Through meaningful stories and an intimate knowledge of Scriptural symbolism in Rooted: Reflections on the Gardens in Scripture, author, pastor, and gardener Murray Andrew Pura demonstrates how Jesus' life and your life as a contemporary believer are intertwined. Each of the five major gardens has something to say to Christians today: * The Garden of Eden, and our fall from innocence * En Gedi, and God's love for us * Gethsemane, and suffering * The Garden Tomb, and the hope of resurrection * The River of Life, and God's promises Visit these gardens and draw inspiration and new understanding of the God who cultivates your life as a Christian.
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Murray Pura was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, just north of the Dakotas and Minnesota. His first novel was released in Toronto in 1988 and was a finalist for the Dartmouth Book Award. Since that time he has published ten more novels, two collections of short stories, and several nonfiction titles including the Zondervan books Rooted and Streams and the Baker devotional Majestic & Wild . He has been a finalist for several awards in the US and Canada and in 2012 won the Word Award of Toronto for Best Historical Novel. Murray lives and writes in southwestern Alberta and is currently published by Barbour, Baker, Harper One, Zondervan, and Harvest House - he works with publishers in Canada, America, the UK, and Holland. His releases for 2013 include the novels: Ashton Park, The Rose of Lancaster County, A Road Called Love, Seven Oaks, The Painted Sky, Whispers of a New Dawn, Beneath the Dover Sky, The Name of the Hawk, and An Amish Family Christmas. His diverse writing spans many genres including: historical fiction, contemporary fiction, literary fiction, romance, adventure, western, suspense, fantasy, Amish, and inspirational. Most of his work is available in ebook format for Kindle, Kobo, and Nook as well as in paperback.
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Book Description Zondervan, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0310318378
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