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Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Lighthouse Magnet Set

Inspirational magnet set features encouraging messages and scenic lighthouse artwork displayed on six magnets in assorted sizes. Perfect to display on your fridge, filing cabinet or any magnetic surface.
Mottoes:
I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye. Psalm 32:8
Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Psalm 119:105
God hears...even when it's just a whisper of the heart.
Remember... you are in His care today... and everyday.
May God bring you a blessing today.
God places friends in out path to bring light to our lives.

Sizes: 2 magnets at 4.2 x 10cm; 2 magnets at 5 x 4.7cm; 2 magnets at 4.4 x 7.1cm
Bible Version: KJV
#MG410012X

Peace Be With You Greeting Cards


Inside: Wishing you a blessed Christmas and a New Year filled with peace and prosperity.
 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. Romans 15:13

Box of 12 cards with envelopes. May be purchased individually or in pack.
Card size: 12.7 x 17.8m (5" x 7")
Bible Version: KJV
#CBD28251

Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee Greeting Cards


Inside: Let us offer God praise and joyful worship for all that He has made and all He has given us. May your Christmas and the year ahead be filled with many of His blessings.
 All thy works shall praise thee, O Lord. --Psalm 145:10

 Box of 12 cards with envelopes. May be purchased individually or in pack.
Card size: 12.7 x 17.8m (5" x 7")
Bible Version: KJV
#CBD22501

Monday, 28 December 2015

... And He Does Exist! (Turkish)


Read tract in English

It is clear that no one can prove that there is no God, but on the other hand how can His existence be proved? If His existence can be proved, then the atheist organisations are mistaken!
God does exist and His existence has consequences for your life!

Gospel tract.
Pages: 8
Size: 100 x 210mm
Missionswerk Die Bruderhand

Language: Turkish
Pack quantity: 100

To purchase: No minimum quantities on any tract purchase so single copies or whatever is required may be ordered. Pack quantities are given for those who want to purchase a complete pack.

Don't Forget Magnetic Memo Pad



Magnetic note pad.
Verse: Before a word is on my tongue, you know it. Psalms 139:4
100 ruled pages.
Size: 10.1 x 22.8cm.
Bible Version: not KJV
#STT23617

Sing: Today's To-Do List Magnetic Memo Pad



Magnetic note pad.
Verse: Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord. Ephesians 5:19
100 ruled pages.
Size: 10.1 x 22.8cm.
Bible Version: not KJV
#STT23614

Thursday, 24 December 2015

Yusuf Asks Himself...The Injeel (the gospel) should I read it?



Full text of tract:

The Injeel ...

