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Holiness of God – Free Audio Book

The Holiness of God by R.C. Sproul

Free Audiobook Download of the Month from ChristianAudio

The Holiness of God by R.C. Sproul is one of the all-time modern day classics regarding God’s holiness. Quite simply, our knowledge of God and the work of God fails without a true understanding of the holiness of God. Our audiobook of The Holiness of God received an Audiofile Earphones award for the narration by Grover Gardner and is the free download of the month for March 2011!



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All Truth Is God’s Truth – Sproul

All Truth Is God’s Truth

…  Before the Carolingian period, Augustine, in his passion for scholarship, was convinced that it was the duty of the Christian to learn as much as possible about as many things as possible. Since all truth is God’s truth, all aspects of scientific inquiry are to be within the province of biblical and Christian learning. It was not by accident that the great discoveries of Western science were spearheaded by Christians who took seriously their responsibilities to exercise dominion over the earth in service to God. Rather than seeing learning, scholarship, and the pursuit of beauty as being ideas foreign to the Christian enterprise, the eighth-century revival, following the earlier lead of Augustine, saw a pursuit of God Himself in the pursuit of knowledge and of beauty. They saw that God is the source of all truth and of all beauty.

Throughout the centuries, Christian influences dominated the world of art as well as the world of scholarship. The legacy of this period has enriched the whole scope of Western history even to this day. It is imperative that we in the twenty-first century learn from the pioneers of the past who did not despise classical scholarship, but saw it as something to be harnessed in the service of the kingdom of God.

R.C. Sproul


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Can I Know God’s Will? (Crucial Questions Series) [Kindle Edition] – Free

Can I Know God’s Will? (Crucial Questions Series) [Kindle Edition] Free

R.C. Sproul

As human beings, we long to know that our lives will unfold in ways that we will find pleasant and rewarding. As Christians, we have a different focus-we want our lives to be pleasing to God. Thus, we ponder His will and worry that we are not doing what He wants us to do.

In this Crucial Questions booklet, Dr. R. C. Sproul outlines timeless principles for discovering and applying the will of God in day-to-day decisions. He then illustrates how these principles should inform two of the most significant decisions we face in life–the choice of a career and the choice of a spouse. Here is valuable guidance for those who are passionate to follow God.

{The free kindle books are available a short time, they are done sorta like a sale and end quickly so you can’t wait a couple of days to “purchase” the free book. If you don’t actually have a kindle you can get the Kindle for PC which will allow you to read kindle books for free. There are also kindle versions for a blackberry and for an iPhone.}



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John (St. Andrew’s Expositional Commentary) [Kindle Edition]

I’m really enjoying so many free books for the Kindle from R.C. Sproul. 🙂

John (St. Andrew’s Expositional Commentary) [Kindle Edition]

R.C. Sproul

In John, Dr. Sproul confesses that he attained a new depth of understanding of the Gospel when he preached through the book. Nevertheless, he came to the Gospel after much study of it, and that familiarity is readily apparent from the first chapter on the Prologue of John’s Gospel to the final chapter on Peter’s restoration.

John includes fifty-seven chapters, each of which began as a St. Andrew’s sermon. Dr. Sproul deals with major themes as he moves through the book passage by passage. Though the book is an “expositional commentary” that is, it does not deal with each and every verse, it unpacks major themes in Dr. Sproul’s easily understandable style. Readers will find invaluable insights into the goals John had in writing his Gospel, the background for Jesus’ time, and the meanings of some of John’s most difficult passages.

John is an easily readable introduction to this unique record of Jesus’ life, packed with insights and exhortations that will draw the reader closer to the Savior and encourage him or her to a greater depth of love and devotion to Him.

{The free kindle books are available a short time, they are done sorta like a sale and end quickly so you can’t wait a couple of days to “purchase” the free book. If you don’t actually have a kindle you can get the Kindle for PC which will allow you to read kindle books for free.  There are also kindle versions for a blackberry and for an iPhone.}


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Which Category Do You Fall Into?

