Religion & Spirituality Books

Heretics (Hendrickson Christian Classics)

This 1905 collection of articles focuses on the era's "heretics": those who pride themselves on their superiority to conservative views. G.K. Chesterton's companion volume to Orthodoxy asseses such artists and writers as Kipling, Shaw, Wells, and Whistler with the author's characteristic wisdom and good humor.

Coming To Jesus: One Man's Search for Truth and Life Purpose

Who am I? Why do I exist? What's the purpose of life? What happens when I die? Is there a God? If there's a God, who is He? Does He care about me? At age 14, Britt Gillette found himself alone in a hospital late at night struggling with the universal questions of life. You've probably asked yourself these same questions, and maybe you've found the answers. But for Britt, these were new questions, and he didn't like it at all that he didn't have the answers. So he set out on a personal quest to find the truth. Along the way, he examined the claims of every religion, philosopher, political leader, psychic, and mystic he could find, and what he discovered was nothing short of astounding. What he found changed his life forever, and maybe it can change yours too.

Value Compact Bible-ESV-Ornament Design

The ESV Value Compact Bible retains many of the components of the ESV Compact Bible. It features a quality TruTone cover, but is made more affordable by not including gilded paper edges or a ribbon marker. The Value Compact Bible is a conveniently sized and affordably priced edition, making it a practical option for anyone who wants to take God's Word wherever they go.

Decoding The QURAN (A Unique Sufi Interpretation)

In this incredible age of increasing awareness and the rise of consciousness, where the intellect is craving to find the answers to the place and purpose of one's existence, we often find ourselves at an intersection of ancient texts and modern science, falling into an array of dichotomies. Decoding the Quran is a unique interpretation, which shows the integration of the two ways, highlighting non-duality of existence, and more importantly how the human being is an integral factor of this Oneness. It employs a holistic approach to the seemingly disconnected events, laws, edicts and commands of God, integrating this miraculous knowledge, to define how and why it is a concern to humans. What is the reality of a human being? Why is mankind reminded of their reality? What does the narrations of past events mean to us in our everyday? How should we understand the metaphors of the Quran? What is awaiting us after death? The answers to these questions, along with how man should understand the One denoted by the name Allah, are the most important and prominent topics covered in the Quran... Since the Quran addresses the whole of humanity throughout all ages as guidance to the truth, this particular construal has been done in the light of the realities of today.

Hierarchy

Leadership Lessons from the Life of Rasoolullah: Proven techniques of how to succeed in today's world

There is a distinct difference between how one whose core faith is that Muhammad(Peace be upon him) was the Messenger of Allah and how someone who does not hold this belief, writes about him. This book, however, is not simply an analysis of history. It is a labor of love and reverence while being analytical and objective. It is an attempt by one who not only believes that Muhammad(Peace be upon him) was the best leader that ever existed but who believes in him and his message and wants to share it. The life of Muhammad(Peace be upon him) the Messenger of Allah is rich and full of lessons. It has been so well documented and so much has been written about his life over the centuries that another attempt is almost unnecessary. However, I decided to write this for two reasons: to make the lessons from the life of Rasoolullah(Peace be upon him) relating specifically to leadership easily accessible to the seeker, whether Muslim or not; and to make an attempt to see how these lessons are applicable today in a world that is in principle, very similar to the world he lived in. My premise is this: Since he was able to change his world and take his people from being the most insignificant, oppressed and weakest to becoming the predominant, admired and strongest in just one generation; if we learn how he was able to do it, we will be able to learn how to succeed in our world today.

The Religion of the Samurai: A Study of Zen Philosophy and Discipline in China and Japan

Zen was uniquely suited to the Samurai of Japan. The high moral principles of Buddhism, when adopted and adapted by the Japanese warriors who became the Samurai, created an austere philosophy of singular beauty and depth. Its characteristic requirements of strict control over body and mind was exemplified by ancient warrior monks whose serene countenance, even in the face of certain death, made them much admired even by their foes.

Zen may be the most misunderstood of the world's moral philosophies. While it is often classified as a Religion, it is frequently considered by its adherents to be a utilitarian philosophy, a collection of rational moral precepts or, even more simply, as a state of being. The aim of the practice of Zen is to become Enlightened and achieve the beatitude of Nirvana.

To reach Nirvana means to achieve the state of extinction of pain and the annihilation of sin. Zen never looks for the realization of its beatitude in a place like heaven, nor believes in the realm of Reality transcendental of the phenomenal universe, nor gives countenance to the superstition of Immortality, nor does it hold the world is the best of all possible worlds, nor conceives life simply as blessing. It is in this life, full of shortcomings, misery, and sufferings, that Zen hopes to realize its beatitude. It is in this world, imperfect, changing, and moving, that Zen finds the Divine Light it worships. It is in this phenomenal universe of limitation and relativity that Zen aims to attain to highest Nirvana.

Orthodoxy

Jesus Came to Save Sinners: An Earnest Conversation with Those Who Long for Salvation and Eternal Life

This is a heart-level conversation with you, the reader. Every excuse, reason, and roadblock for....

Psychic Development for Beginners: A Clear and Concise Guide on How to Allow and Naturally Develop Your Intuition and Psychic Abilities (Psychic ... Psychic Dreams, Psychic Development)

Have you ever wondered if you have the potential for psychic ability or wanted to know how you can naturally develop it? This is the book that can help you. The question of are you psychic is not the correct question as everyone has these abilities deep inside them, the real question is how to uncover these abilities that lie dormant inside the human mind and heart. Just are there are many people on this planet there are also different psychic abilities a person can experience. This book is going to discuss the different psychic abilities that people can possess so you can know which ability you might naturally have and then you will find exercises in the book to create conditions for these abilities to grow in you. Here is a preview of what you will learn. Types of Psychic abilities you can posses and how they manifest. How to notice the signs of Psychic ability and what to look for. Strategies for developing your Psychic abilities. Developing your psychic reading skills. Exercises to develop different types of psychic ability

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Prayer Will Change Your Life: Step by Step Actions on Why You Need to Use the Power of Prayer

You will not achieve fulfillment and happiness until you allow God to be the architect of your reality. Imagine that with a few moments each day, you could begin the powerful transformation toward complete control of your own life and well-being through prayer.

You will be able to release all fear and doubt simply because you know that God gives you the strength. You can utilize this simple, proven technique to regain the lost comforts of joy, love, and fulfillment in your life.

God's gift of life is too short to be exhausted on thousands of everyday anxieties and fears. Sadly, the average person will get to the end of his life and realize that more than half of it was spent struggling with these kinds of problems. Because they didn't know what to do, many of these people never found any satisfaction in life. You can and will become bigger than those struggles by enhancing the positive energy that God already has flowing within you.

If you want to see positive change now, you'll find the quickest path to fulfillment with prayer through God's love. There is no time to spend on loss, negativity, and defeat when you can be achieving tangible, historically proven results with minimum time and effort invested.

There is no limit to changes that God can make in your life through the power of creating truth with prayer.

Listen to this audiobook now and change your life today!

The Astral Plane: Its Scenery, Inhabitants and Phenomena

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain....

Revelation Unveiled: Understanding the Heart of Jesus in the Imminent Day of the Lord

The book of Revelation should be of intense interest to today's Christian. It describes not only the persecution that originates from Satan, but also announces the day when God will intervene and cleanse the earth. This is definitely something to look forward to if we are right with him. Not so much for those living for themselves. Sadly, many commentaries on Revelation ignore the need to have a clean heart in order to survive what's coming. In this edition, we dig deep into the signs, the wonders, and the genuine Christian's role in the soon-to-be-fulfilled book of Revelation. We even go back to the prophets to help clarify what is the most important message to Christians today. About the Author Russell Stendal, a former hostage of Colombian rebels, is a lifelong missionary to that same group in the jungles of Colombia. He is an influential friend to military and government leaders in Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela, and the United States. Russell's ministry shares the gospel via twelve radio stations, hundreds of thousands of Bibles, books, and movies distributed through airplane parachute drops and numerous speaking engagements for groups of leaders, prisoners, and individuals. Russell goes wherever the Lord leads, whether it's to speak with a president or to go deep into the jungle to help an individual in trouble. He has witnessed thousands commit their lives to Christ.

Quran - The Final Testament: Authorized English Version

Proclaiming One unifying religion for all the people. The Book is, without a doubt, a revelation fro....

Essence of Instruction (Upadesa Saram)

The great Tamil poet Muruganar approached the South Indian sage, Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi, and requested elucidation on the instruction which had been given by Lord Siva to the Rishis of Darukavanam (the Pine Forest). The Rishis had become hooked on action (karma) and every attainment threw up the desire for a further bigger, better attainment. They approached Siva and asked for help. Things have not changed much since then ... have they? The human condition continues to be enthralled with the shadows all the while oblivious to the all important source of the light. Sri Ramana Maharshi agreed and wrote this instruction in 30 verses. Later, the verses were translated into Telugu, Malayalam and, at the request of the great Sanskritist, Kavyakantha Ganapati Muni, they were also translated into Sanskrit. The Sanskrit work is known as Upadesa Saram (The Essence of Instruction). This is an English translation of that work with commentary by Miles Wright.

An Unforgivable Secret (Amish Secrets #1)

Hannah has a good life. A beautiful home, a loving husband, and a wonderful Amish community are only a few of her daily blessings. But she has carried a heavy burden for years: a secret that no one must know. When tragedy strikes, her secret threatens to be revealed, jeopardizing everything she's ever loved. Will Hannah be able to face her greatest fear and find God's purpose for her life? Inspirational Christian Fiction

Modern Buddhism: The Path of Compassion and Wisdom - Volume 1 Sutra

Introduction and Encouragement

This eBook Modern Buddhism - The Path of Compassion and Wisdom, in three volumes, is being distributed freely at the request of the author Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. The author says: "Through reading and practicing the instructions given in this book, people can solve their daily problems and maintain a happy mind all the time." So that these benefits can pervade the whole world, Geshe Kelsang wishes to give this eBook freely to everyone.

We would like to request you to please respect this precious Dharma book, which functions to free living beings from suffering permanently. If you continually read and practice the advice in this book, eventually your problems caused by anger, attachment and ignorance will cease.

Volume 1 Sutra explains how to practise basic Buddhist compassion and wisdom in daily life. Covering topics such as What is Buddhism?, Buddhist Faith, The Preciousness of our Human Life, What does our Death Mean?, What is Karma?, The Four Noble Truths & Training in Love and Compassion, this volume shows how we can transform our lives, improve our relationships with others and look behind appearances to see the way things really are.

Please enjoy this special gift from Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, who dedicates: "May everyone who reads this book experience deep peace of mind, and accomplish the real meaning of human life."

About the Author

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso was ordained as a Buddhist monk in Tibet at the age of eight. He is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. Living in the West since 1977, he is the author of 21 highly acclaimed books that reveal the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment, including Buddha's Sutra and Tantra teachings. He has also founded over 1,100 Kadampa Meditation Centers and groups around the world.

Library Journal Review

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso "is a prolific and respected author," according to Library Journal, and in Modern Buddhism, "he again presents the thought of the Buddha in an especially accessible manner." Library Journal calls Gyatso's 21st book "elegantly stated" and "a delight."

The Essence of Buddhism

This book describes the basic principles of Buddhism. Much has been written about Buddhism and how to practice it. Readers will have no difficulty finding hundreds of books on the topic. This book simply focuses on the essence of Buddhism, as expressed in the Four Noble Truths and the Eight-fold Path.

Buddhism is not a religion as such; it does not propose an external God. It does not seek to replace a person's existing religious beliefs, only to supplement them. The Buddha, in all likelihood, would rather his followers describe themselves simply as Followers of The Way.

An Unexpected Duke’s Invitation (The Matchmakers of the West End Book 1)

Short Sampler to: To Love A Lord of London.What happens when the rakish Lord in the whole of London is truly falling in love with a simple, plain, and most ordinary girl, something he has been avoiding-his innermost fear. True love?

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IMPORTANT NOTE:

An Unexpected Duke's Invitationis a short sampler to: To Love A Lord of London.

However, if you prefer to read the full book, you can download the belowlink which is priced at $0.99(around 330pages) or download for free on KindleUnlimited.

LINK to: To Love A Lord of London: amzn.com/B01JSNW7PA

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Miss Amy Ott is London's newest riddle. . .

She's the mysterious niece of one of England's wealthiest dukes, and is about to encounter her first season.

Knowing nothingabout the workings of corsets and country dances,she's looking for any help she can find...even when it comes from the most unlikely source...



London's infamous rogue--an older Duke.

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This catches the attention from the most unlikely,most alluring man in all ofLondon.

Lord Nathaniel Dawnton knows what he wants.



Amy Ott.



And...this is definitely not in a way that he could speak of in public.



The scoundrel,who blackened his own soul, had met all sorts of women throughout his years, but none like Amy.

He's intrigued and won't stop until he has her.

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When Nathaniel's pursuits meet the walls of Amy's strength, the young lord is ready to jump those walls blindly...

But...he doesn't realize that a jump toward Amy might mean a fall toward love... something he has been avoiding--his innermost fear ...true love.



But once Amy's dark secrets are out,will the fall have been worth it?

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IMPORTANT NOTE:

An Unexpected Duke'sInvitation is a short sampler to : To Love A Lord of London.

However, if you prefer to read the full book, you can download the below link which is priced at $0.99(around 330pages) or download for free on KindleUnlimited.

LINK to: To Love A Lord of London:amzn.com/B01JSNW7PA

Gentleman of Her Dreams (Ladies of Distinction): A Novella

When Miss Charlotte Wilson asks God for a husband, she decides He must want her to pursue Mr. Hamilton Beckett, the catch of the season. The only problem? She's never actually met Hamilton. Fortunately, one of her oldest and dearest friends, Mr. Henry St. James--who has returned to New York after a two-year absence--does know Hamilton. Much to Henry's chagrin, Charlotte immediately ropes him into helping her meet Hamilton. However, none of her plans to catch Hamilton's eye go as she expected, and she is even more confused when her old feelings for Henry begin to resurrect themselves. In the midst of the mayhem Charlotte always seems to cause, she wonders if the gentleman of her dreams might be an entirely different man than she thought.

This novella is a companion to A Change of Fortune, Jen Turano's full-length debut novel, available fall 2012!

