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Several references in the Holy Bible pertain to “ears to hear” and the words “eyes to see.” The scripture that best describes this story is Ezekiel 12:2. “Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a rebellious house, which have eyes to see, and see not; they have ears to hear, and hear not: for they are a rebellious house.”  

This is Deborah’s story  



Deborah Ross has written a valuable book of compassionate Christian advice for failing marriages. She experienced numerous hardships and challenges in her personal life and bravely revealed brutal truths that her empty marriage brought her to a near mental breakdown, severe stress and temptations that might have lured her away from her strong intimacy with God and consequently – divorce.

Ms Ross remained prayerfully strategic and strong in her battle to bring her husband to his knees before the Lord. She proved that standing and believing God’s Word without doubt for her husband’s salvation and “If God brings you to it, He’ll see you through it” – my favorite true quotation – works.  Her faith and relationship with the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit was essential to bring about the changes and miracles she prayed for.

Deborah’s heartbreaking story was at times very awkward to read because of personally relating too much of what she went through. This story is not about me – but I saw myself throughout the sad and emotional conflicts she experienced. Her story is very disturbing to my own emotions and has given me hope for such a grace of God to fall on my own prayers.

“Have you ever wondered if you married the wrong guy?” The first sentence of her story struck me as bold….however a question that every wife might have wondered, I admit I have. Deborah then further questions …“Did you think once you became born-again, that your husband would quickly see the difference Christ has made in your life and repent, only to be let down by his indifference to the need for this great salvation?” How did Deborah know my own thoughts and questions? Her questions don’t stop there and she is preparing the reader for victory. “If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions, this book was written with heartfelt wisdom, biblical knowledge, and experience just for you!”

She lays out eight action instructions to follow and beautiful scriptures throughout the book to meditate on God’s word in applying her principles to our own situations. Deborah Ross is clearly an organized individual, extremely talented, self admitted type-A personality with a discerning and wise soul. If an unbeliever picks up this book, I pray that person will read Deborah’s writing with an open mind and follow the journey to salvation. Undoubtedly, reading this book as a believer will enhance your personal relationship with the Lord and add wisdom to your soul. At the end of the book is a lovely prayer for marriage, as well as a prayer for salvation. Perhaps her advice isn’t for everyone, or some parts of her story won’t initially be understood, which in my estimation would depend on where you are in your journey with the Lord. 

Overall, Deborah writes from the compassionate heart of a mature Christian, and it would be an honor to meet her personally. She knows from where she speaks.

Using Deborah’s own words for a final thought and my compliance – she says, “It is my prayer that the Lord will use my testimony to give you hope in what may seem to be a hopeless situation.”

This book is not another fluffy Bible study of “how to” but rather a lay-it-on-the-line transparent testimony and radical challenge for you to consider in being God’s chosen woman for such a time as this (Esther 4:14)!



Deborah Ross Ministries, Inc.
President / Executive Director of Operations
Speaker / Evangelist / Bible Teacher / Author / Singer / Choreographer

Strengthening Families… Encouraging Faith… Preaching the Gospel
My Website: www.DeborahRossMinistries.org

Called & Chosen ~

I am on a mission to STRENGTHEN FAMILIES & ENCOURAGE ALL PEOPLE! My passion is to seek God’s anointing, enabling me to minister with a “Contagious Faith”… a faith that resonates deep within the hearts of desperate humanity. Imparting Biblical truths, mixed with personal testimony, my transparent presentations bring captive audiences into worship as both laughter and tears testify to the sentiment of God’s message. If you are looking for a God ordained speaker/singer who is effective, purposeful, enthusiastic, animated, magnetic, compelling, fresh, sincere, and relevant…I am the one!

Married since 1984, Jay and I have two teenage sons, Preston and Garrett. I love laughter, music, intimate friendships, art, theater & television, travel, harmony, encouraging others, being a leader (under Christ), being led (by spiritual mentors)… LIVING LIFE OUT LOUD!

My new book: Healing a Broken Marriage: Love Never Fails www.HealingABrokenMarriage.com and www.Amazon.com

I would love to come speak and/or sing for your next event! CONTACT BOOKING PAGE CLICK HERE: http://www.deborahrossministries.com/pages.asp?pageid=109490
OR: Booking.DeborahRossMinistries@usa.com


This review was published in The Wordsmith Journal Magazine March 1, 2013


A SR Perspective Hello and Welcome to our SR Perspective page where our SR Reviewer, 

Barb Shelton will post her opinion/review of the books she reads. 

This month is Healing a Broken Marriage by Deborah Ross

Authors, email twjadsales@gmail.com for details on how to have your book reviewed by Barb!
Thanks for dropping by to meet Deborah Ross and learn about her book.  It’s been awhile since I’ve published from this blog and have missed our fellowshipping.  Hope your days aheard are blessed with hope and happiness.  I plan to keep in touch much oftener.  Take care and continue to be……
Blessed by Grace,





Does your beauty come from your outward appearance, or from Christ in you?

by Heather Hart

Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes. Instead, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.

~1 Peter 3:3-4

The Bible tells us that true beauty comes not from our outward physical beauty, but from our inner beauty; the beauty of Christ living in our hearts and shining out through us. I want to ask you two questions today:

Question 1: How much time do you spend on your outward appearance? This could be time spent doing your hair, dieting, putting on makeup, choosing what clothes to wear today, accessorizing, even shopping for new clothes or jewelry or getting a new hair cut. Statistics show that the average woman spends 2 ½ years of her life washing, styling, cutting, coloring, crimping, and straitening her hair at home or in a salon. That’s just time spent on hair!

Question 2: How much time do you spend on your inner beauty? This could be time spent in prayer, reading or studying your Bible, time in church or youth group, or time spent in devotions.

Where we spend the most time tells us what we care the most about. Today’s verse tells us that our inner self should be more important to us. After all, 2 Corinthians 4:18 tells us that what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. So while the world is telling us that beauty is on the outside, the Bible tells us that true beauty is on the inside. True beauty comes from Christ in us.


Do I spend more time on my outward appearance, or on my inner beauty?


Every time you look in a mirror today, say a prayer asking God to help you work on your inner beauty.


Father God, Thank you for all you do for me. Thank you for teaching me what is important in your sight. Help me to put the value of my inner beauty above that of my outward appearance. In Jesus name I pray, Amen.

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