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Friday 31 March 2017

Black Canvas Bible Cover

Durable poly-canvas cover in basic solid black features woven ichthus tag, exterior zippered pocket, spine handle, and inside ribbon bookmark and pen loop.
Size: 13 x 21.6 x 5cm
Gregg Gift

Do Justice Bible Cover

Pink and purple screen-printing displayed on purple poly-canvas Bible cover. Do justice, love mercy, walk humbly with God. Micah 6:8 Style features include a slip pocket on the back, a sewn-in carry handle and a black plastic toggle zipper-pull. On the inside you'll find a pen loop.

Fits Bibles up to 165 x 225 x 44mm
Christian Art Gifts

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Long, Long Ago in Jerusalem: The Life and Resurrection of Jesus Christ by Carine MacKenzie

Long, Long Long ago in Jerusalem, there lived a man who healed the sick, made the lame walk and gave the blind back their sight. He also forgave people for their sins - because he was more than a man - he was God.Jesus Christ came to people of Jerusalem and loved them. Yet, the people of Jerusalem became his enemies. They whipped him, made fun of him, falsely convicted them and then nailed him to a cross to die...
Jesus death was not the end of the story - it was all a part of God's plan... his plan to rescue his people and save them from the sin that would stop them entering heaven. Wait in anticipation as the story of the crucifixion unfolds.
Watch in amazement as the woman discover that Jesus is alive! Wonder at the miracle they have all witnessed. Wonder at the miracle of Jesus! You can read about the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ in the Bible. You will find it in Luke chapters 22-24.

Full colour illustrations throughout.
Reading level: Read to 5-7 years; Read myself 7-8 years.
48 pages.
Size: 297 x 210mm
Christian Focus Publications.
Bible Version: NIV

Join the Dots: The Friends of Jesus by Carine Mackenzie

Join the dots to discover the friends of Jesus. Then if you look up the Bible verses you'll find out about them.
Age level: 6-10
16 pages.
Size: 211 x 298mm
Christian Focus Publications.
Bible Version: none

Joseph's Great Adventure by Ros Woodman

Find out what happens to Joseph when he is forced to go to Egypt. Take part in his exciting adventure by choosing the right sticker to add to the picture. Make up Joseph's colourful coat, find the hidden crowns... have fun, and learn how God had a special plan for Joseph's life.

A re-usable sticker book that tells the story of Joseph in colour with activities to hold your attention.

Full colour illustrations throughout.
Reading level: Read to 4-6 years; Read myself 6-7 years.
24 pages.
Size: 225 x 178mm
Christian Focus Publications.
Bible Version: none

Love One Another Bible Cover

Playful art design featuring bold colours, bird and flower motif and Love one another motto.
Purse style Bible cover with double handles and matching keytag. Front and back slip pockets.
Durable black microfiber. Fully lined in turquoise fabric. Zipper.
Size: 15.2 x 22.9 x 5.1cm
Gregg Gift

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Then What?

Full text of gospel tract:

“Hey, I’m going back to school...finishing my degree!”
“Great! Then what?”
“Well, I’ve had my eye on the president’s job ever since I came to this company. You never know.”
“Woo! Woo! Then what?”
“Well, with all the dough I’ll be making, it’d be a cinch to marry a beauty queen and build a mansion.”
“Hoo boy! Then what?”
“Why, we’d have some perfect children, and we’d send them to the best schools and take expensive vacations.”
“Perfect! Then what?”
“Oh, then I suppose after awhile I’d ease into retirement, spoil the grandkids, travel the world… you know, do the grandpa bit.”
“Sounds like fun. Then what?”
“What do you mean, “then what?” I’d die, I guess, and everyone would come to my funeral and say what a great guy I was.”
“Then what”
“Then what? Then what?!?”
“Then what?”
“You know, most of us are like this man: He knew where he wanted to go in this short life, but he never stopped to think about where he would end up after this life- in eternity. In the bible, God says a lot about how we should live this life. But more important, he tells us how we can prepare for the next life. For example the Bible says…”
“Man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgement. (Hebrews 9:27)”
“Judgement? I’ve led a pretty good life - not perfect, but no bank robberies or ax murders. Why would I be judged?”
“The Bible also says…”
“All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. (Romans 3:23)”
“None of us measure up to the perfection we need to share real life with a perfect God - not now or after we die.”
“The Bible also say…”
“God demonstrates His own love for us in this: while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8)”
“You see, Jesus Christ, God’s Son, died to take our punishment for us. Then He rose from the grave to prove His power over sin and death. When we trust in Him, He will forgive us and give us the eternal life we need to really live now and for eternity.”
“Wow! God loved me enough to die for me! What do I do now?”
“The Bible says that the only thing we can do is stop trusting ourselves and start trusting in Jesus as the sacrifice for our sins.”
“Only Jesus can forgive us and give us eternal life.”
“Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life. But whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on Him. (John 3:36)”
“Dear Lord, I confess that I do not measure up to Your perfect standard. Thank you for sending your Son, Jesus, to die on the cross for my sins. I now place my trust in Him as my Savior. Thank You for Your forgiveness and Your gift of eternal life.”
“So after you die, then what?”

