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Lucy Maud Montgomery: The Complete Christmas Stories

This book, newly updated, contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!

The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to the beginning of that work, where you'll find a new TOC that lists all the chapters and sub-chapters of that specific work.

Here you will find all the Christmas stories written by Lucy Maud Montgomery.

- The Red Room

- A Christmas Mistake

- A Christmas Inspiration

- The Josephs' Christmas

- Aunt Cyrilla's Christmas Basket

- The Osbornes' Christmas

- Bertie's New Year

- Ida's New Year Cake

- The Christmas Surprise at Enderly Road

- Clorinda's Gifts

- The Falsoms' Christmas Dinner

- The Unforgotten One

- Christmas at Red Butte

- Uncle Richard's New Year's Dinner

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.

Entertaining Angels: A Christmas Novella

SOMETIMES, FINDING LOVE IS AS EASY AS KNOWING WHERE YOU LAST HAD IT...

Winter, 1660.

Retired from the Army after twenty years of service, Major Thankful Russell's whole life till now has been made up of war and intelligence. And now in peacetime, he suspects no more war and, on current showing, precious little intelligence.

The idea of spending Christmas surrounded by drunkenness and debauchery at His Majesty's court is more than he can bear - and so he begs leave, to spend a quiet family Christmas at home.

The problem is, he doesn't have a family. And nor, with his scarred face and his shyness, does he ever expect to have one.

But when an accident of fate returns him to the only place he's ever called home, it's down to his old commanding officer's daughter to teach him that not everyone sets so high a value on the outer wrapping of the most precious gift of all....

Genesis Creation: Genesis Chapters 1 through 11

This book contains a series taught in our mid-week Bible Studies at Living Word Bible Church. Originally the series only contained 30 studies, but over the years several other individual sermons were preached on a similar subject. These have been dispersed throughout the text, therefore you will find some repetition where these occur, but I feel that they will only add to the understanding of the matters raised.

Without Genesis the Bible would have no beginning, and therefore would be incomplete. It is the story of God's dealings with the Earth and all it contains, man, beast, and yes, even Satan and his host. The story is one of falling from purity into sin, the promise of the Redeemer, who would shed his blood for man's salvation, and ultimately deal with Satan. It is said that the two books Satan hates the most are Genesis and Revelation.

It is these books that few want to believe in their literal sense, not because of personal sin, but due to the fact that "the god of this world [Satan] hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them" (2 Corinthians 4:4). It is my view, one which is clearly taught in Scripture, that Genesis should be taken literally unless the text itself indicates any symbolism. This thought also holds true for every other part of the Holy Bible. If this principle is not adhered to, then fanciful and unscriptural notions will be taught and preached. "Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation" (2 Peter 1:20). Interpretations of men, be they theologians, commentators, church fathers or preachers, are of no consequence if they make any text symbolic where for no other cause than private interpretation. Those who adopt symbolism and spiritualisation are exhibiting their unbelief in the plain teaching of Scripture.

As we delve into The Genesis Creation, I pray that the study will be a blessing to you. It may answer questions and reservations you might already have, and it might raise other issues you have not previously considered. Nothing in the Bible is hard to understand, but it might, because of preconceived idea, be hard to believe. Let the text speak for itself; this is the way God intended it to be read and understood.

Modern Christian Romance: Arranged Wedding Fears (Clean Contemporary Wedding Romance Book 2)

Modern Christian Romance - Arranged Wedding Fears a Clean Contemporary Wedding Romance

Forced to escape to prevent an arranged marriage leads to a life of deceit betrayal and heartache!

Do you like sweet love stories filled with excitement and romantic drama? Then you'll love Roxanne's modern love story books.

Grace Conley will inherit a fortune on her 21st birthday, but her legal guardian has plans for the young woman and her money.

Rather than marry the tyrannical Mr. Wright Grace disappears and assumes the identity of a girl on the run.

Befriended by the Alexander family, they welcome Grace into their home unaware of her true identity. Noah Alexander and Charlotte, his ailing fiancee, need help planning their wedding.

Grace isn't the only one with a secret! Working closely with Charlotte she uncovers her conniving scheme to trap Noah into marriage.

Will Grace expose Charlotte thus unmasking her true identity?

Has Noah fallen hopelessly in love with Grace?

Find out if Noah is deceived into marrying Charlotte or if Grace tells all saving him from marrying the wrong woman. Read your copy of Arranged Wedding Fears today to discover whether true love is stronger than lies!

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."

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?

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."

-----

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.

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).

The Duke's Lovely Bride: A Christian Regency Romance

In a time of arranged marriages when women have few options, Isobel fell in love. Will the sins from the Duke's past rise up and ruin their happiness?

The Duke of Toomscomb was in a carriage accident and his body is broken as well as his soul. He shouldn't have been racing but he gave in to a moment of weakness. Not only is he badly injured but his fiancee died in the accident. The guilt is more than he can bear. No one is willing to care for him because his demands are great and his complaints are greater. He's a heartless cad with a vile temper, and everyone finds him terrifying.

Isobel is the only one who can help, yet she has her own troubles. She and her siblings have fallen on hard times. Their parents are on an overseas voyage with no contact in months. There is only one person who can prevent their starvation. After seeking the Lord's direction, Isobel goes to the Duke of Toomscomb to beg for food. She gets much more than she expected.

As his new nurse, Isobel finds herself drawn to the hurting man, and the Duke responds to no one but her. He becomes dependent on her, yet he's demanding and harsh. Through her gentleness, she reaches past the gruff exterior to his inner man. She risks both her heart and her reputation to touch his life. She knows he may discard her once he's well. Will he turn to the Lord before he breaks her heart?

You Are Redeemed: Thirty Reminders of Your True Identity

So many people today are just going through the motions of life. We tend to fight or hide when a storm comes our way, instead of standing strong and peaceful like a well-rooted tree. We allow other people's opinions and the world's perceptions to define us. And Christians in particular, who have been set free, still live their lives in chains.

It is time for a change. It is time to finally tap into your true identity in Jesus. It is time for you to finally accept God's love. It is time to become the strong person you truly are. In this book, author Bridget A. Thomas will help you to look at life from a new perspective, find lasting peace, and discover the person you were always meant to be!

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."

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.

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.

Why I Believe in the Supernatural Power of God: My Testimony

This is My Testimony as to Why I Believe the Supernatural Power of God is Present and Available to Us Today.

Many people have asked me who I am, where I came from and what I believe,. I teach about things that challenge many people and therefor people want to know my background and why I believe and teach the things I do. In this testimony I share my salvation experience, my family background, the church I was raised in and how it came that the Lord introduced me to His amazing power.

This testimony is not comprehensive by any means and I will add to this testimony as the Lord leads me.

Those who wish to know more about me or have specific questions may contact me at River of Blessings International Ministries or also via Facebook.

*** Please note that this book/testimony will be given free on a regular basis and therefor there is no need to pay for it. Thank you.

The Realm: Box Set - Parts 1 to 5 (Realm of Angels Series, Book One)

In a world ravished by evil, nothing is as it seems. The Darkness beckons to the soul conjuring lilting spells to lull the world and heavens with its discordant lullaby. Only light can conquer the darkness. Only death offers a glimmer of escape. Who will protect the protectors? Who will rise to defend The Realm? Purchase the Complete Novel: The Realm at amazon.com/The-Realm-Angels-Series-ebook/dp/B007MX2A5G/ref=sr_1_2REALM OF ANGELS SERIES

This ebook is part of a serialized series. Each BOOK within the series is published in parts so you receive the story as the author is creating it. An additional episode will be delivered from time to time

until the book is complete.

Scheduled: Five Novels

List of Novels:

BOOK ONE - THE REALM - Status: The Novel is Completed

Part 1 - A fallen angel finds himself in a compromising position.

Part 2 - This explains Victor's beginning.

Part 3 - Victor is free.

Part 4 - Choices.

Part 5 - Victor's mission.

Part 6 - The Day of the Fall will never be the same.

Part 7 - A prophet prophesies.

Part 8 - Will something happen at twilight?

BOOK TWO - THE CROSS - Part 1 (Coming Soon)

Parts 2 to 10 (Coming Soon) - Check back with this page.

BOOK THREE - THE KING - Status: Storyline in development.

BOOK FOUR - THE RISE - Status: Storyline in development.

BOOK FIVE - THE ETERNAL - Status: Storyline in development.

ALSO by CONRAD POWELL:

Start: (Book One of The Detective John Start Thriller

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Sandy Hook Slaughter: The Newtown Shooting and Massacre in

Connecticut - Adam Lanza. Thoughts and Lessons on a Tragedy and the Coming

Paradigm Shift. - Download on Amazon - amazon.com/Sandy-Hook-Slaughter-Connecticut-ebook/dp/B00APRA4RM/ref=sr_1_sc_1

No Easy Day for Mark Owen: The Legal Brief - Download on

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An Easy Day: A Fictional Account of the Mission that

"Killed" Osama Bin Laden - Download on Amazon -

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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

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

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.