The Essence of Man

The Essence of Man is a re-evaluation, or perhaps a renovation, of what has for centuries been indisputably accepted as the fundamental teachings of Islam. By deconstructing the outer conventional meanings of the many religious or, more specifically, Islamic labels and concepts, the reader is taken to explore the underlying universal meanings of the symbols and metaphors of their faith, and hence the essence of their self. What is the purpose of religion? What is Sufism? What state of existence lies beyond death? Who or what is referenced by the name 'Allah'? What was the ultimate reality Muhammad (saw) wanted to share with mankind? Why does one have to engage in certain practices and comply with the sunnah? How can one escape 'duality' and advance to higher states of consciousness? And, most important of all, what is the essence of all of these 'essential teachings' man has been advised to follow? Through a compilation of various writings and talks, Ahmed Hulusi takes his readers back to the core and redefines what it means to be a Muslim.

Yoga Basic Knowledge: Exercises, Stories, Meditation and Enlightenment. Yoga for Beginners, Inner Peace and Happiness.

Yoga is a path of health, relaxation and happiness. We cleanse systematic our body and mind of the tensions (samskaras). This gives us inner happiness, healing and ongoing health. The body becomes healthy. The mind becomes positive. We get the properties of inner peace, inexhaustible energy, mental clarity, embracing love, joy and kindness. Yoga provides a variety of techniques. It has techniques for the body and the mind. We should practice each yoga exercise so that it works well for us. What hurts us, we omit. What is good, that we do. We can vary all yoga exercises creatively.

Modern Buddhism: The Path of Compassion and Wisdom - Volume 3 Prayers for Daily Practice

Introduction and Encouragement

This eBook Modern Buddhism - The Path of Compassion and Wisdom, in three volumes, is being distributed freely at the request of the author Geshe Kelsang Gyatso (the Kindle Store sets the minimum price at 99 cents and also in some countries additional taxes are added). The author says: "Through reading and practicing the instructions given in this book, people can solve their daily problems and maintain a happy mind all the time." So that these benefits can pervade the whole world, Geshe Kelsang wishes to give this eBook freely to everyone.

We would like to request you to please respect this precious Dharma book, which functions to free living beings from suffering permanently. If you continually read and practice the advice in this book, eventually your problems caused by anger, attachment and ignorance will cease.

Volume 3 Prayers for Daily Practice presents a collection of prayers for our daily practice of Sutra and Tantra, including Liberating Prayer, Prayers for Meditation, The Yoga of Buddha Heruka and Avalokiteshvara Sadhana. A Glossary, Bibliography and contact information is also provided. Through practising these prayers regularly we can develop and maintain compassion and wisdom in our daily life, and swiftly fulfil our human potential.

Please enjoy this special gift from Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, who dedicates: "May everyone who reads this book experience deep peace of mind, and accomplish the real meaning of human life."

With best wishes,

Manuel Rivero-De Martine

Tharpa Publications, UK Tharpa Director

About the Author

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso was ordained as a Buddhist monk in Tibet at the age of eight. He is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. Living in the West since 1977, he is the author of 21 highly acclaimed books that reveal the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment, including Buddha's Sutra and Tantra teachings. He has also founded over 1,100 Kadampa Meditation Centers and groups around the world.

Library Journal Review

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso "is a prolific and respected author," according to Library Journal, and in Modern Buddhism, "he again presents the thought of the Buddha in an especially accessible manner." Library Journal calls Gyatso's 21st book "elegantly stated" and "a delight."

Modern Buddhism: The Path of Compassion and Wisdom - Volume 2 Tantra

Introduction and Encouragement

This eBook Modern Buddhism - The Path of Compassion and Wisdom, in three volumes, is being distributed freely at the request of the author Geshe Kelsang Gyatso (the Kindle Store sets the minimum price at 99 cents and also additional taxes are added in many countries). The author says: "Through reading and practicing the instructions given in this book, people can solve their daily problems and maintain a happy mind all the time." So that these benefits can pervade the whole world, Geshe Kelsang wishes to give this eBook freely to everyone.

We would like to request you to please respect this precious Dharma book, which functions to free living beings from suffering permanently. If you continually read and practice the advice in this book, eventually your problems caused by anger, attachment and ignorance will cease.

Volume 2 Tantra explains how to practise Buddha's profound Tantric teachings - the quick path to enlightenment. Covering topics such as The Preciousness of Tantra, The Tantra of Generation Stage and Completion Stage, and How to Meditate on the Central Channel, Indestructible Drop and Indestructible Wind and Mind, this volume shows how, through sincere practice, we can fulfil our compassionate wish and attain full enlightenment in this life.

Please enjoy this special gift from Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, who dedicates: "May everyone who reads this book experience deep peace of mind, and accomplish the real meaning of human life."

With best wishes,

Manuel Rivero-De Martine

Tharpa Publications, UK Tharpa Director

About the Author

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso was ordained as a Buddhist monk in Tibet at the age of eight. He is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. Living in the West since 1977, he is the author of 21 highly acclaimed books that reveal the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment, including Buddha's Sutra and Tantra teachings. He has also founded over 1,100 Kadampa Meditation Centers and groups around the world.

Library Journal Review

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso "is a prolific and respected author," according to Library Journal, and in Modern Buddhism, "he again presents the thought of the Buddha in an especially accessible manner." Library Journal calls Gyatso's 21st book "elegantly stated" and "a delight."

Free to Love: A Christian Romance Novel: Volume 1 (Inspiration Point Series)

Free to Love is Book #1 of the Inspiration Point Story. It begins with the story of Julie Petersen's struggle to escape from a controlling mother and the clutches of a rich controlling fiance who won't stop at anything to make her his wife. This story highlights Julie's journey to freedom, her hopes, her struggles, and her achievements as she trusts God to help her grow. In this first book, Julie Petersen escapes James, her soon to be fiance, and her mother, who tries to make Julie conform to the lifestyle of the rich. She leaves home under cover of darkness with nothing more than a handful of clothes, little money to her name, and a strong faith that God will help her survive. During her journey, she meets Mark, a handsome man who touches her heart with his helpfulness and genuine concern for her well being. But before their relationship can blossom, disasters strikes when her fiance tracks her down and changes the course of her life. Mark is a resident of Newport Beach who still suffers from the sting of being dumped by his ex-fiance. Refusing to give up on love, he hopes to find the right Christian woman to settle down with someday. Mark bumps into Julie at his favorite hangout, Inspiration Point, and is instantly attracted to her. Julie goes missing and now he must figure a way to rescue her from her crazy fiance who has kidnapped her. Can he rescue Julie in time and profess his love for her? Or will he be too late and miss out on marrying the love of his life?

A Unicorn's Horn: A Compilation of Short Works: by George R. Martin III

First there was God and God was the Truth. Then there was Light the first born angel Lucifer which is defined as: Light Bringer. The son of God and the Great Mother Aurora Goddess of the Morning. Hence why Lucifer also means Venus or Bright and Morning Star. Now Jesus or Michaels Place of residence. There was Luck, Light, Life, and Longevity. Which formed the four "L's" and seen again on the Buddhist Swastika. Needless to say the journey is long and hard to reach this place. Are you ready to learn what you need to know?

How to Meditate on the Train: A Commuters' Guide

Commuting by train can be a stressful waste of time. Alternatively, you can use the train as fruitfully as monks use a monastery. You can arrive at your destination refreshed, at peace and enlightened...this book shows you how.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky: The Complete Novels

This book contains the complete novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky in the chronological order of their original publication.

- Poor Folk

- The Double

- Netochka Nezvanova

- The Village of Stepanchikovo

- Uncle's Dream

- The Insulted and the Injured

- The House of the Dead

- Notes from Underground

- Crime and Punishment

- The Gambler

- The Idiot

- The Eternal Husband

- Demons

- The Adolescent

- The Brothers Karamazov

Illuminati Rise of the New World Order: The Culling of Man

The same occult group of people who have been ruling over humanity for thousands of years continue to do so to this day. The one world government prophesized in the Bible is unfolding behind the scenes right under your nose as you read this, and was given the catchy name of the 'New World Order'. Currently, the technology exists to fulfill all aspects of the Biblical prophecies regarding the End Times, including the resurrection of the original Antichrist, who was the architect of the New World Order over 4,000 years ago. This tyrant will be brought back to life using modern DNA technology, fulfilling the prophecy of Revelation 17:8 "The beast, which you saw, once was, now is not, and will come up out of the Abyss and go to his destruction. The inhabitants of the earth whose names have not been written in the book of life from the creation of the world will be astonished when they see the beast, because he once was, now is not, and yet will come." This is all revealed in my book, including who the Antichrist is, how the New World Order started, who ran it through history, who runs it today, and what is to happen in the future. You can learn right now all of the most important components of the NWO and how they interlock to form a pyramidal, compartmentalized conspiracy run by the Luciferian elites, to the ultimate benefit of only a few thousand of the people involved with bringing the one world government in. The time for a mass-awakening of humanity is short and I need your help! I'm working on the sequel to this book right now called Illuminati Rise of the New World Order: The Awakening. Please support my efforts by purchasing a copy of my book. My book is exactly the 'red pill', but there's a happy ending full of hope and promise if you understand what is REALLY going on, that which is laid out in my book. The sequel to this book is now out, 'Rise of the New World Order 2: The Awakening'. I'm working on book 3 right now, should be out in 2017. Thanks for reading and thanks for your support. -Jeff

YOGA: The Essential Guide To Yoga For Beginners (Yogananda, Yoga Anatomy, Yoga Poses, Yoga Sutra, Yoga For Men, Yoga Journal)

If you are a Beginner to Yoga, Relieve Stress, or Seek Inner Peace, then this is for You!

Here is a preview of what you'll learn:

- What Yoga can do for you

- The history of Yoga

- The different styles of Yoga to create the feelings you desire

- The health benefits of yoga that will boggle your mind

- 10 simple yet essential Yoga poses for beginners

- Best yoga asanas for losing weight quickly and easily

- Yoga poses for stress relief and flexibility

- Yoga poses for emotional and physical healing

- Overpowering asthma with yoga

- Yoga for backache and joint pains

- Safe prenatal yoga asanas to ease your pregnancy?

- Yoga poses for men's fitness

- Meditation

- Breathing Exercise for Greater Energy and Productivity

- Mistakes to avoid as a beginner

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Buddhism#now: Big Questions. Inner Peace. LOL

Monkfish and DVD are friends. Well, sort of. DVD likes meat pies. And a pint. And girls. But he's often miserable. Quite reasonably, he needs to know why he's not happy. The problem is, the answers keep bringing up more questions. Monkfish reckons he knows a thing or two, if only DVD would let him get a word in and stop being difficult. He wants to blend modern science with the essence of Buddhism. DVD just wants a quick reply. Can the two quarrel their way to dealing with the Big Questions of life, the universe... and Buddhism (with a little help from the author and Auntie Joan)? And what exactly is 'inner peace' anyway? And can you still party? Dr. E Mapstone, author of Stop Dreaming, Start Living: "This book would appeal to those who are undaunted by a bit of slapstick comedy in the quest for a new meaning in life. The underlying message makes perfect sense!"Professor L. Todd, Newcastle University: "Dr Mellor's highly entertaining and informative introduction to Buddhism is also deeply scholarly... Certain to inspire."

The No-Homework Women's Bible Study: Group Hug Holidays: Volume 7

For those who enjoy the Group Hug series or just want to add a little variety to another Bible study your small group is doing, this Holiday companion book has 8 individual lessons in the popular Group Hug format for Christmas, Valentine's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Halloween and Thanksgiving. Conveniently take one-week breaks from whatever study your group is doing with the season appropriate lesson for the approaching holiday. A great addition to the Group Hug series or a refreshing one-week break for other Bible studies each time a holiday arrives, you'll be glad you tried this breakaway study. Be sure to check out the other books in the Group Hug series, books I, II, III, IV and Group Hug Marriage. Also, watch for Group Hug V thru VII and Hot Topics to be released throughout 2015 as part of this ten book series!

The Daily Walk Bible NLT: 31 Days with Jesus (Daily Walk: eBook)

Most people agree that Jesus was an amazing teacher and someone we could all learn from. At the same time, most of us have spent little time actually reading his story. The Daily Walk Bible NLT: 31 Days with Jesus is an open invitation to do just that. In just one month you will read through all four gospels, seeing Jesus and gaining insight into his purpose and message for us.

This special eBook, taken from the pages of The Daily Walk Bible, includes a simple reading plan to help you through. Each day includes an Overview that provides a bird's-eye view of that day's reading, an inspirational and practical My Daily Walk devotion, and an Insight that offers an interesting fact about the passage. Every seventh day you will be invited to pause and reflect--looking back over what you have read, looking forward to what is coming, and most importantly looking up to God.

It's that simple, but be warned, Jesus has been changing lives for two thousand years--31 days and yours won't be the same either.

The Seventh Trumpet and the Seven Thunders: God's Prophetic Plan Revealed

We interpret much of the Old Testament in light of the New Testament, but the keys to the signs and....

Amish Romance: Let Go and Let God

Ruth's father Samuel is worried about his fifteen year old daughter on the eve of rumspringa. Samuel's biggest fear is to see Ruth marrying an Englischer. Ruth goes off to meet her aunt and everything seems to go well. But only for a while. When Samuel comes to know that Ruth is attracted to an Englischer, his worst fears come true. How will Samuel respond to Ruth's infatuation? Will Ruth see the light and choose her family over a stranger? Or will she be swept away by the Englischer's charms? Let Go and Let God is a sweet clean Amish Romance that weaves together family values, personal choices and above all, God's own designs for our lives.

Star of Wonder: A Novella (The Incense Road Book 1)

An epic quest across the sands of Arabia

In the exotic lands of the east, a secret sect of Persian magicians study the night sky for generations.

When the stars announce a strange royal birth, Misha, a first-level mage, is ready to prove himself by chasing down this new world leader.

But then an ancient document surfaces, whispering of an artifact of immense power. The temptation to seize power is too great to resist.

And Misha is not alone in his quest. The king's general Reza seeks power to fulfill his mysterious destiny, and both he and Misha have their eye set on the Egyptian princess Kamillah, who will do anything to gain the artifact that could break her bondage to the sorcerer Zahir.

The soldier, the mage and the princess each has a secret to protect.

But if they are going to survive the dark forces warring for their prize, they must learn to trust each other--in what will surely be the journey of a lifetime.

