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Following Christ: A Lenten Reader to Stretch Your Soul

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Lent’s forty days are a time to focus on obedience and waiting on God. The biblical models of this intentional patience are Moses, Elijah, and Jesus. Each fasted forty days in solitude, were tested and purified, and lived out this truth: “Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show mercy to you. For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him.” (Isa. 30:18) If you, too, want wholeness, wait and stretch your soul toward the sun of God’s forgiveness. Each chapter or Station of this new book begins with Scripture, reflection, and quotations for each day from people like John of the Cross, Hildegard, Athanasius, Antony the Great, Benedict of Nursia, Clare of Assisi, Mechthild of Magdeburg, Julian, Catherine of Siena, and Birgitta of Sweden. They will inspire you, when you are alone with God, to dare new surrenders that can heal you and make you whole. It is the time of Lent. It is time to listen...

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  • Gives a time to focus on obedience and waiting on God.
  • Explores biblical models of this intentional patience like Moses, Elijah, and Jesus.
  • Provides Scripture, reflection, and quotations for each day.

In the Logos Reader Edition, this volume is enhanced to best fit the content. Scripture references are hand-tagged to integrate with powerful functionality in Logos Bible Software. Page milestones and internal citation tagging provide accurate points of reference. Search important words across resources to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive tools for reading digital content are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Carmen Acevedo Butcher is associate professor of English and Scholar-in-Residence at Shorter College in Rome, Georgia. Her other books include A Little Daily Wisdom: 365 Readings with Women MysticsHildegard of Bingen: A Spiritual Reader, and a recent translation of The Cloud of Unknowing.

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    $8.99

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    Gathering interest