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Editor : Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.
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Language : en
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The Practice of the Presence of God is a wonderful text, compiled by Father Joseph de Beaufort, of the teachings of Brother Lawrence (born Nicholas Herman), a Carmelite Monk. The beautiful compilation includes letters, as well as records of his conversations kept by Brother Lawrence's interlocutors.

Category : Religion
Editor : Hendrickson Publishers
ISBN : 9781565637856
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Language : en
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Three hundred years ago, an uneducated lay cook in a French monastery discovered how to enjoy a profound awareness of God moment by moment, even in the midst of busyness and distraction. The Practice of the Presence of God reveals Brother Lawrence's secrets. Brimming with wisdom and spiritual insight, this classic memoir of the devotional life witnesses to the joy available to all who will seek Him. Hendrickson Christian Classics is planned to include all the timeless books that generations of believers have treasured. Each volume in the series is freshly retypeset, while thoughtful new prefaces explore their spiritual and historical contexts. For contemporary readers, this is the essential library of Christian wisdom through the ages.

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Editor : Health Research Books
ISBN : 0787313254
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Language : en
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"The Practice of the Presence of God" is among the most enduringly popular of all Christian devotional works. It is a collection of conversations with a simple seventeenth-century French Carmelite monk who, through the simplest of everyday activities, was able to achieve a profound intimacy with God. Brother Lawrence's teaching has resonated with Christians for more than three hundred years, and it is fitting that it is now available in this beautiful edition with a fine full-cloth cover, a sewn binding, and a ribbon marker.

Category : Religion
Editor : Christian Books Publishing House
ISBN : 0940232014
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Language : en
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If you wish to know your Lord in a deeper way, your are invited to join the numerous Christians who, over three centuries, have turned to this book in order to begin that journey to the depths of Christ.

Category : Religion
Editor : ICS Publications
ISBN : 9780935216219
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Language : en
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The only English translation of the French critical edition, this volume includes a general introduction, bibliography, and testimonies about Brother Lawrence by those who knew him. With 5 photos and illustrations. More Information The third centenary of the death of Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection inspired the Belgian Discalced Carmelite Conrad De Meester to present this new critical edition of Brother Lawrence's classic on the Practice of the Presence of God, including all of his letters, maxims, and conversations. This book also contains a detailed general introduction to the life and works of Brother Lawrence, as well as the testimonies of his biographer.

Category : Literary Collections
Editor : Xulon Press
ISBN : 9781602665705
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Language : en
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Brother Lawrence (1614 to 1691) was a monk who today is most commonly remembered for the closeness of his relationship with God, as recorded in this little book. He spent almost all of his adult life in solitude, poverty, and obscurity within the walls of a priory. He was known for profound peace and high commitment to Jesus Christ. He cared not for the worldly status of his tasks, but the motivation behind it. "We can do little things for God," he wrote. "I turn the cake that is frying on the pan for love of him, and that done, if there is nothing else to call me, I prostrate myself in worship before him, who has given me grace to work; afterwards I rise happier than a king. It is enough for me to pick up but a straw from the ground for the love of God." Generations after his death, this book has become one of the most popular Christian books in history. It was oft quoted by John Wesley and A.W. Tozer, and today tens of millions of copies are in circulation. This edition is available on-demand and is printed in its original translated format. Xulon Press is the country's leading on-demand publisher of Christian books, with more than one million copies in print. Visit www.XulonPress.com.