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A Lady of Esteem (Hawthorne House): A Novella

Angel of Death: Angel of Death: Volume 1 (Reaper)

NOT ALL REAPERS ARE DESTINED FOR EVIL. ONE REAPER MUST GO TO GREAT LENGTHS TO SAVE HIS NEXT VICTIM. Darius discovers another Reaper is conspiring against the Reaper Code, consuming souls to gain power. In an effort to thwart this rogue, Darius takes it upon himself to protect his next victim, Peyton Paradisa. As the rogue pursues them, Darius is left no choice but to take Peyton and flee into the the afterlife. But can they find a way to stop the powerful rogue from taking Peyton's soul? Even the afterlife has dangers, especially for a mortal. There is more to Peyton than meets the eye and there is far more at stake than just her soul.

Daily Devotions: Walking Daily in the New Testament and Proverbs: In just minutes per day - read through the New Testament and the book of Proverbs - easy to read format - modern english

Daily Devotions: Walking Daily in the New Testament and Proverbs

Make your daily devotional reading simple and organized.

The New Testament gives you an up-close-and-personal glimpse at the life of Jesus.

The Gospels present a testimony of the miracle of His birth, the impact of His life, and the power of His death & resurrection.

The succeeding New Testament books offer a deeper reflection of Jesus Christ and the ministry we, as His followers, are called to.

The book of Proverbs is known as the "Book of Wisdom" because it provides instructions on how to live happily, successfully, and victoriously. It is jam-packed with tips, advice, and insight that if applied can change your relationships, attitudes, and life.

The Plan is Simple.

There are 89 chapters in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. By reading one chapter of the Gospels each day, and then two chapters of the rest of the New Testament (Acts - Revelation) for a total of three chapters per day, you will go through the New Testament in just 89 Days.

This plan is called "The cell rule of Optina." The monks of the Optina Monastery enter into a daily Scripture discipline: one chapter from the Gospels and two chapters from the rest of the New Testament, reading daily in order beginning with the book of Acts and ending with the last chapter of Revelation.

By following this plan, Matthew 1 and Acts 1-2 are on the first day, and then the last gospel, John 21, is read on the very same day as Revelation 21-22.

I have added a slight twist by including a section from the book of Proverbs with each day's reading.

Daily Devotions: Walking Daily in the New Testament and Proverbs - is simple, organized, and easy to use. Start today, and you will begin to develop a good habit that will help you in your spiritual walk with Christ.

On the Wings of a Whisper: A Serialized Historical Christian Romance: Sonnets of the Spice Isle, Episode 1

Stone Town, Zanzibar, early 1866

RyAnne Hunter is determined to stop her father from leaving for the continent of Africa, where he plans to start a mission station. And she only has until morning. Tonight at the Harcourts' Annual Ball will be her last chance to change his mind. She must succeed! Papa's health, and her future, depend on her success. But, as if her task isn't difficult enough, now the insufferable Captain Dawson has agreed to guide Papa's expedition!

After spending six months at sea, Captain Trent Dawson only wants to think about rest and relaxation. However, when he's recruited by a British naval officer to help put an end to a slave smuggling ring, the perfect opportunity presents itself in Dr. Hunter, who needs a guide to the Interior. Now if he can just help the doctor without spending too much time with the man's troublesome and flighty youngest daughter.

A thrilling historical romance from the time of missionary explorer David Livingstone.

The Power of Positive Thinking: Mastering The Law of Attraction

This book is a study on how to master the Law of Attraction. For thousands of years there has been evidence of a very powerful unseen energy that can attract what we think about if applied correctly. The Law of Attraction is recognized to be anything and everything that one gives focus, energy, and attention rather negative or positive one will attract within their life. In this read you will learn about......

What Exactly Is The Law Of Attraction?

Applying The Law Of Attraction

What The Law Of Attraction 'Is Not'

Achieving Your Goals & Desires

The Power Of A Positive Mind

The Law Of Attraction In Major Religions

Successful Entrepreneurs Who Used The Law Of Attraction

Celebrities Who Have Used The Law Of Attraction

All major religions of the world surprisingly refer to this law in their teachings. One of the famous pioneers of the self-help movement, Napoleon Hill, authored the book 'As A Man Thinketh.' Jesus Christ himself encouraged Christians tremendously when He famously said "And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive." Matt 21:22 (KJV). In Islam, it is recorded that Allah said " I am as My servant thinks I am." Buddha laced his teachings with references to the fact that the actions of a person in this life have results and a change of direction can put an end to sorrow. Hinduism teaches that all a person's problems are usually self-created thus, the outcome of Karma. Both Buddhism and Hinduism recommend the repetitious use of mantras or primordial vibrations to help people disconnect from sub-consciously undesirable thoughts. The Power Of A Positive Mind is the key to Mastering The Law Of Attraction.

Dhammapada, a collection of verses; being one of the canonical books of the Buddhists

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

Out of the Storm (Beacons of Hope): A Novella

Having grown up in a lighthouse, loneliness is all Isabelle Thornton has ever known--and all, she assumes, she ever will know. But when her lightkeeper father rescues a young man from the lake, her sheltered world is turned upside down.

Bestselling author Jody Hedlund's Out of the Storm is her first ever novella and introduces readers to Beacons of Hope, a new series set in the 1800s amid the romance, history, and danger surrounding the Great Lakes lighthouses of Michigan.

Choices of the Heart: A Christian Romance Novella (Bradley Sisters Book 1)

Choices of the Heart is the first Christian Romance book in the Bradley Sisters series and begins the story of each sister's search for a Godly man worthy of their heart. Each story highlights a sister's hopes, her struggles, and her achievements as she trusts God to bring her the perfect soul mate.

(This novella is approximately 90 pages)

Lauren Bradley wants to find true love and goes about experimenting with online dating and attending church singles groups to find the perfect Godly man. But her efforts are met with disaster and her frustration grows as she becomes impatient waiting for God to bring the right man into her life. She decides to become an entrepreneur and purchase Emilia's, an Italian restaurant. But her goals of buying the restaurant are thwarted by Andrew, a handsome man who also wants the restaurant for himself. Lauren is attracted to Andrew, but becomes involved with her boss, knowing he may not be the man God intended for her.

Andrew has had a passion for cooking since childhood, spending lots of time in the kitchen with his mother. Now he wants to switch from being a teacher, to fulfilling his lifelong dream of owning a restaurant. But there's one problem, he's attracted to Lauren and has to fight her for Emilia's. Will he fulfill his lifelong dream at the expense of driving Lauren away? Or will he sacrifice his dream and compete with her boss for the chance at true love?

Other titles in the Christian romance series by Kelsey MacBride:

-Desires of the Heart: Megan's story (Available now!)

-Passions of the Heart: Tiffany's story (Available now!)

-Redemption of the Heart: Katie's story (July 2014)

Don't miss out on these inspirational love stories of faith, family and romance.

A Hero's Promise (Free Short Story) (Culper Ring)

This free e-romance novella is an exclusive bonus from the Culper Ring Series by Roseanna M. White, set in the intervening years between Whispers from the Shadows and Circle of Spies. Fans of the series will enjoy this chance to revisit the men and women who were part of the legendary American spy ring. Their fascinating exploits are further explored in the series' full novels, which includes Ring of Secrets, Whispers from the Shadows, and Circle of Spies. January 29, 1835 in Baltimore, Maryland. Twenty-year-old Julienne Lane eagerly awaits the return of her fiance and naval officer, Jack Arnaud, but she has not been idle. She and her best friend, Freeda Payne, have been working hard to support the abolitionist movement. Their efforts have been clouded in secrecy, but when Freeda shows up in Julienne's cellar with a runaway slave, the need for secrets becomes imperative. When Jack returns home, will Julienne threaten his career in the Navy by including him in their plans, or will she hide news of the slave from him and put his trust to the test? Moreover, why does her fiance appear to be hiding a secret of his own? Despite a harrowing tour of duty in the North Atlantic, Jack's hopes for rest and recuperation are put on hold. His wedding to Julienne is in two days, but a more pressing matter comes to his attention from his associates in the Culper Ring. Should he ask his beautiful fiancee to postpone the wedding for the third time in two years? How will he and the Culper Ring foil the malicious plans they have uncovered? And why does Julienne blush so brightly when he asks her about the cellar? The clock is ticking. Danger looms. Can justice prevail? Will their love survive?

200 Golden Hadiths

200 Golden Hadith is a collection of 200 short and easy to memorize Sayings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be upon Him). Compiled in generalized format, the Hadiths are aimed at helping common readers understand Islam and attain spiritual purification.

What makes this book unique?

- Short and easy to memorize Hadiths

- Original text with easy to understand English translation.

- Diverse content- covering a range of subjects.

- Beautiful guide for positive thinking, personality development, spiritual/physical health, social well-being, and sound relationships.

- References from authentic sources.

- Stunning graphics and fabulous background

- Perfect gift for kids and youngsters

Islamic jurisprudence heavily relies on Hadiths for seeking interpretation of a given issue. Therefore, learning/spreading Hadiths has been marked as an obligation. The Prophet PBUH himself said, "Whoever comes to know one hadith of mine should spread it." However, we also need to be careful while spreading Hadiths so as not to alter any component of it, otherwise hellfire is the sure destination. By providing authentic content with simple English translation, Darussalam Publishers has actually helped general masses (with less scholarly knowledge) in learning the message of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).

Christmas at Pebble Creek (Free Short Story) (The Pebble Creek Amish)

This free short story e-romance is an exclusive bonus from The Pebble Creek Amish Series by Vannetta Chapman. Fans of the series will enjoy this chance to briefly revisit Pebble Creek, and new readers will be introduced to an Amish community that is more deeply explored in the three full novels, A Promise for Miriam, A Home for Lydia, and A Wedding for Julia. As a bonus, this free eBook also includes Amish homestyle recipes for chicken and dumplings, green beans, and fresh bread.

Heavy snow blankets the southwestern Wisconsin Amish community as nineteen-year-old Grace Miller closes the schoolhouse for Christmas break. She's looking forward to having extra time to help the family prepare for the holiday, and she is hoping to get a few more drawings in of the beautiful, snowy Pebble Creek landscape. Her courtship with Adam Lapp is going on six months, and Grace can't wait to give him his present: a blue-and-brown buggy blanket she crocheted for him. Yes, this Christmas is going to be especially joyful.

Yet, amid the cheer of snowshoe outings, church potlucks, and holiday festivities, Grace is given a bittersweet reminder of the Christmas story. Grief is present with celebration, and though the future is rarely certain, she is given a heartwarming glimpse that God knows our needs before we do and will provide.

Black Keys: Volume 1 (The Colorblind Trilogy)

A Muslim Arab Prince with a heavy weight of responsibilities on his shoulders and a young Catholic American woman with a dark, haunted past living inside her heart. Unexpectedly thrust together in a deal of betrayal brokered by her brother, the last thing she imagines when she goes to his wedding in a kingdom far away from her home, is to find out that it's her own wedding, as well. A bright, independent CEO struggling to live this new life, where the traditions and rules are too numerous to keep up with, and an attractive, intelligent prince wanting nothing more than for his bride to find the black keys. Fate steps in to teach the troubled new princess a few lessons about love, life, understanding and acceptance, while destiny forces the Crown Prince into allowing his beautiful wife to break a rule or two. Because when it comes to love, rules blur and traditions fade.

An Easy Step-by-Step Guide on Hajj

Hajj is a blessed and wonderful journey which gives a person a sense of spiritual upliftment and a feeling of closeness to Allah. However, if one is not adequately prepared, in all aspects, ie. physically, mentally and spiritually, one can go through this once-in-a-lifetime journey without gaining the desired effect and worse still, one may return feeling somewhat unfulfilled. This book aims to prepare a person for this spiritual journey, from well before departure to the return home, leaving no stone unturned in explaining even the minor details, which many other Hajj books fail to deliver. An excellent endeavour to fully equip the soon-to-be Haaji as well as for those who are taking others for Hajj.

How to Live in the Present Moment: The Beginner's Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

If you are reading this now, you may have already come to the realization that striving for material gains and everything else the world calls "important" is not actually fulfilling. You probably have a yearning for something more significant. You might not know exactly what it is that you want, but I do know, because everyone on this planet is actually seeking the same thing...

Each and every one of us is seeking for inner peace and a sense of completion. We attempt to reach this by different means, but the goal is always the same. Some people strive for this sense of completion by chasing money or success. Some people use food, some people use drugs, and some people use so-called 'spirituality' in an attempt to reach this state where they can finally say "all is well now."

The problem with these means-to-an-end approaches is that they fail to take into account one simple truth, that time as we know it does not really exist. If you say, "I'm going to do this in order to reach peace of mind" then you are placing your peace of mind somewhere in the future and the future is always out of our grasp.

Peace is not achieved in the same way a material goal is achieved, by visualizing it and then taking steps to get there. Peace is not something you achieve but rather something you realize. Within you, there already exists a deep sense of peace. You don't have to strive for it, you only have to recognize it.

Let me show you step by step how to do just that.

Obedience: The Story of Jonah, the Man who Learned Obedience the Hard Way: Teaching Kids Life Lessons with Stories from the Bible series Book 1: Teaching Kids to Obey

Do you want to teach kids valuable life lessons they can easily understand, relate to, remember, and apply in their lives even as kids and for when they grow up?

Would you like to bond with your kids as you are teaching them?

This book will give you , 2 lethal weapons you can immediately employ to encourage, educate, and enrich your kids' and your spirit as well, as you employ these weapons:

The Power of Stories

The Power of God's Word

Stories are very powerful.. It has the power to bring home truths in a very easy manner.. teach lessons without lecturing.. lessons that are remembered even for a long time that no lecture can.

Why use Bible stories? I believe the Bible is the Word of God. And God says of His word:

"My word is like the snow and rain that come down from the sky to water the earth. They make the crops grow and provide seed for sowing and food to eat. So also will be the word that I speak - it will not fail to do what I plan for it; it will do everything I send it to do." (Isaiah 55:10-11)

This series by Tata Velasquez: Teaching Kids Life Lessons with Stories from Bible will do just that... Teach kids life lessons with stories from the Bible.

This first installment, "Obedience: The Story of Jonah, the Man who Learned Obedience the Hard Way" will teach kids how to obey.

This book and series will change your kids' life. Yes, one bible story at a time. Yours too.

