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NIV Dad's Devotional Bible

NIV Dad's Devotional Bible

On 8/22 James Mason wrote: So I read through this book and some of the devotionals and they seem like they are pretty solid devotionals, if you are a dad, which I am not. That being said I didn’t relate very well to it, however I believe that it is a good one if you are a father or to gift to your father. Another problem that ... Book Revew: Dad's Devotional Bible

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3 Stars

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Seven Men - Paperback

Seven Men - Paperback

On 6/2 James Mason wrote: Out of all of the books I have reviewed for BookSneeze/BookLook, 7 Men is by far my favorite! In this book Eric Metaxas writes seven “micro-biographies” about seven of histories great men. Some of which all of us have heard of and some you’ve likely never heard. All of which are very inspiring ... Book Review: 7 Men by Eric Metaxas Paperback

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5 Stars

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Life Is _____.

Life Is _____.

On 4/9 James Mason wrote: Okay so I chose to review this book because I reviewed his book “Jesus Is ____” when I first started doing reviews for BookSneeze a couple years ago. Now if I’m being honest this book was easy to read, because Judah Smith has a pretty good writing style, but I wasn’t very impressed with the book ... Book Review: Life Is _____ by Judah Smith

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2 Stars

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KJV Note-Taker's Bible

KJV Note-Taker's Bible

On 2/12 James Mason wrote: Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” (2 Timothy 2:15 KJV) There are a lot of really good things about this Bible, I really liked the wide margins, which isn’t something new, but has been getting popular recently. ... Book Review: KJV Note-Taker's Bible

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3 Stars

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David Wilkerson

David Wilkerson

On 12/19 James Mason wrote: Many are familiar with “The Cross & The Switchblade”, even though I am not, this book is not about the book, it’s about the man behind it. I first ordered this book because I was interested in reading more about the man. I saw a video from a sermon he preached years ago called “A Call to Anguish” ... Book Review: David Wilkerson

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4 Stars

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NIV Streams in the Desert Bible

NIV Streams in the Desert Bible

On 10/14 James Mason wrote: First and foremost this is the first Bible that I’ve ever reviewed for BookLook…or ever for that matter. I love the Bible so it’s almost like what is there to review about it. For one who believes that the Bible is inherent and “…given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, ... Book Review: Streams in the Desert Bible

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5 Stars

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Sidelined

Sidelined

On 7/30 James Mason wrote: Sidelined by Chuck Pagano was a very exciting book for me when I saw it was on BookLook, as a huge colts fan and a personal fan of Coach Pagano’s I was very excited. I have been a Colts fan all of my life and was a huge fan of the leadership and style of man the former coach Tony Dungy exhibited, when ... Book Review: Sidelined by Chuck Pagano

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5 Stars

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No More Dragons

No More Dragons

On 6/20 James Mason wrote: I really like this book, I decided to review this one honestly because the title piqued my interest, I had never heard of Jim Burgen, but the description and title were interesting. The premise of this book is basically about how sin gets its claws into our lives and even though we don’t mean to become ... Review: No More Dragons

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4 Stars

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Passion

Passion

On 4/28 James Mason wrote: Passion by Louie Giglio is a pretty good book, not one of the best that I have read this year. The reason I desired to read this book is because It looked appealing, I figured it would talk about the passion conferences which are always cool to hear about, and produce a lot of cool music. I was right ... Book Review: Passion by Louie Giglio

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3 Stars

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The 21-Day Financial Fast

The 21-Day Financial Fast

On 3/20 James Mason wrote: The 21 Day Financial Fast by Michelle Singletary is a book to be read in a ‘devotional style’ while doing the financial fast. The point of the fast is to stop spending more than what you need. You only will spend money on bills, tithes, groceries (needs), gasoline, etc. You are encouraged not to ... Book Review: The 21 Day Financial Fast

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1 Stars

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20 and Something

20 and Something

On 2/25 James Mason wrote: “20 and Something” by David H. Kim is a book about the twenty-somethings that are trying to navigate the new millennium in a culture that is different than any other. Much of what he talks about is focused on the ‘millennial’ generation and what they believe. He talks about how older generations ... Book Review: 20 and Something

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3 Stars

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The Dude's Guide to Manhood

The Dude's Guide to Manhood

On 2/5 James Mason wrote: This book was another that I thoroughly enjoyed from BookSneeze BookLook Bloggers, It is become very apparent in our culture than masculinity is fading away and I have enjoyed reading books like this one and “Mansfield’s Book of Manly Men” This book like any book isn’t the fix to the wearing ... Book Review: The Dude's Guide To Manhood by Darrin Patrick

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4 Stars

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Nelson's Annual Preacher's Sourcebook, Volume 3

Nelson's Annual Preacher's Sourcebook, Volume 3

On 1/20 James Mason wrote: Preachers Sourcebook Vol. III is a book filled with a collection of sermons, illustrations, sermon outlines, and “innovative worship services” for every week of the year. To be completely transparent I accidentally ordered this book, I didn’t mean to. That being said since I did get it I did read ... Book Review: Preacher's Sourcebook Vol. III by O.S. Hawkins