Gospel tract.
Pages: 8
Size: 89 x 139mm
Moments With The Book
Pack quantity: 100

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Is Jesus the Only Way?

Full text of gospel tract:

“Don’t you think Christians are just a bit narrow-minded?”
“How can you say your religion is the only way to find God.”
“Hmmm, well, I…”
“Doesn’t it make more sense to say that since none of us know all the answers, God will accept people from all religions?”
“Well, I…”
“I mean, all that’s important is if you’re sincere in what you believe, right?”
“Okay, here’s a question for you.”
“Does that mean if you sincerely believe your car will run on chocolate milk, I can fill the tank with this and we’ll still get to work on time?”
“Stop! You’ll ruin my car!”
“Why? This milk gives me energy. Why can’t it do the same for your car?”
“It wasn’t designed for that. My car works best on high octane gasoline.”
“How do you know that? Have you ever tried chocolate milk?”
“No, it says so right here in the owner’s manual. Only use high octane gasoline.”
“So that’s sort of like a bible for your car?”
“Yes, it’s…”
“Say. What are you driving at?”
“Just as the factory that built your car gave you an owner’s manual to tell you how to make it run, our creator gave us an “owner’s manual” for our lives- the Holy Bible- that tells us how to get to heaven.”
“So what does your “owner’s manual” say? Drink your milk every day and you will go to Heaven?”
“No, much better than that. The Bible tells us how to have “living water.”
“Whoever believes in Me [Jesus], as the scripture has said, stream of living water will flow from within him.” (John 7:38)
“That means that the true way to eternal life is by placing our faith in Jesus Christ.”
“But don’t all “owner’s manuals” basically say the same thing?”
“No, the Holy Bible is the only “owner’s manual” that points to the need for a savior, Jesus Christ. You see, we are all guilty of sinning from birth.”
“All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:23)
“God knows this and loves us anyway. It was out of this love He sent His son, Jesus, to die on the cross for our sins, and then He rose from the grave to give us eternal life.
“But God demonstrates His own love for us in this: while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8)
“Does it have to be Jesus? That seems so exclusive. Is there another way?”
“No, according to this “owner’s manual,” Jesus is the only way.”
“Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the father except through me.’” (John 14:6)
“For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.” (1 Timothy 2:5)
“Okay, so what do I do?”
“Just as you trust that gasoline is the only fuel that will make your car run, so you need to place your trust in Jesus as the only way to get to Heaven.”
“Yet to all who received Him [Jesus], to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become Children of God.” (John 1:12)
“Dear God, thank you for sending Your Son, Jesus, to die on the cross for my sins and rise from the dead to give me eternal life. I now place my trust in Him to be my Savior and Lord for all eternity. Amen.”
“Yes! Jesus truly is the only way.”
“Better than chocolate milk.”

Gospel tract.
Pages: 8
Size: 89 x 139mm
Moments With The Book
Pack quantity: 100
Bible Version: NKJV
Also available using KJV as a special order item.

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Friday 24 March 2017

Don't Open This Card!

