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Christians worldwide have been blessing themselves with the sign of the cross for centuries. But few who use this simple, familiar gesture know its impact as a powerful prayer. In The Sign of the Cross, author Bert Ghezzi shows how this potent prayer engages the Holy Spirit and affirms Christian identity.
With insights derived from Scripture, church teachings, and personal experience, Ghezzi inspires people to utilize the sign of the cross in their daily lives. Drawing on the fascinating history of the sign of the cross, Ghezzi reveals six dynamic truths of the spiritual life and encourages Christians to see the sign of the cross as a simple yet powerful way to grow in their relationship with God.
Bert Ghezzi is the author of twenty books, including Voices of the Saints, Mystics and Miracles, and Sacred Passages. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame and currently resides in Winter Park, Florida.
Mystics and Miracles: True Stories of Lives Touched by GodPaperback edition. Twenty-four compelling biographies explore the inspiring lives of ordinary people chosen to do God's extraordinary work.
Voices of the Saints: A 365-Day Journey with our Spiritual CompanionsThe inspiring stories of 365 holy men and women brought to life in reader-friendly ways
Saints at Heart: How Fault-Filled, Problem-Prone, Imperfect People like Us Can Be HolyEvery saint was a sinner, so what's holding you back from drawing closer to God? Bert Ghezzi helps you learn more about 10 saints in Saints at Heart.