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The Battle Belongs to the Lord: Overcoming Life's Struggles Through Worship by Joyce Meyer
James W. Goll - 2005
The prophetic movements in church history and in contemporary life are fed by two mighty streams: the prophet, whose revelation is primarily verbal, and the seer, whose revelation is more visionary in nature. You will discover the prophetic power of dreams, visions, and life under the open heavens. "The Seer" will move your heart and stir up your hunger for intimacy with God, because "the seer's goal is to reveal the man Christ Jesus!"
Gideon: Your weakness. God's strength: Member Book
Priscilla Shirer - 2013
God s strength. is a 7 session women's Bible study by Priscilla Shirer. When we hear the name Gideon, most of us think about his 300 soldiers or the fleece he laid out under the evening sky. But Gideon s story is so much bigger than that bigger than any one man and his mark on Israel s history. Like everything else in the Bible, this is a story about God and His people. His love for them, as well as His strength operating in spite of their weakness even through their weakness. And because God s people includes you and me, Gideon s story is also about us our lives, our doubts, our struggles, and our possibilities as believers. From a state of fear, weakness, and insecurity, Gideon emerged as Israel's hero, filled with God's presence and His passion for deliverance. This study will encourage you to recognize your weakness as the key that the Lord gives you to unlock the full experience of His strength in your life. In what ways do you feel insufficient? Those places create the greatest opportunity to experience the sufficiency of God. Instead of ignoring, neglecting, or trying to escape your weaknesses, see them as the gifts that they are, given specifically and strategically by God to unlock the door of God s strength.Features: Member Book with leader helps7 group sessionsBenefits: Look at the big picture, how God sovereignly positioned Gideon into it, and what it all means for us today as He unfolds our part in His plansUniversal appeal message is something every believer can relate toDesigned for anyone who has ever felt insufficient, ill-equipped, incompetent, or outnumbered. In other words, anyone and everyoneSee your weaknesses as God s greatest strengthsInstead of hiding from your weaknesses, find the God-given strength to face your fears and do what God is calling you to doChallenges participants to see God in a much bigger way, experience Him more fully, and tap into His power and presence in a fresh way"
Waiting on God: Strength for Today and Hope for Tomorrow
Charles F. Stanley - 2015
Charles Stanley offers words of comfort and patience to anyone waiting for the answer to their prayers.Are you waiting for God to answer your prayers? Do the days, weeks and years go by without evidence that your deepest longings could ever come true? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, you are facing a common faith-building challenge in the Christian life, and this book has the guidance you need to endure victoriously. God has very special plans for your life, and the way He most often prepares you for them is through times of directed, active, purposeful waiting. So through timeless, biblical teaching, Dr. Stanley gives you the practical wisdom you need to make the most of the delays and follow God’s lead to the blessings you long for. With counsel for staying on track when the tunnel is getting dark, claiming God’s promises, and finding purpose in the waiting, Dr. Stanley draws on personal experience and biblical principles to offer you encouragement and guidance no matter where you are in your spiritual journey.
Unsinkable Faith: God-Filled Strategies to Transform the Way You Think, Feel, and Live
Tracie Miles - 2017
For others, negativity is something that only sneaks up from time to time, yet still wreaks havoc in their hearts. Regardless of the root causes, once pessimistic thoughts permeate our minds, our feelings and emotions begin to control us instead of us controlling them. Eventually it doesn’t seem possible to stay positive, happy, and full of joy, and negative thought patterns shake our faith, causing us to sink emotionally, mentally, and spiritually over time. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Despite what storms roll in, hearts anchored in God don’t sink. When we change the way we think, we can change the way we feel and live, even if our circumstances remain the same. Intentionally embracing the opportunity to experience a transformed heart and a renewed mind opens the door for a changed life, because a positive mind will always lead to a more positive life.In Unsinkable Faith, author and Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker Tracie Miles offers hope for women who struggle with negativity. Each chapter explores Tracie’s and other women’s personal stories, showing how they rose above their circumstances by transforming and renewing their minds. Unsinkable Faith is a breath of fresh air for anyone longing for a heart full of joy, an unbreakable smile, and a new, more optimistic perspective on life. This book will equip you to:Replace pessimism with positive thinking by becoming the captain of your thoughts;Learn how true joy and happiness are based on choice, not circumstances;Overcome unhealthy habits of negative thinking by intentionally implementing three easy mind-renewing steps;Stop feeling hopeless and pitiful, and start feeling hope-filled and powerful instead; andDiscover that when you change the way you think, you change the way feel, and in turn you can change your life completely.