Full text of this tract.
“Oh No! Now you did it!”
“What? What happened?”
“You weren’t supposed to open this card!”
“So? What does that mean?”
“You disobeyed the instructions!”
“Hey! What’s the big deal?”
“It’s just that disobeying the rules is everywhere… even on a small scale like opening this card. In fact, disobedience is a trait that characterizes all people.”
“Now, wait a minute. It’s just a card. I’m not that bad. And neither is the person reading this card.”
“Oh no?”
“I mean I do more good things than bad.”
“You think that you acceptable to God?”
“Well, yeah, I’m basically a pretty good person.”
“According to the Bible, God’s requirement is perfection.”
“Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in Heaven is perfect. (Matthew 5:48)”
“Perfection? Nobody’s perfect!”
“Oh no? Jesus is.”
“For He hath made Him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him. (2 Corinthians 5:21)”
“But I’ve never done anything major that was wrong. My disobedience is no greater than opening this card.”
“In your eyes maybe, but not God’s.
“For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, He is guilty of all. (James 2:10)”
“Are you saying that just because someone opened a card when they were told not to, they are going to Hell?”
“What I’m saying is, no matter how big or small our sins, we all fall short of God’s perfect standard.”
“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God. (Romans 3:23)”
“You mean God doesn’t weigh our good deeds against our bad?”
“Like a school teacher grading on a curve? Not hardly.”
“If that were true, then where would the cut off point be? On the ladder rung just below you?”
“That’s what I was hoping.”
“God’s not that arbitrary.”
“Then what hope is there?” We’re all doomed!”
“Aaahhh!... The answer is found in the only perfect person to walk the earth, Jesus Christ, God’s Son. His sacrificial death on the cross paid the penalty for our disobedience to make us perfect in God’s sight.”
“...We are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all…
… for by one offering He hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified…
… Then He adds: “their sins and iniquities will I remember no more.” (Hebrews 10:10,14, 17)”
“I get it. God can see us as perfect now because of Christ. Is that it?”
“One more thing.”
“We each need to receive this message and place our total trust in Christ as a result. He died for you and then rose from the grave to give you eternal life.”
“For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the scriptures: (1 Corinthians 15:3,4)”
“God, thank you for sending Your Son Jesus to die on the cross for my sins. I now place my total trust in Christ to save me from my sin and give me eternal life. Amen.”
“If you prayed this prayer, Don’t put down this card! Tell somebody. Fill out this decision panel and send it to the address below.”

Gospel tract.
Pages: 8
Size: 89 x 139mm
Moments With The Book
Pack quantity: 100
Bible Version: KJV

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Thursday 23 March 2017

Words of Faith Tote Bag

Gorgeous black cotton bag with encouraging Scripture quotes and mottoes in bright colours, all trimmed in dark pink and featuring an orange flower. Mottoes include: In everything give thanks; With God all things are possible; Praise the God for the Lord is good, His love endures forever; Let your light shine; Love never gives up; Trust in the Lord with all your heart.
Magnetic snap closure.
Single handle.
Fully lined.
Size: 26cm wide at base - 24cm wide at opening; 26.5cm tall.
Australian made
Grace Hope & Love Gifts &Greetings.

Floral Chevron Pencil Case

Features multi-coloured chevron and floral pattern, with embroidered motto Have faith in God. Zipper closure. Has a sizeable pouch that could also be used for storage of personal items. Black cotton lining. 
Size: 200 x 80 x 75mm (approx.)
Australian made
Grace Hope & Love Gifts &Greetings.

Blue and Gold Pencil Case

Features navy blue, turquoise and gold geometric  pattern, with embroidered motto Have faith in God. Zipper closure. Navy blue cotton lining. 
Size: 200 x 80 x 75mm (approx.)
Australian made
Grace Hope & Love Gifts &Greetings.

Monday 20 March 2017

Help From Above

Help from above is based on the true story of a pilot shot down over Bosnia who was rescued by helicopter.

4 pages
105 x 148mm
Chapter Two
Bible Version: KJV


Also available in Nepali

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Capsize! is based on the true story of a round-the-world yachtsman whose boat capsized in the Southern Ocean.

