Fifty Shades of Grace, by Nicholas J. Deere

Fifty Shades of Grace (Cover)

A New Love Story for a New Millennium.

Nick grew up on a typical American farm in the heart of the great Midwest. But when his best friend in college invites him into a romantic relationship, Nick’s life takes an unexpected twist. Join Nick as he explores and experiences all the glorious, unpredictable and multi-faceted dimensions of a life lived in love–love with men, love with women and even love with God Himself. Filled with passion and romance, heartbreak and sex, you’ll keep turning pages to find out what’s next!  220 pages. (Caution: some readers may be more sensitive to the subject matter of this book than others. Please use discretion when reading or sharing this book.)

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15 Tips For A Stronger Marriage, by Eric Elder

15 TIPS FOR A STRONGER MARRIAGE, by Eric Elder, featuring 15 inspirational tips to help your marriage be the 
best that it can be.

Practical tips for newlyweds, nearly-weds or anyone who wants to strengthen their marriage.  Also includes 12 tips on parenting!

Want to make your marriage be the 
best that it can be? Here are 15 tips that have been tried and tested in my own 23-year marriage. Each tip contains practical, real-life examples of how they worked for us and how you can adapt and apply them to your own marriage. Also includes a special bonus chapter: 
12 tips on 
parenting! 85 pages.

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15 Tips For A Stronger Marriage, by Eric Elder

15 TIPS FOR A STRONGER MARRIAGE, by Eric Elder, featuring 15 inspirational tips to help your marriage be the 
best that it can be.

Practical tips for newlyweds, nearly-weds or anyone who wants to strengthen their marriage.  Also includes 12 tips on parenting!

Want to make your marriage be the 
best that it can be? Here are 15 tips that have been tried and tested in my own 23-year marriage. Each tip contains practical, real-life examples of how they worked for us and how you can adapt and apply them to your own marriage. Also includes a special bonus chapter: 
12 tips on 
parenting! 85 pages.

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St. Nicholas: The Believer, by Eric & Lana Elder

ST. NICHOLAS: THE BELIEVER, by Eric & Lana Elder, a new story for Christmas based on the old story of St. Nicholas. Also available in paperback, audio and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

A new story for Christmas based on the old story of St. Nicholas.

If you’ve never read about the real St. Nicholas who lived in the 3rd and 4th centuries A.D., you’ll find his story both fascinating and inspirational. Even if you have read the historical account of his life, this version may just be the most human telling of his story you’ve ever heard. 220 pages.

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San Nicolás: El Creyente, por Eric y Lana Elder

SAN NICOLÁS: EL CREYENTE, por Eric y Lana Elder, un cuento nuevo para Navidad basada en la antigua historia de San Nicolás (Spanish Edition). Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our <a href="http://theranch.org/bookstore/">bookstore</a> for a donation of any size.

(Spanish Edition of St. Nicholas: The Believer). Un cuento nuevo para Navidad basada en la antigua historia de San Nicolás.

If you’ve never read about the real St. Nicholas who lived in the 3rd and 4th centuries A.D., you’ll find his story both fascinating and inspirational. Even if you have read the historical account of his life, I believe you’ll find this version to be the most human telling of his story you’ve ever heard. Spanish Edition – 234 pages.

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Making The Most Of The Darkness, by Eric Elder

MAKING THE MOST OF THE DARKNESS, by Eric Elder, featuring 12 inspirational messages to give you hope during your time of loss. Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

How to keep trusting in God, even in the face of significant loss.  Featuring 12 inspirational messages to give you hope during your time of loss.

We all suffer losses in life, whether it’s the loss of a job, the loss of a relationship, the loss of our health, the loss of our finances, or as in my case recently, the loss of my sweet wife, Lana, too young at age 48.  But that doesn’t mean we have to lose our faith in God, too.   If we’ll let Him, God can help us make the most of the darkness, ensuring that even our most painful moments are not lived in vain.  192 pages.

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Romans: Lessons In Renewing Your Faith, by Eric Elder

ROMANS: LESSONS IN RENEWING YOUR MIND, by Eric Elder, featuring forty inspiring devotionals based on one of the most life-changing books in the Bible. Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

How to think clearer, live better and enjoy life more fully.  Featuring 40 inspiring devotionals based on one of the most life-changing books in the Bible.

