The One Thing Is Three

How the Most Holy Trinity Explains Everything
Author: Father Michael E. Gaitley MIC,Father Michael E. Gaitley (M.I.C.)
Publisher: Marian Press
ISBN: 9781596142602
Category: Philosophy
Page: 394
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With humor and ease, Father Michael Gaitley, MIC, deftly unlocks the "one thing," the key to the Church's wisdom, and the greatest mystery of the Catholic faith: the Most Holy Trinity. Far from being a scholarly or academic read, The "One Thing" is Three makes deep theology accessible to every-day Catholics. What's more, it makes even what's familiar or forgotten appear in a way that's new, exciting, and relevant. Thus, The "One Thing" is Three brings its readers a unique and powerful experience of the faith. It's the perfect book for the Year of Faith.

The Second Greatest Story Ever Told: Now Is the Time of Mercy


Author: Gaitley E. Michael
Publisher: Marian Press
ISBN: 9781596143166
Category: Religion
Page: 240
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"In The Second Greatest Story Ever Told bestselling author Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, reveals St. John Paul II's witness for our time. Building on the prophetic voices of Margaret Mary Alacoque, Thérèse of Lisieux, Maximilian Kolbe, and Faustina Kowalska, The Second Greatest Story Ever Told is more than a historical account of the Great Mercy Pope. This book expounds on the profound connection between Divine Mercy and Marian consecration. It serves as an inspiration for all those who desire to bear witness to the mercy of God, focused on Christ and formed by Mary. Now is the time of mercy. Now is the time to make John Paul's story your own."--

Our Triune God

Living in the Love of the Triune God
Author: Philip Graham Ryken,Michael LeFebvre
Publisher: Crossway
ISBN: 1433519887
Category: Religion
Page: 121
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Relating to God as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit can have a deep impact on one's faith. Ryken and LeFebvre outline the saving, mysterious, practical, and glorious Trinity in this theologically rich resource.

Delighting in the Trinity

An Introduction to the Christian Faith
Author: Michael Reeves
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830839836
Category: Religion
Page: 135
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In this brief and winsome book, Michael Reeves presents an introduction to the Christian faith that is rooted in the triune God. He takes cues from preachers and teachers down through the ages, setting key doctrines of creation, the person and work of Christ, and life in the Spirit into a simple framework of the Christian life.

33 Days to Morning Glory

A Do-It-Yourself Retreat In Preparation for Marian Consecration
Author: Michael E. Gaitley, MIC
Publisher: Marian Press - Association of Marian Helpers
ISBN: 1596142790
Category: Religion
Page: N.A
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Now an ebook! With over 200,000 books in print, 33 Days to Morning Glory by Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC is now available as an ebook through Marian Press. Embark on an extraordinary journey to Marian consecration on your e-reader. From Fr. Michael E. Gaitley, MIC, author of the popular book "Consoling the Heart of Jesus," comes an extraordinary 33-day journey to Marian consecration with four giants of Marian spirituality: St. Louis de Montfort, St. Maximilian Kolbe, Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, and Blessed Pope John Paul II. Father Michael masterfully summarizes their teaching, making it easy to grasp, and simple enough to put into practice. More specifically, he weaves their thought into a user-friendly, do-it-yourself retreat that will bless even the busiest of people. So, if you've been thinking about entrusting yourself to Mary for the first time or if you're simply looking to deepen and renew your devotion to her, "33 Days to Morning Glory" is the right book to read and the perfect retreat to make.

You Did It to Me

A Practical Guide to Mercy in Action
Author: Michael E. Gaitley
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781596143043
Category: Religion
Page: 200
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'What Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, has done in 33 Days to Morning Glory to promote true devotion to Mary, and what he has done in Consoling the Heart of Jesus to promote devotion to the Merciful and Sacred Heart of Jesus, he now does in 'You Did It to Me' to promote the works of mercy.Fr. Michael Gaitley [MIC] has a genius for bringing together the spiritual and corporal works of mercy under the umbrella of 'The Five Scriptural Works of Mercy' that Jesus will use to judge us at the end of the world, Matthew 25:31-46. He then enriches these Scriptural texts on mercy with the practical insights of St. Pope John Paul II, St. Faustina, and Pope Francis.He also has a very fertile imagination in bringing to life practical ways of implementing these works of mercy in our own individual lives, in our parish ministries as well as in the workplace, together with a plan of action for making these works of mercy concrete and livable.If implemented, these concepts will transform the culture of any parish. The simple soul will be energized to do and the contemplative soul will be inspired to intercede. I could not recommend this book more highly.' - Bishop Robert J. Hermann, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of St. Louis

Consoling the Heart of Jesus

Retreat Coordinator's Guide
Author: Michael E. Gaitley
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781536929102
Category:
Page: 30
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My intention in writing this guide is to lead you through the simple steps of running the retreat. For those who have already led the 33 Days to Morning Glory Group Retreat, I'll be introducing you to some changes with this CHJ retreat. If this is your first time leading a group, be not afraid! You have this guide to assist you.

