How to Live: A Guide to the Journey of Faith


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How to Live is a personal companion for your journey of faith. Whether you are a new Christian setting out, or a weary traveller in need of refreshment, it offers an inspiring guide to the essentials of the Christian life.

With wisdom, honesty and humour, it explores the inward and outward journeys that being a Christian involves:

  • Prayer
  • Reading the Bible
  • Worship
  • Relating faith to daily life
  • Sharing your faith
  • Seeking God's kingdom
Living as a Christian means being open to a lifelong journey of discovery, change and growth. Let How to Live be your guide to this amazing adventure.

An ideal gift for new Christians, confirmation candidates, and those completing an Emmaus or Alpha course. Previously published as Travelling Well.

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Editorial Reviews

Tear Times
'...a refreshing antidote to all the easy-steps-to-victorious-Christian-living paperbacks that overload our bookshelves.'
Martin Warner
'For pilgrims at every stage of the Christian journey I warmly recommend [this] as a good companion, easy to understand and a source of wise encouragement.'
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780715142400
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/2012
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

STEPHEN COTTRELL is the Bishop of Chelmsford and is the author of several bestselling titles including Do Nothing to Change Your Life and How to Pray.

STEVEN CROFT is the Bishop of Sheffield and was formerly Archbishops' Missioner and Team Leader of Fresh Expressions. His many books include Jesus' People: what the Church should do Next, Exploring God's Mercy: five images of salvation and Mission Shaped Questions. They are both contributors to the Emmaus course.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements iv

How to use this book vi

Preface by the Archbishop of York vii

Foreword ix

Chapter 1 Beginning the Way 1

Chapter 2 Being Changed 13

The Inner Journey

Chapter 3 Learning to Pray 25

Chapter 4 Exploring the Scriptures 37

Chapter 5 Food for the Journey 47

Chapter 6 Travelling Together 59

The Outer Journey

Chapter 7 Seeking the Kingdom 71

Chapter 8 Faith in Daily Life 79

Chapter 9 Serving God 89

Chapter 10 Christian Witness 99

Chapter 11 In Times of Difficulty 109

Chapter 12 Christian Hope 121

An Order for Daily Prayer 130

Further Reading 132

References 133

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