Reviews by Julie
On 11/8 Julie wrote: I absolutely love this Bible! It's in my favorite version - NKJV - and is packed with information. I really like the commentaries throughout. They are written by men whose opinion I value like Martin Luther, Charles Spurgeon, Henri Nouwen and more! They bring the historical aspects of the Bible alive ... Wonderful Bible With Great Information, Artwork and More!
On 10/1 Julie wrote: This lovely memoir about Madeleine L'Engle by Sarah Arthur is just wonderful. I have only read A Wrinkle In Time and now I have a list of books I want to read by the incredible, Madeleine. This book not only tells us the story of Madeleine, but how her work affected other artists and writers. She believed ... Wonderful Memoir
On 8/8 Julie wrote: I really enjoyed this book! It’s based on historical facts including the planned bombing of Parliament by Guy Fawkes and his group. I have read about this plot and really liked how the author brought this into her storyline. The book starts out at a place called a Color School, where young people ... Great Story and Characters!
On 6/27 Julie wrote: This is a very inspiring book and, as a Dolly Parton fan, I really enjoyed getting to know more about her. The book starts at her beginning, in her childhood where we learn more about the people that encouraged and inspired her. She had a lot of great Christian people in her life that deepened her faith ... Loved Knowing More About Miss Dolly's Faith
On 4/24 Julie wrote: This is a wonderful book! It's all about Daniel and how we can look to him as we have the courage to make the right choices in life. First of all, this is such a pretty book! It has a lovely blue cover and inside, the printing and artwork are also blue. It makes for easy reading but also is very eye-pleasing. ... Great Inspiration from the Life of Daniel
On 4/3 Julie wrote: ABOUT THIS BIBLE:Pastors and church leaders stand ready to meet the needs of their flocks. And Thomas Nelson's beautiful and durable KJV Minister’s Bible is here to help. With sermons, readings, outlines, prayers, and more, this Bible is a one-stop resource, offering direction for weddings, funerals, ... Bible Review - KJV Minister's Bible
On 3/26 Julie wrote: This book, without a doubt, has made the biggest impact on my faith and my spiritual journey in knowing Jesus better. It is also one of the best books I've read in a very long time! Kathy Lee shares how the Lord called her to put Him first. This meant getting up even earlier than she usually did, which ... This Book Ignited A New Flame For My Faith
On 3/4 Julie wrote: In this updated version of her original book, Jill shares what so many of us feel at times when God calls us to something that we feel like we don't want to do or that we feel ill equipped to do. I could heartily relate to the feelings of feeling like God is calling me to something that I'm not particularly ... Inspiring Book!
On 2/5 Julie wrote: This Bible has so much to offer! It's packed full of information and extras that will help you get a better understanding of the Bible. First of all, this is my favorite version of the Bible - the New King James Version. I find it very easy to read yet has the same wording as the KJV. The font is very ... Fantastic Bible Packed Full of Information!
On 12/20 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:How do you turn your struggles into strengths? Beloved Bible teacher Sheila Walsh teaches readers how the daily spiritual practices of confession, meditation on God’s Word, and prayer result in fresh freedom in Christ.In her long-awaited new book, Sheila Walsh equips women with a practical ... Book Review - In the Middle of the Mess
On 10/16 Julie wrote: This is one of the most beautiful books I've ever seen! It is such a beautiful book visually but most of all in it's message. The book is filled on each and every page with Dr. Stanley's gorgeous photographs. He is a true artist in his photography and I loved looking at each and every page. The message, ... Beautiful Photos and Message!
On 8/25 Julie wrote: ABOUT THIS BIBLE:Standing apart from all other KJV study Bibles on the market, the King James Study Bible, Full Color Edition is the only Bible featuring extensive commentary, doctrinal notes, archaeological insights, and time-tested study aids developed exclusively for the King James Version. Now available ... Bible Review - The King James Study Bible Full Color Edition
On 8/4 Julie wrote: This is a beautiful Bible! I love the outside cover with it's fabric feel and gorgeous leaves and flowers. That's just the beginning, though. There's so much to love with this Bible. There are gorgeous drawings throughout the Bible to color in. These include full page artwork as well as margin artwork. ... Absolutely Wonderful Bible!
