How to Live as Jesus Lived Dallas Willard, one of today's most brilliant Christian thinkers and author of The Divine Conspiracy (Christianity Today's 1999 Book of the Year), presents a way of living that enables ordinary men and women to enjoy the fruit of the Christian life. He reveals how the key to self-transformation resides in the practice of the spiritual disciplines, and how their practice affirms human life to the fullest. The Spirit of the Disciplines is for everyone who strives to be a disciple of Jesus in thought and action as well as intention.
Author: Jesse R. Watson Jr.
Publisher: WestBow Press
Release Date: 2012-01
Morning Coffee is a practical approach to reading and applying the Word. Many people have a hard time getting going in the morning, which can make for a long week. This book will give people the edge they need to motivate them to make it through the day and ultimately through the week. If our spirit is satisfied daily, the rest of our body will fall in line. Everybody feels like they need a morning cup of joe, and by the power of the Holy Spirit, I submitted my will to the Lord's to be used to brew up the flavor of the day. So as the sun rises, find a quiet place to make time for the Morning Coffee. This is the right way to start your day. When you are empty, He will fill your cup.
Author: Lindsay Roberts
Publisher: Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association
Release Date: 2015-08-19
Are you pressured? Stressed? Frustrated? You're not alone. Stress happens to all of us. The question is, "What do you do when you are under stress?" Does it take control of you? Or do you have a plan to deal with stress? It's almost a guarantee that if you are alive and breathing, stress will eventually find you. "The issue is not avoiding stress," says author Lindsay Roberts. "It's how we react under pressure that builds our character, strengthens our moral fiber, and develops our inner strength." Stress can actually work for your good. With her vibrant life filled with two television programs, a speaking schedule, her role as a devoted wife to a leading minister, and mother to three daughters, Lindsay is no stranger to stress. In this powerful book, Lindsay outlines biblical responses that will help you overcome your stressful situations. In her usual humorous style, Lindsay Roberts fills her teaching with captivating examples of her successful application of the biblical truths taught in this book.
Why memorize the Bible? In our information-saturated society, with so many details to take in, the idea of memorizing Scripture can seem overwhelming—like one more task on a checklist. But pastor Joshua Choonmin Kang has discovered what happens when we do spend time memorizing God's Word: we grasp a larger, truer picture of God. We more closely and more often imitate Christ. We worship God "in Spirit and in truth." We're better able to fulfill God's mission. However, Pastor Kang also knows that memorizing Scripture isn't easy. The process itself, like the transformation it brings, doesn't happen overnight. Scripture by Heart is therefore his help for your growth in this important practice. He offers here 30 short devotional readings that motivate you to memorize God's Word spiritual practices interspersed throughout that teach you how to memorize specific help for persevering when you feel stuck or overwhelmed a step-by-step approach that roots Scripture in your mind and heart There is no substitute for God's Word and no shortcut to having it dwell in us. But there is help here for the journey. Pastor Kang's words and wisdom can guide you into a new relationship with the living Word, and the God it reveals.
The Blessed Word is for those who thirst and hunger for righteousness. We, as a body of believers, understand that our righteousness is in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Jesus prophesied to his church, ensuring us that, "Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled" (Matt. 5:6). We know that Jesus is all that we ever need for a satisfied and fulfilled life. Reading this book can give you a hunger and a thirst for our Lord Jesus Christ. This is the season that God is speaking and blessing His children. All spiritual blessings are in heavenly places. "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who have blessed us with spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ" (Eph. 1:3). The Blessed Word is composed of letters from God to you.. He promised He would never leave you or forsake you. This book will be a blessing!
I am a six-year breast cancer survivor. I am very happy about this fact, because I was given an opportunity to write about that experience. This is a chronological and personal testimony of my fight against this devastating disease. This book strives to encourage and invite readers, whether in perfect health or stricken by illness, to trust God in all situations. My journey with breast cancer was a test of my faith in God. Through my own struggle, I remind readers that life is going to be filled with difficult and sometimes life-changing situations when our faith is tested. At these crucial times, it is our test to decide how we will respond. Find out how I responded, and then get ready to be introduced or re-introduced to someone who cares about every situation you will encounter.
Author: Thomas Nelson
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: 2007-11-04
The Word of God is a love letter from the heart of our heavenly Father. It is unequaled in its ability to comfort, to counsel, to challenge, to exhort, and to change lives. The New Spirit-Filled Life Bible for Women beautifully presents the rich and timeless truths of God's living Word with wisdom from more than 100 of the most respected women in the body of Christ. These beloved authors, speakers, and ministry leaders have come together to help you understand and apply the Scriptures to your life as you discover God's promises and fulfill His holy purpose for you by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Author: Bill Bright
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Release Date: 2005-01
Familiarizes readers with the teachings of Jesus, the manifestations of the Holy Spirit, and the divine character of God, while raising greater awareness of who God is and how people can know him intimately. Original.
This 52-week devotional will help tween boys understand what being smarter, stronger, deeper, and cooler is really all about according to Luke 2:52, helping them grow up the way Jesus did—in God’s Word. In the humorous, cheeky, and sometimes gross style that makes the 2:52 series so engaging and fun for boys, this year-long devotional combines important principles with practical messages, teaching lessons boys need to learn and helping them put this valuable knowledge into practice. Each devotion presents a Bible verse, explains it, shows how it applies to boys’ lives, and offers tools to help boys live in a godly way.