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Announcing Zip It: The Keep It Shut 40-Day Challenge

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Announcing Zip It! the Keep It Shut 40 Day Challenge from New York TImes bestselling author Karen Ehman

Be sure to read to the end to find out about how to join our group Doing Lent Together on Facebook!!!

I have some fun (and potentially helpful!) news. Announcing my new devotional book  Zip It, a follow up to my book Keep It Shut: What to Say, How to Say It, and When to Say Nothing at All. 

Zip It is a 40-day walk through the Bible and what it says about how we are—and are not—to use our words! Keep It Shut covered many topics, including anger, truth-telling, people-pleasing, our digital tongues online, and gossip. Because there are countless verses in the Bible that relate to our words and our silence, Keep It Shut only scratched the surface of these issues. My new book Zip It! now takes a deeper look and offers practical how-to’s that will inspire you to use your words to build, not to break; to bless, not to badger; to encourage, not to embitter; to praise, not to pounce.

Each of the forty interactive entries includes a Scripture verse focus for the day, a story or teaching point, and reflection questions with space for readers to write their answers and thoughts. Each entry ends with both a challenge that will help you carry out the directive in the verse and a prayer prompt.

Please join us for Doing Lent Together using #Zipitbook in 2018 HERE.

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  1. Is there any way to participate without Facebook? As a self test I deactivated my fb account in September and haven’t been back on since. Love the community idea but not loving activating my fb account. TIA.

  2. Just ordered my book! This will be my first time to do this study! Looking forward to it! I often speak before thinking or listen in on the gossiping and add my two cents! Something the Lord has been dealing with me on

    1. Be sure to sign up for the challenge below – there are giveaways planned :)
      Kim Stewart,
      Karen Ehman Ministry Team

  3. Well, I’m looking forward to the study to better myself, however…. I also know there may be some hard parts.

    YES, I AM looking forward to it though!!

    1. Yes it would be great for your family. Karen wrote from her life experiences (wife, mom, friend) but it wasn’t written just for women. Thanks for asking and hope you’ll join us for Doing Lent Together!

      Kim Stewart,
      Karen Ehman Ministry Team

  4. I’m the beginning of every year I ask the Lord to show me a couple of areas I need to work on. This year it was exactly this subject. I’m praying to know when it’s the Holy Spirit prompting me to speak up or if it’s my own flesh opening my mouth. This book and study would surely help.

  5. I must admit, I often speak out when I should stay quiet. I would love to win a copy of Zip It to help me in this area. Thanks!

  6. The timing could not be more perfect! I loved the book and now the study will just help me (and so many others) even more. Thank you Karen!

  7. This is exciting! I love the book Keep it Shut. Looking forward to Karen’s new book Zip It. Very interested in Doing Lent Together Group! :-)

  8. Looking forward to this. Will also extend the challenge to the ladies in my various women’s groups at the church.

  9. I certainly need this! Is it for women only or is it something that can be done with my spouse and/or children?

  10. So excited?I loved Keep It Shut as my book club girls read it & discussed it together. Fantastic idea to do a devotional and how perfect to tie it in w/ lent?? Thank you Karen Ehman??

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