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NGJ<br />

<strong>No</strong> <strong>Greater</strong> <strong>Joy</strong><br />

<strong>No</strong>v-Dec 2006<br />

2007 Magazine,<br />

Calendar & Catalog<br />

HomeSchool <strong>No</strong>w In Progress<br />

Articles - pages 2-9<br />

Catalog - pages 10-15<br />

Calendar - pages 16-39<br />

Child Training • Family Relationships • Homeschooling • Bible Teaching<br />

“I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.” III John 4

dish rag and laid out like <strong>the</strong> finest restaurant<br />

in town. On one side of our placemat would<br />

be a fancy wineglass (purchased at <strong>the</strong> secondhand<br />

store) full of fresh cow’s milk. On <strong>the</strong><br />

o<strong>the</strong>r side of <strong>the</strong> plate would be a jar of<br />

water with a pretty wildflower in it, all of this<br />

creating an illusion of wonder and delight<br />

in my young mind. Under <strong>the</strong> plate would<br />

be a one-dollar bill from my bro<strong>the</strong>rs. Oh,<br />

what excitement! The thrill of anticipating <strong>the</strong><br />

morning of my birthday was beyond words.<br />

One day each year, I was Queen. Queen!<br />

Treated like royalty! That day I did not do<br />

<strong>the</strong> dishes. It was MY DAY. During much of<br />

my younger years, my parents were as poor<br />

as church mice, so all <strong>the</strong>y had to give was a<br />

genuine grand statement that we were special<br />

to <strong>the</strong>m. As time passed, <strong>the</strong>ir circumstances<br />

allowed <strong>the</strong>m to buy presents; but after being<br />

Queen for <strong>the</strong> day, presents seemed almost<br />

unimportant. More than any present, each<br />

year I looked forward to that glorious feeling<br />

of being very, very cherished and special.<br />

Here I am today, a happily married<br />

mo<strong>the</strong>r. This birthday morning, my husband<br />

woke me and smiled, “Do you want me to<br />

make you a breakfast?” He could buy me<br />

gifts, but those dear birthday memories are<br />

so ingrained in me that all I wanted was that<br />

special place at Mom’s table and <strong>the</strong> warm<br />

fuzzies that accompany <strong>the</strong> day. “<strong>No</strong>! Let’s go<br />

to Mom and Dad’s. She will make breakfast<br />

for both of us.” He smiled! He understands<br />

my desire to go back, and for just one day a<br />

year, to recapture those precious moments,<br />

“Today I am Queen. It is my birthday!” v<br />

Second-generation of birthday “Queens.” Happyface plate, Gracie and mama, Shalom.<br />

precious memories<br />

how <strong>the</strong>y linger<br />

By Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling, owner of ShoshannaGardens.com<br />

Today I turned 23 years old.<br />

Birthdays make me smile. I<br />

treasure every birthday memory.<br />

It is not because my birthday<br />

memories are filled with parties and<br />

gifts received. They aren’t. My mom did<br />

something better. When my mom had no<br />

more than a nickel in her purse, she created<br />

precious memories. There were times in my<br />

youth when all we had to eat was cabbage<br />

and cornbread. I remember hiding our<br />

small supply of butter when one particular<br />

visitor stopped by to eat with us. Yet, every<br />

September 13th I would awaken with a<br />

knowing smile. Mom would be cooking our<br />

special “Egg La’Pearla Mountain” birthday<br />

breakfast. The birthday person would find<br />

his or her place at <strong>the</strong> table set with special<br />

decorations, which we thought were fit for a<br />

king or queen. My spot would be adorned<br />

with a placemat made from our best and<br />

newest dish towel. The fanciest plate we<br />

had would be sitting in <strong>the</strong> middle, and <strong>the</strong><br />

utensils would be wrapped in a nice, smaller<br />

Recipe for Egg La’Pearla’<br />

(Specialty created for illusions of grandeur).<br />

Create your own specialty and name it after<br />

your family.<br />

Boil eggs; peel, chop white; crumble yolk.<br />

Cook small amount of bacon or sausage,<br />

crumble.<br />

Make “sou<strong>the</strong>rn” milk gravy.<br />

2 tablespoons of butter, melted in heavy<br />

skillet<br />

2 tablespoons of white flour, browned golden<br />

in <strong>the</strong> butter (this is called a roux)<br />

2 cups of milk whisked into <strong>the</strong> roux, until<br />

thickened (medium high heat)<br />

Salt and pepper to taste<br />

To assemble “Egg La’Pearla Mountain”<br />

Place 2 pieces of toast or open biscuits on a<br />

plate. Pour ½ cup hot milk gravy over toast.<br />

Next put chopped egg whites on top of<br />

gravy. Sprinkle crumbled yolk, and finish with<br />

sprinkles of bacon crumbs. Ahh! Beautiful!<br />

Egla-whatsyourname.<br />

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P h o t o b y C l i n t c e a r l e y

