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Murphey, Cecil

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Works: 178 works in 494 publications in 8 languages and 22,081 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Television adaptations  Biographical television programs  Anecdotes  Juvenile works  Dictionaries  Prayers and devotions  Christian films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Author, con, Narrator, Editor, Arranger, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: BT846.3, B
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90 minutes in heaven : a true story of death & life by Don Piper( Book )
28 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 3,579 libraries worldwide
As he is driving home from a minister's conference, Baptist minister Don Piper collides with a semi-truck that crosses into his lane. He is pronounced dead at the scene. For the next 90 minutes, Piper experiences heaven where he is greeted by those who had influenced him spiritually. He hears beautiful music and feels true peace
Gifted hands by Ben Carson( Book )
37 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,826 libraries worldwide
The inspiring story of Ben Carson, M.D. takes readers into the life of an inner-city youngster who rose above his circumstances to become director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital
Heaven is real : lessons on earthly joy-- from the man who spent 90 minutes in heaven by Don Piper( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
Now, from "The Minister of Hope" comes the follow-up that readers have been waiting for. On January 18th, 1989, Don Piper died in a car accident. Ninety minutes later, after a preacher prayed over him, Piper came back to life with an extraordinary story. He'd been to heaven. So began the phenomenon of 90 Minutes in Heaven. Now, for the millions who look to him for inspiration, Piper offers the hope that if he could survive his ordeal after the accident, then others can survive whatever life circumstances they're going through and grow in God's love through the experience. For Piper, heaven is a certainty--and so is God's grace. Relying on that assurance, believers can transform pain into purpose and troubles into blessings, finding joy in life even when life turns out not to be what they expected.--From publisher description
Think big : unleashing your potential for excellence by Ben Carson( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 1,324 libraries worldwide
After telling the story of how he overcame an inner-city background to become a world-renowned neurosurgeon in "Gifted Hands," Dr. Ben Carson now offers an inspirational look at the philosophy of life that helped him meet life's obstacles and leap over them
Getting to heaven : departing instructions for your life now by Don Piper( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
Since publishing his inspirational bestseller in 2004, the author has traveled the world spreading his message of faith certain faith in the promise of Heaven. In Heaven is Real, he shared how life's trials can be turned into spiritual lessons, when we are open to the certainty of God's grace and love. Now, in his first new book in four years, the author of 90 Minutes in Heaven, draws on his own firsthand experiences with the joys of Heaven, as well as the lessons found in the Gospel, to offer a set of "departing instructions," helping readers face the inevitable battles ahead, prepare for eternal life, and, starting today, live a happy, fulfilling, purposeful life on Earth while preparing for the glories of Heaven
90 minutes in heaven by Don Piper( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
Ninety minutes after dying in a car wreck and ascending to heaven, Dan Piper miraculously returned to life on earth. His faith in God was severely tested as he faced an uncertain and grueling recovery. The experience dramatically changed Piper's life. Now he shares his story, encouraging those who are recovering from serious injuries and dealing with the loss of a loved one
I choose to stay : a black teacher refuses to desert the inner city by Salome Thomas-EL( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
True story of a black man determined to change the lives of inner-city children. Teacher, mentor and, in most cases, the only positive male role model in his pupils' lives, Salome Thomas-El brought hope to disadvantaged students in his Philadelphia school, by challenging their minds and imaginations with a most unusual match: The Chess Club. Reviving the Mighty Pawns from nonexistent to competitive, Thomas-El helped his students gain the self-esteem and self-confidence they needed to set their sights high and to aspire to succeed. He taught them to resolve conflict using their heads instead of their fists. The Chess Club competed at nationals -- and the club members defeated competitors three times their age, including Arnold Schwarzenegger. By recognizing the potential and the fundamental goodness of these children, and by enabling them to earn his respect, Salome Thomas-El gave the students the essential tools they would need to compete and win -- not just in chess but in life's many challenges
