Wonderful selection of Lewis' writings, full of encouragement and deep thought. The title essay is particularly valuable and made me long to know Jesus better.
Selected from sermons delivered by C. S. Lewis during World War II, these nine addresses show the beloved author and theologian bringing hope and courage in a time of great doubt. "The Weight of Glory", considered by many to be Lewis’s finest sermon of all, is an incomparable explication of virtue, goodness, desire, and glory.
One of the only things Jesus' disciples asked Him to teach them was to pray. The result is what we've come to call the Lord's Prayer, which could better be called the Disciples' Prayer, since Jesus gave it specifically to them. In this series, Pastor Skip Heitzig takes a deeper look at this often-recited - and often-overlooked - prayer to find applications for our own prayer lives.
Fr. Benedict shows how we can tend with love to the wounds of the Church and of the victims of the failure of the Church. He applies the wounds to the contemporary Church and to the suffering of the people of God and our culture as a whole. He points out that the abuse scandals in the Church have caused horrible harm to the victims, their families and the believing community.
The quintessential hellfire and damnation sermon that reportedly caused mass conversions and repentances. This used to be (and in some places still is) taught as part of the US high school American literature curriculum. Perhaps more controversial today than in 1741!
Fr. Nestler carefully goes through the Gospel of Matthew revealing how the story of Jesus is told in his miracles, preaching, teaching and parables. All of these elements are blended together to present his believing community with one vivid and inspired explanation of Jesus. The drama and conflict in the Gospel gives meaning to the life of the Church, which throughout history has been in conflict with the world. Yet Jesus’ mission is to the entire world.
In a time when religious warfare is on the rise and the most dangerous and violent social movements seem to be religiously motivated, this explanation of war in the Hebrew Scriptures meets an urgent pastoral need. Lawrence Boadt addresses the issue in five poignant presentations.
Deuteronomy recounts God's covenant with the children of Israel, detailing the blessings that depended on their obedience to His law - and the curses that would stem from disobedience. Pastor Skip Heitzig takes us through select passages of this book, focusing on the faithfulness required of Israel and God's unending mercy.
While in exile on the island of Patmos in AD 95, the apostle John wrote that Christians who were suffering for Christ would have final victory on the day of salvation. His letter called Revelation, or "the unveiling", encouraged the churches in Asia Minor that were facing persecution. Pastor Skip Heitzig explores how this letter provides insight into future events for both believers and nonbelievers.
Have you ever wondered how to stay focused and faithful in your walk with the Lord? This study through the book of Colossians with Pastor Skip Heitzig gives you direction on how to remain steady and balanced in your walk and challenges you to draw closer to the One who loves you more than any other.
This one-of-a-kind presentation will change your life. Listen as Dr. Myles Munroe helps you to unveil your vision and purpose in life to achieve maximum success.
In Foundations: An Overview of Systematic Theology, R.C. Sproul shows that the truths of Scripture relate to each other in perfect harmony. This eye-opening series addresses a myriad of questions about the origin and authority of the Bible, God, the Trinity, man, sin, salvation, revelation, miracles, the church, the end times, and more.
"Reformed Theology by the Grand Father."
Paul’s letter to the Romans is arguably the greatest ever written. With these 225 messages, Piper preaches through the book - verse by verse, phrase by phrase - faithfully pointing listeners to Christ and the gospel. “The glory of Christ seems more glorious to me now than it ever has. And there is no greater exposition of the Gospel of God than the book of Romans.” (John Piper)
"The most complete expositional view of Romans Ever"
Join Dr. Wayne W. Dyer on the breathtaking island of Maui for a powerful event that could change your life. In this lecture, Wayne will help you ease the conflicting thoughts in your mind and wake up to the power of Divine Love. He will teach you how to feel your own connection to your purpose - your highest self. You came from love, and you will return in that same perfect love. And you will learn to live from this love perspective on a daily basis - thus allowing you to tap into your own divinity and experience firsthand the inner peace that is yours.
"My guiding light"
Many pastors struggle to translate their theological beliefs into fruitful ministry in the places they are called to reach. It’s not enough to simply know what to believe (theology), or on the other hand, how to do ministry (methodology) - they need something in between. They need help thinking about ministry in a culture that no longer believes Christianity is a force for good, let alone the source of ultimate revealed truth in the person of Christ.
"Wisdom for Urban Churches - Deep, Wide & Practical"
Now, for the first time ever, the retail market gets its first taste of Joel's incomparable live persona with Good, Better, Blessed. This collection of 10 complete sermons (or 'messages,' as they're known to Lakewood members and viewers) from Joel's broadcasts offers traditional audio and book customers their first chance to experience Joel in his original element, as he moves and inspires the huge crowds who come or tune in to hear him preach each Sunday.
