David C. Cook has released two more free e-books and a new song from Paul Baloche. Books include The Promises of God by R. C. Sproul, The Meeting of the Waters by Fritz Kling, The new song, My Hope, is from Baloche’s new album, Before Amen.
Monergism has added some more free e-books to their list of over 150 free e-books. Formats include pdf, mobi, kindle.
Paul Tripp has a new 365 day devotional book out called New Morning Mercies. With coupon code morning365 it is $9.99. The coupon code expires Tuesday.
How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart is a $3.99 kindle deal at Amazon. This classic is a must read for all Christians.
A new book by Jay Sekulow, the Rise of Isis is available (also at Amazon), arguing the global threat must be dealt with swiftly. I have not read this so I am not endorsing it. The ISIS crisis needs not only a national and global response from nations but it also needs a global response from Christians – a purposeful, prayer based plea for the Gospel of Jesus to take root, and for Christians to be willing to ‘put our money where our mouth is’ that ‘to die is gain’ and ‘to gain your life you must lose your life’. We spend too much time trying to keep hold of our life that is ‘but a vapor’. Thirty years ago Brother Andrew, founder of Open Doors urged Christians to take the Good News of Jesus to those in Islam or they would eventually bring their swords to us, but we mostly didn’t listen to his prophetic voice.
The latest installments are out from The Art of Manliness and include The Possible Pitfalls of Porn and How To Quit Porn deals with practical ways to quit this “junk food”. This article offers many practical helps and will be especially beneficial for those not interested in just a Biblical approach.
Of related concern may be an article on Self-Control from Desiring God, When You Are Planning to Sin Again and Being a Loser and the Freedom to Fail by Ed Welch.
Ed Stetzer has a good article on the rampant idolatry that still exists in our hearts and culture.
How serious are you about making the name of Jesus known. What might we learn from Wesley and Whitefield?
If you’re a man who feels like you’re too busy for daily time with God, you may want to consider taking small steps to change that. You could start by signing up for the free subscription to WiRE; a twice weekly devotional aimed specifically at men delivered to your email. By signing up you will also receive a free e-book on Praying like a Man. Let’s face it, we men need all the help we can get. Check it out.
The 22 Day challenge from I Am Second is a video based devotional aimed at helping us give first place in our lives to God. Sign up for free for this 22 day challenge to re-invigorate your focus in life.
One of my personal favorite devotionals is My Utmost For His Highest by Oswald Chambers. It is available online here.
How would you respond if your son rejected the faith? Here’s how one man responded.
If you’re available to attend, I would recommend checking out the Sex-Trafficking Lecture in Orlando area on Wednesday November 19, 2014. The cost is just $6 for dinner or $0 for just the lecture. Click here for more info.