YOUCAT is short for Youth Catechism of the Catholic Church, which is the official catechism for World Youth Day. Written for high-school age people and young adults, YOUCAT is an accessible, contemporary expression of the Catholic Faith. The popular format includes Questions-and-Answers, highly-readable commentary, margin pictures and illustrations, summary definitions of key terms, Bible citations, and quotes from the Saints and other great teachers. What's more, YOUCAT is keyed to the Catechism of the Catholic Faith, so people can go deeper. It explains:
What Catholics believe (doctrine) How they celebrate the mysteries of the faith (sacraments) How Catholics are to live (moral life) How they should pray (p ... more
Max Anders' updated classic resource for learning the Bible in 30 days. "Understand the Bible in 30 Days" includes all the features that made the original so popular-plus much more. Proven effective by over 200,000 readers, "Understand the Bible in 30 Days" introduces you to key Bible characters, places, and events in chronological order so that you can "think your way through" the entire Word of God. Through interesting, memory-enhancing exercises, "Understand the Bible in 30 Days "acquaints readers with the core teachings of Scripture in just 15 minutes a day
What Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, has done in 33 Days to Morning Glory to promote true devotion to Mary, and what he has done in Consoling the Heart of Jesus to promote devotion to the Merciful and Sacred Heart of Jesus, he now does in 'You Did It to Me' to promote the works of mercy.
Fr. Michael Gaitley MIC] has a genius for bringing together the spiritual and corporal works of mercy under the umbrella of 'The Five Scriptural Works of Mercy' that Jesus will use to judge us at the end of the world, Matthew 25:31-46. He then enriches these Scriptural texts on mercy with the practical insights of St. Pope John Paul II, St. Faustina, and Pope Francis.
He also has a very fertile imagination in bringing to life practica ... more
With 10 million copies sold, Together for Life is the top-selling Catholic marriage planning resource and now boasts rich catechetical material and the new liturgical texts for weddings required by the 2011 edition of the Roman Missal.
There simply is not a better comprehensive Bible concordance. A classic word-and-verse reference for more than a century, Nelson's improved edition sets the standard. It's completely updated with easy-to-read modern type and extra Biblestudy aids, including a 200-page topical index, the famous Hebrew and Greek dictionaries, and convenience features such as pronunciation guides, the words of Christ emphasized, and Nelson's Fan-Tab Thumb Index System.
Life is full of demands. Appointments, deadlines, obligations, and constant digital chatter occupy every moment and build a mountain of unhealthy stress and tension. Why not eliminate some of that stress as you ponder the peace, joy, hope, and encouragement found in the incredible story of creation? Take a break from your busy schedule, and focus on filling the intricately illustrated pages with the beauty of color. Watch each page come alive as you allow your creativity to flow freely. Spend some quiet time relaxing with "In the Beginning: Coloring Creation." The worries of life can wait."
LET YOUR TREE TELL THE STORY Bring Christ back to Christmas by giving your children a devotional experience that adorns your tree with Christian symbols.
* The Advent Jesse Tree
DEVOTIONS This book offers 25 devotions for each day from December 1st to December 25th, Christmas Day... the day Christians celebrate that God's purpose wass finally revealed in the coming of the savior, Jesus Christ.
Each devotion traces the heritage of Jesus through the stories and prophecies of the Old Testament.
The Advent Jesse Tree enables individuals and families to engage in a more meaningful celebration of the Christmas season.
These daily Advent devotions are written in two versions (one for ... more
In the Bible, God reveals Himself through His many names-names that reveal more clearly who He is and how He works in our lives. To know God's names is to know God.
In He Is ...: Knowing God by Name, author Carrie Rogers invites you to look deeply into the character of God as she introduces eleven of His names. This ten-week study offers you an intimate approach to knowing God by name. In the process, you will be wooed and wowed by the stunning power, perfection, and presence found in each of His names.