4 pages
105 x 148mm
Chapter Two
Bible Version: KJV


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Bible (Maori)

Medium-size Bible in the Maori language without references in vinyl-covered hardback. Distinctive clear text with good line spacing for optimum clarity and readability.
Vinyl covered hardback
Good clear print
Black text throughout
Quality sewn binding
Bible paper
Decorative head & tail bands

Page Size: 190 x 133mm
Thickness: 30mm
Print Size: 9.6 point

Trinitarian Bible Society


Wednesday 15 March 2017

The Secret of Happiness

Full Text of The Secret of Happiness
Here are the conclusions or experiences of several well-known people on the effectiveness of chasing wealth, pleasure, fame, power and philosophy in order to find happiness.
Wise investor and multi-billionaire Warren Buffet has this to say about money-chasing investors: “Nothing sedates rationality like large doses of effortless money. After a heady experience of that kind, normally sensible people drift into behavior akin to that of Cinderella at the ball. They know that overstaying the festivities … will eventually bring on pumpkins and mice. But they nevertheless hate to miss a single minute of what is one [amazing] party. Therefore, the giddy participants all plan to leave just seconds before midnight. There’s a problem, though: They are dancing in a room in which the clocks have no hands.”
On a recent trip to Paris, celebrity Kim Kardashian and her singer husband looked forward to a peaceful and romantic time in their luxury accommodations. But Kim spent the time worrying that her sister was getting too much attention from her husband. A friend reported, “When they were in the most romantic city in the world, they were both so unhappy.”
Michael Jordan at his Basketball Hall of Fame press conference said, “This is not fun for me. I don’t like being up here for the Hall of Fame because at that time your basketball career is completely over. I was hoping this day would be 20 more years, or actually go in when I’m dead and gone. Because now, all along … you always [could] put shorts on and go out and play. Now, when you get into the Hall of Fame, what else is there to do?”
Famed filmmaker Woody Allen is quoted as saying, “I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying.”
The president of the Russian federation, Vladimir Putin, is quoted as saying, “Despite all the achievements of civilization, the human being is still one of the most vulnerable creatures on earth.”
The well-known atheist Richard Dawkins wrote, “The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference. As that unhappy poet A. E. Housman put it: ‘For Nature, heartless, witless Nature Will neither care nor know.’ DNA neither cares nor knows. DNA just is. And we dance to its music.”
Happiness Is Only Found in Christ
The Lord Jesus Christ said, “I am the bread of life: he that cometh to Me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on Me shall never thirst” (John 6:35).
“He satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness” (Psalm 107:9).
“Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved” (Acts 16:31).
Christ Jesus is able to give us the lasting happiness that we all crave and can’t find anywhere else. God wants you to share His wonderful treasures of love, joy and lasting peace. All these and much more are available to you as a gift from God that costs you absolutely nothing.
God’s gift to you cost Him a tremendous amount. “For God so loved the world, that He GAVE His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life” (John 3:16). He punished His Son for all the sins of those who trust on Him. You are freed from sin’s penalty by simply accepting His love gift to you. God says, “The wages of sin is death; but the GIFT of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord” (Romans 6:23).
God even gives the faith necessary to believe on the Lord Jesus Christ. “By grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the GIFT of God” (Ephesians 2:8).
Accept God’s gift of salvation today and you will discover the true and only source of lasting happiness through the Lord Jesus Christ.

Gospel tract.
Pages: 4
Size: 89 x 139mm
Bible Truth Publishers

Pack quantity: 100

Bible Version: KJV
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Full text of Thirsty?
“Just give me a glass of cold water, please.”
Nothing quite satisfies us when we are really thirsty, like water. Our bodies naturally crave it, and it’s the single most important ingredient, next to air, for life. Water has a deficiency, however. That tall glass of ice water I enjoyed two hours ago no longer satisfies.
That’s the way it is in life. The car I bought last year doesn’t have the features of the newer models, so now I want the newer car. The salary I earned last year doesn’t meet all my desires, so I would like more. The house which used to be perfect no longer seems big or fancy enough. The cycle goes on and on—we want it . . . we get it . . . and we want more. Isn’t there anything that completely satisfies, once and for all?
Truly Satisfying
The Bible says there is. As a matter of fact, it tells us about a Man who promised us that if we were to drink of His water, we would never thirst again. His name is Jesus, and these are His words to a thirsty woman who came to get water from a well where He was sitting: “Whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life” (John 4:14).
This water of life which Jesus had to offer this woman so completely satisfied her that she left her waterpot and went into the city crying, “Come, see a man, which told me all things that ever I did: is not this the Christ?” (John 4:29). She had found that living water which so completely satisfies: the Person of the Lord Jesus. She recognized that He was the Messiah, the Christ, the Son of God who should come into this world to save sinners. As a sinner she came and tasted that living water.
Won’t You Come?
“Let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely” (Revelation 22:17).
For more information, read the story of the woman at the well: John 4:4-30.

