Author : Frank Peretti
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN 13 : 1451673337
Total Pages : 581 pages
Book Rating : 4.5/5 (167 download)
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Download or read book This Present Darkness written by Frank Peretti and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2012-02-14 with total page 581 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.” Ephesians 6:12 After the film in her camera is mysteriously destroyed at a small-town festival, reporter Bernice Kreuger knows she’s found something worth covering up. She brings the investigation to her boss, Marshall Hogan. Along with the local pastor of a struggling church, Hank Busch, they find something much bigger than they expected—a demonic plot to enslave their town and, eventually, the world. The tiny college town of Ashton becomes the unlikely battleground in a cosmic clash between good and evil. Unseen by the human protagonists, armies of angels and demons wage war against one another in the spiritual realm for the souls of the people of Ashton. Up against supernatural forces, the future of the town seems bleak – but the power of prayer might be able to influence the outcome of the fight. This fast-paced thriller birthed an entirely new genre, setting the standard for spiritual suspense. It has since sold over 2 million copies worldwide, sparking a renewed interest in the concept of spiritual warfare.
Download or read book This Present Darkness written by Stephen Ellis and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2016-07-01 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Nigeria and Nigerians have acquired a notorious reputation for involvement in drug-trafficking, fraud, cyber-crime and other types of serious crime. Successful Nigerian criminal networks have a global reach, interacting with their Italian, Latin American and Russian counterparts. Yet in 1944, a British colonial official wrote that 'the number of persistent and professional criminals is not great' in Nigeria and that 'crime as a career has so far made little appeal to the young Nigerian'. This book traces the origins of Nigerian organised crime to the last years of colonial rule, when nationalist politicians acquired power at a regional level. In need of funds for campaigning, they offered government contracts to foreign businesses in return for kickbacks, in a pattern that recurs to this day. Political corruption encouraged a wider disrespect for the law that spread throughout Nigerian society. When the country's oil boom came to an end in the early 1980s, young Nigerian college graduates headed abroad, eager to make money by any means. Nigerian crime went global at the very moment new criminal markets were emerging all over the world.
Download or read book This Present Darkness written by Kristen Welch and published by Wipf and Stock Publishers. This book was released on 2021-08-17 with total page 274 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: As a Christian—as a college student—do you want to be a feminist? Why would anybody want to be a feminist? And what, if anything, have Christians done to advance women’s rights? The answers lie in this book where the history of women preachers, the rise of the publishing industry, the creation of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century female seminaries and academies, and the work of feminist theologians is explored. This book introduces the Christian college student to a coherent story of First, Second, and Third Wave Feminism and how these interlocking histories overlap with Christian faith and practice. Designed for the student who has little or no knowledge of feminist histories, theories, and practices, this book offers timelines, reading lists, and glossaries to help orient the student in a field of study often filled with irony and contradictions. Furthermore, the influence of anti-feminists and the impact of visual culture tell a story of how power is made and how it is challenged. Throughout this book, students are invited to consider their relationship with feminism and to critically reflect on a position that holds true to their faith as they are experiencing it in the twenty-first century.
Download or read book The Final Testaments written by Uche Ephraim Chuku and published by iUniverse. This book was released on 2004-07 with total page 630 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The story of Adam, Eve, "God" and "the Serpent" in the Garden of Eden is the true story of the miserable life we live as human beings on this earth. But our understanding of the fateful events in Eden had been solidly formed by the falsified mind-bending "Bible stories" we were told as children by parents and church ministers. And even as adults, organized religion still tells us the same illogical fables and somehow most of us have continued to reason and understand these crucial events that totally control our lives as children, despite the fact that they do not agree with common sense. So, "What is the Truth?" Jesus Christ came specifically to bear witness to the truth; Yahweh the god of Eden had him killed through his religious agents, who continue to muffle the truth and to mislead humanity. But The Final Testaments offers the true definition of the events in Eden. The Fall of the Human Souls; the Actual Original Sin; the Actual Genesis of this World; the Diabolic Nature of Yahweh the God of Eden; the Actual Antichrist or the Expected "Immanuel"; Who really Killed Jesus Christ-all these and more are authoritatively revealed.
