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7071554: KJV Thompson Chain-Reference Bible, Large Print, Genuine leather, Black, Thumb-indexed KJV Thompson Chain-Reference Bible, Large Print, Genuine leather, Black, Thumb-indexed
Compiled by B. B. Kirkbride
The major attraction of the KJV Thompson Chain Reference Bible, 5th edition, is its unique numbering system that "chains" all verses pertaining to a certain subject together. It is a topical reference system. In addition to the numbering system, this Bible offers: self pronouncing text and dictionary, introduction to the books, special Bible readings, outline studies of the Bible, Bible atlas with index, studies of prominent Bible characters. This Bible displays the words of Christ in red. The Thompson Comprehensive Bible Helps containing a complete system of Biblical Studies in eight departments: Text Cyclopedia; Bible Readings; Outline Studies of the Bible; Studies of Prominent Bible Characters; Bible Harmonies and Illustrated Studies; Archaeological Supplement; Concordance; Colored Bible Atlas. Over 100,000 topical references; over 8,000 chain topics; revised concordance; updated archaeoloigcal supplement; 16 pages


  The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language
By Eugene H. Peterson
Over seven million people have enjoyed The Message - New Testament, and have been eagerly awaiting the day when Eugene Peterson would complete the Old Testament, and release the entire Bible in his unique translational-paraphrase. Well, the wait is over!
Translated directly from the ancient Hebrew and Greek texts into today's contemporary American idiomatic speech, The Message is designed as a reading Bible. With no verse numbers or stiff, formal language, the Scriptures unfold like a gripping novel. Passages we've read many times before come alive, revealing the vibrant energy and passion of God's Word. From the mysterious Old Testament stories to the straightforward teachings of Jesus, to the encouraging early church letters, reading The Message will jump-start hearts, challenge minds, and forever change lives.
Although translated by only one man and not by committee, this "translational-paraphrase" was reviewed by theologians to validate the accuracy of Peterson's translation from the ancient Greek and Hebrew texts of the Bible.


KJV Bible – Audio Bible
The King James Version Audio Bible read by Alexander Scourby. 48 high quality audio cassettes.


The Message of Hope
By Eugene H. Peterson
Trade Paperback with 128 Pages, from Nav Press (2001). ISBN: 1576832937
Believers and seekers alike have gleaned comfort, hope, and inspiration from Peterson's easy-to-read paraphrase. Now so affordable that you can buy one for each person in your small group, this pocket-sized booklet features the entire Gospel of Mark, as well as selected psalms and epistle excerpts. Great as a witnessing tool, too!
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Wordy: Bible Memory Adventure Software on CD-ROM
Memorizing Scripture doesn't have to be boring. In fact, your family will learn a lot faster if you pop Wordy into your computer and add some fun, diversity, and motivation to your memorization plan! Includes KJV and NIV Scripture Verse Sets, but you can also type in your own * Exciting 2-player mode * 8MB RAM * Windows 95 * From Rue


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Christian Living and Inspirational


Rumors of Another World
By Philip Yancey
In Rumors of Another World, Philip Yancey investigates the natural world and discovers the supernatural hiding in plain view. He grapples with why God made the world and what our role truly is, and seeks to answer the question, "How do I live in the natural world while expressing the values of the supernatural?" He writes, "I have come to understand faith as the highest form of integrated encounter. Faith puts together, assembles, re-orders, accepting the entire world as God's handiwork. We live among clues, like rescuers shifting through pieces of stained glass shattered by a bomb, and only with a blueprint or some memory of original design can we begin to connect the shards, to assemble them into a pattern that makes sense of our world." Yancey invites you to join him on a journey of discovery. He will challenge you to tune into "rumors of another world," and connect the seen with the unseen. He promises that the grace-filled result will be a life of beauty, purpose, freedom, and faith.



Bible References and Handbooks

Hayford's Spirit-Filled Life Bible Handbook
Edited by Jack Hayford
Designed especially for Pentecostal/charismatic believers! This major reference tool provides you with an informative survey for each book of the Bible, the unique Spirit-Filled Life Encyclopedic Dictionary, Word Wealth word studies, maps and charts, and Kingdom Keys for applying the principles of the Spirit-filled life. 832 pages, hardcover from Nelson.


Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words
Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words and Unger and White's Expository Dictionary of the OT in one convenient volume! This revised edition is more comprehensive, since the original Vine's OT Word Studies was so brief. It also codes each word to Strong's, BDB Hebrew Lexicon, and BAGD Greek Lexicon. Words are arranged in English. 1119 pages, hardcover from Nelson.


The New Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
The most valuable Bible study tool for a century, Strong's is now easier to use! Enhanced by easy-to-read type, the concordance entries are subdivided and defined when words have more than one meaning. Other improvements include full Bible book names, definitions and pronunciations for proper names, words of Christ shaded in gray, a topical index, and concise Hebrew and Greek dictionaries. 1795 pages, hardcover from Nelson.



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Bible Commentaries


   Life in the Spirit New Testament Commentary
Here's a one-of-a-kind resource that presents Spirit-filled theology at its best! Uniting scholarly precision with spiritual fire, the Life in the Spirit New Testament Commentary offers detailed introductions to each New Testament book; in-depth exegesis from a charismatic perspective; and Scripture references from the popular NIV. Numerous photographs, maps, charts, and graphs enhance your learning and insights. Edited by Roger Stronstad and French Arrington. 1648 pages, hardcover, Zondervan.


  Revelation, NIV Application Commentary
By Craig Keener


  Calvin's Commentaries, 22 Volumes
by John Calvin

John Calvin, the great Reformed theologian, combined profound reverence for God's Word with an objective exegetical methodology. This series covers the Old Testament (except for Judges through Job, Proverbs through Song of Songs) and the New Testament (except for 2 & 3 John and Revelation). Sets can be shipped using Standard, Premium, or Express Service only. 22 hardcovers, from Baker.
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Biblical Studies


Paul, the Spirit, and the People of God
By Gordon Fee
In this thought provoking book, Gordon Fee deals primarily with the presence of the Holy Spirit in the individual life of the believer and in the church. He has redefined the terms of the discussion of the Holy Spirit in a fresh and passionate way, and gives us invitation to read the words of Paul in the New Testament anew. He examines the presence of the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament and shows how God dwelt amongst His people and how the presence departed and was renewed again, and shows us how to experience the presence of God in our lives.


3344X: Jesus the Seer: The Progress of Prophecy Jesus the Seer: The Progress of Prophecy
By Ben Witherington
Scholars have long acknowledged that prophetic expressions were central to ancient Mediterranean religions, including Judaism. In this intriguing study spanning the time of Christ through the first three centuries of the Christian era, Witherington examines the cross-cultural nature of prophecy, showing how Judaism—and ultimately the prophetic role of Jesus—was influenced by other traditions. 460 pages, hardcover from Hendrickson, 1999.


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Spirit-Filled Living


The Beauty of Spiritual Language
By Jack Hayford
Take an honest look into the practice of speaking in tongues! This balanced, biblical approach debunks common myths, dissolves stereotypes, and helps remove your fears. Hayford shares the beauty and order of spiritual language that he has found and helps you discover the benefits that speaking in tongues can bring you. 224 pages, softcover from Nelson.


The Beginner's Guide to Spiritual Gifts: Learn More About 9 Spiritual Gifts
By Sam Storms
Do you have questions about prophecy, miracles, or speaking in tongues? Turn to The Beginner's Guide to Spiritual Gifts for real answers. Focusing on the nine gifts in 1 Corinthians 12, Sam Storms clearly explains the characteristics of the charismata, their function, and their importance in renewal and revival in today's church. His keen insights will help you understand the gifts, discover your own, and be open to the Holy Spirit's power. 136 pages, softcover, Vine.


Spirit and Power
By William W. Menzies & Robert P. Menzies
Spirit and Power is a fresh, scholarly, and definitive look at what Pentecostals believe and why. Whether you are a Pentecostal or a non-Pentecostal, this book will help you get a thorough understanding of Pentecostal perspectives and their scriptural foundations.


The Word and The Spirit
By Paul Cain & R.T. Kendall
In the past there have been those who live their spiritual lives by biblical explanation only. At the same time others have based their theological dispositions on "signs and wonders" characterized by the Pentecostal/Charismatic movement. Popular teachers Cain and Kendall believe that God is on the brink of releasing an era of unprecidented glory as the people of God "marry" together both the Word and the Spirit.