Five daily lessons a week will encourage and strengthen you to lean into God's name in a personal and practical way. If you want to know God more and you long for bigger faith and more trust, this study is for yo ... more
Nelson's Student Bible Dictionary presents over nearly 2,000 definitions, representing the best in biblical scholarship, in a convenient and colorful package. Photographs, illustrations, charts, maps, and topical entries such as "Diseases of the Bible" and "Occupations of the Bible" invite browsing and make Bible study fun. You will want to take Nelson's Student Bible Dictionary wherever you take your Bible.
Quotations are from the NKJV, but the dictionary includes references specific to the KJV, NIV, and NRSV. It can be used with any modern English translation of the Bible.
How We Got the Bible provides factual, accessible answers to questions such asHow and when did the books of the Bible originate? In what sense are these books different from other books? How have these books been preserved and transmitted to us? Why do we have so many different translations of the Bible?A popular guide for Bible students, it has sold more than 1 million copies during its forty years in print. This trade paper edition of the well-loved classic offers readers an even more affordable way to learn about the development of the most important book in history.
This world-renowned Bible handbook is updated and revised to provide even greater clarity, insight, and usefulness. Now with NIV text!
Do you need help understanding the Bible? Halley's Bible Handbook with the New International Version makes the Bible's wisdom and message accessible to you. Whether you've never read the Bible before or have read it many times, you'll find insights here that can give you a firm grasp of God's Word. You'll develop an appreciation for the cultural, religious, and geographic settings in which the story of the Bible unfolds. You'll see how its different themes fit together in a remarkable way. And you'll see the heart of God and the person of Jesus ... more
Our Complete Word Study Scripture Reference Index New Testament is a revolutionary product containing an exhaustive amount of Bible study research material in single book format. The Reference Index is the perfect companion for The Complete Word Study Dictionary. It will provide you with essential scripture references that will make the companion dictionary the most comprehensive New Testament reference tool in your library.
Available currently in the King James Version, the text of Scripture comes alive as you are able to research important information about each Hebrew or Greek word. Complete Scripture Index (sold as separate book)
This volume is designed as a companion study aid to the Complete Wo ... more
You've lost someone you loved, and now the pain seems unendurable. June Cerza Kolf understands. She, too, has suffered the wound of grief, and as a veteran of hospice work, has counseled many mourning people. In this gentle, empathic book, Kolf leads you through the stages of grief, helping you understand what to expect as time goes on and making you mindful of potential pitfalls such as feeling anger or guilt, dealing with holidays, and experiencing physical distress.
No matter what the loss has been, it takes time and heart-wrenching work for the wound to heal. Kolf takes you by the hand and helps you do this painful--yet vital--work. She offers practical and therapeutic ways of dealing with depression and easin ... more
Interesting to read and easy to consult, The Complete Guide to the Bible is a reliable, jargon-free handbook for average people who want to better understand the entire Bible. Captivating writing along with beautifully designed and illustrated pages entice readers into the book and keep them lingering throughout its 512 pages. This latest project from Steve Miller, author of the best-selling Who's Who and Where's Where in the Bible, provides both the big-picture view of the whole Bible and its individual books, as well as fascinating detail on particular passages and topics.
Expanded, student-friendly workbook for use with Basics of Biblical Greek textbookThis expanded workbook is designed with you, the student, in mind and intended for use with the standard-setting Basics of Biblical Greek textbook, now in its third edition. Two optional chapters have been added to the Basics of Biblical Greek Workbook, allowing you to read large chunks of the biblical text and enjoy the fruits of your labor faster than ever before. Each chapter is divided into six sections and includes extensive exercises and significant biblical passages for translation.One of the most helpful and unique features of the workbook remains. You can go through the workbook on one of two tracks: Track 1 follows the workbook (a ... more
Based on the epic NBC television series, "A.D.: The Revolution that Changed Everything" is a sweeping narrative that brings the key figures, culture, and events of the book of Acts to life in vibrant, historically accurate detail. The perfect complement to the television series, the book opens with the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ and follows the apostles as they struggle against fierce--sometimes deadly--opposition to establish the early Christian church. Complete with helpful background information about the characters, traditions, institutions, and prophecies chronicled in the series, not only is "A.D.: The Revolution that Changed Everything" a riveting, action-packed read, it is also an insightful and bibli ... more