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For the Love of Sophia
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Socrates, Plato, and others described themselves as philo-sophia, or lovers of wisdom. In this book, David Jones collects wisdom stories from different cultures, religions, and eras and combines them in one readable collection using one main character, Sophia.
The Fig Tree Pages: 30 Devotional Stories to Help You Grow Closer to God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
The Fig Tree Pages are devotionals that illustrate biblical themes and lessons through simple, easy-to-read short stories. The 30 devotionals inspire you to relate the stories to your everyday life, while using the provided Recommended Scripture Readings and Challenge Questions for further reflection and application.
The Joshua Book
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
What the World Needs Now - The great hope for this world is found in the way of life that Joshua presented 2000 years ago. During times of great economic, political and social upheaval, there is a greater need for the transforming power of the religion of the Kingdom of Heaven without the various doctrines that have been added on to the simple truth that God is our Father and we are his sons.
Connections: A Guide To Types And Symbols In The Bible
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 192,140. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Reference / General
This book is an excellent tool for understanding the Bible's hidden symbolism. It is filled with insights from Hebrew and Greek words, and ancient Jewish and Middle-Eastern culture and customs. The reader will sense a great puzzle coming together and revealing many deep and hidden truths. This is an extensive work; nearly 200,000 words, with 23 chapters, packed with valuable information.
How Mr. Cat Fell Out With Mr. Rat and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fiction
This book presents 10 stories from the African forest / context. The stories are rich with local African color and involve animals (typical of the African forest). One of the stories provides an amusing explanation for why certain things are the way they are – for instance – Why Mr. Leopard is spotted. In this story, the reader / listener is cautioned about the use and perils of fire.
The Carpenter of Galilee & The Welcoming Door - Illustrated
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts
THE ILLUSTRATED PARABLE OF THE PRODIGAL SON He was born in poverty, yet he enriches the lives of millions. He never left his own country, yet he influences nations. He never wrote a book, yet more has been written about him than anyone who has ever lived. He had no formal education, yet his teachings give life meaning. He was a simple carpenter, yet he changed the world.
City on a Hill: Parables of the Carpenter - Vol. 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts
Another chapter in the greatest story ever told . . . Come meet Jesus before he started attracting crowds. In his previous book, THE WELCOMING DOOR, Kenny Kemp retold three cherished parables in an entirely new and unique way-—placing Jesus himself, as a working carpenter, in the stories he would one day teach the world. Simple, subtle, and heartfelt, these stories will delight all ages.
The Welcoming Door: Parables of the Carpenter - Vol. 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,900. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
Meet Jesus before he started attracting crowds. The parables are the most well-known stories in history, and here author Kenny Kemp illuminates these timeless tales with an entirely new approach and a style as simple and elegant as the parables themselves. In this volume, he reintroduces three of the most famous of these celebrated stories: the prodigal son, the talents, and the good Samaritan.
The Parables of Jesus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / New Testament, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts
"The Parables of Jesus" gives a close up view of the major parables of Jesus. Helps you explore the parables and examine them from various angles. Common sense analysis encourages you to think and ponder. Focuses on what the parables actually say, and what they do not say. Explains and illustrates essential tools that will aid in your study of parables and the entire Bible.
Gifts of the Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,010. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Beautiful, timeless short stories that have touched the lives of many..inspiring "parables" that show us its often how we choose to handle a situation infuses our lives with new meaning. These real life lessons--often passed on in subtle ways during "defining moments"-are genuine, potent and precious and can show us the path to greater tolerance, acceptance, kindness,forgiveness and grace.