What is <strong>the</strong> best method<br />

for studying <strong>the</strong> Bible?<br />

Starting with <strong>the</strong> final authority<br />

By Michael Pearl<br />

I<br />

am asked that question<br />

regularly. The answer is quite simple,<br />

or should be, except that in our modern<br />

biblical climate it is like telling a<br />

man how to hunt who doesn’t believe in<br />

weapons. You will understand my analogy<br />

directly. Let’s take it from <strong>the</strong> start.<br />

I graduated from an independent Bible<br />

College with a Bachelor of Science degree,<br />

majoring in Bible and <strong>the</strong>ology, and still<br />

did not know <strong>the</strong> Bible or how to study it. I<br />

loved <strong>the</strong>ology classes, which were taught by<br />

a staunch Calvinist, finding <strong>the</strong>m highly stimulating.<br />

I remember my Presbyterian Bible<br />

teacher most fondly. He loved <strong>the</strong> Word<br />

of God and loved teaching it. I questioned<br />

some of <strong>the</strong> things I was taught but was too<br />

busy and not well enough informed to effectively<br />

challenge my teachers. I just learned<br />

<strong>the</strong> lessons and took <strong>the</strong> tests, keeping busy<br />

traveling and preaching every weekend and<br />

some weeknights. It would be some years<br />

after graduation that I would discover <strong>the</strong><br />

beauty of God’s Word and learn <strong>the</strong> techniques<br />

of effective research.<br />

When I was a young man, my pastor had<br />

often emphasized <strong>the</strong> passage, “All scripture<br />

is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable<br />

for doctrine, for reproof, for correction,<br />

for instruction in righteousness: That<br />

<strong>the</strong> man of God may be perfect, throughly<br />

furnished unto all good works” (2 Timothy<br />

3:16-17). That’s what I wanted to be, taught<br />

in correct doctrine and furnished unto good<br />

works. The inspired Scripture was <strong>the</strong> avenue.<br />

As a young preacher, I would hold up a<br />

King James Bible and confidently say, “This<br />

is God’s Word, perfect and infallible.” The<br />

independent evangelical Bible College I attended<br />

advertised that it boldly stood for<br />

<strong>the</strong> “plenary, verbal inspiration of <strong>the</strong> Scriptures.”<br />

Plenary means “full and complete<br />

and not limited in any way,” and verbal,<br />

means “every single word was inspired, with<br />

none added and none missing.” But in my<br />

very first college class, I was informed that<br />

<strong>the</strong> King James Bible was poorly translated.<br />

Therefore, in class we would use a “better”<br />

translation—<strong>the</strong> American Standard Version,<br />

along with several o<strong>the</strong>rs when <strong>the</strong><br />

ASV didn’t say what <strong>the</strong> professors wanted<br />

it to say. I asked, “What about ‘All Scripture<br />

is given by inspiration and is profitable…’?”<br />

They quickly pointed out that <strong>the</strong> KJV was<br />

in error <strong>the</strong>re also. The ASV reads, “Every<br />

scripture inspired of God is also profitable<br />

for teaching…,” implying that not all Scripture<br />

is inspired of God.” Only that which is<br />

inspired is profitable for doctrine. So, my<br />

next question to my teachers was, “Which<br />

Scripture is inspired of God; which one<br />

can I read and know it is <strong>the</strong> words of God<br />

with no mixture of <strong>the</strong> words of men? Is<br />

<strong>the</strong> ASV <strong>the</strong> real Word of God?” Their<br />

answer: “<strong>No</strong>, it is not Scripture inspired of<br />

God ei<strong>the</strong>r; no English translation is. Only<br />

<strong>the</strong> original languages were inspired of<br />

God.” That presented a difficulty, but not<br />

for long, for I started out my first semester<br />

taking Greek. So I would just learn Greek,<br />

and <strong>the</strong>n I would be able to actually read<br />

<strong>the</strong> Scripture that is inspired of God and is<br />

profitable for establishing doctrine.<br />

It felt good, knowing that I would be<br />

able to uncover <strong>the</strong> riches of <strong>the</strong> original<br />

language. Daily in our classes <strong>the</strong> professors<br />

corrected <strong>the</strong> KJ Bible with “<strong>the</strong> Greek.”<br />

But <strong>the</strong>y corrected <strong>the</strong> o<strong>the</strong>r many translations<br />

as well, pointing out <strong>the</strong> poor qualities<br />

of each. I kept wondering why someone<br />

didn’t just make a translation that was correct<br />

and <strong>the</strong>n let it alone so we could learn<br />

Which Scripture is inspired of God; which one can I read and<br />

know it is <strong>the</strong> words of God with no mixture of <strong>the</strong> words of men?<br />

from it. But, several new translations came<br />

onto <strong>the</strong> market during my four years in<br />

college. There are over 200 of <strong>the</strong>m now.<br />

Very quickly, I lost faith in <strong>the</strong> prospect of<br />

reading any English Bible and believing it<br />

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to be <strong>the</strong> plenary, verbally inspired, written<br />

Word of God.<br />

So <strong>the</strong>re I was, a young preacher with his<br />

faith in <strong>the</strong> old book momentarily shattered.<br />

But, I had a new hope of once again recovering<br />

that sweet ground of assurance and trust<br />

where I could actually sit down and read<br />

God’s Word, believing all that I read without<br />

having to approach <strong>the</strong> text critically.<br />

I jumped into my Greek studies with a<br />

zest, and in a few weeks of Greek grammar<br />

and memorizing <strong>the</strong> definitions of Greek<br />

words, we were actually “reading” from<br />

our 25th edition of <strong>the</strong> Aland Greek New<br />

Testament. And <strong>the</strong>n it hit me. I was not<br />

reading an “inspired” Greek text any more<br />

than when I read ano<strong>the</strong>r English translation.<br />

Every definition, every phrase, every<br />

noun and every verb were defined for me<br />

by one man—<strong>the</strong> man who compiled our<br />

Greek grammar. With a shock, I realized<br />

that after 20 years of Greek study, I would<br />

still be relying on definitions found in some<br />

book written by o<strong>the</strong>r men. In time, I would<br />

have enough information catalogued to be<br />

somewhat “original” in my scholarly opinions,<br />

but I would still just be one man with<br />

an opinion, colored by <strong>the</strong> school of thought<br />

in which I was raised.<br />

The Bible was no longer a book I held<br />

in my hand. It could only be accessed by<br />

jumping through <strong>the</strong> many hoops of Greek<br />

word studies, Greek and Hebrew lexicons,<br />

commentaries, and <strong>the</strong>ology books. I was<br />

uncomfortable quoting any passage of Scripture<br />

and saying, “Thus saith <strong>the</strong> Lord.”<br />

“Thus saith A.T. Robertson” was more<br />

like it. So, my final authority was no longer<br />

<strong>the</strong> Bible I could confidently convey to<br />

<strong>the</strong> congregation and tell <strong>the</strong>m to go home<br />