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!

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.

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.

Deliverance from the Spirit of Goliath: Receiving Divine Power to Overcome the Big Enemies and Giant Problems Militating Against Your Life (Scriptures and Prayers Series Book 1)

The spirit of Goliath represents big enemies and giant problems. If you are currently battling with a situation or an entity that is threatening your peace, harassing you and intimidating you, you are facing a Goliath. If there is a situation or entity that is seeking to enslave you, you are facing a Goliath. If this is true for you, what you need is deliverance. If you want this deliverance or if you want to protect yourself from being a victim of Goliath in the first place, this is the book that can help you. Get your copy today.

Falling: A Regency Romance (The Cranford Sisters Book 0)

Millicent Cranford is attending her first ball. When she catches the eye of the dashing Nathaniel Forbes and Lord Bertram Sunderland, younger son of the Marquis of Eldredge, she can hardly contain her excitement. But life is about to teach her a cruel lesson on love.

This short story is the prequel to The Cranford Sisters series of regency romance reads. Each read is short and sweet and free with Kindle Unlimited. Start the series today!

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!

A Lady of Esteem (Hawthorne House): A Novella

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.

Trustworthy (On My Honor Series Book 1)

Noah Mansfield and his best bud Titus Bidner have been best friends since birth. They go everywhere and do everything together including Scouts. Noah's twin, who died at birth, is now telling him his best friend has been seriously injured.

Wait... what? How can that be?

Noah soon learns his twin's story is true and he begins spending lots of time at the hospital with Titus. Over the next few months Noah will work hard to bolster Titus's strength and resolve.

Take the journey along with Noah as he struggles with loss, guilt, and all the questions about life. Watch and listen as he determines the true meaning of friendship and loyalty. Book 1, Trustworthy is a heartwarming story for all ages.

The Atonement

What is the atonement all about? Why is it so important to our Christian faith? What are the blessings of the atonement? These and other questions will be answered as we progress through our study.

This book was originally a series taught at Living Word Bible Church as a part of our mid-week Bible Study. Those wanting to teach on the subject will find that the information will assist in the creation of a basic outline.

This study on The Atonement is by no means exhaustive, but it does provide the student of God's Word the means to come to a clearer and deeper understanding of what the doctrine is all about. It is suggested that you read this book with an open Bible, preferably the King James Version. There are many verses to look up, which will prove the points made in the study. The Atonement is eternal in nature - "Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot: Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you" (1 Peter 1:18-20) - therefore it is vital that we take the time to study, meditate and teach upon the subject.

Meditation: Quality Beginners Guide Book for Meditation & Mindfulness - The Techniques You Have To Know To Meditate, Relieve Stress and Have a Free Soul ... techniques, meditation for stress relief)



Highest Quality Beginners Guide for Meditation & Mindfulness - The Techniques You Have To Know To Meditate, Relieve Stress and Have a Free Soul

Learn How To Meditate And Relieve Stress From Your Life Using The Most Advanced Meditation & Mindfulness Techniques Known Today!

The day to day hustle and bustle of modern life is hectic and demanding. For many people, feeling frustrated, stressed out, tired, impatient and also unhappy is all too familiar. There are many ways that one can try and alleviate this pressure, and one of these ways that have proven to be highly successful is meditation.

As much as the idea of meditation is appealing, many people object to it. The most common reason for this is the admission that they barely have time left from their busy schedules to meditate.

There is a misconception about meditation that should be cleared up. Practicing meditative techniques will help one create more time to achieve more in life, rather than taking away from what is being done now. It only takes a few minutes of your time each day to meditate, and with this you can significantly change how much you can achieve in a day. After meditation, your mind is usually calmer, and you are a lot more focused and able to achieve more goals.

The goal of meditation is finding inner peace and balance, which results in many other benefits in life including less stress, happiness, energy and improved health. You will also view life more positively and construct more positive thoughts, which can help you to achieve success in life.

You will be able to change numerous aspects of your life forever. This guide will teach you how to meditate, the benefits of meditation, instances when you can meditate, different ways of meditation, techniques and useful tips you can employ to get more through meditation.

Meditation is not meant for any specific type of person; it is meant for all people and the benefits apply to all who meditate. It should not necessarily be associated with religion or spirituality as anybody can gain something from meditation whether they are religious or not.

What You're Going to Learn:

Meditation for BeginnersHow To Meditate Correctly - Step by StepMeditation Techniques and ElementsLots of Useful Tips for Effective MeditationMeditation RoutineHow to Use Meditation in Our Day to Day LivesPhysical, Mental and Spiritual Benefits of Meditation

What are we waiting for? Let's Meditate!

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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.

The Daily Walk Bible NLT: 31 Days with Jesus

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.

Open Access Bible 2016 + King James Bible (Special edition) (Open faith)

Open Access Bible 2016 + King James Bible (Special edition)

The Bible (from Koine Greek ?? ??????, ta biblia, "the books") is a collection of sacred texts or scriptures that Jews and Christians consider to be a product of divine inspiration and a record of the relationship between God and humans.

Many different authors contributed to the Bible. What is regarded as canonical text differs depending on traditions and groups; a number of Bible canons have evolved, with overlapping and diverging contents.The Christian Old Testament overlaps with the Hebrew Bible and the Greek Septuagint; the Hebrew Bible is known in Judaism as the Tanakh. The New Testament is a collection of writings by early Christians, believed to be mostly Jewish disciples of Christ, written in first-century Koine Greek. These early Christian Greek writings consist of Gospels, letters, and apocalyptic writings. Among Christian denominations there is some disagreement about the contents of the canon, primarily the Apocrypha, a list of works that are regarded with varying levels of respect.

Attitudes towards the Bible also differ amongst Christian groups. Roman Catholics, high church Anglicansand Eastern Orthodox Christians stress the harmony and importance of the Bible and sacred tradition, while Protestantchurches, including Evangelical Anglicans, focus on the idea of sola scriptura, or scripture alone. This concept arose during the Protestant Reformation, and many denominations today support the use of the Bible as the only source of Christian teaching.

With estimated total sales of over 5 billion copies, the Bible is widely considered to be the best-selling book of all time.It sells approximately 100 million copies annually, and has been a major influence on literature and history, especially in the West, where the Gutenberg Bible was the first book printed using movable type.

PIECES ON EARTH

From the author of the bestselling Miller's Creek novels comes this Christian Christmas beach book about finding God's peace in life's pieces.

A young military mom and wife of a naval aviator longs for a white Christmas--and she doesn't mean yet another white sandy beach near where her husband is stationed. Grateful for a recent promotion that should keep her man stateside, Liv eagerly anticipates the first family Christmas in several years with her husband, daughter, and extended family.

Then her military marriage undergoes trial by fire as her husband is deployed for an undetermined amount of time right before the holidays, leaving Liv and her little girl in pieces.

Can Liv find God's peace in the midst of life's pieces? Will the secret she's harboring lead to tragedy? And what miracle will take place during story time with her daughter?

Grab your copy of this feel good novella about our heroine's journey into the greatest story ever told.

WHAT READERS ARE SAYING:

"Cathy has done a masterful job of weaving characters and storyline, making this a story that will be enjoyed and talked about for some time."

"I enjoyed Pieces on Earth so very much, from both a fictional standpoint and also because of its spiritual themes. In this novella, Cathy has beautifully combined the power of story with one of the best presentations of the gospel message that I've ever seen."

"This sweet story packs a powerful message into its pages and I highly recommend it to all readers. For quality of writing, entertainment, and spiritual impact, 5 stars."

"It is a must read any time of the year, but especially recommended during the Christmas season."

"This was an enlightening and heart tugging novella. Just know that you should have that box of tissues handy when you read this. Thank you, Ms Bryant, for sharing your talent with us. We eagerly await your next book."

"This book was superb! Besides being just a wonderful Christmas story to read, I loved the "Big Story" that the main character told to her four-year-old daughter. The overall plan that God has in order to "fix people" from their "broken pieces" was so simple and yet so profound. Great job!"

"I want everyone to read this book. Being a novella makes it an easy book to work into this busy season. If you like a meaty book, well written, personal, inspirational, and informative, this is it."

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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.

English Bible Translations - By What Standard

Another quality eBook from Chapel Library. English Bible Translations challenges our complacency toward the issue of Bible translation by asking the very simple question: "By what standard" are we to judge the authority and reliability of translations of the Bible into modern languages? With clarity and brevity, William Einwechter shows that there are biblical criteria for judging the reliability of English translations. Therefore, the Christian is not at liberty to simply choose one that suits his fancy, and the church cannot be indifferent in the selection of a translation for public use. With the very integrity of God's Word at stake, the conscientious believer cannot be pro-choice on the issue of Bible translations!

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

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

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).