Yusuf: “Should I read it?”
“Should I read it or should I not?” A question asked not only by Yusuf but by many Muslims of different cultures, languages, confessions and age groups. So, if you are asking yourself the same question, these ideas will help you find the answer. “I often find myself,” says Yusuf, “caught up between two contradictory opinions about the Injeel: The first is the testimony of the Qur‘an about the Injeel. The Qur‘an teaches Muslims that the Injeel is a revealed book, a guide to mankind, a light, and a confirmation of the Torah. The second is the opinion of many Ulama who discourage us from reading it and at the same time encourage us to criticize it. They say it has been corrupted, changed, and contains immoral stories and that the Qur‘an has abrogated its message.”Before embarking on a journey to prove what is right and what is wrong, you should read through the following five points carefully …
Yusuf: “What is the Injeel?”
The original Greek word for Injeel is ‘Evangelion’, meaning good news. ‘Evangelion’ was used to announce a victory or other important events that took place in the Greek culture.
Likewise, Jesus’ birth as a saviour (Yashu = Saviour, Salvation) was announced by the angel as the Good News of God, Jesus was both – God’s Good News to mankind, and the messenger who announced the Good News of God. Consequently, Good News is used as a technical term to refer to the collection of the twenty-seven books that constitute the Injeel. The original expression used for the Injeel is, the ‘New Testament’. The word ‘Testament’ is to be understood as ‘Covenant’. New Testament or New Covenant is the fulfilment of God’s Torah given to Moses, which was at the centre of the Old Covenant or Old Testament.
Yusuf: “Was the Injeel corrupted?”
“Although the Qur’an says that the Injeel is a revealed book, a guidance to mankind, a light, and a confirmation of the Torah, I (Yusuf) find it impossible to explain why there are many great differences between the teaching of the Injeel in the Qur’an, as we know it, and the teaching of the Injeel or the Gospel which the Christians have. To explain these differences, our Ulama and Madrasa teachers taught us that the original Injeel was destroyed by Christians and replaced by the Injeel they made. Somehow I cannot reconcile their teaching with the teaching of the Qur’an that says, ‘No change can there be in the Words of Allah’ and ‘There is none that can alter the Words of Allah’. Should the Injeel be corrupted,” continues Yusuf, “how come that none of those who advocate its corruption manage to give a single evidence with regard to when, how, by whom and for what reason the Injeel was corrupted? Was it before or after the Qur’an? If before, why then did Allah say to Muhhammad when he was in doubt, ‘If thou wert in doubt as to what We have revealed unto thee, then ask those who have been reading the Book from before thee.’ How could he have been asked to seek advice concerning the Qur’an from people who have changed and corrupted their book? If the corruption took place after the Qur’an, how can we explain the thousands of manuscripts of the Injeel that are much older than theQur’an itself?”
Yusuf: “Was the Injeel revealed?”
This time Yusuf asks his Christian friend Dauda “Muslims believe that the Injeel was given, revealed, and taught to Isa. What do
you Christians believe in?”
Dauda: “Contrary to the Muslims’ beliefs, the Injeel is not a book that was given, revealed or taught to Jesus. Jesus did not dictate His message, nor did He command any of His followers to write down or memorize His words. The disciples who followed Him the day He called them did not sit together and try to formulate or reconstruct what they had heard and witnessed in order to produce an Injeel. Before His death and resurrection, Jesus promised His disciples that He would send the Holy Spirit who would dwell in them and fill them, teach them all things and remind them of everything Jesus had done and said to them. Jesus’ promise was fulfilled the day the Holy Spirit dwelled in them. Thus, the Injeel of Jesus is inspired by the Holy Spirit of God who not only taught and reminded the disciples, but also revealed God’s mind to them, causing them to write down the Injeel.”
Yusuf: “Is what christians say true?”
“I am a simple person,” says Yusuf, “I am not a scholar in religious matters to get to the bottom of this difficult issue. All that I am interested in is the truth. What harm does it do to me if I read the Injeel/ Gospel? How can I see for myself whether or not the Injeel is the Word of God unless I read it? If what Christians say about the Injeel is wrong, then I lose nothing by being a Muslim. If what Christians say about the Injeel is true, what can I gain by being a Muslim? The issue of truth is not a matter of different opinions but a question of eternal life. I cannot leave it to others to decide for me. Surely the Almighty God, who wants what is good for mankind, does not reveal Himself in two different ways to confuse His people. Why should I not read the Injeel and compare its teaching with the teaching of the Qur’an on matters such as eternal life, forgiveness of sin, Jesus Christ, etc.”
Yusuf: “How can I read the Injeel?”
“How do I read the Injeel?” asks Yusuf, “I have never read it before.”
Dauda: Dear Yusuf, the following are the necessary steps that will help you read and understand the Injeel:
  1. Get a translation of the Injeel in the language you understand best.
  2. Choose the time and place where you can read without disturbance.
  3. Ask the Holy Spirit, who revealed the Injeel to the Disciples, to reveal its meaning to you. Ask Him to open your eyes, mind and heart.
  4. The Injeel is divided into twenty-seven books (book = Sure). Each book is divided into chapters and each chapter into verses (verse = Aya). For example Jn. 6:35 refers to the book of John, chapter 6 and verse 35.
  5. Read at least one chapter at a time in order to have a better understanding of the context.
  6. When you read something that draws your attention, allow yourself some time for meditation.
  7. If you have any question concerning the Injeel in general or any specific truth in it, please feel free to mail your question to the address given here.
Gospel tract.
8 pages.
10.2 x 14.2cm
DCL
#TDCLINJI

I Was Born a Moslem...



The testimony of Sheik Abdul Aziz.

Full text of tract:
I want to tell you why I accepted Jesus Christ as my Lord and Saviour.
My father Sheikh Hamed, was a rich business man with a good education. He spoke several languages. He belonged to the fighting tribe of the Sheikhs.
I received a strict education according to the Moslem teaching, “There is no other god but God and Mohammed is his prophet.”

