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- Thu, Oct 15, 2009
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There are many stories of men who faithfully served Jesus and shared the gospel, despite never seeing any of the fruit from his efforts for many years.
While we may never seem to see any results from serving the Lord here on Earth, Malachi 3:16-18 is a remarkable passage that tells us God is watching and is documenting the faithful deeds of his children on Earth.
- Mon, Oct 05, 2009
- Free Book Giveaway
This month on Randy’s blog we’re giving away three copies of Game Plan for Life with Joe Gibbs. (If you're reading this post on Facebook or Amazon or elsewhere, don't leave your comment here; visit http://randyalcorn.blogspot.com/2009/10/october-giveaway-of-month-game-plan-for.html to leave your comment and enter.)
I was honored when Coach Joe Gibbs asked if I would write about Heaven for Game Plan for Life. Joe said my Heaven book had meant a lot to him, and I told him I would be glad to contribute a chapter.
Joe is a ...
Does the Old Testament model of tithing still apply to Christians today, since it was part of the old covenant?
I have mixed feelings on tithing. I detest legalism. I certainly don’t want to pour new wine into old wineskins, imposing superseded first covenant restrictions on Christians. However, the fact is that every New Testament example of giving goes beyond the tithe.
- Tue, Sep 29, 2009
- Free Book Giveaway
Here are the three winners from September’s giveaway, who will each receive a copy of Randy’s newest book, If God Is Good. The randomly drawn winners are:
1) SwitchingGranny (HeisMyJoy)
2) Adam (adamgraunke)
3) Fran (sonflower74)
All winners, please e-mail me at Stephanie (at) epm.org with your mailing address.
Thanks for entering! Be sure to check back at Randy’s blog on October 5 for the next giveaway—we’ll be giving away three copies of The Game Plan for Life with Coach Joe Gibbs. Randy is one of the contributors to the book, which includes a ...
- Mon, Sep 28, 2009
I recently read an interesting book by Philip D. Kenneson: Life on the Vine: Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit in Christian Community (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1999).
Here is an excerpt.