A Christian on the Mount Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

A Christian on the Mount


  • Author : Thomas Watson
  • Publisher : Gideon House Books
  • Release Date : 2016-11-12
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 83
  • ISBN 10 : 9781943133406

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A Christian on the Mount Excerpt :

Puritan writer Thomas Watson invites all believers to explore the much passed-over and neglected hidden gem and discipline of biblical meditation. With godly wisdom and poetic passion, Watson helps us understand what biblical meditation is and why it is essential for Christians to learn it well. He guides us very practically through the mechanics of meditation and outlines fifteen topics with Scripture references to start us off well on our journey. In this rare treasure of a book, Watson is passionate about inviting us to partake with him of the sweet discipline and illuminating adventure of meditating upon God Himself and His Word. This classic book is a must read for any Christian longing for a deeper and more vibrant relationship with Christ and a fresh encounter with Scripture.

 The Kingdom of God is Within You  Book
Score: 4.5
From 8 Ratings

The Kingdom of God is Within You


  • Author : graf Leo Tolstoy
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1894
  • Genre: Christianity
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105005467464

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The Kingdom of God is Within You Excerpt :

The Kingdom of God Is Within You, is a non-fiction book written by Leo Tolstoy. A philosophical treatise, the book was first published in Germany in 1894 after being banned in his home country of Russia. It is the culmination of thirty years of Tolstoy's thinking, and lays out a new organization for society based on a literal Christian interpretation.The Kingdom of God is Within You is a key text for Tolstoyan, nonviolent resistance, and Christian anarchist movements.

A Christian On the Mount Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

A Christian On the Mount


  • Author : Thomas Watson
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2017-10-05
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781618981301

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A Christian On the Mount Excerpt :

His delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night." Psalm 1:2 The opening of the Words, and the Proposition asserted. Grace breeds delight in God, and delight breeds meditation. Meditation is a duty wherein consists the essentials of religion, and which nourishes the very life-blood of it. That the Psalmist may show how much the godly man is habituated to this blessed work of meditation, he subjoins, "In his law does he meditate day and night;" not but that there may be sometimes intermission: God allows time for our calling, he grants some relaxation; but when it is said, the godly man meditates day and night, the meaning is, frequently—he is much conversant in the duty.

Revelation Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Revelation


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 1999-01-01
  • Genre: Bibles
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857861016

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Revelation Excerpt :

The final book of the Bible, Revelation prophesies the ultimate judgement of mankind in a series of allegorical visions, grisly images and numerological predictions. According to these, empires will fall, the "Beast" will be destroyed and Christ will rule a new Jerusalem. With an introduction by Will Self.

Sundar Singh Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Sundar Singh


  • Author : Janet Benge
  • Publisher : YWAM Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 183
  • ISBN 10 : 157658318X

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Sundar Singh Excerpt :

A biography of a former Sikh, who took the Gospel to Hindus, Buddhists and Sikhs in India and Tibet.

From the Holy Mountain Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

From the Holy Mountain


  • Author : William Dalrymple
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2012-10-02
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307948922

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From the Holy Mountain Excerpt :

In the spring of A.D. 587, John Moschos and his pupil Sophronius the Sophist embarked on a remarkable expedition across the entire Byzantine world, traveling from the shores of Bosphorus to the sand dunes of Egypt. Using Moschos’s writings as his guide and inspiration, the acclaimed travel writer William Dalrymple retraces the footsteps of these two monks, providing along the way a moving elegy to the slowly dying civilization of Eastern Christianity and to the people who are struggling to keep its flame alive. The result is Dalrymple’s unsurpassed masterpiece: a beautifully written travelogue, at once rich and scholarly, moving and courageous, overflowing with vivid characters and hugely topical insights into the history, spirituality and the fractured politics of the Middle East.

The Sermon on the Mount Book

The Sermon on the Mount


  • Author : Frank J. Matera
  • Publisher : Liturgical Press
  • Release Date : 2013-03-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 9780814635483

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The Sermon on the Mount Excerpt :

Saint Augustine once described the Sermon on the Mount as "the perfect measure of the Christian life." Taking his cue from Augustine, Frank Matera provides an exposition of the sermon for contemporary readers who wish to use the sermon as the standard by which they live their lives every day. Matera shows how the Sermon on the Mount summons believers to single-minded devotion and wholehearted service to God. He unfolds the historical and theological background to the sermon. He explores the meaning of the individual Beatitudes, which articulate Jesus' call for a more abundant righteousness, piety without hypocrisy, and the need to become "doers" of the Word. This lively and engaging commentary is an ideal resource for adult education and Bible study groups. It is also ideal for all who want to live their discipleship more fully.

Canoeing the Mountains Book

Canoeing the Mountains


  • Author : Tod Bolsinger
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-24
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN 10 : 9780830873876

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Canoeing the Mountains Excerpt :

Do you ever feel that you are leading in uncharted territory? Pastor and consultant Tod Bolsinger draws on decades of expertise guiding churches and organizations in this expanded practical leadership resource, offering illuminating insights and practical tools to help you reimagine what effective church leadership looks like in our rapidly changing world.