God has used the book of Romans to change many lives since it was written almost 2,000 years ago, including Saint Augustine’s back in the 4th century, Martin Luther’s in the 16th, John Wesley’s in the 18th—and mine in the 20th! So I’ve written this devotional study of Romans to help you reap the benefits from this life-changing book, too. This beautiful paperback contains 40 inspiring devotionals, as well as study questions at the end of each chapter that you can use for personal reflection or study with a small group. 216 pages.

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Our Favorite Christian Quotations, compiled by Greg Potzer

OUR FAVORITE CHRISTIAN QUOTATIONS, complied by Greg Potzer, featuring over 250 inspirational quotes from the ministry of This Day’s Thought. Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

Our favorite Christian quotes to inspire you in your faith in Christ.  Featuring over 250 inspirational quotes from the ministry of This Day’s Thought. 

These short, inspiring Christian seeds of thought, written by hundreds of different authors, will inspire you and stimulate your thinking about what it means to live out your faith in Christ. This special collection features the best quotes we have sent out through the ministry of This Day’s Thought. 122 pages.

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Loving Thoughts, by Greg Potzer and Eric Elder

LOVING THOUGHTS, compiled by Greg Potzer, with introduction by Eric Elder, featuring inspirational thoughts for those who are passing from this life to the next... and those who love them. Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

For those who are passing from this life to the next–and those who love them.  Featuring an inspirational collection of loving thoughts about God, heaven and the hope we have in Christ.

What can you say to someone who’s about to pass from this life to the next?  And what can you say to those who love them?  This collections contains some of the most clear and concise thoughts about death and the afterlife from authors throughout the ages.  Also includes an introduction by Eric Elder with some special words of peace by Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ.  24 pages.

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The Top 20 Passages In The Bible, by Eric Elder

THE TOP 20 PASSAGES IN THE BIBLE, by Eric Elder, featuring 20 inspiring devotionals based on the 20 most popular passages in the Bible. Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

The 20 most popular passages from the best-selling book of all time.  Featuring 20 inspiring devotionals based on the top 20 passages in the Bible.  

“The Top 20 Passages In The Bible” contains 20 inspiring devotional messages based on the top 20 passages in the Bible, those passages which people turn to again and again for comfort, hope, and encouragement. The book also includes a SMALL GROUP STUDY GUIDE filled with questions for personal reflection or group discussion. It also features a special section called, “The Top 100 Verses In The Bible,” which features the most well-known and best-loved verses in all of Scripture, each one of which is excellent for meditation, memorization or just plain inspiration. 150 pages.

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Israel: Lessons From The Holy Land, by Eric Elder

ISRAEL: LESSONS FROM THE HOLY LAND, by Eric Elder, featuring thirty inspiring devotionals based on the land where Jesus walked. Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

A devotional tour of the land where Jesus walked.  Featuring 30 inspiring devotionals based on 30 sites in Israel.  

Whether you’ve been to the Holy Land or not, we’ve created this devotional book to be the next best thing to being there! Featuring 30 inspiring devotionals–and over 300 photographs–from some of the most famous places in Israel, this book will help bring the Bible to life. Available in both full-color and black and white editions. 190 pages.

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Israel For Kids Activity Book, by Eric Elder & Family

ISRAEL FOR KIDS! LESSONS FROM THE HOLY LAND, by Eric Elder and Family, featuring over 90 photgraphs and 30 devotional lessons for kids, including fun activities such as word searches, crosswords, pictures to color, word scrambles, sudokus, coded phrases, mazes and more! Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

Lessons for kids from the Holy Land.  Featuring 30 fun lessons and activities for kids. 

This “kids” version of “Israel: Lessons from the Holy Land” includes 30 short,  memorable devotionals, plus word searches, crosswords, pictures to color, word scrambles, sudokus, coded phrases, mazes and more! Also includes 90 photographs from all over Israel!  66 pages.

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Ephesians: Lessons In Grace, by Eric Elder

EPHESIANS: LESSONS IN GRACE, by Eric Elder, featuring twenty inspiring devotionals based on one of the most grace-filled books in the Bible. Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

How to believe, receive and share God’s gift of grace.  Featuring 20 inspiring devotionals based on one of the most grace-filled books in the Bible.  

