Pastor-teacher John MacArthur helps readers understand Jesus’ parables and how they relate to the whole of His message.
Jesus was a master storyteller, and the parables He told was ingeniously simple word pictures with profound spiritual lessons. Understanding the parables is a crucial matter for followers of Jesus. Jesus told parables so His people might comprehend His message about the kingdom of God clearly.
Master expositor and Bible commentator John MacArthur have spent a lifetime explaining the Word of God in clear and comprehensible terms. In Parables, he helps Christians understand the essential lessons contained in the most famous and influential short stories the world has ever known..
Publisher: Intervarsity Press
Price: $2.99 (Aug 8-9)
What if our memories are like shells we gather on a beach?
According to pastor and spiritual director Casey Tygrett, “We―and all those who have come before us―pick up the experience and we sense it: we feel its edges, notice its color, we smell the distinctive character (for shells it is the sickly seafood salt smell) of the experience and we try to make sense of what it is. Is it beautiful? How would you describe the color―the tones, the shades, wrapped around the ridges and swirls? Has it been damaged? Does the hard edge scrape our hand, leaving a blemish or a mark?”
How we hold and carry these memories―good and bad―is a part of what forms us spiritually. In this way we have a common bond with the people of Scripture who also had a sensory life, gathering shells and trying to make sense of them. In these pages, Casey Tygrett explores the power of memory and offers biblical texts and practices to guide us in bringing our memories to God for spiritual transformation.
Serena Jones has a passion for recovering lost and stolen art–one that’s surpassed only by her zeal to uncover the truth about the art thief who murdered her grandfather. She’s joined the FBI Art Crime Team with the secret hope that one of her cases will lead to his killer. Now, despite her mother’s pleas to do something safer–like getting married–Serena’s learning how to go undercover to catch thieves and black market traders.
When a local museum discovers an irreplaceable Monet missing, Jones leaps into action. The clues point in different directions, and her boss orders her to cease investigating her most promising suspect. But determined to solve the case and perhaps discover another clue in her grandfather’s murder, she pushes ahead, regardless of the danger.
With spunk, humor, and plenty of heart-stopping moments, Sandra Orchard gives readers an exciting string of cases to crack and a character they’ll love to watch solve them.
Now with bonus journaling space! A twenty-day prayerful walk to spiritual well-being from the author of the bestsellers The Power of a Praying Wife and The Power of a Praying Parent.
Praying God’s Will for Your Life is not a book about finding the right person to marry or deciding on a career. It is a book about a way of life and a heart attitude that is God’s will for everyone who knows Him. That way of life encompasses three important components:
- An intimate relationship with God
- A solid foundation in God’s truth
- A commitment to obedience
As she has in previous bestselling books—The Power of a Praying Wife and The Power of a Praying Parent—Stormie invites you to discover the power of prayer, this time encouraging you to pray for yourself as you deepen your walk with God. Accept her challenge to pray for yourself in these areas every day for twenty days, and watch how God changes your life as you move into the center of His will. As you experience the power of God’s will in your daily faith journey, take advantage of the bonus Prayer Journal, which offers Stormie’s own words of encouragement and plenty of space for reflection and listing prayer requests and answered prayers.
In this grab bag, we have 20 e-books from David C. Cook. The prices and sale dates that the publisher has provided are under each ebook cover.
Are You Prepared to Talk with Your Child About…?
Discussing difficult topics with kids has never been easy, but in today’s world, it’s more difficult than ever. Gay marriage, terrorist attacks, pornography, police shootings, and yes, sex, are just some of the complex issues children will encounter in our current culture. When your child asks questions, will you have answers?
Tough Stuff Parenting will equip you to have thoughtful, age-appropriate conversations with your child. The biblically-based wisdom and practical tools you’ll find inside will help you confidently engage your kid in meaningful dialogue. And when questions arise, your child will look to you first for answers instead of friends or the Internet.
Make a lasting connection with your kid by learning how to effectively discuss life’s most complicated topics.
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Crossway: Depression, Anxiety, and the Christian Life: Practical Wisdom from Richard Baxter by Michael S. Lundy, M.D. vs. Zeal without Burnout: Seven Keys to a Lifelong Ministry of Sustainable Sacrifice by Christopher Ash
New Leaf: Creation Facts of Life by Gary Parker vs. Global Warming by Jay Auxt & William Curtis III
Intervarsity Press: Marks of the Messenger: Knowing, Living and Speaking the Gospel by J. Mack Stiles vs. Sentness: Six Postures of Missional Christians by Kim Hammond & Darren Cronshaw
Christian Focus: A Christian’s Pocket Guide to Jesus Christ by Mark Jones vs. A Christian’s Pocket Guide to Growing in Holiness by J V Fesko
Reformation Heritage: Reformation Heroes by Diane Kleyn and Joel R. Beeke vs. Puritan Heroes by Glenda Mathes & Joel Beeke