In the Shadow of Grace: The Life and Meditations of G. Campbell Morgan

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Inevitably there comes a crisis, sooner or later . . .in which we are brought to the appalling sense of our own . . . weakness. That is a great hour. — G. Campbell MorganG. Campbell Morgan's life was one of passion and devotion to teaching God's Word. He had a vital ministry that touched both sides of the Atlantic, and his meditations on Scripture were both well known and sought after.In the Shadow of Grace brings together some of G. Campbell Morgan's unpublished writings on dealing with confrontation in life ...

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Overview

Inevitably there comes a crisis, sooner or later . . .in which we are brought to the appalling sense of our own . . . weakness. That is a great hour. — G. Campbell MorganG. Campbell Morgan's life was one of passion and devotion to teaching God's Word. He had a vital ministry that touched both sides of the Atlantic, and his meditations on Scripture were both well known and sought after.In the Shadow of Grace brings together some of G. Campbell Morgan's unpublished writings on dealing with confrontation in life with real events in his own life. Covering subjects from shattered dreams to the deaths of friends and family, rejection to facing the end of life, this tender and hopeful book will encourage you in your own difficulties and strengthen you to face trials with courage and fortitude.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781606087084
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/28/2009
  • Pages: 138

Meet the Author

Richard Morgan is an ordained Presbyterian minister and a national leader in spiritual autobiography and issues of aging. A graduate of Davidson College, he earned the Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy at Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Va. He also earned a Masters of Counseling degree at Wake Forest University . He is author of several books in the field of spirituality and aging. Among the books he has written are: best sellers No Wrinkles on the Soul, Remembering Your Story, and No Act of Love is Ever Wasted. His books are listed at his web site: http://richardmorganauthor.comHoward Morgan was formerly chairman of Chicago Theological Seminary, and currently serves as a director of the Interfaith Youth Core. A graduate of Lafayette College, he holds the LLD degree from Chicago Theological Seminary, he served as senior vice president of Citibank for 41 years and as director of the American Bible Society and St. Ignatius College Preparatory School. He is also a life director of Lincoln Park Zoo and Executive Service Corps. John Morgan teaches philosophy and ethics at an inner city community college. He also writes a regular column and blog in the Reading, Pa. newspaper. He has an undergraduate degree in sociology from Albright College, a masters of divinity at Andover Newton Theological School, and a doctorate in ministry from the Lutheran Seminary of Philadelphia. His most recent books include Daybreak and Eventide: A Little Book of Prayer and Worship for Small Groups, Awakening the Soul, and Thin Places, a book of his poems.The works of G. Campbell Morgan housed in the archives of Chicago Theological Seminary are on line at the following web site: http://ctslibrary.org/collections/Campbell Morgan/

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Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Introduction 15

1 Eclipse of Faith and Transformation of Life 23

2 Rejected on Earth, Accepted in Heaven 33

3 When Loved Ones Die 43

4 Confronting Illness 53

5 When Tragedy Strikes 65

6 Dreams Deferred 81

7 Growing Older 93

8 Facing the End of Life 101

Conclusion: Transformed by Grace 111

Suggested Readings 123

Notes 127

List of Biblical Texts 135

List of Sermon Titles 137

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