Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: Zondervan; Student/Stdy Gde edition (March 22, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
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We began the Sacred Rhythms journey about 6 months ago with one couple. We have since expanded to 5 couples and are going through it purposefully. I have always been a don't tell me, show me kind of person and Ruth does that expertly. If you are tired of all the "shoulds" in church life and are feeling left behind and exhausted, this is the place to start. Time to refresh and liven up your soul and strip off the heavy burden that religious life sometimes tries to lay on you. If you are yearning to feel God's presence in your life and hear His voice again, go through this - not as a read, but an instruction manual that requires us to practice the rhythms. It will help to free you from the traps of religiosity and legalism. Back to freedom in Christ!
This book requires videos with it that was not explained when purchased. Without the videos the book is basically useless. I did not see any information telling you where the videos could be purchased or the cost of the videos. I am extremely disappointed with this book and feel very misled.
This book begins, as do many, with an Introduction. The difference from others is that in this book the introduction leads the reader most lovingly into a desire for both community and for the spiritual disciplines. The book then gently invites one to realize our need for more :more change, more spirit, more disciplines, more Christ-likeness. It then provides steps for achieving these needs in a clear and definitive way.
I was disappointed when I got this copy that it is not the complete book, but rather a participant's guide to be used with a teaching cd (requiring an additional purchase). The covers are identical, at least at first glance. The words 'participant's guide' are buried in the sand on the cover photo. I had to make a second purchase of the book, and chose not to return the guide, since shipping costs were equal to half the cost of that item.
This is a fabulous book and video series for growing in understanding of prayer. Ruth gives concrete exercises and good theological reflection on how to increase one's intimacy with God.
This is a great guide to more meaningful meditation and focusing on making important changes in your devotional life. Highly recommend the study and the DVD.
Showed up in two days in perfect shape! Wrapped carefully and protected well and was on my doorstep so quickly after ordering. Ideal for online purchase.
It's just what we two women wanted to explore together. We've only just read one half chapter so I can't review the book. Service from was prompt.
Sacred Rhythms Participant's Guide: Spiritual Practices that Nourish Your Soul and Transform Your Life Sacred Rhythms: Arranging Our Lives for Spiritual Transformation (Transforming Resources) A Calendar of Wisdom: Daily Thoughts to Nourish the Soul, Written and Selected from the World's Sacred Texts Soul Mates & Twin Flames: Discover a Timeless Love, Fulfill Your Soul's Purpose, and Experience a Higher Level of Love (Soul Mates, Twin Flames, Karmic ... Spirits, Endless Love, Spiritual Partner) Natural Rhythms: A Sacred Guide into Nature's Creation Secrets Sacred Marriage Participant's Guide: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy? Eating the Bible: Over 50 Delicious Recipes to Feed Your Body and Nourish Your Soul Soul Sisters: The Five Sacred Qualities of a Woman's Soul Menus and Memories from Punjab: Meals to Nourish Body and Soul (Hippocrene Cookbooks) Pure Vegetarian: 108 Indian-Inspired Recipes to Nourish Body and Soul Rhythms of Life: The Biological Clocks that Control the Daily Lives of Every Living Thing Mudhouse Sabbath: An Invitation to a Life of Spiritual Discipline: An Invitation to a Life of Spiritual Disciplines (Pocket Classics) Boundaries Participant's Guide---Revised: When To Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life Echoes of the Soul: The Soul's Journey Beyond the Light - Through Life, Death, and Life After Death The Traveller's Guide to Sacred Scotland: A Guide to the Legends, Lore and Landscape of Scotland's Sacred Places (Traveller's Guides) Divine Transformation: The Divine Way to Self-clear Karma to Transform Your Health, Relationships, Finances, and More (Soul Power) The Magnificent Obsession Participant's Guide: Embracing the God-Filled Life The Gospel-Centered Life for Teens Participant's Guide Mining Coal and Undermining Gender: Rhythms of Work and Family in the American West Rhythms of Recovery: Trauma, Nature, and the Body