books about: beliefs
Angel, sold into prostitution as a child, survives by keeping her hatred for men alive. Then she meets Michael Hosea who loves her unconditionally. Day by day, he defies Angel's every bitter expectation until, despite her resistance, her heart begins to thaw. But with her unexpected softening come overwhelming feelings of unworthiness and fear. So Angel runs...
Jesus Calling - Deluxe Edition Teal Cover: Enjoying Peace in His Presence
Experience peace in the presence of the Savior who is closer than you can imagine. In this bestselling devotional, readers will receive words of hope, encouragement, comfort, and reassurance of Jesus’ unending love. The devotions are written as if Jesus Himself is speaking directly to each reader. Each entry is accompanied by Scripture for further reflection and meditation. This edition is sure to be a favorite in the popular Jesus Calling ...
The Heavenly Man: The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun
William Carey Library Pub
This is the intensely dramatic story of how God took a young, half-starved boy from a poor village in Henan Province and used him mightily to preach the gospel, despite horrific opposition. Brother Yun is one of China's house church leaders, a man who despite his relative youth has suffered prolonged torture and imprisonment for his faith. Instead of focusing on the many miracles or experiences of suffering, however, Yun prefers to emphasise ...
Hinds' Feet On High Places (DELUXE CHRISTIAN CLASSICS)
Barbour Publishing, Inc.
Hannah Hurnard created the story of Much Afraid, a young girl hoping to travel from the Valley of Humiliation to the High Places. Along the way, she meets a number of memorable characters - including the Family of Fearings, Cousin Pride, Mrs. Valiant, Mercy, and Peace. Much Afraid also meets the ever-caring Shepherd, who helps her on her journey, at the end of which she receives a new name: Grace and Glory. This long-time best-seller is an ...
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
Read by Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Kathleen Turner, and Matthew Broderick Here are the immortals of Olympus—the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece—as freshly described as if they were alive today. Mighty Zues with his fistful of thunderbolts; mischievous little Hermes; grey-eyed Athena, godess of wisdom; Asclepius, the first physician; Orpheus and his beloved Euridice; Helios the sun, crossing the heavens in his ...
A Dog's Purpose: A Novel for Humans
W. Bruce Cameron
After a tragically short life as a stray mutt, Bailey is surprised to find himself reborn as a rambunctious golden-haired puppy. Bailey's search for his new life's meaning leads him into the loving arms of eight-year-old Ethan. During their countless adventures, Bailey joyously discovers how to be a good dog. But this life as a beloved family pet is not the end of Bailey's journey. Reborn as a puppy yet again, Bailey wonders, will he ever find ...
The Knowledge of the Holy: The Attributes of God: Their Meaning in the Christian Life
A. W. Tozer
The Knowledge of the Holy by popular evangelical author and Christian mystic A.W. Tozer illuminates God’s attributes—from wisdom, to grace, to mercy—and in doing so, attempts to restore the majesty and wonder of God in the hearts and minds of all Christians. A modern classic of Christian testimony and devotion, The Knowledge of the Holy shows us how we can rejuvenate our prayer life, meditate more reverently, understand God more deeply, ...
Daily Bible New International Version
F Lagard Smith
Harvest House Publishers
The original Daily Bible in Chronological Order , with more than half a million copies in print, now comes in a handy size. At only 4 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches, this compact edition is convenient for those who like to carry the Bible with them. Presented in the New International Version translation, this chronological/historical arrangement of every Bible book includes insightful devotional commentary in 365 convenient daily reading ...
Streams in the Desert
Mrs. Charles E. Cowman
In a barren wilderness, L. B. Cowman long ago discovered a fountain that sustained her, and she shared it with the world, Streams in the Desert -- her collection of prayerful meditations, Christian writings, and God's written promises--has become one of the most dearly loved, best-selling devotionals of all time since its first publication in 1925. Filled with insight into the richness of God's provision and the purpose of His plan, this ...
Review & Herald Pub Assn
FOR DISTRIBUTION OUTSIDE THE USA. This is the mass market edition of the popular book by Dr. Ben Carson whose inspiring story tells of a frustrated inner-city kid whose faith in God helped him become director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.
IVP Books, 2011
In 2006, Christianity Today voted this title to be one of the top 50 books that have shaped evangelicals! For over 40 years, J. I. Packer's classic has been an important tool to help Christians around the world discover the wonder, the glory and the joy of knowing God. In 2006, Christianity Today voted this title one of the top 50 books that have shaped evangelicals, and this 20th anniversary edition is updated with Americanized language ...
Grace, Gold, and Glory My Leap of Faith
In the 2012 London Olympics, US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas stole hearts and flew high as the All-Around Gold Medal winner, as well as acting as a critical member of the US gold-medal-winning women gymnastics team. In this personal autobiography, Gabrielle tells her story of faith, perseverance, and determination, demonstrating you can reach your dreams if you let yourself soar.
The Life Recovery Bible: The 12 Step Bible for People in Recovery
Tyndale House Publishers
A specialty Bible, featuring the entire Living Bible text, designed to introduce readers not only to the source of true wisdom for recovery--God's Word--but also to the source of power for deliverance--God himself. Features include introductions for every book in the Bible, outlines, historical information, recovery themes and reflections, Twelve Step and Serenity Prayer Devotionals, an index, and more.
Buddhist Boot Camp
Buddhism is all about training the mind, and boot camp is an ideal training method for this generation's short attention span. The chapters in this small book can be read in any order, and are simple and easy to understand. Each story, inspirational quote, and teaching offers mindfulness-enhancing techniques that anyone can relate to. You don't need to be a Buddhist to find the Buddha's teachings motivational. As the Dalai Lama says, "Don't try ...
Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire: What Happens When God's Spirit Invades the Hearts of His People
The Times Are Urgent God Is on the Move Now Is the Moment to ... ask God to ignite his fire in your soul! Pastor Jim Cymbala believes that Jesus wants to renew his people---to call us back from spiritual dead ends, apathy, and lukewarm religion. Cymbala knows the difference firsthand. Thirty-five years ago his own church, the Brooklyn Tabernacle, was a struggling congregation of twenty. Then they began to pray ... God began to move ... ...
The Valley of Vision: A collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions
Banner of Truth
The strength of Puritan character and life lay in prayer and meditation. In this practice the spirit of prayer was regarded as of first importance and the best form of prayer, for living prayer is the characteristic of genuine spirituality. Yet prayer is also vocal and may therefore on occasions be written. Consequently in the Puritan tradition there are many written prayers and meditations which constitute an important corpus of inspiring ...
This book is for you if your life is a series of shattered dreams. This book is for you if you have no dreams at all. It's for you if you've bought the lie that you'll never amount to anything. That's not true. Your life is BIG---far bigger than you've imagined. Inside these pages lie the keys to recognizing the full potential of your life. You won't necessarily become a millionaire (though you might), but you will attain a life that is ...
The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming
Henri J. M. Nouwen
Continuum Intl Pub Group
"A beautiful book, as beautiful in the simple clarity of its wisdom as in the terrible beauty of the transformation to which it calls us". -- New Oxford Review
Beyond Belief Publisher: FaithWords
Do you take God at His word, believing what He has told us, or do you just believe in His existence and the salvation He offers? Beth Moore has believed in God all of her life. She has been dedicated to teaching others to believe in Him as well. But as an adult she came face to face with the single most important question as she meditated on a passage from Isaiah: “You are my witnesses,” declares the Lord, “and my servant whom I have ...
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