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NKJV, The Chronological Study Bible

NKJV, The Chronological Study Bible

On 5/26 Susan Schlesman wrote: Thomas Nelson's new Chronological Study Bible is the first of its kind, although not the first at chronologically placing the books of the Bible in historical sequence. I found several things to be unique about this Bible. First of all, the books are not merely rearranged; sections of the books of the ... Clever version of the historical Bible

Susan's Rating:

4 Stars

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How to Live in Fear

How to Live in Fear

On 4/25 Susan Schlesman wrote: I must say, I’m liking Hahn’s perspective: honest, gracious, realistic, and non-churchy. I think this would be a good read for anyone who suffers from anxiety or is in a close relationship with someone who does (probably most of us). It’s not great literature or a tremendously profound read, but ... An honest look at anxiety

Susan's Rating:

3 Stars

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Rest Assured

Rest Assured

On 4/11 Susan Schlesman wrote: Vicki Courntey, whose books I read years ago and really liked, has written a new book called Rest Assured to address the issue of out-of-control busyness in our personal and spiritual lives. She doesn’t really say anything I don’t already know, but that’s okay, because balance is a lesson slowly ... http://susanwalleyschlesman.com/do-i-really-want-rest/

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3 Stars

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Prayers That Changed History

Prayers That Changed History

On 11/30 Susan Schlesman wrote: This little history book is both riveting and inspiring. Goyer writes with authority, intelligence, and compassion, weaving together short biographies of Christian heroes who changed the world, like Martin Luther, David Livingstone, Helen Keller, and Mother Teresa. Each chapter is about 10 pages, including ... a must-read for history-lovers or homeschool curricula

Susan's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Entitlement Cure

The Entitlement Cure

On 11/30 Susan Schlesman wrote: The Entitlement Cure: finding success in doing hard things the right way by Dr. John Townsend (Zondervan, 2015) Another practical and thought-provoking book by the author of bestselling book Boundaries challenges readers to consider the existence and extent of entitlement on their lives. Chronic entitlement ... A must-read for parents and leaders

Susan's Rating:

5 Stars

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52 Little Lessons from A Christmas Carol

52 Little Lessons from A Christmas Carol

On 10/24 Susan Schlesman wrote: Who hasn't heard the expression, "God bless us, everyone!"? It was spoken by the famous endearing character named Tiny Tim, from the best-known Christmas story, after the nativity. Another version of this great story has hit the market, and it's worth buying. This insightful book of treasured lessons ... The "God-bless-us-everyone" book you need to buy

Susan's Rating:

5 Stars

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Say and Pray Bible

Say and Pray Bible

On 9/2 Susan Schlesman wrote: The Say & Pray Bible by Diane Stortz is in one word, adorable. As a sturdy board book, it makes a great first-Bible for babies and toddlers. Each spread features Scripture location, Bible story (in one sentence), 1 verse, and a 1-sentence prayer. Sarah Ward's illustrations could not be any cuter. She ... Adorable first Bible

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5 Stars

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