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Thursday, 22 September 2016

Jewish Discovery of a Lifetime

A Jew searches for the blood of atonement required by the Law and finds it in the Messiah, Jesus Christ.

Gospel tract.
Pages: 4
Size: 85 x 130mm
Grace & Truth
Bible Version: NKJV

Pack quantity: 100

To purchase: No minimum quantities on any tract purchase so single copies or whatever is required may be ordered. Pack quantities are given for those who want to purchase a complete pack.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

New Testament (Dari)



Vinyl bound paperback.
Size: 100 x 147mm.
Bibles for the Nations
#GBV22200

New Testament (Farsi)


Paperback.
12 x 19cm
GBV

Essentials of the Christian Life by R. K. Campbell (Farsi)

Read in English here

What is a Christian? How do you become one? How do you grow and develop as a Christian? How do you get victory over your old nature? What does it mean to be separated from the world? Who and how do Christians worship? What about fruit-bearing and serving the Lord? What is the blessed hope of the Christian? The answers to these and other questions are vital to a successful Christian life. Are you interested in knowing more about the essentials of the Christian life?

Paperback.
49 pages.
15 x 21cm
GBV

Is There a Way? (Farsi)


Read this booklet in English

"Is there a way?" A frequently asked question in the minds and hearts of men, which echoes throughout the history of mankind. How can man be declared innocent before God? It is a question for every one to ask regardless of race, language or culture. "How can I be accepted by God?"
Especially suitable for Muslims

Gospel booklet
15 pages.
Size: 104 x 148mm
GBV

Saturday, 17 September 2016

Miriam Mouse



Very soft and cuddly, Miriam Mouse is dressed in a pink cotton dress which is embroidered with the motto My God is so big. This little mouse will be sure to become a special, loveable toy friend.
Approximately 23cm tall when sitting.
Grace Hope & Love Gifts & Greetings
Australian made

 

Friday, 16 September 2016

Samson Lion


Samson Lion is a soft, cuddly friend that children will love. With his spiffy dark red overalls with plaid trim, Be strong in the Lord embroidered motto, and his full mane he is a reminder of the strength that is found in the Lord. A great gift.

Approximately 23cm tall
Grace Hope & Love Gifts & Greetings
Australian made

Guide to Dinosaurs by Brian Thomas



Millions of years ago, before mankind, monstrous lizards ruled the earth and were suddenly wiped out by a huge asteroid that blackened the sky... at least that's the popular theory. Guide to Dinosaurs challenges the evolutionary model that pervades the study of dinosaurs and presents a biblically minded interpretation backed by solid science.

Dinosaurs were amazing creatures. We're learning more about them all the time, but there are still many question. How do they fit with the Bible? Are they really millions of years old? Did they live at the same time as humans? Were dinosaurs on the Ark? If so, why are they extinct today? Examine the evidence and discover that the Bible tells the real dinosaur story.
Learn all about the history of dinosaur fossils, different dinosaur types, and mankind's interaction with 'dragons' in the years following the Flood. Great for the dinosaur-lover of any age!

Reading level: 8 years to Adult.
Full colour photos throughout.
Hardcover.
Pages: 120
Size: 224 x 286mm
Harvest House Publishers. 2015
Bible Version: NKJV



Guide to the Human Body: God’s Amazing Design by Institute of Creation Research



Every day our bodies process massive amounts of information and enable us to perform incredible feats. The ability to move our fingers across piano keys, fill a glass with water, read a book—all these simple actions mask miracles beneath the skin.

Have you ever wondered...
  • how a baby develops in the mother's womb?
  • how our eyes capture the world around us?
  • how we breathe, chew, and walk?
Discover astonishing facts about the circulatory, nervous, respiratory, and immune systems. Find out how DNA serves as the basic building instructions for every part of the body.

Guide to the Human Body will show you how the complexity of our design points to one magnificent Engineer!

Reading level: 8 years to Adult.
Full colour photos throughout.
Hardcover.
Pages: 120
Size: 224 x 286mm
Harvest House Publishers. 2016
Bible Version: NKJV

Guide to Creation by Institute of Creation Research

 
 
Knowing where we came from is extremely important.  If natural processes made mankind over billions of purposeless years, then our lives mean nothing, and our ideas about reality are mere chemical interactions occurring inside our brain cells.
But if God made mankind supernaturally, then each day of our lives is packed with meaning. Our Creator set each of us on the stage of an unfolding history to play our parts according to His excellent and loving purposes. And if God made humans recently, like the Bible clearly indicates, then Scripture is error-free, worthy of our complete trust, and authored by a Creator whose Word settles the matter - whatever that matter might be.
Why should we study God's creation? In short, it's because that investigation will help answer some of our most significant questions about life, the world, its origin, its purpose, and ultimately why we are here.
 
