Here's the perfect tool for understanding scripture betterthe Pocket Bible Dictionary, providing concise definitions for 2,500 of the Bible's most important people, places, things, and ideas! Based on the King James Version, but with cross references to more modern translations, the Pocket Bible Dictionary also features black-and-white illustrations and helpful phrase entries (for example, "Image of God" and "Half-Tribe of Manasseh"). With entries carefully selected for their biblical significance, and entries written in a brief, no-nonsense style, the Pocket Bible Dictionary is an excellent resource for everyday Bible study.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
More than 80 years after its initial publication, Halley's Bible Handbook remains a bestseller in its various editions, with millions of copies sold worldwide. This world-renowned Bible handbook has been consistently updated and revised to accurately provide even greater clarity, insight, and usefulness. Halley's Bible Handbook makes the Bible's wisdom and message accessible to people from all walks of life. Whether they've read the Bible many times or never before, readers will find insights that give them a firm grasp of God's Word and an appreciation for the cultural, religious, and geographic settings in which the story of the Bible unfolds. Written for both mind and heart, this completely revised, updated, and expan ... more
The Order of Preachers, the Dominicans, celebrate the 800th anniversary of their founding in 2016. This book revisits the life of their founder, Dominic, in light of the most recent historical research. At the same time it attempts to bring the saint to life, not in a hagiographical way but as someone who has contemporary appeal. Dominic was a man of real flesh and blood, with real challenges and struggles. Portraits of him can only approximate who he was, but he comes through to today's world as an itinerant contemplative for whom preaching was a passion and his first love, someone responsive to the ways in which providence worked in his life.
There are many unanswered questions in the life of Dominic and ma ... more
This little book introduces you to Gods greatest and most personal promises--over 750 promises from God covering 70 different topics. The topics show that Gods care and concern extends to all people for all time, including you! Gods promises are as ancient as they are current and fresh, which means they apply as much to your past and present as they do to your future. His promises are relevant not only in your most needy hour, but also in times of blessing and even in the routine of everyday life. Knowing Gods promises will help you discover what God desires for your life and how to receive and enjoy all that God has in store for you!
In a revised and expanded edition, this simple pamphlet continues to guide us in dealing with death and arranging in advance for funerals. All content is as up-to-date as possible and an extra signature of new material has been added, increasing the page count to 48 from 40. Sales history indicates that these booklets are often purchased in bulk by institutions to distribute to people of all ages to help them plan final arrangements, or to families of the deceased immediately after a death. The original edition was prompted by the death of the author's father: upon his passing and pending funeral, no one knew his plans or directives. Since then, scores of clergy, funeral directors, and parishioners have used this guide t ... more
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
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.
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.
El "Atlas Biblico Conciso Holman" se caracteriza por 36 mapas que brindan un conocimiento mas claro de la geografia biblica al lector. Como Palabra escrita de Dios, la Biblia es relevante para gente de todos los tiempos y culturas. Sin embargo, los eventos biblicos ocurrieron en tiempos muy alejados de los nuestros, y es necesario familiarizarse con los contextos de esa epoca.
En este atlas a todo color contiene, mapas con las fronteras actuales de la vieja Palestina, los patrones de clima de Canaan, mapas de los viajes de Abraham y otros eventos del Antiguo Testamento hasta el exilio.
Ademas se incluyen mapas sobre la vida y el ministerio de Jesus, los viajes misioneros de Pablo, las siete iglesias del Apocalipsi ... more
"What the Bible Is All About" is the essential handbook for anyone who wants to read and understand God s Word. Inside this revised and updated edition of Henrietta Mears classic, you ll find an overview of every book in the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation. In addition, "What the Bible Is All About" will Provide a complete guide to the Scriptures Explain how Jesus is revealed in the Old and New Testaments Show why the Bible is one book, one history, one story Introduce key people in biblical history Give historical background for every major event Highlight recurring biblical themes Provide helpful reading plans, maps, and charts, and other study helps Discover for yourself why "What the Bible Is All About" is one of t ... 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