Month: September 2016

  • The Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary

    Within the pages of the Bible, we come to understand God via Jesus Christ. therefore the significance of the Bible for our religious formation can't be overstated. If we're sincere, notwithstanding, the Bible isn't really continuously effortless to appreciate. for instance, the locations named within the Bible can appear unusual, and the variety of humans pointed out is nearly countless.

    This complete dictionary intends to aid humans learn the Bible with elevated knowing and self assurance. It includes articles on significant issues in addition to areas and folks, no matter if they simply look in one verse within the Bible. Its articles conceal theological issues, biblical phrases, biblical imagery, and old themes. This A to Z dictionary comprises extra than

    •1,700 full-color pages
    •400 colour illustrations, maps, and photos
    •5,000 articles through prime evangelical scholars

    The Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary is an informative, colourful, and easy-to-understand source that may be an fundamental reference to your personal own learn or in education for instructing.
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  • The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion, and Ordinary People Are Proving the Afterlife

    By Ptolemy Tompkins

    The writer of the number 1 New York instances bestseller Proof of Heaven groups up with the sages of occasions earlier, smooth scientists, and with usual those that have had profound religious stories to teach the truth of heaven and our real identities as non secular beings. The Map of Heaven takes the huge view to bare how glossy technology is at the verge of the main profound revolution in recorded history—all round the phenomenon of attention itself!

    When Dr. Eben Alexander informed the tale of his near-death adventure and his brilliant trip to the opposite part, many readers wrote to assert it resonated with them profoundly. because of them, Dr. Alexander learned that sharing his tale allowed humans to rediscover what such a lot of in precedent days knew: there's extra to lifestyles, and the to the universe, than this unmarried earthly life.

    Dr. Alexander and his co-author Ptolemy Tompkins have been stunned to work out how frequently his readers’ visions of the afterlife synced up with one another and with these of the world’s religious leaders, in addition to its philosophers and scientists. In The Map of Heaven, he stocks the tales humans have informed him and exhibits how they're echoed either within the world’s faiths and in its most modern clinical insights. It seems there's a lot contract, throughout time and terrain, concerning the trip of the soul and its survival past death.

    In this publication, Dr. Alexander makes the case for heaven as a real position, exhibiting how we now have forgotten, yet at the moment are finally remembering, who we actually are and what our future really is.
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  • Coffee House Chronicles Set (The Coffee House Chronicles)

    By Dave Sterrett

    With over forty million books offered, bestselling writer Josh McDowell is no stranger to creatively providing biblical fact. Now, partnering with fellow apologist Dave Sterrett, Josh introduces a brand new sequence certain on the intersection of tale and truth.

    The espresso condominium Chronicles are brief, simply wolfed novellas aimed toward answering ordinary religious questions. each one booklet in the series tackles a long-contested query of the religion, after which solution those questions with fact via relationships and discussion in each one story.

    In Who is Jesus, Really?: A discussion on God, guy, and Grace, the gang of scholars now assembly on the espresso condo at a faculty city in Texas come face-to-face with the results of the individual and works of Jesus Christ. Their questions and conversations cause them to creatively reply to a widely known Atheist approximately Jesus’ claims and activities. the opposite books within the sequence: Is the Bible precise, Really? and Did the Resurrection occur, Really? proceed the unfolding tale at the school campus and the espresso apartment down the road.

    In Did the Resurrection occur, Really?: A discussion on lifestyles, dying, and Hope, the varsity campus is rocked through the scoop of a inebriated riding coincidence that leaves a classmate lifeless. Their up-close event with mortality allies the espresso residence dialogue workforce jointly to truly combat with the religious and everlasting ramifications of even if Jesus rose from the dead.

    In Is the Bible precise, Really?: A discussion on Skepticism, facts, and Truth, we meet Nick, a school freshman at a kingdom college in Texas. Nick has his non secular international grew to become upside-down with what he hears in an creation to faith classification. His questions become conversations as he dialogues with professors, buddies, and relations concerning the authenticity and authority of the Bible.

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  • Thriving in Babylon: Why Hope, Humility, and Wisdom Matter in a Godless Culture

    Meet a guy pressured to dwell in a quick altering and godless society. He confronted fears in regards to the destiny, obstacle for his safeguard, and the discouragement of global that appeared to be falling aside at warp velocity. Sound popular? His identify used to be Daniel, and with the ability of wish, humility, and knowledge, he not just thrived, he replaced an empire whereas he used to be at it. notwithstanding he lived millions of years in the past, he has a far to coach us today.
     