90 minutos en el cielo : una historia real de vida y muerte by Don Piper( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Recounts the experience of Baptist minister Don Piper, who was pronounced dead after a car accident and experienced the glories of heaven for ninety minutes, but who miraculously came back to life only to endure a painful recovery
Christmas miracles by Cecil Murphey( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Presents the Christmas experiences of people who overcame difficult situations through twists of fate, from a boy who overcame learning disabilities while reading a Christmas book to a woman who was rescued in a blizzard
The spirit of Christmas by Cecil Murphey( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
An inspiring collection of true stories from real-life people who have experienced such moments where the meaning of the season becomes clear and touches their hearts -- Publisher
With Byrd at the bottom of the world : the South Pole expedition of 1928-1930 by Norman D Vaughan( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Biography of a member of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition of 1928-1930 who was in charge of the dog sleds, and account of the geological exploration carried out
The dictionary of Biblical literacy by Cecil Murphey( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Traces the roots of Christian heritage in a valuable source book of historical, biographical and unfamiliar information about the Bible
Touchdown Alexander by Shaun Alexander( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
The NFLs Most Valuable Player for the 2005 season, Seattle Seahawks running back Shaun Alexander has gained a reputation thats one for the record books. And now in his inspiring autobiography, Shaun shares his amazing journey to success both on and off the field. Written with awardwinning author Cecil Murphey, Shaun recounts how God first gave him the dream for the achievements that have made him a household name among football fans everywhere. He also shares his passion for helping other young men through his Shaun Alexander Foundation, focusing on improving the lives of fatherless young men through education, athletics, character programs, and leadership training, inspiring them to reach their Godgiven potential
Comforting those who grieve by Cecil Murphey( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
I believe in heaven : real stories from the Bible, history, and today by Cecil Murphey( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
True stories of those who have experienced the most wondrous place anyone could ever image. In these challenging times, when life on earth in difficult for many people, there is a longing for heaven, not as an escape from our "momentary troubles" (2 Corinthians 4:17), but as a promise that there is an eternal home waiting for those who put their trust in God. In I Believe in Heaven, Cecil Murphey and Twila Belk have assembled and re-told some of history's most dramatic stories about heaven and the people who have had a taste of this glorious place. Included are stories from the Bible, stories from history and present-day accounts, many presented for the very first time
Daily devotions inspired by 90 minutes in heaven : 90 readings for hope and healing by Don Piper( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
From the authors of the inspiring true story 90 Minutes in Heaven
Heaven is real : lessons on earthly joy-- from the man who spent 90 minutes in heaven by Don Piper( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Don Piper was pronounced dead at the scene of a 1989 car accident. Ninety minutes later, after a preacher prayed over him, he came back to life. Don reveals where he was for those ninety minutes, and talks of his spiritual transformation during his long road to recovery
Selections from 90 minutes in heaven : an inspiring story of life beyond death by Don Piper( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
On the way home from a conference, [the author's] car was crushed by a semi that crossed into his lane. Medical personnel said he died instantly. While his body lay lifeless inside the ruins of his car, [he] experienced the glories of heaven, awed by its beauty and music."Excerpted from the runaway bestseller 90 minutes in heaven, this ... edition focuses on the reality of Piper's heavenly experience"--Cover
Day to day : spiritual help when someone you love has Alzheimer's by Cecil Murphey( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Beyond world class : building character, relationships and profits by Alan M Ross( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Leading with people values is at the heart of companies that have moved beyond world class. Attaching value to relationships with employees, customers and suppliers enables companies to achieve the excellence and innovation that spells success
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Blaine, Celia, 1933-

controlled identity Haywood, Melanie

Cecil Murphey American writer
Mērfija, Sesila B.
Murphey, Cec.
Murphey, Cec, 1933-
Murphey, Cecil.
Murphey, Cecil B.
Murphey, Cecil B. (Cecil Blaine)
Languages
English (179)
Polish (8)
German (5)
Spanish (3)
Swedish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Dutch (1)
Czech (1)
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