September 26, 2012
2012 Week of Prayer Readings

Each year the Seventh-day Adventist Church celebrates a week of spiritual emphasis. The theme for the 2012 Week of Prayer is Revival and the Word. In support of the Week of Prayer, the Adventist Review is giving unrestricted access for this special issue. We've provided all the readings for the week, including the children's stories. We trust that this material will be a blessing for you.

Introduction

World church president Ted N. C. Wilson welcomes readers to this special edition of Adventist Review.

First Sabbath: Revival and the Word

"We want to know Jesus better so we can share Him more," says Ted Wilson.

Sunday: Making God's Word Our Own

Angel Manuel Rodriguez' thoughts about how God's power can transform our personal lives.

Monday: Heart and Soil

Bonita Joyner Shields on the soil of our souls, and how to prepare it for producing a harvest.

Tuesday: Revived--And Ready to Cross

"The point of destination is the promised land," according to Galina Stele.

Wednesday: A Call to Leadership

Jerry Page on hearing God's call and responding to it.

Thursday: The Richness of the Word

"God is willing to revive us, change us, and enrich our lives," according to Ekkehardt Mueller.

Friday: Singing the Scriptures

"Jesus used scripture songs as a means of hiding God's word in His heart," says Derek J. Morris.

Second Sabbath: Revival and Mission

Ellen White asserts: "Let your light shine, and others will be kindled."

Children's Readings

Anne-May Wollan's special readings for the younger set.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

U.S Coptic Christian Leaders Blast Anti-Muslim Film

About 300,000 Copts live in the U.S.

Parents Challenge Sexuality Teaching in Ontario Schools

Conservative Christian and Muslim parents voice concerns.

Survey: Americans Overstate Size of Religious Minorities

Researchers polled 747 U.S. adults.

What You Should Know About the Jewish New Year

The holiday ushers in the Jewish "High Holy Days."

This Week's Special Features

The Fundamentalist

Cliff's Edge: Cliff Goldstein on Alex Rosenburg's scientific leaps and bounds, and what that all means for believers.

Hell and Mr. Fudge

September 20 Cover Feature: This film has a great story to tell, says Jennifer Jill Schwirzer.

Standing Together

Heart and Soul Theology: Lael Caesar offers thoughts on how to be many, yet one.

Healing Old Wounds

Adventist Life: A new perspective on healing past hurts is shared by Carol Sherman Cannon.

Getting Nowhere Fast

Editorial: "We could reminisce about the 'good old days' of theological unity, and try to establish an Amish version of Adventism," says Gerald Klingbeil.

Ordination Issues--Our Readers Respond

In this special edition of Inbox, the letters represent a sampling of opinion and thought from a variety of readers who took the time to write regarding our coverage of recent meetings about ordination. As always, we welcome your responses.--Editors.

Holy Disagreements

Editorial: Bill Knott calls us together during times when discord threatens to pull us apart.

The Deep Limitations of the Digital Church

Web Exclusive: Does digital worship suffice in a flesh-and-blood world? Ask Albert Mohler.

 

More Features

Classical 90.5 WSMC

Serving a fine arts radio audience, Classical 90.5 WSMC is operated by Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee. The station offers classicial and sacred music along with National Public Radio programs.

Let's Pray

The Adventist Review staff meets each Wednesday morning at 8:15 for worship and prayer. We'd love to include your prayer requests, so send them to prayer@adventistreview.org. Let's share in each other's lives.

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