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John Avery is the author of The Name Quest – explore the names of God to grow in faith and get to know Him better (Morgan James Publishing, 2014). He is a trained teacher with over thirty years experience as a Bible teaching pastor, small group leader, and missionary. He has lived in England, Israel, Africa, and the Caribbean, ministering with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) and local churches. He and his wife, Janet, now make their home in Oregon. John likes to hike, snowshoe, and cross country ski. John writes a regular Bible devotional on www.BibleMaturity.com and maintains a comprehensive resource for all the names of God at www.NamesForGod.net.

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Sometimes we learn a lot when we think about the flip side of what Jesus said. Take the following conversation:


The seventy returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us in Your name.” And He said to them, “I was watching Satan fall from heaven like lightning. Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and not...

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Julie has done a great job collating family photos and memories into a well organized account of her life. Don't be put off that it is a personal memoir. The book is well presented and the result is a realistic insight into ranch life in some of the ...more
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My star rating is an average. Some stories are really well written and I enjoyed them. Others included seemingly (to me) unnecessary sexual content, including lesbian behavior, so I stopped reading. A few chapters are poems and they were lost on me. ...more
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"Very impressive book on getting to know God better through His Word. The author goes to the Hebrew and Greek and explains how you can better know God through the original languages. I have never heard of the author before, and I am totally unaware..." Read more of this review »
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We hear so many stories about Muslim people having dreams and visions of Jesus and then becoming followers. This book puts those stories in context because they come from authentic sources known to the author and his organization. What God is doing i ...more
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