Download or read book Spiritual Warfare Series-Strategic Weapons of Our Warfare written by Elsie Clark and published by Xulon Press. This book was released on 2009-08 with total page 290 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This Spiritual Warfare Book "is a wonderful resource for those who are serious about their walk of victory." Apostle Dorothy Matthews, N.C. Apostles, Bishops and Pastors ascribe the title, "God's General" to Dr. Elsie Clark, because of her numerous books and spiritual warfare teachings across the years. She explains spiritual warfare, strategically so you will gain absolute victory. This book will take you to the next level in spiritual warfare training. Two known people were raised from the dead through Dr. Clark's spiritual warfare teachings through documented letters from Pastor Clara Milton, VA - Connie Adams of CA. Letters of book endorsements were written to attest to Dr. Clark's powerful teachings on spiritual warfare by Bishop Leon Harris/Pastor Ruth Harris, NY - Pastor Donald Fozard - NC, Apostle Dorothy Matthews, NC - Pastor Clara Milton, VA - Apostle Sandra Appleberry, MI - Dr. Kathy Curran, MO - Yvonne Stephens (Minister) VA - Mable Oliphant (Christian Entrepreneur). Dr. Elsie Clark is a long-time Author/Bible Scholar of over 54 books. She operates in the five-fold ministry of an Apostle/Prophetess. She prophesied over "political officials and prominent leaders" of the world and has appeared on television/radio networks. She evangelizes the gospel of Jesus Christ, pastored for over twenty-one years and raised up ministry leaders. She taught God's Word, globally for over 24 years and ministered in places such as Rome, Italy; Corinth, Philippi, Thessalonica, Switzerland, Egypt, Haiti, Africa, etc. Dr. Elsie sets up boot-camp training in churches and is a well sought after speaker. She has written twelve volume series on Spiritual Warfare that includes this book. Her other books are powerful tools for biblical research. She is an available speaker for church conferences, workshops, conventions and seminars. Her vision is to build multiple ministries to win multiple souls into the Kingdom of God.
Download or read book CMJ New Music Report written by and published by . This book was released on 2000-02-07 with total page 56 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: CMJ New Music Report is the primary source for exclusive charts of non-commercial and college radio airplay and independent and trend-forward retail sales. CMJ's trade publication, compiles playlists for college and non-commercial stations; often a prelude to larger success.
Download or read book Colossians written by David J. Landegent and published by WestBow Press. This book was released on 2017-06-06 with total page 1016 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Some people cant see the forest for the treesthey get so bogged down in details that they lose sight of what its all about. Others cant see the trees for the forestthey miss the wondrous details all around them. So why not look instead at both the forest and the trees? This commentary on Pauls letter to the Colossians guides you in doing just that. Even though we will be exploring ancient biblical cultures and learning plenty about the Greek language, no prior academic training is needed. Technical terms have been set aside. Instead, with everyday language we will discover the big picture and revel in the fine details of this stunning letter, amazed by how God is still speaking these same words today to contemporary personal and social challenges. We will not then be tourists rapidly zipping through Colossians as if on a monotonous interstate highway. Instead we will be hiking our way through this letter, step by step, phrase by phrase, finding joy in Gods truth and growing in our faith. Come and join the journey.
Download or read book Francis Mercury Van Helmont's Sketch of Christian Kabbalism. written by Franciscus Mercurius Van Helmont and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2012-05-10 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: As the only English version of Francis Mercury van Helmont’s foundational treatise of Christian Kabbalism, this bilingual edition, with a facsimile of the original Latin facing the translation and author’s footnotes, contains a critical introduction, as well as supplementary endnotes.
Download or read book Crime, Law and Society in Nigeria written by Rufus Akinyele and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2019-05-15 with total page 292 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A volume in honour of Stephen Ellis as a follow-up to the public presentation of his book on the history of organised crime in Nigeria This Present Darkness at the University of Lagos, Nigeria in 2016.
Download or read book Sense and Nonsense about Angels and Demons written by Kenneth D. Boa and published by Zondervan. This book was released on 2009-05-26 with total page 161 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Are you sure you really know? How do you know? Information on angels and demons is rampant today, but much of it is anything but trustworthy. Sense and Nonsense about Angels and Demons helps you cut through the clutter to see what the Bible actually reveals about spiritual beings both good and evil. Learn about• the fascinating history of “angelology”• what an angel is—and isn’t• what angels do and why• what angels may look like at the rare times when they appear• the “Angel of the Lord”: when an angel is more than an angel• the devil and his angels• the origins of Satan: what the Bible really says
Download or read book This Present Darkness written by Frank E. Peretti and published by . This book was released on 2002-03 with total page 532 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: With more than 2 million copies already sold, "This Present Darkness" is now available in a pocket-sized paperback. This riveting thriller offers a fascinating glimpse into the unseen world of spiritual warfare.
