新書介紹: 你都冇解

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“《聖經》是基督徒既愛且怕的一部經典。愛,是因為上帝透過它揭示他自己的性格、創造的原意,以及與我們的關係,對我們的生命極為重要;怕,是因為要正確解釋《聖經》必須下一番工夫,又怕曲解《聖經》引來對信仰的誤解……張祥志針對華人教會過去的解經問題,從脈絡、解譯、觀念和神學四個層面,反思《聖經》正意,讓我們更準確認識信仰的原?,以至更能把握和實踐它,生命得到更新和變化。”

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Free Audiobook: Know Why You Believe

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For the month of April, Christian Audio is offering Paul Little’s Know Why You Believe for free; you can download it here.

“How can you know that there is a God? Did Jesus really rise from the dead? Why is there pain and suffering in the world? Do science and the Bible conflict? If you have found yourself asking similar questions about Christianity, you need to know….the Christian faith and reason are compatible.”

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Free eBook: The Truth of the Cross

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For the week of Easter, Reformation Trust is offering R.C. Sproul’s The Truth of the Cross as a free eBook download; you can check it out here.

“In this book, Dr. R.C. Sproul surveys the great work accomplished by Jesus Christ through His crucifixion—the redemption of God’s people. Dr. Sproul considers the atonement from numerous angles and shows conclusively that the cross was absolutely necessary if anyone was to be saved.

Opening the Scriptures, Dr. Sproul shows that God Himself provided salvation by sending Jesus Christ to die on the cross, and the cross was always God’s intended method by which to bring salvation. The Truth of the Cross is an uncompromising reminder that the atonement of Christ is an absolutely essential doctrine of the Christian faith, one that should be studied and understood by all believers.”

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Free eBook: Church Membership

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9Marks Ministries and Crossway are jointly offering a free eBook download of Jonathan Leeman’s Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus for free in exchange for a survey; you can check it out here.

Why should you join a church?

Becoming a member of a church is an important, and often neglected, part of the Christian life. Yet the trend these days is one of shunning the practice of organized religion and showing a distaste or fear of commitment, especially of institutions.

Jonathan Leeman addresses these issues with a straightforward explanation of what church membership is and why it’s important. Giving the local church its proper due, Leeman has built a compelling case for committing to the local body.”

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New Book: Show Them Jesus

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“Millions of church kids are growing up and deciding to leave the church. They listened attentively in Sunday school, made friends, and seemed committed. But one day, they quit. What happened? The Bible says we love God because he first loved us. So if we are not primarily teaching our kids about God’s love for us in Christ, we may miss our opportunity to capture their hearts.  But what does it look like to teach a gospel-centered lesson? Show Them Jesus is an instruction manual for teachers of kids and teens written by a lay Bible teacher with 30 years’ experience.

With a simple framework and lots of real-life examples, Klumpenhower’s book helps teachers to identify and communicate the heart of the gospel to each child in each lesson. Conventional wisdom says, “Make class more fun!” Or just, “Make it easier!” But Show Them Jesus challenges the culture of low-stakes, low-expectations teaching and invites teachers to do nothing less than teach and treasure the good news of Jesus in every lesson.  Show Them Jesus’s how-to approach will complement and enrich existing lessons or teaching materials and is appropriate for teachers of children and teens in any setting.

  • How-to-guide for teachers: Presents a simple framework and practical examples from 30 years in the classroom
  • Written for laypeople: Introduces a philosophy of Christ-centered teaching through real-life stories and example
  • Written by a layperson: As a vocational news reporter with 30 years of experience in teaching, Jack helps teachers identify and communicate the heart of the gospel
  • Complements existing materials: Helps teachers build a gospel focus into any existing materials—even those that may be moralistic or entertainment-focused
  • Captures young hearts: Gives teachers and even parents real tools to guide kids and teens into deep spiritual growth”

Come borrow this book at our Library!

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Free eBook: Praying the Attributes of God

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You can download Rosemary Jensen’s Praying the Attributes of God for free today here.

“Prayer can be an intimate connection to God, and taking time to reflect on the character and nature of God is vital to our spiritual growth. Combining the two will open exciting new vistas of worship for every believer.

In this unique book, Rosemary Jensen offers 31 prayer devotionals designed to direct thoughtful meditation on the attributes of God. Combining Bible study with focused prayer will enrich your personal devotional and worship time. Each devotional highlights one of God’s attributes and structures prayer suggestions around the ACTS acrostic, representing the four different essentials of prayer—Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, and Supplication. Significant Scripture references are included to direct the reader’s thoughts to focus on each attribute.

Attributes studied include:

  • Accessibility
  • Creator
  • Eternality
  • Justice
  • Personality
  • Sovereignty”

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