Reviews by PoCoKat
On 2/2 PoCoKat wrote: Jesus Calling Adult Coloring Book: Creative Coloring & Hand Lettering by Sarah Young is the latest addition to the world of adult coloring books. So if you were choosing between the hundreds of coloring books out there, why would you choose this particular coloring book? In the first place, Sarah Young ... Beautiful Coloring Book
On 1/4 PoCoKat wrote: This review is of the hardcover version. There is a kindle version available. This hardcover included access to the The Jesus Bible on the YouVersion app which I have already found to be extremely useful. The Jesus Bible, NIV Edition, Cloth over Board, Gray Linen Hardcover – Deluxe Edition, January ... The Jesus Bible: Focus on Jesus
On 12/13 PoCoKat wrote: 5 Minutes with Jesus: A Fresh Infusion of Joy by Sheila Walsh and Sherri Gragg is an inspiring devotional. Each chapter has a devotional, a key phrase then it also has bible readings that reflect the devotional. 5 Minutes with Jesus: A Fresh Infusion of Joy is similar to other books in this series by ... Lovely Devotional
On 11/23 PoCoKat wrote: The NIV, Journal the Word Bible, Cloth over Board, Pink Floral: Reflect, Journal, or Create Art Next to Your Favorite Verses by Zondervan Publishing is a beautiful bible. I fell in love with the cover as soon as I saw it online. It is just as beautiful in person. I love the colours of pink and purple. I ... Lovely Journaling Bible!
On 10/31 PoCoKat wrote: I am reviewing the NKJV, Know the Word Study Bible, eBook, Red Letter Edition: Gain a Greater Understanding of the Bible Book by Book, Verse by Verse, or Topic by Topic by Thomas Nelson. This bible also comes in hardcover and paperback. Whenever I am reviewing an ebook of the Bible I always check to ... Great New Study Bible
On 10/26 PoCoKat wrote: I am reviewing the hardcover version of 66 Ways God Loves You. It is also available in a Kindle version on Amazon. 66 Ways God Loves You: Experience God's Love for You in Every Book of the Bible by Jennifer Rothschild is a lovely volume that I know I will treasure always. It is not a large book...about ... Encouraging Book!
On 10/12 PoCoKat wrote: The NIV, Beautiful Word Coloring Bible, Hardcover: Hundreds of Verses to Color by Zondervan Publishing is a gorgeous bible that promises hours and hours of enjoyment. The bible is filled with illustrations that you can color. And while you are coloring your stresses will wash away. You can focus on the ... Gorgeous Journaling and Coloring Bible
On 9/26 PoCoKat wrote: This review is for the ebook version of the NKJV Word Study Bible: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible. I am lucky enough to a collection of ebibles or bible ebooks. The NKJV Word Study Bible: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible is a great addition to my bible study ... Great Study Bible
On 9/21 PoCoKat wrote: I discovered author and speaker Bianca Juarez Olthoff while watching the Propel series. While Christine Caine hosted the series, Bianca was one of the Christian leader participants. I enjoyed listening to her views on women and biblical truths. I also am following along with the Play With Fire Propel ... Encouraging Book!
On 8/24 PoCoKat wrote: I am reviewing the hardcover edition. This bible is also available as an ebook. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible By Craig S. Keener & John H. Walton, General Editors which is published by Zondervan is an excellent resource. It would be an incredible help for seminary students but I know that ... Highly Recommend this insightful Bible
On 7/23 PoCoKat wrote: am a huge fan of the writings and teachings of both Lee Strobel and Mark Mittelberg so I knew that the devotional, Today's Moment of Truth: Devotions to Deepen Your Faith in Christ, would be a great book. As a journalistic, Lee Stroebel questions everything. Not only does he question everything but ... Enlightening Devotional
On 7/18 PoCoKat wrote: Life Is Better at the Beach: Inspirational Rules for Living Each Day Like You're at the Beach is beautifully illustrated and inspiring book by Thomas Nelson publishers. Life is Better at the Beach...that really is true isn't it? Soaking up the sun and breathing in the fresh sea air...what could be better ... Beautiful Inspirational Book
On 7/6 PoCoKat wrote: No matter how great your longing is for God, it will never, ever compare to His longing for you. From the Introduction. Sheila Walsh is an amazing Christian speaker and author. The Longing in Me: How Everything You Crave Leads to the Heart of God is an impressive book that is an excellent resource for ... Great For Women's Bible Study
On 5/4 PoCoKat wrote: The NKJV, The Chronological Study Bible from Thomas Nelson is simply a brilliant work of art. The volume that I am reviewing is bound in imitation brown and navy blue leather. It also comes in a sturdy presentation box. The pages are gold lined. It is illustrated with gorgeous drawings and maps. Every ... Stunning NKJV Chronological Study Bible! Highly Recommend!
