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Jesus Never Manipulates to Win Soul by Philip Yancey

Jesus Never Manipulates to Win Soul by Philip Yancey     All the passages below are taken from Philip Yancey’s book “The Jesus I Never Knew,” published in 1995. The more I get to know Jesus, the more impressed I am by what Ivan Karamazov called "the miracle of restraint." The miracles Satan suggested, the signs and wonders… Continue reading Jesus Never Manipulates to Win Soul by Philip Yancey

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Inviting the Stranger—I believe by Henri Nouwen

 Inviting the Stranger I believe by Henri Nouwen The Road to Emmaus  Now behold, two of them were travelling that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was seven miles from Jerusalem. And they talked together of all these things which had happened. So it was, while they conversed and reasoned, that Jesus Himself… Continue reading Inviting the Stranger—I believe by Henri Nouwen

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How St Paul Evangelizes and Converts by J I Packer

    How St Paul Evangelizes and Converts 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.      For a complete picture of what the New Testament means by evangelism, we need not look further than the apostle Paul’s account of the… Continue reading How St Paul Evangelizes and Converts by J I Packer

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How do I know that I am called by Martyn Lloyd-Jones?

How do I know that I am called 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. `Am I called to be a preacher or not? How do you know?' I suggest that there are certain tests. A call generally starts in… Continue reading How do I know that I am called by Martyn Lloyd-Jones?

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Getting the Approach to Proclaiming the Gospel Right by Malcolm Steer

Getting the Approach to Proclaiming the Gospel Right by Malcolm Steer      In proclaiming the Gospel, Christians need to remember that conversion is carried out by the Holy Spirit, as “No one can confess ‘Jesus is Lord,’ unless he is guided by the Holy Spirit” (1 Corinthians 12:3 TEV). In trying to convert any person, Christians… Continue reading Getting the Approach to Proclaiming the Gospel Right by Malcolm Steer

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Finding the Way by J R Miller

Finding the Way by J R Miller J. R. Miller, 1904 http://www.gracegems.org/Miller/BOOKS.htm Section 1 1.   Finding the Way 2.   Learning God's Will 3.   Letting God In 4.   The Sympathy of Christ 5.   The Only Bond 6.   The Master at Prayer 7.  The Master on the Beach Section 2 8.   In the Love of God 9.   The Abundant Life 10.                      We are Able 11.                      To Each One… Continue reading Finding the Way by J R Miller

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Exercising Spiritual Judgment and Discrimination when Proclaiming the Word by Martyn Lloyd Jones

Exercising Spiritual Judgment and Discrimination when Proclaiming the Word by Martyn Lloyd Jones      “Do not give what is holy to the dogs; nor cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you in pieces.” (Matthew 7:6 NKJV)      The passages below are taken from D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ book “Studies… Continue reading Exercising Spiritual Judgment and Discrimination when Proclaiming the Word by Martyn Lloyd Jones

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Do we Understand that we Represent Jesus to Others by Lee Strobel?

Do we Understand that we Represent Jesus to Others by Lee Strobel? All the passages below are taken from Lee Strobel’s book, “God’s Outrageous Claims,” which was published in 1997 by Zondervan. Cartoon buffoon Homer Simpson hadn’t seen his born-again neighbor Maude Flanders for a while. Frankly, I’m not so sure he missed her. The incessantly… Continue reading Do we Understand that we Represent Jesus to Others by Lee Strobel?

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Do not turn our work for God into a work for Self by Max Lucado

Do not turn our work for God into a work for Self by Max Lucado The passages below are taken from Max Lucado’s book “He Still Moves Stones,” published in 1993. While Jesus and his followers were traveling, Jesus went into a town. A woman named Martha let Jesus stay at her house. Martha had… Continue reading Do not turn our work for God into a work for Self by Max Lucado

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Conversion of the Robber on the Cross by Erwin W Lutzer

 Conversion of the Robber on the Cross by Erwin W Lutzer  The passages below are taken from Erwin W. Lutzer’s book “Cries from the Cross” published in 2002 by Moody Press.      “Today you will be with Me in paradise” (Luke 23:43 NIV)      We all find it difficult to speak with the dying; we find it… Continue reading Conversion of the Robber on the Cross by Erwin W Lutzer

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Christianity and other religions by Mother Teresa, Henri Nouwen and Jean Vanier

Christianity and other religions by Mother Teresa, Henri Nouwen and Jean Vanier I. Mother Teresa on Christianity and Other Religions      The following passages are quotations of Mother Teresa from the book "We Do it for Jesus," by Edward Le Joly. 1. A Government official told me (Mother Teresa): “Tell the truth, you would like me… Continue reading Christianity and other religions by Mother Teresa, Henri Nouwen and Jean Vanier