Two things to know about this book before you buy it:
Before you go running as far and as fast as you can (exactly like some prophets we know), get a grip, have a seat, and read Thus Sayeth the Lord: A Fresh Take on the Prophets.
If you don't feel qualified for the prophet gig, you're in good company. Most of the prophets in the Bible didn't want the job. Why? Because it usually involved telling a bunch of people that they were doing it wrong (which always goes over well). But when they did what God asked them to do … wow. That's the call for us as Catholics, since by baptism we "share in the priesthood of Christ, in his prophetic and royal mission" (Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1268).
This fresh take on the prophets will introduce you to our biblical role models in a way you might find startling, challenging, and probably not to your grandmother's liking. In this book, you will meet:
Dig into their stories, missions, and messages, and learn how you can take the truth of Christ to the world. Today.
An engaging examination of the things Dr. Bergsma once considered obstacles to ever becoming Catholic himself. Over an eighteen-month spiritual journey, Bergsma was stunned again and again by the biblical support he found for even the stickiest teachings of the Catholic Church.
In Clueless in Galilee: A Fresh Take on the Gospels, author Mac Barron assures us that Jesus loves us, even though we’re human. We know this, because the Bible says so. Over and over and over again. With its hilarious, sometimes irreverent, and always humble reflections, this book will make you laugh and help you look at the Bible — and yourself — in a whole new way.
Dive into the Word of God with this stunning Bible. The wide margins give you room to take notes, journal, record prayers, or even doodle, allowing you to dig deeply into the meaning of passages and their impact on your faith. This Bible will become a cherished keepsake as you revisit your notes and highlights from previous years, seeing how Scripture continues to shape you as you invite the Word to take root more firmly in your heart.
Discover the seven powerful invitations Jesus extends to you and how accepting them can change your life. Perfect for individual or group study, the seven chapters includes reflections and scripture, with space for journaling.