This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Christian Focus. They have lots of new books to tell you about and to give away. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive the following 4 books:
Faith of Our Father: Expositions of Genesis 12-25 by Dale Ralph Davis. With typical wit and wisdom Dale Ralph Davis opens up chapters 12-25 of Genesis. These beautiful and insightful expositions guide you through some of the early chapters of the Bible and will deepen your understanding of this important area of Scripture which help shape our understanding. This is an ideal resource for pastors as well small groups and personal study. “Ralph Davis is probably my favorite Old Testament expositor: he always unfolds the text with freshness, insight, and humor, leaving the reader with a clear understanding of what God is up to and the difference that should make in our lives. This volume on Abraham is a classic in the making!” (Iain Duguid, Professor of Old Testament, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Why Everything Matters: The Gospel in Ecclesiastes by Philip G. Ryken. Ecclesiastes is for people who have their doubts about God, but can’t stop thinking about him. The author of Ecclesiastes had his doubts, too, and these have enabled him to speak to skeptics as well as believers down through the centuries. Ecclesiastes is a book rich in literary artistry and multi-layered depths of spiritual meaning. Philip G. Ryken explores this wonderful Old Testament book, and reminds us again of the need to trust God with the questions, even when we do not have all the answers. “…Why Everything Matters is a remarkable read that will inform and elevate every heart with essential wisdom for living a life that matters.” (R. Kent Hughes, Senior Pastor Emeritus, College Church, Wheaton, Illinois)
Foundations: Four Big Questions We Should Be Asking But Typically Don’t by Peter Mead. You may never have thought much about these questions. But the fact is we all have a working version of the answers. Instead of speculating about who God is, Peter Mead invites us to begin with the claim that God has revealed Himself in Jesus. What kind of a God emerges from that claim? What kind of a vision for human beings and human flourishing? Christians have a word for it: ‘gospel’. It means ‘good news’. We think that what emerges is good news—THE good news. “Many people build their lives on a weak foundation of sand. In Foundations, Peter Mead introduces you to the one concrete foundation poured deep enough to hold your life steady!” (Tony Reinke, Writer for Desiring God & author of Lit!)
The Very First Christmas by Catherine MacKenzie. “I remember your first Christmas. We said, ‘You’re here at last. We had waited for you for sooo long. On the very first Christmas another baby was born. The world had been waiting for Jesus, God’s Son, for many years.” A family revisits Christmases gone by while also remembering the very first Christmas and the child that God sent to save the world. Make your own memories by reading this book with a child.
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