A Long Obedience in the Same Direction
1. Discipleship: "How Will You Compete With Horses?"^2. Repentance: "Woe Is Me, That I Sojourn In Meshech"^3. Providence: "Keep You From All Evil"^4. Worship: ""Let Us Go To The House Of The LORD!"^5. Service: "Our Eyes Look To The LORD...
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1. Discipleship: "How Will You Compete With Horses?"^2. Repentance: "Woe Is Me, That I Sojourn In Meshech"^3. Providence: "Keep You From All Evil"^4. Worship: ""Let Us Go To The House Of The LORD!"^5. Service: "Our Eyes Look To The LORD Our God"^6. Help: "We Have Escaped As A Bird From The Snare"^7. Security: "The LORD Round About His People"^8. Joy: "Our Mouth Was Filled With Laughter"^9. Work: "Unless The LORD Builds The House"^10. Happiness: "You Shall Be Happy, And It Shall Be Well With You"^11. Perseverance: "Yet They Have Not Prevailed Against Me"^12. Hope: "I Wait For The LORD, My Soul Waits"^13. Humility: "My Eyes Are Not Raised Too High"^14. Obedience: "How He Swore To The LORD"^15. Community: "Like The Precious Oil Upon And The Head"^16. Blessing: "Lift Up Your Hands"^204 pages
This revised and expanded edition of A Long Obedience in the Same Direction now includes the Psalms of Ascents in The Message translation as well as a new epilogue. This is a book for modern pilgrims who want to learn to live in communion with God. Also available from IVP is a companion volume, A Long Obedience Journal.
Dr. Eugene H. Peterson is a pastor, scholar, author, and poet. He has written nearly thirty influential books including, Praying with the Psalms; Praying with Jesus; Reversed Thunder; Leap Over a Wall; Run with the Horses and Answering God , but he is best known for The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language a contemporary paraphrase of the Bible.
Eugene Peterson was educated at Seattle Pacific University, New York Theological Seminary, and Johns Hopkins University, and in 1962, Peterson became founding pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland, where he served for 29 years before retiring. He is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia retiring in 2002.
His most recent publications have been the Spiritual Theology Series including Eat this Book; Christ Dances in a Thousand Places; The Word Made Flesh; The Jesus Way and the fifth volume Practising Resurrection.
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