Mingling personal anecdotes with Scriptural wisdom in this unabridged audio download of Streams: Reflections on the Waters in Scripture, author and pastor Murray Andrew Pura explores the many ways water is portrayed in the Bible. From creation?when the earth was...
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Mingling personal anecdotes with Scriptural wisdom in this unabridged audio download of Streams: Reflections on the Waters in Scripture, author and pastor Murray Andrew Pura explores the many ways water is portrayed in the Bible. From creation?when the earth was formed from water?to its possession by Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob for their flocks. From the exodus and the parting of the Red Sea to the time of the prophet Elisha and the healing of Namaan the Syrian in the Jordan River. From the rise of the kingdom under David to the fall of the kingdom and Israel's exile by the waters of Babylon. In all these dramatic events, and many more, Pura demonstrates how the physical and symbolic representation of water in ancient Scripture offers you, as a modern Christian, new insights about following Christ. Pura also examines how water was used in Jesus? ministry: Jesus was baptized in water, walked on water, turned water into wine, and healed with water. Understanding the symbolism of water is key to understanding Scripture. You will meditate on: ?The Red Sea's challenging waters ? How do we conquer obstacles??The rivers of Babylon and their waters of darkness ? How do we handle tragedy and suffering??Streams in the desert and the waters of rejuvenation ? What do we do when our spiritual lives are dry??And much, much more.This refreshing new audio download will help you discover the deeper meanings of water in Scripture and better understand the life-giving power of a Christian life.
Murray Pura lives by the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park in the Canadian Rockies and is a pastor, who received degrees from Acadia University and Regent College, and whose published works include Mizzly Fitch, Mister Good Morning; The Poets off Windhover Marsh; Vital Christianity: The Life and Spirituality of William Wilberforce and most recently Rooted: Reflections on the Gardens in Scripture; Streams: Reflections on the Waters in Scripture and Zo
Murray's writings have been shortlisted for the Dartmouth Book Award, the John Spencer Hill Literary Award, and the Paraclete Fiction Award.
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