A Young Person's Guide to Knowing God

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Author: Patricia St. John

Publisher: Christian Focus

ISBN: 9781857925586

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 240

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Patricia St. John has written her own guide book to encourage you to get into God's ultimate guide book - his Word - the Bible. It comprises of 46 stories based on The Apostle's Creed.

The World of Science

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Author: Martin Walters,Parragon,Jinny Johnson

Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780890516188

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 248

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Presents information from many different scientific fields as well as several science experiments.

The Young Person's Guide to Nourishing Faith

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Author: Asli Kaplan

Publisher: Tughra Books

ISBN: 1597846910

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 195

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This book is essentially a comprehensive survey of principles and criteria derived from the main sources of knowledge in Islam, the Qur'an and the way of Prophet, for the Muslim youth today. Covering topics from how to increase your knowledge of God to the ways to improve and increase the sense of worship, it attempts to help better understand reasoning behind Islamic rules and morality. In doing so, the book's purpose is to assist in developing an elementary level of Islamic wisdom for the young Muslims.

The Young Person's Guide to Wisdom

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Author: Jeff Claiborne

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1615798773

Category: Religion

Page: 250

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Colleges and Universities do not offer courses or degrees in wisdom and Governments do not have departments of wisdom to guide the actions and decisions of presidents and government officials. Due to a lack of wisdom, Federal, State and Local governments have pushed many nations to the brink of moral and financial bankruptcy. A heavy dependence upon academia is not sufficient for them to make wise decisions. In our society many marriages fail and families suffer because they lack wisdom. Unwise financial decisions in our government and among individual citizens negatively affect many in our society. There are many pitfalls in society and living life is like walking through a minefield of life changing and difficult decisions. The Young Person's Guide to wisdom fills the void of wisdom that exists in academia, our families and our government. Wisdom is presented in the context of knowing God's will, being successful, being proactive in your education, finances, relationships, redemption and our understanding of God and his Word. It is an excellent resource for new Christians and Christian Parents and their children to build a wise foundation in Christ. It is a straight forward Biblical Guide to understanding the God of the Bible and God's instructions to us concerning Wisdom. Jeff Claiborne is a Christian author who has twenty years of experience in law enforcement. Jeff began writing about scripture after thirty five years of intensely studying the Bible. Jeff has dedicated his life to studying the scriptures and teaching others and has been married to his wife Marie for 26 years and is a grandparent having successfully raised three children.

A Young Person's Guide to Christianity

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Author: R. Douglas Wardrop

Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency

ISBN: 1631355813

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 62

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R. Douglas Wardrop believes that most books describing Christianity are filled with errors and are boring. This book is biblically accurate and is never boring! It uses strong graphics and colorful presentations combined with simple language. It is also fairly short and can be read through quickly. A Young Person's Guide to Christianity provides a fairly complete description of Christianity, and will appeal to young people from about seven years old to late teens. The book guides them on how to become born again Christians. Key Christianity beliefs are defined and important questions are answered in a way that is biblically accurate. The Greatness of God is described in two ways: 1) Using items such as a bowling ball, grass, sand, and a mustard seed, strong image ideas are given to show how vast God's creation is. 2) Using scientific information for distances within our solar system, the time taken for the fastest jet airliner and light to traverse these distances is shown (in a strong graphical way). These distances begin with the distance from New York to London, and end with the distance from the Earth to the sun. Again the aim is to show how vast is God's creation. God's main promises to you are given, with the main aim to make these promises real and personal to you. A Young Person's Guide to Christianity defines how you can begin your Christian life and a prayer for this is included.

A Little Book for New Theologians

Why and How to Study Theology

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Author: Kelly M. Kapic

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 0830866701

Category: Religion

Page: 126

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Whenever we read, think, hear or say anything about God, we are doing theology. Yet theology isn't just a matter of what we think. It affects who we are. In the tradition of Helmut Thielicke's A Little Exercise for Young Theologians, Kelly Kapic offers a concise introduction to the study of theology for newcomers to the field. He highlights the value and importance of theological study and explains its unique nature as a serious discipline. Not only concerned with content and method, Kapic explores the skills, attitudes and spiritual practices needed by those who take up the discipline. This brief, clear and lively primer draws out the relevance of theology for Christian life, worship, mission, witness and more. "Theology is about life," writes Kapic. "It is not a conversation our souls can afford to avoid."

