DESTINED by prophecy. GUARDED by deception. PURSUED by Love. Centuries ago, an oracle foretold of the young woman who would defeat E’veria’s most ancient enemy, the Cobelds. But after two centuries of relative peace, both the prophecy and the Cobelds have been relegated to lore – and only a few remain watchful for the promised Ryn.
Are you and your spouse speaking the same language? He sends you flowers when what you really want is time to talk. She gives you a hug when what you really need is a home-cooked meal. The problem isn’t love – it’s your love language. Each one of us responds well to a different type of expression of love. The 30-Day Love Language Minute Devotional Volume 1 is your daily guide for a month to express heartfelt love to your mate in a way that he or she can appreciate it.
Plain and dutiful, Sophia Hess has lived most of her life without ever knowing genuine love. Her professor husband had married her for the convenience of having a typist for his scholarly papers. The discovery of a dark secret opens her eyes to the truth about her marriage and her husband. Eventually nephew Patrick and his wife, Rachel, take Sophia into their home, and she observes from a careful distance their earnest faith and the simple gifts of…
Lieutenant Barney Vance is happy to be back home from the war and healing from his wounds. Pretty little Margaret Roselle prayed faithfully for his return and welcomes him warmly. But how can Barney rest comfortably when friends like Stormy Applegate are still in the thick of battle across the sea? When he chooses to return to enemy territory, can Margaret withstand the chance of losing him again?
“Why Can’t I Just Be a Christian?” Parakeets make delightful pets. We cage them or clip their wings to keep them where we want them. Scot McKnight contends that many, conservatives and liberals alike, attempt the same thing with the Bible. We all try to tame it. McKnight’s The Blue Parakeet has emerged at the perfect time to cool the flames of a world on fire with contention and controversy. It calls Christians to a way to read the Bible that leads beyond old debates and denominational battles. It calls Christians to stop taming the Bible and to let it speak anew for a new generation.
Find a fuller, richer life by letting God direct your destiny. The story of Ruth is a journey of transformation. By allowing God to transform her circumstances, Ruth went from a widow who would be excluded from society to a wife with a secure and protected future, a future that ultimately paved the way for the birth of King David! Her story is full of collision – loss, heartache, poverty, even shame – but she never let her past define her. Instead, the most painful time of her life became her most pivotal, propelling her to a destiny she never imagined.