Have you ever seriously contemplated whether or not you are saved?

Are you sure of it?

The last category below is the most dangerous.  I pray none of you will be found to be in that category, the one referenced by this passage in Matthew.

Matthew 7:22-23 (ESV)

22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’
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And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

Every living person, without exception, can be assigned to one of these categories. The categories are:

1) those who are saved and know it,

2) those who are saved but do not know it,

3) those (like the man I mentioned above) who are unsaved and know it, and

4) those who are unsaved but do not know it.

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Can I Be Sure I’m Saved? (Crucial Questions Series) by R. C. Sproul


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Does This Characterize Your Worship?


“…the highest possible honor we can offer before God.”


Will this characterize your worship today?

Or will you be distracted by any number of things?

Children, hot, cold, planning next week, lunch … ?


The very heart of worship,

as the Bible makes clear,

is the business of expressing,

from the depths of our spirits,

the highest possible honor we can offer before God.

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A Taste of Heaven: Worship in the Light of Eternity by R. C. Sproul

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Can I Be Sure I’m Saved? (Crucial Questions Series)

Can I Be Sure I’m Saved? (Crucial Questions Series) was free yesterday and I downloaded it to read it last night.  (It is no longer free. 🙁 )The subject is not really on sharing the gospel for Salvation, but is actually discussing how you can think you are saved and yet not be. It is based off of a passage in Matthew.

Matthew 7:21-23 (ESV)
21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.
22  On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’
23  And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

It is a small booklet of 76 pages. Not to hard to read in one evening. You can buy the booklet from Ligonier for as little as $5.60. They might be helpful little books to give out as Christmas presents or for church ministry opportunities.  I didn’t find a bulk pricing, but it might be possible.

The booklet is along the lines of a couple of posts that have been on this website for years.  Useful for those times when everyone you meet says they are a Christian because they – made a profession, were baptized, are a good person, joined a church, etc.

Ten Tests of True Christianity

Ten “Christians” God Will Not Allow Into Heaven

Six Signs of a False Conversion


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Free Kindle Sproul Book

Can I Be Sure I’m Saved? (Crucial Questions Series) [Kindle Edition] R.C. Sproul – Free for a limited time

Many people in the church today are plagued by doubts about their salvation. Satan whispers that it is impossible that sinners such as they could be in a state of grace, and some churches compound the problem by teaching that it is possible for believers to lose their salvation.

But assurance of salvation is possible in this life. Indeed, as Dr. R.C. Sproul argues in this Crucial Questions booklet, it is the duty of Christians to make their calling sure (2 Peter 1:10). To help believers reach this goal, Dr. Sproul defines assurance, shows how we can get it, reveals the blessings it confers, and warns of the dangers of false assurance. Here is assistance for those who struggle to know where they stand with Jesus Christ.

{The free kindle books are available a short time, they are done sorta like a sale and end quickly so you can’t wait a couple of days to “purchase” the free book. If you don’t actually have a kindle you can get the Kindle for PC which will allow you to read kindle books for free.  There are also kindle versions for a blackberry and for an iPhone.}


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Are You Reforming?

If we want reformation, we have to start with ourselves. We have to start bringing the gospel itself out of darkness, so that the motto of every reformation becomes post tenebras lux — “after darkness, light.” Luther declared that every generation must declare freshly the gospel of the New Testament. He also said that anytime the gospel is clearly and boldly proclaimed, it will bring about conflict, and those of us who are inherently adverse to conflict will find it tempting to submerge the gospel, dilute the gospel, or obscure the gospel in order to avoid conflict. We, of course, are able to add offense to the gospel by our own ill-mannered attempts to proclaim it. But there is no way to remove the offense that is inherent to the gospel message, because it is a stumbling block, a scandal to a fallen world. It will inevitably bring conflict. If we want reformation, we must be prepared to endure such conflict to the glory of God.

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R.C. Sproul

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