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The God I Don T Understand

Author : Christopher J. H. Wright
ISBN : 9780310574354
Genre : Religion
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If we are honest, we have to admit that there are many things we don’t understand about God. We do not have final answers to the deep problems of life, and those who say they do are probably living in some degree of delusion. There are areas of mystery in our Christian faith that lie beyond the keenest scholarship or even the most profound spiritual exercises.For many people, these problems raise so many questions and uncertainties that faith itself becomes a struggle, and the very person and character of God are called into question. Chris Wright encourages us to face up to the limitations of our understanding and to acknowledge the pain and grief they can often cause. But at the same time, he wants us to be able to say, like the psalmist in Psalm 73: “But that’s all right. God is ultimately in charge and I can trust him to put things right. Meanwhile, I will stay near to my God, make him my refuge, and go on telling of his deeds.”
Category: Religion

God I Don T Understand

Author : Kenneth Boa
ISBN : 9781620322345
Genre : Religion
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We've all had questions about the faith--about the Bible, salvation, and other "mysteries." There never seems to be a place to get the answers we need in language we can really understand. This Ken Boa classic speaks more relevantly to today's skeptical audiences than ever before. With intelligence and grace, Boa objectively uncovers the mysteries of faith and offers reasonable explanations delving into: Sovereignty versus Human Responsibility (Salvation) The Resurrection Body Space (The Creation) The Trinity If you're hungry for answers on the profound questions of life, pick up God, I Don't Understand. You finally will.
Category: Religion

Trinity

Author : Jason Byassee
ISBN : 1630887862
Genre : Religion
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Who is this God we worship?
Category: Religion

Jesus I Don T Understand

Author : Joyce Williams Graves
ISBN : 9781491729953
Genre : Religion
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Facing tragedy in her life, seventeen-year-old Rachel McDonald goes on a spiritual journey as Christ Jesus answers her questions. Rachel knows that God loves her, but she still is unclear about why bad things have happened to her, her sister, and her best friend. This narrative study explains God’s love and compassion for Rachel and for everyone through the inspired Word of His Son, Christ Jesus. Jesus, I Don’t Understand describes God’s endless love, mercy, and grace as Christ Jesus speaks to Rachel’s heart as only a Father could. Rachel, a young Christian girl, attends a Bible study class every Wednesday with her best friend, Matthew Lacy. When a terrible accident occurs, however, it changes her faith in the goodness of God and His promises. All the things she learned in her Bible study classes begin to unravel for her. She feels alone and confused, and she has three important questions for Christ Jesus: Why do children die so young? Why do young people get sick? Are we really going to heaven when we die?
Category: Religion

What We Don T Understand About Relationships

Author : Dr. Larry Adams
ISBN : 1458201651
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Keeping a relationship alive and successful can be immensely challenging in today’s world. More often than not, relationships fail because the nucleus of the partnership has been based on selfish needs, desires, and purposes instead of spiritual truths. In his guidebook What We Don’t Understand about Relationships, Dr. Larry Adams offers practical tips, Scriptures, and advice that will help anyone learn to apply Christian values and principles to their relationship, ultimately realizing a lasting and loving partnership. Dr. Adams, a biblical counselor and Bible teacher for nearly thirty years, relies on his education and the word of God as he carefully reexamines relationships from a spiritual perspective and reveals misunderstood truths about relationships and why they fail. By teaching concepts that relationships are not natural and should not be based on emotional or physical feelings, Dr. Adams introduces a fresh perspective that focuses on spiritual commitments, effective communication, forgiveness, and thinking of others first before ourselves. What We Don’t Understand about Relationships shares practical advice and applicable Scriptures that will help anyone struggling within a relationship to lay a new foundation based on seeking oneness with God first, and then each other.
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You Don T Understand The Bible Because You Are Christian

