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Free Stuff Fridays
January 07, 2011
This week’s sponsor of Free Stuff Fridays is Christian Focus Publications, a name that is familiar to most of us, I would imagine. And they’ve got a great giveaway for the start of a new year. Here’s the ideal way to begin the New Year with devotional readings from the pen of George Whitefield and a timely and much appreciated encouragement to private prayer by David McIntyre both published by Christian Focus. Five people will each win both of these books.
The Hidden Life of Prayer comes highly recommended by men like John Piper and Wayne Grudem. “Private or secret prayer is the life-blood of the Christian. The great men and women of God down through the ages have testified to the effectiveness of this in their lives. Some like Martin Luther, have said that they could not survive a busy day without spending 2-3 hours alone with God. Drawing on the experiences of people like Luther, Spurgeon, Muller, Whitefield and Wesley, the author presses the case for a greater commitment to prayer. His advice may not only transform your life, it could be a catalyst towards a change in the world around you.”
George Whitefield Daily Readings is “the first devotional compiled solely from Whitefield’s works and provides an excellent introduction to the spirituality of this eighteenth century evangelical. In this carefully edited edition, Randall Pederson has chosen passages based upon George Whitefield’s letters and sermons that will encourage, inspire and challenge the reader each day. Bible passages are based upon the ESV.”
Giveaway Rules: You may only enter the draw once. Simply fill out your name and email address to enter the draw. 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.