Face to Face Praying the Scriptures for Spiritual Growth

Author: Kenneth D. Boa
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310872235
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When you're serious about following Christ, you long to become more like Him. You also know that the Bible contains the life-changing truths that will help you reach that goal. Face to Face: Praying the Scriptures for Spiritual Growth helps you turn your devotional times into a daily experience of transformation. Adapting and personalizing select Bible passages, Dr. Kenneth Boa offers you a refreshing and encouraging way to "renew your mind" as you meditate on and pray about: the attributes of God, the works of God, my relationship with God, the character I want to cultivate, my relationship with others. This inspiring approach will change both your life and the way you view the Scriptures. Prepare to discover the Bible afresh as a marvelous source of prayer and reflection that enables you to love God completely, love yourself correctly, and love others compassionately. Face to Face prayer books help you bring new richness to your devotional times. By connecting Bible reading with personal prayer, they help you approach both in a new way. Get ready to rediscover the Bible as your most treasured prayer book-guiding you into prayers that are alive, faith-filled, and powerful because they're grounded in God's word.

Encyclopedia of Christian Education

Author: George Thomas Kurian
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810884933
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This reference work tells the unique history of Christian education and shows how Christian educators pioneered such institutions and reforms as universal literacy, home schooling, Sunday schools, women's education, graded schools, compulsory education of the deaf and blind, and kindergarten.

Discover Your God Given Gifts

Author: Don Fortune
Publisher: Chosen Books
ISBN: 0800794672
Format: PDF
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A great introduction to motivational gifts--with descriptions, real-life stories and self-tests--helping readers recognize their gifts and move into more effective service.

Praying The Scriptures

Author: Judson Cornwall
Publisher: Charisma Media
ISBN: 159979666X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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One of the most frustrating aspects of prayer is finding the right vocabulary to express what is in your heart. Praying the Scriptures inspires, illuminates, gives imagery, intelligence, adds intensity, and helps provide intimacy in prayer.

Understanding Evangelism And Spiritual Growth

Author: Sampson Boateng
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781453586150
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Christianity is a life to be lived. It starts with a birth by God through the Holy Spirit as a result of faith in the fi nished work of Jesus Christ. Christians are God’s agents to sow the word for this birth to take place in the lives of individuals. 2 Corinthians 5:20 Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech [you] by us: we pray [you] in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God. (KJV) It is our responsibilities as Christians to be faithful partners with the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit to bring many to the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Let us take up the challenge to evangelize the unsaved. The Church and Ministers need to re-examine their duties as gifted men to the body of Christ and to consider God’s goal for the individual believer, Romans 8:29 For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate [to be] conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the fi rstborn among many brethren.(KJV) and Ephesians 4:11-14 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: That we [henceforth] be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, [and] cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;(KJV) Provision need to be adequately made and implemented for individual believers to grow in the Lord. It is my prayer that this book will serve as an additional tool for preparing the body of Christ for the Master’s task. We as ministers of the gospel will be answerable to God just as those given the talents were called to account for their stewardship. It will be unfortunate if we fail in the responsibilities entrusted to us. The Lord is counting on us.

Seeking God s Face Praying with the Bible Through the Year

Author: Philip F. Reinders
ISBN: 9781592558124
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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From the very beginning of the church, Christians have found it helpful to pause for prayer during various times of the day. Whether for morning or evening devotions or other fixed-time prayers, such spiritual respites were deemed essential to worshiping God. Over the years, Christians developed a structure for such moments of worship, keyed to the time of day and season of the year. Part of its genius was the seamless integration of Scripture and prayer. This ancient practice, called the "Daily Office," has experienced a resurgence of use in our time. "Seeking God's Face" is a user-friendly approach to this form of prayer and devotion. Each office includes a psalm of praise, a passage of Scripture, and a brief set of prayers. An introduction to prayer-book use from Eugene Peterson is included to acclimate readers to this form. This edition features 11.5 point type that makes for comfortable reading without straining.

The Two Year Daily Reading Prayer Bible

Author: Zondervan Publishing
Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780310919537
Format: PDF, ePub
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Daily readings combined with prayer and reflection, adapted by Dr. Kenneth Boa Double-column, 2-color design Presentation/family record pages 1,792 pp.

Face to Face

Author: Kenneth Boa
Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780310925514
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is a guide for praying Scripture back to God, organized into three months of daily prayers; each day the reader is guided through eight different kinds of prayer, such as adoration, confession, renewal, petition, intercession, affirmation, thanksgiving, and a closing prayer, all translated and adopted for personal prayer by Dr. Kenneth Boa.

Essentials of Christianity and Spiritual Growth

Author: Charlotte Johnson Steele, PhD
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1490855068
Format: PDF, ePub
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For some time, I had a strong desire to know God in a deeper relationship. What I have learned so far has been stunning and continues to be. God guided me all the way, and I would like for others to share my journey. I encourage new Christians, seekers of God's truth, and those needing renewal in God and Christ to join me on the journey to a deeper relationship with God.

Desiring God

Author: John Piper
Publisher: Multnomah Pub
ISBN: 1601423098
Format: PDF, Docs
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Experience the Lifelong Pleasures of Knowing God! Satisfaction…Happiness…Joy. According to John Piper, the pursuit of pleasure in God is not only permissible, it’s essential. Desiring God is a paradigm-shattering work that dramatically alters common perspectives on relating to God. Piper reveals that there really is no need to choose between duty and delight in the Christian life. In fact, for the follower of Jesus, delight is the duty as Christ is most magnified in His people when they are most satisfied in Him. Constantly drawing on Scripture to build his case, Piper shows why pursuing maximum joy is essential to glorifying God. He discusses the implications of this for conversion, worship, love, Scripture, prayer, money, marriage, missions, and suffering. Piper beckons us to approach God with the hedonist’s abandon. Finally, we are freed to enjoy Jesus—not only as our Lord and Savior, but also as our all-surpassing, soul-satisfying Treasure. Desiring God may turn your Christian world upside down. And that will be a good thing, for the glory of God, and for your deepest joy. Includes a study guide for individual and small group use.