Download or read book Expository Sermons on John's Gospel Volume 1 written by Joe Tolin, Jr. and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on with total page 681 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Spiritual Care in an Age of #BlackLivesMatter written by Danielle J. Buhuro and published by Wipf and Stock Publishers. This book was released on 2019-09-24 with total page 254 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 is the day that changed America. A Republican business mogul and reality television host who once proclaimed that if women didn’t accept the intimate advancements of men, then men were could simply grab these women by a particularly sensitive extremity below their stomachs, snatched the electoral collegiate vote and since then has worked tirelessly on reversing President Barack Obama’s progressive policies and pushing immigration legislation backwards. This vital resource guide incorporates the basic understandings of spiritual care with the current social, emotional, existential and spiritual needs of African Americans simply surviving in Trump’s violent America. It’s one-of-a-kind, offering specific spiritual care strategies and interventions for African Americans dealing with particular physical, social and emotional health challenges in the midst of rising statistics of racism, sexism, classism, and homophobia leading to violence in the United States. Intended for anyone in academia or the helping professions, this comprehensive work benefits those seeking to provide spiritual care to African American hospital patients, counseling clients, church congregants and parishioners, military veterans, or returning service members. The contributors to this anthology are experts in their respective fields who offer a new, refreshing, and energizing perspective on important issues impacting African Americans.
Download or read book Liturgy and Empire written by Scott W. Hahn and published by Emmaus Road Publishing. This book was released on 2009 with total page 296 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is the fifth annual volume of the remarkably popular journal of biblical theology edited by Scott Hahn and his St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. This volume features important new works by Hahn, Brant Pitre, Matthew Levering, and Robert Barron, among others. The issue explores the biblical themes of Church and state; idolatry and power; religion and violence; worship and sacrifice; the Kingdom of God; and the Eucharist. Highlights include Hahn's new essay on the prophetic historiography of 1 and 2 Chronicles; and Pitre's essay on Jesus, the Messianic Banquet, and the Kingdom of God. The journal, which always seeks to reprint classic texts alongside groundbreaking new works, this time includes a new translation of St. Thomas Aquinas' Lectures on 2 Thessaloniansthe first time this work has been translated into English. Also included are an influential work by Louis Bouyer on Satan and Christ in the New Testament and Early Tradition. The volume concludes with a classic homily by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI on the morality of exile.
Download or read book 101 Tactics for Spiritual Warfare written by Jennifer LeClaire and published by Charisma Media. This book was released on 2018-06-05 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: What To Do When All Hell Breaks Loose Let’s face it, when the enemy attacks, it can be hard to remember which way is up. Demonic forces can come in like a flood and disorient your mind. They can drown you in hopelessness. Or you may be tempted to turn a blind eye to the spirits that intend to kill, steal, and destroy you. But let it be known, the devil still wreaks havoc on the earth today, and followers of Christ must use Spirit-inspired strategies to drive him out. You need a battle plan. You need specific tactics for specific skirmishes because whether or not you know it, you are in a war. Offering both scriptures and prayers, 101 Tactics for Spiritual Warfare will empower you to take on an offensive rather than a defensive stance against the enemy. This book addresses how to: Deal with demons from your past Break the stronghold of worry Submit your emotions to the Holy Spirit Take authority over the enemy Jennifer LeClaire offers a practical battlefield manual that will remind you of the things one often forgets in the face of an enemy onslaught. Find rest in the midst of spiritual storms, break the power of Satan’s devices, and live a life of victory.
Download or read book That You Might Believe - Study on the Gospel of John written by Robert L. Deffinbaugh and published by Biblical Studies Press. This book was released on 2002 with total page 661 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: There are certain books of the Bible that just seem to stand out and the Gospel of John is surely one such book. It is frequently the first book of the Bible we encourage non-Christians to read in the hope that its message will lead them to faith in Christ. After all, that is the purpose of the book. See John 20:31.For Christians, the Gospel of John is a source of much truth about our Lord and the Gospel. But it is much more than that. It is an opportunity for us to follow Him as we read, and to identify with the disciples as their knowledge of Him continues to expand. It is our opportunity to get to know the heart of the Savior, and to fellowship with Him through His Word. If men of old found their hearts set on fire as they listened to Him teach in person (Luke 24:32), so we will find our hearts warmed as we seek to listen to Him through this Gospel.I challenge you to join me in making the Gospel of John the subject of your study. May God use it to help you see and serve Jesus Christ as the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world (John 1:29).
Download or read book Nigeria and the Nation-State written by John Campbell and published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. This book was released on 2020-12-02 with total page 311 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Nigeria matters. It is Africa’s largest economy, and it is projected to become the third most populous country in the world by 2050, but its democratic aspirations are challenged by rising insecurity. John Campbell traces the fractured colonial history and contemporary ethnic conflicts and political corruption that define Nigeria today. It was not—and never had been—a nation-state like those of Europe. It is still not quite a nation because Nigerians are not yet united by language, religion, culture, or a common national story. It is not quite a state because the government is weak and getting weaker, beset by Islamist terrorism, insurrection, intercommunal violence, and a countrywide crime wave. This deeply knowledgeable book is an antidote to those who would make the mistakes of Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq—mistakes based on misunderstanding—in Nigeria. Up to now, such mistakes have largely been avoided, but Nigeria will soon—and Campbell argues already does—require much greater attention by the West.