A Matter of Faith
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Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing by Caroline Myss
Myss, a medical intuitive, motivates people to cure their bodies through spiritual healing. Myss draws on principles from three major religions to present her program to patients.
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Angels by Billy Graham
The world-famous clergyman suggests that angels have a more important place in the Bible than the devil or his demons. Graham also believes that angels are sent by God to watch over and protect his people.
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As the Towers Fell: Stories of Unshakable Faith on 9-11 by Lisa Chilson-Rose
Tells the personal stories of twenty-four Christians who experienced the terrorist attacks on New York City on September 11, 2001. Some survived, others perished, and more assisted in the recovery efforts. According to their testimony or that of family and friends, all shared a close relationship with God.
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Be Happy You are Loved by Robert Schuller
Dr. Schuller, the minister of the popular television program 'The Hour of Power,' counsels that 'a life of happiness is found on the train called love.' He says that it can be boarded at any of three stations--love of self, neighbor, and God--but one must continue for the entire trip to reap the promised benefits.
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Beyond Jabez by Bruce Wilkinson
This companion to Prayer of Jabez (RC 52284) discusses in greater detail the steps to take in making Jabez's petition to God a part of daily life. Also includes readers' accounts of the ways their lives have been enriched by the prayer.
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Beyond Our Selves by Catherine Marshall
The widow of Presbyterian minister Peter Marshall relates her conviction that nothing is hopeless if only man yields his will to God. Citing some autobiographical material and many case histories, Marshall emphasizes the power of spiritual healing.
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Can You Stand to Be Blessed? by T. D. Jakes
Bishop Jakes offers biblical insight into understanding God's plan. Expresses belief that through prayer individuals can survive the peaks and valleys of life and gain the patience needed to be prepared to serve God.
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: 101 Stories to Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirit by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen
A collection of true stories, poems, and several checklists that readers might use to help them through bad times. The seven sections include love, parenting, living your dream, and overcoming obstacles. They include works by Bennet Cerf, Art Buchwald, Robert Fulghum, and Theodore Roosevelt. Chicken Soup series.
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Come Thirsty by Max Lucado
Minister and author of numerous books on religious topics offers his program for hydrating your soul. The plan describes four essential actions: accept God's work, rely on God's energy, trust God's leadership, and receive God's love. Includes a reader's guide with related Bible passages and questions for discussion groups.
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Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue, Book 1 by Neale Donald Walsch
Walsch states that in the spring of 1992, "God began talking with you. Through me." Here he discusses with God people's questions about marriage and family, health, money, power, and the hereafter. Prequel to Conversations with God, Book 2 (RC 44644).
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Don't Stop Laughing Now! Stories to Tickle Your Funny Bone and Strengthen Your Faith by Ann Spangler
Seventy-eight stories, poems, jokes, and real-life anecdotes composed by women and men of faith, among them Martha Bolton, Patsy Clairmont, Ken Davis, Shari MacDonald, Barbara Johnson, Mark Lowry, and Dave Barry. Topics include kids, marriage, money, eating, vacationing, illness, and shopping.
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Embraced by the Light by Betty J. Eadie and Curtis Taylor.
At 31, Eadie, who was declared dead during a childhood illness, also had a near death episode while hospitalized after a hysterectomy. Her memories include meeting with Jesus Christ and being advised by him and angels. She remembers feeling reluctant to return to earth upon being told she had been taken prematurely. She also recalls a visitation by demons. She describes changes in her life since the experience.
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Heaven by Randy Alcorn
Pastor, noted Christian speaker, and founder of a nonprofit ministry presents his vision of the afterlife based on biblical scripture. Depicts heaven as a "new earth" free from suffering and filled with God's presence. Theological discussions offer answers to questions about the realm's structure, atmosphere, daily happenings, and more.
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How to Hear from God: Learn to Know His Voice and Make Right Decisions by Joyce Meyer
Bible teacher uses scripture and examples from her own ministry to explain how to develop sensitivity to God's communication through supernatural revelation, the "inner witness," and nature. Contends that rote religious activity, unforgiveness, and legalismcan hinder the fulfillment of God's plan and suggests ways to protect against negativity.
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Lessons I Learned in the Dark by Jennifer Rothschild
Christian inspirational speaker and singer, who lost her eyesight in high school due to retinitis pigmentosa, emphasizes the importance of spiritual beliefs in overcoming personal problems. Rothschild describes her first and greatest lesson, learned from God: "Even when it is not well with our circumstances, it can be well with our souls."
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Light in My Darkness by Helen Keller
Keller describes the influence that the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg had on her life from the age of sixteen. Keller wrote some of the passages as early as 1903. This edition includes an introduction by Norman Vincent Peale.
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Mending Your Heart in a Broken World: Finding Comfort in the Scriptures by Patsy Clairmont
Instructions on using the Bible, specifically the Book of Nehemiah, to recover from pain and loss. The author includes examples from her own life for inspiration.
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Why? Trusting God When You Don't Understand by Anne Graham Lotz
Daughter of evangelist preacher Billy Graham offers a guide to using faith to triumph over crisis, based on the story of Lazarus's death in the Book of John. Selects lessons from scripture and her own life to help those struggling to make sense of injustice, suffering, and death.
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Yesterday I Cried: Celebrating the Lessons of Living and Loving by Iyanla Vanzant
An empowerment specialist and ordained minister, Vanzant offers help in turning painful situations into learning experiences. She discusses the various pains she has endured and the fact that crying about them can allow healing to begin. She encourages celebrating life each and every day.
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Your Best Life Now: Seven Steps to Living at Your Full Potential by Joel Osteen
Christian minister's advice on finding personal fulfillment. Discusses seven steps to produce change: enlarge your vision, develop a healthy self-image, discover the power of your thoughts and words, let go of the past, find strength through adversity, live to give, and choose to be happy.
Download Your Best Life Now: Seven Steps to Living at Your Full Potential, DB59330