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Free Stuff Fridays
June 21, 2013
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at CBD Reformed. They always offer a great prize package and this week is no exception. There will be five winners this week, and each will receive the following three books:
- Praying the Saviour’s Way: Let Jesus’ Prayer Reshape Your Prayer Life by Derek Thomas - Retail price $9.99
- ESV Compact Bible - Retail Price $22.99
- Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands by Paul Tripp– Retail Price $11.49
Derek Thomas’ book looks like a good one: “Even in today’s post Christian society the Lord’s Prayer remains widely known. Its beauty is that it can beunderstood by a child, but has tremendously profound lessons for those of us who investigate it more deeply. However, our tendency is to allow familiarity to breed complacency. We can repeat the Lord’s Prayer verbatim, but do we ponder its message and follow its example?”
And, of course, Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hand is a classic, “a comprehensive treatment in the lives of others, people who themselves are in need of change. In many ways, the church today has more consumers than committed participants. We see church merely as an event we attend or an organization we belong to, rather than as a calling that shapes our entire life. The author explains how his work follows an ‘all of my people, all of the time model.’ If you followed the Lord for a thousand years, you would still need the ministry of the body of Christ as much as you did the day you first believed. This need will remain until our sanctification is complete in Glory.”
In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (June 21 - 24) on the following three products:
- The Classic Theology Series, 4-Pack by R.C. Sproul - Retail price $64.96 / sale $44.99
- Jesus the Evangelist: Learning to Share the Gospel from the Book of John by Richard Phillips - Retail $19.00 / sale $5.99
- Love Your Neighbor: Thinking Wisely about Right and Wrong by Norman Geisler and Ryan Snuffer - retail $14.99 / sale $1.99
Giveaway Rules: You may enter one time. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.