PROCESS OF SEEKING GOD

PROCESS OF SEEKING GOD  Author andy kurniawan
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Year 2014-05-28
Pages 77
Language en
Publisher Andy Kurniawan
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It's not easy to find happiness, even demanded more sacrifice. It was three to four years early. I sought happiness to answer Allah Almighty, which then inspired me to create this book. The ones in this book is my journey to find happiness and peace of the world and the life hereafter. Why do I say the answer to my prayer Allah is making this book? One night in February, I sat in front of the house while enjoying a cigarette, about one o'clock in the morning; I ask Allah why not my intention to grant thee Allah is? I sat pensive and that's when there is a desire to make the book. I think any book? Child development books or what books? Then I answered hearts travel book you now live. Starting from it book was written. This book is a journey of a humble servant of Allah SWT, imperfect and stained with sin and guilt. I tried to share the experience, but do not attempt to teach or preach because my knowledge is still very little like a drop of dew on a vast ocean. Religious knowledge which I had only a few letters and memorizing the Qur'an were very little, but I tried to read the Bible and listen to the glorious every day. I am trying to practice Bismillaahirrahmaanirrahiim, although I do not practice it every day. Almost all the sins I have ever done. Arrogance and hubris I have ever done. I treasure the world almost won, but instead of feeling happy, I'm getting hungry with all those hungry people who think like sea water to quench thirst. Through the journey of Allah slowly happiness begins to rise within me. Hopefully the experience I have gained additional experience may be a provision for me personally and my brothers who read this book. Insha’Allah. In writing this book I found the book at the Scholastic bookstore called "The Know Himself, Who Know the Lord" Masterpieces "Jalaluddin Rumi". His writing is very inspiring to me to immediately write graffiti on my experience on a trip seeking Allah SWT.

first Youth Study Edition

first   Youth Study Edition Author Mike Slaughter
ISBN-10 9781426770012
Year 2013-05-01
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Language en
Publisher Abingdon Press
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What happens when we truly put God first in all aspects of our lives? In a culture guided chiefly by shiny, life-promising distractions, “enough” seems elusive and keeps us indebted to that next source of satisfaction. What if the Giver of Life offered freedom from this downward spiral—would you take it? In First: Putting God First in Living and Giving, pastor and author Mike Slaughter conducts a four-week all-church stewardship program to help participants reassess priorities and create a culture and a lifestyle of faithful living and giving and make a meaningful contribution to the world. Sessions include: Naming Our Idols; Money, Work, and Debt; Earn—Save—Give; and Heart Giving. The Youth Study Edition help teens understand and experience generosity and includes group session materials for leaders.

Seeking God

Seeking God Author Michael H. Mitias
ISBN-10 9781620324776
Year 2012-09-14
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Wipf and Stock Publishers
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Seeking God is a Platonic dialogue on the nature of the religious experience and the conditions under which this experience is possible. The dialogue takes place between three characters, a philosopher, a Sufi, and a Christian monk. They meet in the Syrian Desert and share their views and experiences on what it takes to have a union with God. The main premise that is presented and analyzed in the dialogue is that God reveals himself in nature, human civilization, and the human heart. Love is the beginning and end of the path that leads to the quest for God and the light that illumines this path. Living from the standpoint of the Divine is the basis of the good life. This book presents a vivid picture of the beauty and sublimity of the Divine, the joy of the religious experience, and the joy of life.

Seeking God in All Things

Seeking God in All Things Author William E. Reiser
ISBN-10 0814651666
Year 2004
Pages 172
Language en
Publisher Liturgical Press
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The practice of spiritual direction assumes a theology of the Holy Spirit, a theology of revelation and of the Church, and a theology of prayer. Seeking God in All Things explores each of these themes as the underpinnings of spiritual direction and examines what makes the Christian religious experience distinctive. Since not every experience of God bears a Christian imprint, William Reiser, SJ, asks whether and in what way a Christian might be ale to assist someone who is not Christian in developing his or her interior life. This question looks beyond suggesting the concrete steps a person might take in initiating, nurturing, and solidifying a way of praying. It looks, rather, toward the fundamental issue of helping others as they discover and deepen their relationship to the mystery of God. Chapters are It Is God Who Directs," *Imagining Divine Action in Human Lives, - *Where Do Holy Desires Come From? - *What's Distinctive About the Christian Religious Experience? - *Further Elements of Christian Distinctiveness, - *The Incarnation as a Starting Point for Spiritual Direction, - and *Should Christian Spirituality Move Beyond Jesus? - William Reiser, SJ, PhD, is a professor of theology in the religious studies department at Holy Cross College, Worcester, Massachusetts. Over the past twelve years, he has also served as an associate staff member at the Center for Religious Development in Cambridge. He is the author of Jesus in Solidarity with His People, published by Liturgical Press. "