IF YOU LOVE CHRISTIAN BOOKS, SCROLL UP AND GRAB YOUR COPY NOW!

Trace the Themes, eBook: A Topical Bible Study Guide Through Six Major Themes

Study Six Major Bible Themes with Free Companion Videos

Dozens of major themes run throughout the Bible, each one pointing to Jesus in its own unique way. Discover the intriguing story contained within six of these themes as you watch them unfold from Genesis to Revelation.

Trace the Themes is a free Bible study guide that includes thought-provoking discussion questions and links to companion videos that help set the stage for studying each of the six topics covered.

The Word of GodThe Presence of GodThe People of GodRedemptionHolinessMissionTrace the Themes is perfect for small groups, family devotions, and individual study.

Spence Shelton is the Lead Pastor of Mercy Church in Charlotte, NC. Spence believes God has called Mercy Church to be a part of seeing a gospel awakening in Charlotte that gets carried to the ends of the earth. Spence has authored numerous small group studies including co-authoring The Meaning of Marriage small group study with Tim & Kathy Keller.

Prior to planting Mercy Church in 2015, Spence served as a pastor at the Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, NC.

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

-Saving Grace: Book 2 of the Glen Ellen Story

Don't miss out on these Inspirational stories of love and faith!

The Pirate Bride (Preview): Daughters of the Mayflower - Book 2

Can a former privateer and a determined heiress find lost treasure in 1725?

A brand new series for fans of all things related to history, romance, adventure, faith, and family trees.

Pasts Collide in New Orleans when a Treasure Goes Missing

The last time New Orleans attorney Jean-Luc Valmont saw Maribel Cordoba, a Spanish nobleman's daughter, she was an eleven-year-old orphan perched in the riggings of his privateering vessel proving herself as the best lookout on his crew. Until the day his infamy caught up with them all and innocent lives were lost. Unsure why he survived but vowing to make something of the chance he was given, Jean-Luc has buried his past life so deep that no living person will ever find it--until a very much alive and very grown up Maribel Cordoba arrives on his doorstep and threatens all he now holds dear.

Join the adventure as the Daughters of the Mayflower series continues with The Pirate Bride by Kathleen Y'Barbo.

More to come in the Daughters of the Mayflower series:

The Mayflower Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse - set 1620 Atlantic Ocean (coming February 2018)

The Pirate Bride by Kathleen Y'Barbo - set 1725 New Orleans (coming April 2018)

The Captured Bride by Michelle Griep - set 1760 during the French and Indian War (coming June 2018)

The Patriot Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse - set 1774 Philadelphia (coming August 2018)

The Cumberland Bride by Shannon McNear - set 1794 on the Wilderness Road (coming October 2018)

The Liberty Bride by MaryLu Tyndall - set 1814 Baltimore (coming December 2018)

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.

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.

The Book of Revelation Unveiled



The book of Revelation--the last book in the Bible--is, to many people, its most confusing. They find its strange symbols and images puzzling and mysterious. But you can understand it. The book's very name mean a revealing, a way to gain understanding. Its first verse tells us it was written to reveal "things which must shortly take place."

If you are confused by the book of Revelation and would like to know what it all means--and how it's cast of mysterious characters all fit within Bible prophecy--then read the Bible Study Aid ebook The Book of Revelation Unveiled.

This study aid will take you through the major themes of the book of Revelation helping you to understand what Jesus Christ revealed to the apostle John and how it all fits together. Discover the major trends and future prophetic events that will shape this world--and your life--in the days ahead.

Chapters in this ebook:

-- The Book of Revelation: Is It Relevant Today?

-- Keys to Understanding Revelation

-- The Story Flow of the Book of Revelation

-- Chapter Outline of the Book of Revelation

-- God's Church in Prophecy

-- What Is the Church?

-- Duality in Bible Prophecy

-- The Book of Revelation's Divine Authority

-- The Seals of the Prophetic Scroll

-- The Day of the Lord Finally Arrives

-- Satan's War Against the People of God

-- The Mark and Number of the Beast

-- The Two Women of Revelation

-- The 'Time of Jacob's Trouble'

-- The Destruction of Satan's Kingdom

-- Satan: The Great Seducer

-- The Everlasting Kingdom of God

Inside this Bible Study Aid ebook:

"The name of the book, Revelation, is a translation of the title in the original New Testament Greek, Apocalypsis--the origin of the other name by which the book is now known, the Apocalypse. The Greek term denotes an unveiling or uncovering--thus, a revelation."

"Here is the key to understanding the book. Jesus alone can unlock the meaning of its symbols, visions and descriptions...Christ reveals its meaning. He unlocks its seals. But how does He do it?"

"Most of Revelation--about two thirds of its content--is devoted to the seventh seal. The contents of the first six seals are found in chapter 6 alone."

"How will the two witnesses and their message be received?"

"The book of Revelation reveals, from more than one perspective, the emergence of this vast end-time empire governed from a great city God labels "Babylon the great", the reference here being to Rome."

"Jesus Christ will return to establish that Kingdom on earth (the Kingdom of God) at His second coming, at last bringing the peace mankind has always longed for but never achieved."

Moonlight and Memories: A Port Provident: Hurricane Hope Prequel Novella

HE RETURNED HOME TO SAY GOODBYE. SHE GAVE HIM THE CHANCE AT A FRESH START.

Whitt Peoples knows this Christmas will be the worst holiday in his life. The high-powered corporate consultant is used to saving dying companies, but he can't save his dying grandmother. Returning to Port Provident for the first time since his childhood, he hopes to slip into town--and then leave as soon as possible--without running into the other side of his family who turned their back on him when he was a kid.

Samantha Spaeth has spent her life conquering her fears. The Director of the Port Provident Historical Society isn't afraid of anything, except the fact that she is running out of time to save one of the island's most historic landmarks before it succumbs to development by a big-box store.

When Whitt asks her to navigate Port Provident's history in order to help him discover the secrets from his own past, she accepts the challenge because she needs all the allies she can find to preserve the island's heritage.

Can a woman who lives for the lessons of the past use the town's heritage to bring the promise of true love to a man who's spent his whole life running away?

HURRICANE HOPE: ONE STORM CHANGES PORT PROVIDENT FOREVER...AND FOR GOOD.

WHAT IS AN ENHANCED EDITION AND WHY SHOULD YOU PICK UP THIS STORY? This enhanced edition of Moonlight and Memories takes you behind the scenes for the stories behind the story. There's a section of exclusive bonus videos, photos, and write-ups where Kristen gives her readers a front-row tour of the places and history that inspired Whitt and Samantha's world--and they're only found right here. Plus, during the exclusive launch period through September 3, 2018, you'll also receive a link to an additional short book for you--Rising Tide: Volume 1, a seven-day companion devotional written by Kristen.

Best-Selling Christian Romance author Kristen Ethridge brings readers home to Port Provident, Texas for the Port Provident: Hurricane Hope series--sweet escape romances full of hope, heart and happily-ever-after. These clean romance novels with a light, uplifting thread of faith and love will sweep you up in the story and leave you with a smile.

Port Provident: Hurricane Hope Enhanced Editions

Moonlight and Mistletoe--August 14, 2018

Shelter from the Storm--September 4, 2018

The Doctor's Unexpected Family--September 25, 2018

His Texas Princess--October 16, 2018

Holiday of Hope--October 30, 2018

Courageous Love: A Christian Romance Novel (The Hawaii Love Series Book 1)

Courageous Love is Book #1 of 2 Christian Romance books and offers a FREE Preview of the first half of the Hawaii Love Story. It begins with the story of Michelle Clemens' struggle to come to grips with the loss of a relationship, the discovery of an unplanned pregnancy, and her journey back to Hawaii to pay her last respects to her dying grandmother Lilo. This story highlights Michelle's journey of courage as an unwed mother, her hopes, 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, Michelle Clemens' life turns upside down when her longtime boyfriend Luke walks away from their relationship, leaving her to deal with an unexpected pregnancy. Afraid of what the future has in store for her, Michelle returns to her faith, trusting God to help her pick up the pieces of her shattered life. But when she thought life couldn't get any worse, she discovers her precious grandmother Lilo in Hawaii is dying and only has weeks to live. Michelle rushes back home to Trinity Ranch, a cattle farm tucked in the beautiful valleys of Haleiwa, a small town on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The ranch has been in her family for decades ever since Queen Lili-uokalani, the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian Islands granted it to her great-grandfather. Michelle is apprehensive about visiting her family, especially because of the estranged relationship with her father since she ran away with a boy eight years ago. During her journey home, she meets Daniel, a handsome man who touches her heart with his kindness and genuine concern for her wellbeing. But Michelle is forced to keep her love for him secret when she finds out that Daniel is engaged to be married.

