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Living the Story : Biblical Spirituality for Everyday Christians :  Biblical Spirituality for Everyday Christians - R. Paul Stevens

Living the Story : Biblical Spirituality for Everyday Christians

Biblical Spirituality for Everyday Christians

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Published: June 2003
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Foreword by Eugene H. Peterson

This instructive, practical book explores the meaning of "biblical spirituality," a spirituality rooted in the Scriptures, in the grand story of God.

Writing to promote genuine discipleship and an everyday sense of God's presence, R. Paul Stevens and Michael Green show that biblical spirituality is based on down-to-earth principles meant to foster righteous living -- at home, at work, wherever one is. They highlight the importance of our being in relationship with the Triune God and discuss how we can be worshipers of Abba God, disciples of Jesus, and temples of the Holy Spirit. The book proceeds through the Old and New Testaments, engaging readers with the discoveries and struggles of people of faith from Adam and Eve to those gathered around the Lamb in the new Jerusalem. Stevens and Green focus throughout on how we can truly "live" the Word of God so that our own stories become part of God's great story of love.

Filled with biblical wisdom and a pleasure to read, "Living the Story" is a winsome invitation to follow God wholeheartedly in every dimension of life.

Forewordp. vii
Introduction: What Is Biblical Spirituality?p. ix
Knowing and Loving the Triune God
Abba Worshipersp. 3
Disciples of Jesusp. 16
Temples of the Holy Spiritp. 32
Old Testament Spirituality
Pilgrims of Faithp. 47
People of the Burning Heartp. 63
The Way of Wisdomp. 75
New Testament Spirituality
Partners in Fellowshipp. 97
People of Prayerp. 110
Committed to the Sacramentsp. 126
Aware of the Strugglep. 140
Healing and Deliverancep. 159
Children of Hopep. 176
Ambassadors of Lovep. 193
Index of Subjects and Namesp. 208
Index of Scripture Referencesp. 214
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ISBN: 9780802860743
ISBN-10: 0802860745
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: June 2003
Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.36