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Humility: The Beauty of Holiness

A Treaties on an Underappreciated Virtue Author: Andrew Murray In this short (around 50 pages) booklet, Andrew Murray deep dives into the most overlooked (and least liked) Christlike attribute of humility. He first starts by defining humility – what it is, where it comes into play in our lives and our faiths, and why it is ultimately beautiful and freeing. Humility does not cancel out our personalities, it perfects them, bathes them in the glow of Christ, and helps us to become more of what we are, not less. Next, Murray gives us some examples of how Jesus showed humility, how [...]

2024-03-26T19:10:35-07:00March 26th, 2024|Tags: , , , , , |

Fortune Teller’s Prophecy, The

From Chaos to Calling Author: Lally Pia As a child, a Sri Lankan priest foretold that Lally would be “a doctor of doctors.” The prophecy was a troublesome one, half burden and half embarrassment. Add to this the stress of being the oldest child, the one with the dubious honor of being the first to set an example, to make something of herself, to follow the rules of culture and the rules for a woman. From the beginning of The Fortune Teller’s Prophecy, Lally’s path hardly seemed star studded. If anything, her destiny appeared to be one of frustration and bad [...]

2024-03-11T08:33:19-07:00March 10th, 2024|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Praying the Bible

An Effective Way to Reenergize Your Prayer Life Author: Donald S. Whitney Praying the Bible is a simple, straight-forward book about a complicated, multi-faceted topic. While the Bible tells Christians to pray without ceasing, and some of the bastions of our faith seemed to do this effortlessly (like the Apostal Paul), the rest of us are left in a rut. We know we should be better. We should want to pray, and our prayers should be more dynamic than, as Whitney notes, “saying the same old things about the same old things,” but honestly, they’re not. Prayer is the proverbial elephant [...]

2024-02-25T12:38:13-07:00February 25th, 2024|Tags: , , , , , , , |
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