Into God's Presence: Listening to God Through Prayer and Meditation
By: Liz Babbs (author), Rob Frost (foreword_author)Paperback
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For the heart that longs for communion with Christ...For the soul that thirsts for intimacy with its Creator...For the man or woman in search of a living relationship with the Living God...Meditation and contemplative prayer have been described as the best-kept secrets in the church. Introducing this ancient spiritual discipline and applying it to the needs of busy contemporary people, Into God's Presence helps readers bring the gentle rhythms of grace into a twenty-four/seven world. From one-minute meditations for hectic days to contemplating Scripture for spiritual insight, readers will discover a wide range of practices for creating a deeper intimacy with God in their daily prayer life. Into God's Presence offers simple and accessible ways to communicate with God in prayer every day, encouraging readers to integrate the timeless practice of meditative prayer into modern life. This delightful book on meditation is a timely reminder of our need to be still before God, in order to hear from him.
- Fiona Castle Liz Babbs book gives a friendly and approachable introduction to Christian meditation, and will stimulate many to venture into an enriching and rewarding new journey with Jesus Christ. -- Rev Dr Rob Frost I've enjoyed all Liz's books, but this one beats them all! She manages to make the mysterious and complex subjects of contemplative prayer, Christian meditation and knowing God intimately seem easy and possible even for a busy 'Martha' like me! - Jennifer Rees Larcombe
Liz Babbs is a popular media interviewee who works extensively in the area of relaxation and meditation. Her work has been featured in many of the major Christian and secular newspapers and magazines, and she's recorded a series of stress-busting relaxation and meditation slots for Christian radio and TV. Her books include The Thing about Stress, The Thing about the Office, The Thing about Calories, Out of the Depths, Can God Help M.E? and The Celtic Heart. A Quiet Place is a CD of guided prayer, music and meditation. Visit her blog, www.lizbabbs.blogspot.com.
Contents Foreword by Rev Dr Rob Frost / 7 Introduction / 11 1 What Is Meditation? / 13 2 Why Meditate? / 23 3 How to Meditate / 45 4 So Let's Get Meditating / 81 5 Keeping Spiritually Fit / 137 6 The Bible Workout - A Spiritual Health Programme / 161 Notes / 185 Permissions / 187
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