Gospel tract.
Pages: 4
Size: 89 x 139mm
Bible Truth Publishers

Pack quantity: 100

Bible Version: KJV
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Three-Dollar Dog

Matt loses his dog Laddie and has to buy him back from the neighborhood bully. Christ paid to buy us back from sin and Satan. Former title: "Getting Laddie Back"

Full text of gospel tract:
Laddie was the most wonderful dog in the world. At least that’s what Matt thought. To anyone else he might seem very ordinary, but since Matt’s birthday when his father had brought home the playful puppy, Matt’s life was changed.
Matt and Laddie soon were almost inseparable. Even running errands for Mom was fun when Laddie came along. When Matt came home from school, Laddie was always at the gate to meet him. But one day, when Matt got home, his dog had vanished.
“Where’s Laddie?” he asked his Mom.
“He’s probably curled up in a corner sleeping somewhere,” she replied. “He’ll likely be back soon.”
By the time Matt’s dad got home from work, Laddie was still missing. “Where did you see him last?” he asked Matt.
“He followed me partway to school this morning,” said Matt. “Do you suppose he got lost and couldn’t find his way home?”
“We’ll go out and look for him after supper,” his father promised. But when bedtime came, Laddie still hadn’t been found. Long, lonesome days followed, and still no trace could be found of his dog.
Another Puppy?
“I’m afraid a car has run over him, son,” Dad said at last. “But don’t worry. We’ll get another puppy for you.”
“Another puppy?” Matt felt awful. There would never be another puppy like Laddie.
Several weeks later, Matt was walking, when he heard a low whimper coming from the other side of a hedge. Peering through the gate, he saw Laddie straining at a rope tied to his collar. In an instant Matt was through the gate and fumbling at the knot that held Laddie prisoner.
“What are you doing to my dog?” angrily demanded a boy several years older and a lot bigger than Matt.
“But this is my puppy,” answered Matt. “I lost him a few weeks ago. How did you get him?”
“Your dog, is it?” scoffed the older boy. “Well, he’s mine now. Just try to get him.”
Matt felt like crying at the thought of leaving Laddie behind. Suddenly he had an idea. “Would you sell him to me?” he asked.
For a while the older boy considered. “How much will you give me?” he asked finally.
“Well, I’ve only got three dollars. But you can have it all.”
“Tell you what,” said the boy. “You give me the three dollars. Then I’ll untie the dog, and if he wants to go home with you, you can have him. If he wants to stay with me, he’s mine.”
Matt raced home. As he ran, fear gnawed at his heart. What if Laddie had forgotten him? What if he stayed with the older boy? Minutes later he was giving all his money to the boy.
“OK, pup, it’s up to you,” said the boy, as the knot was untied. With one joyful bark, Laddie ran through the gate toward Matt, and together they ran home.
“You know, son,” said Dad, “that reminds me of what the Lord Jesus did for us. We were really His because He created us. But we were lost, just like your dog was, tied up by sin. But the Lord Jesus loved us so much that He came and paid the price to redeem us. It cost Him all that He had—He gave His life to buy us back. And now all those whom He has purchased with His precious blood He has set free to follow Him. They are His forever.”
Whenever Matt thinks of the time that Laddie was lost, he remembers that he himself was once a lost sinner, that he was bought with a great price, and that he now belongs to Jesus.
The Lord Jesus saw us in our sin and came down here to redeem us from hell and from Satan. All who put their trust in Him as their Saviour will someday be in heaven, where they will sing, “Thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by Thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation” (Revelation 5:9). “Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold . . . but with the precious blood of Christ” (1 Peter 1:18-19).