The Bible and the Koran

Moslems accept a large part of the Bible, but they refuse certain texts of the New Testament concerning the divinity of the Lord Jesus, the only Son of the Father. They cannot accept one God in three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
They also deny the atoning death of Christ on the cross and His resurrection. They teach that during the crucifixion of Jesus, God took Him to heaven and another man who looked like Him was crucified at his place. They believe, however, that  Christ will return to earth one day in His human body.
My father was sort of a reformer. People used to meet at his house to discuss doctrinal problems. When I was thirteen, my father sent me to a missionary school so that I would get a good English education. The rest of the family did not agree. However he persisted on sending me, but seriously warned me against the Bible.
Nevertheless, in spite of my prejudice against Christianity, I was soon captivated by the content of the Bible.
I discovered two things:
  1. In the eyes of a holy God, I was a sinner. I was lost and needed a saviour.
  2. By means of the atoning death of His Son on the cross at Calvary, God offered a way of salvation.
In spite of this, my Muslim friends considered me very religious. I would go to the mosque five times a day to pray. I fasted and accomplished faithfully all the rituals of my religion. This made me feel good and satisfied with myself! However, one question remained and bothered me very much, “What will happen when I die”?

My father reacted zealously

I told my father how I felt. He was puzzled and recommended a serious study of the Koran and a serious comparison between Islam and Christianity. I came to the conclusion that the Koran does not lead to salvation and is not inspired by God. Mohammed had no credentials (rights) which certified he was God’s prophet and even less a saviour since he had to pray for the forgiveness of his own sins.
Then my father suggested that I study yoga and the philosophy of theosophy. I agreed and became a Chela, a disciple of a famous priest in Mecca.
I was taught to learn by heart certain passages of the Koran, to repeat Allah’s name thousands of times while holding my hands in a certain way to prevent them from doing wrongful actions. But I was disappointed and received no help at all. I could not get rid of my sinful nature!

Christ and Satan’s opposition

Having tried to observe conscientiously the religion of my ancestors without finding relief for my soul, I went back to the Bible to find – at last – the secret of salvation.
I persevered in my search and came into contact with several men of God. One of them led me into a real understanding of the truth, which shattered the very foundation of my Muslim faith.
I learnt that the Lord Jesus really was the true Son of God. He became a man similar to us but without sin. He suffered an atoning death at Calvary, so that I could be free.
The devil told me that if I became a Christian, my father would expel me from our house and the members of my family and my friends would consider me dead. Nobody would look after me. It seemed very hard to leave a beautiful house and become a beggar, chased from place to place and perhaps eventually be killed. The devil tried very hard to crush me with terrible visions of my future.

The Holy Spirit and prayer

Then I thought to myself, “Could I not accept the Lord Jesus in my heart as my Saviour and keep it secret”? – Darkness invaded my soul. There was a painful struggle in my heart which was so thirsty for deliverance and new life.
My father finally realized what was happening to me. In his fury, he burned my Bible and all my Christian pamphlets and books. Then he said to me, “Now you must be reasonable and keep away from all this literature.” I replied, “Father you can burn my Bible but you cannot burn what I have in the depths of my heart.”
The Spirit of God is very real. He continues His work deep in the soul if only we let Him speak to us through the Scriptures.
At that time several Christians met to pray for me. I joined them and felt that the Holy Spirit was leading me to make a decision whatever happens, joy or sadness, friends or no friends, father or no father. Then, while praying I had a vision of Christ. I felt then that He was everything to me. This was the most beautiful moment of my life.
My heart was filled with joy and I cried out, “Lord accept me. Sin has dominion over me, but you can deliver me of its hold.” In that moment I knew, deep in my heart, that I was fully accepted. There was a complete change in me and I knew I had crossed over from death to life (John 5:24).

In the world there is tribulation

Afterwards I returned home. My sister told me of my father’s cruel intentions. He had decided to lock me up in my room and never let me out of the house. So I left the house immediately and went to a Christian friend who put me up for the night. The following day, the police arrived to inquire why I had fled my father’s home. I was advised to leave the town immediately – which I did – and took refuge in the house of a missionary who employed me for the translation of the Holy Scriptures.
Later I was baptised.
When the fanatic Muslims heard about this, they were more than furious. While I was being led by a Christian in a little cart, about 200 furious men jumped on me, dragged me from the cart and started beating me with big sticks until I fell to the ground unconscious. Thinking I was dead, they left.
The police were powerless in front of such a determined gang. But they helped my friend to lift me
up and put me back in the cart. He drove me to his house and treated my wounds. The police chief urged my friend to send me away from the town as he did not have enough staff to stand up against such a large gang.

