Stephen J. Binz is a Catholic biblical scholar, a popular speaker, and the author of more than twenty books on the Bible, including the new series, Threshold Bible Study. An enthusiastic proponent of Scripture study in the church for over two decades, Binz has studied at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and Hebrew University in Jerusalem and has led numerous pilgrimages to biblical lands. He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Readers will learn specifically how to release the fire of the living God to:
· Heal the sick
· Cast out demons
The Creed, proclaimed in Christian initiation and eucharistic liturgy, professes the faith of the ancient church. Discover how and why we proclaim belief in God as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and in the church as one, holy, catholic, and apostolic. Explore how the Scriptures formed the Creed and how the Creed continues to guide our interpretation of Scripture.
Lectio Divina, the ancient practice of Scripture immersion, is at the heart of this process. Combined with the tradition and scholarship of the Church, it explores complex topics with sequential steps of study, meditation, and internalization. Specifically, every chapter leads you forward through a sequence of:Listening – Reading Scripture with expectancy, trusting that God will speak His Word to us through itUnderstanding – Seeking to comprehend the meaning of the text, encountering God there and being changed by that encounterReflecting – Linking the truth of the Scriptures to the experience of faith in the world in which we livePraying – A dialogue with God: we listen to God, then we respond in prayerActing – After prayerfully listening to God through a passage of Scripture, we should be inspired to make a difference in the way we live
The Lectio Divina Bible Study series is suitable for parish, small group, or individual use.
Today's challenges can make a fulfilling marriage seem like an impossible dream. Yet God delights in doing the impossible if only we would ask! Stormie Omartian shares how God can strengthen your marriage as you pray for your husband concerning key areas in his life, including...his spiritual walkhis emotionshis role as a leaderhis security in workhis physical protectionhis faith and his future
You will be encouraged by Stormie's own experiences, along with the Bible verses and sample prayers included in each chapter. Join the millions of women who have been blessed by this life-changing look at the power of a wife's prayers.