Every Christian to know greater fulfillment in his or her prayer life. That’s natural—as God’s children, we should yearn to draw closer to our Father and commune more intimately with Him. This book is filled with weekly inspiration that will greatly enrich your prayer life. You’ll find your prayers becoming more focused, more powerful, more God-centered in ways that are truly life-changing. This collection is comprised of prayers lifted up to God by John MacArthur on the Lord’s Day. They speak of God’s majesty and His wonderful love and care, and make transparent the deepest longings of the human heart. Through these prayers you’ll find yourself lifted up...in true worship, praise, and thanksgiving. “We need to pray more; we need to give more careful thought to the content of our prayers; and we need to spend more time preparing our hearts and our tongues for prayer. It is with that in mind that I offer this book.” —John MacArthur
A collection of prayers and suggested Old Testament, Psalms and New Testament passages for each special day or season during the year. These prayers are organized in three sections that include: Prayers for Holy Days and Seasons; Prayers for Civic Holidays; and Prayers for Special Days in the Church Year.
A fresh look at a famous prayer “There is inherent in this prayer all the strength and compassion of our Father in heaven. There moves through it a beauty and a serenity which no mortal man can fully explain. It reassures our hearts, strengthens our resolve, and leads us into personal contact with God, our Father.” In this moving book by “an ordinary man and a child of God,” Phillip Keller takes each phrase of the Lord's Prayer one-by-one, unfolding it in wonderful detail and sharing insights he’s gained and experiences he’s enjoyed. Next to Psalm 23, the Lord’s Prayer is perhaps the most universally beloved passage in Scripture. It has been repeated millions of times by countless individuals for nearly 20 centuries. Yet, in spite of so much use and familiarity it has never lost its luster. A Layman’s Look at the Lord’s Prayer presents that luster in a fresh way to help you rediscover its incredible power. Winner of the ECPA's Top Shelf Cover Award 2017
The Catholic deposit of faith and tradition is wide and deep! There are so many different devotions and ways to pray that it's impossible for anyone to ever use them all, let alone in a busy family. Fortunately the liturgical calendar is here to help! In this companion to her bestselling book about liturgical living traditions in the home, The Catholic All Year Compendium, Kendra Tierney lays out hundreds of prayers, devotions, practices, blessings, indulgences, novenas, hymns, Bible readings, poems, encyclicals, and humor in an easy to use format according to the liturgical seasons and feast days of the Church calendar. These prayers and practices are a great way to connect with the Bible, the Saints, the Church, and your family throughout the year. Without paging through stacks of books, you can easily access hundreds of beautiful devotions for every season of the liturgical year. This book will help you and your family to: Pray the Christmas Novena nine days leading to Christmas Day Sing the beautiful Pange Lingua Gloriosi for the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas Discover the Seven Sundays of Saint Joseph Do the Stations of the Cross during Lent Have a Tenebrae service for the Triduum Have a blessed bonfire for the Nativity of St. John the Baptist Host a family joke night in honor of St. Lawrence and so much more! Plus learn how to pray rosaries, chaplets, novenas and how to get indulgences, and what blessings are appropriate for use by lay people. And do it all with no more preparation than picking this book up from the shelf! Produced with busy families in mind, Kendra Tierney brings these jewels of the Church into your home and family.
The only sure thing you can count on when it comes to your kids . . . is that God has got them. As parents we strategize and agonize. We wish for secret formulas and surefire methods. But somewhere along the way, we discover that what our kids need most is for God to do in their lives what only He can do. This beautiful deluxe edition of The One Year Praying through the Bible for Your Kids is designed to provide you with a daily dose of parenting perspective and hope. Join trusted author Nancy Guthrie as she takes you through The One Year Bible reading plan, helping you to mine each day's passages to discover how the Scriptures speak into the triumphs and turbulence of parenting, as well as provide fresh ways to pray for each of your children. Day by day you'll find yourself worrying less and praying more as your dreams and desires for your kids are increasingly shaped by the Scriptures rather than the culture around you. Let go of fear, and expect God to work as you pray through the Bible for your kids.
Parents want to pray at home with their children, but many don't know where to start. This new series of Faith Begins @Home resources is designed to help parents bring faith home. Faith Begins @Home Prayer is an easy-to-use resource that starts from square one and ends in a 24/7 lifestyle of family faith. Parents will find step-by-step tips and age-appropriate guides for leading kids into a lifestyle of prayer, as well as true-life stories from families experiencing the power and blessing of God in their homes as they develop their "spiritual skills" with their children.
“A beautiful and inspiring collection of prayers. A Book of Pagan Prayer is like a breath of fresh air, breathing life into the spiritual aspect of pagan practice.”—Mat Auryn, Patheos Steeped in tradition based on more than a quarter century of research and practice, A Book of Pagan Prayer teaches us to pray in the ways of our ancestors for very modern times and concerns. A unique collection of nearly 500 prayers written to fulfill the needs of contemporary pagans from a variety of traditions, A Book of Pagan Prayer is a book to turn to again and again. First published in 2002, the revisions to this new edition include rearranged chapters and prayers and the addition of two new chapters, all of which make the book easier to use. The chapters are now arranged in an order that follows a ritual, and all the litanies have been moved to their appropriate chapters. Two new chapters--"General Requests and Offerings" and "Travel, Protection, Imprecatory"--combine two types of prayers out of the general "Petitions" into one. Prayers have been labeled with the deities to which they are addressed and arranged in logical order within each chapter. Prayers to new deities have also been added. In addition, a major problem with the first edition has been corrected: prayers for Lughnasadh/Lammas and Midsummer, two of the eight great neopagan holidays, have been added.