Passion and Purity

Author: Elisabeth Elliot
Publisher: Revell
ISBN: 0800758188
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Using her own life as an example, Elliot guides singles of both genders and of any age on how to put their love lives under the authority of Jesus Christ.

Im Schatten des Allm chtigen

ISBN: 9783417247589
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Als Jim Elliot am 8. Januar 1956 in den Regenwäldern Ecuadors durch die Pfeile von Auca-Indianern starb, sprachen damals viele von einer grauenvollen Tragödie. Doch Gott benutzte den Tod dieses jungen Missionars - er wurde nur 29 Jahre alt - , um unzählige Menschen in aller Welt in die konsequente Nachfolge zu rufen. Jim Elliots Frau Elisabeth hat das Zeugnis dieses Lebens anhand von Tagebuchaufzeichnungen und Briefen zusammengestellt und kommentiert. Beeindruckend zeigt es die geistliche Entwicklung eines begabten jungen Mannes, der zielstrebig und mit großer Klarheit seiner Berufung als Missionar folgte - welchen Preis es auch kosten mochte. Der Weg Jim Elliots fordert heraus, die eigenen Lebensziele und -inhalte neu zu überprüfen. Dieses Buch zeigt einen Christen, der ebenso nüchtern wie kompromisslos lebte, was er glaubte: "Der ist kein Tor, der hingibt, was er nicht behalten kann, auf dass er gewinne, was er nicht verlieren kann."

Before the Altar

Author: Luis Garcia
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1449784089
Format: PDF, ePub
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Biblical purity is not merely a line we are called not to cross; it is a lifestyle we are called to live. It is more than physical restraint. True purity involves our minds, motives, and actions. Culture says to follow your heart. Scripture says follow God. It is time we start living like Jesus’ followers in every area of our lives, sold out for His glory. Romance and love are no exception. Books written on the topics of romance, singleness, and purity are looking back, but I am looking forward. I have never dated or kissed, and I’m eighteen. Most people my age have already dated, kissed, and lost their virginity; some have even experienced pregnancy. For young adults, divorce and cohabitation rates are beyond acceptable. Abortion numbers have amassed to over nine holocausts. And I am compelled to stand in the gap. If no one makes a stand, we can only expect even worse consequences to come. It’s time to stop playing in the muck of this world and slapping a Christian label on it. We need to be resolute in surrendering our lives to the authorship of God. And that surrender starts now—before the altar.

The Encyclopedia of Christian Literature

Author: George Thomas Kurian
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810872837
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Covering 2,000 years, this two-volume set is the first encyclopedia devoted to Christian writers and books. In addition to an overview of the Christian literature, this encyclopedia includes more than 40 essays on the principal genres of Christian literature and more than 400 bio-bibliographical essays describing the principal writers and their works.

The Quick Reference Guide to Counseling Teenagers

Author: Tim Clinton
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441212302
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Youth culture changes rapidly, so those in the position to counsel teens often find themselves ill-informed and ill-prepared to deal with the issues that teens routinely encounter today. The Quick-Reference Guide to Counseling Teenagers provides the answers. It is an A-Z guide for assisting people-helpers--pastors, professional counselors, youth workers, and everyday believers--to easily access a full array of information to aid them in (formal and informal) counseling situations. Each of the 40 topics covered follows a helpful eight-part outline and identifies: (1) typical symptoms and patterns, (2) definitions and key thoughts, (3) questions to ask, (4) directions for the conversation, (5) action steps, (6) biblical insights, (7) prayer starters, and (8) recommended resources.

Passion Purity and Popularity

Author: Whitney Fee
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1609579879
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"The thing I love about Whitney is that she is on a journey of listening to God's voice and following His direction wherever He is leading her." Tony MarchettiWhitney Fee was born and raised in Augusta, GA. She attended Georgia College and State University where she received her Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication. While in high school and college, she led several teenage Bible studies, volunteered in church youth groups, served as a chaplain in college, and led a middle school Sunday school class. Whitney is on God's journey and not her own. God gifted her with the ability to relate to girls in an understanding and loving way. She is currently a teacher at a Christian school in Florida where she mentors teenage girls and teaches math. Whitney's message is about hope, faith in God, trust, and the importance of living a life modeled after Christ. Whitney's promise to any girl who reads Passion, Purity and Popularity is that she will be encouraged and renewed. Her personal stories, references to popular culture and uses of scripture truly speak to the hearts of young teenage girls. After reading the book, Whitney asks girls to engage in her website:, by reading blogs, posting questions and comments, and joining her in a quest to stay pure. In the end, Whitney believes if a teenage girl is passionate about Christ, is on a journey to stay pure of heart, mind, soul and body and is sweet to others, then she will be popular, sought after and highly esteemed."It is when we are asked to lay down our life, and we obey, that God uses us in mighty ways to enhance His kingdom. There are no regrets when we follow God." Whitney Fee