The companion to Set Apart, this book contains thirty encouraging readings, from a variety of well-known Christian pastors and speakers that lead you towards the best life God has for you -- the life of holiness. Here is the daily support you need to make your struggle with temptation into a winning battle. Includes study questions after each chapter to apply its principles to your own life!From the Trade Paperback edition.
This thirty-day tool for spiritual growth presents practical articles -- written by some of the nation's best-known Christian authors -- that show readers how to experience breakthroughs in their Christian lives, marriages, families, and walks with God. Their contributions, a combination of helpful insights from the Bible and personal experience, will revitalize anyone looking for life-transforming change. The book also serves as a resource guide for Dr. Bruce Wilkinson's Experiencing Spiritual Breakthroughs, based on the internationally renowned Three Chairs series. Newly revised and updated!From the Trade Paperback edition.
Questions? Answers. Teachers face the threat of burnout, the challenge of discipline, and the complexity of different learning styles. Here's your chance to get a firm grasp on every issue from A to Z! This book contains 100 articles that provide insight, inspiration, and instruction for those who communicate God's truth at school, home, church, or in the workplace. Edited by bestselling author Bruce Wilkinson, this is your resource for making a life-changing impact on your students. Includes articles by a variety of Christian leaders, from Charles Swindoll to Joni Eareckson Tada and A. W. Tozer. An Indispensable Tool for Every Teacher! Everyone who communicates God's truth, whether at school, church, the home, or the workplace, can use a little guidance from the experts. Now this companion resource toThe 7 Laws of the Learnerpresents the answers for the most common problems you will encounter when teaching for life change. Handpicked by bestselling author Bruce Wilkinson , these one hundred articles by some of the most revered Christian leaders will provide insight, inspiration, and instruction for the educational task at hand. Overcome burnout before it overcomes you. Know the dos and don'ts of discipline. Learn how incidental praise brings out the best in students. Accomplish life change by telling stories as you teach. Learn to use illustrations and applications so they work. Understand the purpose of the Holy Spirit in your teaching. Discover why students fail tests. Learn how to listen with genuine interest to your students. Become a teacher who disciples and mentors students. Story Behind the Book Bruce Wilkinsonhad received thousands of requests for a book about how people learn. Having taught teachers all over the world, he developed the Seven Laws as the basis of his teaching workshops. In 1991 he sat down to put this content into book form. Published originally as a partnership between Multnomah Publishers and Walk Thru the Bible Ministries, this companion workbook toThe 7 Laws of the Learnerwas written in an effort to improve how teachers teach and how learners learn.
"Director's Cut" of Jabez Follows Up on Spiritual Phenomenon Bruce Wilkinson's breakthrough teaching in The Prayer of Jabez captivated millions and continues to lead to changed lives around the world. This follow-up message discusses in greater detail the specific steps to take in making this scriptural passage part of your prayer life. For each of the prayer's four sections, Wilkinson explains important biblical distinctions, answers misconceptions about the prayer, offers practical steps to praying the prayer, and shows potential results in readers' lives. New content, exciting Jabez-inspired stories, and enriched commentary from Dr. Wilkinson make this a must-have for anyone who wants to live a world-changing life for God.Go Deeper. Farther. BEYOND. When people passionately pray, God doesn't just listen. He responds! Where the #1 New York Times bestseller The Prayer of Jabez left off, Beyond Jabez picks up and goes even deeper. Priceless testimonies of answered prayer and bold, biblical teaching clear up the misconceptions surrounding this once little-known prayer. Is it really right to ask God to bless me? How can I experience the miracles accompanying a Jabez lifestyle? The answers inside will destroy doubt and sound the trumpet blast announcing a glorious new chapter in your walk with the Lord! Are you ready? Because God is still moving--and asking you to do the same! Inside Left Flap Dare to Go There. True Stories When The Prayer of Jabez sold nine million copies in two years, Bruce Wilkinson's mailbox was flooded with countless personal stories of answered prayer. God's mighty hand was using the prayer to change lives in both small and dramatic ways. Such undeniable testimonies make it impossible to ignore God's presence, active and alive today! Refreshing Clarity Beyond Jabez examines the larger biblical context of the once little-known prayer found in 1 Chronicles 4:9-10. Wilkinson's sound instruction answers the skepticism surrounding the Jabez phenomenon and returns an awesome sense of wonder to the miracle of prayer. Deeper Application Packed with practical guidance from a man who daily prays Jabez's prayer--and has for more than thirty years!