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The Bible Brief: A Concise and Powerful Guide for Understanding God's Word

The Bible Brief: A Concise and Powerful Guide for Understanding God's Word

by Ed Strauss, Tracy M. Sumner and Jean Fischer

Want a guide to what’s really important in scripture? Try The Bible Brief, a three-in-one collection of books that highlight the vital details of God’s Word. Here, under one cover, are helpful titles that make God’s Word accessible to any reader: The Bible Brief, spotlighting the most important passages of scripture; 150 Need-to-Know Bible … Read more…

The Bible Promise Book Discipleship Edition

The Bible Promise Book Discipleship Edition

by Ed Strauss

The Bible is full of promises. And when God makes a promise, you can trust it.  Barbour’s Bible Promise Books are perennial bestsellers, with millions of copies in print. Now, The Bible Promise Book® is available in a brand-new Discipleship Edition. Featuring dozens of timely topics to help you build and grow your faith&mda… Read more…

Answers to Your Bible Questions: 75 Reasons to Believe Scripture's Truth and Trustworthiness

Answers to Your Bible Questions: 75 Reasons to Believe Scripture's Truth and Trustworthiness

by Ed Strauss

Can we trust the Bible’s claims of truth? Does it really make sense? How do we know where it actually came from? Get clear, easy-to-read answers here! Most of us have wondered about something in the Bible—and our world is only too happy to turn those legitimate questions into doubts. In Answers to Your Bible Questions, you’ll find 75 of tho… Read more…

Your Faith: An Easy-to-Understand Guide to Christianity and Key Bible Topics

Your Faith: An Easy-to-Understand Guide to Christianity and Key Bible Topics

by Ed Strauss

To really understand the Christian life, read Your Faith—An Easy-to-Understand Guide to Christianity and Key Bible Topics. It’s a combination of popular books that makes the faith clear! The first half of the book—with its Bible-based answers to 75 common questions about the faith—is a perfect primer for new believers. . .or refresher… Read more…

A Hobbit Devotional: Bilbo Baggins and the Bible

A Hobbit Devotional: Bilbo Baggins and the Bible

by Ed Strauss

If you enjoy J. R. R. Tolkien--even if you're new to his classic stories--you'll love A Hobbit Devotional featuring 60 humorous, challenging, and encouraging devotionals. Soon to be a major motion picture, The Hobbit has fascinated readers for more than 70 years. Now, this tale of humble folk who overcome fear, discouragement, and despair through ste… Read more…

Devotions to Make You Smarter

Devotions to Make You Smarter

by Ed Strauss

Written in the humorous, gross style of the 2:52 line, designed to ignite the interest of boys.Devotions to Make You Smarter focuses on the mental side of boys’ natures, helping them to grow wiser, the way Jesus did as described in Luke 2:52. In thehumorous, cheeky, and sometimes gross style that makes the 2:52 series so engaging and fun, this ninetyday de… Read more…

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What the Bible Says About Heaven: Encouraging Insights and Inspiration

What the Bible Says About Heaven: Encouraging Insights and Inspiration

by Ed Strauss

When you have questions about your final forwarding address as a Christian, turn to What the Bible Says about Heaven. This quick reference provides a topically arranged, easy-to-read resource on the heavenly subjects in scripture. Explore your ultimate home—through relevant scriptures, biblical insights, and quotes from Christian leaders like D. L. Moo… Read more…

Devotions to Take You Deeper

Devotions to Take You Deeper

by Ed Strauss

Perfect for boys ages 8 to 12, the 2:52 series is based on Luke 2:52: "And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men." Focusing on four primary areas of growth, this guiding verse can help boys become more like Jesus mentally (smarter), physically (stronger), spiritually (deeper), and socially (cooler). From Bibles and devotion… Read more…

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God's Wisdom for Your Life: Men's Edition: 1,000 Key Scriptures

God's Wisdom for Your Life: Men's Edition: 1,000 Key Scriptures

by Ed Strauss

Men have questions? God has answers! God's Wisdom for Your Life: Men’s Edition is a compilation of more than 1,000 Bible verses, categorized under 70 key life topics. Drawing from varied Bible translations for ease of reading, this book features subjects such as Brothers, Competitiveness, Emotions, Exercise, Fatherhood, Leadership, Legacy… Read more…

Devotions to Make You Stronger

Devotions to Make You Stronger

by Ed Strauss

How Does a Boy Grow Up Big and Strong? Devotions to Make You Stronger reveals the answer: by exploding the meaning of the Luke 2:52 phrase “Jesus grew in…stature.” With humor, attitude, and downright gross-appeal, these devotions teach boys ages 8 to 12 how to team up with God so he can mold them into mighty men. Zeroing in on powerful peo… Read more…

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Good Always Wins: Thru Tragedy, Thru Evil, Thru All Eternity

Good Always Wins: Thru Tragedy, Thru Evil, Thru All Eternity

by Ed Strauss

If God really cares about people, why does He allow terrorism, disease, war, and financial hardships? Good Always Wins honestly tackles these very tough questions, concluding that, yes—God cares, and He cares deeply. Somehow, He is working in and through the tragedies of our world—from school shootings to crib deaths, from devastating typhoons to automob… Read more…

2:52 Ultimate Devo for Boys

2:52 Ultimate Devo for Boys

by Ed Strauss

This 52-week devotional will help tween boys understand what being smarter, stronger, deeper, and cooler is really all about according to Luke 2:52, helping them grow up the way Jesus did—in God’s Word. In the humorous, cheeky, and sometimes gross style that makes the 2:52 series so engaging and fun for boys, this year-long devotional combines important … Read more…

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