Discover how God will establish his kingdom! Examining prophecies in the Old Testament and passages announcing the nearness of Christ's return, Eckhardt reveals God's plan for filling the earth with righteousness. You'll be inspired by powerful prayers and declarations to keep your mind and heart focused on the will of God.
"Bask in royal favor!"
This planet is more than just a stopover on your way to heaven. It is your final destination. God wants you to enjoy your earthly existence, and to think otherwise is to miss the life he intends for you. Exploring the book of Genesis, Heaven Is a Place on Earth gently but firmly strips away common misconceptions of Christianity and broadens your worldview to reveal the tremendous dignity and value of everyday life. Taking you from creation, to the fall, to redemption, and to glimpses from the book of Revelation, Michael Wittmer opens your eyes to a faith that encompasses all of life.
"For an Evangelical Audience"
Working in the accounting department of a large soap manufacturer isn't exactly where Casey O'Reilly saw her life as going. She had always pictured something more glamorous, more exciting. But, she never pictured something so exciting as time travel. A freak lightning strike near Santa Fe somehow sends Casey back to the year 1878. Thrown into the vibrant yet unfamiliar past, Casey finds herself lost and alone. That is, until a mysterious man named Luke arrives, claiming to be a time traveler himself. He wants to guide Casey on her journey, even arranging for her to be the guest of an aristocratic Hispanic family.
As it is said: "Love makes all things possible". But love is more than just the promise of what could be; love is the secret source of freedom itself. Love serves as the creative force behind all that perfects and fulfills life. But it is greater still. Examine any good and noble quality in creation: peace, fearlessness, success, happiness, excellence. Hidden there in its secret heart we find that its character has been born by an act of love.
Danny Seo is the remarkable young entrepreneur of altruism, the 21-year-old recently honored with the 1998 "Oprah's Angel Network Award." In Heaven On Earth, he offers inspiration and practical advice for anyone who wants to join him in finding personal fulfillment by committing oneself to making a postive difference in the lives of others.
Cheryl Tapanes can personally relate to the struggles women face. In SHE: Simply Heaven on Earth, Cheryl shares the gems of knowledge that saw her through many dark and troubled times and helped her rediscover clarity, balance, purpose, and direction. Full of stories, thought-provoking discussions, and room for your own journaling, SHE: Simply Heaven on Earth will guide women of all ages on their own empowering journeys, teaching them how to become balanced in order to function effectively in all roles.
Join the world-renowned expert Adrian Gilbert as he explores the creation of a new Jerusalem by our ancestors. Gilbert discusses sacred geometry, astronomy, Freemasonry, Knights Templar, Druids, London, Glastonbury, the Great Pyramid, and how the Kings of Britain saw themselves as the sons of David. This program is a must for all those seeking wisdom. Did our ancestors understand more than us? All the answers and much more will be explained.
As believers, our walk with God is motivated by hope, not the bland, vague notion most people have, but the expectation of an exotic, pleasurable inheritance that guides us and fires our passion or, at least, should.
"Greater Appreciation for Dekker"
The soul of Daniel - the author-psychiatrist who narrates this story - awakens in the afterlife infused with fear and excitement. Two spiritual "greeters" guide him as he begins to negotiate the "corridors" of this new environment, encountering welcome and unwelcome spirits. But ultimately only his own spiritual convictions and discoveries will lead him past seductive enchantment to the achievement of his destiny and an understanding of the fundamental moral principles that transcend mortality.
From the man who became Pope Francis: Jorge Mario Bergoglio shares his thoughts on religion, reason, and the challenges the world faces in the 21st century with Abraham Skorka, a rabbi and biophysicist. This book brings together a series of these conversations, in which both men talked about various theological and worldly issues, including God, fundamentalism, atheism, abortion, homosexuality, euthanasia, same-sex marriage, and globalization.
"An overview of Jorge Bergolio"
As believers, our walk with God is motivated by hope, not the bland, vague notion most people have, but the expectation of an exotic, pleasurable inheritance that guides us and fires our passion...or, at least, should. Ted Dekker has written an expose on the death of pleasure within the Church. Because many of us have set aside hope and the inspired imagination that drives it, Dekker says we have been lulled into a slumber of boredom, even despondency.
"I'm waking up!!"
Rory Noland addresses the challenges of Christian worship head-on, offering practical suggestions gleaned from Scripture on understanding and experiencing vibrant worship. The first half of Worship on Earth as It Is in Heaven explores what it means to grow as a private worshiper. The practices of the psalmist David provide insight to help people worship God on their own.
Of all things Catholic, there is nothing that is so familiar as the Mass. With its unchanging prayers, the Mass fits Catholics like their favorite clothes. Yet most Catholics sitting in the pews on Sundays fail to see the powerful supernatural drama that enfolds them. Pope John Paul II described the Mass as "Heaven on Earth," explaining that what "we celebrate on Earth is a mysterious participation in the heavenly liturgy."
"This is the best book I've read on Catholic Mass"
The Honeymoon Effect: A state of bliss, passion, energy, and health resulting from a huge love. Your life is so beautiful that you can't wait to get up to start a new day and you thank the Universe that you are alive. Think back on the most spectacular love affair of your life - the Big One that toppled you head over heels. For most, it was a time of heartfelt bliss, robust health, and abundant energy - a first-hand experience of Heaven on Earth.
Sadakat Kadri writes about the history of Islamic law is his book, Heaven on Earth: A Journey Through Shari’a Law From the Deserts of Ancient Arabia to the Streets of the Modern Muslim World. Then, How to Survive a Plague is a film that captures the plight of ailing activists who fought to save their own lives and six million others through the worst of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. Filmmaker David France and advocate Peter Staley discuss the historical relevance of how HIV-positive patients forced government officials and health organizations to take up their cause and unite to tame the deadly virus.