By illustrating why the disciplines are important, and offering practical suggestions for cultivating them, showing how each one will help you grow in godliness, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will provide you with a refreshing opportunity to become more like Christ and grow in character and maturity.
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life Study GuideNavPress - This updated companion guide to spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life see description below takes you through a carefully selected array of disciplines that will help you grow in godliness. Ideal for personal or small-group use. Drawn from a rich heritage, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will guide you through a carefully selected array of disciplines.
Now updated and revised to equip a new generation of readers, this anniversary edition features in-depth discussions on each of the key disciplines. By illustrating why the disciplines are important, and offering practical suggestions for cultivating them, showing how each one will help you grow in godliness, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will provide you with a refreshing opportunity to become more like Christ and grow in character and maturity.
George Müller: Delighted in God History MakerChristian Focus - Disturbed by the faithlessness of the church in general, he longed to have something to point to as 'visible proof that our God and Father is the same faithful creator as he ever was'. George müller's life is a powerful answer to modern scepticism. He was more successful than anyone could have believed possible and is as much an example to our generation, as he was to his.
Christian Focus. His name has become a by-word for faith throughout the world. In the early 1830s he embarked upon an extraordinary adventure.
Revised: How Along-the-Way Discipleship Can Change Your Life - Bible Study Book - MentorLifeWay Press - Discover a practical strategy for starting a mentoring relationship and process. Mentor bible study book includes six small-group sessions, applicable Scripture, “How to Use This Study, ” and tips for leading a group. A vital component of a group member’s discipleship experience, this Bible Study Book includes optional personal-study activities that can be adapted to the individual’s specific needs or schedule.
Mentoring takes place as two or more people walk together. The master must not walk so far ahead and the disciple so far behind that the master's dust cannot fall on the student. Sessions: 1 understanding along-the-way discipleship 2 learning from the master: jesus and his disciples 3 mentoring in action: paul and timothy 4 taking the first steps 5 Developing a Plan of Action 6 Preparing for Potholes and Possibilities Features: • Designed for a facilitator, not an expert leader • Biblically rooted content • Personal-study opportunities that are challenging but manageable • Links to websites and other resources to facilitate the mentoring process • Practical application steps after each session Benefits: • Learn about the biblical model of mentoring as seen in Jesus with His disciples and in Paul with Timothy.
Revised: How Along-the-Way Discipleship Can Change Your Life - Bible Study Book - Mentor - Discipleship is nonnegotiable in Scripture. Christian Focus. And the best way to learn how to walk with God is to walk in the dust of a master who himself walks with God. Using jesus and paul as examples, this study describes the biblical model of mentorship, addresses common challenges in mentoring, provides a practical strategy for starting a mentoring relationship and process, and more.
Praying the BibleCrossway - All christians know they should pray, but sometimes it’s hard to know how—especially if the minutes start to drag and our minds start to wander. Praying the Bible. Transforms Prayer Life. Simple yet profound, this resource will prove invaluable to all Christians as they seek to commune with their heavenly Father in prayer each and every day.
Christian Focus. Offering readers hope, encouragement, and the practical advice they’re looking for, this concise book by professor Donald Whitney outlines a simple, time-tested method that can help transform our prayer lives: praying the words of the Bible. Praying the bible shows readers how to pray through portions of Scripture one line at a time, helping us stay focused by allowing God’s Word itself to direct our thoughts and words.
Putting on the Armor - Bible Study Book: Equipped and Deployed for Spiritual WarfareLifeWay Press - Author chuck lawless believes that ephesians 6:10-20 gives us clear direction on how to fight the enemy and how to develop and demonstrate effective Christian living. Dr. Christian Focus. This study does not offer “cures” for any temptation, but does lay out the path to victory for every believer. Putting on the armor is an excellent 7-session study for new and growing believers seeking practical application of personal spiritual disciplines in order to defeat the enemy in times of temptation.
Lawless co-wrote the popular LifeWay resource Spiritual Warfare: Biblical Truth for Victory. Praying the Bible. Transforms Prayer Life. While this second study stands alone, both are needed for the practical insights that will benefit not only the individual but also the family and church. Lawless describes putting on the Armor as an enhanced version of chapter 6 of the original book and the next step for those who have completed that study.
Putting on the Armor - Bible Study Book: Equipped and Deployed for Spiritual Warfare - . Used book in Good Condition.
Family WorshipCrossway - Christian Focus. Transforms Prayer Life. Praying the Bible. It is a means for god to reveal himself to you and your loved ones in a powerful way. Sign up for a free 5-day email course on family worship at crossway. Org/familyWorship101. Used book in Good Condition. This practical guide by Donald S. Whitney will prove invaluable to families―with or without children in the home―as they practice God-glorifying, Christ-exalting worship through Bible reading, prayer, and singing.
