The strength of Puritan character and life lay in prayer and meditation. In this practice the spirit of prayer was regarded as of first importance and the best form of prayer, for living prayer is the characteristic of genuine spirituality. Yet prayer is also vocal and may therefore on occasions be written. - AmazonMore info →
The central claim in Christ Formed in You is that it is God s purpose to change us by progressively making us more like Jesus, and that this happens only as we understand and apply the gospel to our lives. In the pages that follow we will explore the transforming power of the gospel from several angles.-AmazonMore info →
The Christian life is not a playground, but a battleground. One of the fiercest foes in this battle dwells within our own hearts: the enemy of indwelling sin. The Scriptures command us to “put sin to death.” This is what pastors and theologians of another generation called the “mortification” of sin.-AmazonMore info →
Helps readers move beyond the wounds and baggage of bitterness, disagreements, and broken relationships.
"True or false: most Christian pastors and counselors agree on what forgiveness is and how it should take place." This question is part of Chris Brauns's Forgiveness Quiz that draws readers into his book and gets them thinking about the subject of forgiveness. The truth is, pastors and counselors disagree profoundly on this subject.-AmazonMore info →
Do you ever wonder why you keep doing things you know you shouldn't? Does life sometimes feel like one constant battle between what you know you should do and what you actually end up doing?-AmazonMore info →
However you put it, the fear of man can be summarized this way: We replace God with people. Instead of a biblically guided fear of the Lord, we fear others.
Of course, the “fear of man” goes by other names. When we are in our teens, it is called “peer pressure.” When we are older, it is called “people-pleasing.” Recently, it has been called “codependency.” With these labels in mind, we can spot the fear of man everywhere. Diagnosis is fairly straightforward. -Amazon
Drawn from a rich heritage, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will guide you through a carefully selected array of disciplines. By illustrating why the disciplines are important, showing how each one will help you grow in godliness, and offering practical suggestions for cultivating them, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will provide you with a refreshing opportunity to become more like Christ and grow in character and maturity. Now updated and revised to equip a new generation of readers, this anniversary edition features in-depth discussions on each of the key disciplines.-AmazonMore info →
This book by one of America's great Bible expositors describes what it really means to follow Christ. Boice explores the meaning, path, cost and rewards of being a genuine disciple of Jesus. He also challenges the prevailing notion within modern evangelicalism that one can be saved and not be a committed disciple of Christ; that one can accept Jesus as Savior and not bow to Him as Lord.A must read for anyone who really wants to follow Christ!More info →
Who is an excellent wife? What is she like? Using the woman in Proverbs 31 as a model, Martha Peace offers detailed practical answers to questions most often asked by Christian wives. Her biblical insights will encourage you to become the wife God wants you to be. This is a must-read for every Christian wife.More info →