The Supreme Gift

Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher:
ISBN: 1635035996
Release Date: 2015-02-06
Genre:

"I thought that I had already thought about everything you could think about Love when Henry Drummond's sermon fell into my hands. My life changed a lot from the moment I read the words in this book and tried to put his teaching into practice." "Paulo Coelho" "If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal." At some point, all of us have heard this passage from St. Paul's Letter to the Corinthians. But do we really understand his message? At the end of the 19th century, the young missionary Henry Drummond was asked to replace a famous preacher. Though at the beginning he did not convince the audience, they were soon captivated by his analysis of the words of the Apostle Paul. This sermon, The Greatest Thing in the World, has become a classic and is, without doubt, one of the most beautiful texts ever written on love. Drummond broke it down into the following nine elements: patience, kindness, generosity, humility, gentleness, dedication, tolerance, sincerity and innocence. Contrary to what we are used to hearing, the greatest treasure in the spiritual life is not faith, but love. No matter what your religious beliefs are, this feeling is, without doubt, the most rewarding way to live. In The Supreme Gift, Paulo Coelho adapts Henry Drummond's text, offering a real and powerful message that will help us incorporate love into our daily life and experience all its transformational power in our lives.

The Supreme Gift

Author: Grace Denio Litchfield
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 1340726513
Release Date: 2015-08-31
Genre:

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Love

Author: Henry Drummond
Publisher: Nabu Press
ISBN: 1294476882
Release Date: 2014-01
Genre:

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ Love: The Supreme Gift: The Greatest Thing In The World Henry Drummond Revell Co., 1891 Love; Love (Theology)

The Supreme Gift

Author: Arlo Bates
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 1378028058
Release Date: 2018-02-19
Genre: History

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Arguing with Anthropology

Author: Karen Sykes
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415254434
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Social Science

A guide to key elements in anthropology, this work teaches the ability to think, write and argue critically. Its hypothetical approach takes gift-theory - the science of obligation and reciprocity - as the theme of a virtual enquiry, which explores how the discipline has evolved, how it is applied in practice and how it can be argued.

Das Beste in der Welt

Author: Henry Drummond
Publisher:
ISBN: 3743346788
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre:

Das Beste in der Welt ist ein unveranderter, hochwertiger Nachdruck der Originalausgabe aus dem Jahr 1890. Hansebooks ist Herausgeber von Literatur zu unterschiedlichen Themengebieten wie Forschung und Wissenschaft, Reisen und Expeditionen, Kochen und Ernahrung, Medizin und weiteren Genres.Der Schwerpunkt des Verlages liegt auf dem Erhalt historischer Literatur.Viele Werke historischer Schriftsteller und Wissenschaftler sind heute nur noch als Antiquitaten erhaltlich. Hansebooks verlegt diese Bucher neu und tragt damit zum Erhalt selten gewordener Literatur und historischem Wissen auch fur die Zukunft bei."

Der Weg des Bogens

Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG
ISBN: 9783257608250
Release Date: 2017-09-27
Genre: Fiction

Tsetsuya ist der beste Bogenschütze des Landes in einem abgelegenen Tal in Japan. Als ein ehrgeiziger anderer Bogenschütze ihn aufspürt und sich mit ihm messen will, stellt er sich der Herausforderung. Doch seine Lehren gibt er nicht an ihn weiter, sondern an einen unerfahrenen Jungen in seinem Dorf.

Untreue Leseprobe

Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG
ISBN: 9783257861495
Release Date: 2014-06-27
Genre: Fiction

›Ich will dir treu sein und dich ewig lieben. In guten wie in schlechten Zeiten. Bis dass der Tod uns scheidet.‹ Wenn es nur so einfach wäre! Linda hat alles, doch das Entscheidende fehlt. Hat sie den Mut, die Frage nach der Leidenschaft zu stellen? Denn zu einer großen Liebe ist man ein Leben lang unterwegs.