33 Days to Merciful Love

A Do-It-Yourself Retreat in Preparation for Divine Mercy Consecration
Author: Father Michael Gaitley
Publisher: Marian Press
ISBN: 9781596143456
Category: Religion
Page: 202
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Journey with St. Therese of Lisieux and conclude with a consecration to Divine Mercy in a 33 day preparation retreat.

The Trinity

How Not To Be Heretic
Author: Stephen Bullivant
Publisher: Paulist Press
ISBN: 1587685213
Category:
Page: N.A
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Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

Relationships, Roles, and Relevance
Author: Bruce A. Ware
Publisher: Crossway
ISBN: 1433517949
Category: Religion
Page: 176
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God cares that we know who he is, and he longs for us to understand him better. Through his Word he revealed his triune nature, though many avoid in-depth study of this doctrine because it is so deep and mysterious. But God's revelation of himself to us as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit affects how he relates to us, how he made us, and who he is eternally. The doctrine of the Trinity is essential to our understanding of him and of our faith. The focus of this study is to examine the ways in which the three Persons of the Trinity relate to one another, how they relate to us, and what difference this makes to our lives. To understand just how God is both One and Three is to delve into some of Scripture's most glorious truths and to experience the joy of beholding the wonder of our triune God. This is a practical study for you and your home, church, and ministry.

The Holy Trinity and the Law of Three

Discovering the Radical Truth at the Heart of Christianity
Author: Cynthia Bourgeault
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834828944
Category: Religion
Page: 272
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Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. In this formula that Christians recite as though on autopilot lie the secrets for healing our world, rekindling our visionary imagination, and manifesting the Kingdom of Heaven on earth. It’s an astonishing claim, but one that is supported by Cynthia Bourgeault’s exploration of Trinitarian theology—and by her bold work in further articulating the deep truth it contains. She looks to the ancient concept in light of the ideas of G. I. Gurdjieff and Jacob Boehme to reveal the Trinity as the "hidden driveshaft" within Christianity: the compassionate expression of the Uncreated Reality in creation.

What Is the Trinity?


Author: R. C. Sproul
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781567692594
Category: Religion
Page: 63
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The Trinity is truly a mystery. This doctrine teaches that the God of Christianity is one in His essence but three in His persons--the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Though the word Trinity is not found in the Bible, there is no doubt that the Scriptures teach this triune nature of God. Yet the concept still challenges our finite minds. In this Crucial Questions booklet, Dr. R. C. Sproul carefully explains the doctrine of the Trinity, stressing that Christians worship one God who manifests Himself in three distinct persons. He shows what the Bible teaches and outlines the chief errors on this doctrine that have afflicted the church. Above all, he affirms that while this truth is difficult to understand, it is not contradictory. Rather, it is a beautiful expression of the biblical teaching on the nature of God.

Consoling the Heart of Jesus - Prayer Companion


Author: Michael Gaitley
Publisher: Marian Press
ISBN: 9781596142305
Category: Religion
Page: 126
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Even if youve never heard of Consoling the Heart of Jesus, this companion guide will explain to you in a clear, step-by-step way what consoling the Heart of Jesus is all about. Youll find all the main ideas, prayers, and meditations compiled for easy reference.

The Shack


Author: William P. Young
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781935170112
Category: FICTION
Page: N.A
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Four years after his daughter was abducted and evidence of her murder was found in an abandoned shack, a man returns to the shack in response to a note claiming to be from God, and has a life-changing experience.

Desiring God

Meditations of a Christian Hedonist
Author: John Piper
Publisher: Multnomah Pub
ISBN: 1601423098
Category: Religion
Page: 411
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Experience the Lifelong Pleasures of Knowing God! Satisfaction…Happiness…Joy. According to John Piper, the pursuit of pleasure in God is not only permissible, it’s essential. Desiring God is a paradigm-shattering work that dramatically alters common perspectives on relating to God. Piper reveals that there really is no need to choose between duty and delight in the Christian life. In fact, for the follower of Jesus, delight is the duty as Christ is most magnified in His people when they are most satisfied in Him. Constantly drawing on Scripture to build his case, Piper shows why pursuing maximum joy is essential to glorifying God. He discusses the implications of this for conversion, worship, love, Scripture, prayer, money, marriage, missions, and suffering. Piper beckons us to approach God with the hedonist’s abandon. Finally, we are freed to enjoy Jesus—not only as our Lord and Savior, but also as our all-surpassing, soul-satisfying Treasure. Desiring God may turn your Christian world upside down. And that will be a good thing, for the glory of God, and for your deepest joy. Includes a study guide for individual and small group use.

What is the Trinity?