On 4/22 PoCoKat wrote: Stuff. How did we all acquire so much stuff! Author Ruth Soukup is helping us to unstuff our lives in her book: Unstuffed Decluttering Your Home, Mind, & Soul. The book is divided into 3 sections: Home, Mind and Soul. Part One: HOME 1. Living: Creating a Vision for Your Home 2. Storage: More Closet ... Great Book for Decluttering Our Life!!!
On 4/12 PoCoKat wrote: The NKJV, Apply the Word Study Bible: Live in His Steps by Thomas Nelson is available in both hard cover and as an ebook. I have the Kindle version so that is the version I am reviewing. I found that the hyperlinks that I tried all worked perfectly. We study the Bible to become more like Jesus. The ... Great Resource
On 3/25 PoCoKat wrote: 5 Minutes With Jesus: Peace for Today is another winner from Christian speaker and author Sheila Walsh. 5 Minutes With Jesus is a devotional. 5 Minutes With Jesus: Peace for Today is available as an ebook as well as in hardcover. I am currently enjoying the ebook version. 5 Minutes with Jesus is a great ... Fabulous Devotional
On 2/20 PoCoKat wrote: Breaking Busy: How to Find Peace and Purpose in a World of Crazy by author Alli Worthington is such a timely book for the women of today. I first heard about Breaking Busy through the Propel Women Book Club. Readers can read along through the Propel Women Facebook page. I am enjoying all of the bible ... Great Inspirational Book
On 1/30 PoCoKat wrote: The NIV, God's Justice Bible hardcover version, which is the version I have, is beautifully illustrated and well laid out. Each book of this bible has an in depth introduction highlighting the theme of God's justice that is very insightful and inspiring. I just love that each book has questions for reflection ... Insightful New Bible
On 1/2 PoCoKat wrote: God is With You Every Day is a new devotional by acclaimed Christian author Max Lucado. I have enjoyed Lucado's books in the past and knew that I would enjoy this new devotional. I am reviewing the hardcover edition. It is a compact size that is solid and looks like it can endure daily readings. Each ... Insightful and Encouraging Devotional
On 12/15 PoCoKat wrote: Life Is _____ Forty-Day Experience A Devotional Journey Through God's Illogical Love By Judah Smith is the companion book to Life Is___.: God's Illogical Love Will Change Your Existence. I see on Amazon that there also is a study guide. I have done 40 day bible studies before as an entire church and ... Insightful 40 Day Study
On 12/15 PoCoKat wrote: John MacArthur is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, president of the Master's College and Seminary, and featured teacher with the Grace to You media ministry. In more than four decades of ministry, John has written dozens of bestselling books, including The MacArthur ... Great Explanation of the Parables
On 12/9 PoCoKat wrote: The NIV Bible for Men: Fresh Insights for Thriving in Today's World is a bible that I am giving my husband for Christmas. The NIV Bible for Men is aimed at men 18 to 34 but after looking through the devotions, I believe that a man of any age could find wisdom and guidance. It provides fresh insight ... Great Men's Bible
On 11/21 PoCoKat wrote: The NIV Understand the Faith Study Bible is an easy on the eyes bible. My aging eyes have no problem reading the print (some bibles have terribly small print). I am enjoying the features of this bible such as the Doctrine 101 sections that explore the major themes of the Bible. On page 646 there is a ... Great Study Bible!
On 11/1 PoCoKat wrote: Rest Assured: A Recovery Plan for Weary Souls is a new book by Christian author Vicki Courtney. This is the first book of Vicki's that I have read. Rest Assured is divided into two parts. The first part, Enemies of Rest: The Intervention: The Badge of Busyness The Exhausting Pursuit of Happiness ... Inspirational Book!
On 10/28 PoCoKat wrote: Whitney Miller's New Southern Table My Favorite Family Recipes with a Modern Twist is written by Whitney Miller. Whitney transforms the southern recipes she grew up with...recipes from her great-grandmother. Big confession - I am a huge fan of southern cooking. There is something so comforting about ... Great New Cookbook!
