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Red Letter Revolution

Red Letter Revolution

On 10/18 lepal wrote: You should be familiar with the words written in red in the New Testament of the Holy Bible. They are the words of Jesus Christ. But did Jesus really mean what he said? Best-selling authors Shane Claiborne and Tony Campolo believe so. They make their strong case in a new book, Red Letter Revolution, ... Red Letter Revolution: A Review

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Grace

Grace

On 9/19 lepal wrote: What is grace? More specifically, what is the grace of God? Grace is a fundamental doctrine of Christianity, yet it defies clear explanation. Max Lucado adds his voice to a multitude of authors making the attempt to explain grace in his book: Grace, More Than We Deserve, Greater Than We Imagine. Grace, ... Grace by Max Lucado, A Book Review

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3 Stars

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The Open Bible (NKJV)

The Open Bible (NKJV)

On 8/30 lepal wrote: I'm a connoisseur of Bibles. I'm also a firm believer that rightly dividing the word of truth requires diligent study. Though I prefer my Bibles to be plain, no center or margin references, no additional notations at the bottom of the pages, no glitz or "eye candy", a quality study Bible is a necessity ... Book Review: The Open Bible From Thomas Nelson Publishers

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4 Stars

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One Big Thing

One Big Thing

On 8/7 lepal wrote: Is there a purpose for your life? A specific goal you wish to accomplish? Are you a fresh college graduate looking for purpose? Maybe you're like me, middle-aged, beaten and tired from chasing illusion after illusion. It's the title of this book, One Big Thing, Discovering What You Were Born to Do which ... One Big Thing by Phil Cooke

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Globequake

Globequake

On 7/3 lepal wrote: Call it the Great Recession. Wars; Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, now Syria. Rogue nations obtaining nuclear weaponry. A divided America? Record-breaking heat coupled with severe storms. What on earth is going on? Is it the rumbling of a regional earthquake? Could it be a globequake? Wallace Henley uses ... GLOBEQUAKE by Wallace Henley: A Review

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3 Stars

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The Truth About Grace

The Truth About Grace

On 6/21 lepal wrote: What is grace? What is the meaning of grace? Why is the grace of God important? What must we do to obtain grace from God? John MacArthur attempts to explain grace in The Truth About Grace. THE DEFINITION OF GRACE The Truth About Grace begins with the question, "What is grace?" The author admits in ... WHAT IS GRACE: The Truth About Grace

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4 Stars

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He Chose the Nails

He Chose the Nails

On 4/26 lepal wrote: Why did Jesus Christ die on the cross? Why did he allow himself to endure the torture, the humility, and the horrendous pain? What stories are told by the thorns, the timbers, the nails, the wine and the blood? Max Lucado provides answers to these questions in his own unique style in his book He Chose ... Book Review: He Chose the Nails by Max Lucado

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1,000 Days

1,000 Days

On 3/13 lepal wrote: The definition of the word Christian, given in Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary is one who professes a belief in the teachings of Jesus Christ. Many render the meaning of Christian to be Christ-like. Webster's defines Christ-like to mean resembling Christ in character, spirit, or action. Jonathan ... Jonathan Falwell, 1000 Days Book Review

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The Coming Revolution

The Coming Revolution

On 2/8 lepal wrote: A voice speaks in the wilderness of anxiety and division calling out to those who will hear it. The cry is resounding for We the People to look deep into our history and our hearts to revive the spirit which makes this American nation great. Dr. Richard G. Lee is the voice speaking through his book, ... Book Review: The Coming Revolution

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Going Deep

Going Deep

On 1/16 lepal wrote: Jesus commands us to make disciples, followers of him. Often we lead others to Christ, then abandon them to figure out how to follow him on their own. There are many influences and distractions in this world where the knowledge of tomorrow is the antiquity of today. They compete for our loyalty and desire ... Book Review: Going Deep by Gordon MacDonald

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The Book of Man

The Book of Man

On 11/2 lepal wrote: What is it that makes a male become a man? Is it culture? Is it psychology? Is it philosophy? What does it take to raise a child from a newborn baby boy into a gown man willing to give his all? All boys and men need a hero, a male role model, a man of integrity, honor, valor, and a man with a good sense ... Book Review: The Book of Man by Dr. William J. Bennett

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Ascent from Darkness

Ascent from Darkness

On 9/20 lepal wrote: Do evil spirits exist? Does the devil exist? Do these entities have real power? Is there really such things as good and evil? Is it possible for a human being to sense and operate under the influence of spiritual entities either good or evil? Though these questions are not answered directly in a yes ... Book Review: Ascent From Darkness by Michael Leehan

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Has God Spoken?

