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“The missionary of Jesus will have cause to reproach himself that he served not his Lord more fully, but not that he was a missionary. O, Calvary, Calvary, when I view the blood of Jesus streaming down thy sides, I am amazed at my coldness of affection towards the Lord, and of my slothful performance of the duties which the authority of God and the love of Jesus impose upon me. Yes, O Father, Thy love in sending Jesus and O my Savior, Thy love in giving Thyself for me, and Thine, Holy Spirit, in applying the salvation of Jesus to my guilty conscience, unitedly overcome me, and constrain me to live, not to myself, but to Thee.”

~ Robert Morrison, pioneer missionary missionary to China and the first to translate the Bible into Chinese

“For the love of Christ controls us, because we have concluded this: that one has died for all, therefore all have died; and he died for all, that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for him who for their sake died and was raised.” (2 Corinthians 5:14–15, ESV). Does the love of Christ continually constrain me? Let me constantly dwell on the infinite love of Christ for me!

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Tim Challies announces some great Kindle deals. These are books I recommended highly. These books aren’t that long but they pack a good punch. A broad range of topics including suffering, modesty, marriage, holiness, parenting and more!  Get them at this price and recommend them to others!  (Remember you don’t need to own a Kindle to read these books. You can read them using a Kindle app for most phones and mobile devices as well as read them on your computer!)

 

“The big news in Kindle deals today is that we’ve got 10 Cruciform Press titles marked down to $0.99 each. Here they are: Torn to Heal by Mike Leake; Modest by Tim Challies & R.W. Glenn; Friends and Lovers by Joel Beeke; Getting Back in the Race by Joel Beeke; Awaiting a Savior by Aaron Armstrong; Licensed to Kill by Brian Hedges; But God… by Casey Lute; The Organized Heart by Staci Eastin; Intentional Parenting by Tad Thompson; Reclaiming Adoption by Dan Cruver.

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