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Puritan Gem: "The whole life of a Christian should be nothing but praises and thanks to God; we should neither eat nor sleep, but eat to God and sleep to God and work to God and talk to God, do all to His glory and praise." —Richard Sibbes  [more Puritan gems]


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A Body of Divinity
by Thomas Watson

A Body of Divinity deals with the foremost doctrinal and experimental truths of the Christian Faith. It is based on the Westminster Assembly’s Shorter Catechism, in which the main principles of Christianity that lie scattered in the Scriptures are brought together and set forth in the form of question and answer. This Catechism is unsurpassed for its "terse exactitude of definition" and "logical elaboration" of the fundamentals. Watson conveys his thorough doctrinal and experimental knowledge of the truth in such an original, concise, pithy, pungent, racy, rich and illustrative style that he is rightly regarded as the most readable of the Puritans. Spurgeon said, "Watson's Body of Divinity is one of the most precious of the peerless works of the Puritans; and those best acquainted with it prize it most." 316 pages, softcover from Banner of Truth. (Temporarily not available. See note below.)

Desiring God, Revised Edition:
Meditations of a Christian Hedonist

by John Piper

Strengthen your relationship with God simply by enjoying Him and His creation. Piper compellingly reveals why your deepest and most enduring happiness can only be found in God. Laying biblical foundations for a life of celebration, he describes how to glorify the Lord by truly desiring and enjoying Him. Includes a discussion guide. 368 pages, softcover from Multnomah.

Inspirational Poem
Down Life's Path

The poem "Down Life's Path" depicts the vanity and consequences of seeking happiness in the things of the world and gives the only solution which is faith in Christ. It is printed on beautiful design paper suitable for framing and can be a source of encouragement as it serves as a reminder of the happiness believers have in Christ which is often needed in a world filled with sorrow. The poem can also be used as a witnessing tool to reach unbelievers who come into your home. Preview here.

Full Color Tract
How to Be Sure

We live in a day when multitudes have been assured they are saved because they have walked an aisle, said "the sinner's prayer" or signed a decision card; yet they show none of the signs of being born again which are given in God's Word. However, Christ said, "Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God" (John 3:3). Therefore, it is essential to have assurance of regeneration in order to have assurance of salvation. The tract "How to Be Sure" shows from God's Word what changes will take place in our life when we are born again so that we can have this assurance. Up to 100 copies can be ordered per month. Preview here.

Note: Due to a large demand, we've had to temporarily discontinue offering A Body of Divinity. We plan to resume the offer when our supply has been replenished (expected by 06/12/15).

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What Is a Biblical Christian?
by Albert N. Martin

There are many matters concerning which total ignorance and complete indifference are neither tragic nor fatal. I am sure that there are few of us who can explain all the processes by which a brown cow eats green grass and gives white milk—but we can still enjoy the milk! Many of us are totally ignorant of Einstein's theory of relativity, and if we were pressed to explain it we would really be in difficulty. And not only are we ignorant of Einstein's theory but most of us are quite indifferent; yet our ignorance and indifference are neither tragic nor fatal. There are some matters, however, concerning which ignorance and indifference are both tragic and fatal. One such matter is the answer to the question, "What is a biblical Christian?" In other words, according to the Scriptures, when does a man, woman, boy or girl have the right to the name "Christian"? [more]

The Bruised Reed
by Richard Sibbes

The prophet Isaiah, being lifted up and carried with the wing of a prophetical spirit, passes over all the time between him and the appearing of Jesus Christ in the flesh. Seeing with the eye of prophecy, and with the eye of faith, Christ as present, he presents him, in the name of God, to the spiritual eye of others, in these words: ‘Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect.... A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto truth’ (Isaiah 42:1-3). [more]

The Mystery of Providence
by John Flavel

The greatness of God is a glorious and unsearchable mystery. "For the LORD most high is terrible; he is a great king over all the earth" (Psalm 47:2). The condescension of the most high God to men is also a profound mystery. "Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly" (Psalm 138:6). But when both these meet together, as they do in this Scripture, they make up a matchless mystery. Here we find the most high God performing all things for a poor distressed creature. [more]

Set Apart

Isolate me, if Thou must
Train my heart to love and trust
By the arrow's inward thrust
I am reminded Thou art mine

I'll cleave to Thee, I'll not let go
For Thou alone, my heart doth know,
Hath sent this wound to bid me grow
And remind me I am Thine

—Vicki Baird

When Life's Short Day Is Done

When life's short day is done at last
And heaven's gates open wide,
Pain and sorrow will then be past,
And I'll cast my cares aside.

I'll walk upon the streets of gold
And breathe pure celestial air;
What beautiful sights I'll behold
With the saints and angels there.

Jesus will be waiting for me
With all of His glory shown;
I'll live with Him eternally
In pleasures I've never known!

—Perry Boardman

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