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When I Don't Desire God: How To Fight For Joy Study Guide

When I Don't Desire God: How To Fight For Joy Study Guide

by John Piper

A guided group study that focuses on John Piper's DVD teaching regarding how to fight for true delight in Christ and obtain proper affections for God. Does the command to love God with all our heart, soul, and mind really obligate us to enjoy God above all things? Joy and delight are emotions after all, so isn't such love simply a decision of the wil… Read more…

Total Truth: Liberating Christianity From Its Cultural Captivity

Total Truth: Liberating Christianity From Its Cultural Captivity

by Nancy Pearcey

Does God belong in the public arena of politics, business, law, and education? Or is religion a private matter only-personally comforting but publicly irrelevant? In today's cultural etiquette, it is not considered polite to mix public and private, or sacred and secular. This division is the single most potent force keeping Christianit… Read more…

Falling Into the Face of God

Falling Into the Face of God

by William Elliott, William Elliott and William J. Elliott

In early June of 2002, I left the United States and traveled to the locus of my own soul. If one were to look at a map, they would say that my destination was Israel (specifically the Judean Desert) and that I had traveled 6,497 miles. But in actuality, I traveled much farther than that-upon a road whose traversing is not measured in miles, but by the deepen… Read more…

Why Should You Deny Yourself?

Why Should You Deny Yourself?

by Ryan McGraw

“Self-denial is one of the fundamental principles of the Christian life. It is Christianity 101,” writes author Ryan McGraw. Christians, regardless of personal cost, must believe and do whatever Christ teaches them and reject and flee from whatever He forbids them. McGraw helps readers develop an understanding of this essential principle of Christian liv… Read more…

Swindoll's Living Insights: Insights on Acts (Vol. 5)

Swindoll's Living Insights: Insights on Acts (Vol. 5)

by Charles Swindoll

Insights on Acts explores the expansion of the early church throughout the Roman world in the continuing 15-volume Swindoll’s Living Insights New Testament Commentary series. This never-before-released volume draws on Gold Medallion Award–winner Chuck Swindoll’s 50 years of experience with studying and preaching God’s Word. His deep insight, signatur… Read more…

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This Do in Remembrance of Me

This Do in Remembrance of Me

by Arie Elshout

Some Christians struggle with doubts and dread the thought of participating in the Lord’s Supper for fear of taking it unworthily. In this book, Arie Elshout provides tender encouragement to such sensitive souls. Distinguishing between the assurance of faith and the assurance of sense, Elshout reminds us that weak faith is faith nonetheless. Wise pastoral … Read more…

How Should Men Lead Their Families?

How Should Men Lead Their Families?

by Joel R. Beeke

God’s Word teaches us that Jesus Christ was ordained by God and anointed by the Spirit for His work as prophet, priest, and king of His children. Those who are in union with Him share His offices in a limited but important way. In this booklet, Joel Beeke explains how husbands and fathers should lead their families as prophets, priests, and kings. Filled w… Read more…

Why Should I Fast?

Why Should I Fast?

by Daniel Hyde

Today, the church seems to have forgotten about the spiritual discipline of fasting. Most of us have never heard a sermon about it, and few of us have ever practiced it. We think of fasting as an antiquated relic of the past. So why should we fast in an age of fast food? Pastor Daniel R. Hyde argues that “fasting is actually a basic biblical teaching and p… Read more…

Swindoll's Living Insights: Insights on Romans (Vol. 6)

Swindoll's Living Insights: Insights on Romans (Vol. 6)

by Charles Swindoll

The 15-volume Swindoll’s Living Insights New Testament Commentary series continues with Insights on Romans. This newly revised and expanded edition draws on Gold Medallion Award–winner Chuck Swindoll’s 50 years of experience with studying and preaching God’s Word. His deep insight, signature easygoing style, and humor bring a warmth and practical acc… Read more…

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Contend: Defending the Faith in a Fallen World

Contend: Defending the Faith in a Fallen World

by Aaron Armstrong

Table of Contents: One: The Context: Contending in our Day, Two: The Content: We Contend for God and the Gospel, Three: The Challenge: To Contend Well and Wisely, Four: The Clergy: Called to Feed, Correct and Protect, Five: The Congregation: Called to Build Up, Persevere and Wait, Six: The Conclusion: What Contending Really Means… Read more…

Why Must We Forgive?

Why Must We Forgive?

by Stanley D. Gale

Jesus taught believers to pray, “Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors” (Matt. 6:12). Paul urged Christ’s followers to forgive one another as Christ forgave them (Col. 3:13). Christ gives Christians a mandate to forgive and provides a model of forgiveness that is necessary for healthy relationships. But what is forgiveness, and how should we … Read more…

How Should Teens Read the Bible?

How Should Teens Read the Bible?

by Joel R. Beeke

Most Christians know that they should read the Bible, and many have tried, but it is not unusual for people to get stuck, get lost, or get discouraged. Here is a booklet that lays out wise guidelines for how to read the most important book in the world and not give up. Joel Beeke offers many helpful tips on how to benefit from the Scriptures with the constan… Read more…


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