Gospel tract
Pages: 4
Size: 89 x 139mm
Bible Truth Publishers

Pack quantity: 100
Bible Version: KJV

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The Reason Why by Robert A Laidlow

A businessman's explanation of the gospel to his employees. An effective classic, over 16 million copies of this article have been published in over 30 languages.

What is life all about; and what is man? Is there a God — and if there is, how do I fit into His scheme of things? These questions invade the mind of any intelligent, seeking soul. Robert Laidlaw provides some of the answers.

62 pages
Size: 95 x 140mm
Bible Truth Publishers
Bible Version: KJV

Also available in Hindi

Also available in Gujarati

Also available in Tamil

Also available in Chinese

Also available in Punjabi


One Word Prevents a Suicide

Full text of  One Word Prevents a Suicide
Czar Nicholas, the leader of Russia, in order to find out what was really going on with his army, used to wander through his military camps, dressed as an ordinary officer.

Late one night, when all the lights were supposed to be out, the Czar was making one of these tours of inspection. He noticed a light under the paymaster’s door, and, quietly opening it, he stepped inside, intending to have the offender punished. A young officer, son of an old friend of the Czar, was seated at a table, his head resting on his arms, sound asleep. The Czar stepped over to awaken him, but noticed a loaded revolver, a small pile of money, and a sheet of paper with a pen that had fallen from the hand of the sleeping man. The Czar read what had just been written, and in a moment he understood the situation.

On the sheet of paper was a long list of debtsgambling and similar debts. The total ran into many thousands of rubles. The officer had used army funds to pay these reckless debts, and now, having worked till late into the night trying to get his accounts straight, he had discovered for the first time how much he owed. It was hopeless; the pitifully small balance on hand left such a huge deficit to be made up! On the sheet of paper, below the terrible total, he had written this question: “Who can pay so great a debt?”

Unable to face the disgrace, the officer had intended to shoot himself, but exhausted, he had fallen asleep.

One-Word Answer

As the Czar realized what had happened, his first thought was to have the man immediately arrested and court-martialed. Justice must be done in the army. But he remembered the long friendship with the young officer’s father and love overcame judgment. He quickly came up with a plan to be just toward the army and yet justify the culprit. The Czar took up the pen that had dropped from the hand of the wearied, hopeless offender, and he answered the question with one word: “Nicholas.”

The Czar himself, Nicholas, could pay that debt and voluntarily chose to do it. The young officer woke up soon after the Czar had gone and reached for his revolver to blow out his brains, but as he did so, his eye caught the answer to his question. In bewilderment he gazed at that one word, “Nicholas.” Surely such an answer was impossible! He had some papers in his possession which bore the genuine signature of the Czar, and quickly he compared the names. To his intense joy and humiliation, he realized that his Czar knew all about his debt, and yet, instead of inflicting the penalty he deserved, his Czar had paid the debt himself.

Joyfully and peacefully he lay down to rest, and early the next morning bags of money arrived from the Czarsufficient to pay the last ruble of so great a debt.”

You and I have a mighty debt. We may ask, “Who can pay it?” Thank God, love has provided an answer, and, like the answer given by the Czar, it is only one word longJesus!


Yes, Jesus knows all about your debt. He knows how great it is. He knows how you came by it. He knows all the shame of it. He knows the cost of payment, and in spite of such intimate knowledge of you and it, He has assumed the full liability of it Himself. One word, “Nicholas,” set the heart of that young man at resteven filled it with joy. One word, “Jesus,” has set my heart at rest and filled it with joy. Has that “one word”that one namefilled your heart with rest, peace and joy? It can.

“Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins: and by Him all that believe are justified from all things” (Acts 13:38-39).
Gospel tract
Pages: 4
Size: 89 x 139mm
Bible Truth Publishers
Pack quantity: 100

Bible Version: KJV
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How the Lost Sheep was Found

Full text of How the Lost Sheep Was Found
On entering the miserable hovel in a wild district of Ireland, I looked around me and at first found no sign of any inhabitant, except an old woman who sat crouching over the embers of a peat fire. She rose as I entered and offered me her stool. I thanked her, and passing on, discovered in one corner of the hut a heap of straw, on which lay the poor sufferer. Some scanty covering, probably his own clothing, had been thrown over him, but as to bed or bedclothes, I saw none in this humble home. I approached and saw a young lad about seventeen or eighteen years old, evidently in a state of extreme suffering and exhaustion and, it was to be feared, in the last stage of consumption.
His eyes were closed, but he opened them on my approach and stared at me with a kind of wild wonder, like a frightened animal. I told him as quietly as possible who I was and the reason I had come, and I put a few of the simplest questions to him respecting his hope of salvation. He answered nothing; he appeared totally unconscious of my meaning. On pressing him further and speaking to him kindly and affectionately, he looked up, and I ascertained from the few words he uttered that he had heard something of a God and future judgment, but he had never been taught to read. The Holy Scriptures were a sealed book to him and he was altogether ignorant of the way of salvation as revealed to us in the gospel. His mind on this subject was an utter blank.
I was struck with dismay and almost with despair. Here was a fellow-creature whose immortal soul, apparently on the verge of eternity, must be saved or lost forever. Not a moment was to be lost, and what was I to do? What way was I to take to begin to teach him, as it were at the eleventh hour, the first rudiments of Christianity?
I had scarcely ever before felt such a sinking within me. I could do nothing, but on the other hand, God could do all. I therefore raised up my heart and called to my heavenly Father for Christ’s sake to direct me in this most difficult position and to open to me, by His Spirit of wisdom, a way to set forth the glad tidings of salvation, so as to be understood by this poor boy. I was silent for a few moments, while praying silently and gazing with deep anxiety on the lad before me. It struck me that I ought to try to discover how far his intelligence in other things went and whether there might not be reasonable hope of his understanding me, when I should start to open to him the gospel message of salvation. I looked down on him with a pity which I most sincerely felt, and I thought he observed that compassionate look, for he softened as I said, “My poor boy, you are very ill; I fear you suffer a great deal.”
“Yes, I have had a bad cold; the cough takes away my breath and hurts me greatly.”
“Have you had this cough long?” I asked.
“Oh yes, a long time, near a year now.”
“And how did you catch it? A Kerry boy I should have thought would have been reared hardily and accustomed to this sharp air!”
“Ah,” he answered, “and so I was until that terrible night. It was about this time last year, when one of the sheep went astray. My father keeps a few sheep on the mountains, and this is the way we live. When he counted them that night, there was one missing and he sent me to look for it.”
A Bitter Night
“No doubt,” I replied, “you felt the change from the warmth of the peat fire in this small little hut to the cold mountain blast.”
“Oh! I did; there was snow on the ground, and the wind cut through me, but I didn’t mind it much, as I was so anxious to find father’s sheep.”
“And did you find it?” I asked with increased interest.
“Oh yes, I had a long, weary way to go, but I never stopped until I found it.”
“And how did you get it home? You had trouble enough with that too, no doubt. Was it willing to follow?”
“Well, I didn’t like to trust it, and besides it was dead tired, so I laid it on my shoulders and carried it home that way.”
“And were they not all glad to see you when you returned with the sheep?”
“Sure enough, and that they were,” he replied. “Father and Mother and the people around that heard of our loss all came in the next morning to ask about the sheep, for the neighbors in these matters are mighty kind to each other. Sorry they were, too, to hear that I was kept out the whole dark night; it was morning before I got home, and the end of it was, I caught this cold. Mother says I will never be better now; God knows best. Anyways, I did my best to save the sheep.”
“Wonderful!” I thought. “Here is the whole gospel history. The sheep is lost; the father sends his son to seek for and recover it. The son goes willingly, suffers all without complaining, and in the end sacrifices his life to find the sheep. When it is recovered, he carries it home on his shoulders to the flock and rejoices with his friends and neighbors over the sheep which was lost, but is found again.” My prayer was answered, my way was made plain, and by the grace of God I availed myself of this opening. I explained to this poor, dying boy the plan of salvation, making use of his own simple and affecting story. I read to him the few verses in the fifteenth chapter of Luke’s Gospel, where the care of the shepherd for the strayed sheep is so beautifully expressed, and he at once perceived the likeness and followed me with deep interest while I explained to him the full meaning of the parable.
The Good Shepherd
The Lord mercifully opened not only his understanding but his heart also to receive the things spoken. He himself was the lost sheep and Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd who was sent by the Father to seek for him and who left all the joys of that Father’s heavenly glory to come down to earth and search for him and other lost ones like himself. As the poor boy had borne without murmuring the freezing snowstorm and the piercing wind, so has the blessed Saviour endured the fierce contradiction of sinners against Himself and the bitter judgment of a holy and a righteous God, without opening His mouth to utter one word of complaint. And at last He laid down His precious life that we might be rescued from destruction and brought safe to our everlasting home. Neither will He trust His beloved ones, when rescued, to walk the perilous path alone, but He carries them on His shoulders, rejoicing, to the heavenly fold.
My poor sick lad seemed to drink it all in. He received it all. He understood it all. I never saw a clearer proof of the power of the divine Spirit to apply the Word of God. He survived our first meeting but a few days. I had no time to read or expound to him any other portion of the Scripture. At times we could hear nothing but a stifling, rending cough; at others he slumbered heavily for a little. But whenever he was able to think and listen, these verses in the fifteenth chapter of Luke satisfied and cheered him. He accepted Christ as his Saviour, he earnestly prayed to be carried home, like the lost sheep, in the heavenly Shepherd’s arms. He died humbly, peacefully, almost exulting, with the name of “Jesus, my Saviour and my Shepherd” the last upon his lips.
“All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord hath laid on Him the iniquity of us all” (Isaiah 53:6).
“The Son of Man is come to seek and to save that which was lost” (Luke 19:10).

