Whats Big Starts Small
Of the 30 parables Jesus told, the one that gets the most space on God’s sacred pages is the story about the sower, the seed, and the soil (Matthew 13). Just like a farmer isn’t sowing seed to get rid of it, God never brings you into contact with his Word just to get it over with. Rather, just as a farmer wants fruit, God wants to help you to experience and exhibit peace, joy, love, and more. And while he certainly could make our behavior one hundred times more sanctified in a single moment, Jesus’s story reminds us that God normally grows us organically, in that slow and steady process that we witness throughout the created world. And just as in farming, there are some obstacles to overcome along the way.
This book is structured around the six threats Jesus lists in the parable of the sower and the seed, and the corresponding strategies to overcome them: pride, pain, worries, wealth, wanting, and not waiting. If you’re wondering why your faith “isn’t working” in some aspects of your life, Jesus’ words may contain the key you’re looking for.
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SKU (ISBN): 9780764240034
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: June 2022
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
You Are Never Alone Study Guide (Student/Study Guide)$13.99Add to cart
In this six-session video Bible study (DVD/digital downloads sold separately), bestselling author Max Lucado looks at the miracles of Jesus as recorded in the Gospel of John. As John states, he recorded many of these signs for an express purpose: “These are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name” (John 20:31). John chose the stories and events from Jesus’ life that he believed would give his readers strength, empower them, lift them up, and speak life into their situations.
By the time John penned the words of his Gospel, he was an old man . . . his hair silver and skin wrinkled. He was pastoring a collection of Christ followers in the distant city of Ephesus. But he still loved to tell the story-some six decades earlier and a thousand miles removed-of when Jesus first called him to lay down his net . . . and he obeyed. The others are gone now. Peter, Andrew, James. They’ve long since followed their calls and fulfilled their missions. Only John remains, and he knows that his days are coming to an end. It is with this purpose that he takes up his pen . . . to help his readers believe and have life.
John’s record of Jesus’ miracles reassure us that we are never stuck or without hope. We are never forgotten. All the forces of heaven have been marshalled to come to our aid. A rescue mission is underway! The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. A multitude of angels and the power of Scripture. The strength of prayer and the wisdom of saints. All this, and more, are continually working together to get us out and see us through. This is the message of the miracles . . . that with God you are never alone.
Designed for use the You Are Never Alone Video Study (sold separately).
100 Devotions For Kids Dealing With Anxiety$11.99Add to cart
Written by Certified Daring Way & Dare to Lead Facilitator Justine Froelker, 100 Devotions for Kids Dealing with Anxiety is a daily devotional that provides tweens and teens with spiritual guidance to help them deal with their anxiety.
This devotional is not a band-aid or solution to end anxiety because we know that anxiety never really goes away. Instead, this devotional meets children where they are by equipping them with the resources to develop a deeper relationship with God and empowering young minds to embrace everything that makes them who they are.
Tweens and teens, ages 8 to 13, will:
*feel empowered by the devotions and the daily Scripture references
*respond to prompts by writing on ruled lines for deeper reflection
*understand that anxiety issues are not something that should be hidden
*identify how to better handle their anxiety on a day-to-day basis
Author Justine Froelker is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years of experience in traditional mental health and personal development and for seven years has been certified in the work of Dr. Brene Brown. She presents to global audiences for organizations like NASA Kennedy Space Center, Boeing, Square, Edward Jones, and Balbec Capital LP on topics such as leadership, courage, resilience, mental health, preventing burnout, and courageous and curious conversation.
With God Journal$14.00Add to cart
HARDCOVER, COPTIC BOUND JOURNAL: Allows book to lay completely open when flat for ease of use
192-LINED PAGES: Journal measures 6.5 x 8.5 x 0.75-inches
WHITE COVER WITH GRADUATION CAP ARTWORK: Coordinating back cover; inside flap reads “With God all things are possible”
INCLUDES 8 ALTERNATING SCRIPTURE: Reads “For I know the plans I have for you – Jeremiah 29:11”, “With God all things are possible”, “Perhaps you were born for such a time like this – Esther 4:14”, “God’s Plans”, “Be strong and courageous – Joshua 1:9”, “To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under heaven – Ecclesiastes 3:1”, “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also – Luke 12:34” and “Enjoy the journey”