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Little One, God Loves You

Little One, God Loves You

On 2/24 Beth R. wrote: Little One, little one, do you know?Do you know God loves you so?Little One, God Loves You by Amy Warren Hilliker is a board book, written in poetic rhyme for your wee little ones.  The text is set in poetic fashion, with beautiful illustrations of a little bunny and all the elements of his ... Little One, God Loves You by Amy Warren Hilliker

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4 Stars

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Sandcastle Kings

Sandcastle Kings

On 2/12 Beth R. wrote: Everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.  The rain cam down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.  But everyone who hears ... Sandcastle Kings: Meeting Jesus in a Spiritually Bankrupt World by Rich Wilkerson Jr.

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4 Stars

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The Word Of Promise New Testament (Audiobook)

The Word Of Promise New Testament (Audiobook)

On 11/27 Beth R. wrote: And He looked around to see her who had done this thing. But the woman, fearing and trembling, knowing what had happened to her, came and fell down before Him and told Him the whole truth. And He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has made you well. Go in peace, and be healed of your ... The Word of Promise New Testament Audio NKJV Bible

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears Storybook Bible for Little Ones

The Berenstain Bears Storybook Bible for Little Ones

On 10/10 Beth R. wrote: The Berenstain Bears Storybook Bible for Little Ones by Jan and Mike Berenstain is a cute little board book that contains stories from Genesis to the Resurrection of Jesus.Stories included are:"Creation" (Genesis 1)"Noah Builds an Ark for God"(Genesis6)"David Meets Goliath" (1 Samuel 17)…"Daniel in ... The Berenstain Bears Storybook Bible for Little Ones by Jan and Mike Berenstain

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5 Stars

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God Bless Our Fall

God Bless Our Fall

On 9/11 Beth R. wrote: "Let's cuddle up around the fire And warm our little feet.The cider's hot and hits the spot.The s'mores are gooey sweet."God Bless Our Fall is a sweet little board book for children written in poetry form. It goes through all the fun activities people often experience in the fall like the changing ... God Bless Our Fall by Hannah C. Hall Illustrated by Steve Whitlow

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5 Stars

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BATHSHEBA Bathed in Grace

BATHSHEBA Bathed in Grace

On 9/2 Beth R. wrote: "He told me that the will of God prevails in spite of the actions of his people.  His words calmed me, restoring his trust I thought I had forever lost.  'Rebekah, although we make mistakes, God does not.'"Bathsheba Bathed in Grace is a work of Biblical fiction told from a first person point ... Bathsheba Bathed in Grace: How 8 Scandalous Women Changed the World by Carol Cook

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears' Harvest Festival

The Berenstain Bears' Harvest Festival

On 8/24 Beth R. wrote: "God tells us to, 'Celebrate the Festival of Harvest with the firstfruits of the crops you sow in your field,"... Book Description:A new addition to the bestselling Berenstain Bears' Living Lights series that teaches simple Christian truths to children.In this newest addition to the Berenstain Bears ... The Berenstain Bears Harvest Festival by Mike Berenstain

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4 Stars

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The Day Is Waiting

The Day Is Waiting

On 6/21 Beth R. wrote: I requested this book because I like the scripture found in the back of the book.  It is part of one of my favorite passages of Scripture from Isaiah 55. "You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field ... The Day is Waiting by Don Freeman/ Words by Linda Zuckerman

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5 Stars

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If He Had Not Come

If He Had Not Come

On 6/6 Beth R. wrote: "If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloke for their sin."-John 15:22Five words are the premise for the children's storybook set at Christmastime, "If I had not come."In the story, a young boy named Bobby experiences what life would be like if Jesus had ... If He Had Not Come by Nan F. Weeks/ Reintroduced by David Nicholson

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5 Stars

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The First Easter Ever

The First Easter Ever

On 3/25 Beth R. wrote: "The angel moved the huge stone away from the entrance.  Jesus was gone.  He had risen from the dead. The angel sat and waited.  He knew some of Jesus’ friends were on their way to the tomb.  He wanted to tell them the good news of Jesus’ resurrection." The First Easter Ever ... The First Easter Ever Illustrations by Dennis Jones

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4 Stars

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Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary

Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary

On 11/17 Beth R. wrote: "The most courageous of the judges was Deborah, a woman who prevailed upon Barak to attack the mighty army of the Cananites (4:1-5:31)-excerpt from the section on "Judges", page 644 in Nelson's Illustrated Bible DictionaryI was really excited when I saw this dictionary as one of my choices ... Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary-Book Review

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5 Stars

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Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

On 10/9 Beth R. wrote: "Seems to me that bein' a cowboy is mostly about heart." Uncle Clint says.  "And your heart knew one of the most important cowboy rules.""Which rule is that?""Forgive your enemies.  It messes up their heads."-excerpt from Conrad and the Cowgirl Next DoorBased on Matthew 5:43-47, author Denette ... Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door by Denette Fretz Illustrated by Gene Barretta

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4 Stars

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Jesus

Jesus

On 9/19 Beth R. wrote: He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?"  Simon Peter answered, "You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God."- Matthew 16:15-16I love the heart of this author in proclaiming the Gospel message.  That is the thread that runs throughout the Get to Know series by author Nancy I Sanders.  ... Get to Know Jesus by Nancy I Sanders

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5 Stars

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King David

King David

On 8/11 Beth R. wrote: And David said, "The Lord saved me from the paw of the lion. He saved me from the paw of the bear. And he'll save me from the powerful hand of this Philistine too." -(1 Samuel 17:37, NIrV and excerpt from Get to Know King David)Recently I had the opportunity to review Get to Know Mary, one of the ... Get to Know King David by Nancy I. Sanders

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5 Stars

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Mary

Mary

On 7/21 Beth R. wrote: "Mary and Joseph's house probably didn't have much furniture.  In Bible times, people slept on mats.  Mary, Joseph, Jesus, and the other children probably slept side by side on their mats.  Then they rolled them up in the morning and stacked the mats next to a wall."-Excerpt from the chapter ... Get to Know Mary by Nancy I. Sanders

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4 Stars

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The Christmas Candle

The Christmas Candle

On 12/4 Beth R. wrote: "The candle maker gave the rector extra candles for the Advent service but kept the angel-touched candle in his coat pocket.  He started to mention the visitation to the reverend but stopped short.  He won't believe me."Ahhh....what a lovely book.  I started reading Christmas literature ... The Christmas Candle by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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NIV Homeschool Mom's Bible

NIV Homeschool Mom's Bible

On 10/25 Beth R. wrote:  "Have you been weighing the pros and cons of homeschooling and trying to decide what to do this year for your children's education?  Although the idea of schooling your children at home seems like a daunting task, you can successfully teach them.  Planning schedules, purchasing curriculum ... Homeschool Mom's Bible

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4 Stars

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When Your Parent Becomes Your Child

When Your Parent Becomes Your Child

On 12/26 Beth R. wrote:  "Each evening, as the music moved from upbeat, joyful jubilation to a slower, more deliberate worshipful mood, I watched Mom out of the corner of my eye.  Slowly, almost imperceptibly at first, she tilted her head back, closed her eyes, and raised her hands above her head as expressions of ... When Your Parent Becomes Your Child by Ken Abraham

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4 Stars

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52 Little Lessons from It's a Wonderful Life

52 Little Lessons from It's a Wonderful Life

On 11/25 Beth R. wrote:  "Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives, and when he isn't around he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he?"-Clarence in "It's a Wonderful Life" As I began writing my review, I kept finding myself reviewing the movie.  That is kind of what 52 Little Lessons from It's ... 52 Little Lessons from It's a Wonderful Life by Bob Welch

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4 Stars

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This Scarlet Cord

This Scarlet Cord

On 7/27 Beth R. wrote: "I think He has a plan for you, Rahab.  He put you into the hands of the slavers and He put you into the hands of someone who could teach you the truth about Him.  Now He has saved you from the dissolute rites of a false god.  You are important to Him, Rahab.  You must just wait and ... This Scarlet Cord

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3 Stars

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Fresh-Brewed Life

Fresh-Brewed Life

On 4/29 Beth R. wrote: “And his love pouring over the grounds of our lives wakes us up to a more flavorful, meaningful, rewarding life than we ever could have imagined.”(excerpt from Chapter 1, Fresh Brewed Life)This is not a book you can read quickly.  It is meant to be read slowly and on purpose, which is what I ... Fresh Brewed Life by Nicole Johnson

