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REVIEW: 101 BIBLE STORIES:From Creation to Revelations Illrustrated by Dan Andreasen

101 Bible Stories from Creation to Revelation101 BIBLE STORIES: FROM CREATION TO REVELATION

Illrustrated by DAN ANDERASEN

http://www.zondervan.com

http://www.zonderkidz.com

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction/Religion/Bible Stories

Age Range: 6-10 years

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher.

 

  • Age Range: 6 – 10 years
  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Zonderkidz (February 4, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0310740649
  • ISBN-13: 978-0310740643

 

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101 Bible Stories from Creation to Revelation brings together 101 of the most well-known and beloved Bible stories. Written for young independent readers and with colorful artwork, this storybook Bible is sure to become a favorite. Each story is one page in length and features a picture depicting the main character or event of the story. Both story and artwork can also provide perfect springboards for further family or child and parent discussion of the rest of the story and its impact on our faith.

 

MY THOUGHTS:

101 BIBLE STORIES: FROM CREATION TO REVELATION illustrated by Dan Anreasen is a delightful Juvenile Nonfiction/Religion/Bible Stories. What is not to love about this book…. nothing!

From the Old Testament to the New Testament, children will delight in the stories, as well as the illustrations. Easy to follow, with only one page per story and each with beautiful illustrations of the main character or event of the story. Recommended for ages 6-8, many young readers will find this an inspiring story. An easy way for independent young readers to learn more of the Bible. A must have addition to any library. I would recommend educators, church educators, parents, and grand parents pick up a copy of 101 BIBLE STORIES: FROM CREATION TO REVELATION, you will not regret your choice. Thank you Zonderkids for this wonderful opportunity! Received for an honest review.

RATING: 5

HEAT RATING: NONE

REVIEWED BY: AprilR, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More

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REVIEW: WHAT’S ON GOD’S SIN LIST FOR TODAY? by Tom Hobson….

WHAT’S ON GOD’S SIN LIST FOR TODAY?

TOM HOBSON

Genre: Non-fiction/Religion/Spirituality

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher.

  • Paperback: 101 pages
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers (April 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1610972791
  • ISBN-13: 978-1610972796

Book Description(Amazon)

April 1, 2011
Christians get confused about exactly what to do with the commands in the Bible. Do we need to give up pork and shellfish? Is it a sin to eat roadkill or to eat blood sausage? Is it a sin to wear mixed fabric? Is cross-dressing a crime? What about tattoos? What do we do with that command not to boil a kid in its mother’s milk? And if none of these commands are for Christians today, then which Bible commands are for today?
This book is designed to help you find solid answers to the question, “Which parts of the Bible’s teaching are timeless and universal, and which parts are only for the people to whom the Bible was first written?” We will examine the laws in the Old Testament and the New Testament sin lists, and how they speak to issues such as sex, alcohol and drugs, obscene language, and gambling as they existed in the first-century world, as we seek to discover what’s on God’s sin list for us today.Tom Hobson has been a pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA) since 1983. He holds degrees from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

MY THOUGHTS:
WHAT’S ON GOD’S SIN LIST FOR TODAY? by Tom Hobson is an interesting non-fiction/religion/spirituality. Filled with interesting answers to questions as to where things are in the Bible and what is from the old testament and what is the new testament. Which was law in the old testament and which is on God’s sin list today. It examines issues such as sex,gambling, alcohol,adultery,and many,many more things. A very interesting and informative book. A great research book. If you enjoy learning more on religion,and spirituality I would suggest you read this title. Received for an honest review from the publisher.
RATING: 4
HEAT RATING: NONE(Non-fiction/Religion)
REVIEWED BY: AprilR, Review courtesy of My Book Addiction and More

REVIEW AND #GIVEAWAY~ JOSIAH’S TREASURE by Nancy Herriman…

JOSIAH’S TREASURE

NANCY HERRIMAN

http://www.worthypublishing.com

Genre: Christian Historical Fiction(Americana)

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher and Wynn Wynn Media,LLC

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Worthy Book Publishers (March 25, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1936034794
  • ISBN-13: 978-1936034796

Book Description(Amazon)

March 25, 2013
In 1882, Sarah Whittier dreams of opening an art studio run by immigrant women. She plans to use the house left to her by family friend Josiah Cady as collateral for her studio. But will all be lost when the inheritance is challenged by an angry man claiming to be Josiah’s son and legal heir? Rumor of gold nuggets hidden in the house, place Sarah’s life in danger. Her future uncertain and her safety threatened, Sarah has nowhere to turn. That is, unless she can soften a vengeful man’s heart-and they both learn that love is finer than any gold.
MY THOUGHTS:
JOSIAH’S TREASURE by Nancy Herriman is a inspirational historical Fiction set in 1882 San Francisco. A fast paced story filled with hope and promise. Sarah Whittier and Daniel Cady are on a journey of secrets,faith,deception,betrayal,hope and love. Daniel has a vengeful heart until the truth is revealed about his father,Josiah,who left his inheritance to Sarah. Sarah has a desire to help others,a past filled with secrets,and mistakes,and a desire to own an Art Galley. When rumor places Sarah in danger, because,someone thinks she is has a treasure chest full of gold nuggets, Daniel must let go of his vengeful heart to help save Sarah. Josiah,not only rescued Sarah,but loved her unconditionally,he thought his precious family was dead to him. He died not knowing the truth. Daniel learns far more than he wanted to about his father,his family and love. Josiah’s treasure is far more than gold,love may be the greatest treasure of all. A must read for anyone who enjoys Christian reads,historical fiction,Americana reads,early 1800 Art world,and a wonderful story of hope and promise. Received for an honest review from the publisher and Wynn-Wynn Media,LLC.
RATING: 4.5
HEAT RATING:SWEET
REVIEWED BY: AprilR, My Book Addiction Reviews
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