The Practice of the Presence of God

The Practice of the Presence of God
Author: Brother Lawrence
Release: 2011-10-15
Editor: Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.
Pages: 22
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Language: en
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The Practice of the Presence of God is a wonderful text, compiled by Father Joseph de Beaufort, of the teachings of Brother Lawrence (born Nicholas Herman), a Carmelite Monk. The beautiful compilation includes letters, as well as records of his conversations kept by Brother Lawrence's interlocutors.

The Practice of the Presence of God

The Practice of the Presence of God
Author: Brother Lawrence
Release: 1996-09
Editor: Health Research Books
Pages: 54
ISBN: 0787313254
Language: en
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"The Practice of the Presence of God" is among the most enduringly popular of all Christian devotional works. It is a collection of conversations with a simple seventeenth-century French Carmelite monk who, through the simplest of everyday activities, was able to achieve a profound intimacy with God. Brother Lawrence's teaching has resonated with Christians for more than three hundred years, and it is fitting that it is now available in this beautiful edition with a fine full-cloth cover, a sewn binding, and a ribbon marker.

Practicing His Presence

Practicing His Presence
Author: Brother Lawrence,Frank C. Laubach
Release: 1985-09-01
Editor: Christian Books Publishing House
Pages: 110
ISBN: 0940232014
Language: en
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If you wish to know your Lord in a deeper way, your are invited to join the numerous Christians who, over three centuries, have turned to this book in order to begin that journey to the depths of Christ.

The Practice of the Presence of God

The Practice of the Presence of God
Author: Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection OCD
Release: 1994-12-13
Editor: ICS Publications
Pages: 250
ISBN: 9780935216219
Language: en
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The only English translation of the French critical edition, this volume includes a general introduction, bibliography, and testimonies about Brother Lawrence by those who knew him. With 5 photos and illustrations. More Information The third centenary of the death of Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection inspired the Belgian Discalced Carmelite Conrad De Meester to present this new critical edition of Brother Lawrence's classic on the Practice of the Presence of God, including all of his letters, maxims, and conversations. This book also contains a detailed general introduction to the life and works of Brother Lawrence, as well as the testimonies of his biographer.

The Practice of the Presence of God

The Practice of the Presence of God
Author: Brother Lawrence
Release: 2007-04-01
Editor: Xulon Press
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9781602665705
Language: en
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Brother Lawrence (1614 to 1691) was a monk who today is most commonly remembered for the closeness of his relationship with God, as recorded in this little book. He spent almost all of his adult life in solitude, poverty, and obscurity within the walls of a priory. He was known for profound peace and high commitment to Jesus Christ. He cared not for the worldly status of his tasks, but the motivation behind it. "We can do little things for God," he wrote. "I turn the cake that is frying on the pan for love of him, and that done, if there is nothing else to call me, I prostrate myself in worship before him, who has given me grace to work; afterwards I rise happier than a king. It is enough for me to pick up but a straw from the ground for the love of God." Generations after his death, this book has become one of the most popular Christian books in history. It was oft quoted by John Wesley and A.W. Tozer, and today tens of millions of copies are in circulation. This edition is available on-demand and is printed in its original translated format. Xulon Press is the country's leading on-demand publisher of Christian books, with more than one million copies in print. Visit www.XulonPress.com.

The Practice of the Presence of God in Modern English

The Practice of the Presence of God in Modern English
Author: Brother Lawrence
Release: 2013-10-16
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 77
ISBN: 1521299757
Language: en
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The Practice of the Presence of God in Modern English is modern translation of the timeless spiritual classic. Written over 300 years ago in French, The Practice of the Presence of God is here presented in language understandable to the twenty-first century English reader. Not a paraphrase or an abridgment, this version is a faithful rendering of the text in the spirit of the original work. Brother Lawrence was a seventeenth century Christian who had a dramatic spiritual awakening at the age of eighteen. Seeing a tree in winter, his soul suddenly opened to the presence of God. Within six years he had entered a Carmelite monastery in Paris, where he worked chiefly in the kitchen, cooking and cleaning. He practiced a simple and natural method. He merely turned his attention to the Divine Presence available at all times during any activity. He reports that he was as fully present with God while washing dishes in the kitchen as he was when partaking of the sacrament in worship. The profound peace and joy evident in Lawrence's life attracted many visitors, who sought to learn the secret of his unique spiritual practice. Originally published shortly after his death, this volume consists of personal conversations and letters, which communicate how one can experience God at all times. Also included in this edition are his Spiritual Maxims, a document that was discovered among his belongings after his death.

The Practice of the Presence of God

The Practice of the Presence of God
Author: Brother Lawrence,Tim Langdell
Release: 2020-05-26
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0999092847
Language: en
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A modern reprinting of the Christian Spiritual classic book by Brother Lawrence, with a guide for Christian Meditation by Tim Langdell

Practicing God s Presence

Practicing God s Presence
Author: Robert Elmer
Release: 2014-03-24
Editor: Tyndale House
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9781615214778
Language: en
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For centuries, the sayings of Brother Lawrence, a seventeenth-century monk, have shown believers how to follow and live like Christ. Now a new generation can discover the joy of practicing the presence of God with this updated version.