Daniel is a stunt man working a shoot for an action movie in Hawaii. While on location away from his home town of Newport Beach, California, he struggles with his conscience trying to rationalize his engagement to Kimberly, the daughter of a wealthy family. He goes through the motion of planning the wedding with his fiance, but his life is changed forever when he bumps into the beautiful Michelle at the Honolulu airport. A mix up with their airline tickets sends Daniel on a mission into the beautiful countryside of Haleiwa in search of Michelle. But instead of a quick trip to swap plane tickets, he becomes mesmerized with Michelle and the grace and beauty of Hawaiian life on Trinity ranch. Unable to resist, he accepts the Clemens's hospitality to stay longer even though he knows Kimberly expects him back home soon. Will Daniel recognize the soul mate God has brought into his life or will he leave Hawaii and succumb to the worldly pressures of marrying into a wealthy family? If you love a clean tropical romance, you need to download this book!

Other titles in The Hawaii Love Series by Kelsey MacBride

-Perfect Love : Book 2 of the Hawaii Love Story

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 Four Seals of Dharma

the fundamental doctrines of Buddhism: impermanence, suffering, no-self and nirvana

I AM Who God Says I AM: Biblical affirmations book for little girls

This book consists of 26 Biblical affirmations based on the 26 letters of the alphabet. Each affirmation is expressed in a rhyme and is accompanied by a Bible verse that will help your child to know more about God's Word and His promises for her.



Dear Parents,



There are so many "voices" in this world telling our kids they don't measure up. There are certain Biblical truths that your children should grow up knowing with absolute confidence... We encourage you to read "I AM Who God Says I AM" Biblical Affirmations for Little Girls; again and again with your daughter, granddaughter, niece or favorite godchild, and enhance your favorite little girls's self-image and promote her path to a bright and healthy emotional future.



We believe that you can change your world by changing your words... Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue. That is why it is important to speak life (and not death) over your children and help them to declare God's words so that they can receive God's promises.



Is there a special little boy in your life? Grab "I AM Who God Says I AM" for little boys online or everywhere books are sold.

Power in the Pursuit of Love: 1 Corinthians 13 in Context

What is the attitude that attracts the power of God?

Love is described in 1 Corinthians 13:4-7. This description was given to a group of immature but enthusiastic Christians who were meeting together to seek and to share the gifts of the Holy Spirit.

It was given to them to provide them with proper goals, that they might have the right attitude when they met together.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 will benefit us today as much as it did the Corinthians in the first century.

When love is given its proper place, power will not only be released, it will be used more effectively.

Holidays or Holy Days: Does It Matter Which Days We Observe?

The publisher offers this ebook for free at ucg.org/booklet/holidays-or-holy-days-does-it-matter-which-days-we-observe

Many people are shocked to discover the origins of our most popular religious holidays. They are also surprised to find that the days God commands us to observe in the Bible--the same days Jesus Christ and the apostles kept--are almost universally ignored. Why?

Also, why are today's supposedly Christian holidays observed with so many rituals and customs that are not sanctioned anywhere in the Bible?

Here are some questions to think about...

Does Christmas really honor Jesus and His birth?

Where did the Christmas holiday come from? How did it begin, and why? Did you realize that historians (and the Bible) agree that Jesus Christ wasn't born anywhere near December 25? Or that this particular date was well known for its pagan religious celebrations long before Jesus Christ was born?

Would Jesus Keep Easter?

Can we find any historical or biblical record of Jesus or His disciples keeping Easter or teaching parents and children to dye eggs and display bunnies on this holiday?

Did Jesus or His apostles instruct any of His followers to worship His resurrection at sunrise on Easter Sunday--or at any other time, for that matter? If Easter were not sanctioned by Jesus or instituted by His apostles, then where did Easter come from?

In other words, if Jesus were living among us today, would He keep Easter or encourage others to do so? Should you, as a Christian, celebrate Easter?

Few people know why they believe or do the things they do--especially when it comes to their religious beliefs and practices.

Inside the Bible study aid ebook, Holidays or Holy Days: Does It Matter Which Days We Observe?, discover the shocking truths about several of the world's most popular holidays. Perhaps even more surprising is how they came to be connected with Jesus Christ and the Christian religion.

Chapters in this ebook:

-- Crucial Questions

-- Christmas: The Untold Story

-- How Christmas Grew

-- Christmas vs. the Bible

-- Biblical Evidence Shows Jesus Wasn't Born on December 25

-- Easter: Masking a Biblical Truth

-- The Resurrection Connection

-- Fertility Symbols: Beneath the Dignity of God

-- The Chronology of Christ's Crucifixion and Resurrection

-- Halloween: A Celebration of Evil

-- What About Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Purim?

-- God's Days of Worship

-- God's Festivals in the New Testament

-- Does It Matter to God?

-- An Ancient Cultural Clash

-- The Delights of Obedience

Inside this Bible Study Aid ebook:

"Did the writers of the four Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) consider Jesus' birth to be one of the most significant events for Christians to acknowledge or celebrate?... Did Jesus Christ tell us to celebrate His birth? No."

"A careful analysis of Scripture, however, clearly indicates that December 25 is an unlikely date for Christ's birth. Here are two primary reasons..."

"The word Easter appears once in the King James Version of the Bible, in Acts 12:4, where it is a mistranslation."

"The New Testament does not mention an Easter celebration. Early Christians had nothing to do with Easter. Instead, they kept the Passover, instituted by God centuries earlier at the time of the Exodus (Exodus 12:13-14; Leviticus 23:5)."

"The popular belief is that Christ was crucified on a Friday and rose on a Sunday. But neither of these suppositions is supported by the biblical record."

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.

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.

Practicing the Unmistaken Path (Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan, 1991)

This is the first volume in a new series presenting previously unpublished teachings from Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991. This new series will consist of four volumes starting with this volume entitled Practicing the Unmistaken Path. These are lightly edited teachings that we hope will convey the feeling of receiving the teachings while attending Kopan's one-month course in Nepal. You can also find many other Kopan teaching course transcripts published on our website for reading online or for downloading as a pdf for offline study.

This book is made possible by kind supporters of the Archive who, like you, appreciate how we make these teachings available in so many ways, including in our website for instant reading, listening or downloading, and as printed and electronic books.

Our website offers immediate access to thousands of pages of teachings and hundreds of audio recordings by some of the greatest lamas of our time. Our photo gallery and our ever-popular books are also freely accessible there.

Please help us increase our efforts to spread the Dharma for the happiness and benefit of all beings. You can find out more about becoming a supporter of the Archive and see all we have to offer by visiting our website.

Thank you so much, and please enjoy this e-book.

Hail Mary: A Short Story

Bill just can't stay away. Every day he opens the doors, walks down the aisle, and lights his candle. Then he talks to her. Does she hear him? Will she talk back? He's not sure, but he knows one thing. He'll wait until she does.

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.

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.

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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!

Holy Bible: English Standard Version (ESV) Anglicised Compact Edition: Printed Cloth: Hearts and Flowers Design (Bible Esv)

The Bible is an essential part of day-to-day life for Christians: this compact edition, with its cute fabric print, is the perfect gift for the woman on the move and absolutely ideal for her handbag. The ESV Anglicised is a great choice for personal reading and devotion. It captures the majesty, truth and beauty of the Bible - clearly and compellingly. This edition combines a readable font size with portability - perfect for reading on the move, while its pretty cover design makes it the perfect gift. Its many helpful features include: * British English Text * Accurate, yet readable translation * Double-column format * Presentation page * Concordance * Ribbon marker * Elastic fastener

You Can Understand Bible Prophecy

The publisher offers this ebook for free at ucg.org/booklet/you-can-understand-bible-prophecy

Where can you find answers for an uncertain world?

The answers have been waiting for you all along. They're in the pages of the Bible.

By studying Bible prophecy, you can learn crucial information about future prophetic events - the time of the end.

Whether you are unsure of the value of the Bible's prophecies or regard them with deep respect, this Bible Study aid, "You Can Understand Bible Prophecy", is meant to help you accurately understand Bible prophecy.

We want you to see the true scope of prophecy - how it links mankind's past, present and future. Learn how a knowledge of prophecy can provide you with a balanced perspective and the details of God's wonderful plan for humanity.

Chapters in this ebook:

-- Why Prophecy?

-- The Fundamentals of Bible Prophecy

-- Jesus Christ's Life and Death in Prophecy

-- Promise and Covenants: A Prophetic Legacy

-- God Confirms His Credibility to the World

-- History Proves the Accuracy of Bible Prophecy

-- The International Scope of Prophecy

-- The End of 'This Present Evil Age'

-- The Coming "Abomination of Desolation"

-- What Is 'the Lord's Day'?

-- The Millennial Reign of Jesus Christ

-- Beyond the Millennium

Inside this Bible Study Aid ebook:

"God inspired much of prophecy to relate to the first and second appearances of Jesus as the Messiah."

"Another purpose of prophecy is to urge repentance and offer everyone forgiveness through Jesus Christ's suffering and death."

"The history of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah is a powerful testimony to the accuracy and precision of Bible prophecy."

