An exhaustive investigation of the ancient Shroud of Turin in microscopic detail never before possible.
An intriguing trail of crumbs through the Shroud of Turin. And the case for Christ’s Resurrection. Many theories against and many for, in order to be fair to the critics. However, it swings toward the faith in God, due to the evidence!
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Our founding fathers intended religion and morality to be pillars of the new republic, providing the restraint that would allow liberty for the citizenry. Today, this delicate balance of religion and state has been eroded by a secularist push to isolate Christianity in our culture and render it irrelevant. As a people, we either return to our Christian roots… or we divorce God altogether.
There really is not much more I can add to this write-up “…we either return to our Christian roots… or we divorce God altogether.” This pretty much sums it up!
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Like a lot of young women, Tiffany Smiling had been assured that the path to fulfillment looked like the one she’d seen in her favorite movies: She’d be swept away by a soul mate, live in a southern estate, and start a family.
But Tiffany’s story unfolded quite differently.
Weeks after serving on her high school’s homecoming court, while doctors operated to remove the brain tumor that was killing her, Tiffany suffered a paralyzing stroke. In the nick of a scalpel she lost her beauty and most of her physical ability. Returning to high school in a wheelchair, head half-shaved and face distorted, Tiffany vowed to be normal and live the dream.
And for a season, she did.
But just when the fairytale was within reach, God surprised Tiffany. Wooing her heart, God convinced her that there was something even better in store for her.
. . .And He has something better in store for you, too.
Read Your Dream. God’s Plan. and see how the Lord wants to use the broken pieces of your life for His greater plan for you.
Smiling’s story will help you see the ways God is writing your own amazing story—designed for His glory and your fulfillment.
Truly a powerful testimony to the strength that one builds up through the trials and tribulations thrown in one’s path. Though many would throw in the towel, there are those whose faith is actually strengthened by the turmoil that is placed before them. Some even turn to God and listen to what He has to say to them! Tiffany Smiling is one of those people…a special and inspiring person with a tremendous story.
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If you’re reading this, chances are you know what frustration feels like. You would describe yourself as a person of faith, of trust, and even of ambition. But for all the work and energy you’ve poured into your life, you still find yourself hitting walls. Big brick roadblocks keeping you from the thing you’re meant to do.
I’ve been where you are. I’ve hit those same walls, and yet – I know beyond the shadow of a doubt I’m walking in my purpose.
Over the last 5 years I’ve published over a dozen books, spoken at churches, universities, and built a vibrant online community for Christians looking to do more with their lives. I’ve been able to accomplish these things because of the information in this book. This book holds everything I’ve learned from the Bible about purpose, along with some wisdom from men and women of God who have walked the path of purpose for much longer than I.
This is my gift to you, but more importantly, this is your “permission slip” from God. You don’t have to wait until you’re “good enough.” Good enough doesn’t exist. All there is, all you can be, is a person dedicated to glorifying God in the profoundly unique way only you can
When you do that, when you begin to accept where you are and who you are as enough, that is when amazing things start to happen. And suddenly all those brick walls crumble into stepping stones.
A very good primer for one to use in order to find their purpose in life & in God’s eyes. There is no better place to seek these answers than in the heart of the bible! Well written, quick read, definitely focused with respect to its own purpose!
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A journalist investigates the toughest objections to Christianity. Despite the compelling historical evidence, many people grapple with serious concerns about faith in God. “If God is love, then what about all the suffering in our world?” “If Jesus is the door to heaven, then what about the millions who have never heard of him?” In The Case for Faith, the second in a series of three DVDs based on Lee Strobel’s books, Strobel turns his tenacious investigative skills to the most persistent emotional objections to belief – the eight “heart” barriers to faith. The Case for Faith, based on Lee Strobel’s Gold Medallion-winning book, is for those who may be feeling attracted to Jesus but who are faced with intellectual barriers standing squarely in their path. For Christians, it will deepen their convictions and give them fresh confidence in discussing Christianity with their most skeptical friends.
Another excellent documentary for viewing by all. Well worth the time to watch to deepen one’s faith and to deepen one’s personal knowledge as to “Why?” you believe what you believe! An excellent aid in one’s repertoire of understanding.
