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A Place of Quiet Rest

Nancy Demoss Wolgemuth
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ARE YOU IN NEED OF ENCOURAGEMENT TO SEEK AFTER GOD WITH YOUR WHOLE HEART?

The ^God of the universe created us for fellowship with Himself!  We realize this ^and even long for that sweet intimacy with God, but it often seems so out of reach.  ^Yet even in the busyness of daily life, we hear those whispers calling us, drawing ^us to set at Jesus' feet.

Nancy Leigh DeMoss demystifies the process of coming ^to know God intimately.  In A Place of Quiet Rest Nancy shares from ^her heart and life how a daily devotional time can forever change your relationship ^with Jesus.  She addresses the common frustrations and pitfalls that most of ^us encounter in our devotional life, and makes practical suggestions for overcoming ^them.  Nancy gives us the encouragement--and tools--to seek after God for a ^lifetime.

The God of the universe created us for a love relationship with Him!  ^We long for that sweet intimacy with God, but it often seems so out of reach.  ^Yet even in the busyness of daily life, we hear those whispers calling us, ^drawing us to sit at the feet of Jesus.

Best-selling author Nancy Leigh ^DeMoss demystifies the process of coming to know God intimately.  For over ^10 years A Place of Quiet Rest has spoken to readers, helping them to a ^deeper relationship with Christ. In A Place of Quiet Rest Nancy shares ^from her heart and life how a daily devotional time can forever change your life.

Includes ^personal reflections by Elisabeth Elliot, Kay Arthur, Barbara Rainey, Joni Eareckson ^Tada in addition to Making it Personal sections for deeper ^study

The God of the universe created us for a love relationship with Him!  ^We long for that sweet intimacy with God, but it often seems so out of reach.  ^Yet even in the busyness of daily life, we hear those whispers calling us, ^drawing us to sit at the feet of Jesus.

Best-selling author Nancy Leigh ^DeMoss demystifies the process of coming to know God intimately.  For over ^10 years A Place of Quiet Rest has spoken to readers, helping them to a ^deeper relationship with Christ. In A Place of Quiet Rest Nancy shares ^from her heart and life how a daily devotional time can forever change your life.

Includes ^personal reflections by Elisabeth Elliot, Kay Arthur, Barbara Rainey, Joni Eareckson ^Tada in addition to Making it Personal sections for deeper ^study.

NANCY LEIGH DEMOSS is a mentor and "spiritual mother" to hundreds ^of thousands of women who have read her bestselling books and who listen to her ^two daily radio programs, Revive Our Hearts and the one-minute feature Seeking Him. ^Through these programs, she calls women to revival and biblical womanhood. Her love ^for the Word and the Lord Jesus are infectious and permeate her online outreaches, ^conference messages, books, and radio programs. Her books have sold more than 2,000,000 ^copies, and include Lies Women Believe, Choosing Forgiveness, A Place of Quiet Rest, ^A Thirty Day Walk with God in the Psalms, Brokenness: The Heart God Revives, Surrender: ^The Heart God Controls, and Holiness: The Heart God Purifies. She also co-authored ^Seeking Him, Lies Young Women Believe, True Woman 101: Divine Design, and is the ^general editor of Becoming God's True Woman.Nancy is frequently a speaker at women's ^conferences. In October 2008, Revive Our Hearts hosted the first True Woman Conference ^in the Chicago area, which sought to help women everywhere discover and embrace ^God's design and mission for their lives. Over 6,000 women attended True Woman '08, ^and three more national conferences were held in 2010. The ministry continues to ^hold additional national conferences and trainings for leaders in women's ministry ^for which Nancy is a keynote speaker.Nancy grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ^in a family deeply committed to Christ and to the mission of world evangelization. ^At an early age, she surrendered her life to Christ and to His call to fulltime ^service.Nancy graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree ^in piano performance and went on to serve as the Primary Children's Ministries Director ^in a large local church. Since 1980, she has served on the staff of Life Action ^Ministries, a revival ministry based in Buchanan, Michigan. .

Foreword
Acknowledgments
From My Heart

Part 1
The ^Priority of a Devotional Life
"One thing have I desired, that will I seek after."

1. A ^Day in the Life of the Lord  / 21

2. Made for Intimacy  ^/ 35

Part 2
The Purpose of a Devotional Life
"Teach ^me Your ways so I may know You."

3. The Inner Life  / 51

4. The ^Outer Walk  / 69

Part 3
The Pattern of a Devotional ^Life
"Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up."

5. Getting ^Started  / 91

Part 4
The Problems of a Devotional ^Life
"I sought Him, but I could not find Him."

6. "The Hard Thing ^for Me Is . . ."  / 111

Part 5
The Practice of a ^Devotional Life
"I wait for the Lord . . . and in His Word do I hope."


SECTION ^1: Receiving His Word
"Mary . . . sat at Jesus' feet, and heard His word."

7. The ^Wonder of the Word  / 141

8. Getting into the Word: A Listening ^Ear  / 161

9. Getting the Word into You: A Learning Mind  / ^181


SECTION 2: Responding to His Word
"Mary . . . anointed the feet ^of Jesus."

