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Devotions for Lent (Holy Bible: Mosaic) Paperback – January 1, 2010
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I believe in God, the Father Almighty, the Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord:
Who was conceived of the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried.
He descended into hell.
The third day he arose again from the dead.
He ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty, whence he shall come to judge the living and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting.
Amen. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Top Customer Reviews
Being a Southern Baptist you might find it odd that I read this book. Not sure I would have if it had not been offered as a free Kindle download (see below for link to the Kindle version). Just a quiet little miracle that God would have me jump out of my box to read this one.
Any book focusing on and filled with God's word is worthy of reading and I have learned not to `passover' them in the future.
A devotional of select scriptures is beautiful for anyone, even this Southern Baptist. I found this book to be quite enjoyable, though I read it at one sitting and not weekly as it was intended.
As noted in the Introduction, this would be a book fit for personal study, group study, or even for a church group as a whole.
Wide variety of great Christian men and women from a great span of history are included with quotes and meditations such as:
William Ralph Inge (1860-1964)
"Christianity promises to make men free; it never promises to make them independent."
F. B. Meyer (1847-1929)
"[Most Gracious Lord] enable me so to live that I may daily do something to lessen the tide of human sorrow and add to the sum of happiness."
Watchman Nee (1903-1972)
"God must bring us to a point ... so that we no longer dare trust ourselves."
The Tyndale Editors words are quite endearing as well. Additionally, the artwork included added to the reverence of the books content. Do I recommend this book, certainly. To anyone who observes Lent or anyone who just loves God's word.
Reviewed by: Keiki Hendrix
Reviewed for: The Vessel Project
Love reading the verses daily, the information is for all who love the Word of God and sometimes need a little extra. Trust me it is for you.
Mary Ann from Safford Arizona (ps: any other Safford people out there with the kindles)
Six weekly studies are included:
Week One - Identifying Discontent
Week Two - Dependence
Week Three - God's Holiness and Grace
Week Four - Sin and Death
Week Five - Fasting
Passion Week - Hope
Approximately 30 pages are full text of each week's Scripture readings.
Review: I'm not familiar with the Mosaic Holy Bible, but this is a good introduction to the type of devotional material that is included. I really like the idea of blending historical and contemporary writings with quotes, poems, artwork, hymns and prayers. I also like the idea of guided Scripture readings aligned with the church season (e.g. Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Easter, and Pentecost). Finally, I thought the material they selected was excellent and engaging rather than dull and stale.
This 78 page booklet is very nicely put together. It is not the meatiest thing you'll find, but is a great guide for persons looking to be in tune with the Lenten season. A few drawbacks are that the font is very small (8 point at most) and it may be a stretch to find a week's worth of material for each section. Also, the Scriptures are taken from the New Living Translation and some people find this translation too simplified/fluffy.
Tyndale House Publishers provided me with a complimentary copy of this booklet.
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Our whole extended family used it this year for Lent. It was a great tool to focus on the season. It is small and transports easily for those who travel and the Bible passages... Read morePublished 15 months ago by John Goetz
small and great to put in your pocket or purse and have with you to read at your leisure. this was great to do waiting for my kids to come out of school each dayPublished on May 25, 2014 by Amy
I love this! I love the format of art, inspiration from believers throughout history, and scripture readings. A wonderful way to travel through the lenten season.Published on May 23, 2014 by Karen Mulder
It is good to celebrate lent just as we do advent!
The illustrations are good as well.
I would recommend it to someone else.
This short book is well written and laid out, making all the pertinent scriptures chronological and easy to read. Read morePublished on February 7, 2014 by x
I liked the pictures and etc! a lot of challenge for thoughtful reflection but and easy read. I did not always pace myself and read a weeks worth in one dayPublished on April 29, 2013 by mel Sprink
I kept expecting more and was disappointed. It was missing something. I regretted purchasing this. I Would not recommend it.Published on March 24, 2013 by Toni shoop
Friend on Face Book recommended this. I downloaded it and enjoyed it. Would recommend this to others for Lent reading.Published on March 16, 2013 by Joyce Donathen
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