A Long Obedience in the Same Direction
  • Author : Eugene H. Peterson
  • Release Date : 02 April 2019
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Genre : Religion
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN 13 : 9780830855476
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Book excerpt: Since Eugene Peterson first wrote this spiritual formation classic nearly forty years ago, hundreds of thousands of Christians have been inspired by Peterson's prophetic and pastoral wisdom and the call to deeper discipleship found in the Songs of Ascents (Psalms 120-134). This special commemorative edition includes a new preface taken from Leif Peterson's eulogy at his father's memorial service.

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction

Author : Eugene H. Peterson
Publisher : InterVarsity Press
Genre : Religion
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Since Eugene Peterson first wrote this spiritual formation classic nearly forty years ago, hundreds of thousands of Christians have been inspired by Peterson's prophetic and pastoral wisdom and the call to deeper discipleship found in the Songs of Ascents (Psalms 120-134). This special commemorative edition includes a new preface taken ...

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Publisher : InterVarsity Press
Genre : Religion
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Publisher : Harper Collins
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Publisher : WaterBrook
Genre : Religion
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Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Genre : Religion
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Publisher : InterVarsity Press
Genre : Religion
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In this twelve-session LifeGuide® Bible Study on Psalms teaches you how to relate to God as you pray your doubt, fears and anger. They show you how to respond to God in praise. Here you find the best place to explore who you are and what God means to you....

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Publisher : RosettaBooks
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Genre : Religion
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Publisher : David C Cook
Genre : Religion
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