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When his nineteen-year-old son, Sebastian, left home to serve as an LDS missionary in Canada, Jeremy decided to write every week for two years with an uplifting spiritual thought. The result is this book3/4a kaleidoscope of Christ-centered devotionals that are inspiring, thought-provoking and often deeply personal. While many subject areas are covered by the book, two themWhen his nineteen-year-old son, Sebastian, left home to serve as an LDS missionary in Canada, Jeremy decided to write every week for two years with an uplifting spiritual thought. The result is this book3/4a kaleidoscope of Christ-centered devotionals that are inspiring, thought-provoking and often deeply personal. While many subject areas are covered by the book, two themes stand out. Firstly the use of language, where the author exploits playful connections between word meanings and origins to bring deeper understanding of scriptural texts; secondly how the Holy Spirit communicates with us, in a way that transcends language, by seeding thoughts in the sub-consciousness and allowing them to filter up through the layers of consciousness to emerge as voices, images and impressions. Written from an LDS perspective, the book nonetheless draws widely on many philosophies, and has a universal appeal to people of all faiths. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will find familiar LDS texts placed in new perspectives, while others will gain a unique understanding of the deep Christian values embodied in the Mormon faith. Using personal experiences and insights throughout, and with constant reference to biblical and other texts, the author guides the reader to look at gospel themes from new angles. A complete subject and scriptural index makes the book ideal as a source of inspiration, either as a part of systematic study, or just for dipping into....

Title : Language of the Spirit: 99 Devotionals
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ISBN : 9781425952259
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 232 Pages
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