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Book Review: Shameless Persistence

Shameless Peristence:  Lessons From A Modern Miracle, by Sandra Bretting [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Adams PR Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] A large number of Americans believe in miracles and one of … Continue reading

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Teach Us To Understand The Sinfulness Of Our Own Hearts

“Teach us to understand the sinfulness of our own hearts, and bring to our knowledge every fault of temper and every evil habit in which we have indulged to the discomfort of our fellow-creatures, and the danger of our own … Continue reading

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Book Review: Into The Silent Land

Into The Silent Land:  A Guide To The Christian Practice Of Contemplation, by Martin Laird As someone who reads a great deal about the issue of contemplation and meditation, I have to say that this is the sort of book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Letters To Malcolm

Letters To Malcolm:  Chiefly On Prayer, by C.S. Lewis As someone who has read a lot of the writings of C.S. Lewis, this book is a fascinating one.  For one, it should be noted in deference to the author that … Continue reading

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What Keeps Us From The Goal Of Biblical Meditation?

As we have discussed, the goal of biblical meditation is to develop oneness with God.  We have also discussed where we begin, alienated from God through our own sins and our corrupt human nature.  Yet a great many people have … Continue reading

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An Introduction To The Biblical Meditation Project

If we think of the subject of meditation and how it is presented, we can imagine a set of concentric circles.  Among all the books one can find on the subject of meditation, or that deal with it as a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Prayer

Prayer:  Experiencing Awe And Intimacy With God, by Timothy Keller One of the occupational hazards of reading and reviewing a lot of books by Christian authors is the fact that there are a lot of books about very particular subjects.  … Continue reading

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On The Most Disagreeable Task Of The Song Leader

Quite frequently, I find myself leading songs for my local congregation.  This is, in general, a task I greatly enjoy.  As a person with some interest in liturgical matters, I tend to be interested in the order and structure of … Continue reading

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Book Review: With Christ In The School Of Prayer

With Christ In The School Of Prayer:  A 31-Day Study, by Andrew Murray [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book certainly lives up to its title.  It … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Essentials Of Prayer

The Essentials Of Prayer:  How Christians Ought To Pray, by E.M. Bounds [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] If there is anyone who would be qualified to write … Continue reading

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