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Review: The Greenleaf Guide to Old Testament History

  The Greenleaf Guide to Old Testament History Authors: Rob & Cyndy Shearer Publisher: Greenleaf Press Rob & Cyndi Shearer write in the introduction to Greenleaf Guide to Old Testament History, “…we have encouraged families to make the history of Israel, the Old Testament, their children’s first history.” “As a people, we do not really know the Scriptures very well.  And we have forgotten that God has commanded, not merely suggested, that we pass on these things (these Old Testament stories) to our children.” “As we have read through the story of Israel… we have been most struck with something we already knew – but have seen again.  We have been painfully reminded of the fact that we truly are always only one generation away…

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Review of Close-Up (Art Card Games)

Close UpArt Card Games Can be purchased at Birdcage Press for $9.95/set This is a great little card game I picked up last Spring when visiting Colorado. The deck I have are paintings that can all be found at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California. Included in the game are 48 cards. One card will be a picture of a famous painting, with the name of the painting and its artist printed on the front, and its match will be a close-up of a part of the painting with no title or artist mentioned. What I really like about this game is how it makes you really look at the details. Typically I’ll look at a painting and see the overall picture…

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