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Sunday, November 23, 2014

The Shemitah



THE MYSTERY OF THE SHEMITAH
The 3000-year-old mystery that holds the secret of America's future and the world's future ..... and your future.
By Jonathan Cahn
The Shemitah, the Sabbath year, also called the sabbatical year is the seventh year of the seven-year agricultural cycle mandated by the Torah for the Land of Israel. What does this have to do with us today? If you have not read the authors other book, the Harbinger, I would suggest you get a copy. It is a comparison of the judgment of Israel in the year of 586 BC and the United States today. Jonathan gives evidence to things that took place over the years that are more than coincidences that they only can be from the Hand of God. He offers a list of things that have taken place and how they connect with the Shemitah years. He writes able the falling away from God by the United States and how this is connected with what has and is taking place.
I thought the information he spoke about in the Harbinger was interesting, but tie it in with this book, the Shemitah, and you get a new way of looking at our history.
A quote from the back cover; "The book you can't afford NOT to read. It is already affecting your life....And it WILL affect your future!"
Read the book, thinks about what you the information and draw your own conclusion. I think, you will see why things have to change in the United States.
The opinion expressed here is my personal opinion. I purchased this book and wanted to inform the readers of my blog what I thought of this book.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Your Life Still Counts


YOUR LIFE STILL COUNTS How God Uses Your Past To Create A Beautiful Future By Tracie Miles Does your past haunt you? Do your think your past will stop God from loving you? This book will help you understand that God still has a plan for you, not in spite of your past, but because of it. Tracie Miles shares things from her past and a story from others who have had pasts that haunt them. She shares how God can and will use those things to make you into the person He wants you to be. She explains how His great and forgiving love will strength you if you will only let Him. In each chapter, Tracie shares things from the past that would bother anyone and will show how God has helped. At the end of each chapter she shares a story, entitled Her Story, from others who gone through some rough times and how God helped them, also included is a section titled Purpose Pondering, that includes some questions to answer. This book is written with women stories but I think it can be for anyone who is in need of help with their past. A very easy reading and it contains a lot of information about dealing with your past. I received this book free from Bethany House for purpose of this review, I was not required to write a positive review, the opinions I have expressed are my own.






New NIV Bible


DISCOVER GOD'S HEART DEVOTIONAL BIBLE

Explore The king's Love For His People On A Cover-To- Cover Journey Through The Bible A new NIV devotional Bible with 312 devotions with different reading plans. You will be able to read the Bible through in a year or at your own pace. The devotions are set up to do a reading 6 days a week. You will have scripture to read each day and a devotion, each is divided into 3 key parts, God's Story, The King's Love and Insight. God's Story section helps you understand the big picture and ties scripture together. Each book of the Bible starts with a detailed outline of the book, with information about the author, dates, and the theme and to what audience. The different reading plans can be used for your own personal study time. Remember God's heart is this; He wants us to know Him and to live in His great love. So God gave us His word. This new Bible will help you to know Him and His great love for us. The devotions are to the point and tied into your scriptural reading for each day. The layout is easy to follow, a page guide to the next day’s reading is offered, and the NIV translation is one of the easiest to understand. These devotions are different from others you may have read; they a three key look at what you are reading and will help you to understand God's love for us. I received this book free from the publisher through the BookLook Bloggers <http://booklookbloggers.com> book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255



Sunday, November 9, 2014

THE 8 GREAT DEBATES OF BIBLE PROPHECY


THE 8 GREAT DEBATES OF BIBLE PROPHECY Understanding The Ongoing Controversies By Ron Rhodes Bible prophecy, what are the different beliefs and should they be debated? Ron Rhodes has written this book to show the different beliefs that Christians have concerning Bible prophecy of the end times. He gives a description of the different beliefs and evidence for the different beliefs. He lays all the evidence on the table for you to understand the differences. The subjects covered are;
Should prophecy be interpreted literally or allegorically. He explains the difference.
Are Israel and the church distinct in Bible prophecy?
Knowing the signs of the times.
Which views of the rapture is correct.
How are we to understand the book of Revelation?
How are we to understand the antichrist?
Which view of the millennium is correct?
Should we set dates on prophetic events? He gives an informative definition to these subjects. He shows how different people believe them and he tells how he believes and why he believes that way. The book has a number of Bible references to scripture and gives a very informative view of each belief. After covering all the information, Ron closes his book with a chapter of why we should not let our belief, on prophecy, divided because of our differences in Bible prophecy. Afternoon comparing the various beliefs, you should be able to enjoy a friendly conversion about prophecy and get a enriched understanding of scripture and how God has put it altogether in His great plan. The opinion expressed here is my personal opinion. I purchased this book and wanted to inform the readers of my blog what I thought of this book.









Saturday, November 8, 2014

The Skeleton’s in God’s Closet



THE SKELETONS IN GOD'S CLOSET
By Joshua Ryan Butler
Does God have skeletons in His closet? If He does, are the skeletons the same as we normally think of when we say someone had skeletons in their closet? This book by Joshua Ryan Butler should help answer these questions.
The author makes reference to caricatures, which is a distorted view of something, (such as a cartoon version of a celebrity), not a true view, a photograph, of that thing or person. Joshua explains how we view God as a sadistic torturer, cold-hearted judge and a genocidal maniac; then sets the record straight with the truth. He offers examples from life and makes it easy to understand the truth.
A quote from the book:
" As we shall see, not only does God not have skeletons, God Himself is good in His very bones: not just in what He does, but in who He is; not only in His actions, but in the architecture of His character, the beauty of His being, the depths of His divine affection for the world."
The author divides the book into three sections about Hell, Judgment and Holy Wars. At the end of each chapter, Joshua gives a key idea about that chapter. The information offered should help the way we see God, not a distorted view but a true view of who God really is.
I received this book free from the publisher through the BookLook Bloggers <http://booklookbloggers.com> book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

God’s Plan


THE COMING ISLAMIC INVASION OF ISRAEL By Mark Hitchcock Final Jihad: How close are we? The battle of Gog and Magog prophesied in Ezekiel 38 and 39 is the subject of this book. A small book with a lot of information about what God has planned. The book answers the questions as to who the invading forces are and what modern day countries are involved, where it will take place and why it will happen. Mark Hitchcock, a noted writer on Bible Prophecy, tells this story in a way that is easy to understand why this is important to Christian and non-Christians. A quote from the book: "God says that the events of this great end-time battle will happen that "they will know that I am the Lord" (Ezekiel 39:6, 7, 28)”. Another quote "The purpose of the great prophecy of the Battle of Gog and Magog is to lead men and women to see the glory, majesty, and sovereignty of God so that they turn to Him and come to know who He is." The author devotes the last chapter to a invitation, to all who do not know the Lord as their personal savior, to take that step to know the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. Link to author’s bio: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/author-spotlight.php?authorid=74994 I received this book free from Blogging For Books. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255