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Good Night or Good-Bye?

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Dr. Langdale of New York tells of a Christian businessman who was hit by a car and rushed to the hospital. He was told he had only two hours to live. Calling his family together, he spoke to each in turn.
“Good night, dear wife. Through sunshine and shadow we have walked together. You have been my inspiration in everything I have undertaken. Many times I have seen the Spirit of God shining in your face. I love you far more than the day you became my bride. Good night, dear; I’ll see you in the morning; good night.”
“Good night, Mary. You are our firstborn. What a joy you have been to your father. What a Christian you are, Mary; you will never forget how your father loved you. Good night, Mary, good night.”
He turned to his oldest son. “Good night, Will. Your coming into our home has been an unmixed blessing. You love the God of your father. You will continue to grow in every Christian grace and virtue. You have your father’s love and blessing. Good night, Will, good night.”
Charlie was next in line. He had gotten into bad company and bitterly disappointed his father and mother. The dying man skipped him and spoke to the youngest child, a beautiful young girl.
“Gracie, you have long been a song of gladness, a ray of light. When not long ago you surrendered your life to Christ, my cup of happiness was full to overflowing. Good night, little girl, good night.”
“Good-bye, Charlie.” He then called Charlie to his side. “Charlie, what a fine, promising boy you were. Your father and mother believed you would develop into a noble man. We gave you all the opportunities we gave to the other children. If there has been any difference, you yourself must admit that difference was all in your own favor. You have disappointed us. You have followed the broad and downward road. You have not heeded the warnings of God’s holy Word. You have not listened to the call of the Saviour. But I have always loved you and love you still, Charlie. God only knows how much I love you. Good-bye, Charlie, good-bye, good-bye.”
Charlie seized his father’s hand and between sobs he cried out, “Father, why have you said good night to the others and goodbye to me?”
“For the simple reason that I shall meet the other members of the family ‘in the morning,’ but by all the promises that assure us of a reunion, by those same statements of God’s Word I can have no hope of seeing you ‘over there.’ Good-bye, Charlie, good-bye.”
Charlie fell on his knees by his dying father’s bed and cried out in agony of his soul, praying God to forgive his sins.
“Do you mean it, Charlie? Are you in earnest?”
“God knows I am,” said the heartbroken young man.
“Then God will hear you and save you, Charlie, and it is good night and not goodbye. Good night, Charlie, good night, my boy.” And he was gone.
“Behold, now is the day of salvation” (2 Corinthians 6:2).
“I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear My voice, and open the door, I will come in to him” (Revelation 3:20).
“How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation?” (Hebrews 2:3).
“What must I do to be saved? Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved” (Acts 16:30-31).

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