Rejoicing and alive in Christ

I joined a group of Christians and helped the spreading of the word of God with them. I spent thirteen happy years them. I saw hundreds of conversions.
People gave up their idols of stone and wood. They were baptised and became fervent disciples of Christ.
We certainly had many ‘adventures’ while visiting villages. Blessed be our Lord for protecting us from wild animals, tigers, leopards, serpents, also from floods, many other dangers and especially from men with evil intentions. Many were converted.
What a privilege to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ to people who have never heard it.
Yes my friends, it is really wonderful to be saved, to receive eternal life and to serve our Lord Jesus Christ.
Sheik Abdul Aziz

Gospel tract.
6 pages.
10.2 x 14.2cm
DCL
#TDCLBORN

The Great God and Your Little Heart


A simple, full-colour gospel booklet for children.
Booklet.
20 pages.
120 x 180mm
Chapter Two/BPC La Bonne Semence
Bible Version: NKJV
Also available (as a special order) in: Chichewa, Dutch, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Fijian Tracts

Paid in Full #FTL7113
 
Heaven #FTL7111

Gospel tract
4 pages
Size: 87 x 130mm
Fellowship Tract League

Why Must a Man be Converted? by HL Heijkoop (Fijian)

Tract
6 pages.
10 x 21.1cm
#C2123331

Gospel of John (Mongolian)



Booklet.
57 pages.
13.4 x 20.2cm
#C2186164

Gospel of Mark (Maltese)



Booklet.
38 pages.
Size: 10.5 x 16.5cm
Trinitarian Bible Society
#C2186088

Gospel of John (Urdu)


Paperback.
12.1 x 18.1cm
Bible Society
#KOU7262

Is the Holy Injil Corrupted? by Ernest Hahn



From a biblical perspective, the author takes up one of the basic misunderstandings among Muslims concerning the Christian's Bible, which they claim has been abrogated. A clear and precise treatise.

Pamphlet
8 pages.
10.1 x 13.9mm
#MGLE029tr

Also available in Urdu:
8 pages.
10.2 x 14.4cm
#MGLU035tr

Bible (Farsi)



This is the holy Word of God, translated into Farsi. If you are in the advanced stages of learning Farsi, one who speaks it yourself, or a missionary to a region where Farsi is the primary language, this Bible is perfect for you.
Features:
* Farsi (Persian) Contemporary Translation
* Green Hardcover
* 9 point Bible text
* Quality Bible paper, 2 column format
* 1,256 pages
* Size: 14.5 x 22.3 x 3.5cm (5 3/4" x 8 3/4" x 1 1/4")

Friday, 18 December 2015

One-way Journey

       
Read tract in English

What happens after you die? How can we know the truth?

Gospel tract.
Pages: 8
Size: 100 x 210mm
Missionswerk Die Bruderhand

Language: Farsi, Indonesian
Pack quantity: 100

To purchase: No minimum quantities on any tract purchase so single copies or whatever is required may be ordered. Pack quantities are given for those who want to purchase a complete pack.

Graceful Garden Collection Tabletop Glass Art








Pretty art under glass, easel back with hook
10.1cm (4") square, gift boxed
Created by bestselling artist Sandy Clough
Designs available:
#WALVS500 Every good and perfect gift is from above. James 1:17
#WALVS498 Faith, Hope, Love... the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13
#WALVS502 With God all things are possible. Matthew 19:26
#WALVS497 He has made everything beautiful in its time. Ecclesiastes 3:11

Chevron Flashlights



Blue, brown or pink design.
Handy-sized flashlight in blue chevron pattern design with Scripture verse, The Lord turns my darkness into light. 2 Samuel 22:29.
Aluminum LED flashlight uses three AAA batteries (not included)
8.3cm (3.25") with convenient wrist strap.

God's Smallest Wonders Greeting Cards

Inside: Wishing you all the warmth and wonder of this season of love.
O sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things. --Psalm 98:1

Card comes in a pack of 20 with envelopes. May be purchased individually or in pack.
Card size: 15.9 x 11.2cm (4 3/8" x 6 1/4")
Abbey Press
Bible Version: New Revised Standard Version.
#CBD15142

Make a Joyful Noise Denim Bible Cover


Motto: Make a Joyful Noise
Precious Moments design
Size: 17.8 x 24.1cm (7" x 9.5")
3 interior pen loops and small zippered interior pocket
100% Cotton Canvas

Trust in Him Chaffinch Canvas Framed Art


Gallery wrapped canvas wall decor. Great design for slender spaces.
The Chaffinch
Verse: Trust in Him at all times. Psalm 62:8
Size: (18" x 4.5" x 1")
P Graham Dunn
Bible Version: KJV
#WALCVS58

Peanut Butter Friends in a Chop Suey World by Deb Brammer


When Amy's family moves to Taiwan to begin missionary work, she is determined to be a good missionary. But the neighbour girls laugh at her, and Sunday services at the Chinese church become an ordeal. It seems that the only place she feels comfortable is at the English- speaking school with her "peanut butter" friends.  
Paperback.
177 pages.
Reading level: 9-12 years.
Size: 140 x 218mm
Journeyforth.
Bible Version: KJV
#BKJFPBF

