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The Agony of deceit
The Agony of deceit
Author: Michael Horton, C. Everett Koop, Joel H. Nederhood
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/5/2011
Helpful Score: 1


This extra-ordinary book goes to great lengths to teach what the Gospel is NOT and what the gospel IS. The editor, Michael Horton, apart from making significant contributions of his own, has gathered together contributors of considerable standing in the literary and Christian worlds. Their combined purpose is the exposing of the teachings of certain television evangelists with worldwide audiences numbering many millions.

Until many of them became embroiled in scandal, television preachers had been above reproach in the eyes of millions of viewers. Their followers assumed them to be learned, enlightened, and creditable ministers of the gospel. But the fall of several popular televangelists has forced the church to take a closer look at the teachings of her more visable preachers.

The Agony of Deceit is an in-depth, carefully documented analysis os television evangelism. This collection of fourteen essays boasts an impressive list of contributors including R.C. Sproul, Walter Martin, Art Lindsley, and C. Everett Koop. Though they represent several denominations, all the contributors agree that the most significant problem plaguing televangelism is not moral or ethical decline but a gross deficiency of its doctrinal foundations. In short, heresy.


Angelina Ballerina's Christmas Crafts
Angelina Ballerina's Christmas Crafts
Author: Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illustrator)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/17/2005
Helpful Score: 1


Make your holiday season bright with 26 crafts and recipes inspired by Angelina Ballerina. Starting with Angelina's Christmas Countdown, you'll find something new to do for every day of the holiday season! From ideas for adorable ornaments to recipes for simple, scrumptious treats, every page offers something fun and easy to do for Angelina Ballerina's biggest little fans!


Chicken Soup for the Christian Soul
Review Date: 2/5/2006


Inspiring book


Children and the Christian faith
Children and the Christian faith
Author: Cos H Davis
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/30/2010


From Back Cover:

Religious training of children is the responsibility of parents and the church. In "Children and the Christian Faith," Cos H. Davis, Jr. offers help for paretns and church workers interested in the instruction of children during the conversion experience and in the Christian faith.
The book is developed in three major sections.

I. "The Parents' Role in Religious Training" deals with the parents' responsibility for the religious training of their children. It includes a consideration of childhood conversion.

II. "Important Issues in Religious Training" considers the working of the Holy Spirit in the life of the child and the communication of religious ideas to children.

III. "Teaching the Fairth" suggests procedures and methods which parents may use at home to teach children about God, the church, baptism, the Lord's Supper, prayer, the Bible, and spiritual growth.


Energizing Your Teenager's Faith (Fast Help for Parents)
Energizing Your Teenager's Faith (Fast Help for Parents)
Author: Jay Kesler, Paul Woods
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/30/2010


No one has more influence on teenagers' faith than parents. Not the church. Not the youth minister. Not friends. So, take advantage of your powerful influence as a parent. Help your teenagers resist the outside pressures that casue them to turn away from their faith. Encourage your kids to grow in the Christian commitment and love for others.

Engergizing Your Teenager's Faith gives you practical ideas on how you and your family can:

- Encourage your teenager's spiritual growth.
- Help your son or daughter apply faith to daily life.
- Start creative family devotions--and keep them going.
- Live out your faith through family service projects.

Plus, you get down-to-earth advice on...

- What not to worry about--when your teenager seems to be rejecting your faith
- How your own faith influences your teenager's spiritual growth
-How to respond to a teenager who wants to attend a different church
-What to say when your teenager asks tough questions about God.


Feed Me, I'm Yours
Feed Me, I'm Yours
Author: Vicki Lansky
Book Type: Hardcover
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Review Date: 1/4/2007


This is a spiral-spined book.


Finding Your Way
Finding Your Way
Author: Colleen Reece, Julie Reece Demarco
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 11/13/2005


Graduation from high school or college is an achievement that deserves notice. Give this collection of quotes, Scriptures, stories, and prayers to graduates as they embark on the voyage of life.


For such a time as this: Being a millennial leader
For such a time as this: Being a millennial leader
Author: Jeffrey Myers
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/15/2013


From back cover:

A major theme of the Bible is that God uses ordinary people with ordinary gifts to make an extraordinary impact on the world. All Christians have come to a position of influence for such a time as this.

At the dawn of the new millennium, you must commit your life to making a difference by applying the truths of God's World to the world around you.

This book will encourage you to become a millennial leader who can make a difference in the world. You will learn how to:

see the world from God's perspective
utilize your gifts and talents to influence others
be alert to Satan's schemes
creatively plan how to make a difference in the world

God uses ordinary people with ordinary gifts to make an extraordinary impact on the world. God can use you. Every time you act to influence others, you change the world.

God bless you as you study, pray, and plan to influence the world for Jesus Christ.


