A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society  -     By: Eugene H. Peterson
Buy Item $11.99 Retail: $16.00 Save 25% ($4.01) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society

Inter-Varsity Press / 2000 / Paperback

$11.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $16.00
|
Save 25% ($4.01)
Availability: Available to ship on or about 09/22/14.
Email me when this product is available.
CBD Stock No: WW822577

Product Description

In the Songs of Ascent (Psalms 120-134), Peterson discovers an old Hebrew songbook used by pilgrims on their way up to Jerusalem. He seizes on these verses to teach lessons on discipleship and encouraging us to grow in joy, service, humility, and community. For 20 years Peterson's discipleship classic has been encouraging Christians to persevere. Now this revised edition, featuring the Psalms of Ascents in The Message paraphrase, can do the same for you!

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 212
Vendor: Inter-Varsity Press
Publication Date: 2000
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0830822577
ISBN-13: 9780830822577
Availability: Available to ship on or about 09/22/14.
Email me when this product is available.

Related Products

  1. A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society - Audiobook on MP3 CD-ROM
    A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society - Audiobook on MP3 CD-ROM
    Eugene H. Peterson
    christianaudio / 2005 / MP3
    $17.98 Retail: $19.98 Save 10% ($2.00)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: Out of Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW41208
  2. The Wisdom of Each Other
    The Wisdom of Each Other
    Eugene H. Peterson
    Zondervan / 2001 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $10.99 Save 18% ($2.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW42479
  3. Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places: A Conversation in Spiritual Theology
    Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places: A Conversation in Spiritual Theology
    Eugene H. Peterson
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / Hardcover
    $16.99 Retail: $25.00 Save 32% ($8.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW828752
  4. Perseverance: A Long Obedience in the Same Direction Christian Basics Bible Studies
    Perseverance: A Long Obedience in the Same Direction Christian Basics Bible Studies
    Eugene H. Peterson
    Inter-Varsity Press / 1996 / Trade Paperback
    $7.99 Retail: $9.00 Save 11% ($1.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW0108

Publisher's Description

As a society, we are no less obsessed with the immediate than when Eugene Peterson first wrote this Christian classic. If anything, email and the Internet may have intensified our quest for the quick fix. But Peterson's time-tested prescription for discipleship remains the same--a long obedience in the same direction. Tucked away in the Hebrew Psalter, Peterson discovered "an old dog-eared songbook," the Songs of Ascents that were sung by pilgrims on their way up to worship in Jerusalem. In these songs (Psalms 120-134) Peterson finds encouragement for modern pilgrims as we learn to grow in worship, service, joy, work, happiness, humility, community and blessing. This 20th anniversary edition of A Long Obedience in the Same Direction features these Psalms in Peterson's widely acclaimed paraphrase, The Message. He also includes an epilogue in which he reflects on the themes of this book and his ministry during the twenty years since its original publication.

Author Bio

Peterson, now retired, was for many years James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He also served as founding pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland. In addition to his widely acclaimed paraphrase of the Bible, (NavPress), he has written many other books.

Product Reviews

4.7 Stars Out Of 5
4.7 out of 5
(2)
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
Value:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
0%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-3 of 3
Page 1 of 1
  1. Clina C. Hayes
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    August 20, 2010
    Clina C. Hayes
    The book enabled me to better understand the Psalms--not just something beautiful to read but what they mean to the ordinary Christian attempting to worship and learn to a greater degree about our Heavenly Father.
  2. Nancy Frizzell
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    July 18, 2009
    Nancy Frizzell
    I ordered the book for a group study. We have not begun the discussion yet. But the several who have read the beginning have given it rave reviews.
  3. Magdalena Socea
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    March 24, 2008
    Magdalena Socea
    Great book. Good follow up to Run With the Horses. Authors writing style is easy to read. He is direct and straightforward.
Displaying items 1-3 of 3
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Basic Christianity, 50th Anniversary Edition
    Basic Christianity, 50th Anniversary Edition
    John Stott
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $3.99 Retail: $8.00 Save 50% ($4.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW864635
  2. Grace: More Than We Deserve, Greater Than We Imagine
    Grace: More Than We Deserve, Greater Than We Imagine
    Max Lucado
    Thomas Nelson / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $10.49 Retail: $16.99 Save 38% ($6.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW911769
  3. Tell It Slant: A Conversation on the Language of Jesus in His Stories and Prayers
    Tell It Slant: A Conversation on the Language of Jesus in His Stories and Prayers
    Eugene H. Peterson
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2008 / Hardcover
    $2.99 Retail: $24.00 Save 88% ($21.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW829541
  4. The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism
    The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism
    Timothy Keller
    Dutton Books / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $16.00 Save 44% ($7.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 32 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW483493

Availability

Availability: Available to ship on or about 09/22/14. You may order this item now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. If you are charging this purchase to a credit card, you will not be charged for this item and its portion of your shipping charges until it is shipped.

Send Me Email  Email me when this product is available.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search