and study it, believing every word in it. My<br />

final authority for <strong>the</strong> moment was a select<br />

group of Greek scholars—<strong>the</strong> ones I chose<br />

to believe over <strong>the</strong> o<strong>the</strong>rs. The differences<br />

in <strong>the</strong> “bibles” <strong>the</strong>y were publishing testified<br />

to <strong>the</strong>ir inability to agree on <strong>the</strong> meaning of<br />

<strong>the</strong> “original Greek.” But somehow, I knew<br />

that <strong>the</strong>re would come a time when I would<br />

not have to trust <strong>the</strong>m in determining what<br />

<strong>the</strong> words of God were; I would become informed<br />

enough to trust no one but myself—<br />

and <strong>the</strong> leading of <strong>the</strong> Holy Spirit, of course.<br />

(I fully expect you to detect <strong>the</strong> subtle note<br />

of cynicism and sarcasm.)<br />

Many of my young preacher friends,<br />

who were members of my home church and<br />

went off to o<strong>the</strong>r Bible Colleges at <strong>the</strong> same<br />

time I did, were more disturbed than I. One<br />

of <strong>the</strong>m became a Sodomite, one an a<strong>the</strong>ist,<br />

and one an agnostic. One, who was already<br />

pastoring a Sou<strong>the</strong>rn Baptist Church, divorced<br />

his young wife and quit <strong>the</strong> ministry<br />

before he even finished Bible College. Out<br />

of seven of us who started in <strong>the</strong> ministry,<br />

only two survived <strong>the</strong> four years still “in <strong>the</strong><br />

faith”.<br />

I graduated with less faith in <strong>the</strong> Bible<br />

than when I started. With no more classes to<br />

attend, and less time spent traveling, I found<br />

time to investigate <strong>the</strong> Bible for myself. At<br />

first I tried <strong>the</strong> study method that I had<br />

learned in college. When I came to a difficult<br />

passage, I opened all <strong>the</strong> commentaries<br />

to see what <strong>the</strong>y said. They differed greatly.<br />

I also went through a stack of different English<br />

translations, finding that <strong>the</strong>y differed as<br />

much as <strong>the</strong> denominations differ in <strong>the</strong>ir<br />

understanding. I <strong>the</strong>n got out my Greek and<br />

Hebrew lexicons and word studies to see if<br />

<strong>the</strong>y would shed any light. More confusion.<br />

The Greek scholars disagree significantly.<br />

How was I to be so bold as to know which<br />

one to believe and which ones to reject?<br />

Then someone gave me a book called,<br />

Which Bible, by David Fuller. I was blown<br />

away. I acquired a dozen o<strong>the</strong>r works on <strong>the</strong><br />

same subject, by John Burgon, Wilson, Dr.<br />

Peter Ruckman, and o<strong>the</strong>rs. Why didn’t<br />

<strong>the</strong>y tell me this in Bible College? Surely<br />

<strong>the</strong>y weren’t ignorant of it. Did <strong>the</strong>y intend<br />

to deceive me? The Greek Bible that I was<br />

using was not <strong>the</strong> original Bible. It was created—manufactured—less<br />

than 100 years earlier<br />

by two unbelieving infidels and pawned<br />

How can you study <strong>the</strong> Bible if you don’t know which version,<br />

if any, is actually <strong>the</strong> inerrant word of God? You have to know.<br />

off on <strong>the</strong> Church as au<strong>the</strong>ntic. It is just one<br />

of 24 different Greek texts. Fur<strong>the</strong>rmore, it<br />

is not even <strong>the</strong> same Greek text from which<br />

<strong>the</strong> King James Bible was translated. To correct<br />

<strong>the</strong> KJ based on this new text was like<br />

trying to update a 1935 Ford according to<br />

<strong>the</strong> pattern of a 1965 Volkswagen. Somebody<br />

was fooling somebody. There was a<br />

real conspiracy to deprive me of <strong>the</strong> words<br />

of God and replace <strong>the</strong>m with <strong>the</strong> words and<br />

opinions of men. I discovered that this modern<br />

Greek text differed from <strong>the</strong> traditional<br />

text of <strong>the</strong> King James Bible in over 6,000<br />

places.<br />

This corrupt text is <strong>the</strong> standard Greek<br />

text of nearly every Bible College in America,<br />

and <strong>the</strong> basis of all late 19th, 20th and<br />

21st century English translations. In o<strong>the</strong>r<br />

words, <strong>the</strong> ASV and <strong>the</strong> New International<br />

Version, and 200 o<strong>the</strong>r translations are not<br />

based on <strong>the</strong> same Greek text as is <strong>the</strong> King<br />

