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Darrell Bock visits SA…Kendall Specials & Janet Greener’s Midlife Crisis

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Dr RT Kendall delivered outstanding Bible teaching during his visit to SA last month. Now retired after decades of ministry from the pulpit and through his writings, Dr Kendall’s impact on the global church is immeasurable. Earnest Paddon wrote this of his teaching (In Pursuit of His Glory):      

“He has an amazing knowledge of the Scriptures and a willingness to deal with any verse in the passage preached, however difficult it might be. I can never remember hearing a sermon which did not bless me. He truly practiced what he has preached.”

CBD was present during his visit with his popular books in high demand. Now we are offering a selection of these at great discounts.

12 Kendall Titles on Special Offer!

Unashamed to Bear His Name71GhOP4NvVL Just love
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 Worshipping God The power of humility Prepare Your Heart for the Midnight Cry

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 Why Jesus died 989634 In Pursuit of his wisdom

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Out of Your Comfort Zone (PB) between the TimesIt ain't over till ite's over

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Bulk SpecialCSB Outreach Bibles

Buy a box of 24 Bibles for only R29 per Bible.   (Normal price R45)

CSB Outreach Bible (PB) (Case of 24)

Enrich your church’s outreach programme with this special offer. Stock available now.

The CHRISTIAN STANDARD BIBLE is an uncompromising yet reader-friendly translation that brings God’s truth to life. Read more…

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Dr Darrell Bock lectures at Bible Institute of South Africa

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Renowned scholar and research professor of New Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, Darrell Bock spent the last two weeks lecturing at BISA on Lukan studies. With fourteen years specialized research on Luke behind him, lectures were “incredible”.

Dr Bock has co-written Truth Matters, a defense of Christian truth against growing attacks from popular secular scholars. It is timely, essential reading for students and all who struggle to reason through their faith. Read our full book review of this important book and view a short video introduction.

To celebrate Dr Bock’s visit to South Africa, we are offering Truth Matters at a special price. Offer valid while stocks last.

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Janet Greener’s Midlife Crisis

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For nigh on ten years, Janet Greener has been the marketing drive of CBD. She built solid relationships with churches, launched stores nationwide, and got to know the Christian book industry inside out.

“I didn’t have a clue about books when I first joined,” she says. “I thought the perfect Christian book was anything at CUM.”

We’re having our final catch-up before she walks out. I ask what she’ll miss most.

“Oh, shucks… bringing out some great speakers to South Africa, people like John Blanchard, Brian Edwards, Joel Beeke, Christopher Ash, Paul Tripp… getting involved with some dynamic pastors at grass roots level… there’s so much!”

And why is she leaving?

“I told my husband I think I’m having a mid-life crisis. He looked at me and said, ‘You’re definitely having one’. Ag, I feel after ten years that I’ve given it my best shot. Now it’s your turn!”

I’ve just spent two weeks flying around the country with her, meeting and greeting our clients and staff. Her energy and experience has awed me. She can hold a face-to-face conversation, whatsapp and deal with cancelled flight emergencies all at the same time. She’s a tour de force. We hug and she’s off to whatever’s next.

“Give me a call anytime you need advice,” she says as she leaves.

For sure, I think to myself. I’ll be doing plenty of that.

Grant Griffiths has stepped into Janet Greener's shoes. Pop in anytime for a coffee and chat with him at our head office in Claremont, or drop him a mail at grant@christianbooks.co.za with regard to anything marketing or sales. 

View our current SPECIALS on a full range of books, Bible studies, children’s books and pastoral resources.
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Specials, Freebies & Farewell to Michael Eaton

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FREE LEADER’S GUIDE – When you buy 5 or more of any workbooks (vols 1 – 4)

The Disciples Path series was created by disciple-makers for disciple-makers. Lifeway recruited 14 disciple-making church leaders to think through how to instill the doctrines, biblical understandings, principles, and practices of discipleship with the end of making disciples who would make disciples. This group of leaders included senior pastors, education ministers, small group pastors, collegiate ministers, and discipleship pastors from various ministry areas and traditions.  Read more…

Get this excellent, one-year intentional discipleship program at the low price of R50 per Workbook (13 lessons per vol).  ORDER NOW and get your Leader’s Guide FREE!   

