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The Witness of Early Christian Women: Mothers of the Church by Mike Aquilina
The Bible in 52 Weeks: A Yearlong Bible Study for Women
Kimberly D. Moore - 2020
The Bible in 52 Weeks is an inspiring bible study for women that breaks up the scriptures into manageable daily readings.Whether you use this interactive bible study for women alone or in a group setting, the weekly commentary, discussion questions, and space to record your thoughts will help you gain new insights, strengthen your relationship with Christ, and spend time in the Word with new meaning and purpose.This bible study for women includes: Powerful and practical—In just 15 to 20 minutes a day, you’ll tackle the whole Bible in 12 months. Get personal—Each week of bible study for women includes questions, as well as a prayer, a highlighted verse, or actions you can take to help deepen your faith or overcome difficulties you’re facing. And on the 7th day—After 6 days of short suggested readings from the Bible, this bible study for women encourages you to take a day of rest and reflect or catch up on anything that you may have missed during the week. Bring this practical, yearlong bible study for women into your life and get closer to God.
Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers by Anne Lamott (30 Minute Spiritual Series)
30 Minute Spiritual Series - 2013
Help, Thanks, Wow ...in 30 minutes is the concise guide to quickly understanding the three simple prayers outlined in Anne Lamott's best-selling book, Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers. Understand the thought-provoking ideas behind Help, Thanks, Wow:* Learn what it means to pray, and the life-opening power of prayer, independent of your faith or lack thereof.* Inspirational stories convey Lamott's personal insight and exploration of faith.* Discover how the three essential prayers help us endure difficult times and continue to move ahead. In Help, Thanks, Wow, best-selling author Anne Lamott demystifies prayer, declaring that there are no rules--a higher power can be called anything, and people can believe in any religion they'd like (or none at all) and still pray.Prayer can take countless forms, but Lamott believes that it all boils down to three essential prayers: Help, Thanks, and Wow. Help is an admission of powerlessness and a plea for assistance; Thanks is a cry of gratitude; and Wow is the experience of awe.A thought-provoking spirituality guide for people of all faiths and creeds, Help, Thanks, Wow examines the importance of the three prayers vital to enduring hardship and experiencing a transformative sense of gratitude and wonder in the world.Help, Thanks, Wow ...in 30 minutesDesigned for those whose desire to enrich their faith exceeds the time they have available, Help, Thanks, Wow ...in 30 minutes enable readers to rapidly understand the essential ideas behind critically acclaimed books. With a condensed format and chapter-by-chapter synopsis that highlights key insights, this summary helps readers easily devote time to growing their faith.
Smith Wigglesworth on Spiritual Gifts
Smith Wigglesworth - 1998
Through his simple yet inspiring words, you will find out how to…Deal with evil powersUse your spiritual gifts wiselyMinister healing to othersGuard against false words of guidanceReceive God’s wisdom for your lifeServe others in Christ’s loveFollow the leading of the Holy SpiritLearn from Smith Wigglesworth’s personal experiences in ministering to thousands through the power of the Holy Spirit! By discovering how to receive and operate in the gifts of the Spirit, you can be the instrument God uses to transmit His love and miracles to others.
The One Year Praying Through the Bible: Experience the Power of the Bible Through Prayer
Cheri Fuller - 2003
You love going through the Scriptures. But you want to do more than just turn the page and check "Bible reading" off your daily to-do list. In The One Year Book of Praying through the Bible, respected author Cheri Fuller leads you through the Bible in one year, helping you pray Scripture passages back to God.The One Year Book of Praying through the Bible is the perfect companion to The One Year Bible--and the perfect way to pray through the Bible within a year. Each daily reading is wonderfully fresh, amazingly personal, and consistently tied to the daily Scripture passages from The One Year Bible. Following each devotional you'll find a short prayer designed to launch you into your own prayer time and a thought-provoking quote from a contemporary or historical Christian.I pray with all my heart. --Psalm 119:145
Why I Am a Lutheran
Daniel Preus - 2004
"Why I Am a Lutheran explores the foundational teachings of the Christian church. In each chapter, Daniel Preus calls upon more than 20 years of pastoral experience to reveal Jesus as the center of the Christian faith. As he addresses central doctrines such as sin and grace, Law and Gospel, the person and work of Jesus Christ, worship, the Sacraments, and the office of the ministry, Preus keeps the focus on Jesus Christ--who is "always and only at the center of all Christian teaching."
The Rapture: Christianity's Most Preposterous Belief
Chuck Missler - 2002
Where does this strange view come from? Is the term "rapture" even in the Bible? Clearly, the idea of the Rapture can be considered the most preposterous belief in Biblical Christianity. The situation regarding the doctrine of the Rapture is painfully similar to the famous quote by Dr. Richard Feynman, speaking of quantum physics: I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum mechanics... in fact, it is often stated of all the theories proposed in this century, the silliest is quantum theory. Some say that the only thing that quantum theory has going for it, in fact, is that it is unquestionably correct.