James. The reason that a 90-year-old text<br />

could be in its 26th edition is because <strong>the</strong><br />

owner of it changes it every few years. Between<br />

<strong>the</strong> 26th and 27th editions <strong>the</strong>re were<br />

over 600 changes. When you hear a preacher<br />

say, “The original Greek text says…”, you<br />

must ask him “Which Greek text? There<br />

are 24 of <strong>the</strong>m. Which edition?” Here today,<br />

gone tomorrow. They are standing in<br />

<strong>the</strong> pulpit and correcting your English Bible<br />

based on a Greek text that changes every<br />

few years. Where is <strong>the</strong> standard? Where<br />

is God’s Word? Where is <strong>the</strong> jot and tittle<br />

that will not pass away? Was God mistaken<br />

about preserving his word forever? Can you<br />

hold a book in your hand, any book, any<br />

language, and say it is “Scripture inspired of<br />

God”?<br />

I have a hard time believing in conspiracy<br />

<strong>the</strong>ories. But I quote from <strong>the</strong>1990 book,<br />

The Dead Sea Scrolls After Forty Years. It<br />

is <strong>the</strong> transcript of four scholars speaking at<br />

a symposium to <strong>the</strong>ir peers. For a moment,<br />

<strong>the</strong>y were quite candid. James Sanders,<br />

Ph.D., who served on <strong>the</strong> committee that<br />

put out <strong>the</strong> New Revised Standard Version,<br />

and author of many o<strong>the</strong>r scholarly works,<br />

on pages 70-71 says, “I think it is time for<br />

us to stop fooling <strong>the</strong> people, making <strong>the</strong>m<br />

think that <strong>the</strong>re is just one Bible and that<br />

our Bible committee got closer to it than<br />

<strong>the</strong>ir committee did.” But <strong>the</strong>n he goes on<br />

to voice his reluctance to do so, because of<br />

<strong>the</strong> impact it would have to tell <strong>the</strong> truth.<br />

He says, “I have been told by some that<br />

that would just destroy <strong>the</strong> Bible, because<br />

lay folk still want to think of <strong>the</strong> Bible as<br />

somehow ‘inerrant.’” The greater context<br />

makes this look even worse. That was over<br />

sixteen years ago, as of this writing, and still<br />

<strong>the</strong>y have not told you <strong>the</strong> truth about what<br />

<strong>the</strong>y believe. They don’t want to shatter your<br />

misguided faith that <strong>the</strong> Bible is “somehow<br />

inerrant.” They don’t think it is wise to let<br />

you know that <strong>the</strong>re are actually two different<br />

Greek Bibles, and that all <strong>the</strong>ir modern<br />

versions are based on a corrupted minority<br />

text that has been historically rejected by<br />

God’s people down through <strong>the</strong> ages. The<br />

King James Bible is accurate to <strong>the</strong> text from<br />

which it was translated. It is <strong>the</strong> Word of<br />

God to English speaking people. You can<br />

believe every word in it without resorting to<br />

anyone’s opinion about <strong>the</strong> validity of <strong>the</strong><br />

text. On that ground, you can read and study<br />

your Bible and learn from it.<br />

We started out to tell you how to study<br />

<strong>the</strong> Bible. You may think I changed <strong>the</strong> subject.<br />

<strong>No</strong>t so. How can you study <strong>the</strong> Bible if<br />

4 w w w . n o g r e a t e r j o y . o r g

you don’t believe it is available to read? If<br />

you believe what I was taught in Bible College,<br />

<strong>the</strong>n most of your Bible study time is<br />

spent trying to determine <strong>the</strong> best possible<br />

text. Fur<strong>the</strong>rmore, you must wade through<br />

Greek and Hebrew lexicons and decide<br />

which scholars you will believe. In <strong>the</strong> final<br />

analysis, you are not studying <strong>the</strong> Bible;<br />

you are studying what o<strong>the</strong>r men believe<br />

about it. The average person soon grows<br />

weary of chasing his tail and gives up, leaving<br />

it to <strong>the</strong> Big Guys with Ph.D.s to tell<br />

him what to believe.<br />

Space does not allow me to give you<br />

here all <strong>the</strong> evidence for <strong>the</strong> things I have<br />

said, but we distribute a book by Dr. Floyd<br />

Jones, Which Version is <strong>the</strong> Bible, which<br />

provides a good history and overview of this<br />

subject.<br />

When I discovered <strong>the</strong> evidence confirming<br />

that <strong>the</strong> King James Bible is indeed<br />

accurately translated and is <strong>the</strong> preserved<br />

Scripture inspired of God, Bible study<br />

became simple and a pure joy! Just read<br />

what it says, and believe it. All you need is a<br />

King James Bible without notes, a Strong’s<br />

Concordance (hard copy or computer), a<br />

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge, and a<br />

Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary,<br />

tenth edition or earlier (see panel to<br />

<strong>the</strong> right for more info). You must learn<br />

<strong>the</strong> Bible by learning <strong>the</strong> 66 individual<br />

books. Books are learned by understanding<br />

paragraphs. Paragraphs are learned by<br />

understanding sentences, and sentences<br />

are understood by knowing <strong>the</strong> meaning<br />

of individual words. Very often, doctrines<br />

hang on <strong>the</strong> meaning of a single word. You<br />

arrive at <strong>the</strong> meaning of an individual word<br />

by using your concordance to find and<br />

read every time that word is used anywhere<br />

in <strong>the</strong> Bible. The Bible will define its own<br />

words by <strong>the</strong> multiple contexts in which it<br />

is used. The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge<br />

is just a giant center-column cross-reference.<br />

It will lead you to similar passages<br />

anywhere in <strong>the</strong> Bible. This dictionary is a<br />

quick reference to <strong>the</strong> definition of words<br />

as <strong>the</strong>y were used in <strong>the</strong> seventeenth century,<br />

when <strong>the</strong> King James Bible was translated,<br />

so you won’t have to worry about<br />

“archaic” words.<br />

My book Repentance is an example<br />

of how to study <strong>the</strong> Bible. You will see <strong>the</strong><br />

process unfolding as we ga<strong>the</strong>r <strong>the</strong> meaning<br />