"Many prophetic passages describe the time of God's preparation of the world to accept the rule of Jesus Christ and the establishment of the Kingdom of God."

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.

Wisdom For Today

By popular demand, Wisdom For Today is available as a paperback with its original cover. Now its more affordable than ever to get wisdom, and give it as a gift!

Read along as Pastor Chuck takes us on a journey from Genesis to Revelation, pointing out Gods wisdom for life in 365 daily devotional readings. Each day features a portion of Scripture followed by practical application. Discover how the Bible speaks volumes of wisdom that can be applied in every area of your life.

The United States and Britain in Bible Prophecy

The publisher offers this ebook for free at ucg.org/booklet/united-states-and-britain-bible-prophecy

What's ahead for the United States and Britain?

Is the world's most powerful nation--the United States of America--overlooked in Bible prophecy? Why are relatively small powers like Egypt, Syria and Lebanon mentioned, but no nation recognizable as the United States can be found? What about other major English-speaking nations such as the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia?

In fact, many prophecies do mention these nations. But, without a proper understanding of history and the Scriptures, few can identify these countries and understand what lies ahead for them.

The Bible study aid booklet, The United States and Britain in Bible Prophecy, takes you on a remarkable journey through history and Bible prophecy to reveal an incredible story with sobering implications for the major English-speaking nations. You can't afford to be without this priceless information.

Chapters in this ebook:

-- Two Nations That Changed the World

-- God's Commitment to Abraham and His Descendants

-- What Is a Biblical Covenant?

-- How God Shaped Israel's Future

-- Does God Keep His Word?

-- How Jacob Became Abraham's Heir

-- Israel's Golden Age

-- With Justice for All

-- International Trade: A Source of Solomon's Wealth

-- God's Covenant With David

-- Were All the Israelites Deported?

-- Are All Israelites Jews?

-- The Mysterious Scythians Burst Into History

-- Celts and Scythians Linked by Archaeological Discoveries

-- Linguistic Links: What's in a Name?

-- The Label Celt and Celtic Society

-- Prophecies of Israel's Resettlement in Northwestern Europe

-- Britain and the United States Inherit Joseph's Birthright

-- Benjamin Disraeli: Maestro of Empire

-- Advocates of British-Israelism

-- The Bible In British and American History

-- From Punishment to Destiny

-- Dual Fulfillment in Bible Prophecy

-- The Geography of Celtic-Scythian Commerce

Inside this Bible Study Aid ebook:

"Why has history been so benevolent and economically generous to Britain and the United States? Why have they been blessed so favorably over the nations that preceded them in history? The answer lies in the understanding and fulfillment of biblical prophecy."

"God's promise to Abraham was not limited to a small and ancient people in the Middle East. It extends far into the future, and it is not limited by national boundaries."

"Where can we find the descendants of Joseph, the lost tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh? This list of blessings eliminates most of the nations of the world as contenders. To find them we must ask: Which nations possess these blessings in our world?"

"When we understand that the modern descendants of Joseph are the people of the United States and Britain, we see that over the past three centuries God has been true to His promises."

"Though the United States and Britain do not appear in the Bible's prophecies of the end time under their present names, God hasn't ignored these nations. He identifies them in prophecy according to their ancestry. Most people simply haven't known where to look for them."

OOZE: Self Motivation from Bhagavad Gita in Modern Times



"Bhagavad Gita" All 18 Chapters with Step by Step Practical Application At Your Fingertips.



Kishan Barai is the CEO of Barai Overseas - a leading Export-Import Consultation Business. He is also the renowned author of Export Import Made Very Easy. Now, his fans and readers are in for a treat with his highly-anticipated autobiography: Ooze. Dive into Kishan's spiritual world full of good deeds and humble qualities that defined both his personal and professional life.

Kishan's main philosophy in life was always: "I do not look towards girls". This inadvertently pushed his career to places he never could have imagined. Kishan set himself up in life with a plethora of inspirational content by his side. His family used to worship Lord Krishna; the King of Romance. Kishan quickly realized that Lord Krishna's character was the polar opposite of his, causing him to wonder: "Why should I worship him as a God, just because my parents do?"

Kishan soon reached a stage in his life where he discovered the hard-hitting truth: he was not on the right path towards his destiny. It was then that he allowed Lord Krishna to enter his life with open arms, guiding him on his journey to inner-peace and uncontainable prosperity.

Are you ready to unlock the great teachings of both Lord Krishna and Kishan Barai, increasing your faith in God while boosting your belief in yourself? At just few bucks a copy, there's absolutely nothing to lose - only everything to gain by letting Lord Krishna reimagine your holy perspective today!

Slender Reeds: Jochebed's Hope (FREE PREVIEW)

FREE Extended Preview!Trapped beneath 400 years of Egypt's injustices, the Hebrew people await deliverance from generations of Egyptian slavery. But while it is still dark, God is at work. Young Jochebed is unaware the Master Weaver is preparing her to mother three formidable leaders: Miriam, Aaron, and Moses. Shiphrah, the half-Egyptian midwife tasked to kill Hebrew male newborns, remembers childhood stories of a merciful God and cannot resist His call on her life.

Two women, each following the dangerous path God has set before them--this is their story.

Releases November 1, 2016!

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.

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.

Are We Living in the Time of the End?

The publisher offers this ebook for free at ucg.org/booklet/are-we-living-time-end

What does Bible prophecy tell us about the time of the end? Are we living in the end time? When will be the end of the world?

For thousands of years people have been fascinated with predictions of the end of the world. If we look into the inspired writings of the biblical prophets and apostles, we find many prophecies that refer to the time of the end. Should we take them seriously? Are world conditions such that these prophecies could be fulfilled in our day?

Jesus Christ Himself talked of a future time so horrendous that no human lives would be spared "unless those days were shortened" (Matthew 24:22). Did He have our time in mind?

Many biblical warnings leave us in no doubt that increasingly cataclysmic events will occur before God's direct intervention in human affairs. These terrifying prophecies will see their fulfillment at some future time. The crucial question is when.

This eye-opening Bible study aid booklet, Are We Living in the Time of the End?, examines exactly what Jesus, His apostles and the biblical prophets really said about the intriguing days they referred to as the time of the end. You need this vital information!

Chapters in this ebook:

-- Are We Living in the Time of the End?

-- What Is the Time of the End?

-- A World in Perpetual Crisis

-- Noah and Our Time: A Sobering Parallel

-- The End of the Age

-- The Time of the End: The End of What?

-- Biblical Terms for the Coming End of Man's Age

-- Jesus Christ's Olivet Prophecy: Where Are We Now?

-- Did Jesus Christ Foretell Devastating Storms?

-- 'This Generation Will Not Pass'

-- The End Time in the Book of Revelation

-- The Population Explosion and Prophecy

-- God's Framework for End-Time Prophecy

-- Preparing for the End Time

-- What Can You Do?

Inside this Bible Study Aid ebook:

"But we should remember that Jesus made it clear that no one could know the exact time of His return: "... Of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, but My Father only" (Matthew 24:36)."

"Some think the subject of the end time in the Bible is mainly confined to the New Testament. But beginning in Genesis, the first book of the Bible, the Scriptures look beyond our present evil age to the time of the establishing of God's Kingdom. Old Testament scriptures have much to say about events that take place during the end of this age and the following "world to come.""

"When Scripture mentions "the time of the end" or "the end of the age," it is referring to the coming end of the present evil age. This age--in reality the age of Satan--will draw to an end, replaced by the age of God's rule over and guidance of all of humanity."

"Revelation is a book written to reveal the future, and Jesus Christ is the One who does the revealing...Here is the theme of Revelation--the time of the end of the age and the return of Jesus Christ to establish God's Kingdom on earth."

"How should we view prophecy? Can it provide spiritual benefits? The apostle Peter mentioned that prophecy should serve to strengthen our hope and faith in the future (2 Peter 1:19)."

How To Feel God’s Love And Be Happy: Strengthen Your Relationships, Your Faith, and Your Health - Gain the power to improve your life

It's so easy to let the stresses and worries of life get you down. Before long you can feel tired, depressed, or even angry that your life didn't turn out the way you planned.

Negativity can blind you from opportunities that lie ahead.

Stress and worry can spill into your relationships causing arguments and tension, which can be hard to resolve. You can become judgemental, critical, and condescending of others and yourself. You want things to change but are unsure what to do.

In a world of information often we don't have the information that we need.

Although most people want to feel God's love and be happy; they are pushing it away. Going around in circles confused and dismayed.

In this book, I would like to help you build a solid foundation. A foundation of peace. A foundation of love. A foundation of happiness. So no matter what happens, you will not stumble or fall. Life changing. Through story and scripture, I will equip you with ways to see and feel the love of God in your life. Empowering.

Remove the unnecessary stress and watch your destiny unfold.

Should I Convert to Judaism?