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Theological Studies


On the Cessation of the Charismata: The Protestant Polemic on Postbiblical Miracles
By Jon Ruthven
The recent dramatic growth in the Pentecostal and charismatic movements revitalized the ancient debate over cessationism—the doctrine that manifestations of miraculous spiritual gifts have ceased. This work by Regent University professor Jon Ruthven provides a thorough and detailed assessment of the cessation controversy, examining the historical, philosophical and biblical contexts to provide an irenic interpretive framework grounded in scriptural intent. The book also includes an exhaustive bibliography which will serve as an invaluable scholarly resource for those working in this area.

66855: Spirit of the Last Days Spirit of the Last Days
By Peter Althouse
Early Pentecostals proclaimed the restoration of the charismatic gifts as a sign of the imminent coming of Christ. This eschatology was later marginalized by the rise of fundamentalist dispensationalism. Today Pentecostal eschatology is being revised to include a more transformative view of the kingdom.

This book proposes a further revision of Pentecostal eschatology created to recover prophetic elements of early Pentecostalism that invite a responsible social engagement in the world, and to overcome fundamentalist assumptions which have crept into Pentecostal theology in its middle years. To this end, the eschatological thought of selected Pentecostal theologians is placed in dialogue with Jurgen Moltmann. This dialogue critiques fundamentalist tendencies within contemporary Pentecostalism by advocating a theology more open to history and creation, and a Pentecostal ethic both personal and social in scope. Continuum, 2003.


602149: The Prophecy That Is Shaping History The Prophecy That Is Shaping History
By Jon Mark Ruthven
Perhaps the biggest news story in two thousand years is now building: A worldwide, apocalyptic clash of spiritual forces in a fight to the death. The focus of this conflict is the tiny state of Israel, whose re-emergence its traditional land has sparked unrelenting rage and attack. Repeated votes in the United Nations reveal an enduring hostility among the nations of the world toward Israel - even to the point of denying her right to exist. News media and political analysts have overlooked an important factor in this growing global animosity toward Israel. That factor is a single ancient prophecy that not only predicts this universal conflict, but also powerfully shapes its precipitating events and attitudes, and does it on both sides of the conflict! Amazingly, this prophecy by Ezekiel (chapters 38 and 39) is currently the subject of numerous best-selling books, both in the English-speaking and Muslim worlds! THE PROPHECY THAT IS SHAPING HISTORY represents a breakthrough in research and scholarship. This new and serious study of the subject clearly traces the origins and the ultimate destinies of the major nations who will clash in the most horrific battle the world has ever seen. Xulon Press.


09145: Renewal Theology, One-Volume Edition Renewal Theology, One-Volume Edition
By Rodman Williams
Now you can have all three books of this landmark study in charismatic theology in one unabridged volume! Written in a warm, personal style, this scripturally sound resource gives you a comprehensive perspective on Renewal Theology. You'll gain insight into a variety of topics including redemption, salvation, the church, and the kingdom—and better understand how God works in your own life. 1500 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.


027700: The Spirit Poured Out on All Flesh: Pentecostalism and the Possiblity of Global Theology The Spirit Poured Out on All Flesh: Pentecostalism and the Possiblity of Global Theology
By Amos Yong
The Pentecostal movement has had an incredible impact on the shape of worldwide Christianity in the past century. Estimates are that Pentecostals and charismatics make up approximately one-fourth of Christians worldwide, and the numbers are only expected to grow. With these developments comes the need for thoughtful Christians of all persuasion to better understand Pentecostal theology. In fact, Amos Yong believes that Pentecostal theology can be a great gift to the church at large. Yong presents a thoroughly Pentecostal theology of salvation, the church, the nature of God, and creation. He also provides a fascinating survey of the state of worldwide Pentecostalism, examining how Pentecostal theology is influencing Christian churches in other countries. Baker, 2005.


