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See below for a selection of the latest books from Christian life & practice category. Presented with a red border are the Christian life & practice books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Christian life & practice books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Love Revolution

The Love Revolution

Author: Joyce Meyer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

Jesus called it the Greatest Commandment: 'You shall love your neighbour as yourself ... do unto others as you would have them do unto you.' In her latest book, Joyce Meyer proposes that Christians do something revolutionary: actually practise love. The book is a hands-on guide to bringing to life the basic message of love that Christ taught. Meyer examines what will happen if we each decide to refuse to live only for ourselves and instead take on the challenges and problems of others. Meyer takes a global view in THE LOVE REVOLUTION, addressing such issues as *human trafficking *domestic violence *rape *poverty *child prostitution as well as providing ideas for ways in which we can participate in solutions to these world-wide crises. She also gets personal, discussing Biblical and psychological premises to help us practise what we preach on a daily basis.

Thy Will Be Done

Thy Will Be Done

Author: Stephen Cherry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

Lent is not a time for excess, either of food, or of religion. It is a time to rid ourselves of what the poet George Herbert calls 'passion', which is not a burning desire to do good or the emotional dimension of life in general, but what we today would call the sort of suffering caused by stress, tension or anxiety. Lent should be welcomed as a considered, slow and deep time, designed to generate a sense of spaciousness, and facilitate a deeper engagement with things that really matter. Jesus's sojourn in the wilderness was a time of fasting and restraint that led to a challenge which in turn led to clarity of purpose, resolution and focus. The point was not in the negativity of the experience, or the deprivations, but in the energy and the reorientation that resulted. Lent is a season when we can follow Jesus by pressing the 'pause' button, taking some time out, dealing with whatever then arises and praying for a new and deeper sense of clarity and purpose for our lives. The way to do this is not by adding to our tasks, complexifying our thinking or making an especially heroic effort, but by clearing our diaries and our minds, calming our hearts and our nerves, and simplifying all the practices of our faith - especially our prayer. This Lent book is intended to be a help and encouragement with prayer. It is not an expert's guide to techniques of prayer, nor is it a scholar's survey of prayer through the ages. Rather it is an invitation to deepen your relationship with the most well-known of all Christian prayers, the prayer that Jesus taught his disciples: the 'Lord's Prayer'.

Rhythms for Life Planner and Journal

Rhythms for Life Planner and Journal

Author: Rebekah Lyons Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2020

Anne Neilson's Angels

Anne Neilson's Angels

Author: Anne Neilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2020

Better Decisions, Fewer Regrets

Better Decisions, Fewer Regrets

Author: Andy Stanley Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2020

Take the Day Off

Take the Day Off

Author: Robert Morris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

Rest your mind, body, and spirit and focus on God's principles for keeping the Sabbath with this helpful guide from bestselling author Robert Morris. A constant stream of busyness can slowly wear away at us over time: physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Yet believers often forget that taking a day of rest is one of the Ten Commandments! When we don't give our minds and emotions a break, our will to make good choices can often become compromised. Resting is also important to those around you. If you have a weary soul, you can't pour yourself into others at home, work, or wherever you are. It's vital -- you must take the day off. In Take the Day Off, Pastor Morris explains why rest is central to your wellbeing, how to do it, and how helpful it can be. You will be inspired to experience true rest and make it a priority in the rhythm of your weekly schedule. Don't wait and delay God's blessings in your life. Start implementing the principle of rest in your life and you will see eternal benefits. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545}

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Author: John Bevere Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/11/2020

Beautifully Broken

Beautifully Broken

Author: Josh Wetzel, Paige Wetzel Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

Restore your faith in love and family with one Army wife's courageous story of how she helped her husband recuperate from losing both of his legs while serving in Afghanistan. Paige received the phone call that every military wife prays will never come. Her husband, Army Sergeant Josh Wetzel, stepped on an improvised explosive device while patrolling in Afghanistan. The blast resulted in the immediate loss of his legs. His survival was uncertain, and in the days to come, this traumatic incident began an unbelievable journey of faith for them as a couple. Paige's vulnerability as she struggles physically, emotionally, and spiritually, will remind you of the power of commitment and love in the face of adversity. You will discover the bravery and grit of a woman who stood behind the battle lines but faced a battle of her own to save her marriage and her family. As a military wife, Paige had to come to terms with the priorities of the military: God, Country, and then Family.

