Where God has worked, the people have prayed. Hannah pleaded for a son and received Samuel. Elijah called on God and saw fire come down. Paul and Silas prayed and the prison shook.
Why do some prayers move mountains and others, barely stones? In Prevailing Prayer, one of the greatest evangelists of all time explains the elements of biblical, powerful prayer. A treasure trove of stories and illustrations, it will renew your desire to pray and guide you in best practices.
For those who wonder where the power is, who long to see new spiritual depths, who need reminding that God can change a life, Prevailing Prayer is inspiration to pray humbly and often—to seek by prayer to “move the Arm that moves the world.”
One dress, five women, a lifetime of memories.
Five single, fiercely independent women live together in a Chicago apartment in the early 1950s but rarely see one another. One Saturday afternoon, as they are serendipitously together downtown, they spy a wedding dress in a storefront window at the famous Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. After trying it on—much to the dismay of the salesclerk and without a single boyfriend or date between the five of them—they decide to pool their money to purchase it. Can one dress forever connect five women who live together only a short time before taking their own journeys to love and whatever comes happily ever after?
Women have the power to influence others, whether we’re trained leaders or not. In this book’s 9 lessons, discover 7 principles for building solid relationships through simple steps to mentoring from author and speaker Carol Kent.
Science and faith should be allies, not opponents, in the search for truth.
But when it comes to understanding the very beginnings of life, it is no easy task to reconcile the history taught in the Bible with the discoveries of the scientific community.
Author Tim Stafford watched the tension between the beliefs of Darwin and the teaching of Genesis shake the faith of his family, ruin friendships, and leave Christians in the field of science feeling as though the doors of the church were closed to their profession.
He believes this civil war can stop. The scientific record and the truth of the Bible aren’t mutually exclusive. The Adam Quest offers a compelling new look at the beginnings of life as Stafford puts questions of dinosaurs, genealogy, and the age of the earth to eleven world-class scientists.
A sweeping book—touching everything from advances in genetics to a particle physicist striving to become Anglican priest—Stafford uses the stories and journeys of these remarkable men and women to provide a new diversity of answers. Scientific progress is carefully detailed, while the struggle toward truth and toward God is humanized.
A deeply informative look at Christians working in science, this book is for both believers and those who harbor doubts—an intersection of faith and science, and a safe place for questions. Whether you believe in a young earth, intelligent design, evolutionary creationism, or something else, The Adam Quest offers a chance to strengthen your faith, deepen your knowledge, and bring science back into the church. (more…)
Livi finds new purpose in her troubled life when she joins her family’s small-town florist shop. There, the strong and wacky Wilson’s Florist gang monitors the pulse of Mount Helicon, where customers carry stories even the local newspaper does not contain. Tales of birth and death, sickness and sorrow, love and betrayal, and even forgiveness—Livi hears them all. Privy to some of the community’s deepest secrets, she sometimes wishes she didn’t know so much, especially when news arrives that a dear family friend is dead. Faced with servicing his funeral, she is blasted with painful memories she’s struggled for decades to ignore. Soon, guilt and grief over childhood and adult tragedies close in. Instead of turning to loved ones or God for comfort, she leans on alcohol, her long-time clandestine companion—but secrets rarely escape the close-knit flower shop crew, who makes Livi’s business its own. Fumbling through life’s challenges together, the Wilson gang often delivers more than flowers, yet when Livi needs delivery, can the bonds of faith and friendship dissolve her defenses?
Sooner or later, we all become disillusioned with this fallen world as we encounter life’s difficulties. But Christians have hope, a promise from God: “Behold, I make all things new!”-Revelation 21:5. Authors Steven Curtis Chapman and Scotty Smith explore this bold proclamation of God’s commitment to redeem and restore all things through His Son, Jesus Christ. They also reveal the important role Christians play in this redemptive process.
God’s Word “My Guarantee”: Unleashing the power of God’s Word in Your Life, reveals the essence and importance of God’s Word as it relates to the believer in Christ. This book is a clear and concise book that illuminates the treasures of God’s promises with declarations of His will, purpose, and principles to man.In this book, Dr. Richard Onebamoi shares that God’s Word serves as a catalyst that propels and enables us to function and fulfill our God-given destinies as we seek to advance God’s plans and purposes on the earth. This book will help you understand that God’s Word is an indispensable, comprehensive resource for equipping men and in turn making them competent in their service of God.In God’s Word My Guarantee: Unleashing The Power of God’s Word in Your Life, you will discover•What faith is•How to hope against hope•How to live in the authority of God’s Word•How to keep your thoughts aligned with God’s Word•How to win the battle of containment•That God’s Word brings changes•How to unleash the power of God’s WordDr. Richard Onebamoi, shares biblical insight on God’s Word as the final arbiter and authority in all matters of life and how to unleash the power of God’s Word in your life. Engage God’s Word as your ultimate guarantee, and you will live an extraordinary life.