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When God Had a Wife: The Fall and Rise of the Sacred Feminine in the Judeo-Christian Tradition Audiobook

When God Had a Wife: The Fall and Rise of the Sacred Feminine in the Judeo-Christian Tradition

Author: Clive Prince, Lynn Picknett Narrator: Theresa Widmann Release Date: January 2020

Reveals the tradition of goddess worship in early Judaism and how Jesus attempted to restore the feminine side of the faith • Provides historical and archaeological evidence for an earlier form of Hebrew worship with both male and female gods, including a 20th-century discovery of a Hebrew temple dedicated to both Yahweh and the warrior goddess Anat • Explores the Hebrew pantheon of goddesses, including Yahweh's wife, Asherah, goddess of fertility and childbirth • Shows how both Jesus and his great rival Simon Magus were attempting to restore the ancient, goddess-worshipping religion of the Israelites Despite what Jews and Christians--and indeed most people--believe, the ancient Israelites venerated several deities besides the Old Testament god Yahweh, including the goddess Asherah, Yahweh's wife, who was worshipped openly in the Jerusalem Temple. After the reforms of King Josiah and Prophet Jeremiah, the religion recognized Yahweh alone, and history was rewritten to make it appear that it had always been that way. The worship of Asherah and other goddesses was now heresy, and so the status of women was downgraded and they were blamed for God's wrath. However, as Lynn Picknett and Clive Prince reveal, the spiritual legacy of the Jewish goddesses and the Sacred Feminine lives on. Drawing on historical research, they examine how goddess worship thrived in early Judaism and included a pantheon of goddesses. They share new evidence for an earlier form of Hebrew worship that prayed to both male and female gods, including a 20th-century archaeological discovery of a Hebrew temple dedicated to both Yahweh and the goddess Anat. Uncovering the Sacred Feminine in early Christianity, the authors show how, in the first century AD, both Jesus and his great rival, Simon Magus, were attempting to restore the goddess-worshipping religion of the Israelites. The authors reveal how both men accorded great honor to the women they adored and who traveled with them as priestesses, Jesus's Mary Magdalene and Simon's Helen. But, as had happened centuries before, the Church rewrote history to erase the feminine side of the faith, deliberately ignoring Jesus's real message and again condemning women to marginalization and worse. Providing all the necessary evidence to restore the goddess to both Judaism and Christianity, Picknett and Prince expose the disastrous consequences of the suppression of the feminine from these two great religions and reveal how we have been collectively and instinctively craving the return of the Sacred Feminine for millennia.

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I've Seen the End of You: A Neurosurgeon's Look at Faith, Doubt, and the Things We Think We Know Audiobook

I've Seen the End of You: A Neurosurgeon's Look at Faith, Doubt, and the Things We Think We Know

Author: W. Lee Warren, M.D. Narrator: W. Lee Warren, M.D. Release Date: January 2020

This gripping inspirational memoir grapples with the tension between faith and science-and between death and hope-as a seasoned neurosurgeon faces insurmountable odds and grief both in the office and at home. "Beautiful, haunting, powerful . . ."-Daniel G. Amen, MD Dr. W. Lee Warren, a practicing brain surgeon, assumed he knew most outcomes for people with glioblastoma, head injuries, and other health-care problems. Yet even as he tried to give patients hope, his own heart would sink as he realized, I've seen the end of you. But it became far more personal when the acclaimed doctor experienced an unimaginable family tragedy. That's when he reached the end of himself. Page-turning medical stories serve as the backdrop for a raw, honest look at how we can remain on solid ground when everything goes wrong and how we can find light in the darkest hours of life. I've Seen the End of You is the rare book that offers tender empathy and tangible hope for those who are suffering. No matter what you're facing, this doesn't have to be the end. Even when nothing seems to makes sense, God can transform your circumstances and your life. And he can offer a new beginning.

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The Handwriting on the Wall: Secrets from the Prophecies of Daniel Audiobook

The Handwriting on the Wall: Secrets from the Prophecies of Daniel

Author: David Jeremiah Narrator: Tommy Cresswell Release Date: January 2020

Bestselling author Dr. David Jeremiah explores the book of Daniel, finding comfort in God's specific and powerful promises for the future. The book of Daniel offers some of the most vivid and descriptive portions of prophecy in all of God's Word. And through the instruction of world-renowned Bible teacher Dr. Jeremiah, Daniel's visions come alive like never before. In The Handwriting on the Wall, Dr. Jeremiah uses his clear and approachable style to help readers see Daniel's incredible accuracy in prophesying about events in human history that have already come true,find comfort in God's specific and powerful promises for the future,place their trust in the reliability of God's Word rather than the instability of today's headlines,be assured that evil is on a leash and God is in control,and much more.For Christians of every generation, understanding the truth of biblical prophecy offers confidence and hope for the future. But that's not all-to know the book of Daniel is to open a pathway for dynamic, faithful living today.

