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10 Christians Everyone Should Know

10 Christians Everyone Should Know

On 8/14 AAP wrote: D.L. Moody declared: “A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have” (Dwight L. Moody). And in “10 Christians Everyone Should Know: Lives of the Faithful and What They Mean to You” the reader ... Ten Professed Christians: Biographies

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Fully Alive

Fully Alive

On 8/14 AAP wrote: "The enjoyment of [God] is our highest happiness, and is the only happiness with which our souls can be satisfied. To go to Heaven, fully to enjoy God, is infinitely better than the most pleasant accommodations here. Fathers and mothers, husbands, wives, or children, or the company of earthly friends, ... Fullness and Joy Found in God

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Call of A Coward

Call of A Coward

On 7/31 AAP wrote: Call of a CowardMany learn the hard way that when you vow to follow hard after God you will follow Him wherever He takes you –and that can be not only an adventure, but a difficult challenge (with a huge reward). And herein the reader finds a man who returns from a missionary trip and compels his wife ... Called by God: a Review

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One Big Thing

One Big Thing

On 7/13 AAP wrote: "A flaw of almost all people," Henry Ford once said, "is trying to do too many things at once. That scatters effort and destroys direction. It makes for haste, and haste makes waste. So we do things all the wrong ways possible before we come to the right one. Then we think it is the best way because ... Aim and Focus on the Big Thing

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Surfing for God

Surfing for God

On 7/9 AAP wrote: “Love comforts like sunshine after rain, But lust's effect is tempest after sun; Love's gentle spring doth always fresh remain, Lust's winter comes ere summer half be done; Love surfeit's not, Lust like a glutton dies, Love is all truth, Lust full,” so mused William Shakespeare. And the rising of ... Overcoming Lust and Porn

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Jackson

Jackson

On 6/26 AAP wrote: In Jackson: The Iron-Willed Commander the reader discovers a lively history of Andrew Jackson-- the first president who seemed to be of common stock and culture. Since his family was poor and he made his own way, He was chosen by many of the people who hadn’t voted in the past. Due to his military ... Andrew Jackson: The Iron-Willed Commander who Rose to the Presidency

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Love Does

Love Does

On 6/25 AAP wrote: Bob Goff (Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Restore International) presents an interesting and very readable volume in “Love Does.” Love isn’t just a feeling, and it’s more than just words, it’s about change and caring – and this little book will help rise up a real sense of purposed ... Love Seeks and Love Cares

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3 Stars

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The Truth About Grace

The Truth About Grace

On 4/20 AAP wrote: Most Christians understand that because Christ died on the cross, their sins are forgiven and rinsed away. This is the negative aspect of justification. By grace through the Cross something is subtracted, namely, our sins. The positive aspect of justification is usually overlooked by the average modern ... MacArthur's The Truth about Grace

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Father Hunger

Father Hunger

On 4/19 AAP wrote: From the years 1960 to 1990, the proportion of children living away from their biological father had doubled, from about 20% to almost 40%. It appears that today close to 50% of American youngsters live apart from their genetic father (Popenoe). Fatherless kids are now a major problem socially, culturally, ... Father Hunger: a Brief Review

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The Truth About the Lordship of Christ

The Truth About the Lordship of Christ

On 4/17 AAP wrote: Jonathan Edwards said: “God’s existence is essential for the discovery of truth because He is the springhead for truth.” And in The Truth About Lordship pastor John MacArthur discusses one of the essential characteristics of a Christian: loathing one’s sin and embracing God’s forgiveness found ... The Truth Found in the Lordship of Christ

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Empty Promises

Empty Promises

On 4/9 AAP wrote: Empty promises are empty and feeble theology is feeble. Life is a journey and it is best lived within a robust theological worldview centered on God. There are certain things your soul longs for on this journey and including seeker sensitive messages that often seem more closely related to TV commercials ... Idols and Empty Promises

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Miraculous Movements

Miraculous Movements

On 4/7 AAP wrote: "Indeed, Pentecostalism ... from ... 1906, Pentecostalism grew to some 12 million adherents by 1970, and now incorporates some 600 million worldwide in its various expressions, a fourth of all Christendom. David Barrett's monumental "World Christian Encyclopedia" states that in 1900, only seven-tenths ... Miraculous Movements

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1,000 Days

1,000 Days

On 4/6 AAP wrote: 1000 Days: The Ministry of Christreview by Mike RobinsonThe Bible says that “No one has ascended to Heaven but He who came down from Heaven, that is, the Son of Man who is in Heaven “(John 3:13). Jesus Christ stepped out of the celestial beauty of Paradise into a sinful and dark world and around ... Short Review: 1000 Days The Ministry of Christ by Jonathan Falwell

