Author Archives: Given Hoffman

About Given Hoffman

Given believes in the One True God, His Truths, and bringing Words of Life into everyday life. She is a weekly blogger and suspense novelist. You can learn more about her and her books at GivenHoffman.com

What Does the Lord Ask of Us?

Many of the smaller books in the Bible written by prophets are addressing the sinful behavior of people and how God is asking them to repent (turn back to Him). These are often words that make clear where the people … Continue reading

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How Do You Make the Journey?

Maybe you noticed and maybe you haven’t, but it’s been almost a month since I last posted. Considering my history of posting weekly this was a bit of a shift for me. I thought about letting you all know that … Continue reading

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The Word Resurrection

I did a Blue Letter Bible search of the word resurrection because I was interested to know where else it is used. What I found is that the word resurrection is used only in the New Testament. Did you know … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday and All of Jesus

As Christians when we interact with others are we being Jesus to them or are we being just a moment in Jesus’s life? Because in the same way we need to be careful to not use one verse in the … Continue reading

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Biblical Truths Woven Into Fiction (Part 2)

This week I thought I’d share another version of represented truth through fiction. Here is an excerpt from my young adult suspense novel, The Eighth Ransom.

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Biblical Truths Woven Into Fiction (Part 1)

Having talked last week about represented truth through fiction, I wanted to share this excerpt from my YA action/adventure novel, The Tournament’s Price. 

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A Writer’s Experiences with Christians’ Perspectives on Fiction

Being a fiction writer of young adult Christian suspense and action/adventure novels, I have encountered a lot of interesting comments over the years from Christians about their perspectives on the value of fiction writing, and consequently fiction writers. Many Christians … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean To Honor Your Parents?

I recently had a long conversation with a friend about honoring your parents, and it got me thinking about what this means. The command to honor your father and your mother is first given in Exodus and then repeated many … Continue reading

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What is God’s Parenting Stye? (Part 3)

During this series, we’ve been looking at God’s parenting style and how seriously God takes parenting His children. He clearly defines for His children what is right and wrong and what He expects in this regard. He also lays out … Continue reading

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What is God’s Parenting Stye? (Part 2)

Last week we talked about how in the context of life and death situations God’s parenting style doesn’t seem so harsh but actually the healthy and helpful response of a loving parent. And as I promised you last week, this … Continue reading

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