    Even in Babylon, God Is in Control
     
    In Thriving in Babylon, Larry Osborne explores the “adult” tale of Daniel to assist us not just live to tell the tale – yet really thrive in an more and more godless tradition. right here Pastor Osborne seems to be at:
     
    -      Why panic and melancholy are by no means from God
    -      What real optimism appears to be like like
    -      How humility disarms even our best of enemies
    -      Why admire factors even those that could have not anything to do with God to listen
    -      How knowledge can grasp victory out of the jaws of defeat
     
    For those that be aware of Jesus and comprehend the complete implications of the pass, the resurrection, and the guarantees of Jesus, every little thing alterations – not just in us, but in addition in our world.

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  • The Jesus Mysteries: Was the "Original Jesus" a Pagan God?

    By Timothy Freke, Peter Gandy

    “Whether you finish that this e-book is the main alarming heresy of the millennium or the mum of all revelations, The Jesus Mysteries merits to be read.”
    -- citadel worthy megastar -Telegram

    What if . . .
    * there have been totally no proof for the lifestyles of a old Jesus?
    * for millions of years Pagans had additionally a Son of God?
    * this Pagan savior used to be additionally born of a virgin at the twenty-fifth of December earlier than 3 shepherds, became water into wine at a marriage, died and used to be resurrected, and provided his physique and blood as a Holy Communion?
    * those Pagan myths have been rewritten because the gospel of Jesus Christ?
    * the earliest Gnostic Christians knew that the Jesus tale used to be a myth?
    * Christianity became out to be a continuation of Paganism via one other identify?
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  • The Book that Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization

    By Vishal Mangalwadi

    Understand the place we got here from.

    Whether you are an avid pupil of the Bible or a skeptic of its relevance, The publication That Made Your World will remodel your conception of its effect on almost each side of Western civilization.

    Indian thinker Vishal Mangalwadi finds the private motivation that fueled his personal learn of the Bible and systematically illustrates how its precepts grew to become the framework for societal constitution through the final millennium.  From politics and technological know-how, to academia and expertise, the Bible's sacred replica grew to become the foremost that unlocked the Western mind.

    Through Mangalwadi's wide-ranging and engaging research, you are going to discover:

    • What brought on the West's ardour for clinical, clinical, and technological advancement
    • How the biblical idea of human dignity informs the West's social constitution and the way it intersects with different worldviews
    • How the Bible created a fertile flooring for girls to discover social and monetary empowerment
    • How the Bible has uniquely built the West to domesticate compassion, human rights, prosperity, and powerful families
    • The function of the Bible within the transformation of education
    • How the trendy literary idea of a hero has been formed via the Bible's archetypal protagonist

    Journey with Mangalwadi as he examines the origins of a civilization's greatness and the inaccurate ideals that threaten to solve its development.  Learn how the Bible remodeled the social, political, and spiritual associations that experience sustained Western tradition for the prior millennium, and realize how secular corruption endangers the steadiness and toughness of Western civilization.

     

    Endorsements:

    “This is a really major piece of labor with large worldwide implications. Vishal brings a well timed message.” (Ravi Zacharias, writer, strolling from East to West and past Opinion)

    “In well mannered society, the mere point out of the Bible frequently introduces a definite degree of tension. a major dialogue at the Bible can deliver outright contempt. consequently, it's so much clean to come across this attractive and trained evaluate of the Bible’s profound influence at the glossy international. the place Bloom laments the ultimate of the yank brain, Mangalwadi brings a clean optimism.” (Stanley Mattson, founder and president, C. S. Lewis Foundation)

    “Vishal Mangalwadi recounts heritage in very wide strokes, regularly utilizing his cross-cultural views for highlighting the numerous merits of biblical rules in shaping civilization.” (George Marsden, professor, college of Notre Dame; writer, Fundamentalism and American Culture)

     

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  • Men of Sunday: How Faith Guides the Players, Coaches, and Wives of the NFL

    By Curtis Eichelberger

    Step into the locker rooms and residing rooms of NFL gamers and their households to determine how an in depth dating with God courses football's greatest stars.

    In a behind-the-scenes, off-the-field glimpse into certainly one of America's such a lot loved activities, Men of Sunday unearths how Sunday's maximum depend on God to stand matters reminiscent of drug abuse, family members drawback, accidents, and temptations caused by popularity and fortune.

    Compiled from dozens of interviews, Men of Sunday marks the intersection of 2 Sunday traditions: religion and soccer. encouraged through the league's "systemic shift" towards embracing Christianity, Bloomberg writer Curtis Eichelberger indicates how God is a resource of convenience while dealing with the original demanding situations of lifestyles within the NFL and the typical demanding situations of holding powerful households and development character.

    Featured personalities include 

    • Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis
    • New York Jets working again LaDainian Tomlinson
    • Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers
    • Former Chicago Bears heart linebacker Mike Singletary
    • Cincinnati Bengals trainer Marvin Lewis
    • Former Indianapolis Colts trainer Tony Dungy
    • San Diego Chargers pastor Shawn Mitchell
    • Danisha Rolle, spouse of former Tennessee and Baltimore protecting again Samari Rolle
    • And many more

    Men of Sunday is a must have for any soccer fan, educating the worthy lesson of trusting within the Lord―both off and on the field.