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By Faith, Not By Sight

By Faith, Not By Sight

On 3/31 AAP wrote: By Faith, Not By Sight: (Hardcover)A man went to a citrus grove where a water pump had been damaged. The season was unusually dry and some of the trees were beginning to die from the absence of water. Then the grower took the guy to his own orchard where irrigation was used sparingly. "These trees could ... Book Overview: By Faith, Not By Sight: The Inspirational Story of a Blind Prodigy, a Life-Threatening Illness, and an Unexpected Gift

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I Love You to God and Back

I Love You to God and Back

On 3/26 AAP wrote: A man took his young son with him to run some errands. When it was time for lunch, the two went to a restaurant for a sandwich. The father sat down on one of the stools at the counter and placed the young the boy up to the seat beside him. They ordered lunch, and when the waiter brought the food, the ... I Love You to God and Back A Mother and Child Can Find Faith and Love Through Bedtime Prayers: a Review

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A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

On 3/24 AAP wrote: Jonathan Edwards rightly declared: “There is no one thing whatsoever more plain and manifest, and more demonstrable, than the being of God. It is manifest in ourselves, in our bodies and souls, and in everything about us wherever we turn our eye, whether to heaven, or to the earth, the air, or the ... Neo-Atheism Rationally Disassembled

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Then Sings My Soul Book 3

Then Sings My Soul Book 3

On 3/23 AAP wrote: The Bible says to “Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord (Ephesians 5:19) and herein one learns the heart-felt background of many of the most important Christian hymns in history. This stirring book “Then Sings My Soul” by Robert ... The Origins and Wonder of Hymns

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The Coming Revolution

The Coming Revolution

On 1/13 AAP wrote: By God's providential hand, sundry events helped ignite the American Revolution in the cause for freedom. Patrick Henry, a devoted Christian and a lover of liberty, often had tracts printed to give to others concerning liberty and the Christian faith. One time, Henry saw a Baptist pastor tied to a flogging ... Igniting a New Revolution

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Moments of Truth

Moments of Truth

On 1/12 AAP wrote: "Daddy, do you love Jesus?" asked little Katy of her dad, who did not care for anything religious. "Jesus is dead, my dear, long, long ago. He was crucified, and that was the end." She responded: "But Jesus rose again, and did what no other man could do. And if Jesus was not living now, we could ... Moments of Truth: Unleashing God's Word One Day at a Time by John MacArthur

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La oportunidad perdida

La oportunidad perdida

On 12/21 AAP wrote: La Oportunidad Perdida: Inspiradora Andrews: “Dios te amo.” La Biblia le ayuda a descubrir lo que debería ser metas de su vida ya que te darespuestas practico. Si eso es lo que deseo, este libro es para usted y su familia. Practico, centrado en la Biblia, inspiradora y útil para todas las edades. ... La Oportunidad Perdida: Inspiradora

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Going Deep

Going Deep

On 11/26 AAP wrote: Fritz Kreisler, renowned violinist, became wealthy due to his superb music gift, but he generously gave a lot of it away. One day he discovered a wonderful violin on one of his excursions, he wasn't able to buy it. Then, having raised enough money to pay the asking price, he returned to the seller to ... Spiritual Depth Results in Influence

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Healing Is a Choice

Healing Is a Choice

On 11/23 AAP wrote: This volume, by bestselling author Stephen Arterburn, asks the question: Do you want to be healed physically, emotionally, and spiritually? If you do, the answer is God and for the believer to seek the Lord and the wellness He provides. Within this readable volume one discovers: * 10 decisions that ... Wholeness from the Hand of God

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Heaven Is For Real DVD-Based Conversation Kit

Heaven Is For Real DVD-Based Conversation Kit

On 11/15 AAP wrote: I'll let the reader know at the start regarding near Death Experiences (NDE) or Post Death Experiences (PDE): I am a disbeliever. Nonetheless, "Heaven is for Real" tracks the life of a family including Colton, a 4-year old boy, and his father Todd (a minister). Colton gets ill and needs emergency surgery ... A Boy's Trip to Heaven

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America: The Last Best Hope (Volume III)

America: The Last Best Hope (Volume III)

On 11/10 AAP wrote: "Everything continues in a state of rest unless it is compelled to change by forces impressed upon it," noted Issac Newton. And in "America: The Last Best Hope Volume III" by William Bennett you will read about the incredible change America's very recent history. Change, Change, and more change, faster ... An Enjoyable Read Concerning America's Recent History

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Nearing Home

Nearing Home

On 11/7 AAP wrote: When Billy Graham was driving through a small municipality, he was stopped by a police officer and he received a ticket for going over the speed limit. Graham appeared in court. The judge asked, "Do you plead, Guilty, or not guilty?" Reverend Graham pleaded guilty. The judge responded, "That will be ... Billy Graham: How to Effectively Face Important Transitions

