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Purify My Heart


Talking with Jesus, and inviting you into the conversation. . . . Isabelle Joye. Purify My Heart: A Dialogue with Jesus. 304p., $14.99, Deep River Books. In her own devotional prayer journal, Isabelle Joye records not only Scripture and her … Continue reading

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Renovating Your Mind


The renewing of one’s mind, through one person’s process. . . . Patrick Egle. Renovating Your Mind: 365 Devotions for Everyday Life. 400p., $15.99, Deep River Books. Motivated by a desire to strengthen his family’s faith, Patrick Egle decided to … Continue reading

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Devotions on F.I.R.E.


I’ve worked on several of Ken’s books of commentaries, and with this one he brings his inductive F.I.R.E. format to a year-long devotional form. Enjoy. . . . Ken Burge. Devotions on F.I.R.E. 384p., $14.99, Deep River Books. Readers of Devotions … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Old Identity


Our first devotional runs longer than usual, but that’s only fitting. After all, it’s going to take a little time to get to know each other. So let’s start in…. Many Christians today believe—or at least live as if they … Continue reading

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How I Spent My All-Too-Extended Vacation: Final Chapter


Let’s get the disclaimer out of the way pronto: I edited these very different books last fall/winter (one while starting the new job), and they’re finally in my hands. Now, let’s see if I can get them into yours…. But … Continue reading

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The Mystery in the Mess


(Sounds like a Bones episode, don’t it? Anyway…) Some devotional books are dedicated to helping you feel better about your life each day…. My purpose here is to embrace the mysteries of God and then proclaim by faith that, despite … Continue reading

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