Author : Richard Gist
ISBN : 9781460242728
Genre : Humor
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By the early second century the Christian Church was predominantly Gentile, having separated from its Jewish roots and base. It lost most all understanding of Jewish culture. Very few in the church could read Hebrew, and as significantly, its Scriptures were in Greek, which contributed to its growing ignorance of the intricacies of Jewish word play. They could not and did not retain the richness, the interconnectedness, and the brilliance of the Hebrew writing, and thereby misinterpreted much of what they cherished. Today, many, if not most, Christians also lack the basic knowhow needed to adequately appreciate our Jewish-written Scriptures. This little 150 page book will not heal what ails us, but in a light, sometimes fun, other times serious way, it will help, and that is needed. It may even erase a few of the lines that separate our two great communities-Jewish and Christian-and remind us of our shared humanity and Faith. Creative, insightful, humorous, sensitive, challenging, thought provoking . . . . What other words are used to describe this book and its author? See pages iv and v.
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You Just Don T Understand

Author : Laroya D. Griffin
ISBN : 9781462049806
Genre : Fiction
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There was a time when Bishop Derrick Anthony Garrett had some hard lessons to learn. His wife threatened to divorce him. The deacons of his church wanted to replace him. His children nearly hated him. But after some soul-searching, his life seems to be on the mend—at least on the outside. His congregation has grown to more than 2,000 members. He is now a respected senior pastor and bishop who appears to be a successful man of God. Despite it all, Derrick is truly happy for the first time in his life. But when a serious health problem arises, he chooses to hide his situation from his family. Now that things are starting to get better, he doesn’t want to burden them with his illness. His wife’s salon is doing well and his son, Damon, and his wife, Alicia, are youth pastors. His daughter, Deanna, is getting married. To the casual observer, the Garretts have it all. But when each family member has secrets to keep and no one to talk to, even the happiest family may suffer.
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Hearing And Understanding The Voice Of God

Author : Frank A. DeCenso
ISBN : 9780768489880
Genre : Religion
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Nine gifted and God-loving authors share their personal experiences on topics ranging from supernatural and out-of-body experiences in the third heaven to prophecy and discernment. You will quickly realize through reading these thrilling stories that hearing God happens in many different ways, and you can learn how you can tune in to Him yourself. Incredible things happen when you listen for God’s voice—and when you ignore His promptings. Powerful and compelling stories challenge you into a deeper understanding about how to truly communicate with God.
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Diary Of A Redneck Vampire

Author : Flo
ISBN : 9780595295548
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Diary of a Redneck Vampire is the journal of a 23 year-old female drummer, begun shortly after auditioning for the all-male heavy metal band The Redneck Vampires in 1993. New to the band, Flo finds herself the only girl in a man's world, and she kept this diary to deal with her changing life. She captures the band's plight as they tour North America, living on stranger's couches, fighting among themselves, getting and losing record deals, and performing for just enough cash to make it to the next town. In addition to the pursuit of rock stardom, Flo also seriously studied the pagan religion of Wicca, and her spiritual life grows and changes as the pages turn. You will laugh at the idiocy, experience the raging, energetic crowds from the view of a drummer playing on stage, and recognize the struggle bands go through to meet their definition of success. Full of the drugs, the drama, and the dreams of rock and roll, Diary of a Redneck Vampire pushes limits and exposes the ugly truth of the beginning stages of a band in their struggle to make it in the music industry, shared uniquely from the perspective of a female participant.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Rules Of Engagement

Author : Chad Hennings
ISBN : 9780446558600
Genre : Religion
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In all of the roles Chad Hennings has been privileged to play in life he has seen that the persistent "go-it-alone" myth in our society traps men from connecting in a meaningful way with other men. In fact, men in our society are emotionally disconnected from each other and from God. In this book Chad wants to share the lessons he has learned that will make a difference in men's lives and tear down the walls that separate men from each other and their true selves. This book will offer men a plan for a new approach to life that stresses: Crafting character and vision for ones self Healing the troubled past Developing a work ethic Commiting to self-care Finding fulfillment Living with spirituality Making a strategic life plan Serving the family Male bonding Developing an understanding of money Community service Redefining success
Category: Religion

