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Resources by Michael Card

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Biblical Imagination Series (4 Vols.)

Biblical Imagination Series (4 Vols.)

by Michael Card

For years Michael Card's music has imaginatively explored the narrative power of the Word of God. Now in the Biblical Imagination Series, Card invites readers to enter into Scripture as he has learned to do, at the level of the informed imagination. These volumes will help you discover the biblic… Read more…

John: The Gospel of Wisdom  (The Biblical Imagination Series)

John: The Gospel of Wisdom (The Biblical Imagination Series)

by Michael Card

With time and experience comes wisdom. John, the longest-surviving of the apostles, recorded in his Gospel a portrait of Jesus that displays the depth of years of reflection on who Jesus is and what he means to the world. Writing in light of the philosophies of his day, John describes Jesus as the incarnate Word, the divine Logos, the embodiment of all truth… Read more…

Luke: The Gospel of Amazement (The Biblical Imagination Series)

Luke: The Gospel of Amazement (The Biblical Imagination Series)

by Michael Card

From start to finish, the book of Luke is filled with amazement. Throughout the life and ministry of Jesus, those who met him were astonished by their encounter, from the shepherds at the nativity to the disciples at the empty tomb. With careful attention to detail in Luke: The Gospel of Amazement, Michael Card embarks on an imaginative jo… Read more…

Mark: The Gospel of Passion (The Biblical Imagination Series)

Mark: The Gospel of Passion (The Biblical Imagination Series)

by Michael Card

The Gospel of Mark is a book of action and passion. Events happen one after another, with a vivid sense of immediacy and urgency. Jesus’ emotions come through strongly--at times he is angry and distressed, other times filled with compassion. In Mark: The Gospel of Passion, Michael Card provides a lively tour of the Gospel of Mark. As a f… Read more…

Matthew: The Gospel of Identity (The Biblical Imagination Series)

Matthew: The Gospel of Identity (The Biblical Imagination Series)

by Michael Card

Michael Card invites you to study the Gospel of Matthew in Matthew: The Gospel of Identity. "You are the salt of the earth . . . You are the light of the world." Matthew 5:13-14 "I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church." Matthew 16:18 The world tries to define us in d… Read more…

A Fragile Stone The Emotional Life of Simon Peter

A Fragile Stone The Emotional Life of Simon Peter

by Brennan Manning and Michael Card

Winner of a Chicago Book Clinic 2004 Design Award! A Fragile Stone explores the dynamic life of the apostle Peter, revisiting well-known passages and revealing unexpected insights. Author Michael Card sketches out Peter's life, showing how the impetuous fisherman of the Gospels was transformed into the pivotal leader of the early church. 'Th… Read more…

A Better Freedom Finding Life as Slaves of Christ

A Better Freedom Finding Life as Slaves of Christ

by Michael Card

When Michael Card first started attending an African American church, he was struck by how the congregation worshiped Jesus as 'Master.' He soon learned that during slavery, calling Jesus 'Master' was a subtle way of saying that their earthly masters were not their true Master. This insight led Card on a journey of discovery, as he wondered, … Read more…

Sacred Sorrow

Sacred Sorrow

by Michael Card and Eugene H. Peterson

God desires for us to pour out our hearts to Him, whether in joy or pain. But many of us don’t feel right expressing our anger, frustration, and sadness in prayer. From Job to David to Christ, men and women of the Bible understood the importance of pouring one’s heart out to the Father. Examine their stories and expand your definition of worship.Also ava… Read more…

Hidden Face of God

Hidden Face of God

by Michael Card

Most of us, at some point, experience the sense of God’s absence. Michael Card says that rather than letting the distance widen, this is exactly the time for a deeper pursuit of God. The method he proposes is recovery of the profound, biblical practice of lament.… Read more…