The Practice of the Presence of God - audiobook Brother LAWRENCE (1614 - 1691) Brother Lawrence was born Nicholas Herman around 1610 in Herimenil, Lorraine, a Duchy of France. His birth records were destroyed in a fire at his parish church during the Thirty Years War, a war in which he fought as a young soldier. It was also the war in which he sustained a near fatal injury to his sciatic nerve. The injury left him quite crippled and in chronic pain for the rest of his life. The details of his Read more [...]
In God's Garden - audiobook Amy STEEDMAN ( - ?) "In this book you will not find the stories of all God's saints. I have gathered a few together, just as one gathers a little posy from a garden full of roses. But the stories I have chosen to tell are those that I hope children will love best to hear." (excerpt from In God's Garden by Amy Steedman) Genre(s): Religion Language: English (FULL Audiobook)   Read more [...]
The School of Obedience - audiobook Andrew MURRAY (1828 - 1917) Andrew Murray describes the necessity and benefits of absolute obedience to God. He goes on to explain the way to achieve this level of obedience, which is required of all believers, and attainable through God's provision. (Summary by Joy Chan) Genre(s): Christianity - Other Language: English (FULL Audiobook)   Read more [...]
A Prairie-Schooner Princess - audiobook Mary Katherine MAULE (1861 - ) The story of a Quaker family's journey from Ohio to Nebraska beginning in 1856. They encounter a mystery which leaves them an orphan girl who will forever change their lives. Blizzard, the Civil War, and Indians and more Indians fill this great adventure which tests their faith and ingenuity while shaping their loves and futures. Summary by Sharon Kilmer. Genre(s): Action & Adventure, Christian Fiction Language: English Read more [...]
The Interior Castle audiobook St. Teresa of AVILA (1515 - 1582), translated by Rev. John DALTON (1814 - 1874) El Castillo Interior or Las Moradas (trans.:The Interior Castle or The Mansions) was written by Saint Teresa of ?vila in 1577. After being ordered to write her autobiographical La Vida de la Santa Madre Teresa de Jes?s (The Life of S. Teresa of Jesus), Teresa was hesitant to begin writing again on her views of the perfection found in internal prayer. In the hands of the Inquisition at that Read more [...]
The First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians audiobook Pope CLEMENT I ( - ) "First Clement is one of the oldest Christian documents outside the New Testament canon. The epistle was written by Clement, one of the elders of the church of Rome, to the church in Corinth, where it was read for centuries. Indeed, historians generally hold First Clement to be an authentic document dating from the first century. From the fifth century to the eighth century, many of the eastern churches accepted the Read more [...]
Sunshine Factory - audiobook PANSY (1841 - 1930) Seven very short sweet stories by Pansy that you will not soon forget! They are stories children will love, and everyone can enjoy. They will make you smile and laugh and bring tears to your eyes. And each one teaches an important lesson in a sweet, encouraging way. - Summary by fiddlesticks Genre(s): Short Stories, Christian Fiction Language: English (FULL Audiobook)     Read more [...]
Bible (ASV) 19: Psalms AMERICAN STANDARD VERSION ( - ) "Psalms is a book of the Hebrew Bible included in the collected works known as the Writings. Psalms were written by various writers, including Israel's King David. The Book of Psalms is divided into five books: Book 1 -- Psa. 1-41; Book 2 -- Psa. 42-72; Book 3 -- Psa. 73-89; Book 4 -- Psa. 90-106; and Book 5 -- Psa. 107-150. The collection includes the following types of psalm, among others: Psalms for praise, guidance, consolation, recognition Read more [...]
The Sermon on the Mount audiobook from the King James Version The Sermon On The Mount is one of the teachings in the ministry of Jesus Christ. In The Sermon On The Mount is found many sayings and important precepts held by Christian churches, sayings such as The Beatitudes, The Lord's Prayer, and other teachings about forgiveness, giving, and the "Golden Rule" about doing unto others as you would have them do unto you. Men such as Tolstoy and Gandhi found special meaning in The Sermon On The Read more [...]

Psalm 133
by King James Version

LibriVox volunteers bring you eight different recordings of Psalm 133, to celebrate United Nations Day. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of October 22nd, 2006.

 

The Imitation of Christ audiobook by Thomas a Kempis (1380?-1471). Translated by William Benham (1831-1910). The Imitation of Christ is widely considered one of the greatest manuals of devotion in Christianity. The life of Christ is presented as the highest study possible to a mortal, as Jesus' teachings far excel all the teachings of the saints. The book gives counsel to read the scriptures, statements about the uses of adversity, advice for submission to authority, warnings against temptation Read more [...]
Revelations of Divine Love audiobook by Julian of Norwich (c. November 8, 1342 -- c. 1416), Translated by Grace Warrack Julian of Norwich (c. November 8, 1342 -- c. 1416) is considered to be one of the greatest English mystics. Little is known of her life aside from her writings. Even her name is uncertain, the name "Julian" coming from the Church of St Julian in Norwich, where she occupied a cell adjoining the church as an anchoress. At the age of thirty, suffering from a severe illness Read more [...]
God's Troubadour, The Story of St. Francis of Assisi audiobook by Sophie Jewett (1861-1909) Francis, a young Italian boy, is a merchant's son who is enthralled by the troubadour songs and tales of knights that his father brings back from his travels. He decides to become a knight, but after seeing the poor and suffering in the tragedies of war, he decides to give away all of his worldly possessions and become a troubadour for God. (Summary by Sean McKinley). (FULL Audiobook)     Read more [...]
Holy Bible American Standard Version The Revised Version, Standard American Edition of the Bible, more commonly known as the American Standard Version (ASV), is a version of the Bible that was released in 1901. It was originally best known by its full name, but soon came to have other names, such as the American Revised Version, the American Standard Revision, the American Standard Revised Bible, and the American Standard Edition. By the time its copyright was renewed in 1929, it had come to be Read more [...]
Foxe's Book of Martyrs, A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphant Deaths of the Early Christian and the Protestant Martyrs vol 1 Audiobook by John Foxe, 1516 -- 1587, edited by William Byron Forbush, 1868 -- 1927 The Book of Martyrs, by John Foxe, is an English Protestant account of the persecutions of Protestants, many of whom had died for their beliefs within the decade immediately preceding its first publication. It was first published by John Day, in 1563. Lavishly illustrated with Read more [...]
Select Sermons of Jonathan Edwards. Audiobook by Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) Jonathan Edwards was a colonial American Congregational preacher, theologian, and missionary to Native Americans. Edwards "is widely acknowledged to be America's most important and original philosophical theologian." His work is very broad in scope, but he is often associated with his defense of Calvinist theology, the metaphysics of theological determinism, and the Puritan heritage. His famous sermon "Sinners in the Read more [...]
The Divine Comedy audiobook by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882). The Divine Comedy (Italian: Commedia, later christened "Divina" by Giovanni Boccaccio), written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and the first great work of the Renaissance. A culmination of the medieval world-view of the afterlife, it establishes Read more [...]
Heretics audiobook by G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936) The Author Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, England on the 29th of May, 1874. Though he considered himself a mere "rollicking journalist," he was actually a prolific and gifted writer in virtually every area of literature. A man of strong opinions and enormously talented at defending them, his exuberant personality nevertheless allowed him to maintain warm friendships with people--such as George Bernard Shaw and H. G. Wells--with Read more [...]