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Nearing Home

Nearing Home

On 11/9 Barbara Davis wrote: I received my book, Nearing Home; Life, Faith, and Finishing Well by Billy Graham a few days ago and I have been absolutely absorbed by this great man’s testimony, and depth of spiritual wisdom. Rev. Graham has lived on a higher plain than most of us and imparts, in his new and possibly his last book, ... A living example of Christian devotion

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5 Stars

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Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

On 11/9 Barbara Davis wrote: I first bought the CD version of Heaven Is For Real by Todd Burpo, so I could listen while I drove in my car. After listening to it, I agreed to do a review of the hardcover edition. Young Colton’s story is so real and so innocent that one cannot help but be inspired by it. It is about his experience ... I have both CD and book

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Why Men Hate Going to Church

Why Men Hate Going to Church

On 10/14 Barbara Davis wrote: Why is it when we look around us in many churches, we see women, children, and elderly persons, for the most part? Since I have wondered this, myself, many times, it is good to see someone make an attempt at answering the puzzle. David Murrow in “Why Men Hate Going to Church” asks this important ... food for thought

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Night Night Blessings

Night Night Blessings

On 10/2 Barbara Davis wrote: Night Night Blessings by Amy Parker, illustrated by Marijan Ramljak, is a delightful and colorful board book for little ones to have read to them as they go to sleep at night. It helps children realize and understand that God has provided blessing for them throughout their day; that God is loving, giving, ... a sweet way to go to sleep

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Right From the Heart

Right From the Heart

On 9/9 Barbara Davis wrote: Right From the Heart is a book written for busy people who have limited time to devote to daily reading of the Scriptures, etc. It can be read in small inspirational doses and would be appreciated by both men and women alike. It helps the reader focus on the word of God and how it applies to life today. ... Very Inspirational

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 6/30 Barbara Davis wrote: Billy Graham In Quotes by Franklin Graham and Donna Lee Toney is a large compilation of quotes by one of America's greatest and most loved evangelist. Rev. Billy Graham is known worldwide for his great biblical wisdom and eloquent speaking abilities. Personally, I have watched his evangelical crusades ... Wisdom from a giant

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The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

On 6/7 Barbara Davis wrote: The Waiting Place is a book for everyone-- we can all identify with it. The problem starts in childhood-we can't wait to be a teenager; can`t wait to date. Afterward, we can wait to get out of school or can't wait to get married. We can't wait to get a good job; can't wait until we have children; wait ... can't wait

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Washington

Washington

On 5/24 Barbara Davis wrote: Once the most popular man in America, General Washington was great in many ways-- “Father of Our Country”; a statesman, a hero and a gentleman. Serving for many years in the service of his country, he was a man of courage and principle. He was a man that went far above and beyond what would be required ... a beloved hero

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach

On 4/27 Barbara Davis wrote: Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall (part of the Christian Encounter series) is a highly inspirational book that goes into the life of one of the greatest composers in history. It gives us a peek inside his life, faith, and musical genius--showing us how his faith and music were absolutely interconnected. ... a bit of history

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4 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/13 Barbara Davis wrote: Best selling author Andy Andrews has written another hit novel. The Final Summit finds 74 year old David Ponder in a personal crisis after losing his beloved wife; remembering her is almost too much to contain. But just when he, seemingly, can't go any further, divine intervention shows him that he must ... Inspirational

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God's Wisdom for Mothers

God's Wisdom for Mothers

On 3/16 Barbara Davis wrote: God’s Wisdom for Mothers is a beautiful edition that would be a lovely gift for a mother on Mother’s Day. Let’s start at the first page, which has a ‘to’ and ‘from’ space. From here we go on to a rather large Table of Contents section; included are God’s Wisdom; The Crown of an Excellent ... Mother's Day Gift

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The Jesus Inquest

The Jesus Inquest

On 3/9 Barbara Davis wrote: This extraordinary book takes us through medical evidence, Jewish burial practices, ancient artifacts, gospel history, and biblical criticism. The author who is a practicing trail attorney looks at both sides in his attempt to uncover the real Jesus. Was he the much awaited Christ or a celebrated teacher ... compelling work

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Lies the Government Told You

Lies the Government Told You

On 1/14 Barbara Davis wrote: I found the book to be an interesting take on the relationship between government and citizens. Having said that, I did take exception with Judge Napolitano's gratuitous criticism of the constitution when he stated "many Americans, including the Founding Fathers, recognized that it was wrong, in a way, ... all in all a great read

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4 Stars

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The American Patriot's Almanac

The American Patriot's Almanac

On 11/8 Barbara Davis wrote: The American Patriot’s Almanac (Daily readings on America), a national bestseller which has now been revised, updated, and expanded, offers the reader 365 days of historic facts and inspiration. The book is packed with Americana which includes: Twelve Great Reasons to Love a Great Country; Flags of ... Perfect Tool For The History Buff

