I've been a believing Christian since childhood, author C. David Baker explains, but it's my personal failures that have led me to the deep well of Grace.
David poured his dashed hopes, broken dreams, haunting doubts, and paralyzing fear down that well and found all that's collected here, all he, like you, needs for living with peace, joy, and purpose: cool cups of relief, comfort, revival, and sustenance.
Because Water Is Life.
And 101 Cups of Water Will Quench Your Thirst.
The Sanctuary for Lent 2017 contains brief readings for each day in Lent, including a suggested Scripture, a short devotion, and a closing prayer. It is an excellent gift for family, friends, or those with special needs. In keeping with the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's nailing of the theses, each day's devotion will include a quote from one of the reformers. Sold in packs of 10, booklets are designed to fit in a #10 envelope, enabling churches to include the booklets in their Lent mailings, especially for those unable to attend services.
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
Rest. You crave it. Your body needs it. Your tired soul longs for it. But in the madness of your day-to-day rush, how can you possibly find it? Truth be told, when life s demands overwhelm us, the first thing we sacrifice is our own rest. But God has a different plan for us: He made us to enjoy deep, reviving refreshment in Him. 365 Devotions for Finding Rest will guide you in a yearlong journey toward embracing His rest in your life. You ll be amazed as God s peace and restoration transform you."
5 Minutes with God in the Car Line gives mom an opportunity to breathe, take a minute for herself, and spend time with her Savior. It provides a brief moment in the day for her to pause and refocus before the chaos of homework, dinner, and bedtime begins. Having this devotional in the car will make for a 5-minute retreat every mother needs with the Lord!
Could you use a joy infusion?
When was the last time you had a spontaneous laugh because your heart was absolutely overwhelmed with joy?
Whether you re facing mundane routines or painful hardships, joy often feels out of reach. But those who know Jesus can live joyfully, no matter what it s a gift that can only come from God. Jesus engulfs His followers with great love so that He may fill them with His joy.
Bestselling author Sheila Walsh invites you to discover daily joy. Through funny and inspiring stories, powerful takeaways, and encouraging scriptures, Sheila shows that joy sometimes comes from gratitude, God s beautiful creation, grace, or simply delighting in God s goodness and love. And it always comes from spending time in Jesus presence. He brings life, restoration, and . . . joy!
The 5 Minutes with Jesus series is the perfect way to start your day with a joyful heart."
In a world where time is limited and people are running from one thing to another, this devotional gives the reader permission to pause and spend time considering and meditating on one verse each week. In 52 Bible Verses You Should Have In Your Heart, you'll find Scripture that teaches, encourages, challenges, and points you to Christ the giver of all things in every season. This year, for a change, instead of bracing for quiet time at a read-through-the-Bible pace, bask inside this choice selection of verses, handpicked for marinating and memorizing."
How well do everyday Christians know the stories that have shaped their faith? More than just a collection of significant and entertaining stories, The 52 Greatest Stories of the Bible impresses upon readers the beautiful interconnectedness of the varied narratives we find in the Bible. It:
- connects the dots, demonstrating how each individual story is really one chapter in the larger story
- shows how Jesus, especially his death and resurrection, is the point of the story, even when the Son of God is not a key player
- helps readers build a biblical worldview that answers the ultimate questions of life
Readers will gain a better grasp of the whole story of Scripture and, most importantly, why these stories are the ones God chose to preserve for us through the writers of the Bible.
When it comes to happiness, most of us have the same questions. Why can't I be consistently happy? Is it wrong to be happy when there's so much pain and suffering in the world? And perhaps the biggest one: How can I be happier? Some Christians make an artificial contrast between joy and happiness, while others claim God wants us to be holy, but not happy. In fact, he wants us to be both, and the two go hand in hand!
In 60 Days of Happiness, noted theologian and New York Times bestselling author Randy Alcorn shares sixty timeless devotions demonstrating that God not only wants us to be happy in him and enjoy his gifts, he commands and empowers us to do so.
Prayers paired with meaning scripture passages designed to encourage every father
When a father combines prayer with God s Word, he is able to handle any situation in life with integrity and discernment. InA Father s Prayer, dads will be uplifted by brief prayers combined with Scripture selections that speak to fathers of all ages and circumstances. A variety of topics include:
These topics will show fathers the value of their role and how to lead their family to know and love Christ. This book is a valuable resource for helping dads be the best they can be for their families, and for nurturing their relationship with their heavenly Father.
Trim Size: 4 x 6"
Previously published in hardcover as Abundant Life Day Book.