40 Days With Jesus: Celebrating His Presence
Sarah Young - 2010
Select devotionals from Sarah Young’s bestselling Jesus Calling are compiled into this gift book to create an experience of closeness with the Savior during the Lenten season. Note: Must be ordered in multiples of 25.
Faith is for Weak People: Responding to the Top 20 Objections to the Gospel
Ray Comfort - 2019
At stake is the eternal destiny of the souls of our friends, family members, and coworkers. It is a battle we wage not only in prayer but also in words. When we are faced with objections to the faith we profess, are we ready to respond?Apologist and evangelist Ray Comfort has spent his entire career answering objections to the faith, and he wants you to be equipped to do the same. In this practical book, he shows you how to answer 20 objections to Christianity, including questions such as- What physical proof is there that God even exists?- Why does a "loving" God threaten eternal torture for not believing in him?- If there's an all-powerful God, why is the world so out of control?Don't go into battle unarmed. Let Ray Comfort train you to be ready with an answer, not so you can be right, but so you can help bring people from darkness into light.
God's Answers to Life's Difficult Questions
Rick Warren - 1999
Answers from the Bible that can change your outlook--and your life. Rick Warren writes, "In each of these studies, you will discover simple ways to apply God's truth to your personal life, your family, and your job. The way to get the most out of this book is to act on it." Rick Warren takes you inside the Scriptures to see what they reveal about twelve of the most pressing questions people ask. They are questions you yourself either have asked or most likely will ask. This book provides simple, straightforward answers you can begin to apply right away to move past your worst sticking points and enjoy a life of purpose, peace, and significance.
Outlive Your Life: You Were Made to Make A Difference
Max Lucado - 2010
A story of a movement that exploded like a just-opened fire hydrant out of Jerusalem and spilled into the ends of the earth: into the streets of Paris, the districts of Rome, and the ports of Athens, Istanbul, Shanghai, and Buenos Aires. A story so mighty, controversial, head spinning, and life changing that two millennia later we wonder:Might it happen again?Heaven knows we hope so. These are devastating times: 1.75 billions people are desperately poor; one billion are hungry. Lonely hearts indwell our neighborhoods and attend our schools. In the midst of it all, here we stand: you, me, and our one-of-a-kind lives. We are given a choice ... an opportunity to make a big difference during a difficult time. What if we did? What if we rocked the world with hope?Worth a try, don't you think?- Max LucadoOne hundred percent of the author's royalties from Outlive Your Life products will benefit children and families through World Vision and other ministries of faith-based compassion.
God Loves You: He Always Has--He Always Will
David Jeremiah - 2012
Experiencing this love has the potential to answer every question, solve every problem, and satisfy the deepest yearnings of the heart. So why are many people who believe this still unable to fully utilize the power of God's love in their personal lives?In this probing book, Dr. David Jeremiah reveals that not fully understanding and appreciating every critical dimension of God's love can lead to missed opportunities to experience His love. He explains how even the so-called negative dimension of God's actions--hell, prohibitive commandments, pain and suffering in the world--can only be rightly understood by viewing them in light of God's true love.
On Earth as It Is in Heaven: How the Lord's Prayer Teaches Us to Pray More Effectively
Warren W. Wiersbe - 2010
The basic elements of prayer found in the Lord's Prayer are a helpful guide to Christians hoping to enrich their prayers. In On Earth as It Is in Heaven, beloved teacher and writer Warren W. Wiersbe explains and applies the elements of the Lord's Prayer to everyday prayer so readers get excited about maturing in their personal prayer ministries. Any reader wanting to experience a more satisfying and effective prayer life will cherish this thoughtful book.
