I have a review of Ray Ortlund’s book The Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ in Filipino language over Driven By The Gospel . In case you want to read quotes from the book and info how to purchase it locally in the Philippines, then check my article over Treasuring Christ PH.
Now that those have been taken cared of, lets proceed to our freebies. If you missed the previous one and some of the old round-up, just scroll down and you’ll find them at the end of this article.
Also since I’m not 24/7 monitoring the latest freebies of publishing companies, I’m posting their e-mail sign up page, so you’ll be in the loop whenever they give out freebies. You can find it at the end of this round-up.
FREE lesson “Bible Heroes” – Part of the 5 week curriculum for kids on Bible heroes courtesy of The Sunday School Store is this free sample lesson before you purchase the whole thing.
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As Christian publishers rushes to print books relevant to this trying times, sometimes the real message might get lost. Yes, I praise those publisher for helping churches and ministries with biblical answers and they are doing a good job. However, we almost miss something that is more important than COVID19 or the racial crisis.
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So who remember the book Don’t Call It a Comeback by Kevin DeYoung? Well I do remember it but not something that made an impact to me or to others. I dont think it made waves or became a bestseller. Nor some of my Reformed friends ever mentioned or recommended it. I think it never rings a bell with you too. It was published in 2011 and the young, the restless and the Reformed is at its peak. So Reformed books and blogs (like mine) where in abundance and a book like Kevin DeYoung’s Don’t Call It a Comeback might get lost and end up in a pre loved bookshops.
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As I’m writing this post, this is my 8th day of self quarantine. Work has been toxic that I might as well take a break. So for precautionary measure, I took the 14 days quarantine and hoping I’ll be swabbed test next week. So guys please do pray for me.
Anyways, here’s some quotes from the booklet, Amaze Them with God by Kevin DeYoung published by 10 Publishing. If you like these quotes, please get the book by clicking here.
“The evangelical church needs to stop preaching the false gospel of cultural identification. Don’t spend all your time trying to figure out how to be just like the next generation. Be yourself. Tell them about Jesus.”
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I got some review copies of books from InterVarsity Press and in the coming weeks I’ll share some quotes and reviews here on my blog. The books now on my reading list is The Sacred Art of Joking by James Cary and A Week in The Life of A Slave by John Byron. They are fresh releases and I’m so happy to read it.
Anyways, here’s a list of great freebies that are waiting to be downloaded. And if your new here to this post or you missed out other freebie round-ups, check the links to those post at the end of this article.
Free e-books of Herman Witsius– Witsius was a Dutch Reformed pastor and had a great contributions with his book on systematic theology. You can access some of his works here for free.
FREE e-book Reformed Baptist– Get a load of this site. Tons of free Reformed Baptist literature all for free. This is through the generousity of Semper Reformada Baptist Library.
FREE study guides– Immanuel Baptist Church has some leaders and participants study guide on some book of the Bible that you might like to download and share.
FREE e-book “Christian College Guidebook” – Fervr offers this free 18 page guide for Christians who are considering college.
FREE e-book “Transgender” Vaughn Roberts – Read this book and its great. You can read my short review of the book here. Now get the freebie on The Good Book Company website.
FREE e-book “What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality?” by Kevin DeYoung! – Another free e-book just in time for Pride 2019. Just fill up the 1 minute survey and viola you’ll have this e-book.
FREE e-book “The Wiersbe Study Series: Acts: Put Your Faith Where the Action Is ” by Warren W. Wiersbe- I think this is the first free e-book offer of David C. Cook after Wiersbe passed away. Download this while its free.
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Hello! I hope you’re having a great day as you dive in this brand new collection of quotes! This time we are featuring quotes from the book “The Art of Turning” by Kevin DeYoung. And as always if you got stoked with these quotes, please get the book at your nearest Christian bookstore or on Amazon.
