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Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God's Beloved

Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God's Beloved

by Trevor Hudson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0830810927

ISBN-13: 9780830810925

Pub. Date: 11/04/2010

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

Each chapter in this workbook by Trevor Hudson is peppered with "holy experiments," simple practices that bring us into God's presence and help us experience life as his beloved. At the end of each chapter is a set of questions which are ideal for discussion with one or two spiritual friends or a small group.

This practical and winsome book covers topics such

Overview

Each chapter in this workbook by Trevor Hudson is peppered with "holy experiments," simple practices that bring us into God's presence and help us experience life as his beloved. At the end of each chapter is a set of questions which are ideal for discussion with one or two spiritual friends or a small group.

This practical and winsome book covers topics such as

hearing and speaking with Godgrowing in spiritual friendshippracticing stewardship of our work and playlearning discernmentapproaching our death and the world beyondliving now in the kingdom of God

Wherever you may find yourself along the Way, a real and vital spirituality awaits you in these pages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830810925
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
11/04/2010
Series:
Renovare Resources
Edition description:
Combined
Pages:
197
Sales rank:
469,700
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Dallas Willard 7

Introduction 9

1 Drawing a Picture of God 13

Holy Experiment: Knowing God Through Knowing Jesus

2 Discovering Who We are 22

Holy Experiment: The Beloved Charter; Relating to Others as Beloved

3 Developing a Christian Memory 35

Holy Experiment: Remembering Jesus in the Gospels; Remembering Our Personal Stories; Remembering the Present Day

4 Receiving the Kingdom 46

Holy Experiment: Turning Toward Jesus; Opening Clenched Fists

5 Belonging to the Family of God 54

Holy Experiment: Spiritual Friendship

6 Becoming Holy, Becoming Ourselves 62

Holy Experiment: Solitude and Silence; A Desert Day; Suffering with a Neighbor

7 Loving Those Closest to us 73

Holy Experiment: Confession; Listening; Conscious Loving Actions

8 Discovering God's Call for our Lives 82

Holy Experiment: Discernment

9 Practicing the Presence of God 90

Holy Experiment: Mindfulness; Thankfulness; Welcoming God into Your Next Task

10 Opening Our Hearts to God 101

Holy Experiment: Praying Our Feelings; Praying the Psalms; Praying the Lord's Prayer

11 Overcoming Evil Within and Around Us 111

Holy Experiment: Journaling Your Inner Struggle; Overcoming Evil with Love; Intercessory Prayer

12 Witnessing to the Good News 124

Holy Experiment: Witnessing Without Words; Divine Openings; Testimony

13 Stewarding Faithfully What We Posses 137

Holy Experiment: Pledging to Tithe; Divine Ownership

14 Speaking Words of Life and Power 150

Holy Experiment: Halting Harmful Speech; A Blessing Day; Offering Encouraging Words

15 Looking to the Life Beyond 163

Holy Experiment: Centering Prayer; The Present Moment; Relinquishment

16 Growing into Christlikeness 176

Holy Experiment: Hospitality; Praying for Our Enemies

Conclusion 186

Acknowledgments 190

Further Reading 192

Notes 193

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