Review: Zion Covenant Series

Authors: Bodie & Brock Thoene Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers History, suspense, romance, tragedy, and edification. This is what you will get out of the Zion Covenant Series. I've rarely read a series with such drama and suspense, and so well written, as this one. Though not every book was perfect, and I found a few …

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Comments on “Jerusalem Interlude”

A look at a message in the book "Jerusalem Interlude" and how we can apply the lessons of history to our lives today.

Review: The Wind in the Willows

I knew of The Wind in the Willows stories from the family evening readings of my childhood. Even so, all I could really remember is that there was a character called Toad and another called Frog and they hung out together. After reading this book, I know now that we must have been reading a different …

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Hymns: What a Friend we have in Jesus

Joseph Medlicott Scriven was in 1819 born to John and Jane Scriven of Banbridge, Ireland. Joseph had a rather turbulent life even from a young age. He had wanted to serve in the military, but his poor health led to him studying at Trinity College, which he graduated from in 1842. A year later, his fiancée drowned …

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Hymns: Before the Throne of God

Charitie (Smith) Bancroft was born June of 1841 in Dublin, Ireland. Her father was a Reverend at the Colebrooke Church in Dublin, and her "talent for poetic composition" arose early in her life. Charitie's first poems and hymns were published before she was even twenty! Outside of her writing, little is known about her life …

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