How To Pray When You Don T Know What To Say

Author : Elmer L. Towns
ISBN : 9781441267306
Genre : Religion
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For those who have ever stumbled over what to say while praying or for those who want their prayers to be more effective, How to Pray When You Don't Know What to Say offers clear guidance on the importance of prayer, a vast array of ways to approach God, why some prayers are not answered, how to deal with doubts about God's ability to answer prayer, what not to do when praying, and more. In his encouraging style, Elmer Towns doesn't induce guilt about not praying; rather, he makes readers want to drop to their knees in anticipation of meeting with the God of the universe. By following Towns's lead, your prayer life will never be the same.
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God Is Waiting For You

Author : Tannia M. Winston
ISBN : 9781449753863
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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God is waiting for you is an encounter with your destiny on the path to God, an illuminating, exciting, spiritually rejuvenating walk with God as you face real-life experiences that reveal to you who you really are. Breath-taking steps that allows you to grow in God and mature as you journey on the path to accept your assignment from Him; facing the corrupt teaching and misleading of false prophets who are denying Jesus Christ the Messiah. They have laid the damaging foundations of doubt and destruction for many lost souls. God Is Waiting for You is not only revealing to you how to walk on this path and take on your new assignment from God, but teaching every Christian that they must learn to take the authority to throw Gods Weight around! CALLING ALL CARS! Dear Children, this is the last hour; and as you have heard that the antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come. (1 John 2:18)
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Blowing The Lid Off The God Box

Author : Anne Robertson
ISBN : 0819221783
Genre : Religion
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What's in your God-box? Each of us, says author Anne Robertson, builds our own way of understanding God-our God-box-- and fills it up with bits of scripture, wisdom, and our experiences of God at work in our lives. It's a perfectly good way to puzzle out what God means to us. Encountering God through our human limitations, we learn something about the meaning of Incarnation. But to say that our experience of God is the only valid one is to put a lid on the box and create an idol. This book is about examining our God-boxes and bursting them wide open. Blowing the Lid Off the God-Box starts with the ministry of Jesus - who blew the lid off everyone's God-box by constantly challenging his followers with the unexpected. Subsequent chapters examine the God-boxes we create with scripture, worship, and political and social agendas.
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How To Achieve Self Realization Through Properly Integrating Thematerial Face Of God

Author : Joshua David Stone
ISBN : 9781475915631
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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This book is a compilation from my 40 volume Ascension Book Series of my best chapters focusing on how to realize God in the Material Face of reality! This is one of the most revolutionary and cutting-edge books you will ever read! Everyone seeks God in a Spiritual sense, Mental sense and Emotional sense. Very few people realize, however, that to fully realize God in the highest and most full sense of the term, this must be realized on all Four Faces of God. This includes the honoring and sanctification of the Material Face of God. This is one of the few books ever written on this planet which explores this cutting-edge subject. This book is guaranteed to enhance your experience of God enormously and is guaranteed to accelerate your path of initiation and Ascension. To fully realize God everyone must fully physically embody God on Earth, and must demonstrate and be God on Earth. This book will totally open your consciousness and eyes to how to appreciate and sanctify this most blessed aspect of God!
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God L M Returning Your Word It Don T Work

Author : Pastor Tyrone Johnson
ISBN : 9781491866214
Genre : Religion
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God I’m Returning Your Word It Don’t Work shows us how the Word of God works through the examination of biblical teachings. Throughout the scriptures, God shows us how simple it is to understand his Word. This is accomplished in the Bible through examples such as a sword, living water, a plumb line, seed, fire, and rain. As believers, when we get a clear understanding of how these examples work, we will more clearly understand how the Word of God works. From that point we can use the Word of God in our lives to our advantage. This is crucial if we are going to have victory in our lives.
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Questioning The Bible

