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Your New Name

By Esther Fleece Allen
  • ISBN Code: : 0310346088
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Religion
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  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : your-new-name.pdf

Book Excerpt :

Life is full of labels that limit, but God has a new name He longs for you to hear - a name that boldly declares freedom from your past and hope for your future. Join Esther Fleece Allen, bestselling author of No More Faking Fine, in this profound exploration of your God-given identity that no label can limit and no circumstance can shake. Too often, our identity gets tangled up with our circumstances, and suddenly, the truth of who we are is colored by our relationship status, our job title, the shame of our past, or what others say about us. People might pin toxic, untrue labels on your back. Life might knock you down. And you might even wrongly label yourself. But God never does. Our God-given identity is the truest thing about us, and God spends a lot of time in the Bible telling us who we are. It's time to take Him at His word. God's names for you are not post-it-note provisions; they are names to be studied, taken to heart, and believed, all in the journey of becoming your truest self just as He created you to be. Let Your New Name be your first step in this journey of a lifetime.

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  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1642998273
  • Total of Pages : 198
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 235
  • Pdf File: are-those-your-real-feet.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"Are those your real feet?" The question assumes that one has been provided with the essential equipment for walking""that is, feet. Although one's feet may not be the most beautiful part of the human anatomy, their importance cannot be minimized; since if I am to walk, I need feet. Walking implies that progress is to be expected, and a goal is to be obtained and experienced. The follower of Jesus must deal with the challenge of transparency and transformation. How can I be real with God and recognize the areas in my life that require adjustment in order to align to His purpose and plan for my life? If we are to reach the goal God has determined for each of us we must be willing to expose our hearts to Him and submit to the process He has designed to accomplish the needed transformation. Jesus is the archetype, the pattern to which all of us are to be conformed. Every believer is on this journey toward Christlikeness. Hopefully, the observations in this book may assist you on your journey.

Victorious

By Rob Chifokoyo
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1514436221
  • Total of Pages : 148
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 785
  • Pdf File: victorious.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book is full of my own life experiences that have shown me time and time again that Gods hand is upon us even when it may be scary, dark and hopeless. He is in the midst of our circumstances, walking us through, and revealing the victory we have in His Son Jesus. This is a book about love, failure, pain, trouble, fear, healing and ultimately about victory before there is ever any hope of receiving it.

Color Me Yellow

By Sarah Raquel Gautier
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 1973653036
  • Total of Pages : 254
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 525
  • Pdf File: color-me-yellow.pdf

Book Short Summary:

You hold a powerful voice inside of you. A voice that adds color to God’s canvas on earth. God is a master artisan painting a beautiful canvas filled with vibrant colors. We are those colors. We see the beauty of the canvas when we find our colors. Those colors release their fullest expression when we communicate with our God-designed voice. In a world where we constantly consume the voices of others, it can be tempting to mimic the voices we hear. When we allow other voices to become our voices, we can easily dilute the unique color that God designed within us. But we are not the echoes of other people’s voices. We are uniquely designed colors. Together, we can begin to add our color to God’s masterpiece.

The Great Undoing and My Journey Home

By Susan Schreer Davis
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : LifeRich Publishing
  • Book Code : 1489707115
  • Total of Pages : 292
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 414
  • Pdf File: the-great-undoing-and-my-journey-home.pdf

Book Short Summary:

My youngest son, Sam, hands me a DVD converted from a video recording taken years ago. Apprehensive, I slide it into a laptop and watch the scene from my past come to life. After viewing only part of it, he exits to do homework, pauses, and quips, What happened to you, Mom? Time suspends as I search for a reply. Life life happened, Sama lot of life. Like your dad dying and you and I ending up with a genetic disorder. Muscle biopsies, spinal taps, surgeries, you know. Crazy stuff happened. He looks my way only somewhat understanding. His seventeen-year-old, senior-in-high-school self tries on my explanation, but it doesnt quite fit. He cant give in so why should I? He continues up the stairs and I stand alone. Alone with the reality that the hard stuff is winning. That I caved under the pressure. That my tall, blond-haired, blue-eyed son knows who I was, compared to who I am.

Reel to Real

By Ted Baehr
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC
  • Book Code : 1424556112
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 985
  • Pdf File: reel-to-real.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Movies can inspire your heart and transform your mind. Christians want to be inspired and equipped by God’s grace so they can have the abundant life Jesus promised in John 10:10. While most of the culture has drifted away from the good news, more and more Hollywood movies proclaim it in word and deed. Movieguide®’s Reel to Real provides forty-five inspirational devotions that exemplify principles from God’s Word, using powerful moments from over 150 great movies. Each devotion is insightful and uplifting, illustrating a meaningful theme. Some of the movies include It’s a Wonderful Life, Smurfs: The Lost Village, Hacksaw Ridge, Sing, Les Miserables, Squanto: A Warrior’s Tale, God’s Not Dead 2, Amazing Grace, and Frozen. Movies are a powerful medium to communicate truth. Reel to Real will help you discover God’s heart in movie favorites as you enjoy the wonder of entertainment. Ted Baehr is the founder and chairman of The Christian Film & Television Commission™ and publisher of MOVIEGUIDE® (movieguide.org), a family guide to entertainment. An award-winning media authority on television, radio, and print, his purpose is to be used by God to redeem the mass media and to encourage families to use wisdom in selecting their entertainment. He is the author or contributor to over thirty-five books makes his home in Los Angeles, California.