-- Beyond Jabez reveals how, with a sincere heart and a devoted prayer life, God can use you mightily for His purposes! Story Behind the BookBruce Wilkinson spent thirty years studying and praying the prayer of Jabez. The original manuscript was over three hundred pages long. When The Prayer of Jabez was released in the spring of 2000, it had been culled down to 96 pages. It was originally intended as a gift from Bruce to the attendees of the 2000 National Day of Prayer. Now in 2005, the fifth anniversary of the release of the original Prayer of Jabez, the release of Beyond Jabez will be more like the book Bruce Wilkinson originally intended to write--a book with more teaching, stories of God's blessings, and more application of what God intended of us in petitioning Him.From the Hardcover edition.
In his time, Andrew Murray was alarmed by how few believers lived wholeheartedly for God and truly displayed to the world the abundant life promised by Jesus Christ. More than a century later, Christians are still living powerless, impoverished spiritual lives, and a media-savvy world dismisses the church as irrelevant. One of the most powerful voices of the nineteenth century, Murray speaks to today's church from across the years, exhorting us to begin each day by seeking the living God, giving Him time every morning to reveal Himself anew. For this stunning new devotional, contemporary bestselling author Bruce Wilkinson presents 365 gems from the treasury of writings by Andrew Murray. Wilkinson introduces each month's readings with an overview of the thematic approach for the coming devotions. Each month features the very best of Murray's work centering on a different aspect of cultivating a deeper and richer spiritual life.Revive Your Spirit!Does the abundant Christian life you're "supposed" to have feel more like a chore than reality? Impoverished and stale, is your spirit crying out for recharging? One of the most powerful voices of the last two hundred years, Andrew Murray wrote extensively about this age-old struggle. This treasury of 365 gems of biblical wisdom is presented here in contemporary English by bestselling author Bruce Wilkinson. Each day will lead you deeper into God's presence. Your spirit is yearning for it. Don't delay. Let these timeless secrets of a more meaningful spiritual life invigorate your soul.From the Hardcover edition.odern English for the first time in the United States, these precious daily devotions of Andrew Murray, the well-known and revered nineteenth-century South African pastor, will invigorate your soul and take your spiritual journey to new heights. An incredible man of God, Murray longed for every Christian to experience a more intimate relationship with the Lord. "The more time you spend in God's presence, making His thoughts and will your own, the stronger your faith will grow that God will use your prayers in the carrying out of His plan of redemption." --Andrew Murray Story Behind the BookHaving just moved to Johannesburg, South Africa, in the summer of 2002, Bruce Wilkinson sought a new devotional book to read. He rediscovered the collective works of South African pastor and teacher Andrew Murray. This year represents the 175th anniversary of his birth, and what better way to honor a true man of God than by introducing a new generation to the lessons learned on his incredible journey with Christ?From the Hardcover edition.
Bestselling author Bruce Wilkinson shows how to identify and overcome the obstacles that keep millions from living the life they were created for. He begins with a compelling modern-day parable about Ordinary, who dares to leave the Land of Familiar to pursue his Big Dream. With the help of the Dream Giver, Ordinary begins the hardest and most rewarding journey of his life. Wilkinson gives readers practical, biblical keys to fulfilling their own dream, revealing that there's no limit to what God can accomplish when we choose to pursue the dreams He gives us for His honor.Are you living your dream-- or just living your life? Welcome to a little story about a very big idea. This compelling modern-day parable tells the story of Ordinary, who dares to leave the Land of Familiar to pursue his Big Dream. You, too, have been given a Big Dream. One that can change your life. One that the Dream Giver wants you to achieve. Does your Big Dream seem hopelessly out of reach? Are you waiting for something or someone to make your dream happen? Then you're ready for The Dream Giver. Let Bruce Wilkinson show you how to rise above the ordinary, conquer your fears, and overcome the obstacles that keep you from living your Big Dream. You were made for this. Now it's time to begin your journey. From the Hardcover edition.
