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Ortberg – Love beyond reason

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Author Ortberg, John.
Title Love beyond reason : moving God’s love from your head to your heart / John Ortberg.
Published Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan Pub., c1998.
Description 221 p. ; 22 cm.
Note “Willow Creek Resources.”
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary  Discover the God you’ve longed to encounter; a Father head-over-heels in love with you, his child, and intensely committed to your highest joy.  Ortberg takes you to the very core of God’s being to discover a burning, passionate love that gives, and gives, and gives.  He explores the life-changing ways this love has expressed itself through Jesus.  And he shows how you, like Jesus, can love your mate, your family, your friends, and the world around you with the same practical, transforming love.
Subjects (Topics) Love — Religious aspects — Christianity.
God — Love.
God — Worship and love.
Christian life.
ISBN 0310234492 (pbk.)

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Lawrence – Practice of the presence of God with spiritual maxims

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Author:     Lawrence, of the Resurrection Brother
Title:          The practice of the presence of God : with Spiritual maxims
Publisher:  Fleming H. Revell c 1958, 1967
Edition:     21st Printing, 2006 :112 pages

Series Title: Spire books.

Summary:     Brother Lawrence, a 16th century Carmelite monk, learned the secret of daily, moment by moment fellowship with God. This edition includes his Spiritual Maxims, biographical material, and the familiar letters and conversations.

ISBN: 0800785991  9780800785994

Subjects:    Spiritual life — Catholic Church.
Christian life — Catholic authors

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Stanley – How good is good enough?

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Author: Stanley, Andy
Title: How good is good enough? / Andy Stanley
Published: Sisters, Or. : Multnomah Publishers, c2003
Description: 94 p. ; 17 cm
Series: Lifechange books
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 93)
Summary: Find out now what’s wrong with the most popular theory about heaven — and what it really takes to get there.
Subjects (Topics): Christian life
ISBN: 1590522745

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Goodman – You’re Late Again, Lord!

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Personal Author: Goodman, Karon Phillips.

Title:You’re late again, Lord! : the impatient woman’s guide to God’s timing
Publication Information: Uhrichsville, OH : Barbour Books, c2002.
Physical Description: 207 p. ; 17 cm.
ISBN: 9781586604103
Summary: With a witty, tongue-in-cheek style, the insights in this book are sure to hit home with any woman who has found herself questioning the Lord’s timing. The reader is encouraged to be willing to wait for the Lord’s timing and to spend that ‘waiting time’ purposefully by deepening her relationship with the Lord.
Table of Contents:
Introduction p. 9
Part 1 The Highly Overrated Virtue of Patience p. 13
Part 2 Gathering Your Tools p. 55
Part 3 Knowing Who You Are p. 87
Part 4 Rediscovering the Guidance That’s Hidden by Doubt p. 117
Part 5 Rediscovering the Courage That’s Hidden by Fear p. 145
Part 6 Rediscovering the Peace That’s Hidden by Worry p. 169
Part 7 When the Waiting Is Over p. 193

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Lawrence – Practice of the presence of God

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Personal Author:
Lawrence, of the Resurrection, Brother, 1611-1691.
Title:
The practice of the presence of God with Spiritual maxims / Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection ; translated by Donald Attwater ; introduction by Dorothy Day.
Publication info:
Grand Rapids: Spire Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 1967, c1958.
Physical description:
112 p.
Summary:
Conversations, letters, and teachings of the seventeenth-century French Carmelite brother who achieved profound intimacy with God through simple everyday activities in this classic Christian devotional work.
Subject term:
Christian life–Catholic authors.
ISBN:

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Meyer – Secrets to exceptional living

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Personal Author:
Meyer, Joyce.
Title:
Secrets to exceptional living : transforming your life through the fruit of the spirit / by Joyce Meyer.
Publication info:
Tulsa, OK : Harrison House, c2002.
Physical description:
234 p. ; 10 cm.
Contents:
  • Introduction: A More Excellent Way of Living
  • Part 1 Known by Our Fruit  
  • The Good Fruit Will Keep You Where the Gifts Take You
  • Motivated by Our Gifts
  • Motivated (a Little Too Much) by the Gifts
  • Bearing Good Fruit from the Inside Out
  • Inspecting Fruit and Discerning Deception
  • Fruit for the Good Times and in Reserve for Other Times
  • Part 2 Developing the Fruit  
  • Love–You Have It in You
  • Faithfulness–Never Giving Up
  • Goodness–Going About Doing Good
  • Patience–Lacking Nothing
  • Kindness–Easy to Get Along With
  • Peace–Keeping It
  • Humility–Strength under Control
  • Joy–You Can Handle Anything When You Have This
  • Self-Control–Making the Right Choices
  • Conclusion
  • Prayer for a Personal Relationship with the Lord
  • Endnotes
Subject term:
Conduct of life.
Subject term:
Spiritual life.
Subject term:
Self-realization–Religious aspects.
ISBN:
1577944542

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Stanley – How good is good enough?

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Author     Stanley, Andy
Title     How good is good enough? / Andy Stanley
Published     Sisters, Or. : Multnomah Publishers, c2003
Description     94 p. ; 17 cm
Series     Lifechange books
Bibliography     Includes bibliographical references (p. 93)
Subjects (Topics)     Christian life
ISBN     1590522745

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