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I Lift Up My Soul

I Lift Up My Soul

On 10/26 Barbara Davis wrote: Beloved pastor Charles Stanley has been preaching the Word for over forty years, many of which my family and I have watched on television. He is one of the most well known and respected ministers of our time. In this new devotional, Dr. Stanley, leads us through 365 days of devotional praise and fellowship ... Filled With Encouragement

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The King and Dr. Nick

The King and Dr. Nick

On 10/19 Barbara Davis wrote: I'm not going to write a long, in-depth overview of this book, since this has been done by other readers and there is also a book description at the top of the page. I will say that this account of Dr. Nick and Elvis seems to be very believable. It starts with recounting the death of Elvis and takes ... Well Done

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4 Stars

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Jack Daniel's Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook, Volume 1

Jack Daniel's Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook, Volume 1

On 11/30 Barbara Davis wrote: The Jack Daniel’s Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook by Lynne Tolley and Pat Mitchamore is not only a cookbook, but a trip down memory lane, as well. As a native Tennessean, I enjoyed reading about the old fashioned ways of my forefathers, much of which I remember as a child. Pastimes like spinning good-natured ... Takes Me Back Home

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The Power of Respect

The Power of Respect

On 10/20 Barbara Davis wrote: The Power of Respect (Benefit from the Most Forgotten Element of Success) by Deborah Norville is a breath of fresh air in an era of rudeness, violence, uncertainty, fear, selfishness, and low self-respect. What would it take to get society back on tract? Ms. Norville has made a valiant attempt in this ... Just The Book We Need

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Beautiful Mess

Beautiful Mess

On 9/28 Barbara Davis wrote: For over two decades, the formidable Diamond Rio has thrilled music fans by turning out hit after hit singles, like Meet Me In The Middle; Norma Jean Riley; Love a Little Stronger; Walkin’ Away; That’s What I Get For Loving You; Imagine That; Unbelievable; One More Day; and Beautiful Mess. I’ve ... A Beautiful Group

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Let Go

Let Go

On 9/10 Barbara Davis wrote: Author Sheila Walsh heard a voice from within, one like she had not heard before. It said, “I will deliver you.” Ms. Walsh begins to ask the question, “What does it mean to be delivered.” In her new book, Let Go, Live Free of the Burdens All Women Know, she attempts with great success, I might ... Free From Burdens

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Barbara Davis wrote: Most of us have some fear in our lives, especially in today's volatile world. There's the chance we'll lose our job, our house, our livelihood, even our family. Fear is always with us, it's the name of the game: LIFE. Max Lucado reminds us in his new book, Fearless, that where there is fear, there ... A Great Book

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The Jesus Book

The Jesus Book

On 8/13 Barbara Davis wrote: My Review: The Jesus Book is the perfect book for explaining the story of Jesus to ages 4 years and older. It begins with the Old Testament prophets foretelling His coming, goes on to tell his birth history, what he did in his lifetime, the purpose of His birth, how we can have eternal life, and maps ... Excellent Intoduction to Jesus

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Read and Share Toddler Bible

Read and Share Toddler Bible

On 8/3 Barbara Davis wrote: This beautiful hardcover Bible storybook for infants and toddlers is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the Bible. It includes 40 Bible stories, colorful illustrations on every page, and a 60 minute DVD. I am giving it as a gift to all of my grandchildren and expect they will love the stories ... Wonderful Way To Start Children Out

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100 Bible Stories, 100 Bible Songs

100 Bible Stories, 100 Bible Songs

On 7/14 Barbara Davis wrote: This book of bible stories plus a bible song to go along with each one, is going to be a great hit with our large family. I am so impressed with it, that I am planning on giving it as gifts to my grandchildren. The book is filled with bright, colorful pictures on each page and comes with 2 high quality ... A Wonderful Devotional for Children

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It Happened In Italy

It Happened In Italy

On 6/10 Barbara Davis wrote: When I think of the Holocaust, I think of torture and death, Dachau and Auschwitz. Having been born near the end of World War II, I have heard of the horrible Nazi labor camps; the separation of families; the beatings; the starvation; the genocide of millions of Jewish people. But I had not heard of ... A Must Read

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She Still Calls Me Daddy

She Still Calls Me Daddy

On 5/25 Barbara Davis wrote: If you have ever been the father (actually it doesn't matter whether you are a father or mother), you know how difficult it is to anticipate your daughter growing up and leaving the immediate family unit. It is even more difficult when the time finally arrives for her to walk down the isle and take ... Excellent

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The American Patriot's Bible

The American Patriot's Bible

On 5/13 Barbara Davis wrote: I've been a collector of various versions of the Bible for many years and have over two dozen which I use for devotional reading, study, and leadership purposes. A few days ago, I received a copy of The American Patriot's Bible. Wow, did I get a pleasant surprise! What a beautiful book. What an incredible ... A Treasure Trove of Inspiration

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