10. The Perfume of Praise: A Loving Heart  / 207

11. The ^Privilege of Prayer: A Longing Cry  / 231


Part 6
The ^Product of a Devotional Life
"Let my Beloved come into His garden and eat His ^pleasant fruits."

12. Cultivating the Garden of the Heart  / 253

Appendix: Recommended ^Devotional Books  / 269

From the Heart of . . .
Elisabeth ^Elliot  / 32
Nancy Wilson  / 47
Sandy Smith  / 67
Mary Madeline ^Whittinghill  / 87
Vonette Bright  / 107
Barbara Rainey  / ^134
Tina Norviel  / 158
Jeannie Elliff  / 178
Tex Tippit  ^/ 203
Kay Arthur  / 228
Jeanne Seaborn  / 248
Joni Eareckson ^Tada  / 266



"All who encounter Nancy see her deep walk with God that radiates ^from within her.  To discover her secret, read this book slowly so that her ^intimacy with God can be yours too."
-Evelyn Christenson, Author What ^Happens When Women Pray

"My dear friend's book is so timely...so urgent.  ^Its beauty in style and words will woo you to the feet of the Lover of your soul, ^and there teach you how to converse with the Sovereign ruler of the universe.  ^It will show you how to be still...to cease striving, to let go, to relax...and ^know that He is God.  He has not left His throne."
-Kay Arthur, Precept ^Ministries

"One of the greatest young Bible teachers and Christian speakers ^of our time.  She is both biblical and practical... Spend an enjoyable and ^rewarding quiet time developing an intimate relationship with God."
-Vonette ^Bright, Campus Crusade for Christ

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ARE YOU IN NEED OF ENCOURAGEMENT TO SEEK AFTER GOD WITH YOUR WHOLE HEART?

The ^God of the universe created us for fellowship with Himself!  We realize this ^and even long for that sweet intimacy with God, but it often seems so out of reach.  ^Yet even in the busyness of daily life, we hear those whispers calling us, drawing ^us to set at Jesus' feet.

Nancy Leigh DeMoss demystifies the process of coming ^to know God intimately.  In A Place of Quiet Rest Nancy shares from ^her heart and life how a daily devotional time can forever change your relationship ^with Jesus.  She addresses the common frustrations and pitfalls that most of ^us encounter in our devotional life, and makes practical suggestions for overcoming ^them.  Nancy gives us the encouragement--and tools--to seek after God for a ^lifetime.

The God of the universe created us for a love relationship with Him!  ^We long for that sweet intimacy with God, but it often seems so out of reach.  ^Yet even in the busyness of daily life, we hear those whispers calling us, ^drawing us to sit at the feet of Jesus.

Best-selling author Nancy Leigh ^DeMoss demystifies the process of coming to know God intimately.  For over ^10 years A Place of Quiet Rest has spoken to readers, helping them to a ^deeper relationship with Christ. In A Place of Quiet Rest Nancy shares ^from her heart and life how a daily devotional time can forever change your life.

Includes ^personal reflections by Elisabeth Elliot, Kay Arthur, Barbara Rainey, Joni Eareckson ^Tada in addition to Making it Personal sections for deeper ^study

The God of the universe created us for a love relationship with Him!  ^We long for that sweet intimacy with God, but it often seems so out of reach.  ^Yet even in the busyness of daily life, we hear those whispers calling us, ^drawing us to sit at the feet of Jesus.

Best-selling author Nancy Leigh ^DeMoss demystifies the process of coming to know God intimately.  For over ^10 years A Place of Quiet Rest has spoken to readers, helping them to a ^deeper relationship with Christ. In A Place of Quiet Rest Nancy shares ^from her heart and life how a daily devotional time can forever change your life.

Includes ^personal reflections by Elisabeth Elliot, Kay Arthur, Barbara Rainey, Joni Eareckson ^Tada in addition to Making it Personal sections for deeper ^study.

NANCY LEIGH DEMOSS is a mentor and "spiritual mother" to hundreds ^of thousands of women who have read her bestselling books and who listen to her ^two daily radio programs, Revive Our Hearts and the one-minute feature Seeking Him. ^Through these programs, she calls women to revival and biblical womanhood. Her love ^for the Word and the Lord Jesus are infectious and permeate her online outreaches, ^conference messages, books, and radio programs. Her books have sold more than 2,000,000 ^copies, and include Lies Women Believe, Choosing Forgiveness, A Place of Quiet Rest, ^A Thirty Day Walk with God in the Psalms, Brokenness: The Heart God Revives, Surrender: ^The Heart God Controls, and Holiness: The Heart God Purifies. She also co-authored ^Seeking Him, Lies Young Women Believe, True Woman 101: Divine Design, and is the ^general editor of Becoming God's True Woman.Nancy is frequently a speaker at women's ^conferences. In October 2008, Revive Our Hearts hosted the first True Woman Conference ^in the Chicago area, which sought to help women everywhere discover and embrace ^God's design and mission for their lives. Over 6,000 women attended True Woman '08, ^and three more national conferences were held in 2010. The ministry continues to ^hold additional national conferences and trainings for leaders in women's ministry ^for which Nancy is a keynote speaker.Nancy grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ^in a family deeply committed to Christ and to the mission of world evangelization. ^At an early age, she surrendered her life to Christ and to His call to fulltime ^service.Nancy graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree ^in piano performance and went on to serve as the Primary Children's Ministries Director ^in a large local church. Since 1980, she has served on the staff of Life Action ^Ministries, a revival ministry based in Buchanan, Michigan. .

