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"Big Red" Holy Bible - Contemporary 3-D Art

On 4/17 jewelknits wrote: This full version of both the Old and New Testaments has been translated in a clear prose that children can easily understand. Some of the features: * Children's dictionary/index, with more than 200 entries, explains difficult words and phrases * Simplified footnotes explain Bible name, customs, ... "Big Red" Holy Bible (The Translation Children Can Read and Understand) ICB - BOOK REVIEW

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5 Stars

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The Nativity Collection

The Nativity Collection

On 11/21 jewelknits wrote: This is a wonderful book. Gorgeously bound with thick pages and lavish illustrations and photographs, it is perfect as a gift AND to buy for yourself and keep year after year. You could even make a Christmas tradition of reading one story a night together in the week leading up to Christmas (that's ... The Nativity Collection - Holiday Gift Guide - BOOK REVIEW

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4 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 9/16 jewelknits wrote: Some books just make you happy that you know how to read - this is one of them. From the opening paragraph: ***Until Miss Debbie, I'd never spoke to no white woman before. Just answered a few questions, maybe-it wadn't really speakin. And to me, even that was mighty risky since the last time I was ... Same Kind of Different As Me - Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent - BOOK REVIEW

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5 Stars

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Jesus Manifesto

Jesus Manifesto

On 6/27 jewelknits wrote: I tried, I really did. For over three weeks. Almost every page I managed to get through had a statement or two or three that clashed so resoundingly with my own belief system that I couldn't even push myself to get through it. While there is nothing implicitly wrong in stating that Jesus should be ... Jesus Manifesto by Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola - BOOK REVIEW

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2 Stars

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Read and Share: The Jesus Series, Life and Miracles

Read and Share: The Jesus Series, Life and Miracles

On 6/14 jewelknits wrote: My Big Bebe Girl Jasmine is feeling a call to youth ministry, so whenever I come across something that I feel would be useful to her in that calling, or even useful to her in teaching her young children more about the Bible, I am always interested in it. The other day, I had some of the grandbebes and ... Read and Share: The Jesus Series, Life and Miracles (DVD REVIEW)

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2 Stars

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The Heart Mender

The Heart Mender

On 5/11 jewelknits wrote: Have you ever turned the last page of a book, closed it, and quietly said, "Wow..."? In "The Heart Mender", the author is digging up the stump of a wax myrtle tree and finds a metal can filled with Nazi relics - buttons, a medal, a ring, a badge, and 3 pictures - one of which is an image of Adolf Hitler ... The Heart Mender by Andy Andrews (Book Review and Giveaway)

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4 Stars

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