Today’s 3 FREE Christian eBooks for 3/4/2014 #amreading



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Felicity works in a millinery shop in upstate New York during the 1880s. A letter arrives from the man she was engaged to marry announcing his sudden marriage to another. This crushes Felicity and she has many difficult days where she reflects on her life and the inevitable future of living with her parents. After shedding many tears, she looks at a newsletter that lists mail order bride advertisements. Despite a broken heart, she writes to a doctor in Montana. Felicity hopes to have a home and family of her own, even if she can never truly love again. Will Dr. Walsh’s solitary ways, habits and quirks be an ultimate barrier for the two of them? Are their worlds too different to grow a meaningful connection? Will anger win out over patience? Can there be love and healing after heartbreak? What stops Dr. Walsh from relating as he did when he wrote his letters? Will their emotional distance be permanent?



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In today’s Instagram society, we all have become amateur photographers. We point our cell phone cameras at our food, our pets, our family members, and even ourselves. We share these pictures we create with the world via social media. We focus our cameras on the things that are important to us, and we want the world to know about it. So what is important to you? What do you find yourself focusing on the most each day? If we are focusing on the wrong things, our lives are thrown out of balance. Even focusing on things that are good or innocuous, like sports, movies, books, or social media, can become bad if we focus so intently on them that we forget about focusing on God.

HCSB: Navigating the Horizons in Bible Translations


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In Genesis 3:1 the serpent asked the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You can’t eat from any tree in the garden’?” What has God really said? Before we can obey Him, we must know what He has said. The Psalmist prayed twice in his affliction, “Give me life through Your word” (Ps 119:25, 107). When Jesus was afflicted by the Devil in the wilderness (Mt 4:1-11), He defended Himself with the sword of the Spirit (Eph 6:17) – God’s Word. But Christians must know what God has said if we are to find strength and healing from affliction and defense against the Devil. Bible translation is not a casual enterprise because it involves bringing the life-saving Word of God to people in their own language. And selecting a Bible translation is not on the order of picking out a sweater. It’s more like picking a doctor – someone you can trust. This book is about how Bible translation is done. And it commends a particular translation – the Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) – as a trustworthy guide to what God has really said.