This book guides readers who are considering joining the Jewish people. The book describes the variety of reasons why people convert, a plan for how to think about conversion, a way to think about God in the Jewish tradition, a step-by-step description of the conversion process, and an extended list of further resources. There are stories of converts throughout the book.

Noah’s Ark: An Invitation to Faith

From 1896 to 1914 the plague ravaged British India, and more particularly, the province of Punjab. During these perilous times, as towns and cities were devoured, the British government undertook efforts to save the people from this pandemic through inoculation. It was in this backdrop that Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian penned Noah's Ark in 1902. In it the author elaborates the essence of his teachings and states that those who sincerely follow its tenets would be saved miraculously from the onslaughts of this epidemic, even without inoculation. This was a prophecy vouchsafed to him by God. History testifies to the magnificent fulfilment of this prophecy.

The book Noah's Ark shines as a beacon of hope not only for the people of the past, but also now and shall continue to grant salvation to the world in all ages. It is a book that stands as one of the most influential works of the Promised Messiah and Mahdi, and continues to transform lives even today.

How to be Free from Sin

The Islamic concept of salvation differs from that of other religions, and from Christianity in particular, because Islam rejects the concept of Original Sin and declares man to be responsible only for his own sins. He, therefore, needs to free himself from his own sins in order to attain salvation. In this article, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Promised Messiah(as) answers the all-important question, why does man commits sin, and how can he free himself from it.

The Promised Messiah(as) also argues that a true religion must be judged by its ability to lead its followers to certainty about the existence of God. The holy author makes a detailed comparison between Islam and other major religions, and concludes that Islam alone can lead man to perfect awareness and, consequently, to freedom from sin.

The first English translation of this article was published under the title How to get rid of the Bondage of Sin, in the English edition of The Review of Religions, January 1902. The current translation has been prepared by Wakalat Tasnif, Rabwah.

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.

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.

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.

If I Should Die Before I Wake

It is of the LORD's mercies that we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning, great is Thy faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23

God's mercies are sure; His promises are fulfilled; but a dawn of a new morning is God' grace.

If you need a testimony about God's grace, then If I Should Die Before I Wake will encourage your soul. Nothing happens in our lives by chance. If you need a miracle, God's got that too. Trust Him.

Has it been a while since you've had a testimony? Increase your prayer life, build your faith and walk in victory because without a test, there is no testimony.

Pat Simmons is the award-winning and bestselling author of the Guilty series.

Hwadu: Zen Questions and Answers from Korea

Hwadu is the most authoritative edition of Zen questions and answers by JeonBeop Zen Master DaeWon Moon JaeHyeon.

Through Hwadu one may encounter the living Zen of the Korean tradition.

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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Winston S. Churchill: The Watchman

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There has probably never been a greater political watchman than Winston Churchill. His foresight saved the Western world from demise in World War II. Yet today, the West scorns his message. The biggest tragedy of World War II is that we didn't learn from that shameful and near-fatal disaster.

In this booklet:

o Winston S. Churchill: The Watchman

o Learning From History

o Preparing for War

o Illusion of Security

o Winston S. Churchill: The Leader

o A Final Warning

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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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.

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.

What Science Can't Discover About the Human Mind

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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 Right View: Turning Believers into Bodhisattvas

The fundamental doctrine and philosophical ideas that distinguish Buddhism from other religion and form the basis of Mahayana Buddhism. They are the basic knowledge that all Buddhists should acquire.

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.

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.

The Noble Quran (القرآن الكريم) Arabic Languange Edition

The Nobel Quran literally meaning "the recitation"; also romanized Qur'an or Koran is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from Allah SWT (God).It is widely regarded as the finest work in classical Arabic literature. The Quran is divided into chapters (surah in Arabic), which are then divided into verses (ayah).

Muslims believe that the Quran was verbally revealed by God to Prophet Muhammad SAW through the angel Gabriel (Jibril), gradually over a period of approximately 23 years, beginning on 22 December 609 CE, when Prophet Muhammad SAW was 40, and concluding in 632, the year of his death. Muslims regard the Quran as the most important miracle of Muhammad, a proof of his prophethood, and the culmination of a series of divine messages that started with the messages revealed to Prophet Adam (Pbuh)and ended with Prophet Muhammad SAW. The word "Quran" occurs some 70 times in the text of the Quran, although different names and words are also said to be references to the Quran.

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According to the traditional narrative, several companions of Muhammad served as scribes and were responsible for writing down the revelations.Shortly after Prophet Muhammad SAW death, the Quran was compiled by his companions who wrote down and memorized parts of it. These codices had differences that motivated the Caliph Uthman to establish a standard version now known as Uthman's codex, which is generally considered the archetype of the Quran known today. There are, however, variant readings, with mostly minor differences in meaning.

The Quran assumes familiarity with major narratives recounted in the Biblical scriptures. It summarizes some, dwells at length on others and, in some cases, presents alternative accounts and interpretations of events. The Quran describes itself as a book of guidance for mankind 2:185. It sometimes offers detailed accounts of specific historical events, and it often emphasizes the moral significance of an event over its narrative sequence. The Quran is used along with authentic and reliable hadith to interpret sharia law. During prayers, the Quran is recited only in Arabic.

Someone who has memorized the entire Quran is called a hafiz. Quranic verse (ayah) is sometimes recited with a special kind of elocution reserved for this purpose, called tajwid. During the month of Ramadan, Muslims typically complete the recitation of the whole Quran during tarawih prayers. In order to extrapolate the meaning of a particular Quranic verse, most Muslims rely on exegesis, or tafsir.

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.

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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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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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.

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.

Easily Understand Islam (Abridged Version)

(Note: This book is an ABRIDGED VERSION of the original book. It contains six chapters from the original 23.)

About the book :

Islam is one of the world's major religions. An estimated 1.59 billion people spread throughout the world's nations are Muslim. Islam is one of the fastest growing religions in the world today. Yet Islam is one of the most misunderstood. Learn Muslim beliefs and why they believe in them, as explained from Muslim perspectives, in a simple, engaging manner in this award winning book. A wide range of topics about Islam is covered in this collection of articles including:

Why is there evil and suffering in this world?

Top misconceptions about Islam

Why believe in God?

What Islam is really about

Islam Beliefs: The five pillars of Islam

Sometimes the best way to understand something is to look at it from different perspectives.

Buddhism For Beginners: The Complete Beginners Guide To Modern Buddhism and Mindfulness (Buddhism, Mindfulness, Meditation)

Buddhism For Beginners: The Complete Beginners Guide To Modern Buddhism and Mindfulness!

Buddhism is all about explaining a purpose to life, it explains justice and equality around the world and it provides a code of practice our way of life that leads to true happiness!

Buddhism is a way of understanding yourself and about developing true caring and compassion for those around you. When you're capable of delving into your own needs and desires, you will be better prepared in life.

This book is designed to give you an introduction to several lessons that Buddhism can offer you such as what happens when we die and several methods to calm your mind and body in stressful situations.

Buddhism For Beginners has never been explained so clearly, now you will easily understand everything that was unknown about Buddhism.

Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn..

Chapter 1: The Origin of Buddhism

History of Buddhism

The 3 Branches of Buddhism

Chapter 2: The Four Noble Truths

The First Noble Truth: Suffering (Dukkha)

The Second Noble Truth: The Cause of Suffering is Craving or Thirst (Tanha)

The Third Noble Truth: The End of Dukkha is the Cessation of Craving (Nirodha)

The Fourth Noble Truth: The Eightfold Path

Chapter 3: The Eightfold Path

Wisdom

Right Understanding (Samma ditthi)

Right Thought or Attitude (Samma-Sankappa)

Moral Conducts

Right Speech(Samma vaca)

Right Action (Samma kammanta)

Right Livelihood (Samma ajiva)

Concentration

Right Effort (Samma vayama)

Right Mindfulness (Samma sati)

Right Concentration (Samma samadh)

Chapter 4: Karma, Rebirth, Reincarnation

Chapter 5: Buddhism and Daily Life

Buddhism is defined as a "state of the practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one's thoughts, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-moment basis".

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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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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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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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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

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 Mitzvot: Being Kind to Animals

A summary of the sources and meaning of the value of Tza'ar Ba'alay Chayim. Activities for every age group, like visiting a zoo and evaluating the care of the animals there, are included. Additional resources for more in depth study are included for both teachers and students.

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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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THE IMMORTAL UPANISHADS

Why Upanishads ?

Between say 5000 to 3000 thousand years ago, a lineage of Indians settled in the cool confines of the jungles surrounded by rivers, mountains, animals, birds and trees, developed a language called Sanskrit and carried the same to its pinnacle.

They shifted their thoughts from study of matter as expounded in the Vedas to study of something imperceptibly beyond matter and began writing the Upanishads.

These were a study of 'beyond what we perceive now and here'.