Three Books Worth Having on Your Shelf…

Wjy Jesus died

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Through the Bible

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Great Colouring Bible for Kids!

My Own Keepsake Bible

My Own Keepsake Bible is a Bible storybook kids will love! Not only will they be able to read a great collection of Bible stories, but they will also be able to colour to their heart’s content. The cover and page edges have been uniquely  designed for kids to colour and personalize.

  • 172 stories from Old & New Testaments
  • 95 illustrations to colour, with caption and verse
  • a key verse with every story
  • the cover and page edges can be coloured and personalized for a unique keepsake treasure
  • printed on quality paper
  • a great gift idea

 

RETAIL PRICE: R175    SPECIAL PRICE: R150   BUY NOW


The Africa Study Bible Has Arrived!

Africa Study Bible (HC)

Hundreds of millions of Africans know and love Christ. However, most discipleship and biblical resources come from a Western perspective—a culture far removed from the reality of life in Africa. In order to help meet this urgent need, the Africa Study Bible was created. Read more...

RETAIL PRICE: R450

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Until We Meet Again, Michael Eaton…

A month ago, Michael Eaton went home after decades of equipping the world’s Christians. Christian Books Discounters was privileged to be associated with this humble servant of God. Not only have we promoted his books,download but we handled his book tables during his visits to South Africa. If you’re not familiar with him, read Dr R.T. Kendall’s tribute to his life-long friend whom he called “the most learned theologian I have met.”           Michael’s great gift was to be be able to make biblical truth highly accessible and readable to people of different backgrounds. His commentaries are valuable aids for mature Bible students, but are wonderful tools, too, for younger Christians wanting to dig deeper into God’s Word. We encourage you to look at some of his writings available from our website and stores.


NOTE: Promotional Prices are valid until 31 July or as long as stock lasts.

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Our Favourite Picks This Week

This week's favourites

A small selection of our great products at great prices. Check out many more new arrivals or further specials available now!
Good Book, The (HC)

CBD PRICE:  R195
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Good Book for Kids, The

CBD PRICE: R150.00
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Jim Elliot (Heroes of the Faith)

CBD PRICE R55
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Living on the Rock (CD)LIVING ON THE ROCK brings together Colin Buchanan and Karen Pang for the first time, singing a crazy collection of songs speaking about the walk of following Jesus, of trust and belief and obedience, of comfort and wisdom, of facing temptation and seeing the richness of righteousness, the deceit of sin and the wonders of knowing and being known by God. A must for kids! 

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solving-marriage-problems

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The Gospel to the Nations

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Gospel DNA

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Quality Books on Special Offer!

These great books are still available through June at discounted prices. 

Luther and His KatieFew of us have heard of Catherine von Bora. And yet, as the beloved wife of Martin Luther, she can very justifiably be seen as one of the most influential figures in the Reformation. She made her home a haven of rest for the storm tossed man that was her husband. Luther once said, ‘Next to God’s Word, the world has no more precious treasure than holy matrimony. God’s best gift is a pious, cheerful, God-fearing wife, with whom you may live peacefully, to whom you may entrust your goods, your body, and your life.’

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Glory of Heaven, TheIf you’re going to call it “home” for eternity, don’t you want to know what it’s like? Quite simply, we need to know more about what lies ahead for the sake of what lies in front of us today.  Pastor John MacArthur takes us through the pages of Scripture, exploring the wonders of heaven and the truth about angels and eternal life while addressing current debates and issues.

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Sermons of George Whitefield, The (2vol)George Whitefield was an astounding preacher. Though slender of build, he stormed into the pulpit as if he were a giant. It was said that “his voice startled England like a trumpet blast.”  His messages were gospel-focused, simple and clear, bold, descriptive, earnest, and filled with pathos and emotion. Some calculate that he preached more than 18,000 sermons. Two volume set.

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Son of God and the New Creation, The1The theme of divine sonship stretches across the pages of the Bible: from Adam in the garden of Eden, through the nation of Israel and King David, and ultimately to Jesus Christ in the New Jerusalem – the Son of God par excellence.  In this volume, renowned biblical scholar Graeme Goldsworthy shows what Christ’s fulfillment of the divine sonship motif means for all who are sons and daughters of God.

