Free Friday! Is God Calling Me?

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Happy Free Friday everyone! Today’s free book, usually $9.95, is Is God Calling Me? Answering the Question Every Leader Believer Asks by Jeff Iorg.

Few concepts are talked about more and understood less in Christian circles than God’s call. Some believers claim to be called into ministry, to missions, to the pastorate, or to some other church leadership role as a special instruction from God. Others contradict that narrow understanding with the claim that all believers are equally called to serve God. Still others point out phrases in the Bible such as “called to be holy” or “called out of darkness” (i.e. 1 Pet. 1:15, 2:9) as evidence that calling is just another word for a common spiritual experience, not a special or specific instruction from God.

Who is right about all this? Does God call people to serve him in special ways? Are all believers called? If they are, are all callings equal before God? Is the concept of call simply another way to describe the sanctification process? Is it an overspiritualized way to describe how circumstances just happened to turn out? Or does all this fit together somehow as these definitions and understandings relate to one another?

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The Pastor/Teacher’s Toolkit – Syncing Sermons

pastor/teacher's toolkit, wordsearch bible, sermonsSometimes, when creating a sermon, writer’s block hits, or the specific point you want to make seems to elude you, or you have trouble outlining your sermon. Have you ever wished you could see the opinion of another pastor on the topic you’re studying to help nudge you over the block?

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Free Friday – A Good Start

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It’s Free Friday and today’s free download, usually $4.95, is A Good Start by Frederick Brotherton Meyer.

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The Benefits of WORDsearch for Seminary

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by John Kight

Being a seminary student is probably the most rigorous job that I have. If you have ever been through seminary yourself, you know the demands. If you have been through seminary with a young family in the midst of working full time, then you know the demands even better. Between course lectures, assigned reading, research, paper writing, and other related assignments, the demands can stack quickly. It’s because of these demands that I find myWSB.com to be helpful.

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5 Benefits of Biblical Distance Learning

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WORDsearch has partnered with Houston Baptist University to bring you the HBU Certificate Program: The Story of the Bible, a concentrated Bible course that will further your education. If you are considering advancing your biblical education, there are some major benefits to learning through this distance education course.

What are some of the benefits of the HBU Certificate Program distance learning?

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Free Friday! Faith’s Checkbook

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If God so willed it we could live without bread, even as Jesus did for forty days; but we could not live without His Word. By that Word we were created, and by it alone can we be kept in being, for he sustaineth all things by the Word of His power. Bread is a second cause; the Lord Himself is the first source of our sustenance. He can work without the second cause as well as with it; and we must not tie Him down to one mode of operation. Let us not be too eager after the visible, but let us look to the invisible God. We have heard believers say that in deep poverty, when bread ran short, their appetites became short too; and to others, when common supplies failed, the Lord has sent in unexpected help. But we must have the Word of the Lord. With this alone we can withstand the devil. Take this from us, and our enemy will have us in his power, for we shall soon faint. Our souls need food, and there is none for them outside of the Word of the Lord. All the books and all the preachers in the world cannot furnish us a single meal: it is only the Word from the mouth of God that can fill the mouth of a believer. Lord, evermore give us this bread. We prize it above royal dainties.

Happy Friday everyone! Today’s free download, usually $4.95, is Faith’s Checkbook by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

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