On 10/28 PoCoKat wrote: For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards is written by Jen Hatmaker. Jen Hatmaker is a popular Christian author, blogger and speaker. For the Love is a light read. Hatmaker uses humour and honesty to get her points across. For the Love is about love of course. Jesus's love ... Encouraging Read
On 9/19 PoCoKat wrote: Sheila Walsh is a busy woman...wife, mother, author, speaker, and singer. She recognizes that other women are busy too. Some days you just don't have time for intensive bible study but you need to spend some time with the Lord. 5 Minutes with Jesus beautifully fulfills this purpose. Sheila is a great ... Uplifting, honest and inspiring devotional,
On 9/19 PoCoKat wrote: I have a very worn out, well used, stuffed with treasures, NIV Women's Devotional Bible that is over 20 years old. The brand new NIV Bible for Women that is published this month is a similar but updated bible that I know I will treasure. The NIV Bible for Women is the type of bible that you linger over. ... Great New Women's Devotional Bible
On 8/27 PoCoKat wrote: I must confess that I have quite a few study bibles. My latest is the NIV Zondervan Study Bible: Built on the Truth of Scripture and Centered on the Gospel Message. It is a great resource for home study because it is big! And heavy! There are 2,880 pages. It is substantial. I can turn the pages without ... Brilliant New Study Bible
On 6/22 PoCoKat wrote: This review is for the hard cover version of the NIrV Study Bible for Kids. The NIrV Study Bible for Kids is a beautiful bible that is just perfect for children aged 6 to 10 as it is written at a Grade 3 reading level. It would also be appropriate for readers that are new to English and new to the bible. The ... Great Kids Bible
On 5/27 PoCoKat wrote: I've been a fan of Pete Wilson's writings since I read Plan B a few years back. What Keeps You Up at Night is equally compelling. Pete Wilson is the founder and head pastor at Cross Point Church in Nashville. Founded in 2002, it has over 7,000 members and is one of the fastest growing churches in the ... Inspiring Book!
On 4/6 PoCoKat wrote: Kindle Version Savor: Living Abundantly Where You Are, As You Are by Shauna Niequist, is a daily devotional for women. I understand that the physical book is quite a lovely volume. I am reviewing the ebook version. Savor contains 365 devotionals that are short and sweet. Each day has a title, a bible ... Thought-Provoking Devotional
On 4/2 PoCoKat wrote: The Complete 101 Collection What Every Leader Needs to Know By John C. Maxwell is an amazing resource. It combines 8 great books in one volume: Attitude 101 Attitude is contagious, so make sure your team is catching the right one. Self-Improvement 101 To improve your life, improve yourself. Leadership ... Brilliant Introductory Leadership Principles! Affordable Price!,
On 3/31 PoCoKat wrote: Devotions From the Garden: Finding Peace and Rest in Your Busy Life by Miriam Drennan is a lush, beautiful volume filled with gorgeous floral photos and insightful devotions. There are 90 devotions contained in Devotions From the Garden. Each devotion has a bible verse, a devotion and a prayer. I love ... The Perfect Gift for Gardeners!
On 1/21 PoCoKat wrote: This is a very interesting book. Are you ready to set some goals and take a big leap of faith? Are you on the fence? In both cases, I think you would enjoy Lara Casey's Make It Happen: Surrender Your Fear, Take the Leap, Live on Purpose. As you can see from the table of contents, the book is divided ... Great Goalmaking Book!
On 1/7 PoCoKat wrote: What a fascinating concept by author Stan Guthrie: understanding the entire bible by focusing on just one verse. Well, I had to delve into this one to see if he could do it! God's Story in 66 Verses Understand the Entire Bible by Focusing on Just One Verse in Each Book By Stan Guthrie was published ... Good Introduction to the Bible
On 1/7 PoCoKat wrote: I really enjoyed Don Jacobson`s first book, It`s A God Thing so I knew what to expect and knew that I would love It`s A God Thing, Volume 2. It`s a God Thing, Volume 2, is a compilation of stories of God`s intervention in the lives of everyday people. God`s intervention happens in many different ways. ... Uplifting Book!