Thinking about the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
Author: Dale Tuggy
Publisher: Pronoun
ISBN: 1537891413
Category: Religion
Page: 141
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If you find the Trinity confusing, you are not alone! What does it mean to say that God is “three Persons in one essence”? It might mean a number of things, and it has been understood in several ways by theologians. But how should it be understood, and how was it originally understood? This book shines light on the fog surrounding this subject, equipping you with basic information about the meaning and history of trinitarian ideas, so that you can see the various options and search the scriptures with fresh eyes. Topics include: • What does it mean to say that the doctrine of the Trinity is a “mystery”? • Is it true that if you try to understand the Trinity you’ll lose your mind, but if you try to deny it you’ll lose your soul? • What is the first known trinitarian creed? • What did the ancient bishops mean in saying that the Father and Son are “one substance” or “one essence”? • Is it true, as some Catholic scholars argue, that the Trinity is not taught in the Bible, although it is taught by later, authoritative sources? • What happened at and just before the Council at Constantinople in 381, and why are these events important? • Is it a mistake to think that the “Persons” of the Trinity are “persons in the modern sense of the term”? • Are the “Persons” of the Trinity something like God’s three personalities? • Why is it important to distinguish trinitarian formulas from trinitarian claims? • Is the one God of the Bible an eternal, loving, perfect community? Contents: Introduction 1 Don’t be Afraid to Think about God 2 Formulas vs. Interpretations 3 Trinity vs. trinity 4 The “deity of Christ” vs. the Trinity 5 Get a Date 6 “Persons” 7 “Substance” abuse? 8 Mystery Mountain 9 What’s a “God”? 10 Says Who? Epilogue Author: Dale Tuggy (PhD, Brown University) is Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Fredonia. He has authored about two dozen peer-reviewed articles and book chapters relating to the Trinity and other topics in analytic theology and philosophy of religion. He has blogged since 2006, and since 2013 has hosted and produced the trinities podcast.

A Christian Understanding of Human Nature

To Hunger for God
Author: Michael B. Raschko
Publisher: Twenty-Third Publications
ISBN: 9781585957941
Category: Religion
Page: 192
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This is a fascinating study of Christian Anthropology, grace, and sin and is intended for the educated lay person. This is a challenging and engaging study for all who want to explore these themes more deeply.

The Mind of the Maker

The Expression of Faith through Creativity and Art
Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504004485
Category: Religion
Page: 250
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In her most profound work, Sayers investigates the nature of God and creativity From the first pages of Genesis, it is clear that God and man share one vital trait: the ability to create great works out of nothing. More than any other group, artists feel impelled to create, and this urge brings them closer to God. By contemplating the creative drive of humanity, we can better understand the works of God, and by reading deeply into the tenets of Christianity, we can better understand the creative spirit of man. Dorothy L. Sayers explores the concept of the Holy Trinity within the context of invention: the creative idea, the creative energy, and the creative power. In this searching, wide-ranging treatise, one of the greatest minds of the twentieth century shows us what it means to be an artist—and what it takes to make humankind.

The Divine Dance

The Trinity and your transformation
Author: Richard Rohr
Publisher: SPCK
ISBN: 0281078165
Category: Religion
Page: 224
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The Trinity is supposed to be the central, foundational doctrine of our entire Christian belief system, yet we're often told that we shouldn't attempt to understand it because it is a ‘mystery’. Should we presume to try to breach this mystery? If we could, how would it transform our relationship with God and renew our lives? The word Trinity is not found in the New Testament—it wasn't until the third century that early Christian father Tertullian coined it—but the idea of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit was present in Jesus' life and teachings and from the very beginning of the Christian experience. In the pages of this book, internationally recognized teacher Richard Rohr circles around this most paradoxical idea as he explores the nature of God—circling around being an apt metaphor for this mystery we're trying to apprehend. Early Christians who came to be known as the ‘Desert Mothers and Fathers’ applied the Greek verb perichoresis to the mystery of the Trinity. The best translation of this odd-sounding word is dancing. Our word choreography comes from the same root. Although these early Christians gave us some highly conceptualized thinking on the life of the Trinity, the best they could say, again and again, was, Whatever is going on in God is a flow—it's like a dance. But God is not a dancer—He is the dance itself. That idea might sound novel, but it is about as traditional as you can get. God is the dance itself, and He invites you to be a part of that dance. Are you ready to join in?

The Deep Things of God (Second Edition)

How the Trinity Changes Everything
Author: Fred Sanders
Publisher: Crossway
ISBN: 1433556405
Category: Religion
Page: 304
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The doctrine of the Trinity is taught and believed by all evangelicals, but rarely is it fully understood or celebrated. In The Deep Things of God, systematic theologian Fred Sanders shows why we ought to embrace the doctrine of the Trinity wholeheartedly as a central concern of evangelical theology. Sanders demonstrates, engagingly and accessibly, that the doctrine of the Trinity is grounded in the gospel itself. In this book, readers will understand that a robust doctrine of the Trinity has massive implications for their lives, restoring depth to prayer, worship, Bible study, missions, tradition, and understanding of Christianity’s fundamental doctrines. This new edition includes a study guide with discussion questions, action points, recommended reading, and more.