The Practice of the Presence of God

The Practice of the Presence of God
Author: Brother Lawrence (of the Resurrection)
Release: 1961
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 83
ISBN: OCLC:317345056
Language: en
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The Practice of the Presence of God

The Practice of the Presence of God
Author: Martin Laird,Sheelah Treflé Hidden
Release: 2016-11-29
Editor: Taylor & Francis
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9781317076575
Language: en
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Exploring the unity of the practice of prayer and the practice of theology, this book draws together insights from world-class theologians including Rowan Williams, Andrew Louth, Frances Young, Margaret R. Miles, Sebastian Brock, and Nicholaï Sakharov. Offering glimpses of the prayer-life and witness that undergirds theological endeavour, some authors approach the topic in a deeply personal way while others express the unity of prayer and the theologian in a traditionally scholarly manner. No matter what the denomination of the Christian theologian - Greek or Russian Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Anglican, Methodist - authors demonstrate that the discipline of theology cannot properly be practiced apart from the prayer life of the theologian. The prayer of the theologian shapes her or his approach to theology. Whether it be preaching, teaching, writing or research, the deep soundings of prayer inform and embrace all.

Spiritual Maxims of Brother Lawrence

Spiritual Maxims of Brother Lawrence
Author: Brother Lawrence
Release: 2013-03-25
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 11
ISBN: 9781625588937
Language: en
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Here is a small book with the Maxims of Brother Lawrence. The book is set up so that you can absorb these maxims with short, easy readings each day over the course of one month, allowing you ample time to reflect and meditate upon each maxim.

The Practice of the Presence of God

The Practice of the Presence of God
Author: Brother Lawrence,Harold Myra
Release: 2017-09-26
Editor: Our Daily Bread Publishing
Pages: 187
ISBN: 9781627077507
Language: en
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People all over the world have been inspired and encouraged by the classic memoir of Brother Lawrence. This special edition unpacks core insights that cut to the heart of an intimate relationship with God. This version modernizes the text and includes a 40-day devotional that parallels the content for enhanced understanding. Through the stories of Brother Lawrence’s struggles, Scriptures that inspired him, and his humble words of wisdom, you’ll find encouragement to help you focus your heart and mind on God and faithfully live in His presence.

Life in the Presence of God

Life in the Presence of God
Author: Kenneth Boa
Release: 2017-11-07
Editor: InterVarsity Press
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780830888986
Language: en
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It's hard to discern God's presence amid the hubbub of modern life. But experiencing God is not just for the super-spiritual—every Christian can learn to cultivate a greater awareness of God in the everyday. Sharing dozens of practical exercises and disciplines, Ken Boa offers a contemporary guide to practicing the presence of God, revealing how we can deepen our walk with God and abide in his presence.

Tending to the Holy

Tending to the Holy
Author: Bruce G. Epperly,Katherine Gould Epperly
Release: 2009-10-02
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 196
ISBN: 9781566996471
Language: en
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Tending to the Holy: The Practice of the Presence of God in Ministry invites pastors to embody their deepest beliefs in the routine and surprising tasks of ministry. Inspired by Brother Lawrence's classic text in spirituality, Tending to the Holy integrates the wisdom and practices of the Christian spiritual tradition with the commonplace practices of pastoral ministry. Bruce and Katherine Epperly utilize a variety of spiritual disciplines especially Benedictine, Celtic, Ignatian, Rhineland, and process spiritualities to provide a framework for helping clergy nurture the awareness of God, creative imagination, and personal well-being in every aspect of their ministerial lives. Practicing God's presence in the ordinary tasks of ministry inspires wholeness, spiritual transformation, vision, imagination, endurance, and healthy self-differentiation in ministry. Commitment to joining spiritual practices with the routine and repetitive tasks of ministry provides an important antidote to unhealthy stress, burnout, and loss of vision in ministry. By seeing their congregational leadership in terms of spiritual transformation, imaginative practice, and relational interdependence, ordinary ministerial practices can become ways pastors can deepen their relationship with God. Growing out of their work with pastors at every season of ministry, as well as combined ministerial experience of nearly sixty years, Bruce and Katherine Epperly invite pastoral leaders to complement and expand on their understanding of spiritual leadership, pastoral excellence, and self-care, integrating traditional and contemporary spiritual practices with the concrete arts of ministry.