On 1/7 PoCoKat wrote: This review pertains to the electronic version of Believe, NIV: Living the Story of the Bible to Become Like Jesus by Randy Frazee. Randy Frazee is a pastor at the Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas. Oak Hills is an American mega church. Believe, NIV is an innovative way to study the Bible. It is ... Great New Biblical Resource
On 12/4 PoCoKat wrote: This review is for the ebook version of the NIV Discover God's Heart Devotional Bible Explore the King's Love for His People on a Cover-to-Cover Journey Through the Bible. I enjoy devotional bibles that are available as ebooks as you can have them on your Kindle (or Nook), your tablet and your phone. ... MysteriesEtc
On 11/2 PoCoKat wrote: I am truly thrilled to be the owner of such a lovely volume. Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary which was released in October 2014, is one of the best biblical reference books that a person can own. Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary is much more than just a dictionary of biblical terms. It is ... Excellent Bible Study Tool
On 10/7 PoCoKat wrote: I am a fan of Lysa TerKeurst's Proverb 31 Ministries therefore I was more than pleased to review this bible. This bible is available as an ebook (ebible) but the leather version is a very beautiful and compact bible. Any woman would love to receive this bible as a gift. I always enjoy devotionals and ... Lovely Bible - Very Inspiring
On 9/19 PoCoKat wrote: I follow Darlene Schacht's blog, the Time-Warp Wife, as well as follow her on Facebook. I find her views on Christian marriage to be both informative, challenging, motivating and uplifting. I had been looking forward to her latest book, Messy Beautiful Love. As Courtney Joseph explains in the Foreward: ... Encourgaging Words for Marriage
On 9/17 PoCoKat wrote: My review is based upon the e-version of the NIV Once-A-Day Bible: Chronological Edition. The NIV Once-A-Day Bible: Chronological Edition belongs to a series a bibles: "Once-A-Day" bibles from the good people at Walk Thru The Bible (http://www.walkthru.org/ ). The NIV has long been the most popular ... Informative Chronological Bible
On 9/17 PoCoKat wrote: I am reviewing the hard copy of the NIV First-Century Study Bible not the e-version. As an eternal student of history, I was very interested in assessing this new bible. It is an easy to read bible. The format and the content are exactly what someone who wants a bible that they can refer to at times ... Historical Study Bible
On 9/2 PoCoKat wrote: The Southern Foodie's Guide to the Pig is an amazing book! It is not just a cookbook, it is a history book and it is a restaurant guide. I love southern food...I love southern barbecue and I basically love everything about the South. This book contains a plethora of information in regard to the pig ... Excellent Cookbook
On 8/20 PoCoKat wrote: Do you know a breast cancer survivor? This bible is the perfect gift for a woman who has survived. This bible will provide the inspiration for the survivor to thrive. It will provide comfort during the dark periods. The NIV Pink Bible not only contains the entire NIV edition of the bible, it also contains ... Inspiring Bible
On 8/6 PoCoKat wrote: This is an updated version of the well known early devotional bible, NIV Streams in the Desert Bible. It was first published in 1925 and was extremely popular. It has been updated for today's reader by Jim Reimann. The devotions in this bible are an encouraging collection of writings for the believer ... Comforting Devotional Bible
On 8/6 PoCoKat wrote: This is a wonderful bible for Christians who are seeking to renew their faith in God and to experience transformation through the spiritual lessons that are presented through devotionals. This is achieved through the study plan that consists of seven keys. The first key is to surrender. Surrendering ... Renew Your Walk With the Lord
On 8/6 PoCoKat wrote: The Blessings of Friendship Treasury by Mary Engelbreit is beautifully illustrated. It is a high quality book that any young girl would be delighted to receive. This is an updated version of the 2002 printing. The Blessings of Friendship Treasury is filled with lovely illustrations by artist Mary Engelbreit, ... Wonderful Book!
On 7/31 PoCoKat wrote: The Blessings of Friendship Treasury by Mary Engelbreit is beautifully illustrated. It is a high quality book that any young girl would be delighted to receive. This is an updated version of the 2002 printing. The Blessings of Friendship Treasury is filled with lovely illustrations by artist Mary Engelbreit, ... Beautiful Book For Young Girls
On 7/14 PoCoKat wrote: This is a fabulous bible to give to new believers. Or just to people who are looking for the Truth and for answers in an easy to follow format. There is great introductory material in this bible: o What Is A Spiritual Explorer? o How To Seek God o A Summary of the Bible o Who is Jesus? o ... Great Format!
