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Wise and Unwise Testimony for Christ by J R Miller

Wise and Unwise Testimony for Christ by J R Miller All the passages below are taken from J R Miller, “Intimate Letters on Personal Problems.” http://www.gracegems.org/Miller/intimate_letters.htm Dear friend, I know that the work which you are doing, especially in the class of college of which you speak, is hard and discouraging. The pressure of work is… Continue reading Wise and Unwise Testimony for Christ by J R Miller

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Will we Serve even when we do not understand by Max Lucado?

Will we Serve even when we do not understand by Max Lucado? The passages below are taken from Max Lucado’s book “He Still Moves Stones,” published in 1993. THE WHITE SPACE between Bible verses is fertile soil for questions. One can hardly read Scripture without whispering, “I wonder .. .“ “I wonder if Eve ever… Continue reading Will we Serve even when we do not understand by Max Lucado?

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Why Evangelize by J I Packer?

                  Why Evangelize by J I Packer? The following passages are from J. I. Packer’s book, “Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God,” published in 1961 by InterVasity Press.         There are, in fact, two motives that should spur us constantly to evangelize. The first is love to God and concern for His glory; the second is love to… Continue reading Why Evangelize by J I Packer?

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Well. . . Almost by Max Lucado

            Well. . . Almost by Max Lucado The passages below are taken from Max Lucado’s book “No Wonder They Call Him The Saviour,” published in 1998. Almost. It’s a sad word in any man’s dictionary. “Almost.” It runs herd with “nearly,” “next time,” “if only,” and “just about.” It’s a word that smacks of missed… Continue reading Well. . . Almost by Max Lucado

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To Prospective Missionaries by Elisabeth Elliot

      To Prospective Missionaries by Elisabeth Elliot All the passages below are taken from Elisabeth Elliot’s book “Keep A Quiet Heart,” published in 1995 and reprinted in 2008. Last October I received a copy of the Auca (now known as Waorani) translation of the New Testament. The orthography has been greatly altered since my day, so I… Continue reading To Prospective Missionaries by Elisabeth Elliot

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To be a Witness is to live the life of Sacrificial Love by Elisabeth Elliot

To be a Witness is to live the life of Sacrificial Love by Elisabeth Elliot All the passages below are taken from Elisabeth Elliot’s book “A Path Through Suffering.” It was published in 1990. See the flower in maturity. The calyx hands have unclasped utterly now. They have folded themselves back, past all power of closing… Continue reading To be a Witness is to live the life of Sacrificial Love by Elisabeth Elliot

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The Preparation of the Preacher by Martyn Lloyd Jones

The Preparation of the Preacher by Martyn Lloyd Jones All the passages below are taken from Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ book “Preaching and Preachers” published in 1971 with the present impression in 1998. WE COME NOW to a new aspect of our study of preaching or the preacher and preaching. We have been looking at what takes place… Continue reading The Preparation of the Preacher by Martyn Lloyd Jones

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THE GREATEST OF All INVITATIONS TO RECEIVE CHRIST by John Stott

THE GREATEST OF All INVITATIONS TO RECEIVE CHRIST by John Stott      The passages below are taken from John Stott’s book “Why I Am A Christian,” published in 2003 by Inter-Varsity Press.      We all like receiving invitations, whether to a meal, a party, a concert or a wedding. Usually at the bottom of the invitation card… Continue reading THE GREATEST OF All INVITATIONS TO RECEIVE CHRIST by John Stott

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The Evangelical Message by J I Packer

    The Evangelical Message by J I Packer The following passages are from J. I. Packer’s book, “Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God,” published in 1961 by InterVasity Press.      We shall have to deal with this fairly summarily. In a word, the evangelistic message is the gospel of Christ, and Him crucified; the message of man’s sin… Continue reading The Evangelical Message by J I Packer

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The Devotional Life of the Sunday School Teacher by J R Miller