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  • Dies Irae: A Guide to Requiem Music

    By Robert Chase

    On account that time immemorial, the reaction of the dwelling to dying has been to commemorate the lifetime of the departed via ceremonies and rituals. for almost millennia, the Christian quest for everlasting peace has been expressed in a poetic-musical constitution often called the requiem. conventional requiem texts, between them the nameless medieval Latin poem Dies Irae ('Day of Wrath'), have encouraged an untold variety of composers in several a while and serving assorted religions, Western and japanese. This e-book, the 1st complete survey of requiem song for almost part a century, offers loads of varied and special details that might be of use to the pro musician, the musical student, the choral conductor, the theologian and liturgist, and the overall reader. the most physique of the advisor is an outline of a few 250 requiems. every one access contains a concise biography of the composer and an outline of the composition. info of voicing, orchestration, variations, and discography are given. an in depth bibliography comprises dictionaries, encyclopedias, prayer books, monographs, and articles. An appendix lists greater than 1700 requiems no longer mentioned in the major textual content.
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  • Real Marriage: The Truth About Sex, Friendship, and Life Together

    By Mark Driscoll

    Most marriage books think the writer did it correct. such a lot marriage books slightly point out friendship. so much marriage books use “intimacy” as code for “sex.” this isn't a kind of books.

    In genuine Marriage, Pastor Mark Driscoll and his spouse, Grace, percentage how they've got struggled and the way they've got chanced on therapeutic in the course of the energy of the one trustworthy resource: the Bible. they think friendship is key to marriage yet demanding to take care of. in order that they provide useful recommendation on tips to make your wife your ally – and preserve it that approach. and so they be aware of from event that sex-related concerns must be addressed directly.

    Five chapters are devoted to answering questions like:

    • Should I confess my pre-marital sexual sin to my spouse?
    • Is it ok to have a “work spouse”?
    • What does the Bible say approximately masturbation and oral sex?

    Stunningly sincere and weak, genuine Marriage is sort of a own counseling consultation with a pair you can't shock, you can't surprise into silence, who will reply to each query with knowledge, humility, and realism.

    If you need to have an enduring, satisfying marriage you want to learn this booklet. strive against with this booklet. Pray over this book. Share this booklet. And observe how God can use it to alter your life.

    Endorsements:

    “If you’re married or plan to be sometime, do your self a want and browse each web page of this book.” —DRS. LES & LESLIE PARROTT Founders of RealRelationships.com and authors of affection Talk

    “Whether engaged, newlywed, or veteran, actual Marriage will function a useful source. I hugely suggest this book.” —ANDY STANLEY writer of The Grace of God and Senior Pastor, North element neighborhood Church

    "One of my maximum matters is that tradition goes to continually outline and redefine what marriage is and isn't, and the church goes to easily take a seat at the sidelines and react instead of trying to really develop into proactive via optimistically instructing what the Bible has to assert approximately it.  That is why i'm so grateful that Mark and style Driscoll wrote this publication.  Their method of marriage, its advantages and demanding situations are obvious and difficult and that i in truth think that each married couple who will paintings via what they lead us via during this booklet won't simply in basic terms have a wedding that survives during this global yet quite flourishes in it." — PERRY NOBLE Senior Pastor, NewSpring Church

    "Our because of Mark and charm Driscoll who've served this new release good by way of tastefully yet boldly addressing the true matters dealing with actual marriages. Taking the unchanging fact of God’s notice and sprinkling in is the tale of God’s mercy of their personal marriage they've got crammed each bankruptcy with genuine helpfulness. This ebook is robust, biblical, functional and therapeutic for marriages that harm. My spouse and our grownup young children learn it to nice profit." — DR. JAMES MACDONALD Senior Pastor, Harvest Bible Chapel and Bible instructor for stroll within the Word

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  • The Three Heavens: Angels, Demons and What Lies Ahead

    BATTLES ARE RAGING BETWEEN
    ANGELS AND DEMONS OVER YOU

    John Hagee's breathtaking biblical travel of the 3 heavens takes you contained in the undying conflict among the dominion of sunshine and the dominion of Darkness and explains why that conflict makes the entire distinction during this international and the area to come.

    In The 3 Heavens, Hagee makes use of the be aware of God, technological know-how, and marvelous real tales of the supernatural to discover the 1st Heaven. He then exposes Satan's diabolical strategies within the moment Heaven and the way they have an effect on each of us. ultimately, he seems on the deep riches of the 3rd Heaven and the way our desire of that everlasting domestic alterations our lifestyles on earth.

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