Foreword
Acknowledgments
From My Heart

Part 1
The ^Priority of a Devotional Life
"One thing have I desired, that will I seek after."

1. A ^Day in the Life of the Lord  / 21

2. Made for Intimacy  ^/ 35

Part 2
The Purpose of a Devotional Life
"Teach ^me Your ways so I may know You."

3. The Inner Life  / 51

4. The ^Outer Walk  / 69

Part 3
The Pattern of a Devotional ^Life
"Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up."

5. Getting ^Started  / 91

Part 4
The Problems of a Devotional ^Life
"I sought Him, but I could not find Him."

6. "The Hard Thing ^for Me Is . . ."  / 111

Part 5
The Practice of a ^Devotional Life
"I wait for the Lord . . . and in His Word do I hope."


SECTION ^1: Receiving His Word
"Mary . . . sat at Jesus' feet, and heard His word."

7. The ^Wonder of the Word  / 141

8. Getting into the Word: A Listening ^Ear  / 161

9. Getting the Word into You: A Learning Mind  / ^181


SECTION 2: Responding to His Word
"Mary . . . anointed the feet ^of Jesus."

10. The Perfume of Praise: A Loving Heart  / 207

11. The ^Privilege of Prayer: A Longing Cry  / 231


Part 6
The ^Product of a Devotional Life
"Let my Beloved come into His garden and eat His ^pleasant fruits."

12. Cultivating the Garden of the Heart  / 253

Appendix: Recommended ^Devotional Books  / 269

From the Heart of . . .
Elisabeth ^Elliot  / 32
Nancy Wilson  / 47
Sandy Smith  / 67
Mary Madeline ^Whittinghill  / 87
Vonette Bright  / 107
Barbara Rainey  / ^134
Tina Norviel  / 158
Jeannie Elliff  / 178
Tex Tippit  ^/ 203
Kay Arthur  / 228
Jeanne Seaborn  / 248
Joni Eareckson ^Tada  / 266



"All who encounter Nancy see her deep walk with God that radiates ^from within her.  To discover her secret, read this book slowly so that her ^intimacy with God can be yours too."
-Evelyn Christenson, Author What ^Happens When Women Pray

"My dear friend's book is so timely...so urgent.  ^Its beauty in style and words will woo you to the feet of the Lover of your soul, ^and there teach you how to converse with the Sovereign ruler of the universe.  ^It will show you how to be still...to cease striving, to let go, to relax...and ^know that He is God.  He has not left His throne."
-Kay Arthur, Precept ^Ministries

"One of the greatest young Bible teachers and Christian speakers ^of our time.  She is both biblical and practical... Spend an enjoyable and ^rewarding quiet time developing an intimate relationship with God."
-Vonette ^Bright, Campus Crusade for Christ


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The God of the universe created us for a love relationship with Him! We long for that sweet intimacy with God, but it often seems so out of reach. Yet even in the busyness of daily life, we hear those whispers calling us, drawing us to sit at the feet of Jesus.

Best-selling author Nancy Leigh DeMoss demystifies the process of coming to know God intimately. For over 10 years A Place of Quiet Rest has spoken to readers, helping them to a deeper relationship with Christ. In A Place of Quiet Rest Nancy shares from her heart and life how a daily devotional time can forever change your life.

Includes personal reflections by Elisabeth Elliot, Kay Arthur, Barbara Rainey, Joni Eareckson Tada in addition to Making it Personal sections for deeper study.


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Meet the Author

Nancy Demoss Wolgemuth

NANCY LEIGH DEMOSS is the author of fifteen books, including the bestselling Lies Women Believe and Choosing Forgiveness. She is the host and teacher for Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him, two nationally-syndicated programs heard each weekday on over 1,000 radio stations. Through her teaching ministry and books (which have sold more than two million copies), God is using her as a mentor and spiritual mother to thousands of women, and as a leader of the True Woman Movement. Nancy's burden is to call women to freedom, fullness, and fruitfulness in Christ and to see God ignite true revival in the hearts of His people. For more information on her radio programs, conference ministry, and books, visit www.ReviveOurHearts.com .

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  • Catalogue Code 330933
  • Product Code 9781575674766
  • ISBN 1575674769
  • EAN 9781575674766
  • Department General Books
  • Category Devotions
  • Sub-Category Women's Devotions
  • Publisher Moody Publishers
  • Publication Date Mar 2009
  • Sales Rank #77424
  • DRM Adobe
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