The Invitation

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You are invited! The invitation from God's heart is to come receive his love-his intentional desire is revealed as he welcomes us into his presence. Our response to the invitation is by faith. Together, the disciplines of praying God's word and journaling cultivate a surrendered heart-accomplishing God's ...

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Overview

You are invited! The invitation from God's heart is to come receive his love-his intentional desire is revealed as he welcomes us into his presence. Our response to the invitation is by faith. Together, the disciplines of praying God's word and journaling cultivate a surrendered heart-accomplishing God's purpose-and, thereby discovering our purpose and the resulting, abundant life. Created for relationship and God's pleasure, we are designed for a life of prayer.

The Invitation:

• Stimulates a desire to have an increased prayer life

• Impresses the value of remembering God's Word and work in your life

• Offers personal journal entries of mental and physical training for the spiritual challenges of prayer

"Come!" Approach the throne today with confidence in his unfailing love for you and receive the provisions of his grace. The benefits you'll receive are endless: love, forgiveness, peace, rest, intimacy, strength, wisdom, protection, direction, wholeness, identity, and salvation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579219666
  • Publisher: WinePress Publishing WA
  • Publication date: 3/17/2010
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Sarah Bush shares her passion for God through her writings on prayer and journaling. She is currently a prayer consultant and speaker for Stone Croft Ministries-Christian Women's Club. She conducts inspirational messages for groups and retreats. She and her husband live in North Carolina with their three children.

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Table of Contents

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xvii

Introduction xix

Part I The Invitation

Chapter 1 You Are Invited to Come! 1

Designed for a Life of Prayer

Chapter 2 The Covenant Promises 7

Noah

Abraham

Moses

Chapter 3 The Tabernacle -God's Dwelling Place 15

The Responsibilities of the Priesthood

The Fragrant Incense

A Settled Temple

Chapter 4 God's Word with Us 29

God Writes, We Write

Your Sanctuary

How Sweet It Is to Be Loved

The Sacrifice of Love

Part II Responding to the Invitation

R. S. V. P.-Your First Response to the Invitation

Chapter 5 Enter Through The Door of Faith 55

Access to Grace

You Are a Royal Priesthood

A Labor Prompted by Love

Leave a Legacy of Love

Overcoming Unbelief

Chapter 6 Enter His Courts with Praise & His Gates with Thanksgiving 81

Rest in God's Sovereignty

Intended for God's Pleasure

Proclaim God's Holy Name

Reflect on The Hebrew Names of God

Enter His Gates with Thanksgiving

Part III You Are a Sacred Temple

Chapter 7 Offer Your Body as a Living Sacrifice 103

Bow to God Alone

Empty of Self

Find Balance

Obey with a Willing Heart

Chapter 8 Cleanse with the Living Water 125

Search and Confess

Sinking Sin

Face Fear

Into Me You See

Face the Fear of Journaling

Chapter 9 Meet with God. Beyond the Veil 145

We Listen

God Listens

Keep Asking, Seeking, Knocking

Chapter 10 Be Transformed 161

Spiritual Confidence

Discover Healing

Writing Clarifies

Part IV Glory Beyond the Sacred Temple

Chapter 11 Engage in the Spiritual Battle 183

Pray God's Word

Apply the Armor of God

Fight on the Frontlines

Keep an Object of Remembrance

Chapter 12 Discover Your Purpose 201

Come Alive!

Journal to Discover Your Unique Purpose

Chapter 13 God's Kingdom Come 217

Prayer for the Church

Prayer for Jerusalem

Our Rich Inheritance

God's Glory Revealed

Chapter 14 Grace for the Journey 233

Sample Daily Prayer and Journal Pages

Praying God's Word A-Z

Significant Prayers in the Bible

Recommended Reading/Bibliography 253

Endnotes 255

About the Author 261

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  • Posted May 11, 2010

    Beautifully written...

    "The Invitation" is rich in covering the covenant promises and includes practical application for our own walk with God as well. Sarah is passionate about prayer and journaling. It is a beautifully written book to help us realize our need for a surrendered heart and to give God priority in our lives.

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