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When life throws us curve balls, prayer is often our greatest consolation. in a Cup of Comfort Book of Prayer, ordinary people just like you share the prayers that have brought them closest to God.
Few bonds are more blessed than that of mother and daughter. Encompassing all of life itself, this special relationship colors every woman's past, present, and future. This moving new collection shows how God's love and compassion for mothers and daughters is at work in their lives every day of the year. Featuring a touching essay for each month, biblical passages, and real-life accounts of mother/daughter miracles large and small, this devotional is a daily dose of grace and goodness for Christians everywhere.
A Cup of Comfort Devotional for Women: A Daily Reminder of Faith for Christian Women by Christian Womenby Carol Mclean Wilde James Stuart Bell
In this special addition to the bestselling a Cup of Comfort series, more than 100 contributors extend a sisterly hand to help you stay on the path of Christian love and devotion every day of the year.
The women of the Bible have been inspiring females for ages. Now these inspirational reflections have been collected in one place with this devotional. This beautifully packaged volume features twelve poignant stories for each month and a year's worth of daily reflections. You will relate to how other women deal with life in relation to biblical women through stories, such as: Betty, who finds the wisdom she needs from Martha when she feels too busy and overwhelmed with life to take the time to talk with Jesus Susan, who lost her husband to colon cancer, turns to the example of Elizabeth by sharing in the joy of others who recover from the same type of cancer, instead of harboring resentment Love, motherhood, sadness, joy, grief'everything is explored by these contributors. The power of these biblical women will inspire you to call upon God's love, help, and grace whenever needed.
This unique, nonsectarian guide has everything readers need to study the Bible, either on their own or in a small group. Features include brief summaries of each book in the Bible, critical historical and background information, interpretations relevant to today, and more.
Discover great truths from C. S. Lewis's mentors C. S. Lewis was perhaps the greatest Christian thinker of the twentieth century. He delighted us inThe Chronicles of Narnia, intrigued us inThe Screwtape Letters, mystified us in The Space Trilogy, and convinced us inMere Christianity. His influence on generations of Christians has been immeasurable. But who influenced C. S. Lewis? What were the sources of his inspiration? Who were his spiritual mentors? Who were his teachers? Drawn from Lewis's personal library, annotations, and references from his writings, the selections in this book bring us into contact with giants such as Dante, Augustine, and Chaucer, as well as introduce us to more contemporary writers such as G. K. Chesterton, Charles Williams, George MacDonald, and J. R. R. Tolkien. Over 250 selections provide a vast array of inspiration from those who have shone forth as messengers of light in Lewis's own thinking, writing, and spiritual growth. A rare glimpse into the intellectual, spiritual, and creative life of one of literature's great writers,From the Library of C. S. Lewisis a treasury of insight and wisdom. From the Hardcover edition.
What does it feel like when God breaks in... ...when He interrupts the logical flow of cause and effect or moves in quietly to answer your prayers? Though you may not see Him with your eyes, you can experience His peace, joy, and comfort as you read this beautiful collection of stories from people just like you -- people whose dreams have been fulfilled, relationships restored, safety protected, and debts paid off. Each faith-building story highlights a particular life-giving characteristic of God, revealing a better understanding of who He is and how much He loves you. Page by page, you'll find yourself growing into a more secure, intimate relationship with Him. If you'd like a peek at God in action, open the pages of this book and witness extraordinary moments in ordinary lives -- in-time encounters with God that left an eternal impact. You, too, can know that He's right there with you -- guarding, guiding, and giving you just what you need at just the right time. If He did it for others, He'll do it for you.
For evangelical Christians, the experiences that bring them to accept Jesus as their personal Savior are among the most significant of their spiritual lives. In sharing these stories with one another they have become the touchstone of the Christian social experience. In His Forever, the first collection of such testimonials, ordinary men and women describe the extraordinary stories of their coming to Christ. This moving and inspiring anthology gives voice to the transforming power of the conversion experience for Christians everywhere--and the lasting effect of Jesus on their lives.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and the wisdom to know the difference. Prayer is the light that guides us through our darkest days. And the Serenity Prayer shines its brightest when you need it most-during times of trial and recovery. In Living the Serenity Prayer, you'll meet thirty-five people who, just like you, have drawn strength from this beloved poem. People like: Jay, who stops blaming God for the difficulties he's faced-and instead lets God help him stop drinking; Lisa, whose son's battle with autism is one she must fight as well; Lynn, who lets go of her anger toward her drug-addicted daughter because "only God can change a heart. " You'll find comfort and hope in these moving stories inspired by the Serenity Prayer. With God's grace, you too can persevere through life's challenges-and encourage others along the way.
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