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    • Knowing God

    • By: J. I. Packer
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1,132
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 969
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    A lifelong pursuit of knowing God should embody the Christian's existence. According to eminent theologian J.I. Packer, however, Christians have become enchanted by modern skepticism and have joined the "gigantic conspiracy of misdirection" by failing to put first things first. Knowing God aims to redirect our attention to the simple, deep truth that to know God is to love His Word.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible!!!

    • By Jim on 03-28-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Problem of Pain

    • By: C. S. Lewis
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 827
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 506
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 506

    For centuries Christians have been tormented by one question above all, "If God is good and all-powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain?"

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Extraordinary Little Book

    • By David on 04-14-07

    Regular price: $12.57

    • The Abolition of Man & The Great Divorce

    • By: C.S. Lewis
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,762
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,227
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,227

    Have we been taught to discount the veracity and deeper meaning of our emotional resonance with the world around us? In The Abolition of Man, C.S. Lewis looks at the curriculum of the English "prep school" and begins to wonder if this subliminal teaching has indeed produced a generation who discount such a nature.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • IMHO, TGD is Lewis' Best Work of Fiction

    • By Tim on 06-02-05

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Confessions of St. Augustine

    • By: Saint Augustine
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 362
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 294
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 283

    Saint Augustine's contributions to Christian theology are second to no other post-apostolic author in the whole sweep of church history. Yet along side his doctrinal treatises, Augustine tells a story of his life devoted to Christ as his only satisfaction. The Confessions is at once the autobiographical account of Augustine's life of Christian faith and at the same time a compelling theology of Christian spirituality for everyone.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Impressions on first listening to the book.

    • By Jim D on 10-02-10

    Regular price: $27.29

    • The End of Reason

    • A Response to the New Atheists
    • By: Ravi Zacharias
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 660
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      5 out of 5 stars 565
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 559

    In The End of Reason, Zacharias underscores the dependability of the Bible along with his belief in the power and goodness of God. He confidently refutes Harris's claims that God is nothing more than a figment of one's imagination and that Christians regularly practice intolerance and hatred around the globe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is a book that everyone needs to hear!!!!!!!!

    • By Dinosaur Dungeon on 12-17-14

    Regular price: $15.96

    • God's Smuggler

    • By: Brother Andrew
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,064
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      5 out of 5 stars 945
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      5 out of 5 stars 951

    This best seller tells of the young Dutch factory worker's incredible efforts to transport Bibles across closed borders - and the miraculous ways in which God provided for him every step of the way. Brother Andrew's story remains as inspiring today as it was 35 years ago, and with this new release, it will motivate a whole new generation to risk everything to follow God's call.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A True Inspiration... Must-Read Classic!

    • By Joshua on 06-05-12

    Regular price: $19.49

    • Miracles

    • By: C. S. Lewis
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 230

    "The central miracle asserted by Christians is the Incarnation. They say that God became Man. Every other miracle prepares the way for this, or results from this." This is the key statement of Miracles, in which C.S. Lewis shows that a Christian must not only accept but rejoice in miracles as a testimony of the unique personal involvement of God in His creation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Christianity for

    • By Philip on 03-06-07

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Cross of Christ

    • By: John R. W. Stott
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244
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      5 out of 5 stars 190
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      5 out of 5 stars 188

    The universal symbol of the Christian faith is neither a crib nor a manger, but a gruesome cross. Yet many people are unclear about its meaning, and cannot understand why Christ had to die. In this magisterial and best-selling book, John Stott explains the significance of Christ's cross and answers the objections commonly brought against biblical teaching on the atonement.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great book and narrator, but incomplete

    • By J. H. Wood on 03-02-18

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Religious Affections

    • How Man's Will Affects His Character Before God
    • By: Jonathan Edwards
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    Quite possibly, one of the most important books ever written by the greatest American theologian. Some of the questions asked are "What is the nature of true religion? What are the signs of a true revival? How is the heart changed? Edwards used his pulpit and his leadership of the Great Awakening to pen one of the most challenging and inquisitive books written.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality Material Read Quickly

    • By J. M. Forsberg on 11-29-12

    Regular price: $24.98

    • Oswald Chambers

    • Abandoned to God: The Life Story of the Author of "My Utmost for His Highest"
    • By: David McCasland
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 126
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      5 out of 5 stars 110
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    Oswald Chambers was a man for all time. His was the mind of Christ and so his words are compelling because they reflect the thoughts of our Savior. I am not the first to say that no book outside the Bible has influenced me as much as My Utmost for His Highest. In David McCasland's book we have, at last, the story of this man's life and how, having honored God, God is now honoring him with the only fame that really matters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Christian Biography nut

    • By Jean on 11-19-09
    • Abandoned to God: The Life Story of the Author of "My Utmost for His Highest"
    • By: David McCasland
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 02-12-09
    • 5 out of 5 stars 126 ratings