"The book and its content is straightforward, length of story is good for its intended early and young readers.. I believe that is is best for story-telling and teaching kids time than for kids' independent reading. It is spot on as a teaching resource and the story of Jonah is told very well." - Devi Zerna, Australia

DOES PRAYER CHANGE THINGS (Crucial Questions)

Does prayer make any difference? Does it really change anything? Yes, says Dr. R. C. Sproul in this....

Bhagavad Gita for Dummies

Bhagavad Gita for Dummies - A book Every Human should Read!

(Revised Edition - August 2015)

This Book explains Bhagavad Gita (Sacred Text) given by Supreme God as Summary in English. The Human (Arjuna) had lot of Questions to Supreme God (Krishna) and he got answers from God for all those. Most of the time to understand those complex words, people giving explanations and interpretation with someone's life. We are also very comfortable to listen them and read them, but the moment we are back to our normal life, we forget everything. This book is written for you! Considering a common man life like yours! And how to live our life as per the Supreme God's wordings!

What it offers to you:

>> All the 18 Chapters of Gita in Plain English

>> Interpretations with our Common life examples

>> You have funny and logical questions to god; it's there inside this book

>> Guides you to self evaluate, are you ready for it?

>> How far you are from your God? Check here

Recommended:

>> For the one, who wants to practice and experience Bhagavad Gita in Life

>> For the one, who wants to understand Gita in its real essence

>> For the one, who wants to understand Hinduism in true meaning

You too have these Views, then Read this Book:

>> There can't be multiple gods in one world

>> If my birth is given by god, then why am i not part of God

>> Science is a language to explain his creations and not a mode to reach

>> Belief and honesty can take me to my Supreme Power

>>Why don't new Living beings born as per Darwin

>>How to see others grow in life

>>The Richest and Poorest all have Equanimity with happiness and sadness

And So on.

oOrder Bhagavad Gita here for practicing and experiencing it in your life

Appalachian Serenade (Appalachian Blessings): A Novella

Delilah Morrissey has always wanted to be a mother, but when she becomes a young widow, that dream now seems farther away than ever. Unable to continue to live alone in Chicago, her only option is to accept her sister's offer to move in with her family back in West Virginia. Will Delilah have the faith to pursue a new dream--even if it means giving up the old?

In this charming novella, debut novelist Sarah Loudin Thomas introduces readers to Wise, West Virginia--a small town nestled in an Appalachian valley where the everyday miracles of life and faith play out in stories of healing, hope, and love.

Includes an excerpt of Miracle in a Dry Season, the first full-length novel in the Appalachian Blessings series--a book New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber called, "Wonderful, simply wonderful."

The Koran (Al-Qur'an)

THE Koran admittedly occupies an important position among the great religious books of the world. Though the youngest of the epoch-making works belonging to this class of literature, it yields to hardly any in the wonderful effect which it has produced on large masses of men. It has created an all but new phase of human thought and a fresh type of character. It first transformed a number of heterogeneous desert tribes of the Arabian peninsula into a nation of heroes, and then proceeded to create the vast politico-religious organisations of the Muhammedan world which are one of the great forces with which Europe and the East have to reckon to-day.

Sermon Crunch Template Guide

Preaching sermons and writing sermon outlines is difficult for many pastors, and can negatively effects their leadership. That's why Sermon Crunch and this template guide exists.

If receiving your sermon message comes easy to you but preaching it in a coherent, flowing, powerful delivery does not, then this book and template guide is for you. Sermon Crunch will help you tremendously in sermon writing and preaching!

Fashioned from 10 years of studying how to communicate and preach powerfully, Sermon Crunch provides you with 7 structural pillars that help you:

oPreach sermons at a deeper level than the normal introduction / body / conclusion

oGive yourself an excellent base from which to write sermons

oEliminate time wasted deciding how to arrange your preaching prep

A must-have book to add to your pastoral resources, Sermon Crunch revolutionizes your preaching and the way you prepare your sermons for Sunday!

Does God Control Everything? (Crucial Questions)

Dr. R.C. Sproul explores and explains the Christian doctrine of providence, the teaching that God is the sovereign ruler of the universe. He then deals with some of the philosophical and theological questions and objections the doctrine raises. His teaching challenges popular assumptions about the universe and exalts God as the sovereign ruler and sustainer of all things.

The Baptism in the Holy Spirit: Its Purpose and Power (Christian Discipleship Series Book 3)

Jesus commanded His disciples to be baptized in water. However, Jesus also commanded His disciples to be baptized in the Holy Spirit. This raises a very important question: if we received the Holy Spirit when we were saved, then why do we need to be baptized in the Holy Spirit after we are saved? This eBook explains the reason why every serious Christian needs to be baptized in the Holy Spirit, and also clarifies the proper use of the gift of tongues, our God-given new language.

An Awakened Heart (Orphan Train): An Orphan Train Novella

Trying to heal the ache she feels in her empty life, wealthy Christine Pendleton decides to volunteer at Centre Street Chapel. Ministering to one of the most deprived parts of New York City, the chapel aims at making a difference in the lives of the impoverished immigrants flooding the city. After seeing firsthand the hopelessness of the poor women and orphans, Christine is convinced more can be done to help them.

Guy Bedell has been serving at the chapel and pouring his heart out for the people he's grown to care about. When Christine begins to challenge his methods and offers a new vision for reaching out to the community, can he trust that perhaps God has bigger plans in store for him--plans that may include this feisty socialite?

Psalms 47: An invitation to celebration

This book is all about celebration. The because of celebration. God's reasons for celebration

Montana Trails: A Cutter's Creek Prequel

We all have dreams. For Florence Peterson, it was to leave her teaching position in Missouri or have her life relegated to the same thing day in and day out. On a lark, she sent a letter to a school in Oregon, never dreaming they'd answer! Now all she has to do is decide if she should take the position. Because it's one thing to dream, another to have it come to life.

Alton Cutter had made the trip West more often than he'd like. Montana was fresh and new, and his brother was already there. With his wagons readied, the families in his wagon train readied too, all was well. Except for the crazy schoolmarm that had it in her head she could just "tag along." He'd been planning this for too long to let some slip of a woman put a hitch in his plans. Let alone, his heart ...

Dreams of Gold: A Christian Romance Novel (The Colorado Springs Series Book 1)

Dreams of Gold is Book #1 of two Christian Romance books and offers a FREE Preview of the first half of The Colorado Springs Story. It begins with the story of Brenda Wagner's tragic accident at a skating competition that nearly destroys her lifelong love of skating. Left with crushed hopes and a permanent disability, this story highlights Brenda's journey of courage to find a new purpose in life, her hopes of returning to the ice, her struggles, and her achievements as she trusts God to help her grow.

*This is a FREE Preview and not a stand-alone novel*

In this first book, Brenda Wagner suffers a devastating accident during an ice skating competition. Her dreams of qualifying for the Olympic skating team are shattered when her doctor tells her she will never skate again, let alone walk like a normal person. Brenda refuses to accept her doctor's diagnosis and struggles through physical therapy to regain the use of her legs. But progress is slow and Brenda fears she may never walk the same again. Almost a year later, to everyone's surprise, Brenda has learned to walk by herself. Brenda has high hopes of returning to the ice. But Pamela, her skating coach, is skeptical and tells Brenda that she will coach Brenda only on one condition. That she skate with a partner who can work with her new disabilities. Brenda reluctantly agrees, knowing she has no other choice. But her new career in pairs skating takes on a new twist when she finds out Pamela has chosen her ex-fiance Scott Nichols as her new partner.

Scott Nichols is a skating instructor at the local ice rink. He loves Brenda with all his heart and even proposed to her years ago. But when he left her standing at the altar because of a personal emergency, Brenda never forgave him and broke off their relationship. While Scott still suffers the sting of being scorned by his ex-fiance, he refuses to give up on love and hopes that Brenda will change her mind someday. To his surprise, Coach Pamela asks him to be Brenda's new skating partner. Scott rejoices at the opportunity to win back Brenda's trust and her love. But can he soften Brenda's hardened heart, or will they only maintain a professional relationship?

Other titles in The Colorado Spring Series by Kelsey MacBride

-Heart of a Champion : Book 2 of The Colorado Springs Series

One Heart, Many Gods: The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Devotional Polytheism

One Heart, Many Gods is a quick, down-and-dirty guide to building a daily devotional practice, written with the absolute beginner to Polytheism in mind.

This booklet is for you if you are a Polytheist and:



You want to honor your Gods outside of high tides and Sabbats, but you don't know where to start.

You aren't sure what a daily devotional practice actually looks like, or how to incorporate one into your lifestyle.

You need help forming reasonable goals in this area.

You have a good idea of what you'd like to accomplish in your devotional life, but you could use some solid suggestions on how to get there.

You've tried to build a daily devotional practice before, but you burned out, gave up, or became overwhelmed.

You're a veteran to devotional Polytheism, but darned if you've ever figured out what to do with those prayer beads sitting on your shrine!



You should skip this one if:



You're looking for The One Right Way of Doing Devotion. This ain't it, and the author is allergic to that approach.

You believe ideas from other spiritual paths are useless in your own. This booklet draws on ideas from multiple traditions.

You're looking for a comprehensive, in-depth guide to Polytheism. This is a brief introduction for beginners with a very specific focus.

A Life for Christ: What the Normal Christian Life Should Look Like

It would be good that all the LORD's people were prophets and that the LORD would put his spirit....

The Prophet Muhammad

People today, and the young in particular, take many individuals as role models, imitate the way they behave, speak and dress, and try to be like them. Yet, since the great majority of these people are not on the right road themselves, they lack proper morality and attitudes. A Muslim needs to try to emulate the behavior and the morality of the Prophet Muhammad (saas), who was sent to mankind as the last prophet. He was a living example of the sublime morality of Allah's last revelation. He was a friend of Allah and inspired humanity by his nearness to Him. Allah confirms that in a verse: You have an excellent model in the Messenger of Allah, for all who put their hope in Allah and the Last Day and remember Allah much. (Surat al-Ahzab: 21) Although we have never seen the Prophet (saas), we can still do our very best to come to know his exemplary behaviour, his sayings and the pleasing morality he displayed, by means of the verses of the Qur'an and the hadiths. We can try to be like him, in order to be close to him in the hereafter.The aim in writing this book is to introduce various characteristics of the Prophet Muhammad (saas), by revealing his devotion, superior morality and noble character.

Vachanamrut

The Vachanamrut of Bhagwan Swaminarayan is the most sacred and foundational scripture of the Swaminarayan Sampraday. It contains the profound wisdom of the Vedas, Upanishads, Brahmasutras, Bhagvad Gita, Bhagvat Purana, Dharma shastras like Yagnavalkya Smruti, Vidurniti, and epics like the Ramayan and Mahabharat (Vachanamrut Gadhadha II-28). Bhagwan Swaminarayan says in Gadhadha II-28, "What is this discourse which I have delivered before you like? Well, I have delivered it having heard and having extracted the essence from the Vedas, the shastras, the Purans and all other words on this earth pertaining to liberation."

The Vachanamrut is the essence of ancient Indian wisdom as told by Bhagwan Swaminarayan and compiled by his five contemporary scholarly-sadhus who were known for their asceticism and scholarship in Sanskrit, besides their devotion to him. In fact every statement of the Master is packed with and based on His in-depth religious knowledge, spiritual insights and practical experience. It contains practical and philosophical answers to the sincere enquiries of all types of aspirants regarding life in this world and the life hereafter.

The Vachanamrut is not only a sacred shastra in the Swaminarayan faith, but a shastra of every day study. All the literate followers read it daily and the illiterate listen to at least a page everyday. It is read and elaborated upon daily in the Swaminarayan mandirs the world over. It is a landmark shastra, philosophically and in all other aspects. It is the first modern Gujarati prose work which the noted Gujarati critic and poet, Shri Uma Shankar Joshi, acclaimed as the very pinnacle of Gujarati prose. The Vachanamrut, a compilation of 273 spiritual discourses, is divided into 10 sections. The discourses were delivered by Bhagwan Swaminarayan in the last decade of his life, between 1819 and 1829 CE in Gujarati. They were mostly delivered in ashram-like ambience in secluded places like Gadhada, Sarangpur, Kariyani, Loya, Panchala, Vadtal, Aslali, and Jetalpur.

The book records the dialogues and conversation between the master and his disciples, answering philosophical and religious questions, explaining doctrines, and formulating terminology concerning both theoretical and practical points of view in daily life and spiritual sadhna.

Vachanamrut is a compound word of two Gujarati words, vachan and amrut. Vachan means words or speech and amrut means nectar. Hence the Vachanamrut comprises the nectarine or divine words of Bhagwan Swaminarayan. The Vachanamrut is the amrut (divine nectar) of Bhagwan Swaminarayan in the form of His divine words. This amrut leads the jivas to moksha.

The discourses were transcribed not by a 1 editor but by five contemporary scholarly-sadhus while they were being delivered. These editors were:

Muktanand Swami, the senior most sadhu of Ramanand Swami, 23 years senior to Bhagwan Swaminarayan. He was the teacher of Bhagwan Swaminarayan when he first arrived in Gujarat. Muktanand Swami is the author of Brahmasutra Bhashya Ratnam, a commentary on the Vedanta Sutra of Badrayana Vyas.

Gopalanand Swami, who had mastered ashtang yoga, wrote a commentary on the Dashopanishad and Bhagvad Gita.

Nityanand Swami, a profound Sanskrit scholar, authored the Hari Digvijay Kavya in Sanskrit.

Shukanand Swami, was a well-known Sanskrit scholar from Dabhan and the personal secretary of the Master.

Brahmanand Swami a Jocular Born Poet, by the instructions of Lord Swaminarayan Brahmanand Swami erected three magnificent temples in Muli, Vadtal, Junagadh also as an eminent poet he composed about 9000 devotional songs, which are popular as Brahmanand Kavya.

In one of the Vachanamruts, one of the editors, namely, Nityanand Swami, presents 114 edited discourses to Bhagwan Swaminarayan for his approval. He was pleased with the efforts of the editors and authenticated their compilation.

The River of God: Blessings from the Throne to the Uttermost Parts of the Earth (Free eBook Sampler)

This world is in a state of constant unrest, but we must not be distracted from what God is doing now and in the future. God is patient, but soon He will restore His chosen people to a right relationship with Him, though this comes at a cost. All humanity will be affected. Your world will be changed in unprecedented ways and drinking from the River of God is the only answer.