Seeking God Together

Seeking God Together Author Alice Fryling
ISBN-10 9780830878154
Year 2009-11-20
Pages 154
Language en
Publisher InterVarsity Press
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The Spirit is speaking. Can you hear him? If you're longing to become more attentive to God--to listen to him, know his voice and experience his love, spiritual direction can point the way. In Seeking God Together, experienced spiritual director Alice Fryling offers a unique introduction specifically for group spiritual direction: a place where individuals can experience what it means to be listened to and loved by others, so that they can learn to listen more attentively to God in their daily lives and be used by God. Out of her years of being both director and directee, Fryling offers practical, step-by-step guidance for those who would like to start, lead or participate in group spiritual direction. Her book will help you know what to expect and fully equip you for the different aspects of the group experience, including learning to listen to God, using Scripture in a group, navigating different personalities, setting group expectations and asking life-giving questions. She also provides an appendix with opening exercises for use in your meetings together. "The intentional goal of group spiritual direction," Alice writes, "is to help each participant become more aware of God in their lives, for the sake of others. Spiritual direction leads you to an awakening of the soul." The Spirit is speaking to you and to others. Here is a book to help you and a group of soul friends listen for and with each other as you seek God together.

WHEN I SEEK GOD S FACE

WHEN I SEEK GOD S FACE Author ALLEN TIMILEHIN OLATUNDE
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Publisher aiconcept
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“When I seek God's face” is a discipleship book that explains the necessity of closer walk with God. It contains the benefits in seeking the Face of God, dilemma of the Unbroken life, the need for renewal like that of eagle, the purpose and the nature of seeking God on our duty post, the arm of prayer in strengthening the man who seeks God, the power of keeping hope of Christ alive as the anchor for our soul and lastly the full concentration in pressing towards the mark of winning the presence of God at the end of all struggle on earth. This book challenges our thought to seek God's face, not His hand that we should be mature Christians that grow beyond earthly gain and to seek God for what He has for us, both now and hereafter.developing means and strategy for language barriers, mission funding and support, neglecting education as mission tool and ill-health challenges of missionaries which usually truncate dreams. This book, however, interacts with Nigerian Baptist Mission under GMB and her relationship with local churches on how to strengthen missionaries with SWOT Analysis. This book recommends suggested ways for African mission boards and agencies to be pragmatic in strategic making, be aware of the psychological welfare of her missionaries and provide a health insurance scheme for serving missionaries. When Mission Board and local churches hold hands together, missionaries will strive better on the field. Mission is still young in Africa dark soil, we only need men, methods and materials to grow gospel as God increases the open-doors for mission.

Seeking God in Science

Seeking God in Science Author Bradley Monton
ISBN-10 9781460404096
Year 2009-07-20
Pages 180
Language en
Publisher Broadview Press
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The doctrine of intelligent design is often the subject of acrimonious debate. Seeking God in Science cuts through the rhetoric that distorts the debates between religious and secular camps. Bradley Monton, a philosopher of science and an atheist, carefully considers the arguments for intelligent design and argues that intelligent design deserves serious consideration as a scientific theory. Monton also gives a lucid account of the debate surrounding the inclusion of intelligent design in public schools and presents reason why students’ science education could benefit from a careful consideration of the arguments for and against it.

Anthropology

Anthropology Author Susan A. Ross
ISBN-10 9780814680001
Year 2012-06-01
Pages 184
Language en
Publisher Liturgical Press
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Drawing on the wisdom and teaching experience of highly respected theologians, the Engaging Theology series builds a firm foundation for graduate study and other ministry formation programs. Each of the six volumes—Scripture, Jesus, God, Discipleship, Anthropology, and Church—is concerned with retrieving, carefully evaluating, and constructively interpreting the Christian tradition. Comprehensive in scope and accessibly written, these volumes, used together or independently, will stimulate rich theological reflection and discussion. More important, the series will create and sustain the passion of the next generation of theologians and church leaders. What does it mean to be human in the twenty-first century? Susan Ross explores this question through the lens of human desires: for God, freedom, knowledge, love, and pleasure, but also for power, consumer goods, self-gratification, and money. Beginning with biblical narratives of human desires, she goes on to consider how ancient, medieval, and modern thinkers have wrestled with the various ways that human beings have sought fulfillment in the world and in God. The twenty-first century brings new questions and continuing challenges: In a world of increasing complexity and fragmentation, can we still talk about the self? How have feminism and new thinking about sexuality changed the ways we think about ourselves? How do we maintain our humanity in the face of monstrous human evil? What do the findings of science say about our uniqueness as human beings? Anthropology: Seeking Light and Beauty offers a path through the many conflicting views of humanity, suggesting a fuller way of living as we try to follow the example of Jesus.

Transforming Renewal

Transforming Renewal Author Andy Lord
ISBN-10 9781630877491
Year 2015-01-12
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher Wipf and Stock Publishers
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Pentecostal and charismatic renewal movements have seen great growth over the last century and have engaged with many Christian traditions. Yet there are signs that all is not well, and there is a need to develop theologies of renewal that engage with practice and across the traditions if the movements are to continue to grow. In particular, this book seeks an ecumenical engagement between David Watson and Thomas Merton, leaders in the charismatic and monastic renewal movements. The aim is to reflect on the theological roots of these renewal movements through a study of particular people who lived them in practice and sought to help others understand how the triune God was at work. This is done against the wider background of contemporary renewalist theology to develop constructive proposals for renewal theology in the future. Receptive ecumenism provides the method for bringing the different voices into conversation in ways that also point forward in approaches to ecumenical dialogue. It is thus a study relevant to those seeking new ways in theology, those involved in renewal and ecumenical movements, students of Thomas Merton, and all who seek to better understand the Christian renewal movements that have swept the world.