    Regular price: $16.98

    • Reformed Pastor

    • By: Richard Baxter
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 77
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
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    This charge from Acts 20:28 only is the beginning of a solemn and overarching task to be personally involved and disciple all of your congregants. Richard Baxter's plea for shepherding his flock continues with a charge to pastors to verify their own spiritual walk and then walks them through various disciplines, strategies and goals to guide and instruct their congregation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Letter of Gold

    • By B-House on 03-17-18

    Regular price: $16.98

    • Understanding the Bible

    • By: John R. W. Stott
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
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    This book answers foundational questions: Who wrote the Bible? What is its message? Why is it thought to be a 'holy' book? How does one read and interpret it? Best of all, though, you'll broaden your vision of Jesus Christ, the focal point of Scripture. How? By better understanding the geographical, religious, and historical concerns that shaped the world in which he lived.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • profound!

    • By juan rodriguez on 11-03-17

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Lotus and the Cross

    • Jesus Talks with Buddha
    • By: Ravi Zacharias
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 199

    Have you ever wondered what Jesus would say to Mohammed? Or Buddha? Or Oscar Wilde? Maybe you have a friend who practices another religion or admires a more contemporary figure. Drop in on a conversation between Jesus and some well-known individuals whose search for the meaning of life took them in many directions - and influenced millions. Popular scholar Ravi Zacharias sets a captivating scene in this first in the intriguing Conversations with Jesus series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a good concise comparison

    • By Mandola303 on 03-14-16

    Regular price: $10.98

    • Evil and the Justice of God

    • By: N. T. Wright
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 142

    With every earthquake and war, understanding the nature of evil and our response to it becomes more urgent. Evil is no longer the concern just of ministers and theologians but also of politicians and the media. We hear of child abuse, ethnic cleansing, AIDS, torture and terrorism, and rightfully we are shocked. N. T. Wright says that we should not be surprised. For too long we have naively believed in the modern idea of human progress.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Book on the Problem of Evil

    • By Greg Hamlin on 11-19-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • New Birth or Rebirth

    • Jesus Talks with Krishna
    • By: Ravi Zacharias
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    In this thought-provoking evangelistic tool, Subramanian, a real-life Hindu of the 20th century, observes a fictitious conversation between two religious figures as they respond to each other's views of the life and the afterlife. Soon, Subramanian joins in with hard question of his own. Meanwhile, Richard, a fictional character, eavesdrops, asking himself the most important question of all: Does it really matter what I believe?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply amazing.

    • By Wilson Tineo on 05-30-19

    Regular price: $10.98

    • Challenge of Jesus

    • Rediscovering Who Jesus Was and Is
    • By: N. T. Wright
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    The Challenge of Jesus poses a double-edged challenge: to grow in our understanding of the historical Jesus within the Palestinian world of the first century, and to follow Jesus more faithfully into the postmodern world of the 21st century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Cliff Notes of Jesus and The Victory of God

    • By Jeff Anderle on 04-02-13

    Regular price: $16.98

    • Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

    • By: John Bunyan
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 76
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      5 out of 5 stars 68
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    In Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners, John Bunyan recounts his inner thoughts as he grappled with his faith. Bunyan takes us through the struggle of his own sin and how grace led him from a conflicted conscience to a powerful preacher of the gospel. Modern listeners will find encouragement in Bunyan’s remedies for his own troubled conscience, as well as hope that God has used so greatly a man who struggled so deeply.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "...but now do we love Christ."

    • By Dann on 04-16-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • We Shall See God

    • Charles Spurgeon's Classic Devotional Thoughts on Heaven
    • By: Randy Alcorn
    • Narrated by: Randy Alcorn, Simon Vance
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
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      5 out of 5 stars 80

    Prepare to experience paradise... No author in history has more material in print than Charles Spurgeon. Today, more than a century after his death, countless people continue to have a passion for this London preacher, and more and more discover him every day. Some of Spurgeon’s most powerful sermons were those he preached on Heaven.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great presentation of this classic

    • By Trader One on 10-28-11

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Absolute Surrender

    • By: Andrew Murray
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 231
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      5 out of 5 stars 185
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    This simple and powerful work is the result of Murray's passionate exploration of the issue of surrender: why it's seemingly impossible and yet completely necessary.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow....

    • By Richie Merris on 05-05-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Sense and Sensuality

    • Jesus Talks with Oscar Wilde on the Pursuit of Pleasure
    • By: Ravi Zacharias
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 146
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    Why would God create us with such strong appetites for pleasure if he didn't intend for us to indulge them? Oscar Wilde gets to ask Jesus Christ this question in Ravi Zacharias' fictional dialogue - the second book in the dramatic great conversation series.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Dialogue that fell short of Greatness

    • By Kellen on 10-14-13

    Regular price: $10.49

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