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n The Case for a Creator—Student Edition, best-selling author and former atheist Lee Strobel and popular writer Jane Vogel take younger readers on a remarkable investigation into the origin of the universe, interviewing many of the world’s most renown scientists and following the evidence wherever it leads.Their findings—presented in the third blockbuster “Case” book student edition—offer the most compelling scientific proof ever for intelligent design. Perfect for youth groups and young people eager to rebut the Darwinian and naturalistic views taught so commonly in schools.
A well accomplished documentary from the perspective of a man seeking the truth, regardless of where the truth may lead him. Many others used within this documentary for those who watch in order to follow and see where the chips may fall! Excellent use of time to watch this documentary!
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Understanding the Bible isn’t for the few, the gifted, the scholarly. The Bible is accessible. It’s meant to be read and comprehended by everyone from armchair readers to seminary students. A few essential insights into the Bible can clear up a lot of misconceptions and help you grasp the meaning of Scripture and its application to your twenty-first-century life.
More than three quarters of a million people have turned to How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth to inform their reading of the Bible. This fourth edition features revisions that keep pace with current scholarship, resources, and culture. Changes include:
Covering everything from translational concerns to different genres of biblical writing, How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth is used all around the world. In clear, simple language, it helps you accurately understand the different parts of the Bible—their meaning for ancient audiences and their implications for you today—so you can uncover the inexhaustible worth that is in God’s Word.
An excellent, I do mean EXCELLENT, primer to aid in your bible study endeavors! Excellent overview as to how to approach, studying, hermeneutics and exegesis of the scriptures and the bible in general. Well, worth the time to read!
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BEST buddies Dustin (Jansen Panettiere), Albert (Frankie Ryan Manriquez), and Mark (Allen Isaacson) are twelve year old boys looking forward to a summer of fun in 1970. When Dustin mows the lawn of seventy-five year old Jonathan Sperry (Gavin MacLeod), a man he has seen at church, a unique friendship develops.
What happens the rest of this summer is something Dustin and his friends will never forget!
I recently purchased a subscription to PureFlix.com. Love the movies of faith and moral basis and enjoy them quite a bit. This one in particular, struck me. Though it is fictional, it does depict the sort of impact that any one of us can have on others around us as part of the Great Commission conferred upon us by Christ Himself!
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You have the potential to become a success today.
Success is a journey. If you know where you’re going and how to get there, you are going to reach your destination. In fact, you already have.
The single most fulfilling, game-changing state of mind a person can adopt is the notion that success is in the journey itself. When you surrender superficial notions of “arrival” and realize that the daily process is what makes your goals real, you haven’t just changed the game of success . . . you’ve become a success already.
3 Things Successful People Do will teach you what it means to be on the journey to success, help you discover your personal roadmap, and equip you with what you’ll need to change course and keep growing. The path to success is waiting for you—chances are, you’re on it already.
I found this to be a great book showing one what others, who are successful, do with their lives and in their limited time. The marks of true leadership. The mark of true entrepreneurial spirit. God – Family – and all else. We each can learn from others, but our greatest problem is pride and the understanding in our heart that we can do it ourselves…but that is not always the case. We are prideful and solitary, and the greatest teachable moment we can get is that we can use the help of others to show us the way! Great book and a great read!
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Jesus’ ministry on this earth only lasted three and a half years, yet in that time His words turned heads, turned hearts, and ultimately turned the world upside down. The words of Jesus offer much to those who have ears to hear. They are His legacy. They are our heritage. In Experiencing the Words of Jesus, you will have the opportunity to hear His voice for yourself.
The words of Christ—discourses, parables, prayers, conversations. Eminently quotable. Undeniably powerful. Eternally true. Let the message that changed the world change your life forever.
This was an interesting book. While it was, more specifically, a active workbook, I did just simply read through it. Those bits or “homework” which were expected to be accomplished may have to wait for another time. Although, the way Max Lucado organized this particular book was very telling and very educational. If you desire to learn more on the Lord and Creator of you…Max know how to organize the book for you and the homework you need! I will plan this out to be filled out sometime next year as part of a bible study.
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