The Tanglewoods' Secret

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Author: Patricia M. St. John

Publisher: Moody Publishers

ISBN: 9781575676074

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 168

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Ruth and her beloved brother Philip find solace in the expanse of Tanglewoods'. There they escape into bird watching, climbing, and general misadventures with their friend Terry. But life with their Aunt is harsh and Ruth suffers from an incorrigible temper. Just when she thinks she can't take it anymore, she learns a very special secret about a very special Shepherd. When a dreadful accident hurts one they love, Ruth and Philip learn that the Tanglewoods' Secret isn't meant to be kept a secret.

Live Your Calling

A Practical Guide to Finding and Fulfilling Your Mission in Life

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Author: Kevin Brennfleck,Kay Marie Brennfleck

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0787968951

Category: Religion

Page: 277

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An action-plan for self-fulfillment that helps people find their true calling in life This practical and inspirational guide helps Christian men and women of all ages identify and use their God-given gifts to find purpose, direction, and joy in their life and work. Based on their years of counseling and experience, Kevin and Kay Marie Brennfleck offer action-oriented tools and a proven methodology to help readers develop the decision-making skills they need to discover and live the life that God intended, maximizing the synergies between ministry, work, and spiritual gifts. Kevin and Kay Marie Brennfleck (Pasadena, CA) are nationally recognized experts in career counseling, work satisfaction, and productivity. Their Web site, www.ChristianCareerCenter.com, is the most visited Christian career site on the Internet.

How Not to Be a Dick

An Everyday Etiquette Guide

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Author: Meghan Doherty

Publisher: Zest Books

ISBN: 1936976129

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 192

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On the one hand, nobody wants to be a dick. On the other hand, dicks are everywhere! They cut in line, talk behind our backs, recline into our seats, and even have the power to morph into trolls online. Their powers are impressive, but with a little foresight and thoughtfulness, we can take a stand against dickishness today. How Not to Be a Dick is packed with honest and straightforward advice, but it also includes playful illustrations showing two well-meaning (but not always well behaved) young people as they confront moments of potential dickishness in their everyday lives. Sometimes they falter, sometimes they triumph, but they always seek to find a better way. And with their help, you can too.Essential (and emotionally intelligent) etiquette tips are packaged here alongside hilarious "Dick and Jane"-style illustrations. Laugh and learn.

Finding God Again

Spirituality for Adults

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Author: John J. Shea

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742542150

Category: Religion

Page: 203

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Growing out of two decades of teaching and practice, Finding God Again: Spirituality for Adults addresses, in an experiential and pastoral way, the need to re-envision God as we grow from an adolescent to adult spirituality. John Shea, a renowned pastoral counselor and teacher, shows how we can lose touch with religion, spirituality, and a belief in God because of times when our image of God is too narrow, unreal, or inadequate to make sense of our experience. Shea uses real life stories to illustrate and offer a life-changing challenge to leave behind the Superego God of childhood in favor of a Living God we can relate to as adults. By showing the reader how to revisit God as an adult, Shea provides the motivation and method to embrace a Living God and claim the independence and responsibility that accompany genuine adulthood.

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Benjamin Britten's Composition on CD Narrated by Ben Kingsley

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Author: Anita Ganeri

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780152013042

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 56

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Provides information about the history of the orchestra since its beginnings in the seventeenth century, instruments of the orchestra, and famous composers of classical music.

God Distorted

How Your Earthly Father Affects Your Perception of God and Why It Matters

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Author: John Bishop

Publisher: Multnomah

ISBN: 1601424868

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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God is not a bigger version of your earthly father. When you hear the word “father,” do you think of someone who is loving…or angry? Someone who is pleased with you…or constantly disappointed? Someone who is always available…or someone who is too busy, preoccupied, or distant? When you think of “Father God,” what images come to mind? Regardless of the type of father you grew up with—or without—it is likely that your view of God is influenced by the relationship you had with your father. Author John Bishop wants to help you discover that God is not just like your dad. Instead, God is the Father revealed in Scripture, where the truth is clear. God is a father who is: • always there • up close and personal • fully pleased • in complete control • completely safe Filled with biblical insight and practical tools for reflection, healing, and restoration, God Distorted will enable you to break free from the lies of the enemy and see your heavenly Father as He truly is. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Not Yet Married

The Pursuit of Joy in Singleness and Dating

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Author: Marshall Segal

Publisher: Crossway

ISBN: 1433555484

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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Life Is Never Mainly About Love and Marriage. So Learn to Live and Date for More. Many of you grew up assuming that marriage would meet all of your needs and unlock God’s purposes for you. But God has far more planned for you than your future marriage. Not Yet Married is not about waiting quietly in the corner of the world for God to bring you “the one,” but about inspiring you to live and date for more now. If you follow Jesus, the search for a spouse is no longer a pursuit of the perfect person, but a pursuit of more of God. He will likely write a love story for you different than the one you would write for yourself, but that’s because he loves you and knows how to write a better story. This book was written to help you find real hope, happiness, and purpose in your not-yet-married life.

