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Nearer Than We Imagine$15.99Read more
Where is God in the midst of the tumult and change of our lives? Where is He in our joys and sorrows, our difficulties and struggles, our daily tasks and responsibilities? He is not distant or uncaring. He is with us and in us-so much nearer than we can imagine. And He invites us to live in ongoing love and fellowship with Him, whether we are worshipping Him in church, cleaning the house, reconciling our checkbooks, working at our jobs, gathering with family and friends, or engaging in any other activity of life.
Nearer than We Imagine: Meditations on Practicing the Presence of God highlights pivotal areas of Brother Lawrence’s renowned spiritual and practical guidance for entering into and remaining in the immediate presence of our loving heavenly Father. As you read excerpts from his classic Practice of the Presence of God, with related Scripture verses and inspiring illustrations, you will receive spiritual strength and nourishment to meet all your daily needs, experiencing unbroken communion with your heavenly Father.
In the monastery kitchen and shoe-repair shop, Brother Lawrence learned to complete every act out of love for God as he discovered the joys of oneness with the Father and His purposes. He wrote, “By practicing God’s presence and continuously looking at Him, the soul familiarizes itself with Him to the extent that it passes almost its whole life in continual acts of love, praise, confidence, thanksgiving, offering, and petition. Sometimes all this may merge into one single act that does not end, because the soul is always in the ceaseless exercise of God’s divine presence.”
Discover Brother Lawrence’s secrets to continuous love, joy, and rest in God, no matter where you are or what your task, and amid all the everyday demands and challenges of life.
Practice Of The Presence Of God$6.99Read more
3. Spiritual Maxims
4. The Life Of Brother Lawrence
Brother Lawrence was a man of humble beginnings who discovered the greatest secret of living in the Kingdom of God here on earth. It is the art of “practicing the presence of God in one single act that does not end.” He often stated that it is God who paints Himself in the depths of our soul. We must merely open our hearts to receive Him and His loving presence.
As a humble cook, Brother Lawrence learned an important lesson through each daily chore: The time he spent in communion with the Lord should be the same, whether he was bustling around in the kitchen – with several people asking questions at the same time – or on his knees in prayer. He learned to cultivate the deep presence of God so thoroughly in his own heart that he was able to joyfully exclaim, “I am doing now what I will do for all eternity. I am
blessing God, praising Him, adoring Him, and loving Him with all my heart.”
For nearly 300 years this unparalleled classic has given both blessing and instruction to those who can be content with nothing less than knowing God in all His majesty and feeling His loving presence throughout each simple day.
Practice Of The Presence Of God (Reprinted)$5.99Read more
The Practice Of The Presence Of God
*A Pilgrim’s Prayer
The Spiritual Maxims Of Brother Lawrence
*The Character Of Brother Lawrence
The intimate account of how one man found God.