A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society Author Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN-10 0830822577
ISBN-13 9780830822577
Year 2000-07-28
Pages 216
Language English
Publisher IVP Books
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As a society we are no less obsessed with the immediate than when Eugene Peterson first wrote this Christian classic If anything email and the Internet may have intensified our quest for the quick fix But Peterson s time tested prescription for discipleship remains the same a long obedience in the same direction Tucked away in the Hebrew Psalter Peterson discovered an old dog eared songbook the Songs of Ascents that were sung by pilgrims on their way up to worship in Jerusalem In these songs Psalms 120 134 Peterson finds encouragement for modern pilgrims as we learn to grow in worship service joy work happiness humility community and blessing This 20th anniversary edition of A Long Obedience in the Same Direction features these Psalms in Peterson s widely acclaimed paraphrase The Message He also includes an epilogue in which he reflects on the themes of this book and his ministry during the twenty years since its original publication

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Perseverance

Perseverance Author Eugene Peterson
ISBN-10 0830820108
Release 1996-05-24
Pages 60

Excellence

Excellence Author Eugene Peterson
ISBN-10 0830820116
Release 1996-05-24
Pages 64

The Pastor

The Pastor Author Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN-10 9780062041814
Release 2011-02-22
Pages 336