Out of Control and Loving It

Most Strang Communications/Charisma House/Siloam/Realms products are available at special quantity discounts for bulk purchase for sales promotions, premiums, fund-raising, and educational needs. For details, write Strang Communications/Charisma House/Siloam/Realms, 600 Rinehart Road, Lake Mary, Florida 32746, or telephone (407) 333-0600. Out of Control and Loving It! by Lisa Bevere Published by Charisma House A Strang Company 600 Rinehart Road Lake Mary, Florida 32746 www.charismahouse.com This book or parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form by any means— electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording, or otherwise—without prior written permission of the publisher, except as provided by United States of America copyright law. Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture quotations are from the Holy Bible, New International Version. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, International Bible Society. Used by permission. Scripture quotations marked amp are from the Amplified Bible. Old Testament copyright © 1965, 1987 by the Zondervan Corporation. The Amplified New Testament copyright © 1954, 1958, 1987 by the Lockman Foundation. Used by permission. Scripture quotations marked nkjv are from the New King James Version of the Bible. Copyright © 1979, 1980, 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc., publishers. Used by permission. Cover design by Karen Grindley Copyright © 1996, 2006 by Lisa Bevere All rights reserved Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Bevere, Lisa. Out of control and loving it ! / Lisa Bevere. p. cm. Originally published: Creation House, c1996. ISBN 1-59185-883-6 (pbk.) 1. Christian women--Religious life. 2. Control (Psychology)--Religious aspects--Christianity. I. Title. BV4527.B495 2006 248.8’43--dc22 2005034576 ISBN-13: 978-1-59185-883-6 08 09 10 11 12 — 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 Printed in the United States of America



y deepest appreciation to my husband, John, who believed...