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5 Stars

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Night Night Blessings

Night Night Blessings

On 9/30 Beth R. wrote: Night Night Blessings, written by Amy Parker and illustrated Marijan Ramljak, is the newest book in our family’s board book collection. Written in poetic form, the book demonstrates thanksgiving for all of God’s blessings from a child’s perspective. Starting with awakening in the morning and ... Night Night Blessings by Amy Parker

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4 Stars

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100 Devotions, 100 Bible Songs

100 Devotions, 100 Bible Songs

On 9/5 Beth R. wrote: Do you have a child in your life that you long to share God’s Word with, but need a little guidance as where to start? 100 Read & Sing Devotions is a great book to get you started. Per the title, the book contains 100 devotionals, each one including a song, written devotional, scripture, and a prayer. ... 100 Devotions 100 Bible Songs by Stephen Elkins

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4 Stars

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The Blessing

The Blessing

On 8/16 Beth R. wrote: “This book can put into words what you missed as a child as well as provide practical, hands-on ways of communicating unconditional love and acceptance to your children and loved ones.” -Excerpt, pg. 5, The Blessing: Giving the Gift of Unconditional Love and AcceptanceI am a parent. I want to be ... The Blessing: Giving the Gift of Unconditional Love and Acceptance by John Trent, PH.D. and Gary Smalley

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4 Stars

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A Reluctant Queen

A Reluctant Queen

On 6/14 Beth R. wrote: "...The business of the court was not the business of women, and that was that. Yet Mordecai believed that it was the will of God that had made her Persia's queen. In the deepest part of her own soul, Esther wondered if her uncle was indeed right. There was no other way she could find to account for ... A Reluctant Queen: The Love Story of Esther by Joan Wolf

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4 Stars

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Put Your Dream to the Test

Put Your Dream to the Test

On 5/16 Beth R. wrote: Often people do not know where to begin in achieving their dreams. They might feel incapacitated by low self-esteem or just inability to get a sense of direction. Put Your Dream to the Test by author John Maxwell will give such a person some practical ways to get going. This book is filled with stories ... Put Your Dream to the Test: 10 Questions to Help You See It and Seize It by John Maxwell

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4 Stars

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Daddy Dates

Daddy Dates

On 4/29 Beth R. wrote: Wow! What a concept! In his first book, Daddy Dates, author Greg Wright shares his perspective on how to connect with the most important people in your life, besides your spouse, your children! Faced with the task of raising four daughters, Wright shares a portion of his journey in connecting with ... Daddy Dates: Four Daughters, One Clueless Dad, and His Quest to Win Their Hearts

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4 Stars

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Regret Free Parenting

Regret Free Parenting

On 3/15 Beth R. wrote: Regret Free Parenting: Raise Good Kids and Know You're Doing it Right ,by author Catherine Hickem,LCSW, is a solid book that will give you additional insight to become the parent God created you to be. Mrs. Hickem has years of experience interacting with parents and children through such roles as a ... Regret Free Parenting: Raise Good Kids and Know Your're Doing it Right

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4 Stars

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Read and Share: The Ultimate DVD Bible - Volume 2

Read and Share: The Ultimate DVD Bible - Volume 2

On 2/2 Beth R. wrote: The Ultimate DVD Read and Share Bible, Volume Two is an excellent resource for parents of small children. Based upon the International Children’s Bible, the Read and Share Bible is paraphrased in such a way that children can understand and will be engaged. Included in this children’s Bible are ... The Ultimate DVD Read and Share Bible, Volume Two

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4 Stars

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Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

On 1/15 Beth R. wrote: The stories of missionaries on the field have always been of great interest to me. Anytime a missionary ever came to a church I was attending, I was on the edge of my seat. Voice of the Faithful, Book 2, compiled by Kim P. Davis, and created by Beth Moore, is a devotional full of these stories. Created ... Voices of the Faithful, Book 2

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3 Stars

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Precious Moments Storybook Bible

Precious Moments Storybook Bible

On 12/27 Beth R. wrote: Precious Moments Storybook Bible(Stories retold from the International Children’s Bible)I am always on the lookout for ways to help me in my endeavors to teach my children the Word of God. The Precious Moments Storybook Bible is going to be a tool in my toolbox to do just that. Published by Thomas ... Book Review: Precious Moments Storybook Bible

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4 Stars

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