When Women Pray

When Women Pray

Author: T. D. Jakes Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

Find power in your prayer like never before with #1 New York Times bestselling author Bishop T.D. Jakes. In a time when women carry more influence than any other generation, the power of prayer has never been more important to remind us that we do not have to bear our crosses alone. We need prayer to stand guard over our hearts and minds and over the hearts and minds of our families. Women today are shattering glass ceilings and forging new paths in the world. What Happens When a Woman Prays is a clarion call for women to continue their progressive march of empowerment by dreaming like their daughters and praying like their grandmothers. Through exploring the lives of 10 prayer-filled women of the Bible, Bishop Jakes emphasizes the life-changing power that women have when they find their identity, their strength, their healing, and their voices in Christ.

God and Mammon

God and Mammon

Author: Lance Morrow Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

This book is about the partnership of God and Mammon in the New World--- about how Americans have made money and lost money, and about how they have thought about that obsessive and peculiarly American subject. Money is the basic American thing, the life's blood of the country. God and Mamon shows how the dynamics of money in its many dimensions (material, spiritual, cultural, psychological) worked to make America what it is. It traces the grand American binaries of Success and Failure to their theological origins in Calvinism's anxieties about Salvation and Damnation.

Seven Words of Christmas

Seven Words of Christmas

Author: Robert Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

Celebrate the true meaning of Christmas through the seven words God spoke to seven different people around the time of Christ's birth, bringing hope and change to our world for eternity. In Seven Words of Christmas, bestselling author and pastor Robert Morris explains each word of prophecy: an inspired utterance of a prophet, the words of God through man. He illustrates the story of Jesus surrounding the word, and applies the prophecy to our modern lives. Find the words of: Salvation through Zacharias, Favor through Mary, Blessing through Elizabeth, Guidance through Joseph, Joy through the Shepherds, Redemption through Anna, and Peace through Simeon. Even now, thousands of years later, the eternal Word of God has numerous applications to modern life. This Christmas, discover salvation, blessings, peace, and more with Pastor Morris.

Prayers After God's Own Heart

Prayers After God's Own Heart

Author: Robert Alan McArthur Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2020

This one-year daily devotional is an invitation--an invitation to come on a fresh and exciting adventure into the Word of God. It is an invitation to enter into a deeper, more intimate relationship with your Heavenly Father--the One who made you, and wants you, and loves you like no other. It is an invitation to enter into the peace, and joy, and protection, and provision, and purpose of an abundant life that can only be found by having a right relationship with the Father through Christ--a covenant relationship of surrender, trust and obedience. It is a call to live in Truth, and to allow that Truth to set you free to be everything that God has called you to be. God's Word has an answer to every situation and circumstance of your life, and this devotional explores many of those answers, as it moves you from fear to faith, from doubt to belief, from despair to hope, from darkness to light, from the lies of the enemy to the truth of God's unrelenting, unending, unfailing, and passionate love for you! Each day's devotion focuses on a particular passage from the Bible, and uses the truth found in the passage to offer a prayer for God's help in correctly understanding and rightly applying that truth to your life. As you move through the year, each new day will bring new insights into who God is and all that He has done for you. It will also reveal who you are in Christ--so you can courageously and confidently do all things that that He asks of you, knowing your strength is found in Him alone. This devotional will change your life--because you cannot come to knowledge of the Truth of the Word of God and not be changed. The way that you allow it to change your life will depend largely on the choices that you make when confronted with the Truth. Use this devotional to help you choose wisely God's very best path for you--and know that He always has your best interests at heart.