What can happen in just 15 minutes a day? You might be surprised- strength, encouragement, and growth for starters! If you've longed to spend time in prayer and in God's Word but need a simple plan of action, 15 Minutes Alone with God can help.
Emilie Barnes is a warm encourager in the areas of home management and hospitality. Now she shares from the Bible and her own life- about God's grace, family struggles, forgiveness, the challenges of daily living, and other subjects close to heart and home.
Ten Great Prayers of the Bible Reveal the Secrets of Praying with Power
Prayer is the preface to real purpose, the prologue to God's power, the prelude to personal peace, and the precursor to world evangelism. When the ministry of prayer is elevated, so is every other ministry. Preaching becomes better with prayer. Witnessing becomes more effective with prayer. Government becomes more just with prayer.- This book is about empowerment, empowered to pray. It's an intimate look at some of the great prayers of the Bible. It's an insider's view of what pleases God when we pray.
A fantastic collection of short story chapters of the background and life of Howard and Jeanne Hendricks. This walk takes you through the twists and turns, mountains and valleys of their family history as they share with you God's faithfulness so that you will be encouraged to see life as it can be for you.
People best respond to Jesus through their natural friendships with Christians. This challenging and humorous book is full of creative suggestions about how to introduce your friends and neighbours to Christ.
Our society has been misled toward tolerance for homosexuality in personal, ecclesiastical, and civil spheres. Study of the Scriptures should bring us to contest and challenge these popular assumptions in all of these three areas. Individuals should disapprove of and oppose homosexuality as immoral. Churches should decline membership and office to unrepentant homosexuals. States should restrain homosexuality rather than making it a civil right. We must equally insist that individuals not take a holier-than-thou attitude toward homosexual sin, that churches faithfully proclaim the good news of deliverance to homosexuals, and that the state not persecute them by entrapment, invasion of privacy, or intentionally selective and uneven attention.
Is our world coming to an end? Progress tempts us to assume that our world will last indefinitely. But as we face a new millennium, it becomes increasingly apparent it won't.
Hurtling Toward Oblivion is a guided tour of the realities that present a logical argument for the end of our age. Dr. Swenson combines the trends of social change, the nature of humankind, and the rapid advance of progress and technology in a fascinating and disturbing look at our most probable future. Understand our direction and why we are hurtling toward oblivion.
If there are two ways to do anything, my wife will surely choose one way as naturally as I choose the other.
Once the honeymoon's over, many husbands and wives are shocked to discover how different they are! Traits that seemed appealing before the wedding suddenly become stress points in daily life. In this fascinating resource formerly titled Opposites Attract, LaHaye explores the four basic personality types and provides tools for turning personal differences into marriage-enriching experiences.
When we accept payment for our sins, God the Holy spirit comes to dwell within us. Our fellowship with God is reinstated. Those who were dead in sin are made alive. Paul goes on so far as to say we are transformed. But it does not stop there. Like any healthy living creature, we need to grow. when we feed on "the pure milk of the Word" we find ourselves growing from a young, immature Christian into a man or woman of God able to rightly divide the Word of Truth. That is the Journey. A Christian's journey is not a journey into death; it is an journey into life.
How a Healthy Body Image Can Set You Free to Enjoy the Way You Look.
Will looking better on the outside really make you feel better about yourself ? Are you addicted to self-improvement? "Ironically seeking happiness through physical perfection keeps us focused on how we don't measure up." Take the challenge to see yourself from different eyes.
The Most Effective Way to Organize Your House, Your Family, and Yourself
Hundreds of New Timesaving, Stress-Reducing Ideas
Even if you work outside the home, you still have 3,640 hours of free time a year- time enough to accomplish anything you want. Follow this easy plan and learn the secrets of finding more hours in every day for what you enjoy!
Four "Heroes of the Faith" From the Era of the Judges Who are Found in Hebrews 11 - men selected by God to turn the tide and deliver Israel.
"With God there are no extraordinary people- only ordinary ones through whom He chooses to do extraordinary things."
The Book of Judges holds magnificent examples of His ability to take the most common among us and "from weakness" create giants in the faith. We will find our own reflections as we study Barak- the Faceless; Gideon- the Fearful; Jephthah- the Forsaken; and Sampson- the Failure.
The Amazing Christmas Story Seen From the Novelist's Eye.
A dramatic true tale of a young man and his love; the pain of perceived infidelity; a long, difficult journey; a young girl's painful delivery in a distant town, alone without her mother by her side to comfort and guide her; and a couple's eventual settling in a village named Nazareth. All during a time of political and moral upheaval in a tiny country whose importance on the world scene continues to this day.
Setting the Stage for Your Child's Faith provides you with perceptive insight on how to teach children about responsibility, money, courtesy, and prayer. It will remind you that, despite other influences on kids in today's world, conscientious parenting can result in loving family relationships, well-adjusted children, and warm memories of home.
"I've been in the mothering mode for thirty-three years and when people ask me how many children I have, I hesitate because I've given birth to four, lost two, adopted one, and ended up with three." Sally Conway
Understand How the Holy Spirit Will Help You Overcome Your Weaknesses and Build Your Strengths
Everyone is a curious mixture of weaknesses and strengths, and there's a reason, explains Tim LaHaye. We have each inherited a distinct temperament- predominantly sanguine, choleric, melancholy, or phlegmatic, with a combination of traits from two or more groups.
God has given the Christian the Holy Spirit, who is able to improve man's natural strengths and overcome his weaknesses.
Do you live your life in a constant panic, trying to juggle the demands of family, home, and career? Are you so busy that there's no time left to plan and execute the daily routines of life?
Each chapter is designed to give you practical advice to help you organize your home as efficiently as possible. In the process you will save money, feel less pressure, and find more hours in your day to enjoy your family, job, and life in general.
Belonging means you are part of something. It means there are people who value you as "part of them." We experience the joy of belonging when we become a Christian. This belonging, however is not based on what we wear or how we look. It stems soley from what Christ did for us at Calvary's cross. When we become part of God's family, we belong forever.
Of the 879 verses found in John's gospel, more than 660 are directly related to events occurring at these feasts. The Outpouring is an examination of the implications of the ministry and message of Jesus Christ in relationship to Israel's feasts as found in the gospel of John.
This work contains the letters, ways and spiritual principles of Brother Lawrence, the 17th-century French monk who, in his monastery kitchen, discovered an overwhelming delight in God's presence. An unparalleled classic.
This unique true story puts the reader inside the skin of a tribal boy in the hills of Thailand. Follow the trauma as A Tsa finds the courage to turn his back on his tribe's traditional customs, as he breaks free from their all-encompassing fear. Discover the significance of the gate behind which Akha people had always lived. Watch how the lives of foreigners and Akha meld together in a deep and loving family relationship. This story will pull you right into another world so that you will feel you have been there. His story will give you a heart for missionary work throughout Asia
What a Woman Can Do When Her Husband Comes "Unglued" in Mid-Life
Your husband's mid-life crisis may cause you some of the greatest stress you have ever experienced. You will be shocked to see him question values and choices you thought had been settled long ago. You will have trouble understanding why he is so taken up with his aging. When he accuses you of being the cause of his problems or gives you the cold, silent treatment, you will feel rejected and misunderstood.
Find out what you can do to help you husband through this most difficult of times.