On 7/3 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:Are you ready for a project that will actually change your life?Challenge yourself to journal, pray, reflect, and connect with God with The Weekly Prayer Project. Fifty-two scriptures, one for each week of the year, explore different types of prayers found in the Bible, from prayers of ... Book Review - The Weekly Prayer Project
On 5/16 Julie wrote: This is a beautiful devotional book that has so much for your quiet time with the Lord. It is divided into monthly sections with daily sections of devotions. On the left side of the page is a beautiful artistic rendition of the Scripture for study. Then on the right page, is a column of lines for putting ... Beautiful Devotional!
On 2/25 Julie wrote: This hardcover book is rather small at 152 pages but it is packed with wisdom and blessings galore. Dr. Stanley is such a wonderful teacher of God's Word and he has put together the most beautiful Scriptures to encourage us as we go through times of brokenness and pain. He asks us if we are willing ... Very Encouraging Book!
On 12/28 Julie wrote: As always, Joni Eareckson Tada, ministers to my heart and comforts my soul with her beautiful words and deep Biblical truths. This devotional has become my new favorite with it's focus on God being with us in our pain and suffering. Over and over again, she shares Scriptures that show God's profound ... Great Devotional Full of Comfort
On 11/1 Julie wrote: This has become my new favorite Bible! I love the cover with the beautiful blue color and the band that keeps it closed. My favorite part of this Bible is the inside, though. This Bible has wide margins with lines for making notes. I like the Bibles that have the drawings but I like making notes and ... My New Favorite Bible!
On 10/7 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:Sarah Young’s first 365-day devotional since Jesus Calling.With scripture and new personal reflections, the #1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah Young, brings Jesus’ message of joy—for today and every day. Experience true joy—now and always.Life today is full of difficulties—loss, ... Book Review - Jesus Always
On 9/26 Julie wrote: This is a fantastic Bible! I have been wanting one that gives the Greek and Hebrew definitions of words as I study and this is perfect! I really appreciate how I can study the Bible so easily with this version and understand what I'm reading. Each book of the Bible has an introductory to explain what ... Fantastic Bible for In-Depth Study
On 9/16 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:The enemy wants us to feel rejected . . . left out, lonely, and less than. When we allow him to speak lies through our rejection, he pickpockets our purpose. Cripples our courage. Dismantles our dreams. And blinds us to the beauty of Christ’s powerful love.In Uninvited, Lysa shares ... Book Review - Uninvited by Lysa TerKeurst
On 6/30 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:Do you have questions in regard to spiritual warfare?Trusted pastor and bestselling author Dr. David Jeremiah brings clarity to the complex topic of spiritual warfare. From his years of teaching on this subject, Pastor Jeremiah has selected answers to your pertinent questions concerning ... Book Review - The Spiritual Warefare Answer Book by David Jeremiah
On 5/29 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:Many people today find that their prayers don’t “work.” And like a broken cell phone, DVD player, or TV remote, they throw prayer out as unnecessary “clutter” in their busy lives. Anne Graham Lotz has found that while prayer does work, sometimes the “pray-ers” don’t. So ... Book Review - The Daniel Prayer
On 5/3 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:Do your desires have you going around in circles? You may be looking for fulfillment in all the wrong places.You vowed you’d never repeat the same mistakes—yet you find yourself right where you started. What is it that keeps drawing you back into the same old traps? The fact is, ... Book Review - The Longing in Me by Sheila Walsh
On 2/16 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:This thought provoking devotional, inspired by one woman’s 10 year battle with depression, reminds readers that though trouble and hardships befall God’s children, it is through trials that our relationship with God deepens. Full of hope, encouragement and instruction, there are ... Book Review - Facing Trials: Thoughts for Meditation
On 12/30 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:It’s easier to face the day when you know God is with you.God Is With You Every Day is a brand-new 365-day devotional from Max Lucado, and his first new devotional since the creation of the Grace for the Moment® line. Max’s signature reassuring and encouraging voice, paired with ... Book Review - God is With You Every Day
On 11/27 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:The prophecies of the Bible assure us that God will prevail. The NKJV Prophecy Study Bible, 2015 Edition has hundreds of pages of special features that offer a broad understanding of prophetic themes, salvation, covenants, and other important doctrines of the Christian faith.MY ... Bible Review - NKJV Prophecy Study Bible
On 9/6 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:The popular writer, blogger, and television personality reveals with humor and style how Jesus' extravagant grace is the key to dealing with life's biggest challenge: people.The majority of our joys, struggles, thrills, and heartbreaks relate to people, beginning first with ourselves ... Book Review - For the Love
