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Simple Ideas Lasting LoveBetween busy schedules and long days expressing love can fall by the wayside We forget to compliment to give gifts just because to linger in our embrace The things that say I love you seem to either not get said or not get through This is a book about saying it-and hearing it-clearly No gimmicks No psychoanalyzing Just learning to express love in your spouse s language With over 10 million copies sold The 5 Love Languages has transformed countless relationships Its ideas are simple and conveyed with clarity and humor making this book as practical as it is personable You ll be inspired by real-life stories and Dr Gary Chapman s commonsense yet perceptive insights on relationships Reading this book feels like taking a walk with a wise friend Applying it will change your relationship forever-starting today
Uniquely inspired treasures from heaven for every day of the year by missionary Sarah Young Jesus Calling is a devotional filled with uniquely inspired treasures from heaven for every day of the year After many years of writing in her prayer journal missionary Sarah Young decided to listen to God with pen in hand writing down whatever she believed He was saying to her It was awkward at first but gradually her journaling changed from monologue to dialogue She knew her writings were not inspired as Scripture is but journaling helped her grow closer to God Others were blessed as she shared her writings until people all over the world were using her messages They are written from Jesus point of view thus the title Jesus Calling It is Sarah s fervent prayer that our Savior may bless readers with His presence and His peace in ever deeper measure
The Moonbeam Award Gold Medal Winner in the religion category The Jesus Storybook Bible tells the Story beneath all the stories in the Bible At the center of the Story is a baby the child upon whom everything will depend Every story whispers his name From Noah to Moses to the great King David---every story points to him He is like the missing piece in a puzzle---the piece that makes all the other pieces fit together From the Old Testament through the New Testament as the Story unfolds children will pick up the clues and piece together the puzzle A Bible like no other The Jesus Storybook Bible invites children to join in the greatest of all adventures to discover for themselves that Jesus is at the center of God s great story of salvation---and at the center of their Story too
The book you can t afford NOT to read It is already affecting your life And it WILL affect your future Is it possible that there exists a three-thousand-year-old mystery that Has been determining the course of your life without your knowing it Foretells current events before they happen Revealed the dates and the hours of the greatest crashes in Wall Street history before they happened Determined the timing of 9 11 Lies behind the rise of America to global superpower and its fall Has forecast the rising and falling of the world s stock market throughout modern times Lies behind world wars and the collapse of nations world powers and empires Holds key to what lies ahead for the world and for your life And much more
In the heart of this world the Lord of life who loves us so much is always present He does not abandon us he does not leave us alone for he has united himself definitively to our earth and his love constantly impels us to find new ways forward Praise be to him Pope Francis Laudato Si In his second encyclical Laudato Si On Care of Our Common Home Pope Francis draws all Christians into a dialogue with every person on the planet about our common home We as human beings are united by the concern for our planet and every living thing that dwells on it especially the poorest and most vulnerable Pope Francis letter joins the body of the Church s social and moral teaching draws on the best scientific research providing the foundation for the ethical and spiritual itinerary that follows Laudato Si outlines The current state of our common home The Gospel message as seen through creationThe human causes of the ecological crisisEcology and the common goodPope Francis call to action for each of usOur Sunday Visitor has included discussion questions making it perfect for individual or group study leading all Catholics and Christians into a deeper understanding of the importance of this teaching
Pastor preacher and New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller s wisdom on communicating the Christian faith from the pulpit as well as from the coffee shop Most Christians including pastors struggle to talk about their faith in a way that applies the power of the Christian gospel to change people s lives Timothy Keller is known for his insightful down-to-earth sermons and talks that help people understand themselves encounter Jesus and apply the Bible to their lives In this accessible guide for pastors and laypeople alike Keller helps readers learn to present the Christian message of grace in a more engaging passionate and compassionate way
Is it possible That there exists an ancient mystery that holds the secret of America s future That this mystery lies behind everything from 9 11 to the collapse of the global economy That ancient harbingers of judgment are now manifesting in America That God is sending America a prophetic message of what is yet to come Before its end as a nation there appeared in ancient Israel nine specific warnings and omens of national destruction These same nine Harbingers are now manifesting in America with profound ramifications for America s future and end-time prophecy Hidden in an ancient biblical prophecy from Isaiah the mysteries revealed in The Harbinger are so precise that they foretell recent American events down to the exact days the 3 000-year-old mystery that revealed the exact date of the stock market collapse of 2008 the ancient prophecy that was proclaimed from the floor of the US Senate and then came true and more The revelations are so specific that even the most hardened skeptic will find it hard to put down Though it sounds like the plot of a Hollywood thriller IT S REAL The prophetic mysteries are factual but revealed through a riveting narrative the reader will find hard to put down The Harbinger opens with the... appearance of a man burdened with a message he has received from a mysterious figure called The Prophet The Prophet has given him nine seals each containing a message about America s future As he tells of his encounters with the Prophet from a skyscraper in New York City to a rural mountaintop to Capitol Hill to Ground Zero the mystery behind each seal is revealed As the story unfolds each revelation becomes another piece in a larger and larger puzzle the ramifications of which are even now altering the course of America and the world more
Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy balanced lifestyle A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible In other words boundaries define who we are and who we are not Boundaries impact all areas of our lives Physical boundaries help us determine who may touch us and under what circumstances -- Mental boundaries give us the freedom to have our own thoughts and opinions -- Emotional boundaries help us to deal with our own emotions and disengage from the harmful manipulative emotions of others -- Spiritual boundaries help us to distinguish God s will from our own and give us renewed awe for our Creator -- Often Christians focus so much on being loving and unselfish that they forget their own limits and limitations When confronted with their lack of boundaries they ask - Can I set limits and still be a loving person - What are legitimate boundaries - What if someone is upset or hurt by my boundaries - How do I answer someone who wants my time love energy or money - Aren t boundaries selfish - Why do I feel guilty or afraid when I consider setting boundaries Dr Henry Cloud and Dr John Townsend offer biblically-based answers to these and other tough questions showing us how to... set healthy boundaries with our parents spouses children friends co-workers and even ourselves more
Does your child speak a different language Sometimes they wager for your attention and other times they ignore you completely Sometimes they are filled with gratitude and affection and other times they seem totally indifferent Attitude Behavior Development Everything depends on the love relationship between you and your child When children feel loved they do their best But how can you make sure your child feels loved Since 1992 Dr Gary Chapman s best-selling book The 5 Love Languages has helped millions of couples develop stronger more fulfilling relationships by teaching them to speak each others love language Each child too expresses and receives love through one of five different communication styles And your love language may be totally different from that of your child While you are doing all you can to show your child love he may be hearing it as something completely opposite Discover your child s primary language and learn what you can do to effectively convey unconditional feelings of respect affection and commitment that will resonate in your child s emotions and behavior
In the classic Mere Christianity C S Lewis the most important writer of the 20th century explores the common ground upon which all of those of Christian faith stand together Bringing together Lewis legendary broadcast talks during World War Two from his three previous books The Case for Christianity Christian Behavior and Beyond Personality Mere Christianity provides an unequaled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers alike to hear this powerful apologetic for the Christian faith