A colorful survey of the history and development of Lady Justice, the symbol of justice originating with the Greek and Roman goddesses and typically consisting of a young woman holding a... More > balance/scales in one hand and a sword in the other. Covers drawing, painting, statuary, stained glass and miscellaneous media. Includes 102 images. Coffee table style paperback ideal for law offices and judges' chambers. Full color illustrations.< Less
A Bible study/Commentary on the New Testament letter of James with an original translation of the book from the Greek. Verse by verse explanation of the meaning of James's message showing the... More > transitions between thought and revealing the unified theme of the book. Aimed at the mainstream Christian rather than the scholar, the book refers to Greek words where useful and dwells on the practical application of James rather than technical issues. Includes selected bibilography.< Less
Essays on a wide variety of topics generated by daily events in America, from a politically and socially conservative and/or religiously Christian perspective. From concealed weapons to the death... More > penalty, homosexuality to terrorism, freedom of religion to controversial jury verdicts. Almost a hundred essays, with a comprehensive index.< Less
7 Days is a study in the various seven-day waiting periods prescribed in the Bible. Most Christians relegate these ceremonial periods to the realm of irrelevant ancient practices having no value for... More > today's disciple of Jesus Christ. But these seven-day periods have a meaning and very practical application for today's Christian. 7 Days brings together in one book the ageless lessons of these seven-day times and then presents a plan for spiritual renewal based on their meaning. A Christian or a church may follow this plan over a period of seven weeks, studying and realizing a spiritual procession from repentance and confession to consecration, from reflection to victory to waiting on the Lord, and ultimately to filling with the Holy Spirit and rejoicing.< Less
A perusal of the fascinating subject of the human soul and spirit. Is there a soul? What is it and where is it? And why should we care? This book explores the Bible's teachings about the body, soul... More > and spirit and draws conclusions about the involvement of the soul in the personality, what a sin nature is, how the incarnation of Christ took place, how salvation "works," and much more. Offers a definitive conclusion on the abortion question. Also includes some fascinating possible explanations of what the spiritual nature of twins, and what might result from human cloning.< Less
Ponder, Pray, Practice is a book of 366 daily devotional thoughts designed for the Christian who wants something to chew on spiritually each day. Each little spiritual meal focuses on a challenging... More > Bible verse, what it means and how it may be applied in a Christian’s life. The short prayer suggestions included with each devotional thought are intended to act as starters for the Christian’s daily conversation with God. Designed for the Christian who likes thinking, these devotionals are not theological discussions, but they do grapple with substantive Christian doctrines.< Less
Robert Simms shows us his frequent retreat to the longings of the soul, his youthful articulation of nascent love, his later melancholy struggle with the vicissitudes of his pilgrimage. He looks for... More > God in creation, for purpose in pain, for direction in the wilderness. He uses his poems as prayer, and finds through them the recurring answers of the divine word that pervades life and echoes in the mind and heart at just the right hour.
This volume is a selection of poems about God, nature, faith, love, and the poignant moments the poet experienced growing, becoming, struggling, remembering, longing, regretting, and wondering.< Less
A concise study of Romans designed to communicate its message simply to the average Christian. Sweeps through the New Testament letter without unnecessary outlines or technical discussion. Presents... More > helpful interpretations of Paul's more difficult concepts without getting bogged down in theological debates.< Less
A young professional returns to his college campus and sees an old girlfriend. A businessman meets a stranger who makes him an offer he can't refuse. A couch potato discovers a one-of-a-kind... More > electronic gadget that could change his life. A disillusioned husband searches for a way out of his dead-end life. A lawyer makes an appeal for a second chance at love. These and others share a special connection in this book: they experience an unexpected twist in life events that surprises them -- sometimes dramatically.
In Seven Short Twists, Robert Simms tells the tales of seven men caught up in the passions of their lives. For some of them, their pasts catch up with them. For others, their regrets haunt them. For most of them, lost loves linger in their dreams. Unexpected encounters lead to unanticipated endings.
Robert Simms draws on his imagination, classic themes, and some of his own haunting memories to tell seven tales that will touch some chord in every reader's heart.< Less
Robert Simms meets Robert Simms in a moment of convergence between two nearly identical universes. The two figure out how to communicate, and what they learn astounds them about how a single moment... More > of teenage romance branching off one direction or another can lead to such significant differences in their history--or striking similarities.< Less