Why? Because God Will Fill You to Overflowing Why explore God's overflowing heart for you?Becausehellip;it will deepen your faith and heighten your joy. Why let God's Word respond when you're empty and tired?Becausehellip;spending time with Him will nourish your spirit and prove His promises true. Why pick this devotional over any other?Becausehellip;in just ten minutes a day, for six days a week, you will build the foundation of a lifetimehellip;fora lifetime. Fresh insights and practical guidance from veteran pastor and evangelist Greg Laurie motivate you to connect with God's loving plans for your life. Warm, clear, Scripture-based encouragement and exhortation that confirm His will and ways really are good, pleasing, and perfectly right. When we become children of God, our hearts journey down a new road of questions: "Why do I need to spend time with God daily?" and "Why does God discipline his children?" and "Why is the Bible relevant to me today?" Greg Laurie offers astounding reasons inBecausehellip; "Because He wants to be with youhellip;" "Because He's your loving Fatherhellip;" "Because He wants to guide youhellip;" "Because His Word is your lifehellip;" This book is packed with fresh daily reflections to guide your pursuit of God. Simple. Practical. Personal. Biblical inspiration for everyday living. So dive inhellip;and discover the truth: God's heart has its reasonshellip; for every moment of your life. Story Behind the Book "Over the years, I have done a lot of funerals and memorial service. I have visited people who were literally at death's door, and I can tell you that when life comes to an end, there are three things that will really matter to you: faith, family, and friends. Of number-one importance will be your faith, your relationship with God. I have heard more people say with regret, 'I wish I had spent more time walking closely with God. I wish I had made more time for spiritual things. ' They recognize the fact that they will stand before God Almighty. How sad it is when people realize they have squandered their lives. This book is about helping you avoid that regret. " -Greg Laurie
Look Forward to Looking Forward! Do you dread the days ahead? Then it's time for a perspective check! It's not that footloose and fancy-free days await you, because the reality of life is that you will indeed face trials, sorrow, and grief. But you can boldly move forward to embrace this future-because the bestisyet to come! Greg Laurie observes Jesus' first two miracles to reveal how and why you can approach the future with confidence, no matter what your present circumstance. Life will never stop throwing challenges your way, but God will never stop escalating your faith. That's guaranteed. And with this increased faith, you can more fully embrace Him and the beauty of life as He intends it for you! Is Your Life Dread-Locked? If you feel stuck, hard-pressed on every side by bleak circumstances and an ominous future looming ahead, you know there's got to be a better way to live. But worry and anxiety have become familiar companions. And you needout. Thank God, because He's saving the best for last. Join Greg Laurie in this insightful study of the first two miracles Jesus ever performed. Here you'll discover the secret to thriving in any situation. Your circumstances could miraculously change, but more likely,youwill change. Your faith will escalate, and anxieties will melt away. Embrace now the truth that the best is indeed yet to come! "I know of no greater preacher in Americatoday than Greg Laurie. " ReverendBilly Graham Story Behind the Book "The Best Is Yet to Come is a message that came out of a time of personal reflection on the rapid passing of time in my life. It is a look at the importance of focusing on what really matters in life and holding the course of following Jesus Christ in the confidence that the best really is yet to come!" -Greg Laurie
The Experience God Has for You Is Beyond Anything You Could Imagine... Don't let anything stop you from strengthening the most important relationship of your life. Drawing closer to God starts right here-with warm, clear, Bible-based devotionals on the core issues of your faith. In his down-to-earth style, Greg Laurie helps you reinforce your commitment to God and develop the habit of responding to His voice every day. Beyondguides you into Scripture reflection, prayer, and application with daily devotions that take only ten minutes a day. Discover a greater intensity and intimacy with God as your desire to trust and obey Him keeps growing. Are you ready to movebeyondyour present spiritual limitations? Open this book to stretch your spiritual muscles...andgo deeper, further, and higher in your relationship with God.
Start your day with Jesus and his disciples. Learn the spiritual lessons he entrusted to his closest friends. In his open and engaging style, Greg Laurie encourages us to see Jesus through the eyes of his disciples-as a living, breathing, ever-present friend, mentor, and teacher. Eighty-four devotional chapters give us insight into the person of Jesus, the teaching of Jesus, and the promises of Jesus.
Pastor Laurie shows how seemingly small compromises can weaken and eventually bring down Christians over time. He encourages readers to draw closer to God and ask Him to search their hearts for areas where compromise with sin has gained a foothold.
Evangelist Greg Laurie calls all Christians back to radical New Testament living in his latest offering, Let God Change Your Life. Imagine what it would have been like to be a follower of Jesus; first-century Christians walked away from their old lives just to be where He was. What they learned, sitting at His feet, was discipleship. And when His work on earth was done, first-century Christians took His words and example and spread out, teaching the gospel to everyone. The good news is that we, too, can participate in this lifestyle. Laurie drills it down in three simple ideas: get to know Jesus, follow His plan for discipleship, and use it to tell others what we know. Laurie's tone is clear, direct, and biblical.
A brand new life of faith begins when we place our trust in Jesus Christ. Start is the perfect Bible for new believers or believers who want to learn more about their faith. Ideal for introducing new believers to the Bible, Start focuses on basic discipleship with articles and devotions on subjects including prayer, Bible study, church involvement, sharing your faith, and discovering God's will. Core biblical themes are introduced at basic levels of theological sophistication and presented in very simple language. Features include:Grow entries, revealing key disciplines of the Christian lifeKnow articles, exposing the core beliefs of ChristiansLive messages, focusing on various aspects of salvationLearn notes, providing mini-commentaries on key passages for spiritual growthTopical Index to articles and Scriptures Greg Laurie's Secrets to Spiritual SuccessType size: 10 point
Using personal experience and biblical examples, well-known pastor Greg Laurie illustrates how prayer works in different people's lives. In spiritual terms, Jacob wrestled with God for years. The Syro-Phoenician Woman also wrestled with Jesus, but briefly, her argument arising from a wholly different situation. Yet God brought them both to roughly the same kind of relationship with Himself. He softened Jacob's will and rewarded his submission; He honored the woman's determination and rewarded her resolve. Through these examples, readers will discover how heartfelt prayer and willing submission can bring them into their own unique, rewarding relationships with God.
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