The River of God opens with the river in the garden of Eden, defines God's plans through biblical prophecy, numerology, and typology, and culminates in Revelation with the pure river of life proceeding from the throne of God for His people.

Are you ready to stand firm during the coming tumultuous times? Discover your strength in the waters that flow from the River of God.

About the Author

Russell Stendal, a former hostage of Colombian rebels, is a lifelong missionary to that same group in the jungles of Colombia. He is an influential friend to military and government leaders in Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela, and the United States. Russell's ministry shares the gospel via twelve radio stations, hundreds of thousands of Bibles, books, and movies distributed through airplane parachute drops, and numerous speaking engagements for groups of leaders, prisoners, and individuals. Russell goes wherever the Lord leads, whether it's to speak with a president or go deep into the jungle to help an individual in trouble. He has witnessed thousands commit their lives to Christ.

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The Shadow of Death - Book 1 (The Shadow of Death Serial (Amish Faith Through Fire))

BOOK 1 -- MUST READ FOR LOVERS OF AMISH ROMANCE!When a tragic loss strikes at the heart of seventeen-year-old Katie Lapp's home, will she find the strength to save her family? Or will depression, rage and loss of faith lead Katie's mamm to make a final, horrifying mistake?After seventeen-year-old Katie Lapp's family home is swept away in a flash flood, she believes the worst is over. Katie and Zach, the man she loves, are planning their marriage, and while it's been difficult for her daed, Daniel, to believe in Zach's commitment to stay and build a life with Katie in their Amish community of Faith's Landing, slowly, the two stubborn men are coming to an understanding. But when a tragic loss strikes at the heart of Katie's home, will Katie, with Zach's help, find the strength to hold her family together? Or will depression, rage and loss of faith lead Katie's mamm to make a final, horrifying mistake?

This is book 1 of 3 of The Shadow of Death Serial (Amish Faith Through Fire Series).

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An Act of God: A Timely Synthesis

If the God of the Bible exists, there should be no conflict between scientific and Biblical truth. This fresh and exciting, new reading of Genesis discusses the synthesis that is finally emerging between science and the Bible.

If you are a Christian struggling with the question of how evolution and creation fit together, or how the 6 days of creation fit into the geological timeframe, then this book is for you.

Nation Renewed (Life Renewed Series)

Have you seen the plight of nations around the world and wondered what you can do about it? Do you have a heart of compassion for a certain nation or nations? Do you believe in the power of prayer? Prayer is a vital key for the Christian life, and those with God's kind of compassion, and who desire to see His change, are more effective when they pray. With Nation Renewed, you too can contribute to the laws and atmosphere of nations, you can be a part of the shift in the right direction, and you will begin to construct new foundations. Join this unique 30 days journey from the 'Renewed Series,' as we pray the WORD, upon the nations of the world and believe God to see His kingdom come in our lands.

The Song of Los (Illuminated Manuscript with the Original Illustrations of William Blake)

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Song of Los (Illuminated Manuscript with the Original Illustrations of William Blake)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Song of Los, written 1795, is one of William Blake's epic poems, known as prophetic books. The poem consists of two sections, "Africa" and "Asia". In the first section Blake catalogues the decline of morality in Europe, which he blames on both the African slave trade and enlightenment philosophers. The book provides a historical context for The Book of Urizen, The Book of Ahania, and The Book of Los, and also ties those more obscure works to The Continental Prophecies, "Europe" and "America". The second section consists of Los urging revolution. The Song of Los was one of the few works that Blake describes as "illuminated printing", one of his colour printed works with the coloured ink being placed on the copperplate before printed. William Blake was a poet, painter, visionary mystic, and engraver. During his life the prophetic message of his writings were understood by few and misunderstood by many. However Blake is now widely admired for his soulful originality and lofty imagination. The poetry of William Blake is far reaching in its scope and range of experience. The poems of William Blake can offer a profound symbolism and also a delightful childlike innocence. Whatever the inner meaning of Blake's poetry we can easily appreciate the beautiful language and lyrical quality of his poetic vision.

Manifestations: Life After Death - For like-minds who wonder, why they're here and where they go after they die...

The Narrator

It begins with its narrator who is clearly a higher power: God, Allah, JA, Yahweh, Jehovah, The Great Spirit, Amen, etc.

The narrator does not dwell on that; for clearly, as you will read, it is beneath it to mention; for the logic of the narrator cuts through the concept of true religion and traditional worship.

Once the deity establishes itself, you will find yourself giving it leeway to discover what new scientific or spiritual information it has to offer.

The narrator does not let down.

Personal Transformation

After whisking you through creation, the narrator gives us a glimpse at the Earthly Realm, human history, knowledge of self, and the ever changing of self.

The way the narrator weaves these ideas together and still addresses reincarnation, science and religion, without offending them is what separates this text from the ancient scriptures.

The narrator is intelligent, quick witted, and detailed. Moreover, the deity articulates the present life only as a precursor to our life after life. As the text suggests, life then truly begins.

Near Death Experience

To start the transformation, the narrator allows you to experience death and enter the first of seven realms of the afterlife. This is where, as a reader, you expect a complicated, sketchy explanation.

The narrator makes it simple. The Astral Realm is the first realm that is introduced. As an astral being, the narrator introduces the new challenges that await you.

Similar to how the narrator explained the Earthly Realm; the Astral Realm is explained in just as much detail, yet, simple, so the common person can understand it.

The narrator then takes us to The Realm of Contemplation. It is here that all thoughts lie dormant. Just like the previous two realms, the narrator walks you through the realm while teaching.

This is continued until the seventh level is visited and explained.

Heaven and Hell

This work is a work of eschatology. Where one may read about heaven and hell in the Bible, Qu'ran or Ramayana, the concept of Heaven and Hell are not mentioned in Manifestations.

Could it be that they do not exist? Or perhaps we may need to change our concept of it. The text agrees with Kemetic Science as it supports life after death. According do Manifestations, even in the afterlife, good souls can suffer, if they do not strive to be masters.

John’s Gospel: The Love of God

The publisher offers this ebook for free at www.thetrumpet.com/literature/985/johns-gospel-the-love-of-god.

I believe this is the most profound and inspiring booklet I have ever written. John was called the one whom Jesus loved. When Christ was on Earth, He probably spent more time with John than any other apostle including Peter. Do you know why? John was apparently the only apostle not to be martyred. He didn't write his Gospel until about 30 years after Christ's death. Later he wrote his epistles. He also wrote the book of Revelation while he was imprisoned on the isle of Patmos. John's Gospel discusses many foundational and deep subjects the other Gospels don't. He was the only writer to explain who the Word was and why His sacrifice should inspire us forever! No Gospel writer describes the God Family vision as John does. Only John discusses these subjects: the mighty I AM and who He really was; the resurrection of Lazarus and how it relates to your incredible human potential; the Samaritan woman and what she means for the world; why Jesus wept, which even most of God's own people don't understand. I believe you will be joyfully stunned when you understand these mind-gripping subjects. You need to read and study this powerful message. If you do, it will help you mightily in building God's joy in your life.

In this booklet:

o The Word Made Flesh

o John Reveals God's Work Today

o The Voice of the Bridegroom

o "I Am"

o "Keep Them From the Evil One"

o Living Water

o Build the Faith of Jesus Christ

o A Lesson in Love

Love by the Letter (Unexpected Brides): A Novella

2014 Carol Award Winner for Best Novella

Dex Stanton has never had much time for book learning. He's been too busy helping to provide for his family. Now that he's heading west, Dex is hoping to start a family of his own. However, his attempt to acquire a mail-order bride fails miserably when the lady writes back ridiculing his terrible spelling. Rachel Oliver may be the last person he wants to know what a dunce he is, but she's also the smartest woman in town--and it's clear he needs her help.

Rachel Oliver has lingered in town for three years secretly mooning over Dex Stanton, but now she's done. If the fool wants to write to a mail-order bride company, so be it. Once she begins giving Dex lessons, however, Rachel realizes she may not be prepared to give up just yet.

As their time together runs short, can two of the most stubborn people in town set aside their pride long enough to find love?

Love by the Letter includes an extended sneak peek at A Bride for Keeps. Love by the Letter is the prequel novella for the Unexpected Brides Series.

Love by the Letter can be found in print within the With All My Heart Romance Collection.

Beyond Anger: How to Hold On to Your Heart and Your Humanity in the Midst of Injustice

In July 2013, multiple bombs exploded in Bodh Gaya, India, in and around the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage site, the Mahabodhi temple that marks the spot where the Buddha attained enlightenment. In response, Shambhala Publications offers this free eBook consisting of excerpts from some of our books from a variety of Buddhist traditions that encapsulate values of love and nonviolence, which we can all practice ourselves. A chapter from the Karmapa points out the toxicity and uselessness of anger, from a basic, interpersonal level to the wider society at large. In "I Take Up the Way of Letting Go of Anger," Zen teacher Diane Eshin Rizzetto helps us look at how we relate to an emotion like anger and, rather than suppress it, she marks a clear pathway we can follow to awaken in its presence and not let it incite us to negative thoughts and actions. Jack Kornfield talks about how to succeed in bringing mindfulness and loving-kindness into arenas like politics and war zones. And a short selection from the chapter on patience in the Mahayana classic The Way of the Bodhisattva highlights that the real enemy is anger itself, not something or someone external.

About Kundalini

Everyone who is familiar with this subject automatically may wonder why there has to be another book about a topic on which already thousands of books and countless internet articles have been written. And naturally, one may think that this is a typical yoga topic with that many people want to pretend themselves to be knowing and experienced. There are no objections to these arguments.

When you type "Kundalini" in google, you'll find more than 11 million articles. What an amount of texts and product offerings! In this light it seems totally unnecessary to add more "knowledge", and that's not the intention of this e-book. But what is needed is a natural approach in order to help us to distinguish between those many truths and untruths which can be found in the internet. This is what this e-book tries to do. In order to follow our intuition and reason, we need a simplification!

The Prophet Moses

The history of mankind could be considered as a history of prophets. God has communicated His Divine Revelation to people by means of His messengers throughout history. These messengers told people about God and communicated to them the words of our Lord. The struggle a number of prophets faced in spreading the message is depicted in detail in the Qur'an. The stories and experiences of various prophets, besides the Prophet Muhammad (saas), such as the Prophet 'Isa, Sulayman, Yusuf, Nuh, Ibrahim, and many others (peace be upon them all), are conveyed as examples.The prophet that is most frequently employed as an example in the Qur'an is the Prophet Musa (Moses) (as). The Qur'an offers detailed accounts of his difficulties with Pharaoh, beginning in his childhood, the evil conduct of his people and his struggle in communicating the message to them. His unyielding courage under the most stringent circumstances is presented with the intention of being an example to people. In this book we will examine the life of Musa (as) as it is depicted in the Qur'an. We will explore the events he has lived through as it is described. Essentially, the events in the Prophet Musa's life should not be regarded merely as events of the ancient past, but rather as events and examples to shed light to our own lives today.

Judith (Rose Creek Ranch Mail Order Bride Book 1)

A clean, Christian Western historical romance book.

Introducing the Rose Creek Ranch Mail Order Bride series. Each book features a mail order bride for a man at the Rose Creek Ranch in Colorado. Though this is a series, each book is stand-alone and can be read in any order.

Meet Judith, a poor girl from a coal miner's family in West Virginia. With great reluctance, she heads West to meet the man her Ma found through a mail order bride ad.

When Judith meets Victor she only wants one thing, to escape and go back home to West Virginia.

She soon discovers God has other plans for her life, and the journey takes her to places she never dreamed possible.

Will Judith and Victor ever find their way together?

A story of trials, tragedy, and ultimate triumph through faith and love.

English Translation of the Qur'an

Between these two covers you will find the answer to those questions which touch the very depths of your soul.

Why am I here? Where am I heading? How does one achieve happiness? Can one really find inner-peace? How can the "God" issue be resolved? Is blind faith and the curbing of logic the only road to spiritual nourishment?

The answers given are plain and simple. All that is required to benefit is truthfulness with oneself, and unbiased approach, and a sincere quest for guidance. With that, immediately you will see why so many are naturally compelled to accept this message. We invite you to contemplate the matter for yourself...

The Holy Bible

"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." - John 3:16

Satan: The Sworn Enemy of Mankind

This book discusses our eternal enemy, satan; wherever we turn, satan, despised and cursed by Allah, has laid his traps for us, in his attempts to turn us away from our Lord. This book shows that satan is a being that we must always be on our guard against.

Christmas Angel

A steady crackling came to my ears. It was heavier than any animal or bird I knew of and rather uneven. Stomp. Scrape. Stomp. Scrape. I flicked my gaze over my shoulder. "Who's there?" I called, and I gripped my rifle. No one ever came here but me, but maybe something had happened with Paula or the baby.

"Bri?" I called.

Silence. A chill crept up my spine. Someone watched me. I was sure of it. Standing tall, I lifted my rifle. "Come out whoever you are."

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Angel Taylor had her life all figured out until her best friend shoved Elias Harper off on her. What's she need with a boy anyway? But Marta said he liked to dance and somehow that was appealing.

However, something strange is happening in town and this right before Christmas. Is Elias involved? What is the secret he keeps from her? And what should she do when her life changes for good?

Clean Historical Romance by best-selling author, SUZANNE D. WILLIAMS.

The Talisman & The Betrothed (Illustrated Edition): Historical Novels Set in the Time of Crusade Wars and King Richard the Lionheart, From the Author of ... Pirate, Old Mortality and The Guy Mannering

"The Talisman" takes place in the camp of the Crusaders in Palestine. Scheming and partisan politics, as well as the illness of King Richard the Lionheart, are placing the Crusade in danger. The main characters are the Scottish knight Kenneth, a fictional version of David of Scotland, Earl of Huntingdon, who returned from the third Crusade in 1190; Richard the Lionheart; Saladin; and Edith Plantagenet, a relative of Richard.

"The Betrothed" takes place in the Welsh Marches during the latter part of the reign of Henry II, after 1187. Eveline, the 16-year-old daughter of Sir Raymond Berenger, is rescued from a Welsh siege by the forces of Damian Lacy. She is betrothed to his uncle, Sir Hugo, who leaves on a crusade. Rebels led by Ranald Lacy attempt to kidnap her, and Damian fights them off, but a confused sequence of events convinces the King that she and her beloved are in league against him.

Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. He was the first modern English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America. His novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor.

Essence of the Bhagavad Gita

A prose translation of 42 verses from Bhagavad Gita, selected and set in order, by Ramana Maharshi, for use of those interested in Self Enquiry. In these verses Bhagavan reveals the seeker, that which is sought and the means by which one seeks.

The Meaning of Sikh Baptism

BHAI SAHIB RANDHIR SINGH (1878-1961) was an outstanding freedom-fighter and a great saint and theologian who has made a lasting contribution to the religious and cultural revival in Punjab, and was one of the first few Punjabi revolutionaries who staked their life and career to bring about political awakening and win freedom for their country. Son of a High Court Judge and educated in Govt. College and Mission College, Lahore, Bhai Randhir Singh ushered a moral and spiritual revival which set into motion what later on came to be known as Gurdwara Reform Movement. In the Rakabganj Affair (1913) it was his stern challenge to the British Government and stirring call to the people to organize resistance, which prevented the further desecration of the historic shrine.

This book is a short dialogue which took place in a prison cell in the summer of 1922 between a rational minded enquirer and an illumined saint-scholar bringing out some of the hitherto unrecorded aspects of Sikh baptism. This discussion between the author, Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh and his prison companion in the Indian Freedom Movement, Bhai Kartar Singh, took place in the Rajahmundry Jail in Andhra State of India. One day Bhai Kartar Singh was reciting the Sukhmani (prayer of peace by Guru Arjan Dev), on hearing which Bhai Randhir Singh remarked, "There is devotion and eager thirst, but how sad that there is no aesthetic and spiritual flavour (Rasa) in this recitation." These words created a disturbing agony in the mind of Bhai Kartar Singh. He began to reflect seriously over his spiritual shortcomings, and he wanted to know what aesthetic and spiritual flavour (Rasa) actually was? It led to a brief but thought provoking discussion with Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh about Sikh Baptism and aesthetic experiences of Sikh mysticism.

This is the second electronic publication (the first was the famous Autobiography of Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh) of this nature by Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh Trust UK (Registered Charity No: 1144954). With the blessings of the Almighty and support of the Sangat, we can hopefully publish more of Bhai Sahib's work in this way. Any proceeds and donations will go towards making more work of this nature available and for other charitable causes. For more information, feedback, contribute and to get involved you can contact us through our website www.bsrstrust.org or email [email protected] You can also follow us on facebook.com/BSRSTrust and on twitter @BSRSTrust Please write a review to inspire others to read.

Living it Up in Fiddly Falls: A Short Story

She might be as old as the hills, but she's not dead. So what is Maryann Flemming's obituary doing on Page 4 of the Fiddly Falls Citizens Gazette?

Folksy and fun, this 7,000-word short story is a quick read featuring Christian themes and a touch of romance. Download it now to enjoy during your next coffee break or at bedtime. (Goes great with cookies!)

BONUS CONTENT: Your download will include the first three chapters of a full-length Christian romance novel, reader favorite Her Minnesota Man.

Brenda Coulter's first four novels were published by Harlequin's popular "Love Inspired" imprint; one was a finalist for Romance Writers of America's prestigious RITA Award (Best Inspirational Romance). Her first self-published work, Her Minnesota Man, is a longer Christian romance novel that's getting tons of rave reviews at Amazon and elsewhere online. "Living it Up in Fiddly Falls" is her first short story.

Read long excerpts from all of Brenda's books at http://BrendaCoulter.com

Finding the Way Back (Forgiving Hearts Trilogy Book 1)

A sweet, inspirational romance.

Laurel thought life had dealt her its worst blow when her marriage fell apart. For almost a year, she worked to put herself back together. These efforts culminated in a new job in a new place. Away from all the reminders of pain and humiliation, she can begin again. But what if her attempt to escape doesn't take her away from Colton, but brings her to him instead?

Colton is reaping the sorrow and misery he deserves. For the worst of reasons, he hurt the woman he loves. Laurel's heart won't heal easily or ever without God's help. Will she give him the chance to regain her trust? Or will he be forced to live the rest of his life without her?

Other books in this series: For Better or Worse: Book 2 in the Forgiving Hearts Trilogy

Eternity Is For Real. Life After Death Is For Real Where Will You Spend Eternity?: What Really Happens After You Die and Why? Your Future Revealed! ... (Win The Battle In The Prayer War Room)

Your Future Revealed! The truth about the Afterlife is now revealed

Is there life after death? Where will the Afterlife be? What will it be like? Is there really such a place as Heaven and Hell? Can we know for sure?

Every Person

Every person, whether they are religious or non-religious, Christian or non-Christian, Atheist or whatever you want to put in there as a name - WILL experience the Afterlife. However, what THAT Afterlife will be will be determined by very specific facts. This book explains in detail what those facts are. This will take away any guessing whatsoever.

So many people are wanting to know what happens after they die. They want to know exactly what happens to them in the Afterlife.Then this book is a "must-read" for anyone wanting to know the truth.

Life After Death explained!

If you want to know the truth and the facts about life after death then this is the book for you. You will discover, as so many others have, that this is a must read book. No filler, no fluff - just the facts you need to know.

For years, death and life after death have been misunderstood. Many fear death and the life after death because it is the "unknown." Many in the quest for the truth have turned to other books about near death experiences. While others turn to science. Unfortunately, both of these can bring confusion and varied end results that just simply leave the reader confused and still wondering about life after death.

What will happen? What will it look like? Is there a Hell and is there a Heaven?

This book explains all of this in easy to understand terms.

Life After Death is now explained

Life after death is now explained in easy to understand words. When the reader has completed reading this book there will be no doubt left as to the Afterlife.

Grab Your Copy Now!

Grab your copy now while it is still available at this price. This book contains the facts that you wish you knew years ago!

You Owe It To Yourself To Know The Facts. You Have a Right to Know!

Teaching Torah: Beresheet

A summary of the parsha, which includes the creation of the world, through the stories of Adma and Eve and Cain and Abel. The chapter also includes in-depth analysis and insights into the text, suggestions on how to personalize it, as well as related Bar/ Bat Mitzvah project ideas. Student Resources

Daniel's 70 Weeks: The Keystone of Bible Prophecy (Prophecies & Patterns Book 2)

Did the Bible really predict the coming of the Messiah before it happened? To answer that question William Struse takes you on a Biblical adventure in search of the promised Messiah. Of all the prophetic texts in the Bible, and by some counts there are over 2000, there is only one prophecy which gives a specific datable timeline for the coming of the Messiah. That prophecy found in the 9th chapter of the book of Daniel is commonly called Daniel's 70 Weeks.

Did you know?

1.The prophecy of 70 Weeks gives the date for the birth the Messiah.

2.The prophecy also tells of the Messiah's death and his resurrection.

3.The prophecy warns of the destruction of Jerusalem and its desolation.

4.The prophecy confirms the "covenant and mercy" promised to Abraham and his descendants, the Jewish people.

In a world where some question the Jewish people's ancestral rights to the land of Israel, the prophecy of 70 Weeks proves mathematically that indeed YHWH's oath which he swore with Abraham and his "seed" is in fact true, literal, and eternal.

Did you know?

1.That the "covenant and mercy" mentioned in Daniel 9:4 refers to the oath YHWH swore with Abraham and his "seed" in Genesis 22.

2.That the word swore in Genesis 22 comes from the Hebrew shaba and is the very root for the Hebrew word shabuwa (weeks) as in Daniel's 70 Weeks (Shabuwa).

3.That this covenant made with Abraham is the first recorded covenant YHWH swore (shaba) with any man in the Bible.

4.That this oath of sevens is an underlying covenantal theme of the entire Biblical record.

As you explore the Biblical record in this book, you'll see why the prophecy of 70 Weeks is the keystone between the Old and New Testaments (Covenants). Quite literally, this prophecy bridges the Old Testament Torah and Prophets, which speak of a coming Messiah, with the New Testament Apostles who record the fulfillment of those very prophecies in the person of a first century Jewish man named Yeshua.

So if you've ever wondered whether the Bible's prophecies which speak of a coming Messiah are true, by the time you have finished Daniel's 70 Weeks: The Keystone of Bible Prophecy you'll have an answer to that question and you will know why the Bible is truly different than any other religious text recorded by man.

Fallen Warriors: Episode One (Fallen Warriors Season One Book 1)

Fallen Warriors - a Christian thriller

In the city of York, a young woman dies in a tragic accident but is mysteriously brought back to life. As she attempts to find out and understand what happened, a terrorist group plans the largest attack the West has ever seen. A group of ordinary people find themselves drawn together, fallen warriors called to stand and fight, but will they stand or will they fall?

Advanced readers have given the following feedback on Good Reads:

"The many characters all have a depth that makes them believable and the breadth of the story is vast."

"The pace in the final chapters becomes frenetic and it becomes impossible to put the story down. The conclusion leaves you breathless and desperate for more."

"Great read with a number of unexpected twists"

"Gripping and completely believable"

"Edge of the seat stuff!"

"A great adventure story"

"Must read Christian thriller"

Originally planned as a TV series, Fallen Warriors has been released simultaneously as the full novel (Season One) and six episodes. Buy the full novel now or start the story with this free first episode. Season Two is being planned...

Astonishing Bible Truths That Your Church Never Taught

Modern worship and its teachings over the centuries have gotten so far away from what is taught and practiced in the pages of the Bible that many fundamental doctrines have been entirely skewed, and most churchgoers do not even know it. We challenge you to take a look for yourself and compare what you think the Scriptures teach with what is clearly laid out in the Word and observed by the true worshiper. Prepare to be amazed, if not shocked.

Arab Spring, Christian Winter: Islam Unleashed on the Church and the World (Free eBook Sampler)

"If you want to better understand how today's headlines might be fulfilling biblical prophecy, then read this book... This book will help ensure that your faith is built on Christ alone and the assurance of spending eternity with Him, not the sometimes-scary flow of history. You will also get a complete education on Islam and its possible role in the End Times."

Joel Richardson

New York Times bestselling author and internationally recognized teacher

Arab Spring, Christian Winter will help you tie newspaper headlines to your scriptural knowledge of the Last Days. Ralph Stice draws a clear link between the Arab Spring and the rise of a worldwide power that appears to be ushering in the coming Antichrist.

This book will also show you what you need to watch for in tomorrow's news and guide you on how to fortify your faith for stormy days ahead. The Western Church has much to learn from Christian brothers and sisters in the Middle East. Familiar Scripture passages are unfolding with new clarity to believers everywhere.

Learn:

oWhy the Arab Spring had to happen to fulfill scriptural prophecy

oHow the Arab Spring led to the unleashing of pure Islam

oWhich nation could be the crucial link between East and West and produce an Antichrist figure

oThe responses of Middle Eastern Christians to intense persecution and what we Western believers can learn from them

Fear not! He will never leave us nor forsake us (Hebrews 13:5). We will discover Jesus in a fresh way when we face true persecution. How will your faith withstand the great distress, unequaled from the beginning of the world until now--and never to be equaled again (Matthew 24:21)? Brothers and sisters in Christ are facing this reality every day, right now.

About the Author

Ralph Stice has lived in Islamic communities on three continents over 11 years' time as a witness for Christ. During that time, he has interacted with a wide variety of Muslims at many levels of society. He also has read widely on the subject of Islam and has spoken in nearly 100 churches about the world's second-largest religion. He has recently founded RWS Ministries, a non-profit organization determined to inform Christians about Islam and inform Muslims about Jesus's true identity and lordship. He blogs frequently on developments in the Islamic world and is a keen observer of political and spiritual developments in the Middle East.

Fall From Grace: A Christian Romance Novel (Glen Ellen Series Book 1)

Fall From Grace is Book #1 of 2 Christian Romance books and offers a FREE Preview of the Glen Ellen Story. It begins with the story of Kevin Pierce, an ER doctor whose life falls apart when he fails to save a young girl who resembles his late niece, a niece who lost her life while he was behind the wheel. In order to escape his painful memories, he leaves LA for a small town by the ocean, hoping to rebuild his life and rediscover God's purpose for his life. This story highlights Kevin's journey from hopelessness, his hopes, his struggles, and his achievements as God shows him a different path to healing.

*This is a FREE Preview and not a stand-alone novel*

In this first book, Kevin, a resident ER doctor has his world turned upside down when he fails to save a teenage girl named Rachel injured from an auto accident. What complicates matters is Rachel resembles Sarah, his late niece who died while he was behind the wheel. While Kevin still blames himself for Sarah's death, his failure to save Rachel causes his life to spiral downward. Unable to cope with the overwhelming guilt, he escapes to a small town in Northern California where he hopes to find God and a resolution to the devastation he feels. But the overwhelming emotional pain paralyzes him and just when he is at his limit, his life takes another unexpected twist when he accidentally meets Stephanie, Rachel's mother who has also escaped to the same small town to live with her parents. Kevin is torn between feelings of guilt and indebtedness when he finds out Stephanie wants him to help her heal from the loss of Rachel. Can he come to grips with the painful events in his life and travel down the road to recovery with Stephanie by his side, or will he reject her help?

Stephanie Knight is a single mother who suffers the loss of her daughter Rachel to a tragic car accident. Even though she has a close relationship with her mother Valerie and a strong faith in God, she struggles with the question of why God would allow Rachel to be taken so early. She relocates to her parent's home in Northern California to escape the depressing memories of her daughter and to take time to heal. With God's help and her mother's support, she manages to cope with the loss of Rachel. But to her surprise, she finds out that Kevin Pierce, the same doctor who couldn't save Rachel, is also living there. When she notices that Kevin's life has spiraled into a place darker than her own, her heart goes out to him and she proposes they work together to help each other heal. But will he accept her help and forge an unlikely relationship? Or will Kevin reject her and miss out on an opportunity to experience sacrificial love?

Other titles in the Glen Ellen Series by Kelsey MacBride

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Jehovah: in the New World Translation of the Christian Greek Scriptures

Robert Crompton here presents a detailed examination of the supposed "restoration" by the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society (Jehovah's Witnesses) of the divine name, Jehovah, to the Greek Scriptures or New Testament without any textual evidence that the name was ever there in the first place. It includes a discussion of each of the 237 instances where this has been done.

