Come and explore the five major gardens of the Bible with respected author, pastor and gardener Murrary Andrew Pura. Each garden reveals deeper meaning and insight for the Christian through scriptural symbolism. Pura will show you how your life and Christ's life are intertwined and how God cultivates you with the same loving care as a master gardener.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 192 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 7.125 X 5.00 (inches) ISBN: 0310318378 ISBN-13: 9780310318378 Availability: In Stock
Through meaningful stories and an intimate knowledge of Scriptural symbolism in Rooted: Reflections on the Gardens in Scripture, author, pastor, and gardener Murray Andrew Pura demonstrates how Jesus' life and your life as a contemporary believer are intertwined. Each of the five major gardens has something to say to Christians today: * The Garden of Eden, and our fall from innocence * En Gedi, and God's love for us * Gethsemane, and suffering * The Garden Tomb, and the hope of resurrection * The River of Life, and God's promises Visit these gardens and draw inspiration and new understanding of the God who cultivates your life as a Christian.
Murray Andrew Pura was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and has traveled extensively throughout Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Ordained as a Baptist minister in 1986, Pura has served five churches in Canada and headlined numerous speaking engagements in Canada and the United States. He has five books published, was a contributor to the Life With God Bible, has been a finalist for The Paraclete Fiction Award, The Dartmouth Book Award, and The John Spencer Hill Literary Award, and has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2010 Kobzar Literary Award of Canada. SPANISH BIO: Murray Andrew Pura nacio en Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada y viaja extensamente por todo Canada, Estado Unidos, Europa, Asia y el Medio Oeste. Ordenado como ministro bautista en 1986, Pura sirvio en cinco iglesias en Canada, fue titular en numerosas conferencias en Canada y finalista de los premios a la Ficcion Paraclet, el Libro Dartmouth y el premio literario John Spencer Hill. Tambien estuvo en la lista corta de los prestigiosos premios de literatura del 2010 Kobzar de Canada.