Let Bruce and Darlene Marie Wilkinson take you on a journey that will give you hope as you discover the seven principles to experiencing the marriage you've always dreamed of. Are You Living the Marriage of Your Dreams? We're all familiar with the expression "made for each other" and have no trouble believing it on our wedding day. But it doesn't take long to discover that a marriage made in heaven must be worked out here on earth. The Dream Giver wants you to live the marriage of your dreams. Does your Dream Marriage seem hopelessly out of reach? Then you are ready for The Dream Giver for Couples. Let Bruce and Darlene Marie Wilkinson bring you new hope with seven principles that will help you to experience the marriage you've always dreamed of.
It's time to begin the journey of your life. Let Bruce and Jessica Wilkinson help you find your dream and pursue it on a quest to discover the life you've always dreamed of. The moment happens to all of us--the moment when we realize that we don't live in a world where everyone lives "happily ever after." When that happens, most of us stop chasing our dreams and instead begin trying to forget them. Deep down, though, we still hold on to the hope that just maybe the voice inside telling us "there is more to life than this" will turn out to be right. And it is right. There is more. The secret lies deep within your heart. It's trying to show you a life that can only happen when you chase your wildest dreams. ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH TO TAKE A LOOK?
It happens in almost every part of life. We wear down, burn out, and lose hope. While nothing is fail-safe, there are things you can do to halt the downward slide in your family. This book gives dynamic biblical solutions to people who are asking: - Why don't I have passion in my spiritual life? - Is it still possible to restore my marriage? - Can I raise my children to be "on fire" for God? - Where do I start? Bruce Wilkinson shows how, in the midst of a society without morals, a passionate relationship with Jesus is possible -- not just a "mountaintop experience," but an everyday vibrant relationship. This popular book is newly released with an updated cover!
God wants to put a face on giving - and the face he has in mind is not yours, but his. What if you could take something out of your pocket today that would make God wonderfully personal and absolutely real to someone who, only minutes earlier, had been secretly calling out to God for help, for an answer, for any shred of evidence that He cares? Discover the incredible resource that's small enough to fit in your wallet or purse, yet big enough to change someone's life - starting with yours. In The God Pocket, Bruce Wilkinson tells you what that little something is, explains how to deliver God's provision to someone in need, and shares how God is ready to reveal Himself through you. The God Pocket Prayer Dear God,Today I ask to be sent to show Your love and deliver Your funds to the person You choose. I carry Your provision in my God Pocket, and I am ready and willing. I am Your servant, Lord. Whenever You nudge me, I will respond! Here am I - please send me!From the Hardcover edition.
In this book, you're going to discover that God's son Jesus revealed a direct link between what you do today and what you will experience after you die. Astoundingly, the majority of spiritual seekers around the world -- including millions who follow Jesus -- seem to have missed what He said. Could you be one? If so, your picture of the future is missing about a billion stars. Author Bruce Wilkinson shows you what Jesus said about God's plan to reward you in eternity for what you do for Him today. What you'll discover will unlock the mystery of God's power, plan and will for your life. And you'll begin to live with the unshakable certainty that what you do today matters ... forever!
The progress of the soul towards heaven is more visible than ever with the simple, direct teaching of Bruce Wilkinson on eternal rewards. Let your journey toward your ultimate home find its written expression in the inviting, inspiring pages of this journal -- an indispensable companion to the A Life God Rewards Devotional. As you keep track of what God is doing in your life, you'll get more out of each day!