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3 Stars

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The God Whom Moses Knew

The God Whom Moses Knew

On 12/23 James Mason wrote: I hate to be one of the firsts to give a book a bad review, but for a few reasons I must do so. Firstly, for some reason the writing style is incredibly boring. Next my problem is that this book is a work of fiction, I believed it was a non-ficition story recounting the tale of Moses. This wouldn’t ... Monday Musings #29

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1 Stars

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Mansfield's Book of Manly Men

Mansfield's Book of Manly Men

On 12/15 James Mason wrote: I loved this book, from the hilarious cover and title to the poignant message. This book is, in case you couldn’t guess, about being a man. I firmly believe that we’re in an age where men need to act like men. Men can’t lead if they don’t act like men. The Four Manly Maxims Manly men do manly ... Book Review: Mansfield's Book of Manly Men

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4 Stars

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Samson

Samson

On 11/27 James Mason wrote: During World War II. Jewish men were forced to box on Saturday night for Nazi entertainment. The winner got extra food. The loser went to the Gas chambers There is so much to say about this book. Any book that accurately tells about the horrors of Auschwitz is one that will be met with a flurry of emotions, ... Book Review: Samson by Shawn Hoffman

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5 Stars

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Humility

Humility

On 11/11 James Mason wrote: Humility is a book that talks about what the title would suggest, filled with some micro-biographies about how many of the people showed humility when they had the opportunity to be filled with pride. I had some problems with this book, that I thought I would love. Firstly I am studying History as a ... Book Review: Humility of David J. Bobb

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3 Stars

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The Beauty of Broken

The Beauty of Broken

On 10/7 James Mason wrote: This is the type of book that is about a woman, written by a women, and aimed for women. There are christian overtones in this book, but I wouldn’t necessarily call it a christian book; it’s about brokenness. It was written fairly well, It didn’t hold my attention too well. I probably wouldn’t ... Book Review: The Beauty Of Broken by Elisa Morgan

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3 Stars

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Open

Open

On 9/2 James Mason wrote: Okay so this is a book review I had just completed yesterday, so I figured that would be a good post to double as a Monday Musing. Honestly I think this is a good book, I liked it a lot. It really piqued my interest because you don’t really see many books on accountability, maybe on one of the facets ... Monday Musings #17

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3 Stars

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Seven Men

Seven Men

On 6/11 James Mason wrote: Out of all of the books I have reviewed for BookSneeze, 7 Men is by far my favorite! In this book Eric Metaxas writes seven “micro-biographies” about seven of histories great men. Some of which all of us have heard of and some you’ve likely never heard. All of which are very inspiring and informative. ... Book Review: 7 Men and the Secret of Their Greatness by Eric Metaxas

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5 Stars

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Boundaries for Leaders

Boundaries for Leaders

On 5/30 James Mason wrote: “In the end, as a leader, you are always going to get a combination of two things: what you create and what you allow,” (p. 15). This statement very early caught my eye. This is a different type of book than I usually review, in the way that it isn’t necessarily a “christian” book. It has ... Book Review: Boundaries for Leaders by Dr. Henry Cloud

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4 Stars

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Clean

Clean

On 5/1 James Mason wrote: Every Christian man is born into a sexual war. The enemy attacks the young, hoping to scar them permanently and leave them ruined. But your past is not enough to keep you from the enduringly clean life you want and deserve. Clean is a priceless, no-nonsense resource for every husband, father, brother, ... Book Review: Clean by Douglas Weiss

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4 Stars

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The Lamb's Agenda

The Lamb's Agenda

On 4/3 James Mason wrote: In “The Lamb’s Agenda” Rev. Samuel Rodriguez very intellectually proposes we are on the very cusp of a third great awakening that could cure our ailing nation. To do so we have to understand the nexus of the cross. Reverend Rodriguez states that most christians are either vertical or horizontal. ... Book Review: The Lamb's Agenda by Samuel Rodriguez

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4 Stars

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Jesus Is

Jesus Is

On 3/6 James Mason wrote: Jesus Is _____. You fill in the blank! Let’s be honest. Mostly good people like to look down on mostly bad people. We enjoy the feelings of condescending pity or self-righteous outrage. We gleefully hold up notorious evildoers as marvels of depravity, examples of just how bad people can get. Then ... Book Review: Jesus Is ______. by Judah Smith

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4 Stars

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Fake Christianity

Fake Christianity

On 2/25 James Mason wrote: When I saw this book on BookSneeze’s shelf I thought to myself “Wow, that’s strange! I have to read it.” I had honestly thought that this might be similar to a book I read and enjoyed by Craig Groeschel titled “The Christian Atheist.” As implied this book is about being a “Real Christian” ... Book Review: Fake Christianity by C.B. Matthews

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2 Stars

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Just Like Jesus

Just Like Jesus

On 2/6 James Mason wrote: “God loves you just the way you are, but he refuses to leave you that way. He wants you to be just like Jesus” Although I don’t agree with Max’s personal theology he does bring a lot of good ideas to the table in this book. Max’s whole idea is simple, and summed up well with the quote above. ... Book Review: Just Like Jesus by Max Lucado

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3 Stars

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