Tuesday, April 7, 2009

The Treasure Principle by Randy Alcorn - GIVE AWAY!

My Thoughts:

“Giving should start with you local Bible-believing, Christ-centered church, the spiritual community to which you’re accountable. Beyond that, you can generously support worthy missions and parachurch ministries, carefully evaluating them by biblical standards.” (p. 89)


Randy Alcorn’s book, The Treasure Principle is packed with scriptural, practical admonition to live our lives focused on giving to God and His work so that we will lay up spiritual treasure in heaven rather than hoarding temporary treasure here on earth. Alcorn does not admonish people to believe the lie that God will bless people materially and immediately here in this life if they generously give to those in need and to bible-based missions. He debunks that lie altogether and, instead, sets forth biblical principles for living a joyful life serving others and blessing those around us with the excess of what God has entrusted us to manage while passing through our temporary home on earth.


Before reading this book, I knew very little about Randy Alcorn’s personal testimony and the way God worked in his life to teach him such true and life-changing principles. Believe me when I tell you, this man knows what he is talking about! I will also be honest and tell you that his admonition and questions convicted me, and at times were quite uncomfortable. That’s a good thing, because I know he is pointing me toward the Savior and the truth of His Word.


I have received a blessing from reading this book, and I pray that you will take time to read it as well. I will also ask God to open hearts and minds to be receptive to His truth as this little volume finds its way into the hands of people who need to hear the message it contains. I know I stood in need of this message!


I highly recommend this book, and I also have a copy to share. So please leave a comment on this post along with your contact information, and your name will be entered to win a free copy of this amazing book!

About the Author:
Randy Alcorn is the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries (EPM). Prior to 1990, when he started EPM, he served as a pastor for fourteen years. He has spoken around the world and has taught on the adjunct faculties of Multnomah Bible College and Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. Randy is the best-selling author of twenty-seven books (over three million in print), including the novels Deadline, Dominion, and Deception as well as Lord Foulgrin’s Letters, the Gold Medallion winner Safely Home, and Wait Until Then.

2 comments:

ReadingRobin said...

WOW, I am reading Safely Home by Randy Alcorn right now, I would love to win this book as I am really enjoying his book. This sounds so interesting to me. Thanks for the chance to win!
cmrobin at bellsouth net

Ryan Burns said...

Thought your readers might like to know that Bible Study Magazine is giving away 40 signed copies of Randy Alorn's Heaven.

Winning free books is a great way to save money :)

Cheers
_ryan