Your marriage is more than a sacred covenant with another person. It is a spiritual discipline designed to help you know God better, trust him more fully, and love him more deeply. What if God's primary intent for your marriage isn't to make you happy...but holy? Sacred Marriage doesn't just offer techniques to make a marriage happier. It does contain practical tools, but what married Christians most need is help in becoming holier husbands and wives.
"A permanent part of my library"
A countless number of marriages right now consist of two people just going through the motions. Thomas insists that this pattern can be reversed when husbands and wives learn to cherish one another in proven, loving, and everyday actions and words. Ultimately, Cherish can help bring hope, light, and life into any marriage.
"pay attention couples"
Few pastors or Christian writers have dared to approach the subject of how proper eating and an active lifestyle can affect how we serve God. Author Gary Thomas does just that. And he reaches all the way back to the apostle Paul, who wrote that we need to prime our bodies to become, "an instrument for noble purposes, made holy, useful to the Master and prepared to do any good work." To illustrate the body/soul correlation, Thomas presents engaging and diverse stories that include a young mom who got fit through volleyball....
"The Necessary Truth..."
Explore the spiritual dynamics of parenting, and why caring for children is such an effective discipline in shaping our souls and forming the character of Christ within us.
"good parenting book"
This book encourages readers to see strengths, weaknesses, and tendencies in their devotional approaches to God, and thus learn how to improve their devotional, quiet-time, and personal-worship life with God.
"A nuanced approach to worship"
Raising children shapes the parent every bit as much as parents shape their children. Raising children is a sacred calling - and not for the faint of heart. In Devotions for Sacred Parenting, the author of Sacred Parenting continues the conversation and contemplates the soul-transforming journey of being a parent. With all new material, fifty-two devotions explore the spiritual dynamics of parenting. These life-related devotions are creative, fresh, and encouraging, inspiring mothers and fathers to look at parenting from a different perspective.
What if God designed marriage to make us holy more than to make us happy? By popular demand, the author of Sacred Marriage returns to the topic of how God uses marriage to expand our souls and make us holy. With all new material, Devotions for a Sacred Marriage explores how God can reveal himself to you through your marriage and help you grow closer to him, as well as to your spouse. Fifty-two devotions encourage you to build your marriage around God’s priorities.
Fortify your commitment to Christ by examining 10 “authentic” disciplines God uses to forge a fire-tested faith. What if the spiritual disciplines that bring us closer to God are not the ones we control? Best-selling author Gary Thomas reveals the rich benefits that derive from embracing the harder truths of Scripture.
Gary Thomas issues a passionate manifesto of faith fully alive. Holy Available calls us beyond mere sin-avoidance to a robust holiness that radiates Christ through every aspect of our being. To see with Christ's eyes, feel with Christ's heart, and serve with Christ's hands - this is what Christianity is truly about. True Christian faith is a profoundly transformational experience in which every part of our being is marked by God's change and energized by his presence.
Popular spiritual author Gary Thomas invites you to shake off the shackles of misunderstanding about sin and experience the liberating power of living a life of holy pleasure, a life that feeds your relationships, protects your spiritual integrity, and energizes your worship and service. Get ready to experience the freedom to feel good as you move forward in your faith.
"Refreshing look at God's joy in our joy"
This audiobook is in Spanish. We have all been in situations where an apology is necessary. Here's a compassionate guide, filled with anecdotes and research, designed to help individuals and couples resolve interpersonal conflicts.
SonicMovies are premium audios with strong vocal performances enhanced by music and sound effects to such an extent they sound like movies. Included here are 13 classic horror tales.
"Hurts my ears to listen"
SonicMovies are premium audios with strong vocal performances enhanced by music and sound effects to such an extent that they sound like movies. Included here are 13 classic Edgar Allan Poe short stories.