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This month’s free download from christianaudio.com is an audio book of A.W. Tozer’s classic, “The Pursuit of God”.
During a train trip from Chicago to Texas in the late 1940’s, A.W. Tozer began to write The Pursuit Of God. He wrote all night, the words coming to him as fast as he could put them down. When the train pulled into McAllen, the rough draft was done.
From the preface of the book:
Sound Bible exposition is an imperative must in the Church of the Living God. Without it no church can be a New Testament church in any strict meaning of that term. But exposition may be carried on in such way as to leave the hearers devoid of any true spiritual nourishment whatever. For it is not mere words that nourish the soul, but God Himself, and unless and until the hearers find God in personal experience they are not the better for having heard the truth. The Bible is not an end in itself, but a means to bring men to an intimate and satisfying knowledge of God, that they may enter into Him, that they may delight in His Presence, may taste and know the inner sweetness of the very God Himself in the core and center of their hearts.
This book is a modest attempt to aid God’s hungry children so to find Him. Nothing here is new except in the sense that it is a discovery which my own heart has made of spiritual realities most delightful and wonderful to me. Others before me have gone much farther into these holy mysteries than I have done, but if my fire is not large it is yet real, and there may be those who can light their candle at its flame.
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Prefer to read the book? Download the text of “The Pursuit Of God” at Project Gutenberg:
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Be sure and stop by Homeschool Freebie of the Day today and get your free resource -today’s freebie is a collection of short stories for reading aloud to your children:
Short & Sweet: Short Stories with a Message (Volume 2) – A great collection of short short read-aloud stories by Katherine Loop of Christian Perspective. These short stories both entertain and challenge. Each story is written as a mini allegory and illustrates a spiritual truth in a memorable way that you and your child will not forget. Normally sold for $2.99 on their website, but free today only here at HomeschoolFreebieOfTheDay!
Help your children build Christian character with a free gardening unit study by Dana Hanley at Roscommon Acres:
Developing Christian Character Through Gardening –This unit focuses on how Christian character is developed through studying the parable of the sower. Children are given an opportunity to help plant a garden and tend it through
the harvest, while the parent takes time to draw spiritual applications from the work being done, “here a little, there a little.” (Isaiah 28:10)
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The New Bible Symbols: The Bible in Pictures -by M. Bihn & J. Bealings
(1922) God’s Word in pictures, by noted artists Max Bihn and James Bealings. This 658 page classic contains 250 pages of illustrated Scripture lessons and is a wonderful resource for parents, Sunday School teachers & missionaries.
Introduction from the book:
“TWO emphatic facts have called forth the production of this work. First, the need of more religious teaching or Bible instruction in the home, and second, the hearty and universal endorsement by Bible students and prominent Sunday School workers everywhere of the plan of teaching which forms the basis of this work.
In this hustling, bustling age, the home where father and mother took time to gather daily with the children around the family altar, is in danger of passing away. It is said on good authority that in ninety-two per cent of the Christian homes of America there is no family worship conducted.
Dr. John Timothy Stone says: "The boy and girl of today have very little incentive to form the habit of the devotional life. Aside from the influence of a, brief hour in Sunday School, or a special course or occasional address in school, they have little opportunity of learning Bible truth. From parents and in the home they gain little in this line, for life has grown so complex and busy. There are some things which have gone from us by default which we must recover, and worship in the home is prominent among them. As the Almighty has made the home the unit of society, so we must let genuine, natural, religious training begin there."
While in many respects, to quote a, prominent educator, "This is the century of the child, and public attention is being aroused as never before and concentrated upon the proper education and training of the child," the fact remains that as far as religious education and training in the home is concerned, it is sadly neglected. Parents-Christian parents-are delegating too much of the religious training of their children to the Sunday School teacher or someone else.
Then, too, in many places, our children are denied the privilege of Bible instruction in the public schools. In all the Christianized countries of the world the United States is the only one where the Bible does not form part of the daily curriculum of the schoolroom. If our children thus grow up, is there not grave danger that the neglect of God’s Word will deprive us of those glorious privileges and liberties for which our forefathers laid down their lives?
The peace and safety of any nation on the face of the globe depends more upon their attitude to God’s Word than upon their armies and navies. Abbott, in his introduction to his history of Italy, after reviewing the fierce struggles and bloody persecutions that rent Europe in the middle centuries, says: "The one great truth taught in all these annals is that there is no hope for the world but in the religion of the Bible."
The need for such a work on the Holy Bible is further emphasized by the fact that comparatively few parents, however anxious they may be to give their children religions instruction, have no practical method or well defined plan for teaching the great fundamental truths of the Bible. The need and the importance of some plan of Bible study interesting to the children and helpful to the other members of the family are both recognized and to a great extent met in this volume.”
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So Beautiful by Leonard Sweet -’What is commonly known as DNA today was called “…so pretty!” when it was discovered years ago, and over the course of his ministry, author Leonard Sweet has discovered that this divine design also informs God’s blueprint for the church.’
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