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A trial lawyer by trade, a Christian by heart―author Mark Lanier has trained in biblical languages and devoted his life to studying and living the Bible. Living daily with the tension between the demands of his career and the desire for a godly life, Lanier recognizes the importance and challenge of finding daily time to spend in God’s Word. He credits the Psalms in particular for his continued growth in faith, obedience, wisdom, and understanding.
In Psalms for Living, Lanier shares a year’s worth of devotionals gathered over a lifetime of walking with the Lord. For each day of the year, Lanier reflects on the words of the Psalter, relates them back to the struggles facing Christians today, and concludes with a prayer connected to the day’s insights. His engagement with the Psalms offers fellow Christians the opportunity to receive the gifts of grace and guidance that come from daily immersion in scripture.
WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING?
“Join Lanier as he takes us into God’s presence.”
Paige Patterson, President, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
“Mark Lanier brings his great intelligence and intense study of the Scriptures to produce a simple set of devotions.”
Peter Williams, Warden, Tyndale House, Cambridge
“A handy gem of a book on the Psalms.”
John Michael Talbot, author and Christian musician
“Thoughtful, faithful, and personal reflections upon ‘the hymn book of the Bible.'”
Todd D. Still, DeLancey Dean and Hinson Professor, Truett Seminary
“Psalms for Living stimulates the mind, promotes reflection, and touches the heart.”
James K. Hoffmeier, Professor of Old Testament and Near Eastern Studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
“Lanier speaks to those who seek strength and encouragement for the struggles of the workday.”
R. Gerald Turner, President, Southern Methodist University