Warfare Spirituality

oldpulley1Eugene Peterson’s book, Eat This Book gets its name from Revelation 10:9-10 when John asks for the scroll containing God’s word and is told to eat it!  In Peterson’s usual pastoral style of writing, he discusses how to read scripture and digest it into one’s self so that scripture is more than just words; it is food for spiritual nourishment. This clear and easy to understand presentation of Peterson’s thoughts on “lectio divina” was published in 2006, contains nine chapters, and has 180 pages. Peterson's 30 years experience as pastor endeavoring to teach his congregation what one thinks the Bible means rather than to receive only information was the impetus for him to write this book. He discusses how to read, meditate, pray, and live a spiritual life.  If you have read Peterson’s translation of the Bible, The Message, you will certainly enjoy reading this book.  It is informative and uplifting.  You will read scripture in greater depth than you ever read it before!

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Favorites

  • Mysterious and Unknown: Our Great God Fernando Ortega +

    Eternal God, unchanging Mysterious and unknown Your boundless love unfailing In grace and mercy shown Bright seraphim in ceaseless flight Read More
  • Our Great God by Fernando Ortega +

    Eternal God, unchangingMysterious, and unknownYour boundless love, unfailingIn grace and mercy shownBright seraphim in endless flightAround Your glorious throneThey raise Read More
  • This is my Father's world by Fernando Ortega +

    This is my Father's world, and to my listening ears all nature sings, and round me rings the music of Read More
  • Praise to the Lord, the Almighty by Fernando Ortega +

    Praise to the Lord, the AlmightyThe King of creationO my soul, praise HimFor He is thy health and salvationAll ye Read More
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Hidden Blessings

  • Holy as God is Holy +

    As Eugene Peterson says, the book of Leviticus shows how God brings everything into his holy presence and transforms it Read More
  • Jeremiah: The Importance of Repentance +

    As Eugene Peterson has noted, Jeremiah is used by God to call the people of Israel to repentance. Read More
  • Balaam: What Happens When You Try To Strong-Arm God +

    In Numbers, the surrounding nations watch as God pours out blessing and good fortune over and over on the Israelites. Read More
  • Born of Water: A sign of our new creation in Christ +

    Baptism is like a wedding vow. Read More
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