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Jesús: El Dios que sabe tu nombre (Jesus, Spanish Edition) Audiobook

Jesús: El Dios que sabe tu nombre (Jesus, Spanish Edition)

Author: Max Lucado Narrator: Johnny Pena Release Date: January 2020

En este trabajo seminal, el amado pastor y autor de gran éxito Max Lucado explora la vida y el carácter de Jesús, ahora con contenido inédito. El Dios del universo sabe tu nombre. Ha caminado por tus calles. Jesús. Quizás hayas oído hablar de él, lo hayas estudiado o le hayas orado. ¿Pero lo conoces? Esta es la pregunta que Max plantea al lector. Dividido en seis secciones (Emmanuel, Amigo, Maestro, Trabajador de milagros, Cordero de Dios, Rey que regresa), cada uno con varios capítulos, este libro no solo describe a la persona de Jesús, sino que también se zambulle en el corazón de Jesús hacia el lector. Al explorar la vida, la muerte y la resurrección de Jesús, así como detalles específicos: como la forma en que interactuó con sus amigos y enemigos, lo que hizo con su tiempo solo, cómo actuó en una fiesta, etc. esta compilación de Max Lucado, ahora con contenido original nunca visto, Max les da a los lectores la oportunidad de familiarizarse con el hombre que está en el centro de la historia más grandiosa jamás contada. Al aprender más acerca de la persona que Jesús fue y es, el lector entenderá más claramente a la persona para la cual fue creado. Max escribe: «No te conformes con una mirada superficial o una comprensión superficial. Mira mucho al corazón de Cristo y lo verás. Gracia y vida. El perdón del pecado. La derrota de la muerte. Esta es la esperanza que él da. Esta es la esperanza que necesitamos».

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She Laughs: Choosing Faith Over Fear Audiobook

She Laughs: Choosing Faith Over Fear

Author: Carolanne Miljavac Narrator: Carolanne Miljavac Release Date: January 2020

In the face of..Poverty, Grief, Brokenness, Disaster, Hopeless Situations.  Life's Struggles.  SHE LAUGHS!  Readers will join social media star and author CA Miljavac on a journey of joy in this relatable read.  CA Believes with all her heart that laughter is a gift, providing a sliver of distraction from life's struggles...relief when you need rescuing...hope in the midst of hardship.  Though her life has been dotted with disaster, it's through laughter that she found the strength and courage to persevere...joy for the journey.  And she'll help women of all ages discover the ways laughter can carry them through their very own painful situations.

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The Naked Now: Learning To See As the Mystics See Audiobook

The Naked Now: Learning To See As the Mystics See

Author: Richard Rohr Narrator: Rick Adamson Release Date: January 2020

The enlightenment you seek in other religions has been present in Christianity from the beginning. Richard Rohr, a global leader in spiritual awakening, helps you recognize the forces (such as ego resistance and dual thinking) that separate you from your deeper self. Then, drawing from Gospels and the greatest Christian contemplatives, he shows you what it means to be spiritually awake. You will learn why your ego resists change and growth, what is useful about popular ideas such as the law of attraction, what Jesus, the first mythical leader in the West, can teach you, and how you can enhance spiritual awareness without sacrificing reason.

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Longing for Revival: From Holy Discontent to Breakthrough Faith Audiobook

Longing for Revival: From Holy Discontent to Breakthrough Faith

Author: James Choung, Ryan Pheiffer Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: January 2020

Revival begins with God. But it's lived out through us. While we can't determine how God will act, we can be expectant and anticipate his work. And revivals are not just experienced-they can be led. James Choung and Ryan Pfeiffer have seen revival in their own ministries, with remarkable transformation in both individuals and communities. They unpack what revival looks like, how Christians can anticipate it, and how they can experience it in their own lives and in larger movements. They provide a model of revival leadership for Christians who want to facilitate and spread revival in their contexts, with implications for evangelism, mission, and growth. We all need a spiritual breakthrough. Discover what revival can look like for you and those around you.

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Killing a Messiah: A Novel Audiobook

Killing a Messiah: A Novel

Author: Adam Winn Narrator: James Anderson Foster Release Date: January 2020

As Passover approaches, the city of Jerusalem is a political tinderbox. Judah, a resistance leader, plots to overthrow the Roman occupation. Eleazar and his father, the high priest Caiaphas, seek peace in the city at all costs. Pilate, the Roman governor, maneuvers to keep order (and his own hold on power). Caleb, a shopkeeper, is reluctantly caught up in the intrigue. When rumors start spreading about the popular prophet Jesus, hailed by many as the Messiah, Roman and Jewish leaders alike fear unrest and violence during the upcoming festival. Then, in the midst of this tension, unexpected alliances emerge. In Killing a Messiah, New Testament scholar Adam Winn weaves together stories of historical and fictional characters in a fresh reimagining of the events leading up to Jesus's execution. Based on what we know of the first-century context, Winn's narrative offers compelling explanations for gaps in the Gospel accounts. The social, political, and religious realities of Jesus's world come to life and shed new light on our reading of the biblical texts. In a city full of political entanglements, espionage, and competing interests, the blame for the crucifixion is complex and can't land on just a single party. It takes more than one to kill a messiah.

