Lorraine Marie Varela (www.LorraineMarie.com) is the author of Powerful Moments in the Presence of God and a professional photographer. She has traveled to the Middle East and lives near Seattle, where she and her husband help lead a Foursquare Messianic congregation. Lorraine and her husband, Gabriel, have two grown daughters.
Powerful Moments in the Presence of Godby Lorraine Marie Varela, Canon Andrew White (Foreword by)
A Beautiful Treasury of Inspiring
This beautiful devotional gift book is for readers who want to experience God's presence in a new and exciting way. With amazing testimonies, inspirational messages, and four-color photographs taken by the author, this book encourages readers to see God's power at work in the lives of everyday/b>
A Beautiful Treasury of Inspiring
This beautiful devotional gift book is for readers who want to experience God's presence in a new and exciting way. With amazing testimonies, inspirational messages, and four-color photographs taken by the author, this book encourages readers to see God's power at work in the lives of everyday people.
The devotional messages take only moments to read, but are packed with biblical promise and perspective. Along with a message of faith and trust in a miracle-working God, each day's spread also includes a related Scripture that points to timeless truthand inspires readers to expect their own supernatural encounters
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There is a Balm in Gilead It isn't often that something is both beautiful on the inside and the outside, but that rare occurrence comes together in this book. Open the cover of this volume, and you will find stunning pictures that are paired with encouraging Bible verses. The short messages that accompany the verses seem as if they are straight from the mouth of God. It is a visual treat to look at the pictures. The uplifting Bible verses, and encouraging messages feed the soul. "Come to me, all of you who are tired and have heavy loads.... Sprinkled throughout the volume are instances when God clearly made Himself known to the author, or her acquaintances. These encounters impart hope, even when it appears hope is nowhere to be found. Mrs. Varela shares a time when all seemed to be lost. Her husband developed the fastest moving cancer his doctor had ever seen. They were perplexed since they had spent months praying and fasting for him to be healed. Anyone suffering with a health problem will find the outcome very thought provoking. ....and I will give you rest." It is the author's desire that this book will allow you to hear God's voice, to inspire you to be still, and listen to the message He has for each of us. The contents of this volume can easily be applied to everyday life. I was deeply touched by this volume, really enjoyed it, and it gave me peace. This is a gift book that has a striking scene on its padded cover, and is very well made with quality material. This volume is a treasure to own, and a priceless gift to receive. It will bring the reader joy. I highly recommend this 5-star book to anyone who enjoys uplifting words of God displayed in a beautiful manner. The publisher has provided bookreadingtic with a complimentary copy of Powerful Moments in the Presence of God through Chosen Books for the purpose of review. All opinions expressed are my own, and I was not required, or influenced, to give anything but an honest appraisal. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.
Every other page in this devotional is graced stunning photography! The images alone are a feast for the eyes and a moment of refreshment to a weary mind. Gorgeous mountain ranges, peaceful harbors lit by sunset light, a rainbow splitting a storm-washed sky, a tiny girl dancing on the beach with joy shining around her- Lorraine has captured so many moments of glory. And once you have been moved by the visuals, you have a brief devotional reading to absorb. Lorraine writes in an increasingly popular style, as if God is speaking directly to the reader. She speaks of God's strength when we are fearful, or simplicity of heart in a complicated world, and always of love. God's love, and our love for each other. This would make a very sweet gift for somebody's birthday, or as a recuperation present for someone who'd been ill, or even just a "thinking of you" surprise. I thank Chosen Publishers for my review copy.
This book is extremely refreshing with a lot of scripture to give everything from strength, to wisdom and empowerment to the reader. Each page is packed full with enough to keep you spirit reflecting for hours. With beautiful photographs to compliment the thought and the scriptures Lorraine has done a fantastic job in making everything flow. I was given this book,by Chosen books for and honest review, I guarantee you won't be disappointed no matter where your at spiritually.
This devotional is absolutely bursting with God’s love for his children, the readers of the book. This soothing, inspirational book is the perfect addition to daily devotions. Writings are short, yet wonderfully encouraging and are accompanied by beautiful photographs, also by Lorraine Marie Varela. This lovely book is perfect for anyone, especially those in need of encouragement, comfort and peaceful thoughts. It makes a wonderful gift book and has a presentation page for gift-givers to inscribe. Grab one for friends, teachers, neighbors, co-workers, family and clergy. Everyone will be delighted. I was given a free copy of this book by Chosen Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, in return for an honest review. I heartily recommend it to everyone.