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Praying: Finding Our Way Through Duty to Delight

Praying: Finding Our Way Through Duty to Delight

by J. I. Packer and Carolyn Nystrom

Merit Award, World Guild Christian Living BookPraying is an action that is of the essence of Christian existence. It involves our beliefs, emotions, values, hopes and fears, certainties and uncertainties, knowledge and ignorance.As J. I. Packer and Carolyn Nystrom explain, "Our aim is not just to clarify Christian understanding but to foster Christian living… Read more…

Never Beyond Hope

Never Beyond Hope

by J. I. Packer and Carolyn Nystrom

Do you ever find it hard to hope? Many of us feel weighed down by our own failures, a sense of inferiority, guilt from the past, or emotionally exhausting circumstances. Yet when hope seems beyond us, the Bible offers encouragement from stories of those who have gone before.In this six-session LifeGuide® Bible Study, J. I. Packer and Carolyn Nystrom explore… Read more…

Listening to God

Listening to God

by Carolyn Nystrom

Does God hear us? Does God speak? How can we connect with God when all seems to be lost? What is our role in listening? Through exploring both biblical characters and teaching, the ten studies in this LifeGuide® Bible Study helps us understand how to seek and find an ever deeper dialogue with God. For over three decades LifeGuide Bible Studies have provide… Read more…

1 & 2 Peter and Jude

1 & 2 Peter and Jude

by Carolyn Nystrom

"I'll never grow up." Sometimes we all feel a little like Peter Pan. We'd rather be children, free of obligations and responsibilities. Sometimes we even feel that way about our Christian lives. The writers of 1 2 Peter and Jude understand how difficult it is to grow into maturity. As Carolyn Nystrom leads us through these letters, we see how God p… Read more…

Christian Leadership

Christian Leadership

by John Stott, Carolyn Nystrom and April 2009 1340magbooks.com

The most influential leader in the early church was undoubtedly the apostle Paul. He never lost the vision of God's single new humanity—Jews and Gentiles together. And in his letters we watch him exercising his leadership skills among the early Christians. This nine-session LifeGuide® Bible Study by John Stott is based on his book Basic Christian Lead… Read more…

Abiding in Christ

Abiding in Christ

by J. I. Packer and Carolyn Nystrom

"As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love." John 15:9 Before Jesus left this world he gave specific encouragement and instructions to his disciples on what to expect and how to live after he had gone. These words still apply to his disciples today. In this eight-session LifeGuide® Bible Study, trusted guides J. I. Packer and Carolyn… Read more…

New Testament Characters

New Testament Characters

by Carolyn Nystrom

MeetA throwaway womanA blind beggarA prison guardA doubting discipleAn elderly coupleThey were ordinary people. Some were never even mentioned by name. Yet they were all touched by Jesus. In this ten-session LifeGuide® Bible Study, Carolyn Nystrom introduces you to the fascinating men and women of the New Testament. As you enter into their stories, you'… Read more…

God's Will: Finding Guidance for Everyday Decisions

God's Will: Finding Guidance for Everyday Decisions

by J. I. Packer and Carolyn Nystrom

Seeking God's guidance is a focus for many believers. We want to know what God has planned for our lives. Are we making the right decision? Are we in his will? For some people, knowing God is guiding their lives makes them relax and enjoy the ride. But others fear making the wrong choice and find themselves paralyzed as they wait for signs from above.J. … Read more…

God's Will: Finding Guidance for Everyday Decisions
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God's Will: Finding Guidance for Everyday Decisions

by J. I. Packer and Carolyn Nystrom

Narrated by Nystrom, Carolyn

Seeking God's guidance is a focus for many believers. We want to know what God has planned for our lives. Are we making the right decision? Are we in his will? For some people, knowing God is guiding their lives makes them relax and enjoy the ride. But others fear making the wrong choice and find themselves paralyzed as they wait for signs from above… Read more…

Clouds of Witnesses: Christian Voices from Africa and Asia

Clouds of Witnesses: Christian Voices from Africa and Asia

by Mark A. Noll and Carolyn Nystrom

As Africa and Asia take their place as the new Christian heartlands, a new and robust company of saints is coming into view. In seventeen inspiring narratives Mark Noll and Carolyn Nystrom introduce pivotal Christian leaders in Africa and Asia who had tenacious faith in the midst of deprivation, suffering and conflict. Spanning a century, from the 1880s to t… Read more…

My Heart--Christ's Home Retold for Children

My Heart--Christ's Home Retold for Children

by Robert Boyd Munger and Carolyn Nystrom

This is Peter's amazing story of a week spent with Jesus. He enjoys being with Jesus and sharing his activities with him. But then Peter is faced with a decision. Should he show Jesus the secret thing he has hidden in the closet? Now children can read and understand the important message of the beloved booklet My Heart—Christ's Home in this retelli… Read more…

Is the Reformation Over?: An Evangelical Assessment of Contemporary Roman Catholicism

Is the Reformation Over?: An Evangelical Assessment of Contemporary Roman Catholicism

by Mark A. Noll and Carolyn Nystrom

For the last few decades, Catholics and Protestants have been working to heal the wounds caused by centuries of mistrust. This book, a Christianity Today 2006 Book Award winner, provides an evaluation of contemporary Roman Catholicism and the changing relationship between Catholics and evangelicals.The authors examine past tensions, post-Vatican II ecumenica… Read more…