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Suffering: Making Sense of Suffering

Suffering: Making Sense of Suffering

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Genre: Prayer
Tag: Suffering

Whether you are suffering physically, emotionally, or spiritually, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. Joni understands. After being a quadriplegic for more than 45 years, Joni knows where to go in the Bible to find practical encouragement. There is no easy answer when it comes to processing pain and suffering. But, Joni shows you how to stay encouraged and how to fix your eyes on the truth. She covers the 5 ways suffering can strengthen—not weaken—your walk with God and she shares the 10 key ways to make sense of suffering.

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Suffer Strong: How to Survive Anything by Redefining Everything

Suffer Strong: How to Survive Anything by Redefining Everything

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Genre: Prayer
Tag: Suffering

This book offers readers the bold invitation to trust a known God with an unknown future, as well as practical insights into surviving anything by redefining how we think about everything.

After miraculously surviving a near-fatal brainstem stroke at age 26, as told in their memoir, Hope Heals, life for Katherine and Jay Wolf changed forever - and so did the way they viewed God, the world, and themselves in it. There was no going back to normal after such a tragedy. Yet Katherine and Jay learned that suffering is not the end, but rather the beginning of a new story.

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Beyond Suffering Bible NLT: Where Struggles Seem Endless, God’s Hope Is Infinite

Beyond Suffering Bible NLT: Where Struggles Seem Endless, God’s Hope Is Infinite

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Genre: Prayer
Tag: Suffering

There is hardly a person who doesn’t know someone dealing with a disability, disease, chronic illness, or other form of personal suffering. The Beyond Suffering Bible is the first study Bible to directly address those who suffer and the people who love and care for them. Beyond Suffering Bible is filled with thousands of notes and features that invite readers into a conversation about suffering and its place in each person’s life. Each feature has been carefully created to provide readers with valuable information, meaningful encouragement, and challenging applications as they encounter God’s Word.

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Peacework: Prayer and Resistance and Community

Peacework: Prayer and Resistance and Community

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Genre: Prayer
Tag: Community

Henri Nouwen wrote this book twenty years ago as his personal response in a time of heightening Cold War tensions. Its publication now, in a new era of fear and violence, is particularly timely. On the one hand Peacework represents a passionate call to all Christians to embrace Jesus’ ethic of peacemaking as an “unconditional, unlimited, and uncompromising” demand. But Nouwen goes on to show that peacemaking is more than a matter of carrying placards or opposing war. It must begin with a life of prayer.

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Together in Prayer: Coming to God in Community

Together in Prayer: Coming to God in Community

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Genre: Prayer
Tag: Community

"Lord, teach us to pray," every small group, from Jesus' to yours, has asked. Prayer is intimidating--what do you say to the God of the universe? How do you listen to Someone you can't see? Add other voices to the mix and prayer becomes downright scary--one more opportunity to feel like an idiot in front of your small group, or one more opportunity to highlight the differences between you. And yet prayer is a gift from God to all of us, and group prayer binds us to one another in ways that no other activity can.

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Following Jesus: Finding Our Way Home in an Age of Anxiety

Following Jesus: Finding Our Way Home in an Age of Anxiety

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Genre: Prayer
Tag: Anxiety

At one of the lowest points in Henri Nouwen’s life, he gave a series of lectures on the importance of following Jesus in an age of anxiety. Drawn from those talks, this new work reveals what sustained Nouwen to remain faithful to the teachings of Jesus and led him to become an icon of compassion and vulnerability.

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A Little Book of Healing Prayer

A Little Book of Healing Prayer

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Genre: Prayer
Tag: Grief

All prayer is concerned with healing in its fullest sense, as whenever we pray, we open ourselves to receive God’s transforming love. When we pray for others, we are offering ourselves as channels for that same healing love. The prayers in this exquisite collection recognize that each of us is bruised, weary, or hurt in some way, and that strong or weak, we stand alongside each other in our common need of God’s forgiveness and love.

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Bread for the Journey: A Daybook Of Wisdom And Faith

Bread for the Journey: A Daybook Of Wisdom And Faith

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Genre: Prayer
Tag: Devotional

This daybook of totally new reflections, Henri suddenly found himself on "a true spiritual adventure." For in these 366 original, interlocking morsels of daily wisdom, Nouwen provides both sustenance and a trail for us to follow, as he unveils, to his own surprise, his personal map of faith. From the delicate interplay of human experience to the surrender to Christ and the embrace of Christian community, that journey of Christian spirituality is explored and celebrated here in each eloquent, thought and passage.

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