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The Grace Effect

The Grace Effect

On 11/1 AAP wrote: "Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it's been found difficult and not tried," quipped G.K. Chesterton. And in "The Grace Effect: How the Power of One Life Can Reverse the Corruption of Unbelief" Larry Taunton movingly articulates how God's impacting grace and truth can be utilized in ... The Impact of Great Grace

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Why Men Hate Going to Church

Why Men Hate Going to Church

On 10/24 AAP wrote: One man challenged another to a full-day wood chopping competition. The challenger worked really hard, stopping only for a brief lunch break. The other guy had a restful lunch and took several breaks during the day. At the end of the day, the challenger was surprised and annoyed to find that the other ... Many Men Hate going to Church: the Research & some Solutions

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The Encounter

The Encounter

On 10/20 AAP wrote: In "The Encounter: Sometimes God Has to Intervene" by Steve Arterburn one finds a fascinating work of Christian literature. Composed as a spiritual parable this volume will entertain, instruct, and delight the reader. The journey of Jonthan Rush describes and depicts the believer's life and struggles. ... Encountering Truth and Mercy: A Story of a Journey

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Stuck DVD-Based Study

Stuck DVD-Based Study

On 10/18 AAP wrote: The Bible reveals that Elizabeth was the barren cousin of Mary in the story of the nativity. Additionally, Elizabeth, like her husband, was righteous before God and she lived "blamelessly according to all the commandments and laws of God" (Luke 1). So Elizabeth was a devout and righteous woman. Being ... Getting Unstuck to Live for God

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky

On 10/14 AAP wrote: "We're always thinking of eternity as an idea that cannot be understood, something immense. But why must it be? What if, instead of all this, you suddenly find just a little room there, something like a village bath-house, grimy, and spiders in every corner, and that's all eternity is. Sometimes, you ... Fyodor Dostoevsky Biography in a Unique Form

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A Year with Jesus

A Year with Jesus

On 10/11 AAP wrote: Jesus said: “I am the true vine … You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you. Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. If you ... The Daily Words of Jesus Bring Real Change

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Sherman

Sherman

On 10/9 AAP wrote: William Tecumseh Sherman was equally military genius and outstanding leader in the War Between the States. And in “Sherman: The Ruthless Victor” Agostino von Hassell and Ed Breslin reveal the steel and brilliance of Sherman’s career as the reader learns many essential lessons which apply to the ... Sherman for Non-Historians

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The Book of Man

The Book of Man

On 10/3 AAP wrote: The Book of Man by William BennettReview by Mike RobinsonConservative leader William Bennett employs anecdotes, essays, historical illustrations, and current outlines in order to teach the reader what it is to be a real man. Forming a man from a boy is more difficult now than ever; numerous men live ... The Book of Man: a Review

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Has God Spoken?

Has God Spoken?

On 9/29 AAP wrote: Many anti-theists argue that the Bible is full of errors and was changed as well as corrupted over time. Therefore, it cannot be completely trusted. In their sweeping charges, they conclude that the gospel writers made many mistakes. Their lack of understanding concerning first century Jewish literature ... Has God Spoken by Hank Hanegraaff: Book Review

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The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook

The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook

On 9/26 AAP wrote: Long before anyone heard of Zombies, literature had stories of vampires that were passed on from generation to generation by dark writers. The best qualities a vampire could possess were a crypto-humanity, speech, rationality, romance-it-with-a-beauty disclosure, and an immortal life devoid of a soul. ... Real Zombies Must Die

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The Grace of God (Trade Paper)

The Grace of God (Trade Paper)

On 9/20 AAP wrote: Some have rightly said: "Justice is receiving what one deserves. Mercy is not receiving what one deserves. And Grace is receiving what one does not deserve." And in "The Grace of God" Andy Stanley delivers an inspiring message that serves as a contemporary in-depth study for all those who are discouraged ... The Amazing and Accepting Grace of God

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One Call Away

One Call Away

On 9/3 AAP wrote: As Alexander the Great was commencing his invasion of Asia, he looked into the finances of his troops. To ensure that they would not be anxious over the welfare of their families during their absence, he distributed land and revenues among them. When he had given the families all the royal resources, ... A Call Away: Hope Always Arrives

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Our Last Great Hope

Our Last Great Hope

On 8/23 AAP wrote: Our Last Great Hope: Awakening the Great Commission review by Mike Robinson The Hope: Jesus and His WordJesus loved people more than anyone in history, and He spoke on hell more than any person in the Bible; additionally He confronted people with the truth even if the truth was unpleasant and tough (see ... "Our Last Great Hope: Awakening the Great Commission" Review

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Surprised by Oxford

Surprised by Oxford

On 8/10 AAP wrote: Perhaps C.S. Lewis (no stooge at describing matters of faith and reason) nailed it when he observed: "Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil" (Lewis was a Christian apologist and spent most of his adult life in Oxford as an educator). You don't need ... Surprised by Truth

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