Take a Closer Look: Uncommon & Unexpected Insights That Will Change Your Life

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Simon and Schuster, Jul 31, 2007 - Religion - 320 pages
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It's the Bible like you've never seen it - it's your life like you've never lived it.

The Bible. You may have grown up reading its pages, memorizing its stories, considering its claims. Now you can take a closer look at those familiar passages in this uncommon series: Take a Closer Look, Take a Closer Look for Teens, and Take a Closer Look for Women. Discover a new power-packed and personal perspective that can't help but change your world. You'll experience a fresh encounter with God, the author of the most compelling book in history, and embark on a lifelong adventure designed just for you.

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Contents

Introduction
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Page 85 - His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire; And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters. And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.
Page 307 - Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut, where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.
Page 109 - God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.
Page 121 - For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.
Page 100 - God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Page 259 - And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask anything in My name, I will do it.
Page 73 - I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.
Page 157 - Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
Page 290 - A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
Page 61 - I am the door of the sheep. All who came before me are thieves and robbers; but the sheep did not heed them. I am the door; if any one enters by me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.

About the author (2007)

Bryan McAnally is a teaching pastor at First Baptist Church in Grapevine, Texas, where he oversees the Bible study ministry, teaches in-depth studies, and leads in men's ministry. He has also served as a pastor in churches in Colorado and as a writer and editor in Georgia. Bryan has degrees from the University of Colorado and Southwestern Seminary. Bryan is the author of The Servant Principle and Men@Work. Bryan and his bride, Kelli, are the proud parents of Kaylyn, Cotter, and Kelsi.

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