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No Makeup by Irene Kim

No Makeup

Once Concealed Now Set Free

by Irene Kim

Pages: 208

Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5

  • SELF-HELP - General
  • RELIGION - Christian Life - General

Type : Paperback

ISBN : 9781545605493

Price : $15.99


"The greatest beauty of all
is God’s invitation to us to surrender our failures for His second chances, to
find hope in hopelessness, light in the darkness, and redemption when all seems
We are undeniably wicked and
sinful by nature, even as Christians. We all fall short. We cannot save
These are bleak statements when
left unaddressed, but Irene confronts these tough truths in No Makeup as
she unveils some of her most shameful struggles, starting with her first
encounter with sexual immorality as a child, as well as her battle with facing
adultery later in marriage.
One day, convicted by the Holy
Spirit to stop wearing makeup, Irene obediently removed this one physical veneer,
only to find it to be the first step leading her down a spiritual path of
shedding one facade after another until her soul was stripped before her Maker.
Letting go of her much-esteemed “good girl” image, Irene walks us through her
journey toward owning her inborn deceitfulness as she comes face to face with the
unrighteousness within her—the struggles we have all experienced in one form or
another, but most of us keep quiet and hidden. She lays them bare so we can
bear witness to the Almighty's miraculous work of taking charge of these sinful
moments and command them into holy moments. In turn, they become catalysts for
transformation and restoration instead of Satan's intended destruction and

Irene Kim grew up in the suburbs of Maryland right outside of Washington, D.C. She and her husband, Daniel, have three children and also host children in their home who are at-risk for foster care and/or homelessness through the Safe Families movement. Irene is a stay-at-home-mom and works part-time as a birth instructor and doula. She finds joy in all the little things such as riding horses, journaling with colorful pens, jogging trails, discovering mom-and-pop restaurants, and winning board games. Irene is passionate about Jesus being glorified through orphan care as well as building up individuals and their families through Christ. 

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