of words and come to a conclusion. When<br />

you have justifiable confidence in <strong>the</strong> text<br />

you are reading, you don’t have to ask what<br />

a passage means; you just determine what it<br />

says in its context and believe it. v<br />

t<br />

Winter Orange Tea<br />

By Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling<br />

Fuzzy socks, pretty scarves, snow, and long underwear—winter is here.<br />

Long afternoon naps and hot cups of tea are everywhere.<br />

What is it about a hot cup of tea? It is so inspirational. I want to teach you<br />

how to make one of my favorite cups of tea. With a mixture of orange,<br />

cinnamon, and cloves; it is a warm delight.<br />

2 C. water<br />

1 stick cinnamon<br />

5 cloves<br />

Half of an orange peel<br />

Juice from one orange<br />

2 bags of Orange tea<br />

Put first 5 ingredients in a saucepan.<br />

Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes or<br />

until simmering, turn off heat. Add fresh<br />

orange juice and tea bags. Cover, let<br />

stand 5 minutes. I put my tea in a ceramic<br />

teapot that has a tea guard. It keeps <strong>the</strong><br />

ingredients from getting in your cup, also<br />

keeps it warm for a long time. If you do not<br />

have a ceramic teapot, just strain. Enjoy!<br />

Cinnamon and cloves are available from BulkHerbStore.com.<br />

For more recipes and fun, visit ShoshannaGardens.com<br />



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Training a Child to “Come”<br />

Cheerful training early on can save on later disipline<br />

By Shalom (Pearl) Brand<br />

As a young mo<strong>the</strong>r, I watch and<br />

take note of <strong>the</strong> different ways parents<br />

train or don’t train <strong>the</strong>ir children.<br />

Everyone calls me <strong>the</strong> “soft-hearted Pearl”, and<br />

knowing this to be truth, I knew that I would<br />

have to train my children so well that I would<br />

not have to rely on spanking. Therefore I gave<br />

diligence to early training.<br />

When Gracie was first born, every time I<br />

picked her up I would say, “Come to mama.”<br />

This simple, cheerful command was conditioning<br />

my tiny baby to come<br />

to me in response to my<br />

voice. She came to associate<br />

<strong>the</strong> command with<br />

feelings of being close<br />

to me. Even though at<br />

one week old she had<br />

no idea what “Come to<br />

mama” meant, none<strong>the</strong>less,<br />

she quickly came<br />

to identify <strong>the</strong> sound,<br />

rhythm, and tone of my<br />

voice with <strong>the</strong> pleasure<br />

of being drawn to me. I<br />

hoped that after she became<br />

mobile and heard my command to come,<br />

she would respond without hesitation, and at 22<br />

months of age, it has worked beautifully. And it<br />

is a good thing I got <strong>the</strong> jumpstart on training,<br />

because everyone will tell you that Gracie is <strong>the</strong><br />

most impetuous and independent of all <strong>the</strong> nine<br />

Pearl grandkids.<br />

This simple, pleasant, early training has translated<br />

into success in o<strong>the</strong>r issues as well. I have<br />

never had to chase her, spank her, or fear for her<br />

life when she takes off running for <strong>the</strong> road or any<br />

place that could be dangerous, because with one<br />

simple command, she stops, turns, and comes<br />

running to me with joy. I used <strong>the</strong> same training<br />

technique when commanding her to sit, stand,<br />

and get dressed. When she was still an infant,<br />

unable to sit up, I would say, “Stand up, Gracie,”<br />

when I lifted her to a standing position. When I<br />

cleaned up her toys I carried her in my arms, all<br />

<strong>the</strong> while communicating with her what we were<br />

doing, like “Clean up your toys, Gracie.” <strong>No</strong>w<br />

at 22 months old, she is a cleaning machine and<br />

has been since she could walk. It has never been<br />

necessary to spank her or to speak to her in an<br />

intimidating voice when commanding her to pick<br />

up after herself, because she just “knows” it is <strong>the</strong><br />

thing to do. Just as <strong>the</strong> word “eat” means eat and<br />

<strong>the</strong> word “clean” means clean, <strong>the</strong> word “come,”<br />

means come. Many parents will ask <strong>the</strong>ir baby<br />

to come, but when <strong>the</strong> child runs in <strong>the</strong> opposite<br />

direction, <strong>the</strong>y chase <strong>the</strong> “cute baby,” catching<br />

him up in <strong>the</strong>ir arms with kisses and laughter.<br />

But even when you are playing, you are training.<br />

You are training <strong>the</strong>m that running away from<br />

mama is a way to be loved.<br />

When my husband and I have gone to seminars<br />

with my parents, people often come up to<br />

me and ask how <strong>the</strong>y can re-train <strong>the</strong>ir small children<br />

to come to <strong>the</strong>m. If you have been chasing<br />

your little swee<strong>the</strong>art around every time you say<br />

‘come,’ <strong>the</strong>n you<br />

have trained him to<br />

think that <strong>the</strong> word<br />

‘come’ means ‘run<br />

away’. The poor fellow<br />

does not understand<br />

why Mama<br />

is suddenly shorttempered<br />

with him.<br />

This turn of events<br />

causes <strong>the</strong> baby to<br />

become upset and<br />

insecure, for it is<br />

you who are acting<br />

out of character, not<br />

he. If you ask <strong>the</strong> little one to come and when he<br />

doesn’t you chase him down and spank him, you<br />

are spanking him for acting just as you trained<br />

him to act. Your spanking alone will not work<br />

to re-train.<br />

You need to be creative in breaking this “welltrained”<br />

habit. You must create a new mindset.<br />

Get your husband or one of your o<strong>the</strong>r children<br />

to help. Have your helper play with your toddler<br />

to get him distracted, <strong>the</strong>n call for him to come.<br />

Have your helper immediately take <strong>the</strong> child’s<br />

hand and lead him to you while telling <strong>the</strong> child,<br />

“Mama said, come.” Do this simple training exercise<br />

several times over <strong>the</strong> next few days until<br />

your baby begins to respond on cue. Most toddlers<br />

will respond correctly, but if he balks when<br />

your helper takes <strong>the</strong> little one’s hand, <strong>the</strong>n have<br />

