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Today's Moment of Truth

Today's Moment of Truth

On 10/17 Grace and Grit wrote: Today’s Moment of Truth: Devotions to Deepen Your Faith In Christ This devotional book contains 180 entries to explore many spiritual topics of faith, controversy, and curiosity. The 2 co-authors, atheist turned Christian Lee Strobel and Mark Mittelberg are both authors of multiple books and have been ... Thought Provoking Devotional

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Weapons of Spiritual Warfare

Weapons of Spiritual Warfare

On 7/22 Grace and Grit wrote: Weapons of Spiritual Warfare by Coni Eavenson is formatted to be an 8 week Bible Study that is divided into 5 days of topical study each week. The Bible Study offers an in depth discussion and exploration of Ephesians 6:10-18. In these verses Paul talks about spiritual warfare and putting on “the whole ... Bible Study on Spiritual Warfare

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One More Heartbeat

One More Heartbeat

On 5/2 Grace and Grit wrote: In the book, One More Heartbeat, Carolyn Carter declares her purpose for recording her life events in a book. She sees God working as the author of a story to be shared: ” He has been writing the chapters of my life in a way that He knew someday would become the events and miracles shared with others ... A Testimony of Faith and Prayer

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The James Code

The James Code

On 2/7 Grace and Grit wrote: The James Code by O. S. Hawkins is a devotional gem. He provides 52 Scripture Principles for Putting Your Faith Into Action, which can be read as a weekly devotional. At the end of each section is a Just Do It application or challenge to put the principles learned into action. The Book Of James is becoming ... A Devotional Gem

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NIV Bible for Teen Girls: Growing in Faith, Hope, and Love

NIV Bible for Teen Girls: Growing in Faith, Hope, and Love

On 11/16 Grace and Grit wrote: This Bible is a hardcover book with a beautiful trendy cover. The pages also boast contrasting feminine colors of black print with hot pink captions. The translation is New International Version which is a version that is easy for even young teenage girls to read and understand. Each Book of the Bible ... The NIV Bible for Teen Girls is a true delight!

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What Keeps You Up at Night?

What Keeps You Up at Night?

On 8/31 Grace and Grit wrote: We all have fears! These fears can be paralyzing and keep us from fully living life and fulfilling the plans God wants us to fulfill. What Keeps You Up At Night by Pete Wilson is a book for all Christians who want to know how to put fears in to the right perspective. I found this book well written, and ... Book Review: What Keeps You Up At Night

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Divided: When the Head and Heart Don't Agree

Divided: When the Head and Heart Don't Agree

On 6/8 Grace and Grit wrote: Divided: When The Head and The Heart Don’t Agree by Bill Delvaux is a book that explores a great divide that resides in many Christians lives. It is described as “the gulf between the human head and the human heart. It’s the split between what we say we believe in our minds and what we really believe ... A Great Divide Explored

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Simply Open

Simply Open

On 3/23 Grace and Grit wrote: In his book Simply Open: A Guide To Experiencing God In The Everyday. he shares how we can experience more of God by being more open in our awareness of how God is revealing himself to us daily through our 5 senses. “No matter where we are, no matter what we’re doing, no matter how busy we get, ... A path deeper into the great mystery of God

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Beloved Dust

Beloved Dust

On 12/27 Grace and Grit wrote: Beloved Dust: Drawing Closer To God By Discovering The Truth About Yourself. This book was co-written by Jamin Goggen and Kyle Strobel. As a pastor and theology professor. these men are very involved in studying and teaching God’s word. The book resulted from their own realizations that many Christians ... Like so many who seek “something more” in relationship to..

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The Real House of God

The Real House of God

On 10/13 Grace and Grit wrote: The Real House Of God by H. Dele Davies, MD is a very informative spiritual book that provides an in depth look at the Temple of the Old Testament and correlates it to the believer being a temple of God's indwelling. If you are like me, and have read through the long, very detailed passages in the Old ... A Real Read

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Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek

Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek

On 6/15 Grace and Grit wrote: My 9 year old and I just finished reading the first book in the Faithgirlz series, called Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek. This series was written by Jill Osbourne and chronicles the adventures of a 7th grader named Riley Mae. The book is about the ups and downs of being the new spokesperson for ... A Mom and Kid Duo Review

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Merlin's Blade

Merlin's Blade

On 3/23 Grace and Grit wrote: Merlin’s Blade, written by Robert Treskillard, is the first in a trilogy series. I usually don’t pick a fictional book as a Christian book review choice, but I found it to be a refreshing change. Being familiar with other Merlin accounts that I read as a child/teenager, I found that this story stayed ... Engaging Trilogy

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Death By Living

Death By Living

On 12/27 Grace and Grit wrote: Death by Living, written by N. D. Wilson, is a reflective look at life, and his perspective on how life and death intertwine and give each other meaning. In the form of stories retold, the author places memories of his childhood, his relatives, and his own children under the microscope lens and dissects ... A Reflective Look at Life And Death Intertwined.