The God I Never Knew: How Real Friendship with the Holy Spirit Can Change Your Life
Robert Morris - 2011
Why is the third person in the Godhead—the one Jesus said would be the believer’s ultimate source of truth and comfort—the source of such confusion? In The God I Never Knew, Robert Morris clearly explains that the Holy Spirit’s chief desire is for relationship--to offer us the encouragement and guidance of a trusted friend. This insightful and biblically-based book moves beyond theological jargon, religious tradition, and cultural misconceptions to clarify what the Holy Spirit promises to do in your life: · Dwell within you · Be your helper · Guide you into all truth· Comfort you· Pray for you· Show you things to come· Never leave youIt’s time to experience the Holy Spirit in a fresh, new way—to meet the God you may have never known. Includes a small group study guide!
The Air I Breathe: Worship as a Way of Life
Louie Giglio - 2003
For some, it’s at the office. For others, before the mirror. Still others, on the basketball court. You were created to worship! So you naturally find a place to do it. But to worship anything less than God robs both Him and us. It’s at the foot of the cross where we reel, trying to comprehend how a holy God could chase us down with kindness and redeem us from an eternity of futile gods. In this newly revised and refreshed edition of the original The Air I Breathe, you’ll find your sense of worship increasing beyond church walls or a Sunday routine. Soon all of life becomes your delighted response to God! Everybody Worships Something What captures your time and attention? We are all worshipers…of something. But are we spending our lives and filling our days with what matters most? Newly revised, The Air I Breathe will awaken you to the reality that worship is more than a service on Sunday. It’s every moment reflecting God’s glory and grace. “Some of the most inspiring teaching on worship I’ve ever heard has come from Louie Giglio. This book has inspired me as a worshiper and as a worship leader.” —Matt Redman, Author of The Unquenchable Worshipper and The Heart of Worship “It’s about time we had a book from Louie Giglio! Read it, and find out why.” —Beth Moore, Bestselling author, speaker, and founder of Living Proof Ministries “A message that has sent shock waves through the church.” —Andy Stanley, Senior pastor, North Point Community Church “Don’t read The Air I Breathe unless you want to reexamine your life to see whom or what you are truly worshiping on a daily basis.” —Billy Ray Hearn, Founder of Sparrow Records
Becoming a Woman of Faith
Cynthia Heald - 2000
From facing challenging circumstances to being real before God, "Becoming a Woman of Faith" is a Bible study that helps women learn what it means to walk with faith in the real world and honor Christ with their lives. This newest book in the best-selling Bible study series for women offers quotations from classic Christian writers and key Scripture passages with questions for reflection and study, and Cynthia Heald's warm and personable style.
You're Already Amazing: Embracing Who You Are, Becoming All God Created You to Be
Holley Gerth - 2012
. . pull up a chair and I'll tell you a secret. You'd better lean in close for this one.Ready?You don't have to do more, be more, have more.I'm sure there are security alarms going off somewhere. You should probably hide this book when your in-laws come over.But it's true.It's the kind of true that will change your life, set you free, and make you wake up smiling for the first time in a long time. I know because that's what it did for me. . . . So watch out, sister. If you keep reading you just might be next. With this heart-to-heart message, Holley Gerth invites you to embrace one very important truth--that you truly are already amazing. Like a trusted friend, Holley gently shows you how to forget the lies and expectations the world feeds you and instead believe that God loves you and has bigger plans for your life than you've even imagined.
Praying God's Will for Your Life: A Prayerful Walk to Spiritual Well Being
Stormie Omartian - 2001
Her prayer become, "Change me, Lord." In this book, she presents that process for all wives who want the power to pray for themselves and their husbands.In the first six days readers consider how to develop or maintain an intimate relationship with the Father. During the next six days they look at the Power Tools that feed this intimatPraying God's Will for Your Life is ideal for women who have read Stormie's bestselling books on prayer and want to move deeper into the power of prayer.