<strong>the</strong> helper spat <strong>the</strong> child’s legs to reinforce <strong>the</strong><br />

command.<br />

This past week, I had <strong>the</strong> opportunity to try<br />

this while taking care of my sister’s one-year-old<br />

son. I enlisted <strong>the</strong> help of my little girl, and it<br />

worked. I would say, “Come to mama, Gracie.<br />

Bring <strong>the</strong> baby with you.” And, to her great joy,<br />

she would take his hand and lead him to me.<br />

He thought it was great fun, and by <strong>the</strong> time he<br />

went home, he was beginning to learn <strong>the</strong> word<br />

COME. I told my sister, and she called him and<br />

he responded right away. We were both so excited<br />

to see <strong>the</strong> results of just a little training. v<br />

From <strong>the</strong> Mailbox<br />

Dear Pearls,<br />

Thanks so much for your materials.<br />

One of your illustrations rang<br />

a bell. Years ago, our #1 son<br />

voiced a complaint about his list<br />

of Saturday chores. His fa<strong>the</strong>r<br />

quietly added ano<strong>the</strong>r chore,<br />

“When you are finished with ‘x’,<br />

<strong>the</strong>n do ‘y’.” Our son muttered<br />

something, and his fa<strong>the</strong>r quietly<br />

said, “And after you do ‘y’, do<br />

‘z’.” He <strong>the</strong>n commented, “Boy,<br />

I might just get my garage totally<br />

cleaned out today!” Silence. Our<br />

son went to work. He became<br />

happier as he worked. To this<br />

day, an electrical engineer, 45, he<br />

loves to work, and he also loves<br />

his fa<strong>the</strong>r and me.<br />

—Mrs. B.W.<br />

<strong>Joy</strong> of Parenting<br />

Your books have changed my<br />

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forward to <strong>the</strong> joy of parenting<br />

instead of dreading what<br />

struggles <strong>the</strong> day may hold.<br />

In Him,<br />

—Candi<br />

Dear Debi,<br />

I wanted to thank you for saving<br />

my marriage! “Created to be<br />

His Help Meet” was <strong>the</strong> most<br />

painful and wonderful book I<br />

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marriage. Thank<br />

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telling it God’s<br />

way.<br />

—Sandy<br />

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James and Shoshanna delighting Jeremiah<br />

Keeping Your Children First<br />

It’s our duty as parents to surround our children with healthy activities and friends<br />

By Gabriel Pearl<br />

In today’s fast paced lifestyle,<br />

time flies by so quickly. It seems that<br />

it was just a few years ago that I started<br />

my construction company, but when I<br />

actually sit down and do <strong>the</strong> math, I realize<br />

it’s been 10 years. Time flies by quickly for<br />

adults, but not so for children. Children are<br />

brimming with a need—a need that folks<br />

over 30 often forget ever existed. It is a<br />

need to do something; anything, really, just<br />

so long as it’s “something.” Let me explain.<br />

When I was in my early teens, I took<br />

up every kind of sport from tennis to hunting.<br />

Looking back, I can see that my choice<br />

of friends and activities were not happenstance;<br />

everything was carefully guided.<br />

When I was 14 years old, I decided to ride<br />

my bike to my grandparents’ house—170<br />

miles away. It seemed like a good plan at<br />

<strong>the</strong> time. Mom and Dad were going <strong>the</strong><br />

next day, so I could come back with <strong>the</strong>m.<br />

It was mid July, and after 150 miles on<br />

my 10 speed Huffy bike, in a humid 102<br />

degrees, with nothing but a 2-liter Coke<br />

to drink, I realized it was not <strong>the</strong> greatest<br />

idea after all. My legs locked up in cramps.<br />

“Next time,” I told myself, “I should bring<br />

water.” From a physical standpoint, it was<br />

a stupid idea, as my dad already well knew,<br />

but from an eternal standpoint, <strong>the</strong>re was<br />

no loss, just two sore legs. It was one of my<br />

“somethings.”<br />

Looking back, <strong>the</strong> activities I chose<br />

were healthy activities that my parents<br />

steered me toward. As an adult, I can now<br />

see clearly that <strong>the</strong> things we choose in<br />

those precarious teenage years are building<br />

blocks for <strong>the</strong> rest of our lives. If you<br />

prevent your children from exploring <strong>the</strong><br />

world of possibilities, or if you cloister<br />

<strong>the</strong>m away from friends, preventing <strong>the</strong>m<br />

from doing “something,” it will backfire<br />

when <strong>the</strong>y finally get big enough to seize<br />

<strong>the</strong>ir freedom. They will explode into <strong>the</strong><br />

world of possibilities with no discernment<br />

and no self-control. If you do not provide<br />

your teenagers with things to do, <strong>the</strong>y will<br />

do one of three things:<br />

1.) They will rebel and find <strong>the</strong>ir own<br />

activities, be <strong>the</strong>y good or bad.<br />

2.) In <strong>the</strong>ir later years (once <strong>the</strong>y move<br />

out of <strong>the</strong> house, or by <strong>the</strong> time <strong>the</strong>y even<br />

reach <strong>the</strong>ir early 20’s) <strong>the</strong>y will begin experimenting<br />

with a variety of things that<br />

as a child and teenager <strong>the</strong>y never had <strong>the</strong><br />

