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J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien

On 8/11 Sheldon Clowdus wrote: The Christian Encounters series from Thomas Nelson Publishers is a series of biographies  that, according to them, is intended to "highlight important lives from all ages and areas of the Church."  One purpose is to show how the faith of those being written about impacted their lives. Having ... Christian Encounters: J.R.R. Tolkien Book Review

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4 Stars

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Rejoice (CD)

Rejoice (CD)

On 5/26 Sheldon Clowdus wrote: I received the Women of Faith Worship CD entitled Rejoice from BookSneeze to review.  I put it into my computer and sure enough, it was a CD of worship music. Some of the songs are original and some of the songs are covers of popular worship songs such as Glory to God.  I enjoyed the CD and ... Rejoice - Worship CD Review

Sheldon's Rating:

3 Stars

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Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

On 4/26 Sheldon Clowdus wrote: The concept for this book is really quite simple: provide the answer to the question "Where is that in the Bible?" for the words and ideas found in scripture.  You want to know where the Bible speaks about hypocrisy?  Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index will tell you.  What about where ... Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index Review

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4 Stars

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Slave

Slave

On 12/15 Sheldon Clowdus wrote: MacArthurs's latest book, Slave, begins with the question "What does it mean to be a Christian?"  MacArthur contends that some of the confusion over what an authentic Christian is stems from an unfortunate mistranslation of the Greek word doulos.  Doulos always means slave in the Greek, yet ... Slave by John MacArthur

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4 Stars

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The Gospel According to Jesus

The Gospel According to Jesus

On 11/11 Sheldon Clowdus wrote: I finished reading Chris Seay's book "The Gospel According to Jesus: A Faith that Restores All Things" a couple of weeks ago.  I waited to post this review because I wanted time to think through the main thoughts Seay presents before attempting to write about them. "The Gospel According to Jesus" ... "Gospel According to Jesus" by Chris Seay

Sheldon's Rating:

2 Stars

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Captured by Grace (Trade Paper)

Captured by Grace (Trade Paper)

On 9/22 Sheldon Clowdus wrote: The concept behind this book is to show how no one is beyond the reach of a loving God.  Dr. Jeremiah use the stories of Saul of Tarsus and John Newton among others to demonstrate this.  I will be honest....I had a really hard time getting into this book.  I don't know if it is Dr. Jeremiah's ... Captured by Grace Review

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3 Stars

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Jesus Manifesto

Jesus Manifesto

On 6/1 Sheldon Clowdus wrote: The subtitle of this book is "Restoring the supremacy and sovereignty of Jesus Christ".  As a pastor, that tagline resonates with me in a very significant way.  People need to realize and understand that the gospel and the Christian life is not about the things God can give us or do for us. ... Book Review: The Jesus Manifesto by Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola

Sheldon's Rating:

5 Stars

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