Crime novelist Nancy Taylor Rosenberg held a variety of jobs, ranging from model to probation officer. Her strong female lead characters and first-hand knowledge of police prodecures have made her works very popular.
Despite the best of intentions, it's often a struggle to read and study the Bible on a regular basis. Whether you find some passages difficult to wade through or you wonder how you can apply certain stories and principles to your own life, this devotional will guide you through the panorama of Scripture in easy-to-grasp and inspiring weekly readings.
Each entry includes Bible verses to reflect on, a snippet from the companion book 52 Weeks Through the Bible, and uplifting thoughts to bring that week's message home to your heart. Join Dr. James Merritt in experiencing anew the power of God's Word in your life...
"The Bible is a fresh wind to fill your lungs,
a hot coal to inflame your mind,
and water to quench your parched spirit."
"Movie stars and political leaders aren't the only ones turning to Rick Warren for spiritual guidance. Millions of people - from NBA and LPGA players to corporate executives to high school students to prison inmates - meet regularly to discuss The Purpose Driven Life.”
In The Purpose Driven Life you'll find the answers to three of life's most important questions:The Question of Existence: Why am I alive?The Question of Significance: Does my life matter?The Question of Purpose: What on earth am I here for?
Living out the purpose you were created for moves you beyond survival or success to a life of significance - the life you were meant to live.
You will discover the five benefits of knowing your purpose:It will explain the meaning of your life.It will simplify your life.It will focus your life.It will increase your motivation.It will prepare you for eternity.
The Purpose Driven Life is designed to be read in 42 short chapters that will inspire you to stop and realize how God uniquely designed you for a purpose only you can fulfill. It also includes links to 3-minute video introductions to each chapter and a 30 to 40-minute audio Bible study message for each chapter. There are also appendixes including questions for further study and additional resources.
Before you were born, God already planned your life. God longs for you to discover the life he created you to live - here on earth, and forever in eternity. Let The Purpose Driven Life show you how.
The Purpose Driven Life is available in audio book, ebook, softcover, and hardcover editions. Also available: The Purpose Driven Life video study and study guide, journal, devotional, book for kids, book for churches, Spanish edition, Large Print edition, and more.