"A blessing that will make you love your life."
In his unique teaching style, Pastor Bill Johnson delivers a message to help listeners pursue God for greater measures of His presence than they have ever known before. In Face to Face with God, readers will learn: How to "set up an ambush" to apprehend God rather than just waiting on God, what it means to enter "the favor of His face," and how it changes history.
"One of his best!"
To live in God's favor is to live a life filled with hope, abundance, and joy. God has a new beginning in store for you! Whatever difficulties you've faced, God uses your challenges to stretch you and enlarge your vision to move beyond disappointments and experience his blessings. In this audio series, Joel Osteen shares valuable keys that will help you live in faith, stand strong, and overcome anything that comes against you.
One contemporary scholar and authority on Spurgeon says of this work: "Next to Mr. Spurgeon's great literary work, The Treasury of David, we consider (these) Lectures to My Students his greatest single contribution to the Christian world. There is more practical wisdom, common sense and sage advice packed within these pages than with any other book of similar size, or content." This complete and unabridged edition of Spurgeon's great work will make it possible for today's generation to appreciate Spurgeon's combination of discerning wit and refreshingly practical advice.
"One of the Greatest Pastors of his generation"
Dr. Sproul surveys the history of apologetics and demonstrates that reason and science are your allies in defending the existence of God and the historical truth claims of Jesus Christ.
Have you ever wanted to learn how The Bible fits together? The Bible from 30,000 Feet is an overview study through the entire Bible, hitting the highlights of its people, places, events, and themes in about a year. This series will give you a coherent understanding of the holy word of God.
Here is the best of the audio from the famous Catholic television program, "Life is Worth Living!" For more than 30 years, Archbishop Fulton Sheen was the voice of the Catholic Church, with his radio and television ministries that touched hearts all over the world. His wisdom and gentle insight are once again available in digitally remastered audio recorded from his live programs.
Paul sends 1 Corinthians to the church at Corinth, and when they receive the epistle, they are livid! They immediately write back to Paul in very harsh terms (the letter from Corinth has been lost, but Paul alludes to it in 2 Corinthians), prompting Paul to get on board ship in Ephesus, sail to Corinth and address the church in person. It is not a pleasant visit. When Paul gets back to Ephesus he has second thoughts about his “short but painful visit”, and he writes 2 Corinthians to smooth things over.
Although Matthew may not be the first written Gospel, like Isaiah it is positioned first in its sequence of four Gospels. Opening with a 42-generation genealogy, Matthew reminds us of the linear nature of God’s plan, and Matthew forms a link—a swinging door—between the Old and New Testaments. Matthew is a Jew writing for a Jewish audience, and his Gospel provides our first perspective on the birth and public ministry of Jesus Christ. Join Logos Bible Study’s Dr. Bill Creasy as he leads us through this dazzling work.
"Best Bible study ever"
The book of Revelation exalts Jesus Christ as the soon-coming Lord over the earth. Skip Heitzig explains the amazing and mysterious prophecies that form God’s final word to mankind.
"Amazing teaching and exposition!!!"
How can you effectively study the Bible? This is a great series for anyone wishing to gain more insight into personal Bible study.
In Genesis the curtain rises on our story. Genesis introduces most of the major themes in the Bible. Listen closely as Logos Bible Study’s Dr. Bill Creasy takes you through the story of creation, the fall of man, grace, atonement, faith, justification, redemption and much more in this extraordinary story of beginnings.
"Dr. Creasy brings the Bible to life!!!"
Dr. Creasy has noted on many occasions that the Bible—in its final, finished form—is a unified literary work that is linear in structure; its main character is God; its conflict is sin; and its theme is redemption. Viewing the Bible from this perspective, the curtain rises on our story in Genesis 1, and it falls in Revelation 22. From a literary perspective, Revelation is the final chapter in a sprawling 2,000 page, 66-chapter story.
"Dr. Bill Creasy is an excellent educator"
In 1 Samuel we continue our narrative. Samuel is the last of the judges, and with his end approaching the people demand a king “so we can be like all the other nations.” As God tells Samuel, “it is not you they have rejected, they have rejected me as their king.” And indeed they have. The people choose a king, Saul of the tribe of Benjamin. Saul will rule Israel for an entire generation, but although he looks like a king, he does not have the heart of a king, and the weight of kingship crushes him.