God's Love Story

By Joshua Joel Spoelstra
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1725257726
  • Total of Pages : 148
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 709
  • Pdf File: god-s-love-story.pdf

Book Short Summary:

God’s Love Story: A Canonical Telling traces the metaphorical theme of God’s love relationship(s) that spans the entire Bible. God lovingly pursues humankind in relationship that is robustly satisfying and salvific. Like many relationships, God’s love story with God’s people is both transcendent and tragic, messy and mercy-filled, raw and redemptive. Not merely a series of events relegated to the past, God’s love story is an ongoing, present phenomenon—a salvation-relationship into which God invites all peoples to (collectively) be the spouse of God.

Empty

By Mike & Kim Marquez
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 1490816895
  • Total of Pages : 136
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 580
  • Pdf File: empty.pdf

Book Short Summary:

At the wedding altar, all of us envision our marriages as lifelong journeys with our ultimate companions. However, between work and kids we struggle to maintain a relationship that does not leave us feeling empty. Lonely, isolated, hurt, and added pressure to meet daily obligations, our marriage relationship too often suffers. After a while, we find ourselves living in two different worlds. We wonder if we can ever experience the one flesh relationship that the Bible talks about. God desires us to enter into an intimate and deep relationship with Him like that between a husband and a wife. His design of marriage is awesome, and He created marriage to reflect His love, unity, and desire for us to be restored. But what do we change? What should our marriages look like? How do we refocus our hearts and attitudes toward each other? Journey with us as we re-examine what God intended for marriage and pursue a path to renewal. Find healing along the way as you also examine your relationship with God and as you learn to love as husband and wife. Draw nearer to Him as a couple. Go from feeling empty to experiencing the fullness of life that God desires for us.

The Kingdom of Darkness

By Jeremy Nittler
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Book Code : 1662446365
  • Total of Pages : 216
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 476
  • Pdf File: the-kingdom-of-darkness.pdf

Book Short Summary:

What if the best way to understand good is to understand evil? What if the best way to understand light, is to understand darkness? What if you could read the Bible from the vantage point of The King of Darkness himself? Where did it all begin? Who was Satan before the fall, and what events led up to him becoming evil? Why and when did he fall from Heaven? Author J K Nittler wants to take you through a mystical journey back in time, to show you the hidden things that have been lost in the modern day discussions in the Bible, even those of scholarly tables. By reading this book, you will discover both the beautiful sides of evil, but also of goodness, of holiness, and hopefully even the heights and the depths of the Father’s love for us all.

The Warrior Wife

By Heather Duzan, CPCC
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBowPress
  • Book Code : 1449795552
  • Total of Pages : 154
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 921
  • Pdf File: the-warrior-wife.pdf

Book Short Summary:

“For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. 4 The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.” (2 Cor. 10:3-4) The Warrior Wife Combat Training Manual is a coaching tool designed to help you own the power and authority you have in Jesus Christ. With the shield of faith and the sword of the Spirit you are fully equipped to protect and defend your home. You will • Be challenged to accept the commission as God’s Warrior • Understand the effectiveness of spiritual warfare through intercessory prayer • Learn to discern the spiritual malady behind behaviors and actions • Discover how to enter the strongman’s house and take back all that has been stolen from you • Choose and exercise three specific character traits to heal your home • Finally, enjoy growing intimacy with God so your days are filled with peace and joy We are God’s power manifested in the feminine. No weapon fashioned against us will stand.

Wonderful Counselor

By Alicia Crawley
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 1490887598
  • Total of Pages : 292
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 775
  • Pdf File: wonderful-counselor.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In February 2008, Alicia Crawley got the phone call every parent dreads: two of her children had been in a car accident. Her son, Jonathan, was fine, but by the time Alicia arrived at the scene minutes later, her sixteen-year-old daughter, Lauren, had died. In the days that followed, Alicia, who until then had had a vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ, was plunged into the dark pit of grief, unable even to feel Gods presence. His seeming silence left her spiritually paralyzed. Alicia barely recognized herself or her life, but she kept going to Gods word, seeking comfort, understanding, and purpose. She came to realize that He had never left her but that she hadnt been able to hear Him over the roar of her pain. Deeply thoughtful, honest, and unafraid to ask difficult questions, Alicia shares here what she learned about suffering, about heaven, and about listening to and trusting God. Although support groups, individual therapy, and medication can all help at a time of profound loss, Wonderful Counselor assures us that the Holy Spirit is the ultimate source of wisdom and healing. For Alicia, turning to God provided more than comfort; it oriented her family toward the future and toward opportunities to reach the lost and broken around them in ways and in places they never could have imagined. Surrendering their beloved Lauren took on meaning they never thought possible. Guided by the Spirit, they have allowed her legacy to become one of hope and joy.