Those who have read A Life God Rewards have discovered there's an infinitely richer approach to life -- an awareness that the smallest actions of every day have an eternal impact. Bruce Wilkinson has written this personal devotional for those who are eager to reach for God's amazing and generous best for their lives -- starting today! With thirty-one days of inspiring readings, true stories, thought-provoking questions, practical suggestions, classic quotes, and Scriptures, every day becomes a meaningful investment in eternity.
The Prayer of Jabez Bible Study reveals how to make praying the Jabez prayer a lifetime habit. Readers will broaden their understanding of the four components of the Jabez prayer ("bless me; enlarge my borders; keep Your hand upon me; keep me from evil") by investigating key scriptural passages and learning how to apply them to their lives. Graphics and lighthearted illustrations make this innovative, four-week study impactful and fun. An eighty-page Leader's Edition with two additional, optional sessions is also available.
Readers of Dr. Bruce Wilkinson's powerful bestseller, The Prayer of Jabez, learned how an audacious, four-part prayer could release God's miraculous power in their lives. Now The Prayer of Jabez Bible Study, Leader's Edition, reveals how to make praying the Jabez prayer a lifetime habit. Leaders will broaden their understanding of the four components of the Jabez prayer ("bless me; enlarge my borders; keep Your hand upon me; keep me from evil"). Graphics and lighthearted illustrations make this innovative, four-week study impactful and fun. The eighty-page Leader's Edition offers two additional, optional sessions and resources for group leadership.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Simple Prayer, Dramatic Life-Change It's a timeless prayer that produces timely results! Bruce Wilkinson takes readers to 1 Chronicles 4:10 to discover how they can release God's miraculous power and experience the blessings God longs to give each of us. The life of Jabez, one of the Bible's most overlooked heroes of the faith, bursts from unbroken pages of genealogies in an audacious, fourpart prayer that brings him an extraordinary measure of divine favor, anointing, and protection. Readers who commit to offering the same prayer on a regular basis will find themselves extravagantly blessed by God, and agents of His miraculous power, in everyday life. Banner Across Corner: 17 million Jabez series books in print! Do you want to be extravagantly blessed by God? Are you ready to reach for the extraordinary? To ask God for theabundantblessings He longs to give you? Join Bruce Wilkinson to discover how the remarkable prayer of a little-known Bible hero can release God's favor, power, and protection. You'll see how one daily prayer can help you leave the past behind-and break through to the life you were meant to live. Story Behind the Book WhenThe Prayer of Jabezfirst released in 2000 and sold nine million copies in two years, Bruce Wilkinson's mailbox was flooded with countless personal stories of answered prayer. God's mighty hand was using the prayer to change lives in both small and dramatic ways. Such undeniable testimonies make it impossible to ignore God's presence, active and alive today! This repack meets the demand that continues to ask for the original bestseller-now with a stunning new look!
God wants to bless all of us, including our young children. "Dear God, please bless me in a great, big way!" begins The Prayer of Jabez for Little Ones by Bruce Wilkinson and Melody Carlson, a board book written and illustrated especially for preschoolers to help them as they learn to pray and know God better -- a loving and strong God who listens when they pray and keeps them safe. Picture descriptions included.
Today's teenagers are learning to pray, and this tool is for them! The impact of The Prayer of Jabez has been phenomenal -- with reports of changed lives, expanded ministries, and massive spiritual breakthroughs among believers everywhere. Now teens can also receive extravagant blessing as they discover, in peer-based stories, supporting scriptures, and interactive questions, how to pray the remarkable prayer of the obscure Bible hero in I Chronicles 4:10. Teens seeking God's best for their lives will respond to the challenge of asking for blessing -- and being "blessable" before the Lord. Students, youth groups, and future church leaders will welcome The Prayer of Jabez for Teens. Includes group study leader's guide!
