Summary: Catherine Marshall's idea for Beyond Our Selves began with her illness in 1943, she'd been very ill with the early symptoms of tuberculosis. Looking back on that time in her life, "with four walls" to surround her during her recuperation. Her aim was to help other's who were going through a similar situation of recovering from an illness, a traumatic life event, or depression. She wrote the book for people looking for "something more". A yearning, restlessness for something more.
"The search for God beings at the point of need." page 1.Catherine Marshall (1914-1983) was married to Peter Marshall (1902-1949). His death in 1949 propelled her into becoming a published author with her fist book A Man Called …
When I think of the Mississippi River I think about mosquitoes, nutria rats, snakes, alligators, and high humidity and heat. I cannot imagine working there: whether aboard a boat, or in the river itself. In our era we can escape to our air-conditioned offices and homes, but in 1927 this was not an option. River Rising is a story with the setting of Pilot Point, Louisiana. Pilot Point is an isolated town, accessible only by boat, near the swampy Mississippi river. The time period is 1927. Although prejudice and Jim Crow laws are strong in the southern states, Pilot Point appears to be an oasis.
Reverend Hale Poser a black man with pale eyes is noticed immediately by Pilot Point citizens as a newby in town. Poser has a mysterious air about him, people can't quite put their finger on it, but he's different. Some respond by being unfriendly because they don't trust him (or fear him), others find themselves drawn to him.
Wealthy Papa DeGroot has been an amiable citizen, he…
1 Peter: A Living Hope is a nine week Bible study.
Sessions on DVD are available to use.
The study is adapted for group use.
The book has large print for easy reading.
Included in the Bible study book are "group discussions" located at the end of each week.
The first week is considered an introduction, and has five questions to learn further about Peter and the book he wrote.
The foreword section …