“When we first do something we know we should not, we feel that twinge of conscience. We feel pain in our extremities like we do when we are outside in the cold. Yet if we persist in doing what is foolish, there comes a time when we start to feel better about engaging in such behavior. We no longer consider that it is wrong. The bad stuff doesn’t feel so bad anymore, which is when we are in great spiritual peril. This is the danger of having a seared conscience.”
“Are you kicking against the goads? Are you grieving the Holy Spirit? What is your conscience telling you? Is the Holy Spirit pleading with you to see what you have refused to see? When conscience accuses us of wrong, let us turn from the sin with all haste.”
“If we walk around feeling all the time like we are a failure as a Christian, a failure as a parent, and a failure as a pastor, we have not grasped the gift of the gospel. This is not what it means to have the ministry of the Holy Spirit in our life.”
“A conscience is not only indispensable to living a life pleasing to God and enjoying peace with God; it is essential for living as the human beings God made us to be.”
“There is a close connection between the work of the Holy Spirit and the operation of the conscience. John Flavel, a Puritan clergyman and author, observed that the conscience “is God’s spy, and man’s overseer.”
“When the Holy Spirit shines a light on what is bad (or good) in us, it is then the role of the conscience to appropriate the work of the Spirit (John 3:20–21).”
“The Holy Spirit works in tandem with the conscience to produce in us a life of godliness and peace.”
In a recent article, 20 minutes of reading a book everyday makes a big difference in one’s life. If you don’t have the time to read why not include in your quite time. Instead of a devotional book, you can finish it with a book that can meet your spiritual need. A chapter will do. Currently I’m reading “God at Work” by Gene Edward Veith which has been profitable to me. I hope you will try it to and see the impact of it on your life. Lets continue the discussion next week on how to give 20 minutes of your daily time in reading and as promised your weekly dose of quotes:
“Everything, in all its exquisite and intricate details-things that others may consider trivial but are important to us-is governed by the overruling hand of God.”
–Derek W.H. Thomas
“Through highs and lows, better and worse, richer and poorer, sickness and health, you can do all things through Christ who strengthens you, when Christ becomes your all. A gospel-shaped life fills every space it takes with unconquerable faith and unfailing love.”
“God wants us to offer ourselves to Him, turn from the ways of the world, and be transformed. Then we will have something, better than special revelations and words about the future-we’ll have wisdom.”
“God’s Word is living and active. When we read the Bible, we hear from God with a confidence we find in no other book and from no other voice. We ca read the Scriptures knowing that this is what the Holy Spirit says.”
“Wisdom is knowing God and doing as He commands. Foolishness, on the other hand, is turning from God and listening to yourself.”
“God never assures us of health,success,or ease. But He promise something better: He promise to make us loving,pure,and humble like Christ.In short, God’s will is that you and I get happy and holy in Jesus.”
“The most important issues for God are moral purity, theological fidelity, compassion, joy, our witness, faithfulness, hospitality, love, worship, and faith. These are His big concern. The problem is that we tend to focus most of our attention on everything else.”
— Kevin DeYoung
Finally a book that will make you run to an open space and scream on top of your lungs. “Freedom at last!” Yes freedom indeed. Freedom to the never ending question every Christian has been pondering: What is God’s will for my life?
“Just Do Something” blows the conventional way of thinking of so many Christians about finding God’s will which according to DeYoung is simple and not so difficult to look for. First, Ptr. Kevin clearly gives the three kinds of will of God. Then he points out the five reasons why we fret about God’s will. After that, he listed why the conventional approach wont work and strike them all down.
“Just Do Something” brings us back to Matthew 6:33 and reinforce it like we never had it before. In the latter part of the book, he lead us to hold on God’s wisdom in what we want to pursue which really matters in knowing God’s will. Finishing this book will give you a feeling of relieve that God’s will is not “Where’s Waldo?” cartoon. Yes you can know God’s will!
A never to miss book on God’s will, “Just Do Something” will get you gear on action to do what God intents us to do. This short book packs up some biblical and truly practical lessons for us Christians who are seeking God’s will. Its readable and you’ll love share it with someone. Highly recommended. Prepare for liberation. “Just Do Something” is here!