Has God Spoken?

On 8/31 lepal wrote: “Has God Spoken, Proof of the Bible's Divine Inspiration” is the first book I have read by author Hank Hanegraaff. The title of the book portrays the message and the purpose as a book providing proof that the Holy Bible is given to us by the divine inspiration of God. The title promises to give proof ... Book Review: Has God Spoken by Hank Hanegraaff

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3 Stars

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The Blessing

The Blessing

On 8/4 lepal wrote: What is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance? Have you received it? Have you given it? John Trent, Ph.D. And Gary Smalley share their experience and insight in their book, “The Blessing, Giving the Gift of Unconditional Love and Acceptance”. “The Blessing” is about a special gift from ... Book Review: The Blessing by John Trent, Ph.D. and Gary Smalley

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4 Stars

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Be the People

Be the People

On 6/13 lepal wrote: The Jamestown settlers, the Pilgrims, and the Puritans all made a covenant with God when they arrived on the shores of these United States of America. Their covenant with God was that the Gospel of Jesus Christ would go forth to all nations from these shores. We the people have moved far away from the ... Book Review: Be The People

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Unleashed

Unleashed

On 5/4 lepal wrote: Are you deeply entrenched in civilized Christianity? Are you content in and with your faith? Is your faith caged inside you like a trapped tiger? What would your life be like if you unleashed your faith? How would you answer these questions? They were brought to my mind as I read the book "Unleashed, ... Book Review: Unleashed

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/18 lepal wrote: Life is filled with many questions. The questions we bombard our minds with on an almost daily basis stem from our doubts, our fears, our pain, or from our desire to know. Max Lucado, in the book, "Max On Life, Answers and Insights to Your Most Important Questions", gives replies to some of the questions ... Book Review: Max On Life

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A Conversation with God

A Conversation with God

On 4/11 lepal wrote: What if you were granted the opportunity to ask God any question you wanted to ask? We all must deal with our "what if's" and our "why did's". Alton Gansky answers some of those "what if's" and "why did's" in his book, "A Conversation With God, (If You Could Ask God Any Question, What Would It be)?" Fifty-five ... A Conversation With God

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2 Stars

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Fasting

Fasting

On 2/19 lepal wrote: The disciples of Jesus attempted and failed to cast out a demon from a man's son. They questioned him privately as to why they failed. Jesus told them this kind of demon could only come out by prayer and fasting (Mark 9). The scribes and the Pharisees of Jesus' day questioned him about fasting (Luke ... Book Review: Fasting; The Ancient Practice Series

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4 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 1/5 lepal wrote: Fourteen words from the back cover of the book immediately caught my attention. I quote them, "These are devastating times: 1.75 billion people are desperately poor; one billion are hungry." The book is Outlive Your Life: you were made to make a difference, ISBN 978-0-8499-4668-4 (IE). The author is ... Book Review: Outlive Your Life

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Lead Like Ike

Lead Like Ike

On 9/14 lepal wrote: World War II history buffs will enjoy reading the book, Lead Like Ike, by Geoff Loftus. Lead Like Ike takes an in-depth look at the methods and planning utilized by General Dwight D. (Ike) Eisenhower while he served as the supreme allied commander of the forces of Operation Overlord.Geoff Loftus applies ... Book Review: Lead Like Ike

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Change Your Church for Good, Revised

Change Your Church for Good, Revised

On 5/31 lepal wrote: Change Your Church For Good, Revised Edition, by Brad Powell, brings to the forefront the success and the testing which will come when transitioning a church from near death to relevance. Importance in placed on not compromising the Gospel of Christ while working to change a church into one which ... Book Review: Change Your Church For Good

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Wild at Heart (Revised and Expanded)

Wild at Heart (Revised and Expanded)

On 4/29 lepal wrote: Wild at Heart, Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul, by John Eldredge, reveals the true, but hidden secret locked deep within a man's soul. The author does an outstanding job of conveying the message that God indeed created the human male to possess a wild nature. This book deals clearly with the issue ... A Book Review, Wild at Heart

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