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A World Worth Saving

Lenten Spiritual Practices for Action  
George Hovaness Donigian
God thinks the world is worth saving. When we are close to God, we too will want to save the world. For anyone who dismisses Lent as a seemingly endless time of self-sacrifice and introspection, this 6-week study for Lent offers a breath of fresh air. It connects prayer and other inner spiritual practices with outward actions of mercy and compassion. George Donigian guides you to grow in your prayer life by praying about daily news reports, discovering the needs around you, and responding wit...

The Miracles of Jesus

Meditations and Prayers for Lent  
What do the miracles of Jesus have to do with our lives today? Wessel Bentley describes Jesus' miracles as complex events. Not only did they transform people's lives through healing, multiplication, or resurrection, but they also challenged attitudes and beliefs. This is what makes Jesus' miracles timeless: they can still touch our lives today just as they did the lives of people 2,000 years ago. Each daily reading in this Lenten book begins with a scripture reading, followed by the author's ...

The Miracles of Jesus

Meditations and Prayers for Lent  
Wessel Bentley
What do the miracles of Jesus have to do with our lives today? Wessel Bentley describes Jesus' miracles as complex events. Not only did they transform people's lives through healing, multiplication, or resurrection, but they also challenged attitudes and beliefs. This is what makes Jesus' miracles timeless: they can still touch our lives today just as they did the lives of people 2,000 years ago. Each daily reading in this Lenten book begins with a scripture reading, followed by the author's ...

Reaching Toward Easter

Devotions for Lent  
Derek Maul
Derek Maul beckons you to join him on a devotional pilgrimage through Lent. Imagine yourself sitting at the table with Jesus and his disciples. Walk with Jesus on the dusty path from Bethany to Jerusalem. Watch him closely and listen to his words of grace, hope, and challenge as he moves purposefully toward the Cross. Reaching Toward Easter features 49 daily devotions that include in-depth Bible study, personal stories, and prayers. Maul hopes that you will arrive at Holy Week refreshed rath...

Reaching Toward Easter

Devotions for Lent  
Derek Maul
Derek Maul beckons you to join him on a devotional pilgrimage through Lent. Imagine yourself sitting at the table with Jesus and his disciples. Walk with Jesus on the dusty path from Bethany to Jerusalem. Watch him closely and listen to his words of grace, hope, and challenge as he moves purposefully toward the Cross. Reaching Toward Easter features 49 daily devotions that include in-depth Bible study, personal stories, and prayers. Maul hopes that you will arrive at Holy Week refreshed rath...

Shadows, Darkness, and Dawn

A Lenten Journey with Jesus  
Thomas R. Steagald
How will you make more room for God in your life this Lent? Let Thomas Steagald be your travel guide as you journey through Lent with Jesus. Steagald skillfully moves you from being a mere observer to becoming an actual participant in the scripture stories. You'll enter the wilderness with Jesus. Later, you'll meet some of the people who are touched by Jesus: Nicodemus the woman at the well the man who was born blind Mary and Martha after the death of their brother, Lazarus religious and go...

Sacred Breath

40 Days of Centering Prayer  
J. David Muyskens
When life takes an unexpected turn that leaves you reeling, sometimes you have to remind yourself to just breathe. But God is closer than the air you breathe. Grounded in scripture and Christian tradition, Sacred Breath walks you through the practice of Centering Prayer and helps you breathe in deeply the presence of God. Learn how to present yourself to God in silence twice a day without any agenda. Forty days of practical, encouraging meditations will help you get started in the rich experi...

Sacred Breath

40 Days of Centering Prayer  
J. David Muyskens
When life takes an unexpected turn that leaves you reeling, sometimes you have to remind yourself to just breathe. But God is closer than the air you breathe. Grounded in scripture and Christian tradition, Sacred Breath walks you through the practice of Centering Prayer and helps you breathe in deeply the presence of God. Learn how to present yourself to God in silence twice a day without any agenda. Forty days of practical, encouraging meditations will help you get started in the rich experi...

The Awkward Season

Prayers for Lent  
It always lasts 40 days, but those 40 days occur on different dates from one year to the next. The 40 days occur immediately before Easter, but because Sundays are excluded from the count, the days of this season are not consecutive. Unlike other holy seasons, which typically begin on a Sunday, this one commences midweek. Believers approach it in a variety of ways. Pamela Hawkins calls it 'the awkward season.' Still, for all its curves and contours, Lent is rich with possibilities. While in...

Gospeled Lives

Encounters with Jesus, A Lenten Study  
John Indermark
"Gospeled" lives are lives that have encountered Jesus Christ. Christ's call leads to a continually unfolding story for each of us. An encounter with the living Christ demands a response, John Indermark says. In this book you will learn about New Testament characters who encountered Jesus. Some responded with joy and gratitude. Others ignored or rejected his offer of good news. Indermark's powerful reflections on the various biblical characters, along with daily reading of scripture, written ...