Devotions for the Man in the Mirror: 75 Readings to Cultivate a Deeper Walk with Christ

Devotions for the Man in the Mirror: 75 Readings to Cultivate a Deeper Walk with Christ

by Patrick Morley


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ISBN-13: 9780310244066
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 05/01/2002
Pages: 322
Sales rank: 911,405
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.13(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Durante tres decadas, Patrick Morley ha sido considerado una de las autoridades mas respetadas con respecto a los retos y oportunidades que afectan distintivamente a los hombres. En 1989 el escribio El hombre frente al espejo, un libro historico que surgio a raiz de su propia busqueda de significado, proposito, y de una relacion con Dios mas profunda. Se vendieron mas de tres millones de copias y fue elegido uno de los cien libros cristianos mas influyentes del siglo veinte. En 1991, Patrick fundo 'El hombre en el espejo', una organizacion que ha impactado las vidas de diez millones de hombres en todo el mundo, ha distribuido ocho millones de libros, y el ano pasado colaboro con mas de cuarenta mil lideres laicos para realizar un discipulado mas eficaz de los hombres. Cinco de sus 16 libros han recibido una calurosa acogida entre los criticos. Patrick Morley recibio su titulo con honores de la Universidad Central de Florida, institucion que en 1984 le otorgo el Premio al 'Graduado ?

Table of Contents

Part 1The God We Want Versus the God Who Is
1.The Kingdom: Temporal Kingdoms (Matthew 6:10)7
2.Jesus: A Case of Mistaken Identity (Matthew 16:15)9
3.Revival: The Gospel of Addition (Acts 26:20)13
4.Worship: Our Attitude Toward God (Revelation 4:11)17
Part 2The Escape from Cultural Christianity
5.Prosperity: A Gift of God (Ecclesiastes 5:19)23
6.Money: The Treasure Test (Luke 12:34)27
7.Idolatry: Too Close to the Boiling Point (1 Corinthians 10:14)31
8.Discipline: The Shakable Kingdom (Hebrews 12:25)35
9.Materialism: Divided Interests (1 Corinthians 7:30-31)39
10.Surrender: A Recovering Materialist (Proverbs 27:20)43
11.Failure: A Six-Point Formula for Spiritual Failure (Philippians 1:10)47
12.Resurrender: The Way Back (Revelation 3:20)51
13.Values: Making a Comeback (Colossians 2:8)55
14.Dependency: The Safety of the Unmet Need (1 Timothy 5:5)59
15.The Fear of the Lord: Love Wisdom and Hate Evil (Proverbs 19:23)63
Part 3Our Relationship with Christ
16.Jesus: Commitment to a Person versus a Set of Values (Matthew 9:9)69
17.Christ: Is There Another? (John 6:68)73
18.Born Again: The Dramatic Conversion (John 3:3)75
19.Eternal Life: The Undone Thing (Matthew 19:16)79
20.Assurance: Assurance of Salvation (Romans 8:16)83
Part 4The World of My Motives
21.Ambition: Fifteen Minutes at the Top (Psalm 43:3)89
22.Potentiality: The Nature of Our Potential (James 4:14)93
23.Intentions: The Things of God (Mark 8:33)97
24.Approval: Man-Pleasers and God-Pleasers (Galatians 1:10)101
25.Obedience: The Secret of Pleasing God (Philippians 3:16)105
26.Devotion: Fully Devoted to God (1 Kings 11:4)107
Part 5The Art of Surrender
27.Surrender: The Process of Surrender (Luke 9:23)113
28.Impulsiveness: Good Ideas versus God Ideas (Matthew 17:4)117
29.Significance: About Being Busy (Ecclesiastes 2:22)119
30.Trustability: Remember What Is in You (John 2:24-25)123
31.Interests: The Proved Workman (Philippians 2:22)125
32.Servanthood: In Search of Excellence (John 3:30)127
33.Expectations: Surrendering to Scripture (Psalm 37:4)131
34.Testing God: Playing the Probabilities (Exodus 17:2)135
35.The Holy Spirit: How to Strengthen a Willing Spirit (Mark 14:40)137
36.Principle: The Principle Is the Thing (Luke 22:42)141
Part 6The Tools of Surrender
37.Prayer: The Disposition to Pray (Ephesians 6:18)147
38.Prayer: Praying for the Inarticulate Need (Romans 8:26)151
39.Prayer: The Method of Prayer (Matthew 21:21-22)155
40.Prayer: How Prayer Reflects Our Spiritual Phase (Revelation 5:13)159
41.The Mind: Above All Else (Proverbs 4:23)163
42.Quiet Time: Meeting with God (Deuteronomy 4:29)167
43.Devotions: Don't Be Distracted (Luke 10:41-42)171
44.Scripture: Gaining Spiritual Weight (1 Peter 2:2-3)173
Part 7Responding to the Struggles of Daily Life
45.Grace: Living Worthy of Our Calling (Ephesians 4:1)179
46.Perseverance: The Need for Persevering Faith (Hebrews 10:36)183
47.Faith: Living by Faith (2 Corinthians 5:7)187
48.Affliction: When God Is Silent (Lamentations 3:26)191
49.Belief: Faith and Doubt Together (Mark 9:24)195
50.Temptation: The Purpose for Severe Temptation (Matthew 4:1)199
51.Temptation: The Flesh or Satan? (Galatians 5:17)203
52.Encouragement: I Have to Occasionally Remind Myself (Hebrews 12:5)207
53.Satan: Defend Yourself (2 Corinthians 11:14-15)211
Part 8Developing My Personal Character
54.Suffering: If You Must, Suffer for the Right Reason (1 Peter 3:17)217
55.Depravity: Utter Versus Total (Galatians 5:16)221
56.Character: Circumstance Success Versus Character Success (Genesis 39:2)225
57.Tomorrow: The Antidote for Frustration (Matthew 6:34)229
58.Holiness: Becoming Holy (Hebrews 12:14)233
59.Equipping: The Lag from Calling to Sending (Galatians 1:18)237
60.Isolation: Stuck on a Blank Page (Psalm 42:2)241
61.Sorrow: The Food and Drink of Job (Job 1:21)245
62.Trust: Trust God with All Your Heart (Proverbs 3:5)249
63.Surrender: The Prayer of Agur (Proverbs 30:7)253
64.Human Nature: The Weaknesses We Detest in Others (Romans 7:21)257
65.Pressure: The Purpose of Pressure (2 Corinthians 1:8)261
Part 9Getting Along with People
66.Power: Give People the Good (Proverbs 3:27)265
67.Witnessing: Come to the Light (John 12:46)267
68.Witnessing: There is No Cause for Shame (2 Timothy 1:12)271
69.Love: A Gentle Reminder (1 Corinthians 13:11)273
70.Prayer: The Antidote for Envy and Slander (1 Peter 2:1)275
71.Children: Making the Right Impression (Deuteronomy 6:6-7)277
72.Self-Image: Gaining a Good Self-Image (2 Corinthians 5:16)281
73.Slander: When Your Friend Talks Behind Your Back (Ecclesiastes 7:21-22)285
74.Service: The Reward for Serving Others (Ephesians 6:7-8)287
75.Time: Take Time for the Moment (1 Corinthians 15:55)291
Scripture Index295
About the Author299

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