Open to the Spirit: God in Us, God with Us, God Transforming Us

The hum of angels elucidates the Bible's teaching on God's supernatural messengers and protectors. This is the third work in a three-part series examining some of the more mysterious components of the Christian faith. World-renowned new testament scholar offers a straightforward examination of what the Bible says about the Holy Spirit.

Who exactly is the holy spirit? what does he do in our lives? how can we know him more deeply, and is it possible to tap into his power? Should we pray to the Holy Spirit? Is it possible to be aware of his promptings and speaking into our lives? Dr. Scot's the Heaven Promise examines the afterlife. It serves many influential voices from many faith and non-faith traditions.

Now, open to the Spirit examines the most mysterious member of the Trinity. Scot blogs at Patheos, a large multi-perspective blog format. Scot's blog draws primarily a Christian readership; one that is looking for intellectual engagement and thoughtful analysis of Scripture, Theology, and Culture. Scot mcknight answers these questions and more in this comprehensive examination of what the Bible says about this divinely important, but often confusing member of the Trinity.


Hearing God Every Day: Understanding the Supernatural Ways God Speaks to Us

Hearing god is not complicated!We often think the process of hearing God’s voice is more complex than it really is. We may be straining to hear god speak in one specific way, when in fact, He is communicating in creative and unique ways which we must learn to discern. As you discover the different ways god speaks, you can position yourself to hear His voice with fresh, supernatural clarity!In this revelatory new book, prophet Doug Addison teaches all believers to recognize and decipher the different languages of God.

Learn how to:understand the supernatural languages of the Holy Spirit, dreams, including prophecy, visions, and angelic encounters. Access the benefits of hearing God’s voice. Create an “open-heaven” lifestyle where hearing from God is normal. Recognize three levels of hearing and responding to the Spirit.

Understand the timing and seasons of God for what He is saying. When we hear god’s voice and respond to what He says, we will step into new dimensions of anointing, blessing, and destiny!Features activation prayers to begin hearing and encountering God.

The Case for the Psalms: Why They Are Essential

T. Wright, one of the world’s most trusted and popular bible scholars and the bestselling author of Simply Christian and Surprised by Hope, presents a manifesto urging Christians to live and pray the Bible’s Psalms in The Case for the Psalms. Wright seeks to reclaim the power of the Psalms, which were once at the core of prayer life.

Widely regarded as the modern C. Lewis, N. He argues that, by praying and living the psalms, we enter into a worldview, a way of communing with God and knowing him more intimately, and receive a map by which we understand the contours and direction of our lives. For this reason, sing, all Christians need to read, pray, and live the Psalms.

By providing the historical, and spiritual contexts for reading these hymns from ancient Israel’s songbook, literary, The Case for the Psalms provides the tools for incorporating these divine poems into our sacred practices and into our spirituality itself. S.

Find Your Miracle: How the Miracles of Jesus Can Change Your Life Today

Discover the miracle you’ve been looking for through an exploration of nine miracles of Jesus, insight, each filled with meaning, and discovery for all who desperately need a miracle of their own. Healing the blind. Walking on water. Calming the storm. The shooks unpack these moments in modern language to usher you into the pain, breakthrough, desperation, and miracle of each encounter.

Rather than running from our overwhelming situations, the Shooks encourage us to remain steady, fully trusting that Jesus stands ready to guide us to the miracle we most need, and possibly least expect. Weaving together the biblical narrative with contemporary real-life application, Kerry and Chris Shook arrange these New Testament miracles under four overarching descriptions of Jesus the Miracle Worker: the Healer, the Provider, the Storm Chaser, and the Life Giver.

Plus they reveal a “miracle map” that connects that moment long ago to our needs today for revelation, transformation, and restoration. Feeding thousands with a few loaves and fish. Every miracle Jesus performed was for a purpose. There was provision for that specific moment in time. But what if each miracle was also embedded with the promise of future provision…for you?   In Find Your Miracle, New York Times best-selling authors Kerry and Chris Shook take a fresh look at nine of Jesus’s most incredible times of healing and supernatural intervention.


The Hum of Angels: Listening for the Messengers of God Around Us

Don’t just believe in angels. Learn how to recognize these messengers of God that are all around us and know how God might be using them to affect our lives. Most people Believe in Angels. It’s what we Believe About them that Matters. In this creative work, scot mcknight explores what the Bible says – and doesn’t say – about these majestic beings.

Why?   perhaps it’s because in order to encounter one, we first have to learn what to look for and how to look!  We live in a world where the natural and supernatural overlap. Yet so few of us can claim to have seen one. Believing in angels is one thing. Angels are constantly on mission from God and constantly at work in this world.

But how can we know what angels are really like – especially when our preconceived notions have been mostly shape by sensationalized misinterpretations of these wondrous beings? To help sort things out, Scot McKnight untangles fact from fiction on topics such as:* Do loved ones become angels when they die?* Can we hear from angels?* Is there a hierarchy of angels?* Do we have a specific guardian angel?* Should we be scared of angels?* Are cherubs and seraphs different creatures than angels?* Do angels have wings?* Are angels worship leaders? The Hum of Angels illuminates what the Bible says about these heavenly beings; and it helps you to understand the deepest truths about one of God’s most magnificent and yet misunderstood creations.

