One Miracle After Another

Author: Greg Budd

Publisher: Review and Herald Pub Assoc

ISBN: 0828024960

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 160

View: 5971

Pavel Goia knew when he was 5 years old that God had called him to speak for Him. Yet by the time Pavel reached his teens, having a good time with friends was far more important to him than his familys religion. And communist Romania wasnt exactly friendly to Christians.But God got his attention one fateful night, and his life took that proverbial U-turn. Pavel made a covenant with God, and his dedication to that covenant was tested almost immediately. But he stayed true, and miracle after miracle followed in behalf of this one young man who trusted every aspect of his life completely to God.

One Miracle After Another

Author: Jacqueline Kosednar

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595148514

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 316

View: 3830

Ordinary life is suddenly shattered for an Alaskan family as a trip to a clinic reveals that nine-year-old Toby Wood doesn't have the flu but a form of childhood cancer called Acute Lyphoblastic Leukemia. After 31 months of standard medical treatment, including chemotherapy, Toby and his family are introduced to the world of alternative healing. The race against time quickly becomes a high-powered, spiritual journey: finding a cure for Toby. Embracing the spirit of the warrior in all its attributes of courage, compassion, discipline, intelligence and self-knowledge, Toby faces some of the biggest challenges of our time: cancer, healing and the medical establishment. Toby helps to pioneer the holistic health movement as he teaches healers how to heal and medical doctors that there are many non-toxic remedies more effective than drugs. Toby's story demonstrates the power of prayer to produce physical results and that all things are possible to those who believe. Anyone who has ever heard the "still small voice within" will find resonance in Toby's story. If you or a loved one have a terminal illness, are battling any physical condition, or are seeking a cure beyond the medical paradigm, this book will put a song of hope in your heart.

Miracles All Around Me

Author: Marsha Burris


ISBN: 0991444329

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 366

View: 1645

In Miracles All Around Me ? The Unexpected Gifts of My Mother's Alzheimer's, the author choronicles her role as primary caregiver to her mother who struggled with early onset Alzheimer's the final decade of her life while also confronting the challenges of her father's stroke and her brother's suicide. Help and guidance appeared along the way and surprisingly revealed silver linings to the dark clouds of emotional pain that is involved in end-of-life issues. This is a candid, gritty, and often witty account of negotiating nursing homes, hospice, funeral homes, doctors, lawyers, the Veterans Administration and Social Security. Marsha Burris? array of experiences prompted an interest in Reiki and other alternative medicine approaches and produced a growth in the maturity of her spirituality.

The Miracles

Author: Simon J. Kistemaker

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 9781441201386

Category: Religion

Page: 256

View: 8836

Most Christians know the stories of Jesus healing people and controlling nature, but many are less sure why Jesus did these things or how they relate to their lives today. Theologian, professor, and author Simon J. Kistemaker carefully examines each of Jesus's miracles. He lays out the cultural background, explains symbolism and Old Testament connections, and fleshes out the details of each story. Each chapter also includes a section focused on how the miracle relates to the life of the modern follower of Jesus. Kistemaker's scholarly attention to detail coupled with accessible explanations and application will make this book valuable to everyone from lay readers to pastors looking for sermon material.

Enduring Miracles

Author: Afton Zapata

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1434348776

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 344

View: 1985

The trials and tribulations of the author's husband, who contracted Valley Fever and the effects of the disease on their family and faith.

Santa Miracles

Author: Brad Steiger,Sherry Hansen Steiger

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440513538

Category: Religion

Page: 256

View: 6840

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus! In this heartfelt collection of real-life Santa stories, Christmas lovers will learn that the jolly old elf is alive and well and still performing miracles that reflect the spirit of the season this and every Christmas. Inside you will meet such inspiring Santa Clauses as: Raleigh, the mailman, who every Christmas, donned a Santa suit to distribute gifts of toys and food to the poor families in "shanty town," because they were too proud to accept charity from someone they knew Bill, the juvenile delinquent sentenced by the judge to play Santa and distribute gifts to the children at a local orphanage—who in the process discovered the true spirit of Christmas Robert, who kept an old man from being mugged one cold December night, only to recognize him later over coffee as the local department store Santa who had brightened his childhood Christmases Not even Scrooge himself could resist these touching yuletide stories of cheer, hope, and love. If you love Christmas, you'll love this book!

A Concise Guide to Reading the New Testament

Author: David R. Nienhuis

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 1493412981

Category: Religion

Page: 208

View: 4619

The New Testament came together, and comes to us, not as a randomly sorted set of individual books but as a definitely shaped and ordered whole. This concise, theological introduction to the New Testament sheds light on the interpretive significance of the canon's structure and sequence and articulates how the final shape of the canon is formative for Christian discipleship. Providing an essential overview often missing from New Testament books and courses, this book will serve as an accessible supplement to any New Testament or Bible introduction textbook.

The Daily Thought Shaker ®, Volume Ii

Author: David George

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 166420783X

Category: Religion

Page: 398

View: 5110

Ever wish for something to challenge your thinking? How about a fresh approach to applications of Biblical truth? As with the first volume, The Daily Thought Shaker® Volume II is a collection of devotions that adhere to the truth of God’s Word while employing humor and critical thinking. Whether you prefer beginning or ending your day with a new thought about how God wants you to live, this book can help. A random sample of the titles includes: “Safe Sex” (March 1), “Unused Gift Cards” (December 26), “WWJD? Well, WDJD?” (January 26), “Rules for Fighting Fair” (September 23), and “It’s Difficult to Over Pray” (September 24). Like its companion first volume, it will cause you go deeper in your thinking about and application of Biblical truth in your daily life.

What the Bible Really Says about That...!

Author: Robert L. Kramer

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 160647023X

Category: Religion

Page: 240

View: 5410

ARE YOU SURE YOU KNOW? What the Bible really says-about some of the most IMPORTANT & CONTROVERSIAL subjects. Was the world created in six days? Is sex a tolerated, tainted activity? What is the image of God? Did Enoch and Elijah never die? Was I born a sinner or saint? Is Saturday or Sunday the required holy day? How did an evil Satan get into God's good world? Once saved, does it really matter how I live? Am I an adopted child of God or born into His family? Is my soul immortal and will sinners face eternal torture or eternal death in Hell? Read this clarifying, scholarly, but easy to read, study of some controversial doctrines and difficult Bible texts. Discover that what the Bible actually says about these subjects is more exciting and freeing than the traditional lore and faulty interpretations men have taught. The writer, Rev. Robert L. Kramer, is a graduate of Moravian College and received his theological training at the Evangelical Seminary, Reading, PA and Moravian Theological Seminary, Bethlehem, PA. He had been a pastor for 45 years in the Evangelical Congregational Church and had written Sunday School lessons for the denominational Sunday School quarterly and articles for the church paper. The United Evangelical. He had served as secretary and then president of the Christian Educational Society of the Evangelical Congregational Church. Upon retirement from the pastorate he was urged by his District Superintendent to pursue means to preserve and share his teachings with the Christian community at large. To that end he began to write and mail a bi-monthly periodical, Second Thoughts, which he has done for 14 years. He has served as the Bible teacher in camp meetings in Pennsylvania and has held prophecy conferences in Pennsylvania and Texas.