The Best Fiction Sampler Ever 2015 - Howard Books: A Free Sample of Fiction Titles

Complete with new beginnings and the promise of happy endings, the Howard Books Spring 2015 Fiction e-sampler has an array of debut authors and perennial favorites for you to try out and enjoy. Step back in time with our historical fiction, fall in love with our inspirational romance, and enjoy our contemporary stories. If you would like to learn more about any of our authors or the titles featured, please visit us at HowardBooksOnline.com, follow @Howard_Books, or like us at Facebook.com/HowardBooks and sign up to receive our free monthly e-newsletter to stay informed of all of Howard's fiction releases.

With chapter excerpts from the following Spring 2015 new releases:

Accidental Empress by Allison Pataki

Chasing Sunsets by Karen Kingsbury

The Tomb by Stephanie Landsem

Mist of Midnight by Sandra Byrd

A Kiss Is Worth a Thousand Words by Beth Vogt

Shadows of Ladenbrooke Manor by Melanie Dobson

Tiffany Girls by Deeanne Gist

Snow Wolf by Glenn Meade

Valley of Decision by Lynne Gentry

The Captive Heart (FREE PREVIEW)

The Captive Heart Releases October 1, 2016!

Free Extended Preview. Proper English governess Eleanor Morgan flees to the colonies to escape the wrath of a brute of an employer. When the Charles Town family she's to work for never arrives to collect her from the dock, she is forced to settle for the only reputable choice remaining to her--marriage to a man she's never met. Trapper and tracker Samuel Heath is a hardened survivor used to getting his own way by brain or by brawn, and he's determined to find a mother for his young daughter. But finding a wife proves to be impossible. No upstanding woman wants to marry a murderer.

Tree Sun Star: Three Minutes of Zen Bliss

The essence of Zen experience lies beyond understanding. The Tree Sun Star meditation is a way of entering your body and becoming one with yourself, the world, and the cosmos. Internationally best selling author of Buddha in Blue Jeans teaches contemplative meditations that awaken the essence of Zen.

God’s Plan for Spiritual Battle: Victory over Sin, the World, and the Devil (eBook Sampler)

I love a good fight.When unjustly attacked, I have learned to seek the guidance and leadership of the Holy Spirit and retaliate by Overcoming Evil with Good. There is a huge difference between a Peacemaker and a Pacifist!

This Battle Plan for spiritual warfare, gleaned from the life and message of Jesus, especially the Sermon on the Mount and the Beatitudes, was on my heart even before I was kidnapped by terrorists and held hostage under extreme conditions in 1983. Since then, thousands of missionaries, pastors, and other Christians have been kidnapped, murdered, or forced to flee from their places of ministry in rural Colombia. Had these Christians known and understood this Battle Plan for spiritual battle, they could have been victorious instead of prematurely suffering defeat.

Many who did choose to remain in the path of ever present danger have rallied around this message. A thriving underground church is multiplying in a huge area (about the size of North Korea) in the south and east of Columbia where Bibles, church buildings, formal ministry, and even house meetings have been prohibited for more than 25 years.

Severe persecution in rural Colombia has actually served to bring real Christians together in deepening Christian relationships, identify the true church, and cleanse believers from corruption. This has been possible because of the remnant that has been chosen to fight the good fight of faith.

About the Author

Russell Stendal, a former hostage of Colombian rebels, is a lifelong missionary to that same group in the jungles of Colombia. He is an influential friend to military and government leaders in Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela, and the United States. Russell's ministry shares the gospel via twelve radio stations, hundreds of thousands of Bibles, books, and movies distributed through airplane parachute drops, and numerous speaking engagements for groups of leaders, prisoners, and individuals. Russell goes wherever the Lord leads, whether it's to speak with a president or to go deep into the jungle to help an individual in trouble. He has witnessed thousands commit their lives to Christ.

Commentary On Ephesians

Paul's Letter to the Ephesians amounts to a short course in theology. It has been hailed as "The Queen of the Epistles" because of its exalted and majestic teachings. Sound theology leads to spiritual stability, so that God's people would not be tossed here and there by every wind of doctrine.

Snow Falling in Moonlight: Odes in Praise of Dogen's Shobogenzo

Poet and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan has transformed twelve of Dogen's spiritual essays from the Shobogenzo (The Treasury of the True Dharma Eye), into poems about non-dual wisdom, luminous mind, loving kindness, and Zen practice. The odes evolved from the central teaching of Dogen's essays, and are based on his images.The Odes reveal the wonder and mystery of life, and open the mind of spiritual curiosity and inquiry. Poems include Odes to the Moon, Time, Space, Light, Now Mind, Truth, Awakening, Cedar Trees, Mountains Rivers, and Plum Blossoms.

When Life Begins

When Life Begins' is the English translation of the Urdu best-selling novel called 'Jab Zindagi Shuru Ho Gee'. It provides a comprehensive sketch of the world and life in the Hereafter in the form of an interesting novel. The first book of its kind which was read by millions of Urdu readers. A writing that will strengthen your belief in God and the Hereafter. A life-changing Book!

The observer of Genesis. The science behind the creation story.

Genesis, the seven days of Creation ... Where does the text that makes up the first part of the Bible come from?

Is its text a mere introductory poem ... or is it a narrative?

What's behind its words?

Alberto Canen has found an alternative way to answer these and other questions in the Genesis. He has found a route no one had been to before, and invites the reader to discover it and make their findings with him.

The author has found that hidden in the bottom of the plot there is someone.

Someone who observes; someone who tells. Someone who tells what he observes. And a place, a location from which he observes.

The location of the observer.

The key to an exciting puzzle.



The Genesis has been a mystery for thousands of years. No one had been able to understand what the text spoke about, whether it was just an introductory poem to the Holy Scriptures, or it actually contained information about the Creation.

The text of Genesis divided the waters of creationists and scientistics long until today.

With this book I hope to dilute this separation between scientistics and creationists since I have discovered the key that unifies both worlds.

I think the key to the mystery of Genesis is to understand that it is narrated by someone. A narrator of Genesis. Someone who observes the vision God gives him and from there he tells what he observes and he observes it from his human and earthly location.

This earthly and accurate location is the key to understanding Genesis.

Know Yourself

The central theme of this book is that there is nothing in existence except the One. According to Ahmed Hulusi, the contingent and the necessary were never separate from one another; in fact, they existed from eternity as one. Indeed, the only difference is that the aspect of unity is real, while that of plurality is illusory. Reality is one, but its names are many and it is this plurality which becomes the cause of multiplicity. He points out further that the only true existence belongs to the One, and it is that One which is visible in all manifestations. 'Things' have no existence in themselves except as places of manifestation or reflections of the expressions of primordial Unity.

By presenting intellectual and knowledgeable arguments appropriate for the modern era in this book, Ahmed Hulusi leads the reader through an in-depth study, the purpose of which is to unveil the ultimate secrets and mysteries involved in knowing oneself and knowing Allah.

This book will also address a very important issue that is mostly misinterpreted by the Sufi circles in our present time and this is the concept of the oneness of Allah. Indeed, if you know yourself as nothing, then you truly know your Lord. However, you cannot know your Lord by making yourself nothing. Many a wise man claims that in order to know one's Lord, one must denude oneself of the signs of one's existence, efface identity and finally rid oneself of one's self. This is a big mistake. How can a thing that does not exist try to get rid of its existence? If you think that to know Allah depends on you ridding yourself of yourself; then you are guilty of attributing partners to Allah, the only unforgivable sin, because you are claiming that there is another existence besides Allah, the all-existent.

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

This is a short guide to the works of His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, offering most especially a quick glimpse of His Holiness's books published in English by Shambhala Publications (including Snow Lion). It includes information on books both for practicing Buddhists and for general readers.

What Science Can't Discover About the Human Mind

The publisher offers this ebook for free at www.thetrumpet.com/literature/380/what-science-cant-discover-about-the-human-mind.

Think! Will any human person still be alive on this Earth in another five or ten years? The number one problem we all face today is that of human survival! Why has the human mind produced such awesome modern progress, yet remains helpless in the face of such appalling evils? The answer to this baffling enigma lies in the human mind. In the following pages, you will learn what psychologists and scientists do not know about the human mind!

The Light of the Ancient Buddhas - Ballads of Emptiness and Awakening

Keizan's thirteenth century 'Denkoroku', The Transmission of the Lamp, is a sophisticated Zen fairytale about enlightenment and the empty ground of Being. Keizan uses archetypal myths, legends, and dreams to describe the luminous and awakened Zen mind. Zen Priest and Poet Tai Sheridan transforms eighteen of the stories into lyrical ballads that focus on the light of the Universal Self. Although the ballad form is usually associated with the chivalrous and romantic love tradition of Renaissance Europe, the spiritual subject matter of this book is clearly neither romantic nor chivalrous, but a deep expression and inquiry into the essence of existence-Being. These mythic ballads shed light on the wisdom of the early Buddhist masters, and serve as inspiration for those inquiring into their own Buddha Nature and Universal Self.

The Day of Judgment

Discusses the day when we shall be judged by Allah with regards to our deeds, both good and bad; this book seeks to remind people that they should use the opportunity they have in this life to earn the good pleasure of Allah, before it's too late, and for us to be grateful to the blessings our Lord has given us.

The Zen Wheel of Life Mantra: A Song of Luminous Wisdom and Love

Zen Priest and Poet Tai Sheridan's Wheel of Life Mantra is a poetic expression of the Bhavacakra, an ancient mandala that presents the most significant wisdom teachings of Buddhism. It is used to contemplate the causes and conditions of suffering, and as a guide to non-dual wisdom, loving kindness, compassion, and equanimity. The Wheel is constructed of four concentric circles around a hub, each circle representing different areas of human experience and awareness. Beginning with the innermost circle and moving outward they represent dimensions of anguish, consequences, psychological experience, and the workings of consciousness. The wheel itself is an expression of the essential Buddhist teachings of no-self (nothing exists as a separate entity), impermanence (everything changes), and co-dependent origination (all phenomena arise simultaneously in reality in the present moment). The Wheel, like all Buddhist teachings, is an encouragement for finding the way to peace, love, and light.

Sunday Readings in Context: Year A Advent to Pentecost

A short note gives the context for each Sunday's scripture readings in the Roman Catholic Lectionary - who, why, and for whom.

This volume contains notes for the Sundays and principal feasts in Year A from Advent 2016 to Pentecost 2017.

Similar volumes have been published for Year A from Trinity Sunday to Christ the King, for Year B, and for Year C from Advent to Pentecost. The volume for Year C from Trinity to Christ the King will be published in 2016.

The notes may be freely reproduced in parish newsletters.

Your Best Vacation: Seven Reasons Why a Trip to Israel Will Change Your Life

When you plan your annual vacation, you're confronted with a myriad of options. Should you choose mountains or beach? Do you pick relaxation or adrenaline? Should you stay close or go far? You've worked hard for your vacation dollars. You want the best value possible.

But what if you could plan a vacation that would genuinely change your life? Rod MacIlvaine believes a trip to Israel does just that. Israel features dozens of sites of massive historical significance including the places of Jesus' dedication, baptism and crucifixion. You'll see where Abraham met Melchizedek, where David mustered his mighty men for war, and where the Holy Spirit came in power after Jesus' resurrection.

In this book you will find seven reasons why a trip to Israel should be your next vacation destination. Included are bonus materials that will help you plan your trip. For a preview, paste this link in your browser: https://experiencetheland.com/bucketlist/

This year, experience the land of Jesus.

Faith (Lacuna Book 3)

"Faith isn't faith until it's all you're holding on to."

- Toralii Proverb

Hundreds of years before the Toralii attacked Earth, destroying the cities of Beijing, Tehran and Sydney, before they developed the voidwarp technology and destroyed their homeworld, they warred amongst themselves.

The hills of the occupied Kaater Mountains were home to thousands of prisoners.

Including Tami.

A 1900 word story set in the Lacuna universe suitable to read as a stand-alone story.

Parts of the Lacuna universe:LacunaLacuna: The Sands of KarathiLacuna: The Spectre of OblivionLacuna: The Ashes of Humanity (new release!)Lacuna: The Prelude to Eternity (coming soon!)Don't miss these short stories set in the Lacuna universe:MagnetMagnet: Special MissionMagnet: MarauderMagnet: ScarecrowMagnet Omnibus I (new release!)ImperfectFaith

Non-Neutrality: A Personal Testimony

Philosophy is a means to an end - so if your intention is to be an enemy of God, your philosophy will follow. Yet, as Hiram's testimony demonstrates, there is a price to pay for suppressing the truth about God in unrighteousness.

In Non-Neutrality: A Personal Testimony, join Hiram R. Diaz III as he details his conversion from atheism, apostasy, and intellectual insanity to faith in the Logic of God, Jesus Christ the crucified, resurrected, and exalted Savior of sinners.

Arunachala Pancharatna: Five Stanzas to Arunachala

A translation of Ramana Maharshi's Arunachala Pancharatna (Five Stanzas to Arunachala) from Sanskrit into English by Miles Wright with comments and a preceding article by him on the practice of atma-vichara (self-enquiry) as taught by Ramana Maharshi.

Commentary On Colossians

Paul's letter to the Colossians weaves together high theology with holy living, and exhortations with warnings. Its main theme is the fullness of Christ, and the fullness that Christians have in him. Christ's person and work are complete, and Christians have benefited from this completeness. Any attempt to supplement or replace the person and work of Christ therefore undermines and devalues him, and compromises the Christian faith. This commentary confronts several controversial doctrines, including the incomprehensibility of God and the origin of sin and evil. Other features include a summary of systematic theology from the perspective of christology, discussions on true versus false philosophy, true versus false spirituality, what it means to see the Father by "looking at" Jesus, the priorities of Paul in life and prayer, and the true nature of the Great Commission.