Hippie

Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG
ISBN: 9783257609325
Release Date: 2018-09-26
Genre: Fiction

Als der rebellische junge Paulo aus Brasilien und die Holländerin Karla sich in Amsterdam begegnen, trifft sie die Liebe wie ein Blitz. Sie beschließen, gemeinsam aufzubrechen und als Reisende auf dem Hippie-Trail Erfahrungen zu sammeln, nach eigenen Werten zu suchen und danach zu leben. Mit an Bord sind ihre Freunde Rahul, Ryan und Mirthe sowie die Musik, die damals die Welt aus den Angeln hob. Eine inspirierende Reise von Amsterdam nach Kathmandu, an Bord des ›Magic Bus‹. Geschrieben von Paulo Coelho, der uns an einem unbekannten, frühen Kapitel seines Lebens teilhaben lässt.

Self Gift Essays on Humanae Vitae and the Thought of John Paul II

Author: Janet E. Smith
Publisher: Emmaus Academic
ISBN: 9781947792722
Release Date: 2018-06-29
Genre: Religion

Janet E. Smith has been among the world’s preeminent voices in the study of the issues raised by Pope Paul VI’s 1968 encyclical letter Humanae vitae. Self-Gift: Essays on Humanae Vitae and the Thought of John Paul II presents Smith’s critical collection of essays on the vocation of marriage, human sexuality, contraception, and more. Her groundbreaking scholarship touches on all the areas implicated in Humanae vitae: from natural family planning to parenthood and natural law to personalism. This collection not only includes Smith’s English translation of the encyclical from the original Latin text, but also helpful background on the development and release of this authoritative magisterial document. With a particular emphasis on the personalist and Thomistic philosophy of Pope St. John Paul II and how it illuminates the two-millennia tradition of Catholic teaching on human sexuality, Self-Gift delivers crucial insight into the Creator’s plan for human sexuality and our full flourishing in Christ.

Adoration

Author: Rosemary Nneka Anumudu
Publisher:
ISBN: 978290631X
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Lord's Supper


Women Religion and the Gift

Author: Morny Joy
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319431895
Release Date: 2016-10-19
Genre: Philosophy

This book introduces the special dynamics of women and their close relationships with the gift in both past and contemporary religious settings. Written from a cross-cultural perspective, it challenges depictions of women’s roles in religion where they have been relegated to compliance with specifically designated gendered attributes. The different chapters contest the resultant stereotypes that deny women agency. Each chapter describes women as engaged in an aspect of religion, from that of ritual specialists, to benefactors and patrons, or even innovators. The volume examines topics such as sainthood and sacrifice so as to refine these ideas in constructive ways that do not devalue women. It also examines the meaning of the term “gift” today, embracing the term in both figurative and literal ways. Such a collection of diverse women’s writings and activities provides a significant contribution to their quest for recognition, and also suggests ways this can be understood and realized today.

Exploring the Word

Author: Rodney E. Whittle
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 9781615792566
Release Date: 2009-09
Genre: Religion

This is a daily inspirational study book, based on a pattern to read your Bible through in one year. Rev. Rodney Whittle, along with his congregation, used this plan for many years to read their Bible through; it was such a blessing to him personally. He decided to follow that same format, as he wrote this book. There are two passages to read a day, a morning Old Testament passage and an evening New Testament passage. He would take an inspirational thought he received from that passage and write a study. As he wrote the monthly booklets, he didn't necessarily do them in sequential order and he only lacked eight days of his last month (January), before he passed away. His wife, Grace, worked and completed the eight days that remained, with other materials he had written in times past. Rodney E. Whittle was born in Cereal, Alberta, Canada, on October 29, 1928, and died on September 8, 2007. At his home, two missionaries from the Canadian Sunday School Mission arrived on bicycles to do missionary work. Through the ministry of these men, Rodney was wonderfully converted and called to preach the gospel. He spent the years 1944-1950 at Prairie Bible Institute, where the missionary boys were attending. He met his wife, Grace at Prairie and they married on August 28, 1950 and celebrated 57 happy years together. He had four daughters, ten grandchildren, and six great grandchildren at the time of his passing. He pastored and helped many churches; Houston Texas, Dallas Texas, St. Louis Missouri, Minneapolis Minnesota, Nassau Bahamas, and Kingston Jamaica. He was pastoring in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, at the time of his death.