opportunity to do.<br />

3.) They will become lazy and indifferent,<br />

and lose <strong>the</strong>ir drive and ambitions.<br />

When <strong>the</strong>y are still children or young<br />

teenagers you can guide and direct <strong>the</strong>m,<br />

but once <strong>the</strong>y leave your home <strong>the</strong> opportunity<br />

is gone. It’s not just our obligation<br />

as parents, but our duty to surround our<br />

children with healthy activities and friends.<br />

By creating a proper environment, we can<br />

allow our children to maintain <strong>the</strong>ir individuality<br />

without sacrificing <strong>the</strong>ir morality.<br />

I was fortunate enough to live in an<br />

environment where I could create healthy<br />

activities. I said, “fortunate,” but that’s not<br />

really accurate; it was a very calculated, collective<br />

decision made by my parents, and<br />

at <strong>the</strong> time I didn’t even know it. We were<br />

kept busy all <strong>the</strong> time with “something.”<br />

During that time of keeping busy, all of<br />

us kids discovered what we did and didn’t<br />

want to do in <strong>the</strong> future, whe<strong>the</strong>r it was <strong>the</strong><br />

kind of work we were doing or our latest<br />

hobby.<br />

Education and financial stability are<br />

great American luxuries, but <strong>the</strong>y must be<br />

kept in balance. What makes this country<br />

great can also destroy it. I can honestly say,<br />

looking back, that we children were never<br />

put on <strong>the</strong> back burner for <strong>the</strong> sake of<br />

ministry or my fa<strong>the</strong>r’s occupation. Ra<strong>the</strong>r,<br />

<strong>the</strong>y carefully integrated us into <strong>the</strong>ir work,<br />

<strong>the</strong>ir ministry, and <strong>the</strong>ir play. And for that,<br />

I will be eternally grateful. So, whe<strong>the</strong>r you<br />

make six thousand or six million a year,<br />

always remember to keep those kids first.<br />

v<br />

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NGJ<br />

november-december 2006<br />

Volume 12 | Number 6<br />

Printed in <strong>the</strong> USA<br />

Editors In Chief<br />

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Shalom (Pearl) Brand<br />

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106 pg. Book 7810-10 $5.<br />

will ever hear.<br />

8-99 copies each $3. 00<br />

1 Cassette 1010-40 $5. 00<br />

100+ copies each $2. 50<br />

1 CD 1010-45 $5. 00<br />

Alabama Seminar<br />

Two hours of Michael Pearl<br />

speaking on child training. These<br />

tapes are geared toward <strong>the</strong> fa<strong>the</strong>r’s<br />

1 Cassette<br />

1 CD<br />

8338-40<br />

8338-45<br />

$5. 00<br />

$5. 00<br />

role in <strong>the</strong> family. Tales of Mike and<br />

his sons’ wild adventures. Boys love it!<br />

Testimony of<br />

2 Cassettes 8325-40 $8. 00<br />

2 CD 8325-45 $10. 00<br />

Becoming a man<br />

This message is for parents concerned about raising <strong>the</strong>ir<br />

boys up to be men, and for encouraging boys and young<br />

men to take <strong>the</strong> steps to manhood, and it is for fa<strong>the</strong>rs<br />

who never learned to be real men. It tells you what you<br />

need to do to become more than just an adult—how to<br />

become a real man.<br />

2 Cassettes 8605-40 $8. 00<br />

1 CD 1417-10 $5. 00<br />

1 Cassette 3420-40 $5. 00<br />

From <strong>the</strong> End<br />

of <strong>the</strong> Earth<br />

Dear Mr. Pearl,<br />

Songs by Rebekah Pearl. All<br />

alone in a bamboo hut on <strong>the</strong> top<br />

of a mountain in New Guinea,<br />

<strong>the</strong> first white woman ever seen<br />

by <strong>the</strong> Kumboi village, Rebekah<br />

writes and sings songs about her<br />

God. She accompanies herself on a classical guitar.<br />

1 CD 3020-41 $8. 00<br />

1 Cassette 3020-40 $5. 00<br />

Best Homeschooling Ideas<br />

Debi Pearl discusses her best homeschooling ideas. 20-<br />

plus years of accumulated wisdom. This tape can remove<br />

your burden. It is our best-selling cassette!<br />

1 Cassette 6170-40 $5. 00<br />

Rebekah Pearl, (now Rebekah Anast) daughter of<br />

Michael and Debi Pearl, tells <strong>the</strong> awesome story of<br />

God’s guidance and protection as she, a 22 year old girl,<br />

all alone, where no white person had ever been, adapted<br />

to a primitive culture.<br />


The basic message, “Okay, I know I’ve messed up in<br />

child training, now what do I do?”<br />

Darlene Rose<br />

Hear <strong>the</strong> missionary story of Darlene Rose. Rebekah<br />

Pearl listened to <strong>the</strong>se tapes when she was young. She<br />

says <strong>the</strong>y helped mold her life toward missions.<br />

The Gami Akij Story<br />

Your heart will be stirred as Rebekah Pearl recounts how<br />

God prepared a people for himself. The story of her time<br />

in <strong>the</strong> mountains of Papua New Guinea, translating <strong>the</strong><br />

Kumboi language. Young people love it.<br />

Thank you for your desire to give us <strong>the</strong> pure word<br />

of God and <strong>the</strong> Gospel of Jesus Christ. The gospel<br />

of justification and sanctification (so-called) has<br />

radically changed my life! As we went on <strong>the</strong> street<br />

to preach <strong>the</strong> gospel, I proclaimed <strong>the</strong> “full gospel.”<br />