Have you ever wished you could better understand God’s grace? Or that you could better share God’s grace with others? These practical lessons from the book of Ephesians will help you to do just that, stimulating your thoughts, words and deeds as you seek to believe, receive and share God’s gift of grace. 100 pages.

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Nehemiah: Lessons In Rebuilding, by Eric Elder

NEHEMIAH: LESSONS IN REBUILDING, by Eric Elder, featuring 15 inspiring devotionals based on one of the most ambitious rebuilding projects of all time. Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

How to repair, restore and rebuild what’s broken in your life.  Featuring 15 inspiring devotionals based on one of the most ambitious rebuilding projects of all time.  

Is there something broken in your life that you’d like to fix, but don’t know how? A broken marriage, a failing business, a dying relationship? Or is there something that’s fallen apart that you’d like to rebuild: a house, a church, a ministry, a career? If so, then join me for these lessons on how to repair, restore and rebuild what’s broken in your life. 82 pages.

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Acts: Lessons In Faith, by Eric Elder

ACTS: LESSONS IN FAITH, by Eric Elder, featuring thirty inspiring devotionals based on the lives of the very first followers of Christ. Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

How to find, increase and express your faith in Christ.  Featuring 30 inspiring devotionals based on the lives of the very first followers of Christ.  

The biblical book of Acts documents what it was like for very first followers of Christ. Their acts of faith ranged from waiting on God to speaking out for him, from healing others to being ready to die themselves. This devotional will help you to find, increase and express your own faith in Christ in practical ways. 130 pages.

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Jesus: Lessons In Love, by Eric Elder

JESUS: LESSONS IN LOVE, by Eric Elder, featuring thirty inspiring devotionals based on the greatest "lover" of all time, Jesus Christ. Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

How to love God, love others and love yourself more.  Featuring 30 inspiring devotionals based on the greatest “lover” of all time, Jesus Christ.  

Learn how to love God, love others and love even yourself more as you look at how Jesus loved God and people. Based on the life of Jesus as recorded in the biblical book of Matthew, this inspiring book also contains many compelling personal stories from today about how you can love others more. Makes a great one-month devotional for yourself or those you love. 130 pages.

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Exodus: Lessons in Freedom, by Eric Elder

EXODUS: LESSONS IN FREEDOM, by Eric Elder, featuring fifty inspiring devotionals based on one of the most dramatic, yet practical books in the Bible. Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

How to get free, stay free and set others free.  Featuring 50 inspiring devotionals based on one of the most dramatic yet practical books of the Bible.  

This faith-building book contains some of my favorite personal stories of how God has spoken into my life. If you’re looking for a great devotional book for the New Year or anytime of the year, this book has great, short entries to read each day, and will help you learn how to get free, stay free, and set others free. 208 pages.

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What God Says About Sex, by Eric Elder

WHAT GOD SAYS ABOUT SEX, an inspirational book to help you discover and put into practice what God says about sex, by Eric Elder. Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

An inspirational book to help you discover and put into practice what God says about sex.

A great book on a compelling topic for people of all ages, from those just learning about sex to those who would like a clear understanding of what God says about sex in the Bible.  A reader writes: “…heartwarming, honest, insightful and quite provocative.” Another writes: “Although this is a short work, it speaks volumes.” A mother writes: “After only a few pages, I knew I could trust this book in the hands of my daughters.” A father writes: “It’s the kind of book I could read to my son and not be ashamed.”  118 pages.

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Two Weeks With God, by Eric Elder

TWO WEEKS WITH GOD, by Eric Elder, a 14-day devotional based on the songs from Eric Elder's piano CD, Clear My Mind. Also available in paperback and eBook formats in our bookstore for a donation of any size!

A 14-day devotional to help you clear your mind and focus on God, based on the songs from Eric Elder’s piano CD, Clear My Mind.  

Be inspired as you read about why God sometimes waits to answer your prayers, or where to turn when tragedy strikes, or how to clear your mind and how to find peace with God. Each devotional includes special scriptures pertaining to each topic and thoughtful questions for reflection. 65 pages.

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