On 8/23 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:Find strength in the struggle, passion to persist, wisdom when you're weary, and joy for the journey.If you've ever been on a long trip with small children you've no doubt heard, "Are we there yet?" Maybe you've even said those exact words or felt that same way as you have journeyed ... Book Review - Miracle in the Middle
On 4/8 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:Part devotional, part cookbook, all Shauna!Focusing on food, faith, and Shauna's genuine, heartfelt voice, this devotional for women will be as comforting as a pan of homemade mac 'n' cheese on a cold winter's night.Combining content from Bread and Wine, Cold Tangerines, and Bittersweet ... Book Review - Savor, Living Abundantly Where You Are, As You Are
On 3/20 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:"You know all those things you've always wanted to do? You should go do them!"In the constant chase for perfection women find themselves worried, anxious, and completely overwhelmed. Working women want to take their careers to the next level, but are struggling to "do it all." Stay-at-home ... Book Review - Make It Happen by Lara Casey
On 11/17 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary is the most comprehensive and up-to-date Bible dictionary available. With a fresh new look and updated photographs, this new and enhanced edition is a wealth of basic study information with more than 7,000 entries plus more than 500 full-color ... Book Review - Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary
On 10/18 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:You spilled coffee on your shirt before walking out the door. Ran late to your appointment. Snapped at your children, then regretted it all day. And spent an hour at the grocery store with no dinner on the table to show for your efforts. A typical day has come and gone. Life is full ... Book Review - NIV Real-Life Devotional Bible for Women
On 9/10 Julie wrote: This book spoke to my heart in so many ways! My e-book is highlighted so much that I think more is highlighted than not! I love this book and how much it comforted me with God's Word and from the lives of, not only the author, but other people, too. Laurie Short shares about her own struggles in life ... Book Review - Finding Faith In the Dark
On 8/24 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BIBLE:At some point, every Christian encounters the trials and deep mysteries of the Christian faith. And when that happens they become a thirsty traveler; what hey most desire is hope, comfort, and encouragement to burst forth like a sparkling, clear river.The hopeful daily readings in ... Book Review - NIV Streams in the Desert Bible
On 6/28 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:More than just a chronological Bible—not only are passages of Scripture arranged in their sequential order, but so also are individual events, and includes multiple interpretations for deeper revelations.The NIV Integrated Study Bible shows the Bible unfolding in a new way as the ... Book Review - NIV Integrated Study Bible
On 6/4 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:Find the Holy Spirit throughout the Bible. Jack Hayford, founding pastor of The Church on the Way, has led a team of anointed scholars to produce the New Spirit-Filled Life Bible. This outstanding resource offers a fresh look at the Scriptures and the work of the Holy Spirit. This ... Book Review - New Spirit-Filled Life Bible
On 4/30 Julie wrote: ABOUT THIS BOOK:The Chronological Study Bible presents the text of the New International Version in chronological order—the order in which the events actually happened—with notes, articles, and full-color graphics that connect the reader to the history and culture of Bible times and gives the ... Book Review - Chronological Study Bible
On 3/16 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:A practical plan to identify the threads of your life and how to intentionally weave them together for God's glory and purposes.Restless explores the fact that God has called each of us to do great things in his name, and then helps us discover what that might mean for each of us individually. ... Book Review - Restless
On 1/22 Julie wrote: I have done other Jennie Allen Bible studies and was always so blessed and learned so much so I was so excited when I was given the opportunity to review this DVD for her latest Bible study, "Restless". This was just as wonderful as her other studies and I came away understanding God's Word in a deeper ... DVD Review - Restless by Jennie Allen
On 12/19 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:The NIV Essentials Study Bible helps you quickly and easily understand, interpret, and apply God’s Word to your life. The variety of features in this Bible presents a multifaceted, exciting format for studying Scripture. There are many different ways to explore God’s Word: question-and-answer ... Book Review - NIV Essentials Study Bible
On 11/29 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK:Do you believe that God not only loves you, but that he also likes you?It's just one of the soul-searching questions posed by bestselling author Brennan Manning who confesses he has been 'John the beloved, Peter the coward, and Thomas the doubter all before the waitress brought the ... Book Review - NIV Ragamuffin Bible
On 11/9 Julie wrote: When I saw this book available for review, I jumped at the chance to read it! I can remember Gavin MacLeod from my early childhood and was always a fan. He's a superb actor and I love how he shares his faith in Christ so openly. This book was such a great read! I could barely put it down. Mr. McLeod ... Wonderful, Entertaining Book!