Working in the Presence of God

Working in the Presence of God
Author: Denise Daniels,Shannon Vandewarker
Release: 2021-10-05
Editor: Hendrickson Publishers
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781683072911
Language: en
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How do we invite God into our everyday lives? Working in the Presence of God discusses the incorporation of spiritual disciplines into the ordinary rhythms of everyday experience. God is already present and active, so by becoming aware of workday rhythms and focusing on where various spiritual practices might be implemented in our jobs, we can be transformed into Christs likeness through our work. We often think of spiritual practices as preparation for our regular lives; in comfortable spaces and ideal settings, we set aside time to hear from God. But what if we can engage in these practices in the midst of our regular lives, and particularly at work? This transformation takes place when we surrender our working lives to God, begin to hear his voice, accept his pleasure, and allow his guidance at work. The spiritual practices outlined in the book include: • The Liturgy of Commute • Workplace as Holy Ground • Surrendering the Calendar • Reading Scripture in Your Workspace • Affirmation of Calling • Gratitude for Gods Blessing and Celebrating Success at Work • Confession at Work • Lamenting Work • Solitude: Working in Gods Presence • Prayer of Examen for Work • Sabbath: Ceasing from Work

The Practice of the Presence of God Study Guide

The Practice of the Presence of God Study Guide
Author: Ted Wueste
Release: 2015-12-19
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 110
ISBN: 1516800249
Language: en
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A study guide for Individual and Group study. Includes the text of Brother Lawrence's "The Practice of the Presence of God" with Reflection questions, Prayer Exercises, and group discussion questions. For Bulk orders of more than 10 books, go to desertdirection.com.

Mystical Paths to God

Mystical Paths to God
Author: Brother Lawrence
Release: 2013-05-20
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 486
ISBN: 9781627932028
Language: en
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Collected in this Omnibus edition are three classic works exploring the mystical nature of God. Included are The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence, Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila, and Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross. The Practice of the Presence of God is one of the most beautiful and touching stories of Christian devotion ever written. Brother Lawrence was a Carmelite Brother known for his profound peace and deep relationship with God; many came to seek spiritual guidance from him. The wisdom that he passed on to them, in conversations and in letters, would later become the basis for the book. This edition has two translations of this book to help the reader find a more complete understanding of this wonderful and enduring story. This is the definitive edition of St. Teresa of Avila's Interior Castle: translated by E. Allison Peers. This mystic book is as inspirational and enlightening today as it was when it was first written. St. Teresa lays out the foundation for an ideal journey of faith. St. Teresa was a reformer of the Carmelite Order and is considered to be, along with Saint John of the Cross, a founder of the Discalced Carmelites. She became the first female to be named a Doctor of the Church, in 1970, and is one of only three females to be awarded that honor. St. John of the Cross was a Carmelite friar and priest; he is renowned for his cooperation with Saint Teresa of Ávila in the reformation of the Carmelite order, and for his poetry and his studies on the growth of the soul. Dark Night of the Soul is considered one of the greatest religious poems ever written. This masterpiece of Mystic Christianity examines faith and how to keep faith when all seems lost. Think of it as guide to making it through the dark night of the soul to the brighter, happier, faith filled tomorrow that awaits.

The Practice of the Presence of God

The Practice of the Presence of God
Author: Alan Vermilye,Brother Lawrence
Release: 2021-03
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 112
ISBN: 1948481197
Language: en
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With all the distractions and busyness of everyday life, trying to remain connected to God can be a real challenge. Fortunately, a Carmelite monk named Brother Lawrence understood this problem and laid out a spiritual approach to living in God's presence that is as practical today as it was almost four hundred years ago.Since it was first published in 1691, The Practice of the Presence of God contains a collection of notes, letters, and interviews given by Brother Lawrence to his friends as a way of helping them turn ordinary, daily life events into conversations with God.Based on this timeless classic, The Practice of the Presence of God: A 40-Day Devotion guides readers on a 40-day journey through the wisdom of Brother Lawrence, related Scripture passages, and devotional thoughts that bring you into a more conversational relationship with God.The Practice of the Presence of God: A 40-Day Devotion includes:?Daily devotional readings with book excerpt, Scripture references, and devotional thoughts?The complete conversations and letters from Brother Lawrence?Additional resources including a small-group discussion guide, Spiritual Maxims, and The Life of Brother Lawrence available for free online?Perfect for book clubs, small groups, or individual Bible study?Available in print or e-book formatsDevote some time to examining the content of this small but powerful book that has inspired millions of Christians over centuries to develop a deeper awareness of the presence of God.

Enjoying the Presence of God

Enjoying the Presence of God
Author: Jan Johnson
Release: 2016-03-04
Editor: NavPress
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781631467394
Language: en
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This book gives you the opportunity to surrender to God’s presence and enjoy just being with Him. Find contentment, peace, and encouragement from practicing spiritual disciplines, and learn simple, tangible insights into practicing God’s presence in everyday life.

The Lost Art of Practicing His Presence

The Lost Art of Practicing His Presence
Author: James W. Goll
Release: 2006-01-28
Editor: Destiny Image Publishers
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780768499186
Language: en
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The presence of God is meant to be more than just an occasional event during Sunday morning Worship---you are meant to live in God's presence! In The Lost Art of Practicing His Presence, James W. Goll uncovers ancient and nearly forgotten keys to deeper intimacy with Christ Jesus while revealing the ease of working with Christ instead of for Him. Through this book you will rediscover the lost precepts of Biblical meditation, contemplative prayer, and waiting on the Lord and learn how to apply them in your own life. Most importantly, you will gain inspiration for your own intimate walk and the courage to spread the fire His presence to everyone around you! The Lost Art of Practicing His Presence also includes a modern-language translation of The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence. An inspiration to James Goll, this 15th-century believer has inspired generations of Christians with his simple life and profound writings on the nature and presence of the Lord.