And every important person that had mattered or who had shaped our thoughts in the history of mankind, studied them, wrote commentaries to simplify them and sourced their own thoughts from them.

No one including the agnostic Jewish scientist of the modern world ever ignored them. Subsequent literatures drew heavily from them and helped create our own modern, moral mind.

An astonishing fact is that the brilliant authors of these texts never bothered to leave their names for us to remember and celebrate their birthdays!

Can we go without looking at them? Without looking at what they really wrote? Ignoring the wealth they stored for us to shape our own lives?

Let us read for ourselves what they wrote, in our own simple language.

Here we cover nine Upanishads namely Ishavasya, Kena, Katha, Prasna, Mundaka, Mandukya, Aitareya, Taitareya and Swetaswatara.

The book contains only the English translation of the stanzas. The book intends to offer easy reading to its readers, to help them assess the range of thoughts contemplated by the authors.

I translated it from a Hindi book written by Sri Harikrushnadas Goyandka. He had covered all the stanzas in original along with its forensic meaning.

I am no match to write an authentic book on the Upanishads. I just wrote the way it appealed to me.

I hope I can write the translations of the other two important Upanishads, Brihadaranyaka and Chhandogya, at a future date.

The Kama Sutra Guide: Proven Lessons How To Become An Irresistible Lover

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The Kama Sutra Guide: Proven Lessons How To Become An Irresistible Lover

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Introducing you to the world of Kama Sutra, it will allow you to take your relationship to a whole new level, enjoying the most satisfying sexual experiences of your life.

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Introduction - short summary regarding the practice of Kama Sutra and how it can improve your relationship

Chapter 1 - What is Kama Sutra? (from ancient Indian text to lovemaking art)

Chapter 2 - How can Kama Sutra benefit your sex life? (no more monotony or boredom in the bedroom, satisfying sexual relationships and intimacy between partners)

Chapter 3 - Kama Sutra foreplay techniques (kissing, cunnilingus, fellatio)

Chapter 4 - Kama Sutra lovemaking positions (lotus blossom, rider, clasping position etc.)

Chapter 5 - Kama Sutra caresses and sensual touching (embraces, bathing and mutual cleansing etc.)

Conclusion - Things to remember about Kama Sutra.



Enjoy reading the book and do not hesitate to try out the experiences that have been suggested for your own pleasure. Whenever you feel like your relationship has become monotonous all over again, make sure to return to the book and refresh your memory about this lovemaking art.

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The Noble Quran English Languange Edition Ultimate

The Noble Quran literally meaning "the recitation"; also romanized Qur'an or Koran is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from Allah SWT (God) It is widely regarded as the finest work in classical Arabic literature. The Quran is divided into chapters (surah in Arabic), which are then divided into verses (ayah).

Muslims believe that the Quran was verbally revealed by God to Muhammad through the angel Gabriel (Jibril), gradually over a period of approximately 23 years, beginning on 22 December 609 CE, when Prophet Muhammad SAW was 40, and concluding in 632, the year of his death. Muslims regard the Quran as the most important miracle of Prophet Muhammad SAW, a proof of his prophethood, and the culmination of a series of divine messages that started with the messages revealed to Prophet Adam (Pbuh) and ended with Prophet Muhammad SAW. The word "Quran" occurs some 70 times in the text of the Quran, although different names and words are also said to be references to the Quran.

According to the traditional narrative, several companions of Prophet Muhammad SAW served as scribes and were responsible for writing down the revelations. Shortly after Prophet Muhammad SAW passed away, the Quran was compiled by his companions who wrote down and memorized parts of it. These codices had differences that motivated the Caliph Uthman to establish a standard version now known as Uthman's codex, which is generally considered the archetype of the Quran known today. There are, however, variant readings, with mostly minor differences in meaning.

The Quran assumes familiarity with major narratives recounted in the Biblical scriptures. It summarizes some, dwells at length on others and, in some cases, presents alternative accounts and interpretations of events. The Quran describes itself as a book of guidance for mankind 2:185. It sometimes offers detailed accounts of specific historical events, and it often emphasizes the moral significance of an event over its narrative sequence. The Holy Quran is used along with authentic and reliable hadith to interpret sharia law. During prayers, the Quran is recited only in Arabic.

Someone who has memorized the entire Quran is called a hafiz. Quranic verse (ayah) is sometimes recited with a special kind of elocution reserved for this purpose, called tajwid. During the month of Ramadan, Muslims typically complete the recitation of the whole Quran during tarawih prayers. In order to extrapolate the meaning of a particular Quranic verse, most Muslims rely on exegesis, or tafsir.

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.

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

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.

Time Surfing: The Zen Approach to Keeping Time on Your Side

An antidote to the ever-faster pace of modern life, Zen monk Paul Loomans presents a simple, seven-step system known as Time Surfing, which shows you how to reinject calm into your life and becoming peacefully efficient. In true Zen fashion, tips include: Do one thing at a time, and finish what you're doing and, more radically, tearing up your to-do lists and trusting your intuition instead: Your intuition is your best planner. If you trust it, it will provide you with a solid foundation of calm., Time Surfing will change the way you live and work, enhancing creativity and helping you get more done. Most importantly, however, by choosing peace as the basis for all your daily activities, an inner sense of calm and tranquillity will arise in every area of your life.

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.

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.

All About Jesus: The Single Story from Matthew, Mark, Luke and John

This title is all about Jesus. The words recorded in it were written about Jesus over 2000 years ago. Yet today his message of peace, hope, love, and forgiveness still resonates with people of all races, nationalities, educational, and economic backgrounds. Some like what he said while others disagree with what he said. But almost everyone finds im intriguing.

A Day in the life of Muslim Child

A Day in the life of Muslim Child

Compiled by:Abdul Malik Mujhaid

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.

101 Amazing Things You Can Do With Dowsing

No matter what level of experience you have with dowsing, your interest will be renewed by exploring the applications covered in this book. Included are 101 unique ways that you can use dowsing to make your life better: in everyday life, with your pets, for your health, in relationships, with money. We give you good dowsing questions to ask on each topic and explain the pitfalls and how to get the most our of your answers. We lead you from the simpler types of dowsing subjects whose answers you can prove to more challenging subjects that require a higher level of detachment, trust and ability. By going through the examples in order, you will build confidence and improve your dowsing accuracy. While this is not a book aimed at teaching you how to dowse, we have included some basics that you will need in order to enjoy the book to the fullest. The Resources section has links to many other free resources we offer, plus media we were unable to include in the book. If you love dowsing and want to expand how you use it, or you are just curious about dowsing and new to it, this book can help you take your dowsing to the next level.

Christmas Quiz Book

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."

Running Through the Bible

Not sure how the Bible fits together? Abraham and Moses? The Exodus and the Exile? Confused over kings and prophets? Old Testament, New Testament? We'll start at zero, and assume nothing. We're running through the Bible in only 42 pages, and we won't be travelling alone. There's a red cord running with us, starting in Genesis where we begin our journey, through to Revelation at the end. The red cord binds the Bible together. It's God's rescue plan for the people he created, giving us a way out of the mess we've made of our lives through the freewill he has given us. A friend who had just finished reading the whole Old Testament for the first time, told me, "It was written with God's tears." Indeed it was. And my friend could have added, "The New Testament was written with blood - the blood of Jesus."

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?

Jubilee Bible: From the Scriptures of the Reformation

In the Jubilee Bible 2000 (JUB), the usage and context tends to define each key word so you don't need to depend on theological dictionaries or reference materials. Careful attention has been made to properly translate the first usage of each key word and through to the last occurrence. Then, as the word makes its way across the Old Testament and you make the correct match with the corresponding Greek word in the New Testament, an amazing pattern emerges. The Jubilee Bible is the only translation we know of that has each unique Hebrew word matched and mated with a unique English word so that the usage (number of occurrences and number of verses where the word occurs) sets forth a meaningful number pattern and a complete definition of what God means by each word.

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.

Names of Allah

So, how well do you know our Creator, Who planned you and the entire universe with a delicate equilibrium? Many people have mistaken ideas concerning Allah due to the effects of different cultures and information of dubious origins. However, Allah introduces Himself to humanity through the Qur'an He sent down 1,400 years ago and informs us of His beautiful names. This book, written to introduce you Allah, seeks to replace the vague, flawed, and insignificant information that you may have acquired over the years with the genuine faith described in the Qur'an so that you may come to know Allah, the All-Mighty, better and draw nearer to Him.

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.