. Gathering together for worship is an indispensable part of your family’s spiritual life. Includes a discussion guide in the back for small groups.
Nobodies for Jesus: 14 Days Toward a Great Commission LifestyleRainer Publishing - Transforms Prayer Life. This book, groups, has the ability to transform individuals, if taken seriously, and even entire churches. Chuck lawless loves the local church. Used book in Good Condition. He also loves the Great Commission. Praying the Bible. And one of his passions is to see every member of the body of Christ become a Great Commission member.
The book weaves through numerous new testament narratives to show how “regular” people, “nobodies, ” became somebody for the sake of the gospel. The 14-day study guide is excellent for use in multiple settings. Christian Focus. The concept of nobodies for Jesus is simple but profound: take 14 days and develop a Great Commission lifestyle.
The Purity Principle: God's Safeguards for Life's Dangerous Trails LifeChange BooksMultnomah - Too often we settle for a compromised Christianity that's just a baptized version of the world's sad existence, rather than the abundant life to which God calls us. Used book in Good Condition. Biblical, practical, the Purity Principle is a one-stop handbook for individuals, and concise, families and churches.
Some people have given up on purity. Some have never tried. Transforms Prayer Life. Praying the Bible. For thirty years randy Alcorn has been encouraging people-young and old-to pursue the rewards of sexual purity. Christian Focus. Bestselling author randy alcorn shows us why, in this culture of impurity, the stakes are so high—and what we can do to experience the freedom of purity.
The Purity Principle: God's Safeguards for Life's Dangerous Trails LifeChange Books - Impurity will always destroy us; purity always leads to higher pleasures! Choose wisely. This book deals with - raising children to embrace sexual purity - providing an example of purity in the home - protecting purity in dating at any age - and maintaining purity in marriage. Let the insights of this amazing book—written for old and young, married and single—help you gain your footing on the path to truly lasting joy.
DiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples Exponential SeriesZondervan - An “attractional” model will seek to attract people to a local church. Used book in Good Condition. Christian Focus. Praying the Bible. And discipleship empowers Christians to be more like Christ as they intentionally develop relationship with non-believers. Discipleshift walks you through five key “shifts” that churches must make to refocus on the biblical mission of discipleship.
Devoted disciples attract people outside the church because of the change others see in their Christ-like lives. These intentional changes will attract the world and empower your church members to be salt and light in their communities. Transforms Prayer Life. While each of these approaches have merit, something is still missing, something even more fundamental to the mission of the church: discipleship.
DiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples Exponential Series - Making disciples―helping people to trust and follow Jesus―is the church’s God-given mandate. Younger leaders may advocate a more “missional” approach, in which believers live and work among unchurched people and intentionally seek to serve like Christ. Over the last thirty years, many influential church leaders and church planters in America have adopted various models for reaching unchurched people.
Conformed to His Image: Biblical and Practical Approaches to Spiritual FormationZondervan - Praying the Bible. 12 facets of the complete christian liferelational spirituality: loving god completely, ourselves correctly, and the devilnurturing spirituality: a lifestyle of discipleship and evangelismcorporate spirituality: Encouragement, Process versus ProductSpirit-Filled Spirituality: Walking in the Power of the SpiritWarfare Spirituality: The World, Accountability, the Flesh, and Others CompassionatelyParadigm Spirituality: Cultivating an Eternal versus a Temporal PerspectiveDisciplined Spirituality: Engaging in the Historical DifferencesExchanged Life Spirituality: Grasping Our True Identity in ChristMotivated Spirituality: A Set of Biblical IncentivesDevotional Spirituality: Falling in Love with GodHolistic Spirituality: Every Component of Life under the Lordship of ChristProcess Spirituality: Being versus Doing, and Worship Christian Focus.
What does a relationship with god look like and how do we obtain it? It is vital for church leaders to grapple seriously with this question, for pat answers no longer suffice. And tomorrow. Pointing the way instead to an integrative, whole-life approach, Dr. Exploring twelve approaches to Christian spirituality in depth, Dr.
Conformed to His Image: Biblical and Practical Approaches to Spiritual Formation - Boa shows how each spiritual paradigm discussed is just one important facet in the gem of authentic and powerful New Testament living. With chapter overviews and objectives, conformed to His Image will prove a defining text for the student, and a list of key terms, a glossary, questions for personal application, pastor, and church leader of today .
The quality of our relationship with God is what will influence the health, potency, and witness of the church in an increasingly complex and hostile world.