Sarah's Long Ride by Susan Page Davis




Sarah Piper and her horse, Icicle, are registered for the Bandicoot 100, a long distance horseback riding race. But tragedy strikes, leaving Sarah without a mother or a partner for the race. Sarah must move to a new home to live with her Uncle Joe and continue training for the race, learning new endurance, patience, love, and understanding. Together with the help of Icicle, her friends and family, and God, she must find the endurance and strength to follow her dream.
Paperback.
173 pages.
Reading level: 9-12 years.
Size: 140 x 218mm
Journeyforth.
Bible Version: KJV
#BKJFSLR

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Chickadees On Wheel Magnetic List Pad

 
List Pad has 50 sheets of full color paper and a magnetic strip on the back. It’s the perfect size for your fridge or file cabinet.
Verse: The Lord bless thee and keep thee. Numbers 6:24 KJV
50 pages.
Size: 7 x 24.9cm
#STT21283L

Jesus Loves Me Mealtime Set

Blue Mealtime set #BB9512

Pink Mealtime set #BB9511

Woodland animals share this 3 piece melamine set that comes with a plate, bowl and Sippy cup with a lid. 
Dishwasher safe on the top rack.
Motto: Jesus Loves Me

Note: While the manufacturer describes the product #BB9512 colour as 'blue' it is really an aqua colour.

Broadman Bookmarks (5)


BH937 - Welcome to Sunday School Psalm 129:8
Blank on back


BH544 - 2 Timothy 1:7
Blank on back
Bookmark.
Size: 51 x 165mm
Broadman
Pack size: 25
Note: Pack size is given for those purchasing in bulk. Bookmarks may be purchased singly or in any quantity.

Bible Version: KJV

God Cares Vitamin & Pill Box


Pill and vitamin box in colourful design is just small enough to fit into purse or tote, and large enough to hold your daily dose of supplements or meds.
Square 6.5cm (2.5") size with divided inset (divided into 4 compartments); stainless steel with plastic insert. Verse: God cares for you.
Dayspring.
Bible Version: CEV

The Lord is Good Pill & Vitamin Box


Pill and vitamin box in colourful design is just small enough to fit into purse or tote, and large enough to hold your daily dose of supplements or meds.
Square 6.5cm (2.5") size with divided inset (divided into 4 compartments); stainless steel with plastic insert. Verse: The Lord is good. He cares for those who trust in Him.
Dayspring.
Bible Version: NIV

23rd Psalm Tapestry WovenThrow



100% cotton woven tapestry throw.
Ideal for use as a coverlet, lap blanket, or even a wall hanging.
Machine wash or dry clean.
Verse: Quotes all of Psalm 23 (KJV)
Size: 152.4 x 127cm (60" x 50")
Thomas Kinkade

The Garden of Prayer Tapestry Woven Throw


100% cotton woven tapestry throw.
Ideal for use as a coverlet, lap blanket, or even a wall hanging.
Machine wash or dry clean.
Verse: The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof. Psalm 24:1 
Size: 152.4 x 127cm (60" x 50")
Thomas Kinkade
#GIF9481

Things to Procrastinate Magnetic Memo Pad


 
Magnetic note pad.
Verse: And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus. Colossians 3:17
100 ruled pages.
Size: 10.1 x 22.8cm.
Bible Version: NKJV
#STT23612

I Have Loved You With An Everlasting Love Leatherlux Journal



Quality journal with colourful stitched imitation leather over board cover
Different NKJV Scripture verses on each page.
Ribbon bookmark.
170 pages.
Size: 15 x 21.5 x 1.6cm.
Elim Art.
# STTIHAV

The Lord is My Light & My Salvation Luxleather Journal



Quality journal with colourful stitched imitation leather over board cover
Different NKJV Scripture verses on each page.
Ribbon bookmark.
170 pages.
Size: 15 x 21.5 x 1.6cm.
Elim Art.
# STTLIGH

Monday, 14 December 2015

Lord Ceramic Plaque



Ceramic desktop plaque with hook for hanging.
Butterfly design.
Motto: Give thanks to the Lord for He is good His love endureth forever. Psalm 118:29
Easel back.
Size: 10 x 10cm
WAL15040

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Teddy Hardcover Journal



Durable hardcover journal.
Different theme heading every five pages, to guide reflection.
Ribbon page marker.
Teddy / 1 John 4:7
Different NKJV Scripture verses on each page.
170 pages.
Size: 15.4 x 21.7cm x 1.3cm.
Elim Art.
# STT3179