The Devotional Life of the Sunday School Teacher by J R Miller J. R. Miller (1840-1912)  http://www.gracegems.org/Miller/BOOKS.htm Table of ContentsChapter 1. Sacredness of the Teacher's WorkChapter 2. The Teacher's AimChapter 3. The Teacher's PreparationChapter 4. The Spiritual Element in TeachingChapter 5. The Teacher's Life as a FactorChapter 6. The Teacher Representing ChristChapter 7. The Teacher's… Continue reading The Devotional Life of the Sunday School Teacher by J R Miller

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Should People be Free to Pick and Choose what to Believe about Jesus by Lee Strobel?

Should People be Free to Pick and Choose what to Believe about Jesus by Lee Strobel?      All the passages below are taken from Lee Strobel’s book, “The Case for the Real Jesus,” published in 2007. http://www.leestrobel.com/Christianity.htm      Designer God: In a Mix-and-Match World, Why Not Create Your Own Religion?           Headline of cover story in Utne… Continue reading Should People be Free to Pick and Choose what to Believe about Jesus by Lee Strobel?

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Sanctification is absolutely Essential to True Evangelism by Martyn Lloyd Jones

Sanctification is absolutely Essential to True Evangelism by Martyn Lloyd Jones All the passages below are taken from Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ book “The Assurance of our Salvation.” The sermons were preached at Westminister Chapel, London, from 1952 to 1953. It was originally published in four volumes: Seed in Eternity, Safe in the World, Sanctified through the Truth, and… Continue reading Sanctification is absolutely Essential to True Evangelism by Martyn Lloyd Jones

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Proclaiming the Gospel to all People by Mother Teresa

Proclaiming the Gospel to all People by Mother Teresa After Jesus’ resurrection, He appeared and instructed His eleven disciples to “Go out to the whole world; proclaim the gospel to all creation.” (Mark 16:15 NJB)  It is vitally important that a Christian knows what and how to proclaim the Gospel. The manner he presents Jesus can be very offensive… Continue reading Proclaiming the Gospel to all People by Mother Teresa

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Proclaim the Gospel with our Whole Life by Charles De Foucauld

Proclaim the Gospel with our Whole Life by Charles De Foucauld             Charles De Foucauld was born into an aristocratic family in Strasbourg in East of France on 15th September 1858. He died on the winter of 1916 as a lone missionary monk in Tamanrasset, right in the mountains at the heart of Hoggar, Morocco. He was there… Continue reading Proclaim the Gospel with our Whole Life by Charles De Foucauld

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Knowing Thy Enemys Tactics of Deception Obfuscation Intimidation and Censorship by Li-ann Thio

Knowing Thy Enemys Tactics of Deception Obfuscation Intimidation and Censorship by Li-ann Thio           All the passages below are taken from Dr Li-ann Thio’s book, “Mind the Gap--Contending for Righteousness in an Age of Lawlessness,” published in 2009. Radical liberals are not interested in truth but in imposing their own substantive view of the world. They manifest their zealotry in adopting brow-beating… Continue reading Knowing Thy Enemys Tactics of Deception Obfuscation Intimidation and Censorship by Li-ann Thio

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Our Evangelism is Doomed without God’s Grace by J I Packer

Our Evangelism is Doomed without God’s Grace by J I Packer The following passages are from J. I. Packer’s book, “Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God,” published in 1961 by InterVasity Press. The sovereignty of God in grace gives us our only hope of success in evangelism.      Some fear that belief in the sovereign grace… Continue reading Our Evangelism is Doomed without God’s Grace by J I Packer

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Our Attitude when Evangelizing by J I Packer

  Our Attitude when Evangelizing by J I Packer The following passages are from J. I. Packer’s book, “Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God,” published in 1961 by InterVasity Press.      When we evangelize, our trust must be in God who raises the dead. He is the almighty Lord who turns men’s hearts, and He will give… Continue reading Our Attitude when Evangelizing by J I Packer