Who was in the manger that first Christmas morning? Some say he would become a great moral leader. Others, a social critic. Still others view Jesus as a profound philosopher, a rabbi, a feminist, a prophet, and more. Many are convinced he was the divine Son of God. Who was he really? And how can you know for sure? Consulting experts on the Bible, archaeology, and messianic prophecy, award-winning legal journalist Lee Strobel searches out the true identity of the child in the manger. If Jesus really was God in the flesh, then there ought to be credible evidence, including: Eyewitness Evidence-Can the biographies of Jesus be trusted? Scientific Evidence-What does archaeology reveal? Profile Evidence-Did Jesus fulfill the attributes of God? Fingerprint Evidence-Did Jesus uniquely match the identity of the Messiah? The Case for Christmas invites readers to consider why Christmas matters in the first place. Somewhere beyond the traditions of the holiday lies the truth. Your customers will find this little booka timely product, perfect as a gift or for use in ministry during the Christmas season or any other time of the year.
A Plain Account of Christian Perfection is an account of John Wesley's journey to understanding the doctrine of Christian perfection. Here he chronicles the order of the steps he took toward grasping the doctrine of Christian Perfection and concludes that the belief is based on Matthew 22.36-40 "Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?' Jesus replied: 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind' This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'" John Wesley was an Anglican cleric and Christian theologian who, with his brother Charles Wesley and fellow cleric George Whitefield, is credited with the foundation of the evangelical movement known as Methodism.
Best selling writer Elizabeth Ficocelli, with her special gift of making religion fun and understandable to children, now brings this ageless classic, 'The Imitation of Christ', by Thomas a Kempis, to a whole new audience - children. Writing in a kid-friendly and kid-relevant style, the author instills in children the same principal messages of the adult version. It teaches young people how and why to make Jesus our leader, provides practical ways to help the child become a better follower, and deepens the child's appreciation for the most intimate way we come in union with Jesus - the Holy Eucharist. This is the first book to capture the primary teachings of this timeless spiritual classic and present them in a manner that children can understand, appreciate, and apply. Aimed at children 8-12 who have made their First Holy Communion and who are preparing for Confirmation, it will be a wonderful spiritual addition to religion classes whether in parochial school or in church religious education classes.
Brother Raymond has found a dusty old manuscript in the dark cellars of his convent. It has been kept secret for five hundred years. What was it doing over there? Why is someone trying to kill him? During the Italian Renaissance, Pope Leo X unwarily declared: ""How well we know what a profitable superstition this fable of Christ has been for us and our predecessors!."" What is that supposed to mean? How do the intrigues of 16th century Papal politics tie into a conspiracy that spans centuries? Sister Lucia dos Santos, the seer of Fatima, sends a letter to the Vatican from her death bed. What must she tell the world before she dies? Court plots, poisoning, torture, heart-pounding chases... Find out what the most powerful "spiritual" enterprise of the world - The Church - can be capable of. WARNING: Please note that it is a work of fiction. Germano Dalcielo is also the author of: Darkness, come on in: The Box Set
Sherlock Holmes has spoken little on the events following his fall and "death" at the Reichenbach falls, his miraculous return has always been shrouded deep in mystery .Only the scantest of details has ever been told even to his closest friend Doctor Watson. That is until one fateful Christmas day when Holmes receives a letter which prompts him to finally open up and enlighten his friend on one of the most harrowing and twisted cases he has ever investigated whilst working under the alias of Norwegian Explorer Sigerson during the Christmas of 1893. Reluctantly teaming with his elder slothful brother Mycroft and forming the most unlikely of alliances with "The Woman" Irene Adler the trio set out to halt a spate of seasonal themed killings that have left a sleepy Sussex village with a fear of the festivity's. But will the combined intelligence of the Holmes Brothers and the resourceful Woman be enough to track down the killer and prevent any more killings indeed in time for Christmas? Based on the 2010 Christmas Special of the hit Sherlock Holmes web drama comedy "No Place Like Holmes".
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