For the Love of Bibles: The Pilgrim Study Bible

Pilgrim Study Bible

I love Bibles. As a family, we probably own fifty of them. I have never taken the time to actually count how many Bibles we have. Bibles come in all shapes and sizes and colors and versions. From the little Gideon’s pocket New Testament to the critically acclaimed ESV Study Bible that weighs in at over 4 lbs., you don’t have to search far in my office or at our house to find a copy of God’s Word.

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Hunger to Hear a Word of God from a Man of God

This account (circa 1740) of a farmer’s desire to hear the Word proclaimed in might by the popular evangelist George Whitefield causes my heart to well up with strong desire for our nation to again be touched with another spiritual great awakening:

Now it pleased God to send Mr. Whitefield into this land and my hearing of his preaching at Philadelphia, like one of the old apostles, and many thousands flocking after him to hear the gospel and great numbers converted to Christ, I felt the Spirit of God drawing me by conviction . . .

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He Autographs Our Hearts

One of the perks of growing up in the home of a journalist was my dad’s penchant for getting baseball autographs for me.

Personalized autographs from Cardinal greats Stan Musial and Lou Brock, home run king Hank Aaron (he’s still the home run king in my book), hits king Pete Rose and other All-Stars from the late 1970s and early 1980s adorned my wall as a kid. I was proud of those autographs.

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Are you ready to talk about Jesus?

“…but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you…” – 1 Peter 3.15

“In the midst of a generation screaming for answers, Christians are stuttering.” – Howard Hendricks

How prepared are you to talk to others about Jesus?  In our small groups at Harvest, we have started a DVD series from Way of the Master. I’ve seen the first two episodes and am very impressed. If you’d like to know more about becoming equipped to share your faith, check out the Way of the Master website.

If You Happen to Be Awake…

So before you go to bed tonight, I want to arm you with this information. At five minutes and six seconds after 4 AM on the 8th of July this year, the time and date will be …

04:05:06 07/08/09

So if that kind of thing gets you excited, set your alarm and get up and enjoy the moment. As for me, Lord willing, I’ll be sound asleep.  🙂

ht: Chris Brauns