Ivan and the Informer

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Author: Myrna Grant

Publisher: Christian Focus

ISBN: 9781845501341

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 99

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"When Ivan refuses to join the Communist youth organisation his classmates make fun of him and try to force Ivan off the school hockey team. His teacher tells him that Christians are not allowed to attend university. Then Ivan is taken in for questioning by the Secret Police. The situation gets even worse when Ivan's Christian friends begin to think that he is an informer. But it's not Ivan who is the informer. It's not Ivan who is passing on information to the Secret Police. He has to clear his name!"--Book cover.

An Ordinary Woman's Extraordinary Faith

The Autobiography of Patricia St. John

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Author: Patricia St. John

Publisher: Shaw

ISBN: 9780877887515

Category: Missionaries, Medical

Page: 305

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North Wind Books bring to the reader a series of biographies, imaginative literature, and popular theology designed to encourage people to follow God's call to purposeful and holy living.

Your Questions, God's Answers

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Author: Peter Kreeft, Ph.D.

Publisher: Ignatius Press

ISBN: 1681497697

Category: Religion

Page: 125

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Kreeft uses Scripture to provide God's answers to the most common and important questions young people ask about the deeper meaning of life, their own identity, overcoming failure and temptation, the mystery of God's love, and much more. But these are questions asked not just by teens - they are the same questions adults often ask, and God's answers, as found in the Bible, respond to the deepest needs of people of all ages.

Crazy Love

Overwhelmed by a Relentless God

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Author: Francis Chan

Publisher: David C Cook

ISBN: 0781411033

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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Revised & Updated Edition! God is love. Crazy, relentless, all-powerful love. Have you ever wondered if we're missing it? It's crazy, if you think about it. The God of the universe—the Creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor—loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss. Whether you've verbalized it yet or not, we all know something's wrong. Does something deep inside your heart long to break free from the status quo? Are you hungry for an authentic faith that addresses the problems of our world with tangible, even radical, solutions? God is calling you to a passionate love relationship with Himself. Because the answer to religious complacency isn't working harder at a list of do's and don'ts—it's falling in love with God. And once you encounter His love, as Francis describes it, you will never be the same. Because when you're wildly in love with someone, it changes everything. Learn more about Crazy Love at www.crazylovebook.com.

Increasing Wholeness

Jewish Wisdom and Guided Meditations to Strengthen and Calm Body, Heart, Mind and Spirit

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Author: Rabbi Elie Kaplan Spitz

Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing

ISBN: 1580238238

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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Combines Jewish tradition, contemporary sciences and world spiritual writings with practical contemplative exercises. Will help you balance and integrate mind, body, heart and spirit, reach out to the Divine, and be more fully present and effective in your life.

The Lazy Man's Guide to Enlightenment

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Author: Thaddeus Golas

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781586851903

Category: Religion

Page: 112

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$10.95 cloth hardcover · 1-58685-190-X 5 x 7 in, 112 pp, Rights: W, Self-Help Originally published by the author in 1972, the underground classic Lazy Man's Guide to Enlightenment teaches how to improve the quality of life, to feel good, and to determine what's real. Golas leads the reader down the path toward enlightenment with simple steps, like memorizing key phrases and incorporating them into daily life and thought. Think of how much better your life might be if you reminded yourself to "love as much as you can from wherever you are" or "love it the way it is." This classic book is full of useful tips on how to live a more conscious life and to be an engaged and aware member of the universal community. "While we have humility and pride enough to act on the knowledge that we exist in an infinite harmony, that we are neither greater nor lesser than any others, we can enjoy exquisite spiritual wealth and pleasures. When you love yourself, you are in truth expanding in love into many other things. And the more loving you are, the more loving the beings within and around you. On all levels we are mutually dependent vibrations. Play a happy tune and happy dancers will join your trip." - From The Lazy Man's Guide to Enlightenment After serving in World War II, author Thaddeus Golas graduated from Columbia College in New York. He later moved to San Francisco, where he became involved in the activism and spiritual quests of the 1960s. He was an editor of Redbook magazine and a book representative for publisher Harper and Row.