On 7/9 PoCoKat wrote: Brilliant book. Author and Pastor Hawkins finds 150 questions that God is asking his believers in the Gospels alone. He found over 3,000 questions in both the Old and New Testaments. For Christians to grow they need to ask questions. This book will help you with your Christian growth. The book is laid ... The Jesus Code
On 7/9 PoCoKat wrote: This is a very interesting format for a bible. I am reviewing the ebook of this bible and I have found it very easy to navigate with the included hyperlinks. It is a unique bible in that it is a bible for people who love to garden and love nature. This is an introduction to the unique format: Welcome ... Awesome Bible!
On 7/7 PoCoKat wrote: This is an amazing bible...so many wonderful study bibles combined into one bible. The NIV Essentials Study Bible is the one bible that you need that contains so many different study elements. It corporates parts from six study bibles into one volume: NIV Study Bible, NIV Quest Study Bible, NIV Archaeological ... Best Study Bible
On 6/23 PoCoKat wrote: I am reviewing the digital copy of this cookbook. While I enjoy physical copies of cookbooks, I am becoming quite proficient at utilizing cookbooks on my iPad. The Loving Kitchen is very easy to use on my iPad. This is a wonderful addition to my cookbook collection. I love southern cooking and this ... Impressive Cookbook
On 6/22 PoCoKat wrote: I have a digital copy of this bible to review. It is a wonderful addition to my biblical reference collection. This bible is unique in that it provides insight for people who are looking for emotional growth in their personal study of the Word. These insights are provided by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John ... Insightful New Bible
On 6/15 PoCoKat wrote: The New Spirit-Filled Life Bible is a different bible than those that I usually utilize for bible study. It is a great addition to my collection. Each book begins with a summary that includes the author, date, content, personal application, Christ revealed and the Holy Spirit at work. There are boxes ... Insightful New Bible
On 4/30 PoCoKat wrote: Sherri Gragg's Arms Open Wide: A Call to Linger in the Savior's Presence is a beautifully written devotional that is a wonderful addition to anyone's devotional collection. Each devotion has an old testament reference, a bible reading, a devotion and a prayer. The focus on Jesus is where our focus should ... MysteriesEtc: Arms Open Wide
On 4/23 PoCoKat wrote: Dr. Kathy Stewart probes the mysteries of the Book of Hebrews in this new bible study. Dr. Stewart offers insightful and intelligent opinions on her interpretation of the Book of Hebrews. This is a valuable addition to the study of Hebrews and I would recommend it to biblical students who want to probe ... New Bible Study
On 4/3 PoCoKat wrote: As much as we can relate more to the New Testament and the teachings of Jesus, it is important to understand the lessons and the wisdom of the Old Testament. The Old Testament provides Christian with hope for the future. Mr. Leach explains that the way you approach the bible will determine what you get ... Excellent Old Testament Study and Reference
On 4/3 PoCoKat wrote: This is a must read book for all Christians. I am reading Gods at War and working along in the Gods at War Combat Journal for my care group. The student edition is basically the same book but the message is relayed in a format that is more meaningful and easier to understand and relate to for students ... Christian Must Read!!!
On 3/24 PoCoKat wrote: It's a God Thing is a collection of 46 stories that will inspire and delight the reader. I like to have books like this on my beside table for when I want a quick inspiring read that will help confirm and strengthen my faith. This book was compiled by Don Jacobson who has been in the Christian publishing ... Inspiring and Insightful Stories
On 3/11 PoCoKat wrote: I choose to read this book, "Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers: Finding Freedom from Hurt and Hate", because like my other adults I have continuing issues with my feelings toward one of my parents. My father has been gone for fifteen years but the hurts remain. They were never resolved. And in his death, ... Forgiving and Finding Freedom
On 2/24 PoCoKat wrote: I love devotionals, I love devotionals specifically written for women and I love books that me study the bible and understand it better. God's Beloved Daughters is all three of these things. I found the devotions to be both insightful as well as thought provoking. I found them to be inspiring and to ... Inspiring Women's Devotional
On 2/24 PoCoKat wrote: Often we focus on the New Testament and the works of Jesus when we are going about doing bible study. There is so much valuable insight that you can gain by studying the Old Testament. Gareth lee Cockerill has written a very informative book called Christian Faith in the Old Testament: The Bible of the ... Love the Layout