. And that’s deeply important because angels are still on mission today. Would you recognize an angel if You Saw One?The majority of earth’s inhabitants believe in Angels. They express god’s love, confirm His presence, and even lead humans in redemptive worship.

God's Plan for Our Success Nehemiah's Way: Rebuilding the Gates in your Christian Journey

On the contrary, experience by experience, He has a plan for our success, and the gates define that—step by step, truth by truth. God’s plan for our success nehemiah’s way—rebuilding the Gates in Your Christian Journey is a unique look at how the ten gates described in the Book of Nehemiah affect your life.

You go through the first gate as a new Christian and through each of the other gates on your way toward the last one—your God-given destiny. Gates are crucial for you to walk through and understand, making your daily hike more successful. Open wide the gates! this teaching on the gates started an awakening in my heart and caused me to hunger for a deeper walk with the Lord.

These benchmarks help you grow stronger and know how to react when your “city” lies in “waste, and the gates thereof are burned with fire” Neh. It began a new quest for the glory of god to manifest—and it most definitely did! –Jo Ellen Stevens Too many think that the day we become born again, God turns us loose to somehow evolve into mature Christians.

2:17. This book is an insightful, practical blueprint to building a rich life of blessings.

Lead Me, Holy Spirit: Longing to Hear the Voice of God

He wants to lead them. As readers trust in the holy spirit and his great love for them, wisdom, they will be filled with His mind, understand their special calling, knowledge, and sense His guidance in the way they should go. With a sure hand, stormie helps readers to see that the Holy Spirit wants those who know Him to hear His gentle leading when He speaks to their heart, soul, and spirit.

. He wants to help believers enter into the relationship with God they yearn for, the wholeness and freedom God has for them, and the fulfillment of God’s promises to them. From bestselling author stormie omartian comes a brand-new look at one of God’s most amazing gifts to those who believe in Him: the Holy Spirit.

Readers can walk in the power and presence of the Holy Spirit in every area of life.

Releasing the Spirit of Prophecy: The Supernatural Power of Testimony

As people hear about god’s supernatural acts, they start to expect and see the extraordinary happen in their own lives. Share your miracle stories and watch these prophecies of God’s power set your world on fire today!  . Telling others about the miracles in your life makes God more real to them. As you share your miracle stories, “the jesus who transformed my circumstance will do the same for you!”   in this timely repackaged edition of Release the Power of Jesus, you actually release the spirit of prophecy and declare into the atmosphere, Pastor Bill Johnson shows you how to:Release God’s power wherever you go by simply talking about His miraclesBuild a supernatural heritage by sharing stories of God’s actsCreate an atmosphere of faith and expectancy for the healing power of JesusActivate everything you have received from God through inheritance  Your spiritual birthright is to experience and release the power of Jesus.

Tell your story to everyone andrelease the power of Jesus!…For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy Revelation 19:10 .

Knowing Christ Today: Why We Can Trust Spiritual Knowledge

At a time when popular atheism books are talking about the irrationality of believing in God, Willard makes a rigorous intellectual case for why it makes sense to believe in God and in Jesus, the Son.

A Vision of Hope for the End Times: Why I Want to Be Left Behind

Author R. Resist the end times frenzy of fear!   In recent times, the body of Christ has seen a frenzy of fruitless end times speculation. Respond to the call, and advance God’s Kingdom here and now! But how should we biblically respond to the last days?   If the people of God are to be effective catalysts for Kingdom transformation in these uncertain times, we must live with clarity, purpose, and confident expectation.

Loren sandford issues a prophetic call to the church in the last days: rather than being consumed by signs and speculation, now is the time for believers to arise and manifest the Kingdom of God in power!   This book will:Undo end times misconceptions that bring in fear and confusion. Offer prophetic glimpses into god’s kingdom activity, ” a supernatural worship revival, preparing believers for a “Last Days Outpouring, and unprecedented global harvest.

Shed light on the “rapture” teaching, shifting the focus from escapism to the church’s present call to power, influence, and glory. Provide fresh insights on popular end-times concepts, the “144, beasts, the Great Tribulation, 000”, ” the Antichrist, the “Mark of the Beast, One-World Government, trumpets, including the Millennial Reign of Jesus, and timelines.

Unlock the mystery of the Two Witnesses found in the book of Revelation. This prophetic vision offers a hopeful promise for the church in the end times.

Jesus: A Theography

On the flip side, those interested in tracing the theology of Scripture are typically disinterested in historical Jesus studies. This flagship book demonstrates clearly that every bit of Scripture is part of the same stunning drama, what the authors refer to as the theography of Jesus Christ. In this magisterial work you will discover a Jesus who is larger, more glorious, and more challenging than most of us have ever imagined.

Biographies of jesus generally have been written by those trying to investigate the historical Jesus with little attention given to the grand narrative of Scripture. Jesus says, “the scriptures point to me!” John 5:39 NLT. But what does that mean exactly?the twenty-seven books of the New Testament are largely a commentary on the Old Testament, and each part of the Bible is a signpost to Jesus.

These two approaches have yet to converge. Until now. Jesus is written for the average reader as well as scholars. Leonard sweet and frank viola authors of Jesus Manifesto unfold the greatest story ever told in a fresh and invigorating way. So whether you are a seasoned christian, a new believer, or someone who is intrigued by Jesus, this book unveils the discoveries of a lifetime, transforming the tired and familiar way we have read the Bible into an electrifying journey of rediscovering Christ.