This comprehensive 120-page guide, authored by ICR scientists and scholars, is loaded with hundreds of full-color illustrations.
 
Topics include:
   • The Flood
   • The Fossil Record
   • Mount St. Helens
   • Carbon Dating
   • Problems with the "Big Bang"
   • Recent Creation of the Universe
   • Life's All-or-Nothing Design
   • Dinosaurs in Scripture
   • Myths and Fallacies
   • Genesis and the Curse
   • Design and Order in Creation
   • Humans Are Unique
 
Reading level: 8 years through Adult.
Full colour photos throughout.
Hardcover.
Pages: 120
Size: 224 x 286mm
Harvest House Publishers. 2015
Bible Version: NKJV

Guide to God's Animals by Frank Sherwin



How do fish breathe and birds fly? Why do some animals migrate and others hibernate? And what happened to the dinosaurs and other animals that are now extinct?
The animal kingdom is a massive and amazing part of God's wonderful creation, with creatures that fly, swim, slither, gallop, swing through trees, and much more. In Guide to God's Animals, you'll explore...
  • how animals eat, move, and survive
  • special abilities they have for seeing, hearing, and smelling
  • ways animals communicate and camouflage themselves
Discover the fascinating details of what makes each animal unique and how they are engineered to live in their own habitat.

Reading level: 8 years to 14 years.
Full colour photos throughout.
Hardcover.
Pages: 120
Size: 224 x 286mm
Harvest House Publishers. 2015
Bible Version: NKJV

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Double Trouble by Dandi Daley Mackall


A Lesson in Honesty
Jen makes two big mistakes. So when Bob gets hurt, Jen has to make things right by telling the truth and helping him.
This is a Level Two I Can Read! book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.

Level 2 - reading with help.
Reading level: Read to 3-5 years; Read myself 5-7 years
Paperback
32 pages.
Zondervan
Bible Version: NIrV (1 verse quoted)

Frank and Beans and the Grouchy Neighbor by Kathy-jo Wargin


A Lesson in Forgiveness. Frank can’t wait to go fishing―until he finds out Mr. Granger is going too. And Mr. Granger doesn’t like dogs! When Beans gets excited, it seems like the trip is ruined. Will Beans be forgiven?
Level 2 - reading with help.
Reading level: Read to 3-5 years; Read myself 5-7 years
Paperback
32 pages.
Zondervan
Bible Version: NIrV (1 verse quoted)

Frank and Beans by Kathy-jo Wargin

A Lesson in Caring and Kindness.
Frank’s neighbor has puppies, and boy, does Frank want one! But by the time his parents say yes, the puppies are all gone. Will Frank ever get the dog he wants?

Level 2 - reading with help.
Reading level: Read to 3-5 years; Read myself 5-7 years
Paperback
32 pages.
Zondervan
Bible Version: NIrV (1 verse quoted)

Friday, 2 September 2016

My Heart Will Go On Singing by N.A. Woychuk

Like a blazing sunset at day's end, the golden years often provide the most beautiful vistas. The natural aging process shouldn't be feared---it's an opportunity for learning and leaning on God. Through classical verse, beloved hymns, and thoughtful prose, this Christ-centered collection celebrates the eventide of life and the glorious hope of heaven.

While everyone's destiny is to grow older, not everyone will necessarily grow old. Age is as much a state of mind as it is a physical reality, and it need not interfere with our passion to serve Jesus Christ.

My Heart Will Go On Singing: Redeeming the Golden Years for the Glory of God offers encouragement, purpose, and cheer to the senior saint. From beloved poetry, to moving hymn lyrics, to the writings of perceptive Christians both classic and contemporary, the golden years are described as a time of hope and joy, as an opportunity to learn, grow, and lean upon God.

Contains eighty-seven excerpts from such authors as John Milton, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Thomas Gray, Isaac Watts, and Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Paperback
254 pages.
Scripture Memory Fellowship
Bible Version: NKJV (also some KJV and NASB)

To Siberia with Bibles by Louis Smith & Douglas Yade


“A gift ? In Russia?” Galya was surprised to be presented with a Bible from a stranger. Overcome she invites him to visit her home. The stranger was touched, realising God had been plowing this soil.

This book chronicles the work of believers who took Bibles to Siberia in the 1990s. With the Russian government again tightening control over evangelism in this troubled land in 2016, this book is a wonderful reminder of what God can do even in the toughest conditions.

