Everyday Encounters with God: What Our Experience Teaches about the Divine

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God is telling you of his love for you in your everyday experiences. If you stay alert, watch, and listen carefully, you will sense his presence and hear his messages for you.
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Overview

God is telling you of his love for you in your everyday experiences. If you stay alert, watch, and listen carefully, you will sense his presence and hear his messages for you.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593251390
  • Publisher: Word Among Us Pr
  • Publication date: 9/28/2008
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction: Everyday Encounters with God 8 Part 1 All Around Us
1 Silent Speakers: The Natural World Tells Us about God 13
2 The Heavens: Revealing God's Greatness 17
3 Three Births: Reflecting God's Love 21
4 The Human Body: Celebrating God's Gift 25
5 A Cloud of Witnesses: Testifying to God's Presence 29
6 The Majesty of Art and Architecture: Proclaiming God's Beauty 33 Questions for Group Discussion 36 Part 2 A Look in the Mirror
7 Longings: Thirsting for God 39
8 Mothers and Fathers: Images of God 43
9 Friends and Lovers: Echoes of God's Love 47
10 Workers and Artists: Co-creators with God 51
11 Setting Things Right: A Divine Hunger 55
12 Reflections of the Divine: Made in the Image and Likeness of God 59 Questions for Group Discussion 62 Part 3 Everyday Experiences
13 The Present Moment: Discovering the Power of "Now" 65
14 Random Acts of Kindness: Hints of God's Graciousness 69
15 Fresh Starts: Signs of God's Redemption 73
16 Light in the Darkness: Bringing Good from Evil 77
17 Forgiveness: Evidence of God's Touch 81
18 A Cause for Hope: Divine Providence 85 Questions for Group Discussion 89 Part 4 Real Presence
19 Revelation: God Takes the Initiative 93
20 The Living Word: Finding God in Scripture 97
21 Jesus: Revealing the Nature of God 101
22 The Real World: Theology and the Love of God 105
23 The Eucharist: Meeting God in the Liturgy 109
24 Miracles: Manifesting God's Love 113 Questions for Group Discussion 117 Part 5 Communication with God
25 Listening to Life: God Speaks in Every Moment 121
26Prayer: Opening to God 125
27 Spiritual Reading: A Dialogue with God 129
28 Leadings of the Spirit: Wisdom, Guidance, and Grace 133
29 Obedience: Intimacy with God 137
30 What Our Experience Teaches Us about God: Setting Our Spiritual Antenna 141 Questions for Group Discussion 144 Notes 145 Acknowledgments 152
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