God's World Makes Me Feel So Little
God's World Makes Me Feel So Little
Author: Helen Caswell
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 2/2/2006


Beautifully illustrated book. To a young child, everything seems large. Trees are so tall, and the sky and ocean seem endless. Even other people are much bigger. How can God care about something as little as a child? God's World Makes Me Feel So Little introduces young readers to the wonders of God's world and wshows children why they are important and precious in God's sight.


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Poster Book
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Poster Book
Author: Scholastic Books
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/24/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Harry Potter fans of all ages will treasure these captivating images from the new Warner Brothers movie "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets." Each full-color poster includes exciting scenes and characters from the movie. Share Harry's magical adventures!


Hearsts Dream
Hearsts Dream
Author: Tayor Coffman
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 3/15/2007


William Randolph Hears looms large in twentieth-century America. One of his best-known legacies is La Cuesta Encantada, or Hearst Castle, the product of his collaboraion with Julia Morgan, his architect. Taylor Coffman tells of the human side of this legacy and also provides a much-needed overview of the history of the san Simeon area. The book is a fine piece of local history writing.


High Value Manager
High Value Manager
Author: Florence Stone
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/3/2006


Are you a manager or an aspiring manager? This one-of-a-kind guide will help you master 80 skills that are esessntial for superior performance in today's leaner, restructured organization.


I See God Everywhere
I See God Everywhere
Author: Steven Traugh, Susan Traugh
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 2/2/2006


A nice "Emergent Readers for Little Believers" book. Nicely illustrated.


If You Were a Ballet Dancer
If You Were a Ballet Dancer
Author: Ruth Belov Gross
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/30/2005


What is it like to be a ballet dancer? Read this book and find out! Lots of photos and questions and answers about training to become a ballet dancer, ballet school, performances, and more.


Joseph's Coat of Many Colors (My Little Book About, Leap Frog)
Joseph's Coat of Many Colors (My Little Book About, Leap Frog)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/2/2006


This is a beautifully illustrated Bible story.


Letters to Jess and Kate: A Unique and Innovative Approach to Helping a Child Understand Divorce
Review Date: 11/13/2005


Letters to Jess and Kate is a unique tool to help parents and children talk together more easily. This collection of fictional letters from a wise and sympathetic uncle offers stories about life that encourage children through tough times. Uncle Bob writes a letter every week to Jess and Kate, sharing family stories and lessons he's learned in life, including tough subjects like: why people divorce, guilt and selfishness, sexuality, understanding God, growing up, making decisions, falling in love, and myriad other topics that concern preadolescent children. Uncle Bob's stories introduce difficult issues and make it easier to share feelings and fears, to have fun in the present, and to hope for the future.


Mewtwo Strikes Back (Pokemon)
Mewtwo Strikes Back (Pokemon)
Author: Tracey West
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 11/12/2005


Scientists cloned the legendary Pokemon Mew to create Mewtwo, the most powerful Pokemon in the world. Only no one counted on a mad, mean Mewtwo! Now it wants to rule and it will stop at nothing to get its way. Mewtwo sets a trap for the world's best Pokemon trainers. It plans to steal their Pokemon and make super-nasty clones--clones strong enough to defeat all the real Pokemon. Even Ash and Piachu are no match for Mewtwo and its cunning copies. Now only Mew can save the world from MewTwo's Poke power. Mew, go! It's a double-trouble Pokemon showdown.


My First Book of Words 1000 Words Every Child Should Know
My First Book of Words 1000 Words Every Child Should Know
Author: Lena Shiffman
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 11/12/2005


Great book for infants, toddlers, or the beginning reader. There ish an illustration for each word. Each page has a theme such as "My Body," "My Family," "My Feelings," "My Bedroom," "My Toys," "My Clothes," "My Kitchen," "My Food," "My Living Room," "My Bathroom," "My Backyard," "My Classroom," Colors, Shapes, Numbers, Letters, Musical Instruments, Town, Supermarket, Playground, Doctor's Office, Vehicles, Tools, Holidays, Seasons, Weather, Farm Animals, Zoo Animals, Underwater Animals, Nighttime Animals, etc.


The New Book of the Horse
The New Book of the Horse
Author: Sarah Haw
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/2/2007
Helpful Score: 1


The New Book of the Horse is for today's generation of riders and horse lovers. It provides the key to understanding the natural instincts and behavior of the horse and, with the help of leading riders, enables you to use this insight to develop your riding skills. you will learn through more than 500 photographs how to take your riding that one step further, to enable you to compete in any of the major equestrian sports: show jumping, dressage and eventing. With problem-solving tips and a "master class" approach to training, you have in one book all you need to enhance your knowledge and enjoyment of your favorite discipline.


Paddington at the Circus (Piccolo)
Paddington at the Circus (Piccolo)
Author: Michael Bond
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 11/12/2005


In Paddington at the Circus, the little bear goes along to enjoy all the fun and excitement of the greatest show on earth. All goes well, until he decides to take part in the show--and ends up being the star turn of the evening!


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