Paperback.
232 pages.
Guardian Books
Bible Version: KJV

#BKGFTSB

50 Years in the “Church” of Rome by Charles Chiniquy


Conversion Testimony of a Former Catholic Priest
As a child, Chiniquy memorized scriptures at his mother's knee and developed a deep love for God. Becoming a priest, he wanted desperately to place full trust in his "church", but was hit by waves of doubt as his "church" claimed adherence to the Gospel, yet violated it at every turn. His jealous superiors falsely accused him, but Abraham Lincoln, a young lawyer from Illinois, defended him and saved his reputation. Chiniquy proves that it was the Jesuits who later killed Lincoln, and explains why.
Finally, after twenty-five years as a priest in the Roman Catholic Church, his bishop demanded that he give up his precious Bible, and pledge blind obedience to the "church. After a dark night of struggle, he emerged gloriously saved, and led almost the entire Catholic population of St. Anne, Illinois to trust in Christ alone. Here is the finest work ever written to show, from the inside, what Catholicism really is. You will feel Chiniquy's broken heart for Catholics, even as he clearly refutes Catholicism's errors. Now, abridged from the 1886 edition, it is even more readable than before!

Paperback.
368 pages.
Chick Publications.

#BKCK180

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Children's Christmas Bookmarks

Riddle
#GHL017
Front: He was born as a baby,
He grew up to be a man.
He was not like any other person,
For He was God's only Son.
He died on the cross to save us,
And came back to life again.
Today He lives in heaven,
But one day He is coming again.
Who is He?
Back: Answer: The Lord Jesus Christ.
The Bible says,
The Father [God] sent the Son [Jesus]to be the Saviour of the world. 1 John 4:14
 
Greatest Gift
#GHL018
Front: Jesus -
the greatest gift ever given.
Back: Do you know why Jesus is the greatest gift?
Find the answer in the picture -
unscramble the letters to spell out a word.
The name Jesus means _________
The gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ... the Saviour of the world.
Romans 6:23; 1 John 4:14
 
Shepherds Maze
#GHL019
Front: Help the shepherds to find the way to visit baby Jesus.
Back: The baby the shepherds visited wasn't just any baby. He was special. He was the Son of God, who had always been with God, but had now come to earth as a baby. When Jesus grew up, He died and came alive again so He could save everyone who trusts in Him.
Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. 1 Timothy 1:15
 
Full colour on both sides of bookmarks.
Size: 5 x 17cm
Grace Hope Love & Gifts & Greetings
Australian made.
Bible Version: KJV

Sheep Farm Season's Greeting Card


Features an Australian sheep farm landscape.

Front: A Babe was born one dark, dark night;
He was so small, wrapped up so tight -
In swaddling clothes He sleeping lay,
In a manger filled with hay.
The watchful shepherds saw a light;
An angel’s voice gave them a fright -
“Good tidings of great joy I bring!”
The shepherds then heard angels sing.


Inside: This Baby grew to be a man
Who spread abroad Salvation’s plan.
He taught the people of God’s love,
Which came to them from up above.
To Him the crowds of people ran -
Scribe, lawyer, priest and fisherman.
He healed the blind, the sick, the lame -
Not one He met was left the same.
But did they treat Him as they should?
Sinners they were and none were good.
They hated Him, they made a plot -
To murder Him no matter what!
They hung Him on a cross of wood,
While all about Him people stood.
His bleeding body suffered strife,
And wracked with pain He left this life.
He was the Son of God who died -
For you and me – our awful pride.
We deserved nothing good at all -
Christ gave His life, for big and small.
He loved us all, the whole world wide:
Eternal life He would provide.
So Jesus Christ did rise again,
To take away sins awful chain.
Jesus will come and take His own
To live right there around His throne
Will you be ready to join Him there,
Part of God’s family – an heavenly heir?

Colour picture inside card.
Size: 117 x 168mm.
Glossy card with envelope.
Grace Hope Love & Gifts & Greetings
Australian made
#GHL015C

A Friend For You Season's Greeting Card

Features artwork of Australian red-capped robins.
Front: Being alone can be very difficult at a time like this -
When everyone around you is full of joy, celebrations and plans
Sometimes it doesn't seem right or fair to feel so lonely...
That's why I want to share something with you.

Inside: I want to tell you about my Friend:
He is a Friend who is much closer than a brother
He wants to be your Friend too –
This Friend is Jesus, the Son of God.
He left His home with God
and came down to earth as a baby.
He grew up in a family and became a Man
Despite His love and care to those around Him
He was rejected by the very people He came to help.
Born for a very special purpose, this Man – Christ Jesus –
Was sent by God because of His great love for us
He was the Friend of the lonely, sad, sick, and sinful –
and still is!
He came to stand between us and a holy God
A God who could not have sin in His presence –
Sin had separated people from Himself
Only Jesus could pay the price for sin,
And that is why He willingly went to the cross
And bled and died, taking our place – a substitute
So that God would not have to punish us.
For three days He lay in the grave after His death
And then He rose again – to give life and hope!
He is coming back again someday
To take His friends home to be with Him forevermore
His arms are wide open, waiting for you
Will you be His Friend?


