David Jeremiah approaches the good news of God’s willingness to respond to our prayers from a fresh angle, describing prayer as the built-in trigger for the good things that happen in this world. Readers will discover just how eagerly God is waiting to answer us. Like a loving father, He is always glad to have us come to Him as children with the things that are on our heart! Prayer delights God’s heart, because He has ordained the processes of the world to work through the prayers of His people.
You Can Make a Difference
Your prayers mean more than you realize. At the moment you pray, you connect to the most powerful force in the universe. You become an integral part of the rich, complex communication network of prayer.
God has hard-wired the universe to work through prayer. It’s breathtaking to realize that the all-powerful God intends you to have such a huge part in the work of ushering in His kingdom for all eternity. Enter the matrix and discover the ultimate reality—a reality beyond your imagination.
Story Behind the Book
Even Dr. Jeremiah struggles with prayer. He has read near 100 books on the subject. God is just waiting for His people to pray so that He can pour out His abundant blessing on them. Nothing is too big or too small to bring to God. He is waiting for you to pour out your requests to Him—and become part of the prayer matrix.
Two sisters embark on a road trip to seek out far-flung relatives and uncover the truth hidden behind the painted over lives of past family members.
Gaylen Syler-Boatwright flees her unraveling marriage to take refuge in a mountain cottage owned by her deceased aunt. Burdened with looking after her adult sister, Delia, she is shocked to find a trail of family secrets hidden within her aunt’s odd collection of framed, painted dresses. With Delia, who attracts trouble as a daily occupation, Gaylen embarks on a road trip that throws the unlikely pair together on a journey to painful understanding and delightful revelations.
Steeped in Hickman’s trademark humor, her spare writing voice, and the bittersweet pathos of the South, Painted Dresses powerfully captures a woman’s desperate longing to uncover a hidden, broken life and discover the liberty of living authentically, even when the things exposed are shrouded in shame.
Paul’s letter to the church in Ephesus is a concise yet comprehensive summary of the good news and its implications. The entire letter is a magnificent combination of Christian doctrine and Christian duty―faith and life―written that we might recognize the hope to which we are called.
In this volume, John Stott’s teachings from The Message of Ephesians are offered as brief devotional readings suitable for daily use. Designed as a church resource for small groups, this book includes eleven weekly studies that take you passage by passage through Ephesians, allowing readers to enjoy the riches of Stott’s writings in a new, easy-to-use format.
“The closer he got, the brighter that red became. It was a rose—a rose that had no earthly business growing there, right in the middle of all that dust.”
Just as Jeremiah Goodbye is set to meet his fate in the electric chair, he is given a second chance at life. With the flip of a coin, he decides to return to his home town of Nowhere, Oklahoma, to settle the score with his twin brother Josiah. But upon his escape, he enters a world he doesn’t recognize—one that has been overtaken by the Dust Bowl. And the gift he once relied on to guide him is as unrecognizable as the path back to Nowhere.
On his journey home, he accidentally rescues a young boy, and the pair arrive at their destination where they are greeted by darkened skies and fearful townspeople who have finally begun to let the past few years of hardship bury them under the weight of all that dust. Unlikely heroes, Jeremiah and his new companion, Peter Cotton, try to protect the residents of Nowhere from themselves, but Jeremiah must face his nightmares and free himself from the guilt of his past and the secrets that destroyed his family.
Filled with mystery and magic, this exquisite novel from award-winning author James Markert is a story of finding hope in the midst of darkness and discovering the beauty of unexpected kindness.
Louis Berkhof, well-known Reformed theologian from the early 20th century, left us with this widely-appreciated and timeless resource on the New Testament. Complete with well-organized outlines and clearly presented overviews of each New Testament book, this work is a valuable addition to any reference library.
In this masterful volume—the culmination of his three-volume History of New Testament Research (vol. 1, From Deism to Tubingen, 1992;vol. 2, From Jonathan Edwards to Rudolf Bultmann, 2012)—William Baird continues his insightful, balanced, and accessible survey of the major developments in New Testament scholarship. Volume 3 charts the dramatic discoveries and breakthroughs in method and approach that characterized the mid- and late twentieth century. Baird gives attention to the biographical and cultural setting of persons and approaches, affording both beginning student and seasoned scholar an authoritative account of the evolution of historical-critical study `of the New Testament.
In an age that grants plausibility to every idea and certainty to none…
WHAT CAN YOU BELIEVE?
If you’ve ever wandered a mall, browsed a bookstore, or explored the Internet, you’ve seen the evidence: We live in a culture desperately searching for meaning. Like the ancient Greeks, we are haunted by questions. Where did this world come from? Why am I here? As individuals and as a society, we are restless, longing for something, or someone, to believe in.
There are perhaps millions of potential answers—but only one truth that wholly explains, resolves, and offers hope for the plight of man. Of this life-giving message, Peter, the disciple of Jesus Christ, wrote: “Even angels long to look into these things.” Within these pages, author Alistair Begg explores “these things” more fully, offering fresh insights into the mystery and power of the gospel account and presenting a convincing argument to all those seeking answers to the meaning of life.