John Lowstreet's first book is about the beatitudes, because in them Christ has made a plain declaration of what He expects of us. Christ is not complicated. He is profound, however. John has spent his life trying to know God personally and to more deeply undertand God. His one quest is to have more experiences with God. John studied the Bible to find God, and as he found Him, grew to love Him. His writings and poems reflect deeply held convictions about the character of God and the importance of Jesus Christ.
Not knowing God is a vacuous pain that beggars description, leaving us wandering in ill-defined disillusionment. We drift without knowing we are lost. However, friends find contentment and reassurance in praying for one another. Being led to Jesus is a comforting experience. We were made for friendship with God. In the end, we have no other acceptable destiny.
This poem about Christ includes both the Christmas narrative and Easter. You will be gripped by the powerful journey of the life of Jesus of Nazareth. That He is both God and man is kept clearly in focus. His presence on the earth brought a clash between heaven’s good and the evil in the world. Everyone must decide where to stand.
Every child must learn to pray. Our God is listening and sometimes answers swiftly. However, we are always heard. The Lord Jesus has given us a master prayer to guide us when we approach God. The object of this book is to help anyone understand how to use The Lord's Prayer.
To look askance suggests a questioning, sideways look at the world. Some of these twenty-five poems are lighthearted; others give expression to more serious moods. Either way, poems are best appreciated when read aloud. This is rhythmic, rhyming poetry.
Designed to be read to children or to be read by an older child, this book is an easy-to-read version of John’s first book on the Beatitudes. A child who understands the Beatitudes will be equipped to become a sincere Christian who lives by his or her faith. May God grant to us that a generation will rise who will truly love their neighbors as themselves.
Christ is the towering figure of history. The conquerors of the earth are merely men who are themselves products of the systems they dominate. Only Christ transcended earth's paradigms and said truly, "My kingdom is not of this world." Come explore His meaning.
Here are encouraging, insightful essays into living the Beatitudes. Dive in, and have a quick, refreshing splash in the river of God's grace. This is a concise (13,000 words) explanation of the principles by which Christ, the King, governs His kingdom.