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As Christ and Our Lady of Dolours were associated in God's saving plan (Lk 2, 34-35), so too they are associated in the Liturgy and popular piety. Our hearts beat with wholehearted devotion to God, much like that of King Asa of Judah. Peter and Paul (29 June), the Apostles and Evangelists, St. These devotional tools provide church artists and pastors with a rich understanding of the purpose of what we do and the kind of heart condition we need to bring to our God-given responsibility.” — Nancy Beach, author and teaching pastor at Willow Creek Community Church, Chicago, IL “Pure Praise…can be a help to churches and worship leaders everywhere…What Dwayne has written is a gift to every church.

Pages: 68

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (October 16, 2015)

ISBN: 1511999284

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