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Mission: sharing the story of Jesus


2804268: Gospel in a Pluralist Society Gospel in a Pluralist Society
By Lesslie Newbigin
How does the gospel relate to a pluralist society? What is the Christian message in a society marked by religious pluralism, ethnic diversity, and cultural relativism? Should Christians encountering today's pluralist society concentrate on evangelism or on dialogue? How does the prevailing climate of opinion affect, perhaps infect, Christians' faith? These kinds of questions are addressed in this book by Lesslie Newbigin. A highly respected Christian leader and ecumenical figure, Newbigin provides a brilliant analysis of contemporary (secular, humanist, pluralist) culture and suggests how christians can more confidently affirm their faith in such a context.


168917: The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity,  Softcover The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity
By Philip Jenkins
"Remarkable and disturbing,"—First Things. Christianity seems to be on the decline in the West, but there is explosive growth in parts of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Jenkins looks at these more conservative, evangelical, apocalyptic, mystical brands of faith for a possible glimpse of our future. Oxford University, 288 pages, softcover.




Christian History


2000 Years of Charismatic Christianity
By Eddie L. Hyatt
Overwhelming evidence reveals contemporary Christianity roots in Pentecost! The world is taking notice and realizing that the fastest-growing segment in Christianity has an undeniable history with a pattern and a rich, deep foundation dating back to the New Testament. Explore overwhelming evidence that reveals how the gifts of the Holy Spirit not only have existed in the centuries since the early apostles, but have also survived the Middle Ages, the politicized church of Europe, and have experienced a spectacular revival this century. 2000 Years of Charismatic Christianity offers convincing evidence that the modern Pentecostal and Charismatic movements are rooted in the two-thousand-year history of the church. Those who identify with these movements will be affirmed in the experience of the Holy Spirit and will gain a new respect and appreciation for the movement of which they are a part. Those outside the Pentecostal and Charismatic movements will also benefit by reading this volume in that they will gain an understanding of this movement that Harvard professor Dr. Harvey Cox says is "reshaping religion in the 21st century."


The Century of the Holy Spirit: 100 Years of Pentecostal and Charismatic Renewal, 1901-2001
By Vinson Synan
More than 520 million persons worldwide have embraced some aspects of the Pentecostal/Charismatic renewal movement. This is their story, beginning on the first day of January, 1901. Complete with over 100 vignettes and photographs, this unique volume explores the roots and growth of this movement of the Holy Spirit throughout the twentieth century. Vinson Synan has compiled the definitive history, both for those inside and outside the movement. Separate chapters explore the role of women, African-American, Hispanics, faith healers, televangelists, and more. Each chapter is written by an authority on the subject. A four-color, detachable foldout timeline highlights key events throughout each decade of the century. A genealogy tree allows you to trace the origins of all major groups and testimony of the hand of God on the church in the recent past and a preview of things yet to come for the future.


0750599: The Missionary Movement In Christian History The Missionary Movement In Christian History
By Andrew Walls
(PUBOrbis)"At the University of Edinburgh, Walls established a reputation as the pre-eminent teacher of non-Western Christianity, arguing convincingly for the importance of studying primal religions. Here 19 penetrating essays deserving a place on the shelf of every student of the missionary enterprise,"—Missiology. 266 pages, softcover.




Leadership


Spirit Of Leadership
By Myles Munroe
Whether in the boardroom or the home, wherever people interact, nurture, create, or build is a place that requires leadership. Learn to cultivate your ability to influence and give direction. Identifying unique attitudes that all effective leaders exhibit, Munroe will help you develop them in order to fulfill your vocation—executive, teacher, pastor, or stay-at-home mom. 288 pages, hardcover from Whitaker.




Music


102 Instrumental Hymns Gift Set, Compact Disc [CD]
You'll sing "Oh, Happy Day" and "Take Time to Be Holy" when you hear these lovely piano and orchestra arrangements of all your favorite hymns. Say hello to "Blessed Quietness"! Three-CD boxed set.


WOW Worship Yellow, Compact Disc [CD]
WOW—30 popular worship songs, including 7 new releases plus 2 bonus cuts! Features "Awesome God" (Michael W. Smith), "Redeemer" (Nicole C. Mullen), "Thy Word" (4HIM), "Forever" (Chris Tomlin), "Step by Step" (Rich Mullins), "I Could Sing of Your Love Forever" (SonicFlood), "Hungry" (Joy Williams), "The Happy Song" (Delirious?), and more.




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