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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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My World of Color (E Bro)

My World of Color (E Bro)

Well-loved for her books for young children, Margaret Wise Brown excels in bringing attention to the smallest details in a child's world. Here she introduces the concept of color to children with a wonderfully playful, lyrical text. Loretta Krupinski's jewel-toned palette, charming characters, and plentiful details perfectly complement the text.

 

Renovation of the Heart (248.4 Wil)

Renovation of the Heart (248.4 Wil)

A high school student raised in a Christian home who turns to drugs and alcohol.  A woman who has tried to stop criticizing others—for ten years.  A father who knows he needs more patience with his children, but his efforts seem in vain.  What do these people have in common?  They are all in desperate need of further renovation of the heart, of transformation of the spirit.   But just what is this transformation?  Author Dallas Willard explains that its ideal end is when all of the essential parts of the human self are effectively organize around God, as they are restored and sustained by him.

 

Hurricane Heroes in Texas (JFic Osb)

Hurricane Heroes in Texas (JFic Osb)

In one of Mary Pope Osborne’s latest books, Jack and Annie are caught out in the rain in the most dangerous Magic Tree House mission yet!

Jack and Annie are on a mission! When the magic tree house whisks them back to Galveston, Texas, in 1900, they find out that a big storm is coming. But even though there is rain and wind, no one believes there is any danger. As the storm grows, seawater floods the city. Now everyone needs help! Jack and Annie have a little bit of magic and a lot of hope--but will it be enough?

 

Things Not Seen  (242.5 Blo)

Things Not Seen (242.5 Blo)

In Jon Bloom’s intriguing book, Things Not Seen, the author gives us a fresh look at old stores of trusting God’s promises.  We plead for God’s deliverance from our pain and wonder why He keeps letting it go on. We are not alone. A cloud of witnesses surrounds us and they help us understand. In these 35 creative retellings of Bible stories, Jon Bloom explores the hope and joy that Abraham, Moses, Naomi, John the Baptist, and others experienced in the painful process of discovering that God’s promises really are more trustworthy than our perceptions.