Colour picture inside card.
Size: 117 x 168mm.
Glossy card with envelope.
Grace Hope Love & Gifts & Greetings
Australian made
#GHL014C

Rosella Star Season's Greeting Card


Features artwork of an Eastern rosella, Christmas bush blossoms and gum nuts.
Inside:
Remember...
Christ Jesus came into the world for you and me.
He died, but rose again and is victorious—alive forevermore!

Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice. Philippians 4:4

Colour picture inside card.
Size: 117 x 168mm.
Glossy card with envelope.
Grace Hope Love & Gifts & Greetings
Australian made
#GHL013C

A Saviour...Christ the Lord Season's Greeting Card


Features artwork inspired by actual stable and manger remains found in Israel.
Front: A Saviour...Christ the Lord
Inside:
Son of God-
          came to earth
Adored by angels-
          despised for His lowly birth
Loved by God-
          man’s hatred was plain 
Very God-
          yet truly Man
Always faithful-
          by man criticised
Truly Divine-
          Him they crucified
Immanuel-
          they wished Him gone
Over all victorious-
          death He defeated
Now in heaven-
          God’s plan completed


Salvation now for those who believe;
Eternal life they do receive,
Through faith in Jesus Christ, the Son of God.


Colour picture inside card.
Size: 117 x 168mm.
Glossy card with envelope.
Grace Hope Love & Gifts & Greetings
Australian made
#GHL016C

A Time For... Season's Greetings Card

Features artwork of red flowering gum and gifts.

Front: A time for family...friends...giving...receiving
Inside: A time for family....
God the Father sent His Son to be born as a baby
and to grow up in an earthly family.
                     A time for friends....
God reached out to sinful mankind to bring them to Himself.
As a result, people no longer have to be at enmity with God.
Christ calls those who believe in Him to be His friends.
                     A time for giving....
Jesus Christ, the Son of God was given for us;
He gave His life for those who believe in Him
                     A time for receiving....
The gift of God is eternal life; 
All who take Jesus as their Saviour receive an inheritance with the Son of God
.

Colour picture inside card.
Size: 117 x 168mm.
Glossy card with envelope.
 Grace Hope Love & Gifts & Greetings
#GHL012C

Australian Scripture Bookmarks

Long-Billed Corellas
#GHL005
Front: Romans 14:11
Back: Ephesians 5:17-21
 
 Laughing Kookaburras
#GHL006
Front: 1 Timothy 2:5
Back: 1 Timothy 2:3-6
 
Rainbow Lorikeets
#GHL007
Front: 1 Corinthians 15:57
Back: 1 Corinthians 15:55-58
 
Australian Pelican
#GHL008
Front: Psalm 62:8
Back: Psalm 62:5-7
 
Koala
#GHL009
Front: Psalm 147:5
 
Kangaroo Joey
#GHL010
Front: 1 Corinthians 1:9
 
Cattle Farm
#GHL011
Front: Hebrews 11:6
 
Great Ocean Rd, Victoria
#GHL012
Front: Romans 11:33
Back: Romans 11:33-36
 
Wattle
#GHL013
Front: 1 John 3:23
 
Waratah
#GHL014
Front: Hosea 10:12
Back: Isaiah 55:6-7
 
Platypus & River Daisy
#GHL015
Front: Thinking of you...
Philippians 1:3-4
 
Wombat & Snow Daisy
#GHL016
Front: Thinking of you...
Ephesians 1:15-16
Back: Ephesians 1:17-20
 
 
Size: 5 x 17cm
Grace Hope Love & Gifts & Greetings
Australian made.
Bible Version: KJV

Scripture Bookmarks (Fijian)

Puppy
#GHLFJ001
Front: Ephesians 6:1
Back: Ephesians 6:2-3
 
Palm Trees
#GHLFJ002
Front: Psalm 1:1
Back: Psalm 1:2-6
 
Frangipani
#GHLFJ003
Front: Proverbs 31:30
Back: 1 Peter 3:3-4
 
Hibiscus
#GHLFJ004
Front: Romans 8:28
Back: Romans 8:29-32
 
Heliconia
#GHLFJ005
Front: Ephesians 5:15-16
Back: Ephesians 5:17-21
 
Size: 5 x 17cm
Grace Hope Love & Gifts & Greetings
Australian made.