Author : Jonathan Morrow
ISBN : 9780802490698
Genre : Religion
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The Bible is the most influential book in human history. But what are we supposed to do with it in the 21st century? And even more importantly, can it still be trusted as the Word of God? Confusion and doubt about the Bible are becoming as common inside the church as they are outside. Questions come from all sides: Is the Bible anti-intellectual? Has the biblical text been corrupted over the centuries? Who really chose the books of the Bible and why? Which interpretation of the Bible is correct? Are the gospels full of contradictions? There are an unprecedented number of sophisticated attacks on the origin, credibility, and reliability of the Bible today. Secularism has tried to undercut even the possibility of spiritual or moral knowledge. Skepticism toward institutional religion is at an all-time high. Yet, the Bible claims that truth is knowable and God is actively involved in our world. What are we to do? Pray for wisdom. Think clearly. Pick up your Bible. Read through the 11 major challenges presented in these pages. And be ready.
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Becoming The Bride Of Christ Volume Two

Author : MS Marilynn Dawson
ISBN : 9780988118119
Genre : Religion
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Volume Two: "God's been speaking to me so much about His love and how it affects areas of life I never really thought about before, areas that I'm realizing are almost impossible to achieve victory in apart from His love working in me. It honestly amazes me. Truly we can do nothing apart from the transforming work of God's love through the Holy Spirit in our lives. All our best efforts apart from this love are just so much wood, hay and stubble. Imagine what would happen to our churches if more of us made this realization. I have to admit it's a realization fraught with discoveries of just how soiled a heart can be and the needed washing and cleansing that has to happen as a result of the light of God's love being shone on it. But as long as I can keep from recoiling, as long as I can keep choosing to present my heart wide open to my Lord, as long as I don't shrink back from the transforming work going on in my life, then I can look forward to what is ahead." Becoming the Bride of Christ chronicles my personal journey as I learn to live with God as unseen Husband and Father in the home. It's about learning to appropriate many Scriptural concepts that we've overly spiritualized, and bringing them down to where life is lived every day.
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Finding God In The Mirror

Author : Sharon A. Lewis
ISBN : 9780595524754
Genre : Self-Help
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Finding God in the Mirror deals with the mental and spiritual struggle we experience in confronting the need for change in our lives and finding our way back to an intimate relationship with God. Part One of this book talks about the importance of knowing who you are in God's eyes as opposed to the eyes of the world and encourages people to break away from the commonality of the world and to embrace peculiarity in the spirit. I reflect on different influences in the world that cause us to fall short of God's glory in our lives, such as fame, popularity, and materialism. I also focus on our failure to sacrifice old ways, lack of devotion to prayer and the downfall of seeking fulfillment in the arms of others instead of in the arms of God. Part Two of this book is dedicated to the acknowledgement of God's faithfulness. God is an attainable being who not only has all power and dominion in His hands but has more love in His heart than any other being.
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Please Heal The Doctor

Author : Evelyn Silas
ISBN : 9781449754518
Genre : Fiction
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Everything that meant anything to Dr. Janet Washington was wiped out in a single day. After the ten-year devastation, she swore she would regain control of her life, only this time her way. Her resentment caused her to spew venom at anyone who crossed her path, especially her staff member, Pamela Scott. Why? Because Pamela had everything Janet believed God snatched from her, including her faith. She built a web of bitterness to protect her pain, but gets tangled in her own trap when she meets Michael, a good-looking man twenty years her junior. Every day, this prominent psychiatrist treats mental illness, yet she fails to realize that she herself is in need of more help than any of her patients. Pamelas spiritual discernment reveals that the doctor is in serious trouble and in need of prayer. At rock bottom and with no one else to turn to, Janet turns to Pamela, the very person she despises, and then her healing begins.
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