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Yes, No, and Maybe: Living with the God of Immeasurably More by Wendy Pope (Free)

Faith Life is giving away the book Yes, No, and Maybe: Living with the God of Immeasurably Moreby Wendy Pope Free this month From the publisher:Family. Home. Work. Church. It’s good, but is it as good as it gets? Find more at the intersection of God’s Word and our obedience to it. For many women, life can be full with family needs, home duties, work obligations, and church service. Does it feel like you’re doing everything you should be doing, yet something’s still missing? Does it feel like there should be more? In Yes, No, & Maybe, Proverbs 31 speaker and author Wendy Pope shares how women can find the God of “immeasurably more” at the intersection of the Bible and their obedience to it. Through reading this book, women will Hear truths from God about what’s missing in their lives, even if they are tough messages  Learn how to trust God to reveal what’s missing in their lives Develop the discipline to be close to God and hear His guidance As a Bible study teacher, Wendy will walk women …

Blessing and Being Blessed: 1 Peter 3:8-15 (Sermon)

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INTROHi, I am pastor Rob. It is great to be with you. GesundheitWhat does this word mean? The K. family would know it. If you could pronounce it, you would too. Here is a hint: It’s first known usage was in 1914. That doesn’t help. The next hint: It is from two German words: gesund ("healthy") and -heit ("-hood") Finally: When we sneeze, we may say it or the English counterpart, “God bless you.” That is right. You guessed it, “Gesundheit.” The reason I bring this up is threefold. How do we bless people? How do we get blessed? How do we define God’s blessing? This morning, we will go back to our study in 1 Peter to answer these questionsTEXT If you have your Bibles, turn to 1 Peter chapter 3 verse 8 through 15. We will be reading from the English Standard Version of the Bible. R. and K.S. will be reading for us. Please follow along. That is 1 Peter chapter 3, starting at verse 8. Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, a…

Sermons on Selected Lessons of the New Testament, vols. 1 & 2 by Augustine of Hippo (Free)

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This month Verbum is giving away #free Volumes 1 and 2 of Augustine's Sermons on Selected Lessons of the New Testament. These two books total a1028 pages and will be a great addition to your library. Augustine is one of history's most influential Christians.  From the publisher:Accessible, clear, and pastoral, Sermons on Selected Lessons of the New Testament by St. Augustine examines passages from the Synoptic Gospels, the Johannine corpus, Acts, eight Pauline epistles, and the epistle of James. Focusing on practical application to the lives of Augustine’s parishioners, these sermons are easily adaptable for devotional reading and provide keen insights into how Augustine interpreted the Bible.
In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet…

Acts 1-12 For You by Al Mohler (Free)

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This month the Good Book Company is giving away Acts 1-12 For You by Al Mohler for free! From the publisherThere is no more thrilling part of the Bible than the book of Acts, and no better guide to it than Albert Mohler. This first volume takes in the ascension of Jesus, the coming of the Spirit, the birth of the church, the start of persecution, the conversion of Saul, and the divine call to world-wide evangelism.
If you want to be fueled for Christian life and mission, you will want to read this book.
This Expository Guide takes you verse by verse through the text in an accessible and applied way. It is less academic than a traditional commentary and can be read cover-to-cover, used in personal devotions, used to lead small group studies, or used for sermon preparation. Get your copy here!

Confronting Christianity: 12 Hard Questions for the World's Largest Religion by Rebecca McLaughlin (Free)

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Faithlife is giving away Confronting Christianity: 12 Hard Questions for the World's Largest Religionby Rebecca McLaughlin (Free),
From the publisher:Christianity is the most widespread global belief system, and promises to remain so well into the future. But for many educated westerners, biblical Christianity is a dangerous idea―challenging some of their deepest beliefs.
Channeling state-of-the-art research, personal stories, and careful biblical study, Confronting Christianity explores 12 questions that keep many of us from considering faith in Christ. Look more closely, McLaughlin argues, and the reality of suffering, the complexity of sexuality, the desire for diversity, the success of science, and other seeming roadblocks to faith become signposts. Jesus becomes not a relic from the ancient world, but our modern world’s best hope. 
Get your copy HERE! 

Trusting God in Marriage: 1 Peter 3:1-7 (Sermon)

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WELCOME Hi, I am pastor Rob. Do you know what this is? It is a ten-foot pole. Have you heard the saying, “I am not going to touch it with a ten-foot pole? Well, today I am. I am a bit scared. What comforts me is that I am going to try to let God’s Word speak for itself. So what is my subject? Well, it is 1 Peter. That doesn’t sound so bad. But it is about marriage. That is good. However, it’s about trusting God in marriage. Still, that doesn’t sound horrible. Okay, if you missed Pastor Mike’s Sunday school class, let’s dive in and read the passage. Likely you will understand my reluctance. We will be reading from 1 Peter 3:1–7. I have asked J. and J. B. to read for us this morning. Please follow along as we go. TEXT 3 Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, 2 when they see your respectful and pure conduct. 3 Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and th…