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Downside Up

Downside Up

On 10/1 Grace and Grit wrote: No one likes rejection, yet we have all experienced rejection's unavoidable bitter sting. In her book Downside Up, Tracey Mitchell offers a new perspective on rejection. She suggests that rejection is a powerful tool that once conquered, can become "the greatest motivator in your life."Her book explores ... Turning Rejection Into A Positive

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Prayer Warrior Mom

Prayer Warrior Mom

On 7/8 Grace and Grit wrote: God has gifted us with a lofty vocation, a glorious calling, and a high honor. -Marla Alupoaicei Prayer Warrior Mom by Marla Alupoaicei was a well written and organized book about why and how to pray for our children. She emphasized the importance of praying for our children's spiritual growth and understanding, ... The Blessing Of Praying For Your Children

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Dirty God

Dirty God

On 4/16 Grace and Grit wrote: Dirty God by Johnnie Moore is about Jesus in the trenches. As Johnnie puts it "This is a book about grace. And how grace split time in half and made a broken world a playground again for the goodness and kindness of God." This book takes us into the amazing humanity and deity of God all wrapped up into ... Dirty God: A God that comes to you.

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The Truth About Grace

The Truth About Grace

On 1/15 Grace and Grit wrote: n his book, The Truth About Grace, John Mac Arthur says "grace is God presently at work in our lives.' His book is a detailed account of how grace is God's free gift to a fallen world that provides the only means for reconciliation with God and salvation from man's inherent corrupt nature. He explains ... The Truth About Grace - An Informative Read

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Ascent from Darkness

Ascent from Darkness

On 4/23 Grace and Grit wrote: The book, Ascent from Darkness by Michael Leehan tells his true story of becoming a Satanist and then slowly but surely being drawn to the light of Christ. He explains the dynamics of his childhood that created the emptiness and restlessness that made Satanism attractive to him. Most of the book is a ... Ascent from Darkness: Not your everyday read!

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The Grace Effect

The Grace Effect

On 2/26 Grace and Grit wrote: Would the world be a better place without Christianity? That is the question presented in this true story. The Grace Effect by Larry Taunton was an eye-opening read into what a world without Christian principles would be like. The story is told of how a Christian family decides to open their hearts ... The Grace Effect: A true story showing a perspective we all need.

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Heroes and Villains of the Bible

Heroes and Villains of the Bible

On 12/8 Grace and Grit wrote: Heroes and Villains of the Bible published by Tommy Nelson presents the beloved and cherished stories of the Bible in a format that kids and adults will enjoy sharing together. Your eyes will be intrigued by the beautiful and captivating illustrations. The stories stay true to scripture yet are presented ... Kid Tested and Approved

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The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook

The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook

On 10/2 Grace and Grit wrote: I finished this interesting book today, and coincidentally today is the launch date for its release to the public at large. What a great read! This book is presented in both a fictional and nonfictional format. First, you read an Episode of the fictional (complete with blood and terror) zombie survival ... For the Zombie within

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Bonhoeffer*

Bonhoeffer*

On 9/18 Grace and Grit wrote: FAITH?....CONVICTION?....GOD'S WILL?.....PURPOSE?.....SURRENDER?....SACRIFICE? These are the attributes explored in Eric Metaxas' biographical account of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German martyr who gave his life to make a stand against the evil of Hitler and Nazi Germany. In times of adversity, ... Bonhoeffer -Telling Of An Extraordinary Life

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The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

On 8/2 Grace and Grit wrote: The Waiting Place…… “Through it all, I’ll peer into the waiting place’s dingy corners, and hunt for treasures beneath the grime.” I just completed a thought provoking and reflective book by Eileen Button about embracing through faith all the periods of waiting that permeate our ... The Waiting Place by Eileen Button (Book Review)

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 6/5 Grace and Grit wrote: Like all of Max Lucado’s books, Max on Life is inspirational and thought-provoking. Compared to the traditional Max Lucado books, this book is different in that it is set-up as a question and answer format. Max has received numerous letters over the years from people of all walks of life: young, ... Max Lucado: Max on Life

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