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Then Jesus said ... “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” - John 8:31-32

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Five Little Pumpkins (E Van)

Five Little Pumpkins (E Van)

The favorite finger rhyme told in schools, libraries, and play groups every Halloween is presented here in wonderfully humorous and endearing illustrations. Five not-so-little pumpkins start out "sitting on a gate." But before long a wild evening is afoot. They roll along a country lane to join some trick-or-treaters--a ghost, two witches, and a clown. As the lights go out and a magical wind swirls by, all converge on a big, old Victorian house--where every window has a spooky scene, and a skeleton comes to open the door! Full of the Halloween spirit from beginning to end, this playful and inviting book will prove a delight all year long.

 

Hurry Less, Worry Less at Work (241.64)

Hurry Less, Worry Less at Work (241.64)

The author Judy Christie writes: “This book shares the path that I took and is written with the certainty that there is a better way to live, even in these hectic times…especially in these hectic times….An unexpected part of the journey was how God began to speak to me and help me grow….I discovered that part of the yearning inside me was for this underdeveloped part of my life.”  Christie suggests that you balance your life at work with your life outside of work.

Hurry Less, Worry Less at Work offers practical ideas and strategies to help you begin your own path toward change and greater balance.  This book also includes a chapter-by-chapter study guide that can be used individually or with a group.  Each chapter includes questions and simple steps to consider, tips from real people, helpful scripture verses for guidance, and prayers for your journey.

 

Tell Me about Heaven (J236.24 Alc)

Tell Me about Heaven (J236.24 Alc)

Ten-year-old Jake struggles to understand his grandma's death. But as he spends two weeks at his grandfather's home, he is able to receive answers to his questions about Heaven.

As Jake and Grandpa fish, watch the stars, and take long walks, Grandpa shares what the Bible says about the reality and beauty of Heaven. As Jake learns the truth about Heaven, he begins to better understand and accept his grandmother's death.

As readers uncover the truths in the dialogue between Grandpa and Jake, they will better appreciate the home that awaits all who place their faith in Christ.

 

What to Do with a Box (E Yol)

What to Do with a Box (E Yol)

If you give a child a box, who can tell what will happen next? It may become a library or a boat. It could set the scene for a fairy tale or a wild expedition. The most wonderful thing is its seemingly endless capacity for magical adventure, a feature imaginatively captured in cardboardesque art by Chris Sheban and rhythmically celebrated in this poetic tribute by renowned children's author Jane Yolen.