Free Friday! The Commands of Christ

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The commands of Christ are both instructive and informative. While they give us instructions for life, they also give us information about His Father. For example, when we read Christ’s command to “be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect” (Matt. 5:48), we first see the instruction for us to live a life worthy of our calling as Christians, but we also see something about the God we serve and worship. So the command is also a revelation. One of Christ’s purposes in coming to the earth was to reveal His Father to mankind. His commands are one of the ways we can learn about who God is and what He is like because they reveal to us what is on His heart and reflect His nature and His character. Each command gives us insight into the nature of who God is and gives us direction in how to come into His presence as children come before their loving parents.

Happy Friday everyone! Today’s free download, usually $12.95, is The Commands of Christ by Tom Blackaby.

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5 Reasons to Love the BECNT

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The Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (BECNT) series provides commentaries that blend scholarly depth with readability, exegetical detail with sensitivity to the whole, and attention to critical problems with theological relevance.

All BECNT volumes feature each author’s detailed interaction with the Greek text. Each commentary admirably achieves the dual aims of the series—academic sophistication with pastoral sensitivity and accessibility—making it a useful tool for professors, students, and pastors. The user-friendly design includes shaded chapter introductions summarizing the key themes of each thought unit.

5 Reasons to Love the BECNT (Click each image to zoom in.)

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Free Friday! The Ministry of Intercession

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Happy Friday everyone! Today’s featured free download is The Ministry of Intercession by Andrew Murray.

A fresh sight of what prayer is according to the will of God, of what our prayers can be, through the grace of God, will free us from those feeble defective views, in regard to the absolute necessity of continual prayer, which lie at the root of our failure. As we get an insight into the reasonableness and rightness of this divine appointment, and come under the full conviction of how wonderfully it fits in with God’s love and our own happiness, we shall be freed from the false impression of its being an arbitrary demand. We shall with our whole heart and soul consent to it and rejoice in it, as the one only possible way for the blessing of heaven to come to earth. All thought of task and burden, of self-effort and strain, will pass away in the blessed faith that as simple as breathing is in the healthy natural life, will praying be in the Christian life that is led and filled by the Spirit of God.

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Free Friday! Illustrated Reference Tools Edition

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Hi everyone! This week we are offering two free books for you to download for your library.

You can find them over on the Illustrated Reference Tools sale page over on our website.

Thanks so much and have a wonderful weekend.

Free Friday! Holy in Christ

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The call of God is the manifestation in time of the purpose of eternity: “Whom He predestinated, them He also called.” Believers are “the called according to His purpose.” In His call He reveals to us what His thoughts and His will concerning us are, and what the life to which He invites us. In His call He makes clear to us what the hope of our calling is; as we spiritually apprehend and enter into this, our life on earth will be the reflection of His purpose in eternity.

Happy Friday everyone! Today’s free download, usually $9.95, is Holy in Christ by Andrew Murray.

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Free Friday! Preaching Evangelistically

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Happy Free Friday everyone! Today’s free book, usually $14.95, is Preaching Evangelistically by Al Fasol, Roy Fish, Steve Gaines, and Ralph Douglas West.

While evangelistic churches should try to be seeker friendly, their priority is to be Savior focused. We should strive to be gracious to those present in a worship service, providing comforts such as good lighting, relaxed seating, and appropriate temperature. But we should never focus on the people who are attending the worship service to the neglect of God. Jesus said that if we will worship and seek Him in spirit and truth, He will in turn seek us to be His worshippers (see John 4:23-24). If people leave a worship service saying, “What a preacher!” “What a sermon!” “What a choir!” or “What a church!” then we have failed. But if they leave a worship service saying, “Hallelujah, what a Savior!” then we have succeeded!

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