Hidden Mountain  Secret Garden Book

Hidden Mountain Secret Garden


  • Author : Anthony Lynn Lilles Std
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012-11
  • Genre: Prayer
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 0988627000

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Hidden Mountain Secret Garden Excerpt :

"Hidden Mountain Secret Garden: a theological contemplation on prayer" helps the reader discover the riches of mental prayer in the Catholic Tradition. In fact, the images of the "Hidden Mountain" and the "Secret Garden" are ancient metaphors for contemplative prayer, a kind of prayer that begins and ends in faith. This book is especially for those whose prayer is a search for the loving eyes of One who has conquered death. This kind of prayer beholds the wonder of Christ's living but hidden presence in one's highest thoughts and most noble aspirations as well as in one's instinctual urges and deepest longings. The ecstasy of this kind of prayer extends beyond even the vast unexplored horizons of the human heart and opens to an immensity of such excessive mercy that all else is forgotten -- and only love remains. The whole world needs this love: it is the secret garden, the hidden mountain, the inexhaustible riches only prayer knows and an excess of grace only prayer can make known. This is why Blessed John Paul II told the Church not to be afraid to open wide the doors of our hearts to Christ and it is why He told the young people of the world to be proud to proclaim the Gospel of the Lord. For those brave souls who have faithfully open their hearts to the Lord through this discipline of this kind of prayer, every Christian owes you a debt of gratitude. For those who want to join them, this work encourages you along the way -- for the journey you endeavor is at once the most perilous, the most heart-rending and the most wonderful adventure this world has ever known. "Dr. Anthony Lilles has authored an introduction to prayer that is inspiring and encouraging. For those desiring to pray this is a resource that is full of practical advice - written simply and attractively. This book bears the mark of a man - husband, father and teacher - who is not only imbued with the wisdom of the Saints, but who has also, through his own prayer, learned how all of us can, through p

The Sermon on the Mount and Human Flourishing Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Sermon on the Mount and Human Flourishing


  • Author : Jonathan T. Pennington
  • Publisher : Baker Academic
  • Release Date : 2017-06-20
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493406630

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The Sermon on the Mount and Human Flourishing Excerpt :

The Sermon on the Mount, one of the most influential portions of the Bible, is the most studied and commented upon portion of the Christian Scriptures. Every Christian generation turns to it for insight and guidance. In this volume, a recognized expert on the Gospels shows that the Sermon on the Mount offers a clear window into understanding God's work in Christ. Jonathan Pennington provides a historical, theological, and literary commentary on the Sermon and explains how this text offers insight into God's plan for human flourishing. As Pennington explores the literary dimensions and theological themes of this famous passage, he situates the Sermon in dialogue with the Jewish and Greek virtue traditions and the philosophical-theological question of human flourishing. He also relates the Sermon's theological themes to contemporary issues such as ethics, philosophy, and economics.

The Gospel According to Matthew Book

The Gospel According to Matthew


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate U.S.
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Bibles
  • Pages : 78
  • ISBN 10 : 0802136168

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The Gospel According to Matthew Excerpt :

The publication of the King James version of the Bible, translated between 1603 and 1611, coincided with an extraordinary flowering of English literature and is universally acknowledged as the greatest influence on English-language literature in history. Now, world-class literary writers introduce the book of the King James Bible in a series of beautifully designed, small-format volumes. The introducers' passionate, provocative, and personal engagements with the spirituality and the language of the text make the Bible come alive as a stunning work of literature and remind us of its overwhelming contemporary relevance.

Invading Babylon Book

Invading Babylon


  • Author : Lance Wallnau
  • Publisher : Destiny Image Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013-07-16
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9780768485660

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Invading Babylon Excerpt :

You were transformed to transform your world! For too long, Christianity has been defined by a false concept of church. As a result, believers have built walls around their lives, keeping culture at a distance. As Christians have tried to keep culture out of the church, unfortunately, the church has kept itself out of the culture. This was never Jesus’ design for the your life! Before church was established as a place that people “came to,” Jesus instituted it as an army that brought transformation to society, starting with salvation and continuing with seven spheres of influence: Church, family, education, government, media, arts, and commerce. Six revolutionary voices in the modern church deliver Invading Babylon. This essential guide will equip you to: Understand your vital role in shaping society. Release God’s will in your sphere of influence. Become an unstoppable citizen in God’s Kingdom. It’s your time to arise and be a light in a dark world.

The Second Mountain Book
Score: 3
From 5 Ratings

The Second Mountain


  • Author : David Brooks
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2020-05-26
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812983425

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The Second Mountain Excerpt :

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Everybody tells you to live for a cause larger than yourself, but how exactly do you do it? The author of The Road to Character explores what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world. “Deeply moving, frequently eloquent and extraordinarily incisive.”—The Washington Post Every so often, you meet people who radiate joy—who seem to know why they were put on this earth, who glow with a kind of inner light. Life, for these people, has often followed what we might think of as a two-mountain shape. They get out of school, they start a career, and they begin climbing the mountain they thought they were meant to climb. Their goals on this first mountain are the ones our culture endorses: to be a success, to make your mark, to experience personal happiness. But when they get to the top of that mountain, something happens. They look around and find the view . . . unsatisfying. They realize: This wasn’t my mountain after all. There’s another, bigger mountain out there that is actually my mountain. And so they embark on a new journey. On the second mountain, life moves from self-centered to other-centered. They want the things that are truly worth wanting, not the things other people tell them to want. They embrace a life of interdependence, not independence. They surrender to a life of commitment. In The Second Mountain, David Brooks explores the four commitments that define a life of meaning and purpose: to a spouse and family, to a vocation, to a philosophy or faith, and to a community. Our personal fulfillment depends on how well we choose and execute these commitments. Brooks looks at a range of people who have lived joyous, committed lives, and who have embraced the necessity and beauty of dependence. He gathers their wisdom on how to choose a partner, how to pick a vocation, how to live out a philosophy, and how we can begin to integrate our commitments into one overriding purpose. In short, this book is mean