Kathryn Kuhlman: Her Spiritual Legacy and Its Impact on My Life
Benny Hinn - 1999
Now her spiritual legacy continues to touch lives of countless others as Benny Hinn pays tribute to this remarkable woman. Hinn traces her fifty extraordinary years of ministry and reveals insists into the spiritual life of one of God's choice servants who took the saving and healing message of Jesus Christ to her generation-often in the midst of personal struggles and disappointing heartbreaks. But this is more than a story about the most prominent woman evangelist, it is the story of how God used her life and teaching to influence Benny Hinn.
How To Hear God's Voice Easily And Effectively
Adam Houge - 2014
He shows us the Father’s will on a constant basis and leads us down every path of righteousness. But how can we be led by Him unless we understand His voice? How can we understand His voice unless we take the time to sensitize ourselves to it? In this book you’ll learn how to understand God’s voice and the various ways He speaks to you. You’ll learn how to discern God’s will and how to apply it to your life. Through practicing the principles outlined in this book you’ll gain a more fulfilling relationship with God as you learn how to effectively communicate with Him.
Walking in Victory: Experiencing True Sanctification and Holiness through God's Grace
Dennis McCallum - 1994
An important resource for both young and mature Christians, Walking in Victory will help you learn to take Christ at His word and replace the deadly cycle of legalism and sin in your life with his victory and grace.
The Strength You Need: The Twelve Great Strength Passages of the Bible
Robert J. Morgan - 2016
Most days he feels exhausted, yet over time God has shown him how to build himself up when he’s worn himself out. He has learned to fully embrace Psalm 84, as he moves from strength to strength. The valleys and the weaknesses are inevitable. Our task is to embrace these as we wait for God to take us to our next time of strength.After reviewing the 232 occurrences of the word strength in Scripture, Pastor Robert discovered twelve clear passages that drop anchor in God’s Sea of Strength. Among the kinds of strength available to every believer are:Lifelong Strength: your strength will equal your days (Deuteronomy 33:25)Lasting Strength: they go from strength to strength (Psalm 84:5-7)Imparted Strength: the eyes of The Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to Him (2 Chronicles 16:9)Joyful Strength: the joy of The Lord is your strength (Nehemiah 8:10)Timely Strength: God is our refuge and strength (Psalm 46:1)Tranquil Strength: in quietness and trust is your strength (Isaiah 30:15)Renewed Strength: those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength (Isaiah 40:31)Recurring Strength: the Lord will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden (Isaiah 58:11)Durable Strength: the Sovereign Lord is my strength; He makes my feet like the feet of a deer, He enables me to tread on the heights (Habakkuk 3:19)Unwavering Strength: Abraham did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God (Romans 4:20)Innermost Strength: I pray that out of His glorious riches He may strengthen you with power through His Spirit in your inner being (Ephesians 3:16)Riveting Strength: I can do all this through Him who gives me strength (Philippians 4:13)
Here Am I, Lord...Send Somebody Else: How God Uses Ordinary People to Do Extraordinary Things
Jill Briscoe - 2004
He offered this extremely simple advice in considering the Christian life: Go where you are sent, stay where you are put, and do what you are asked.With her trademark warmth and keen sense of humor, esteemed Bible study teacher Jill Briscoe follows Major Thomas’s example to help readers learn how to allow God to live through them, finding their mission field to be right before them—in the space between their own two feet. She uses stories from her own life and of other contemporaries to unpack the story of Moses in helping us better understand our true worth and calling. She asks, “What is your Jerusalem, your Judea, your Samaria? Whether you’re fifty or fifteen, you are called to be God’s light in a troubled world.” This classic work is being updated to include conversation starters and Bible study questions at the end of each chapter.
The Power That Changes the World: Creating Eternal Impact in the Here and Now
Bill Johnson - 2015
We are designed, as part of our purpose, to invade and solve problems here on earth. We've been given the keys to unlock infinite change in the here and now.Take hold of God's power and God's wisdom.As we wield the long-term strategy of His wisdom and the immediacy of His miracle-working power, we will live out the most undeniable demonstration of the heart, passion and nature of God. We will touch--and restore--the hearts of individuals, families, communities, cities and nations. We will create eternal impact and significance right now.What a moment to be alive!As we live out God's power and wisdom, and fully yield ourselves to His purposes--maintaining a heart of hope and promise for the days ahead--we will work wonders for His Kingdom.
Lou Engle - 2016
Amidst pain and chaos, we "can" turn the tide of evil in our lands. With excitement and profound insight, seasoned prophetic leader Lou Engle shows how: through bold faith and aggressive, passionate prayer and fasting. Here he equips you with the dynamic, practical tools you need to answer the call of countercultural consecration. Using Jesus as the role model, he reveals that 40 days of prayer and fasting always precede breakthrough, revelations of God's glory, breakage of demonic hindrances, and more. As we join together in fasting and intercession, we'll see victory in the critical issues of our day--and we'll awaken the nations for Christ. Global revival and transformation is imminent. Will you answer the call?
Bill Gillham - 1987
Suddenly the light dawns. It's not your problems that need to be fixed - it's your life! The good news is that God doesn't ask you to live your life for Christ, but to let Him live His life through you. This book offers a new look at the concept of your identify in Christ.