101 Hymn Stories
Kenneth W. Osbeck. The songs of Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley, Fanny Crosby, John Newton, and other hymn writers have been used to challenge the unbeliever, edify the saint, and fan revival fires. Knowing who wrote the words and music and what occasion prompted the writings makes these beautiful hymns even more inspiring. This book contains true and touching background stories of 101 hymns. 283 pages; paper; Kregel.
102 Devotional Sermonettes, Creole
An inspirational book written especially for devotional times. This book is full of writings pertinent to our time. The author's purpose is to bring joy and courage to the reader. May be used for personal and family devotions. 213 pages; paper; Koehn.
14 Faithful Followers
Lloyd Penner. Are we the same kind of Christians as those of ancient times? Read these 14 biographical sketches about people living between the first and the 20th centuries. There is much information about their everyday lives and how they accepted the faith, passing it down to the present generations. The reading level is not difficult, and some older folk may find some familiar names. 186 pages; paperback.
742 Heart-Warming Poems
Compiled by John R. Rice. These poems will warm the heart of the Christian, some written by noted authors including Fanny Crosby, Annie Johnson Flint, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. The themes cover salvation, faith, sin, prayer, service, and more. 333 pages; hardcover; Sword of the Lord.
A Call to Prayer
J. C. Ryle. Do you pray? Prayer is absolutely needful to a man’s salvation. Backsliding generally first begins with neglect of private prayer. Believers are urged to earnest, bold, thankful, humble private prayer, and any Christian can grow in personal prayer. People who don’t pray are urged to start. 32 pages; paper; Versa Press.
A Change of Allegiance
Dean Taylor. The author tells how he and his wife became determined to follow Jesus without compromise while he was enlisted in the U.S. Army. They studied the Scriptures and church history to find answers to questions about loving your enemies and whether a Christian can go to war. This book is a journey into the historical and biblical teaching on war and peace. 224 pages; paper.
A Charge to Keep
Isabella Macdonald Alden. Reuben Watson Stone stood shivering in the cold December wind. Even though work was hard to find, his widowed mother and sister depended on him to be the man in charge of the house. He'd do anything to support his family, but would he do what was right? Read this story to understand the struggles this young man faces to provide his family with just the necessities of life. A story for youth and adult readers. 224 pages; paper; Joyce Nolt.