On 9/23 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK: From bestselling author and daughter of Billy and Ruth Graham, Anne Graham-Lotz in her new book, Wounded by God’s People, uses the story of Hagar to help people move past their wounds and into the joy and fellowship of God’s presence. Tucked into Abraham’s biography is the story ... Book Review - Wounded by Anne Graham Lotz
On 8/23 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK: Homeschooling mothers will be encouraged by heartfelt, practical readings from the 365 devotions this KJV Bible offers. This hardcover KJV Bible offers 365 encouraging devotions for moms who educate their children at home. Homeschooling mothers will be encouraged by heartfelt, practical ... Book Review - KJV Homeschool Mom's Bible
On 7/22 Julie wrote: I absolutely love this Bible! First of all, the cover is gorgeous and lovely to the touch. I love the gold edged pages and the font of the Scripture is very easy to read and easy on the eyes. This Bible has sections on Personal Development, Relationships and Skills for those in leadership. They are ... Amazing, Wonderful Bible!
On 6/11 Julie wrote: This book is so incredibly uplifting and makes you feel joyous for the journey that you're on. It may not be the journey you thought you'd have (when is it ever?) but we can find joy through the grace that God shows us. Robin is so open and honest and shares from her heart. I love a book like this because ... Uplifting, Amazing Book!
On 3/2 Julie wrote: Fixing My Eyes on Jesus By Anne Graham Lotz MY REVIEW: I just cannot say enough good things about this beautiful devotional. I really love this devotional because it focuses so deeply on Jesus. Anne Graham Lotz is one of my all time favorite authors. Her books are never just skin deep but go very ... Book Review - Fixing My Eyes on Jesus
On 2/5 Julie wrote: This is a 60 day devotional that helps us to take control of our emotions and and not become "unglued" when the stresses of life hit us. Each day starts with a Scripture and then a "Thought for the Day". Lysa then shares a devotional for the day based on Biblical principles. This is followed by a prayer ... Book Review - Unglued Devotional
On 1/1 Julie wrote: This was one of those amazing books that you can't put down. It was easy to read and, for me, so life changing! Each chapter was so amazing and I hated for it to end.This is truly one of the best written books I've read. This is a book that will make you look at your relationship to Jesus differently ... Book Review - Everything
On 12/11 Julie wrote: The movie, "Rudy" is one of my all time favorite movies and when I got the chance to review this book by Rudy himself, I jumped at the chance! I have been inspired by the movie but the book far outshines the movie in inspiration! If you saw the movie, you'll notice right away that there are some definite ... Book Review - Rudy, My Story
On 9/1 Julie wrote: ABOUT THE BOOK: Nearly half a century after the time depicted in John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath, Fran grew up in a world of migrant farm workers little changed from what the Joad family endured in that timeless classic. Picking cotton and apples at age five, she has to endure ... Book Review - Cruel Harvest
On 7/26 Julie wrote: Covenant Child by Terri Blackstock First of all, I’m a huge, huge Terri Blackstock fan. I have never read a bad book by her and this one is no exception. The book is about twin girls, Kara and Lizzie, who are part of a very loving family. Their mother has died when they are young, but their father, ... Book Review - Covenant Child
On 5/17 Julie wrote: 1000 Days - The Ministry of Christ by Jonathan Falwell MY REVIEW: This book really ministered to me. I loved reading about Christ's ministry and really getting deep into His teachings. I read this book with a yellow highlighter because there was so much I wanted to go back the review or share with ... Book Review - 1000 Days
