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.
Read Psalms in full color.
The psalms are among the church's finest treasures, a collection of writings where many find solace, comfort, and hope. Yet some psalms remain "locked" in a sense, containing references to places and objects modern readers have never seen and can't picture.
Until now. From author and renowned Israel expert Dr. Charles H. Dyer comes a devotional that brings selected psalms to life. Each entry features a beautiful, full-color photo of a Holy Land site, a suggested reading from Scripture, and a reflection that incorporates Dr. Dyer's knowledge of the land. Plus, the hardcover binding and ribbon marker make it a wonderful gift or bedside read.
Some selections include:
30 Days in the Land of the Psalms is a one-month devotional that will take readers on an extended journey to Israel . . . and into the book of Psalms.
A devotional that brings the Bible to life
What encouragement we receive when the Bible meets us where we are--just imagine how much more eye-opening it is when we encounter the Bible where it was written.
30 Days in the Land with Jesus takes the reader on a spiritual journey through the Holy Word and the Holy Land, guided by renowned expert and author Dr. Charles H. Dyer.
Complemented by vivid, full-color photography, each daily devotion draws new insight and inspiration from the ancient sites that framed the earthly ministry of Jesus Christ. Plus, the hardcover binding and ribbon marker make it a wonderful gift or bedside read.
Your understanding of the person, work, and words of Jesus Christ will take on an added dimension with this day-by-day exploration of the world in which He walked.
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!
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. In A 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.
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