In this powerful follow-up to his bestseller The Prayer of Jabez, Dr. Bruce Wilkinson explores John 15 to show readers how to make maximum impact for God. Dr. Wilkinson demonstrates how Jesus is the Vine of life, discusses four levels of "fruit bearing" (doing the good work of God), and reveals three life-changing truths that will lead readers to new joy and effectiveness in His kingdom. Secrets of the Vine opens readers' eyes to the Lord's hand in their lives and uncovers surprising insights that will point them toward a new path of consequence for God's glory.
The author shows you that as you progress on your journey, you'll realize why Jesus is the Vine of life. You'll also see that abundance-the overflow of true worth in a person's life-is exactly what you were born for.
Those familiar with Bruce Wilkinson's breakthrough teaching on John 15 in the New York Times bestseller Secrets of the Vine have had their eyes opened to the work of God in and through their lives. In the Secrets of the Vine Devotional, the founder of Walk Thru the Bible Ministries takes readers even further towards making maximum impact for God. Daily readings, inspiring quotes, practical suggestions, and problem-solving will empower them to bear more fruit as Christians. This indispensable guided mentoring experience is a personal, thirty-one-day spiritual resource to use on the joyful path of consequence for God's glory.
In this version of Bruce Wilkinson's best-selling Secrets of the VineTM, "tweens" learn how God cares for them and directs their growth in the same way a Vinedresser nurtures his vineyards. Secrets of the VineTM for Kids enables children to both comprehend and apply Wilkinson's teaching of John 15 in their own lives.
The night before he died, Jesus told his closest friends what they needed to know to experience a fulfilling, world-changing life. In Secrets of the Vine for Teens, Bruce Wilkinson's powerful teen-focused message passes on the truths Jesus communicated to his disciples: how God uses tough times to set you free from the sin that's keeping you from the best in life, how He gets your attention about priorities that need to change, and how He invites you -- persistently and powerfully -- to experience Him. With real-life stories about teens, supporting scriptures, and interactive questions, Bruce Wilkinson reveals to young readers the pivotal secrets to the truly abundant life. Students, youth groups, and future church leaders will welcome this dramatic follow-up to The Prayer of Jabez for Teens.From the Hardcover edition.
Helps teachers uncover student's real learning needs. Reveals how to motivate low achievers and problem students. Helps teachers create the best environment for learning. Guides instructors in cooperating with the Holy Spirit.
Teach to Learn You teach to make a difference. Now, revitalize your classroom by learning and mastering these seven time-tested principles being taught around the world! Written for teachers, including Sunday school teachers, parents, and professionals, this book outlines scriptural principles and techniques that will revolutionize your ability to teach to change lives. From the "law of the learner" to the "law of equipping," each chapter presents hands-on, practical tools for you to employ in your own classroom. Make a Difference Students learn best when teachers teach best! So how can you do your part? Employ the seven laws of the learner and unleash your students' capabilities. You'll discover how to: Help students reach their full potential Effect lasting life change Rekindle your flame for teaching Create an excitement for learning Transform apathetic students Whether you're a professional teacher, a parent, or teach in any setting, these principles and techniques will empower you to make a lasting impact in people's lives. Thousands of teachers have already used these principles to spur their students to new horizons of success. "For some time I have said to myself, 'Much of what I am doing in the classroom is a waste of time. I can't continue this career unless I can make a more significant contribution in the lives of my students.' The Seven Laws of the Learner was the answer to my need." Seminary professor Portland , Oregon "For years I filled my students with content. But since learning the seven laws, my life and teaching have not been the same. Now teaching for life change and revival are becoming second nature." Businessman, adult Sunday school teacher Orange , California Story Behind the BookBruce Wilkinson had received thousands of requests for a book about how people learn. Having taught teachers all over the world, he developed the Seven Laws as the basis of his teaching workshops. In 1991 he sat down to put this content into book form. Published originally as a partnership between Multnomah Publishers and Walk Thru the Bible Ministries, this book is a companion to the workbook titled Almost Every Answer for Practically Every Teacher.From the Hardcover edition.
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