On 2/21 Julie wrote: Then Sings My Soul - Book 3 By Robert J. Morgan I enjoyed this book SO much. Reading about the stories behind some of the hymns and songs of praise was very interesting and many of the stories were quite moving. The first part of the book gives a history of hymns and the different types ... Book Review - Then Sings My Soul - Book 3
On 1/16 Julie wrote: I was very excited to review this book. John MacArthur is a favorite teacher of mine because he always teaches the Bible literally and is a pastor/teacher that can be trusted to give us the truth. This book did not disappoint. This is a devotional that takes passages from different John ... Book Review - Moments of Truth
On 12/4 Julie wrote: Stuck by Jennie Allen This Bible study includes the DVD, leader book, workbook, and conversation cards. I really liked the short, but thought provoking, videos that Jennie had for each weeks study. Her thoughtful words really got to the heart and helped me to focus on the Lord and his love ... Book Review - Stuck DVD Bible Study
On 9/26 Julie wrote: Stumbling Into Grace by Lisa Harper This book has a lot of funny, little stories throughout it that will keep you entertained and even make you laugh out loud. One such story involving pantyhose and toes still brings a chuckle whenever I think about it. In each chapter, Lisa focuses on a section ... Book Review - Stumbling Into Grace
On 7/28 Julie wrote: This is an amazing book! I was very excited to review it as I know that Billy Graham is a man of God and preaches the Gospel in an accurate, yet understandable, way. This book is broken down into categories - for instance there is information on the following: The Cross, Deception; Family; ... Book Review - Billy Graham in Quotes
On 5/16 Julie wrote: The Fight of Our Lives by William Bennett This book is very eye-opening. We, who love our country and are conservative in our thinking, know that something isn't right in our country regarding the fight against radical Islam. We can see that there is a huge appeasement and too much ... Book Review - The Fight of Our Lives
On 1/17 Julie wrote: This book is wonderful. Honestly. I started reading it and it was like eating potato chips...I couldn't stop at one page. Each story was more inspiring than the next and they really touched my heart. I loved seeing God's hand in so many of these missionaries lives! I also loved ... Book Review - Voices of the Faithful, Book 2
On 12/12 Julie wrote: This is a wonderful devotional full of thoughtful insights about God's Word. Each day was an inspiration and drew me closer to God in so many ways. Charles Stanley always focuses on the Bible each day and gives a Scripture reading for the day and then focuses on a Key Scripture. Each ... Book Review - I Lift Up My Soul
On 6/1 Julie wrote: Embracing Your Second CallingBy Dale Hanson Bourke This book was a very timely read for me. There have been a lot of changes in my life, and I truly am in the second half of my life. I devoured this book and it opened my eyes to the new possibilities awaiting this new season of my life.Dale ... Book Review - Embracing Your Second Calling
On 5/5 Julie wrote: OVERVIEW:Former Facts of Life star Lisa Whelchel shares her experiences of growing up without true friends and how she learned to find and develop them as an adult through God's grace.Not many people can say they lived their most crucial developmental years on the sound state of a wildly popular TV show. ... Book Review - Friendship for Grown-Ups
On 1/20 Julie wrote: I really, really like this book. I think it's such a wonderful concept to have a Bible story book that is actually the Bible! When you first open this book, the Table of Contents lists each story so you can pick and choose (if you so desire) what story you would like to read about. When you go to the ... Wonderful Book!!
On 11/17 Julie wrote: The Power of Respect, Benefit from the Most Forgotten Element of Success by Deborah NorvillePublisher - Thomas Nelson ISBN: 0785227601Best-selling author and journalist Deborah Norville researches the importance of respect in our daily lives and in society as a whole. Respect, a lost value in our ... Book Review - The Power of Respect