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The Seamless Life: A Tapestry of Love and Learning, Worship and Work Audiobook

The Seamless Life: A Tapestry of Love and Learning, Worship and Work

Author: Steven Garber Narrator: Kirby Heyborne Release Date: January 2020

We all want to make sense of life, of who we are and why we are, and to know that what we do day in and day out means something. We want it to matter. But the daily demands-work, eat, sleep, repeat-often lead to a life that feels void of meaning and disjointed from our deepest beliefs about faith, hope, and love. But what if we began to see all we are and all we do-our work, our play, our relationships, our worship, our loves-as significant to God and to what God is doing in the world? In these essays Steven Garber challenges us to move beyond our fragmented sense of reality, and to view life differently. Once we discover that there is no chasm between heaven and earth, and begin to see the truest truths of the universe woven into the very meaning of life and labor, of learning and liturgy, we are able to understand the coherence between the work of God and our lives in the world. This is the seamless life-to recognize the hand of God and the handiwork of God right in the middle of our ordinary lives. To see all of life as sacred.

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Try Softer: A Fresh Approach to Move Us out of Anxiety, Stress, and Survival Mode-and into a Life of Audiobook

Try Softer: A Fresh Approach to Move Us out of Anxiety, Stress, and Survival Mode-and into a Life of

Author: Aundi Kolber Narrator: Aundi Kolber Release Date: January 2020

In a world that preaches a 'try harder' gospel-just keep going, keep hustling, keep pretending we're all fine-we're left exhausted, overwhelmed, and so numb to our lives. If we're honest, we've been overfunctioning for so long, we can't even imagine another way. How else will things get done? How else will we survive? It doesn't have to be this way. Aundi Kolber believes that we don't have to white-knuckle our way through life. In her debut book, Try Softer, she'll show us how God specifically designed our bodies and minds to work together to process our stories and work through obstacles. Through the latest psychology, practical clinical exercises, and her own personal story, Aundi equips and empowers us to connect us to our truest self and truly live. This is the 'try softer' life. In Try Softer, you'll learn how to: know and set emotional and relational boundaries; make sense of the difficult experiences you've had; identify your attachment style-and how that affects your relationships today; move through emotions rather than get stuck by them; and grow in self-compassion and talk back to your inner critic. Trying softer is sacred work. And while it won't be perfect or easy, it will be worth it. Because this is what we were made for: a living, breathing, moving, feeling, connected, beautifully incarnational life.

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Does God Really Like Me?: Discovering The God Who Wants To Be With Us Audiobook

Does God Really Like Me?: Discovering The God Who Wants To Be With Us

Author: Cyd Holsclaw, Geoff Holsclaw Narrator: Jim Denison, Susan Hanfield Release Date: January 2020

'I guess I believe that God loves me. But does he like me?' We all know what it's like to feel overlooked, disconnected, and ashamed. We might believe in God's love in the abstract, but we often live our lives without experiencing it in any deep or lasting way. Pastors Cyd and Geoff Holsclaw understand this-indeed, they've felt it themselves. In this warm, engaging book, they explain from the story of Scripture that God not only likes us and wants to be with us, he also wants to work through us to bless the whole world. Filled with personal stories and simple, clear teaching from the Bible, Does God Really Like Me? applies the good news of the gospel to the shame and disconnection that we all experience in our everyday lives. God wants to be with us-we belong in his presence. And from that place of belonging, we can bless the whole world with the message of God's love.

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Saints: Becoming More Than 'Christians' Audiobook

Saints: Becoming More Than 'Christians'

Author: Addison D. Bevere Narrator: Addison D. Bevere Release Date: January 2020

The Bible uses the word Christian to describe followers of Jesus a grand total of three times. But there's another identifier that fills the pages of the New Testament-a word we've mistakenly reserved for the halo-wearing elite, losing something profound in the process. Saints. Wrapped in this ancient word is a divine invitation to discover who God created you to be and awaken to the life you were meant to know. Using Scripture and stories from his own experience, Addison Bevere makes a compelling case that the life you desire is found in the mystery of this sacred identity. If you want to exchange lifeless religion for the wonder of following Jesus, this book will spur you onward in your journey.

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