Channeling the Guides and Angels of Light

This book consists of direct-channeled teaching from the Guides and Angels of the Light. Alongside every word in the book, there is an uplifting angelic frequency. As you read, you will be guided to open your heart, shift your perspective within, and feel, experience, see, and know that you are in the presence of angels. To gain the most benefit from reading, think of this book as a reading meditation. Take your time as you read the pages, allowing yourself to enter into a soft, relaxed state of being, as if the angels are in your presence, and speaking directly to you.... One word at a time. They are! Angels transcend time and space, and can be with everyone who calls upon them at the same time. When you read these words, know that you are in the direct presence of your guides and angels, who lovingly and powerfully assist you in tuning into the love, wisdom and uplifting frequency available for you now. Read What Others Are Saying About Channeling the Guides and Angels of the Light: "WOW! Amazing read! How did you know all this about me and what I'm experiencing? It's as though this was written for me! Thank you! I received numerous pieces of information from this and above and beyond it reaffirmed I'm on the right path. Even on those days it seems "off." But now I know why those "off" days happen! Thank you thank you thank you!!!" Lawna "This if great. More people should be practicing communicating with their Angels. Also It's a refreshing reminder how we can create our own future." Marie "Thank you Melanie angels of the light. Thank you for the support & encouragement. The connection and energy boost. Love and light." Joan "Thank you for sharing these beautiful and important messages. Blessings." Clare "All these messages are wonderful and very good transformation to ascend on this path, Thank you so much Melanie may GOD AND ANGELS bless you in this path to transform many souls." Kalai "Thank you so much, your writings are so loving.. I can feel them changing my

Resurrection (Fact or Fiction)

Is the resurrection of Jesus Christ fact or fiction? Have you ever thought that the idea of a man rising from the dead is hard to believe?

Resurrection (Fact or Fiction) is purposely small and not meant to be exhaustive. There are many large resources for those who are serious about their search. This is meant as a non-intimidating handout that can be scanned in minutes. It exists to help the intellectually honest person rightfully question why they believe what they believe. Dr. Walp briefly reviews seven common statements made by those who do not believe such an event is possible. Nothing in our scientific, historical, or rational grasp leads us to accept such a story, and it is foolish to believe...unless it's true.

What Does New Muslim Need to Learn?

There is a rapid increase in the number of those who embrace Islam from different nationalities every day and everywhere, and All Praise is due to Allah. For this reason the Callers to Allah hold a great responsibility in teaching the new Muslims aspects of their Religion and the requirements upon them along with the rights they hold in their new Muslim community.

It is also known that many of the aspects of Islam require the new Muslim to practice them immediately upon embracing Islam, such as Prayer (Salah) and the rulings and acts which are compulsory for the correct performance and acceptance of the prayer.

Moreover, the one who has indulged into this field will notice that many of the educational books for the new Muslim neglect the learning and education aspect that includes performance, practical application and practice. This is the reason that arose the need for intense propagation programs that will receive these groups on the day they embrace Islam in order to present to them the important aspects of this Religion that every Muslim must have knowledge of in a simple and easy manner, and in the shortest time possible. The Islamic Center of Al-Ahsa has taken the responsibility of teaching the new Muslims for over 15 years, so it was lead to place an educational foundation to teach them. And after long years of consistent experience in Calling to Allah and Islamic Propagation, the curriculum has been established.

Commentary On Galatians

Paul writes to a church that has been infiltrated by false teachers, and provides a corrective on how a person is justified before God. Besides the fact that it is divine revelation, the letter's enduring relevance is ensured because it is a statement of the core of the gospel, because it defines the place of its teachings in relation to other biblical doctrines, and because it models the manner in which we are to defend the faith against objections and distortions.

Priya's Shakti

A mortal woman and the Goddess Parvati fight against sexual violence in India and around the world in this epic vivid augmented reality comic book involving the Hindu gods. Innovative and interactive storytelling. Received the Tribeca Film Institute New Media Fund from the Ford Foundation and Ms. Foundation.

Teaching Mitzvot: Reciting the “Shema”

A description of the mitzvah of reciting the shma, it's meaning, laws and symbolism. Lists of activites to help students connect to the mitzvah are suggested for students at each age level (primary, intermediate, secondary) as well as for group teaching of mixed ages. Additional resources for more in depth study are included for both teachers and students.

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Creating Business Zen: Your Path from Chaos to Harmony

Creating Business Zen is both a mindset and way of life. It's your key to a more productive and profitable business. Because you can run your new empire better when your mind is not bogged down with stress, worry, and frustration.

Because running your business should make you feel confident, happy and fulfilled. Not crazy, stressed and slightly homicidal.

The Final Order: Proves Srila Prabhupada is ISKCON's Initiating Guru

THE BOOK THAT HAS THE GURUS ON THE RUN!

"The Final Order by Krishnakant Desai has been perhaps the most influential post-1977 publication in the Vaisnava world."

- HH Bhakti Vikasa Swami, ISKCON guru

Who should initiate disciples in the Hare Krishna Movement?

The spiritual purity and general prestige of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON, or the Hare Krishna Movement) has undergone a serious meltdown since the physical departure on November 14th, 1977 of its pure and saintly founder, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada. Most of the scandals that have rocked the Movement can be traced back to fairly blatant deviations from the instructions and pure standards given by Srila Prabhupada, the chief of which being his unauthorised displacement as the sole initiating (diksa) guru for ISKCON.

This particular deviation was highlighted in 1996 in the first edition of The Final Order which was sent to all ISKCON's leaders in a bid to help solve the Movement's problems. No ISKCON leader could now credibly claim to be oblivious to the legal documents, personally signed by Srila Prabhupada, that clearly set out his intention to remain the sole initiating guru for the global spiritual movement he founded. It is these legal documents that constitute the core of The Final Order.

Far from accepting the conclusions of The Final Order, ISKCON's Governing Body Commission (GBC) embarked on a systematic and sometimes brutal campaign of harassment, suppression and evasion. Surely it is no coincidence that most, if not all, of the members of the GBC are also initiating gurus?

This book will help the reader get to grips with the plain facts underlying one of the most fascinating and serious religious controversies of the modern age.

"The GBC should all be the instructor gurus. I am the initiator guru, and you should be the instructor guru by teaching what I am teaching and doing what I am doing."

- Srila Prabhupada Letter to Madhudvisa, 4/8/1975

"Yes, I am the spiritual master of this institution, and all the members of the Society, they're supposed to be my disciples. They follow the rules and regulations which I ask them to follow, and they are initiated by me spiritually."

- Srila Prabhupada Radio Interview, 12/3/1968

The Gospel of Eleazar

The Gospel of Eleazar is a retelling of the story of Jesus, but without the miraculous and without the supernatural. It is set in the real world of real people. It isn't history and it isn't biblical study. It's story-telling and I hope you will agree that it is one worth telling even though, in the end we may never be able to answer that tantalizing question, "What really

The Book Changer: The Life and Teachings of His Holiness Jayadvaita Swami

Examining the Examiner of Srila Prabhupada's Books

His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, reverentially known as Srila Prabhupada, is the Founder-Acarya (spiritual master/ guru) of ISKCON (the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, or Hare Krishna movement). His Holiness Jayadvaita Swami, an ISKCON-authorised guru and Director of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT), admits to having made large-scale changes (running into the thousands) to Srila Prabhupada's Bhagavad-gita As It Is:

"And if the integrity of the books is in doubt, then everything's in doubt. [...] We should all be concerned about the integrity of Prabhupada's books. [...] I've undertaken a really large-scale revision [...] How do you know we didn't mess up?"

- HH Jayadvaita Swami

Jayadvaita Swami is, therefore, a person who wields immense influence over the integrity of Srila Prabhupada's books, shaping what will be read as being the words of Srila Prabhupada for generations of devotees to come. Given this influence, it is only right and proper for us to examine Jayadvaita Swami's integrity. And that is exactly what this book does.

In particular, we examine the following claim made to establish Jayadvaita Swami's suitability for having undertaken this "really large-scale revision":

"Since Srila Prabhupada's departure, Jayadvaita Swami has taken part in no philosophical heresies (and has spoken out against several), he has maintained his spiritual vows, he has served Srila Prabhupada steadily."

- bbtedit.com

And this examination is done using only the words of Jayadvaita Swami

himself and those whom he accepts as bona fide authorities.

Teaching Mitzvot: Tzedakah

A description of the mitzvah of tzedakah. Lists of activites, like making Shabbat challah covers for nursing home residents, are provided that will help students connect to the mitzvah. There are activities for each age level: primary, intermediate, and secondary, as well as for teaching family groups. Additional resources for more in depth study are included for both teachers and students.

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Teaching Mitzvot: Honoring the Elderly

A discussion on the value of honoring our elders. Lists of activities for every age group, like creating a collage about ageism, are included. Additional resources for more in depth study are included for both teachers and students.

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Teaching Torah: Balak

The story of Balak, the King of Moab who sends the prophet Balaam to curse the Israelites. Yet, after a chat with his donkey who suddenly has the power of speech, Baalam chooses to bless them instead. This chapter also includes an in depth analysis of the text, suggestions on how to personalize it and related Bar/ Bat Mitzvah project ideas.

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Teaching Torah:Mikaytz

The story of Joseph in Egypt, from his imprisonment through his elevation to ruler, and reunion with his brothers and family. This chapter also includes in-depth analysis and insights into the text, suggestions on how to personalize it as well as related Bar/ Bat Mitzvah project ideas.

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Teaching Torah: V’zot Habrach

The final parsha of the five books of Moses, this text includes Moses' last words to his people and the elevation of Joshua as the next leader. This chapter also includes an analysis of the text, suggestions on how to personalize it, and even a related Bar/ Bat Mitzvah project idea.

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Multiple Intelligences

An examination of the multiple intelligences students exhibit including verbal, musical, logical, etc. Suggested techniques for teaching Jewish subjects to each student's strength are included.

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Dogma

Are there some practical Christian standards that leave you perplexed? Habits ostensibly endorsed by scripture but remain inexplicable? Staunchly maintained as being right and yet no one can properly explain why they are right. Justified because previous generations did this and therefore must be right? This book examines; woman wearing hats to church, woman wearing men's clothes, baptism adults and children, professional associations and living by faith.

Ethics and the Jewish Teacher

A discussion on the nexus of Jewish education and Jewish ethics, with special focus on the values of tzedakah, k'lal Yisrael, personal and business ethics, and reaching the disabled.

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Beyond Apples and Honey: The Editor’s Soapbox

A call to action that outlines the importance of updating Jewish teaching techniques so that they are more effective in giving students enduring understandings of core Jewish values and issues.

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Call Of The Wolf: The Viking Chronicles book 1: Volume 1

"The air was filled with the groans of men whose thoughts were not of war but of home. In the final moment no one cared if lands and kings were victorious. The glimmer of a smiling child, the soft touch of a wife, the laughter heard around the hearth, and sounds of love were all that mattered. Steadily the light dimmed and the crushing sounds of war disappeared, until only darkness and silence remained." Vikings honored home and the land, community and friends above all else. Magnus, son of Vargr, wanted to see the world more than anything, but his dream collided with the ruthless spread of Charlemagne's kingdom. Two lives destined to change the course of history; the fate of families for generations to come.

A Buddha in the making

This book has thoughts from Buddhism indispensable for a joyful and meaning life.

Enriching Instruction with Music

Suggestions for how to integrate song into the classroom that enhances a Jewish curriculum and helps teach Jewish subjects.

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Roanoke: The Lost Colony: Volume 1 (The Keepers of the Ring)

In 1587, a group of colonists set sail from England, bound for Virginia, to establish the first English colony in the New World. They never made it to Virginia, but settled on Roanoke Island. John White, the colony's founder, sailed away, promising to return. By the time he did return, the colonists had vanished. Angela Hunt has pieced together historical records, folklore, and fact to create this compelling story of what most likely did happen to the colonists on Roanoke Island, while at the same time weaving a tale of God's mercy and grace.

Before the Trumpet Sounds: When Jesus Came to the Tennessee River Valley

Amy and David Owen were not expecting the gift they received during Christmas of 2001. Corey Reynolds was not looking for the offer made to him in August of 2026. The cities of Guntersville and Arab in North Alabama were not seeking the publicity that came to them in the spring of 2027. When God decided it was time for Jesus to return to earth, everyone was caught off-guard. Who could have imagined the second coming would be like this?

The Truth of Life (A Path to Self-Discovery)

What do we know about the world that is beyond our physical perception? What does a man's lifetime in this world amount to if compared to the universal dimension of time? If there is no god up in the sky who expects worship from people, then what is the reason behind religious and spiritual practices? What are we going to experience through and beyond death? The author discusses what the Quran and modern sciences say about these topics and more.

War of the gods (one Book 1)

As a gnostic woman I experience a lot different spiritual ideas. This is a work of fiction about the gods of religions and mythology about a Christian named Marty griffin finds himself in heaven and finds out him in for the surprise of his life.

The Observing One

The Observing One It is an overwhelming experience of perfection and beauty to witness the "oneness," i.e., the "reality," perceived as intuition or "revelation" by those in the past and relayed through allegories and metaphors, arriving at the same truth with scientific... Full description

Afton of Margate Castle: Volume 1 (The Knights' Chronicles)

Beautiful, headstrong Afton is taken from her parents at an early age and raised in the castle, a companion to the earl's daughter. Schooled in the ways of kings and surrounded by splendor, Afton falls in love with the earl's son, brave, Calhoun, her childhood protector. But Calhoun's mother, the Lady Endeline, has much different plans for him than marriage to a villein's daughter. Suddenly Afton's world is torn viciously apart. She is cast out of the castle, given to a man she fears and despises as a reward for his loyalty-an all too clear reminder that, for all her dreams, she is nothing but a villein. Now all she has left is a burning desire for vengeance . . . What people have said about Afton of Margate Castle: "Forgiveness and reconciliation are strong words-as is the word reality. All three are here in Angie Hunt's Afton of Margate Castle. I recommend it to you." -Eugenia Price "A great story demonstrating the universality of human nature, which is the foundation for the relevance of all history. Afton's search for her own identity within a traditional cultural context is as contemporary as tomorrow's newspaper." -Thomas O. Kay, Chairman of the History Department, Wheaton College

What Is the Relationship Between Church and State (Crucial Questions)

How should Christians view the state? God calls Christians to honor the governing authorities (Rom. 13:1 7), but we know that this is no easy task. Should Christians lobby the state to obey God's law? Must believers obey the state at all times, no matter what it commands? Does the church have any say in how the state is governed, and does the state have any say in how the church should be administrated? The answers to these questions aren't simple. In this booklet, Dr. R.C. Sproul considers the biblical principles that direct the Christian's understanding of the state.

Book of Martyrs: Or, a History of the Lives, Sufferings and Triumphant Deaths of the Primitive and Protestant Martyrs, From the Introduction of ... Popish, Protestant, and Infidel Persecutions

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Has the Bible Been Changed?: The Reliability of the Scriptures According to Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Sources

Muslims all over the world are ignoring the message of the New Testament because their teachers say....