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ISBN : 1521299757
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Language : en
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The Practice of the Presence of God in Modern English is modern translation of the timeless spiritual classic. Written over 300 years ago in French, The Practice of the Presence of God is here presented in language understandable to the twenty-first century English reader. Not a paraphrase or an abridgment, this version is a faithful rendering of the text in the spirit of the original work. Brother Lawrence was a seventeenth century Christian who had a dramatic spiritual awakening at the age of eighteen. Seeing a tree in winter, his soul suddenly opened to the presence of God. Within six years he had entered a Carmelite monastery in Paris, where he worked chiefly in the kitchen, cooking and cleaning. He practiced a simple and natural method. He merely turned his attention to the Divine Presence available at all times during any activity. He reports that he was as fully present with God while washing dishes in the kitchen as he was when partaking of the sacrament in worship. The profound peace and joy evident in Lawrence's life attracted many visitors, who sought to learn the secret of his unique spiritual practice. Originally published shortly after his death, this volume consists of personal conversations and letters, which communicate how one can experience God at all times. Also included in this edition are his Spiritual Maxims, a document that was discovered among his belongings after his death.

Category : Religion
Editor : Brown Chair Books
ISBN : 9781948481175
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Language : en
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Practice turning ordinary life experiences into a conversation with God! With all the distractions and busyness of everyday life, trying to remain connected to God can be a real challenge. Fortunately, a Carmelite monk named Brother Lawrence understood this problem and laid out a spiritual approach to living in God’s presence that is as practical today as it was almost four hundred years ago. Since it was first published in 1691, The Practice of the Presence of God contains a collection of notes, letters, and interviews given by Brother Lawrence to his friends as a way of helping them turn ordinary daily life events into conversations with God. Based on this timeless classic, The Practice of the Presence of God: A 40-Day Devotion guides readers on a 40-day journey through the wisdom of Brother Lawrence, related Scripture passages, and devotional thoughts that bring you into a more conversational relationship with God. The Practice of the Presence of God: A 40-Day Devotion includes: - Daily devotional readings with book excerpt, Scripture references, and devotional thoughts - The complete conversations and letters from Brother Lawrence - Additional resources including a small-group discussion guide, Spiritual Maxims, and The Life of Brother Lawrence available for free online - Perfect for book clubs, small groups, or individual Bible study - Available in print or e-book formats Devote some time to examining the content of this small but powerful book that has inspired millions of Christians over centuries to develop a deeper awareness of the presence of God. Frequently Asked Questions: Does the book include the entire work of Brother Lawrence? This book includes the conversations and letters that make up the bulk of the work commonly known as The Practice of the Presence of God as well as a 40-day devotional plan that guides you through sections of the writings of Brother Lawrence. Additionally, we have made available Spirituals Maxims by Brother Lawrence and The Life of Brother Lawrence for free on the publisher’s website. What is the format of the devotional? The daily devotional readings include a book excerpt, Scripture references, and a devotional thought for each day. The devotion can be started at any time of the year and is flexible to individual reader’s schedules. Is there a group discussion guide? Yes! You will find a free group discussion guide on the publisher’s website that is perfect for individual and small group use. Can anyone lead the group discussion? Absolutely! The questions are created in a discussion format allowing leaders to simply guide participants through each study question.

Category : Religion
Editor : CreateSpace
ISBN : 1484893042
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Language : en
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Brother Lawrence, a seventeenth-century French monk, learned to practice the presence of God at all times. And you can, too. Here in one volume are two classic works by Brother Lawrence. Each book reveals how to practice God's presence and see His glory in every facet of your life. The Practice of the Presence of God is a collection of documented conversations and letters that reveal the heart of this humble man. He wrote, "The time of business does not with me differ from the time of prayer, and in the noise and clatter of my kitchen . . . I possess God in as great tranquility as if I were upon my knees at the blessed sacrament." Brother Lawrence's wisdom and spiritual insights have helped bring people closer to God for more than three centuries. The Spiritual Maxims of Brother Lawrence, a lesser known but equally outstanding work, is a summary of his teachings. Throughout, he develops one great theme, best expressed by the psalmist, "In Thy Presence is fulness of joy." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Category : Religion
Editor : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9781625588937
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Language : en
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Here is a small book with the Maxims of Brother Lawrence. The book is set up so that you can absorb these maxims with short, easy readings each day over the course of one month, allowing you ample time to reflect and meditate upon each maxim.