only a fisherman, the Lord saw him as a fisher of men, a leader among men, the one in whose hands He would place the keys of His kingdom. Jesus extended invitations to help Peter grow, change, and discover the life he was meant to live.
This full-color gift book is profound in its simplicity as the authors take the reader through the invitations the Lord extended to Peter. Journey with Peter and the Savior as you begin to understand the potential the Lord sees in you.
THOUGHTS FROM THE EDITOR
If you’ve ever wondered what the Lord has in mind for you, I strongly encourage you to read this book. Simply, it’s filled with personal invitations from the Lord. These invitations were taken directly from the Bible. They are the very invitations that changed the course of Simon Peter's life.
Readers of The Peter Potential are invited to accept the same invitations that the Lord extended Peter. Seven invitations that will challenge you to act and discover the life you were meant to live.
The Peter Potential was carefully written and purposely intended to appeal to Christians of all denominations. Combining the text of five different Bible translations, The Peter Potential contains truths that we share and beliefs that are common among us.
Peter's story is our story. We each know what it is to doubt. We know how it feels to be pulled out of our comfort zone ––to leave behind nets. We know what it is to approach The Lord soaking wet and windblown. That's what makes Peter's story so easy to relate to. It reminds us that Jesus has the power to change us. To mold us. To make us something more. Just like He did with Peter. And that's the Peter Potential. It’s as eye-opening as a cold bucket of ice water over your head, but so much more lasting.
Emily Freeman took her first creative writing class in high school and has loved writing ever since. She finds great joy in studying the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Her deep love of the scriptures comes from a desire to find their application in everyday life. She is the author of several books, including EVEN THIS, Getting to the Place Where You Can Trust God With Anything. There is nothing Emily enjoys more for breakfast than a bowl of coconut ice cream, raspberries, and chocolate chips. Other favorites include parades, vacations, firework displays, and going for a long walk with a good friend. Emily and her husband, Greg, live in Lehi, Utah, and are the parents of five children, whom she adores.
David Butler's greatest love is people. He had adopted as a life motto: "Stuff no mattah, people mattah." His favorite people are his wife, Jenny, and their six darling children. Some of his other loves include good food, spontaneous adventures, Christmas morning, and the sea. David cohosts the popular YouTube scripture study channel Don't Miss This with Emily Belle Freeman and is the author of many religious books, including Ites: An Illustrated Guide to the People in the Book of Mormon; The Peter Potential; and Almighty: How the Most Powerful Being in the Universe Is Also Your Loving Father. Follow him on Instagram @mrdavebutler.