A Sodomite was <strong>the</strong>re. O<strong>the</strong>rs who were ministering<br />

to him before I got down were telling him that<br />

Jesus understands, and can help him through it,<br />

but nobody gave him <strong>the</strong> Gospel again! I did, and it<br />

was <strong>the</strong> gospel that I have been trusting in <strong>the</strong> past<br />

few months (which has changed my life). When I<br />

told him all that Christ did to and for him, if he has<br />

believed, it was as if a light came on! This man had<br />

never heard what I proclaimed to him! The power<br />

was not of me but <strong>the</strong> Gospel! And, Lord willing,<br />

he will let God deliver him. Again this is just a little<br />

note to encourage you in your ministry. —Mike<br />

1 4 w w w . n o g r e a t e r j o y . o r g

Marriage Resources<br />

Audio, Books, DVD, & Video<br />

N E W !<br />

N E W !<br />

Created to be His<br />

Help Meet - BOOK / audio<br />

What God is doing through this new book<br />

is amazing! We are receiving thousands<br />

of letters from people giving testimony to<br />

marriages restored and made new. Pastors,<br />

bookstores, and teachers are ordering and<br />

reordering cases.<br />

“Somewhere over <strong>the</strong> years and <strong>the</strong> changing culture, women<br />

have lost <strong>the</strong>ir way. This book is written to lead <strong>the</strong>m back<br />

home. Regardless of how you began you began your marriage<br />

how dark and lonely <strong>the</strong> path that has brought you to where<br />

you are now, I want you to know that it is possible today<br />

to have a marriage so good and so fulfilling it can only be<br />

explained as a miracle” (backcover)<br />

UPDATED - The book now contains a word index at <strong>the</strong> back<br />

of <strong>the</strong> book to aid you in topical searches. 296 pages<br />

Book 2020-10 $12. 00<br />

Box of 24 books 2020-99 $172. 80 (40% discount)<br />

Audio 9 CDs 2020-45 $28. 00<br />

Audio 1 MP3 CD 2020-55 $12. 50<br />

creada para ser su ayuda<br />

idÓNEA<br />

spanish translation of Created to be<br />

his help meet<br />

Debi’s best-selling book is now available<br />

in Spanish. Every page has been carefully<br />

translated and features <strong>the</strong> same great quality<br />

and original design. 295 pages.<br />

The help Meet’s Journey<br />

- Workbook for “Help Meet”<br />

This new book by Debi will be a yearlong<br />

companion journal for Created to be His<br />

Help Meet. Through your own stories and<br />

studies you will create pictures of <strong>the</strong> person<br />

you are becoming. It will be a lasting record<br />

of your journey as a help meet.<br />

Book will be available January 1st, 2007<br />

COMING<br />

NOV. 15<br />

Book will be available <strong>No</strong>vember 15, 2006<br />

Book 2020-12 $12. 00<br />

Box of 24 books 2019 -98 $172. 80 (40% discount)<br />

COMING<br />

JAN. 1st<br />

Book 2030-10 $8. 00<br />

Box of 24 books 2030-99 $115. 20 (40% discount)<br />


This book by Shaunti Feldhahn is based on<br />

surveys and was a real eye-opener. Michael<br />

says it will help women understand men’s<br />

thoughts and struggles.<br />

Book 3210-10 $8. 50<br />

Holy Sex<br />

Michael Pearl takes his readers through a<br />

refreshing journey of biblical texts showing<br />

that God designed marriage to be <strong>the</strong> context<br />

of erotic pleasure. The world and <strong>the</strong> devil<br />

have attempted to make <strong>the</strong> subject of sex<br />

<strong>the</strong>ir domain. <strong>No</strong> longer.<br />

82 pg. Book 4125-10 $5. 00<br />

8-99 copies each $3.00<br />

100+ copies each $2.50<br />

Marriage God’s Way<br />

Husbands, learn how to<br />

sanctify your wife and cleanse<br />

her of spots, wrinkles, and<br />

blemishes. You have <strong>the</strong><br />

power to bring your wife into<br />

<strong>the</strong> fullness of all that God<br />

intended her to be. Wives,<br />

learn <strong>the</strong> freedom of honoring and<br />

ministering to your man. You can help him<br />

become all that God intended him to be.<br />

2 DVDs 4140-75 $18. 00<br />

2 VHS 4140-70 $18. 00<br />

Only Men<br />

Michael Pearl speaks directly and frankly to<br />

men about <strong>the</strong>ir responsibilities as husbands.<br />

Wives should not listen to this tape. We don’t<br />

want you taking advantage of your man.<br />

1 Cassette 6650-40 $5. 00<br />

1 CD 6650-45 $5. 00<br />

Young Adults & Marriage<br />

This message, spoken by Michael Pearl<br />

in California, was given to help parents<br />

and <strong>the</strong>ir young adult children make wise<br />

decisions concerning marriage. It has <strong>the</strong><br />

story of all five of our children finding <strong>the</strong>ir<br />

mates.<br />

1 Cassette 9810-40 $5. 00<br />

1 CD 9810-45 $5. 00<br />

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Science 101<br />


½ cup of <strong>Joy</strong> dishwashing<br />

liquid<br />

2 cups of water<br />

2 teaspoons of sugar<br />

Mix <strong>the</strong> solution in a shallow<br />

pan. Add food coloring for<br />

pretty bubbles. Make bubble<br />

wands out of wire, clo<strong>the</strong>s<br />

hangers, etc. Dip and wave<br />

to create bubbles, or blow<br />

into <strong>the</strong> wand.<br />

Sign up at our website for email notification of <strong>the</strong> online release of our latest newsletter.<br />

www.<strong>No</strong><strong>Greater</strong><strong>Joy</strong>.org<br />

<strong>No</strong> <strong>Greater</strong> <strong>Joy</strong> <strong>Ministries</strong>, Inc.<br />

1000 Pearl Road<br />

Pleasantville, TN 37033<br />

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