The Soul of Discernment

The Soul of Discernment Author Elizabeth Liebert
ISBN-10 9781611646016
Year 2015-08-24
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher Presbyterian Publishing Corp
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"The Soul of Discernment" provides concrete steps for groups of people who work together and need to make important decisions: church sessions, nonprofit hiring committees, etc. Liebert calls this process the Social Discernment Cycle, a process for seeking God's call in a particular situation. "It is called 'social' because it deals primarily with human communities in their social-structural, rather than interpersonal aspects," Liebert explains. "It is a cycle because one completed round of discernment prepares for the next. The Social Discernment Cycle is particularly apt for any discernment that involves a structure, system, or institution." This book helps groups work through this cycle to answer the question, "How is God leading "us," "individually or together," to act in this particular moment in "our organization"?"

Seeking God s Face

Seeking God s Face Author Notto R. Thelle
ISBN-10 9780809145157
Year 2008
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Paulist Press
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Describes faith as a spacious landscape in which one can breathe freely, engaging the rich imagery of the Bible to help the individuals breathe freely and find orientation without feeling imprisoned. Original.

The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

The Theology of Jonathan Edwards Author Michael J. McClymond
ISBN-10 9780190208523
Year 2011-12-16
Pages 784
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press
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Winner of the 2013 Christianity Today Book Award for Theology/Ethics Scholars and laypersons alike regard Jonathan Edwards (1703-58) as North America's greatest theologian. The Theology of Jonathan Edwards is the most comprehensive survey of his theology yet produced and the first study to make full use of the recently-completed seventy-three-volume online edition of the Works of Jonathan Edwards. The book's forty-five chapters examine all major aspects of Edwards's thought and include in-depth discussions of the extensive secondary literature on Edwards as well as Edwards's own writings. Its opening chapters set out Edwards's historical and personal theological contexts. The next thirty chapters connect Edwards's theological loci in the temporally-ordered way in which he conceptualized the theological enterprise-beginning with the triune God in eternity with his angels to the history of redemption as an expression of God's inner reality ad extra, and then back to God in eschatological glory. The authors analyze such themes as aesthetics, metaphysics, typology, history of redemption, revival, and true virtue. They also take up such rarely-explored topics as Edwards's missiology, treatment of heaven and angels, sacramental thought, public theology, and views of non-Christian religions. Running throughout the volume are what the authors identify as five basic theological constituents: trinitarian communication, creaturely participation, necessitarian dispositionalism, divine priority, and harmonious constitutionalism. Later chapters trace his influence on and connections with later theologies and philosophies in America and Europe. The result is a multi-layered analysis that treats Edwards as a theologian for the twenty-first-century global Christian community, and a bridge between the Christian West and East, Protestantism and Catholicism, conservatism and liberalism, and charismatic and non-charismatic churches.

The Life Recovery Bible KJV

The Life Recovery Bible KJV Author
ISBN-10 9781414385082
Year 2014-10-21
Pages 1666
Language en
Publisher Tyndale House
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With over 2,000,000 copies sold, The Life Recovery Bible is today’s #1–selling Bible tied to the Twelve Steps of recovery, helping millions of people turn to the true source of healing—Jesus Christ. Now available in the King James Version!

Provocative Columns

Provocative Columns Author Bruce Warshal
ISBN-10 1440133824
Year 2009-05-13
Pages
Language en
Publisher iUniverse
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The Jewish Journal of South Florida is the largest Jewish newspaper in America. It boasts an open marketplace of ideas on its opinion-editorial pages, featuring columns from the left and the right on the political and religious continuums. Rabbi Bruce Warshal upholds the liberal tradition both in politics and religion on those pages.

Conflict En Route to Destiny

Conflict En Route to Destiny Author Michael L. Jones Sr.
ISBN-10 9781426915161
Year 2010-06
Pages 100
Language en
Publisher Trafford Publishing
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As stated in the author's previous book, the Making of a Man; My Cross to Bear, the author believes that you should take the time to read and study the contents in Conflict En Route to Destiny. Have you ever thought of life as never quite being what it should be? the author has discovered that in life, the things that we have experienced can either make or break us. The important thing is what you do with the hand that you are dealt in life. The most important lesson for us is to trust in God and not get so wrapped up in what someone has or hasn't done for you; even if they were your parents. It's the author's hope that upon reading this book, that victory will be found in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Just remember what the author said in his first book the Making of a Man; My Cross to Bear; if there is no cross, then, there will be no crown. By trusting in God, we will be able to rise from the ashes as we are rising from the ruins.