Covering her courtship and marriage to Steven Curtis Chapman, struggles for emotional balance, and living with grief, Mary Beth's story is our story - wondering where God is when the worst happens. In Choosing to SEE, she shows how she wrestles with God even as she has allowed him to write her story - both during times of happiness and those of tragedy. Readers will hear firsthand about the loss of her daughter, the struggle to heal, and the unexpected path God has placed her on.
God's abundant words of faithfulness and reassurance are the foundation for this unique devotional. By adding her own reflections and prayers - and urging readers to do the same - Ann Spangler has created a comprehensive daily guide to the Bible's most encouraging passages, with an easy to use format and a focus on personal dialogue with God.
Names in the ancient world did more than simply distinguish one person from another; they often conveyed the essential natures and characters of people. This is especially true when it comes to the names of God recorded in the Bible. Praying the Names of God explores the primary names and titles of God in the Old Testament to reveal the deeper meanings behind them: El Shadday, Elohim, Adonay, Abba, El Elyon; God Almighty, Mighty Creator, Lord, Father, God Most High.
The author attempts to put her life back together following her fiance's tragic skiing accident and, amidst the shattered pieces, searches for hope in a God who heals even unimaginable pain.