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Author Peterson, Eugene H., 1932- author.

Title As kingfishers catch fire : a conversation on the ways of God formed by the words of God / Eugene H. Peterson.

Edition First Edition.
Publication Info. Colorado Springs, Colorado : WaterBrook, 2017.
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Description xxi, 372 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents "He Spoke and it Came to Be": Preaching in the Company of Moses -- Introduction -- Genesis 1: "In the Beginning God Created" -- Genesis 12: "Friend of God" -- Genesis 21: "And Sarah Conceived" -- Exodus 32: "Make Us Gods" -- Leviticus 19: "Love Your Neighbor as Yourself" -- Numbers 23: "You Have Done Nothing but Bless" -- Deuteronomy II: "Your Eyes Have Seen" -- "All My Springs are in You": Preaching in the Company of David -- Introduction -- Psalm 110: "From the Womb of the Morning" -- Psalm 116: "Land of the Living" -- Psalm 29: "The Beauty of Holiness" -- Psalm 108: "I Will Awake the Dawn" -- Psalm 114: "The Mountains Skipped like Rams" -- Psalm 23: "Surely Goodness and Mercy" -- Psalm I: "Blessed" -- "Prepare the Way of the Lord": Preaching in the Company of Isaiah -- Introduction -- Isaiah 6: "Holy, Holy, Holy" -- Isaiah 61: 'A Garland Instead of Ashes" -- Isaiah 11: "The Root of Jesse" -- Isaiah 9: "For to Us a Child Is Born" -- Isaiah 40: "Speak Tenderly to Jerusalem" -- Isaiah 42: "Behold My Servant" -- Isaiah 35: "Strengthen the Weak Heart" -- "On Earth as it is in Heaven" Preaching in the Company of Solomon -- Introduction -- Song of Solomon 8: "Many Waters Cannot Quench Love" -- Job 38: "Out of the Whirlwind" -- Proverbs I: "Wisdom Cries Aloud" -- Proverbs 22: "Train Up a Child" -- Proverbs 8: "I Was Beside Him" -- Ecclesiastes 5: "Sacrifice of Fools" -- Ecclesiastes 9: "Let Your Garments Be Always White" -- "Yes and Amen and Jesus": Preaching in the Company of Peter -- Introduction -- Mark 8: "Who Do Men Say That I Am?" -- Mark 1: "With the Wild Beasts" -- Matthew 5: "Jesus Went up the Mountain" -- Mark 10: "Do for Us Whatever We Ask" -- Luke 13: "Sir, Let It Alone" -- Mark 15: "The Death of Death" -- Mark 16: "He Is Not Here" -- "Christ in You the Hope of Glory" Preaching in the Company of Paul -- Introduction -- Romans 3: "But Now the Righteousness of God" -- 1 Corinthians 1: "Jews Demand Signs and Greeks Seek Wisdom" -- Galatians 5: "For Freedom Christ Has Set Us Free" -- Ephesians 4: "Speaking the Truth in Love" -- Philippians 4: "In Him Who Strengthens Me" -- Colossians 3: "Aspire to the Realm Above" -- Philemon 1: "On Behalf of My Child, Onesimus" -- "In the Beginning was the Word": Preaching in the Company of John of Patmos -- Introduction -- John 12: "Father, Glorify Thy Name" -- John 10: "I Am the Good Shepherd" -- John 14: "I Am the Way" -- John 16: "I Am Leaving ... I Am Sending" -- John 21: "Why Peter?" -- I John 3: "See What Love" -- Revelation 19: "The Marriage Supper of the Lamb".
Summary Nothing captures the biblical foundation for this journey better than Petersons teachings over his twenty-nine years as a pastor. As Kingfishers Catch Fire offers a never-before-published collection of these teachings to anyone longing for a richer, truer spirituality.
Subject Peterson, Eugene H., 1932- -- Sermons.
Christ Our King (Church : Bel Air, Md.) -- Sermons.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) -- Sermons.
Sermons, American -- 20th century.
Bible -- Sermons.
Genre Sermons.
ISBN 9781601429674 (hardcover)
1601429673 (hardcover)
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