Perfect for the "year of Mark"-or any time- this book helps readers actually experience events recorded in the Gospel, so that biblical times, places, and people come vividly to life. And as the events unfold before the reader's eye, God's revelation becomes a present event, and Jesus becomes a companion and friend.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 144 Vendor: Fortress Press Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 080663894X ISBN-13: 9780806638942 Availability: In Stock
Build a powerful friendship with Jesus through the ancient art of contemplative prayer.Perfect for individual or group use, this guide and workbook helps readers to actually experience events recorded in the Gospel of Mark, so that biblical times, places, and people come to life vividly. As the events unfold before the reader's eyes, God's revelation becomes a present event, and Jesus becomes a companion and friend.In his brief introduction, David Miller explains how the ancient art of contemplative prayer helped strengthen and deepen his relationship with God. After explaining the principles and practice of praying the Scriptures, Miller demonstrates how readers can use the technique for themselves. Then he walks readers, chapter by chapter, through an exciting prayer-reading of Mark's Gospel, pausing on special write-in pages for readers to record their experiences.In a final section, Miller offers journal entries from his own prayer journey through the Gospel, inviting readers to compare with him and with one another the exciting