A Rose Blooms Twice (A Prairie Heritage, Book 1)

Faith-Filled Fiction at Its Best! Rose Brownlee has suffered more loss than most people can endure. Now she must find a purpose and a way to move on with her life. Will she bow to conventional wisdom or will she, like Abraham of old, choose to follow where God leads her . . . even to a wild and strange land she does not know? Set in the American prairie of the late 1800s, this story of loss, disillusionment, rebirth, and love will inspire, challenge, and encourage you. "A Rose Blooms Twice" is Book 1 in the series, A Prairie Heritage. Read the exciting prequel and companion to "A Rose Blooms Twice," "Wild Heart on the Prairie." A Prairie Heritage: Book 1: "A Rose Blooms Twice" Book 2: "Wild Heart on the Prairie" Book 3: "Joy on This Mountain" Book 4: "The Captive Within" Book 5: "Stolen" Book 6: "Lost Are Found" "Vikki writes the kind of faith-filled fiction that hooks you within the first few pages, will not let you go until you have finished, and leaves you wishing for more." "-Janis Braun, Seattle, Washington" "Her books are not just for 'chicks'! I was amazed how engrossed I became in the lives of Vikki's characters, and how much I could relate to their situations." "-Ed Dunne, Los Angeles" "Be prepared to put life on hold. That's all I have to say!" "-Rebecca H., New Jersey" "You will laugh, you will cry but, most of all, you will be uplifted." "-LaTisha Holland, St. Augustine, FL"

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.

Truth Notes: Be Wise - Daily Readings From Proverbs

In Truth Notes, you'll find incredible facts about God, you, and your purpose on this planet. This devotional is written so that you can know how to be friends with God and be wise in your daily life. You have some very powerful enemies who don't want you to know this information. When you picked up this book, what you do with it could mean the difference between life and death.

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.

Some Secrets of the Quran

in the Qur'an, along with prayers, commands, prohibitions and high moral standards, God communicates many secrets to mankind. These are truly important secrets, and an attentive eye can witness these throughout his life. No other source than the Qur'an holds these secrets. The Qur'an is the unique source of secrets that those people, no matter how intelligent, literate or astute they are, could never hope to find anywhere else. That some people cannot see while others have a grasp of some hidden messages in the Qur'an is another secret created by God. Those who do not seek these secrets revealed in the Qur'an, live in distress and difficulty. Ironically, they never know the cause of their distress. Those who learn about these secrets of the Qur'an, on the other hand, lead an easy, joyful life. This book deals with the subjects related to some verses God has revealed to mankind as a secret. When a person reads these verses, and his attention is drawn to the secrets in these verses, what he must do is to seek the divine purposes hidden in events and evaluate everything in the light of the Qur'an. Then, people will realise with excitement that the secrets of the Qur'an control both their own lives and those of others alike.

Greyson Gray: Camp Legend: Volume 1 (The Greyson Gray Series)

At Morris College All-Sports Camp, Greyson Gray discovers intense athletic competition, quirky huddlemates, and budding romance to distract him from the loneliness he has felt since his father's mysterious disappearance. The lighthearted camp atmosphere turns, though, when Greyson stumbles upon a terrorist's sinister plot brewing in the observatory - a place already haunted by a chilling camp legend. Suddenly, Greyson toils with two dueling worlds - one of lurking danger and mystery, the other of competition and hormones. Spurred on by his father's words to do the good that ought to be done despite the danger, Greyson and his faithful friends must mount a cunning and coordinated heist on the observatory in order to save thousands of lives.

Worlds Unseen (Seventh World Trilogy)

Fear and Loathing in the North: Jews and Muslims in Medieval Scandinavia and the Baltic Region

Due to the scarcity of sources regarding actual Jewish and Muslim communities and settlements, there has until now been little work on either the perception of or encounters with Muslims and Jews in medieval Scandinavia and the Baltic Region. The volume provides the reader with the possibility to appreciate and understand the complexity of Jewish-Christian-Muslim relations in the North.

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

Investigations Into the Phenomenology and the Ontology of the Work of Art: What are Artworks and How Do We Experience Them? (Contributions To Phenomenology)

This book investigates the nature of aesthetic experience and aesthetic objects. Written by leading philosophers, psychologists, literary scholars and semioticians, the book addresses two intertwined issues. The first is related to the phenomenology of aesthetic experience: The understanding of how human beings respond to artworks, how we process linguistic or visual information, and what properties in artworks trigger aesthetic experiences. The examination of the properties of aesthetic experience reveals essential aspects of our perceptual, cognitive, and semiotic capacities. The second issue studied in this volume is related to the ontology of the work of art: Written or visual artworks are a specific type of objects, containing particular kinds of representation which elicit a particular kind of experience. The research question explored is: What properties in artful objects trigger this type of experience, and what characterizes representation in written and visual artworks? The volume sets the scene for state-of-the-art inquiries in the intersection between the psychology and ontology of art. The investigations of the relation between the properties of artworks and the characteristics of aesthetic experience increase our insight into what art is. In addition, they shed light on essential properties of human meaning-making in general.

The Philosophy of the Teachings of Islam (Revised Edition)

English rendering of Islami Usul Ki Philosophy (Urdu) By Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan The Philosophy of the Teachings of Islam is the translation of a well-known essay on Islam by Hadrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Promised Messiah and Mahdi(as), the Founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at (Community). The original was written in Urdu for the Conference of Great Religions held at Lahore on December 26-29, 1896. It has since served as an introduction to Islam for seekers after the truth and religious knowledge in different parts of the world. It deals with the five broad themes set by the moderators of the Conference. 1.The physical, moral and spiritual states of man 2.The state of man after death 3.The object of man's life and the means to its attainment. 4.The operation of the practical ordinances of the Law in this life and the next 5.Sources of Divine knowledge.

Finding Her Way: Volume 1 (Wildflowers)

In 1848, women can expect a few bumps along the Oregon Trail. Corinne Temple, age seventeen, has a few ridiculous challenges to face outside the river crossings, snakes, Indians, accidental gunshots and finding enough privacy to be clean along the grimy trail. When Corinne's marriage of convenience gets less convenient she turns to some new friends in the wagon train who help her see the hope for the future. They teach her to take the time to dance and celebrate the small victories, to have faith and determination through the hardest things a person can face. Corinne's journey takes her from the cobblestone streets of fashionable Boston to the rugged mountains of the west, across rivers and deserts, from sea to shining sea. A faithful heart gets this young woman through the hardest days on the trail, her skills and resolve show her and others how a woman can rise from circumstances and survive. Join her as she discovers her own strength and resilience in...Finding Her Way * * Previously released as Seeing The Elephant, revised, rewritten and edited. **Appropriate for ages 12 and above** -Inspirational Historical Romance-

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

Amongst The Flames: A Christian Romance Novel

""A burning building doesn't scare me at all compared to the thought of losing you." " Firefighter Cole Taylor is the man everyone looks up to at Firehouse 9 in downtown Spokane. He's been at the department for ten years and has no fear when it comes to dangerous situations. Megan Taylor, Cole's wife, is a stay-at-home mother of their two boys. She was everything Cole ever wanted in a woman and the perfect wife any man could ask for until one day when she decides to leave Cole. Cole has fought hundreds of fires in his lifetime, but he had never tasted fear until he came to fighting a fire in his own home. Amongst The Flames is a Christian firefighter romance that tackles real-life situations and problems that exist in Christian marriages today. It brings with it passion, love and spiritual depth that will leave you feeling inspired. This inspirational Christian romance novel is one Christian romance that you'll want to read over and over again.

The Quran

Son of Shadow Hero of Light

Courage. Compassion. A warm light for all to follow. In a world where playing games on cell phones give people superpowers like flying or teleporting, twelve-year-old Leon can shine light from his hands which is the least useful superpower of the nine. But when he discovers his real ability, he turns his world upside down chasing more and more power. Not only is that devastating for his family, but he also destroys his friendship with his best friend, and then discovers that his real ability is tricking him into following a sinister power. He'll have to give up everything that made him popular in order to do what's right.

Beyond Enlightenment: Buddhism, Religion, Modernity (Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism)

The vast majority of books on Buddhism describe the Buddha using the word enlightened, rather than awakened. This bias has resulted in Buddhism becoming generally perceived as the eponymous religion of enlightenment. "Beyond Enlightenment" is a sophisticated study of some of the underlying assumptions involved in the study of Buddhism (especially, but not exclusively, in the West). It investigates the tendency of most scholars to ground their study of Buddhism in these particular assumptions about the Buddha's enlightenment and a particular understanding of "religion", which is traced back through Western orientalists to the Enlightenment and the Protestant Reformation. Placing a distinct emphasis on Indian Buddhism, Richard Cohen adeptly creates a work that will appeal to those with an interest in Buddhism and India, and also scholars of religion and history.

In the Beginning

Do you want your children to love God and go to heaven? Do you want them to learn more about Jesus and the Bible? The KathIrene Kids Bible Series is bringing the truth and love of Jesus to children everywhere. Each book in this series is focused on one important story and lesson from the Bible. Timeless poetry and colorful illustrations make these books a favorite for both children and parents. You can read these books to your children. They can read them to you. They can read them on their own. You can read them together. In the car Before bed In a Sunday school classroom At home In a church library Anywhere Any time Through it all, you and your precious children will be hiding God's word in your hearts.