God With A Human Face
In the Beginning of all beginnings, the Artist of all artists simply spoke and all of Creation unfolded before Him. Satisfied with His work, God said, "It is good." Not long after, the first human beings faced a serious choice when tempted to shake off their Creator's leadership so as to be His equal. Out of great love, God then chose the Israelites as a nation to be witnesses of His existence.
Near the end of the nineteenth century, Friedrich Nietzsche boldly announced that God is dead. There are no absolute truths, he said; the only reality is this world of life and death, conflict and change, creation and destruction. For centuries, religious ideas had given meaning to life in the western world; but with their collapse, humanity faced a grave crisis of nihilism and despair.
An action-packed shonen fantasy from the acclaimed author of Fushigi Yugi R to L (Japanese Style). An action-packed shonen fantasy from the acclaimed author of Fushigi Yugi In a mythical world where humans and gods co-exist, Arata has the unfortunate honor of being the successor to the matriarchal Hime Clan. This means he has to pretend to be a girl or face death if his true gender is discovered On the day of his inauguration, an assassination plot forces him to flee-and he somehow winds up in modern-day Japan Meanwhile, a boy named Arata Hinohara gets sucked into the first Arata's world and finds himself dealing with people after his life
How do we trust God when faced with the tragic loss of a loved one? Pages of "Not By Accident" are like windows through which the reader can see the reactions of a Christian mother's heart to the sovereign overruling of God in a time of intense human sorr
We're in trouble. But there is help. if we listen. In the middle of the night on August 2, 2016, Neale Donald Walsch found himself drawn into a new and totally unexpected dialogue with God in which he suddenly faced two questions: Is the human race being offered help by Highly Evolved Beings from Another Dimension? Is there a key role that humans are being invited to play in advancing their own evolution by joining in a mutual mission to assist the planet during the critical times ahead?He was told that the answer to both questions is yes.
How to Do Smart Stuff with Your Life introduces the deep, eternal wisdom of King Solomon in a practical, humorous, and easy-to-understand way. Let's face it, human beings are good at doing STUPID stuff. Wouldn't you like to learn how to DO SMART STUFF? Did you know the Book of Proverbs in the Bible is jam-packed with ideas for doing smart stuff! If you like the idea of getting more wisdom, getting closer to God, getting closer to the people that actually matter in your life, and finding your God-given purpose, this book will help you unpack the proven steps to take you where you want to be.
In his new book, The Man: Reflections on Male Spirituality and Identity, Dr. Antonio Ramirez reminds us that men could achieve greater self-awareness - and thereby greater good in life - if they follow God's footsteps. Life can get overwhelming at times - it's part of humanity. It's how we proactively deal with these situations that help us get through tough moments in life, from learning to face fears, to moving on after a father's absence.
Every one of us has a "Gethsemane," a place and time in our lives when we face sorrow on the deepest level. To help us understand the relationship and interaction between human suffering and God's power and love, author Leslie Montgomery looks at the details of Jesus' example of suffering. Redemptive Suffering will help all believers learn to deal with suffering so they can experience the growth and learning that come with it.
There But for the Grace of Dog Go I. Author Jan Dunlap was suffering increasingly severe bouts of anxiety after a medical misdiagnosis slapped her in the face with an acute realization of the tenuous nature of human life. A degreed theologian, Jan foun
The Shack has touched millions of readers with its portrayal of a compassionate God in the face of great evil. Many have identified with the main character's Great Sadness, the terrible burden of grief that often accompanies and follows a deep loss. The Great Sadness is part of the human condition. And it compels us to ask, Where is God? Who is God? Can God be trusted? Roger Olson, who has faced his own Great Sadness, finds a good deal of comfort in this much beloved story as have so many others.
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Worship is a congregation's most important practice. In worship we encounter God's gracious presence and come face to face with the frailty, goodness, and potential of our humanity. We are comforted, corrected, forgiven, healed, challenged, and sometimes
Lawgiver and liberator. Seer and prophet. The only human permitted to converse with God "face-to-face." Moses is the most commanding presence in the Old Testament. Yet as Jonathan Kirsch shows in this brilliant, stunningly original volume, Moses was also
"Why didn't God rescue the victims of 9/11? Why did He let children die in the Holocaust? Is suffering ennobling? Is it even OK to question God? In this book, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach tackles the ultimate, timeless questions that go to the heart of the human condition and arrives at some surprising answers. The Fed Up Man of Faith examines the human experience of tragedy and pain, with reference to the ultimate text on suffering the Book of Job as well as to modern-day examples drawn from today's headlines.
The thrilling speculative techno-science epic begun with The God Wave continues in this explosive adventure in which a team of neuroscientists must face the consequences of playing God when the superhumans they've created threaten to annihilate humanity
A young goddess raised as a human must prove she has what it takes to be a ruler of the Oneroi (Greek name for the dream gods who are all men.) Liea will become the first and only dream goddess. She will have to face many obstacles along her journey and will have to overcome them with the help of Andros, a dream god, and the unlikely help of a Demon.
Atheist culture involves a turning away from God. Scruton shows how self destructive this is for us and our culture. Starting with the so-called scientific world view, Scruton argues that this is the real source of our current doubts about belief in God. To Richard Dawkins, human beings are 'survival machines'. To enforce the argument that this is disastrous, two far reaching metaphysical world views are examined.
From Morality to Metaphysics offers an argument for the existence of God, based on our most fundamental moral beliefs. Angus Ritchie engages with a range of the most significant secular moral philosophers of our time, and argues that they all face a common difficulty which only theism can overcome. The book begins with a defence of the "deliberative indispensability" of moral realism, arguing that the practical deliberation human beings engage in on a daily basis only makes sense if they take themselves to be aiming at an objective truth.