What does the birth of the Christ child mean for us today?
Experience the message of Advent as never before with the fourth edition in the “Guide to Prayer” series. The selections in this digital sampler (chapters 1–4) from “A Guide to Prayer for All Who Walk with God” give you a simple pattern for daily prayer throughout Advent. All chapters will be available when the complete book releases in Fall 2013.
Each day incorporates
daily scripture readings
excerpts from classical and contemporary spiritual writings
time to pray for the world, others, and yourself
a closing blessing
The weekly themes are
Hope in God
Prepare the Way of the Lord
Welcome the Stranger
Writers include Rueben Job, Pamela Hawkins, Martin Luther, Deborah Smith Douglas, Bernard of Clairvaux, and others.
Spend time with the prayers and readings in this sampler, and allow your heart, mind, and spirit to be prepared for the coming of the Christ child.
Rueben P. Job is a retired United Methodist bishop with a lifelong interest in the spiritual life. He is the author or coauthor of numerous articles and six books.
Norman Shawchuck has served as pastor, professor, business president, spiritual director and author of numerous books and professional articles.