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1 & 2 Peter & Jude (Preaching the Word)In this exposition of 1 & 2 Peter and Jude, pastor David R. Helm explores these letters in depth, reminding us that present suffering precedes future glories for all who are in Christ. Pointing us to the only steadfast foundation for our faith, this meditative volume reminds us to look to God’s grace for the strength we need to contend for the faith and finish well in light of Christ’s return.

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Genesis Factor, TheHere is a book for all who have a healthy uncertainty about life’s big questions – Where did I come from? Is there a God? Does this God care about me?  The authors believe that the answers are found where Christianity began – with the introduction of God and His work in the book of Genesis.  Using the Socratic method, they challenge readers to wrestle with Scripture itself rather than with systematic questions. This candid conversation with Genesis is an ideal apologetic for today’s postmodern culture.

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Father’s Day Special: The Man in the Mirror

Man in the MirrorThe Man in the Mirror: Solving the 24 problems Men Face has helped hundred of thousands of fathers and husbands understand the person who stares back at them in the mirror each morning. This powerful book invites men to take a probing look at their identities, relationships, finances, time, temperament, and integrity, and then directs them to take the first step toward lasting change. Featuring focus questions in each chapter, The Man in the Mirror is perfect for personal and small group use.

“Few books are ever considered ‘classics.’ This one qualifies.”  Robert Wolgemuth

We are making this classic available on SPECIAL from our online store or Cape Town branch for this week only 13th – 17th June.

NORMAL PRICE: R110     THIS WEEK: R99      BUY NOW

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ESV BIBLE PROMOTION

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We have just received a shipment of ESV Bibles and are offering them at crazy prices for a limited time only.

 ESV Children’s Bible Purple (HC)

ESV Children’s Study Bible
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ESV Children’s Study Bible
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ESV Personal Reference
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 ESV Daily Devotional New Testament (PB)

ESV Daily Devotional
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ESV Daily Devotional
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ESV Thinline Bible (HC)

ESV Thinline Bible
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ESV Holy Bible Value Edition
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Why care about the Reformation today?

It has been five hundred years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg, Germany. Luther’s theses called for the reform of the church and served as the catalyst for the Protestant Reformation. Its impact is still felt today.  Today we learn about some of the Reformation Heroes.
Reformation-Heroes 2The Reformation did not happen instantaneously; it was something God patiently arranged over a number of years.

As you read this book, you will learn how the Lord used some people to plant the seeds of church reform long before October 31, 1517, when Martin Luther published his ninety-five theses. Luther’s story is well-known; we trust you will find it interesting and instructive to read about him and about forty others (John Knox, Peter Martyr Vermigli, Zacharias Ursinus, Willem Teellinck, etc.) who contributed to the Reformation – some well known and others not so – most of whom are Reformation heroes.

To provide a more full picture of the many sided Reformation, chapters are also included on the Anabaptist and Counter Reformation movements. The illustrated overview for older Children and Teens concludes with a brief summary of the influence of the Reformation in different areas of life.

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These Truths Alone (Good Book Guide)500 years ago the Reformation transformed Europe by the rediscovery of five key Bible truths. Summarized as the Five Solas, they set the church on a renewed path of faithfulness.

Many Christians today are once more ignorant of the Five Solas. This Good Book Guide helps us rediscover these essential Reformation teachings and connect them to our faith today.

CBD PRICE:  R60.00

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Celebrating our Mothers

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Rhinestone JesusThis book is the spiritual adventure story of one woman who went from living a safe, “good-girl” faith that didn’t cost much , to realizing that God was daring her to say yes to a deeper and more authentic way.  This book throws the doors wide open for any woman who has ever thought of herself as “just a mom”. Are you settling for a shiny ornamental faith?  Get ready for one that’s messy, bold and courageous.  Say yes to God right where you are – and stand amazed at how your life will shine.

CBD PRICE: R290.00

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Adult Colouring Books: R80 each or R150 for any two
Missional MotherhoodDespite the routine tasks and mundane to-do lists, motherhood is anything but insignificant. God has designed motherhood as part of his greater plan to draw people to himself.  This book searches the Scriptures for the mission of God in motherhood. She opens our eyes to God’s life-giving promises intended to empower every woman as she makes disciples in her home, in her neighborhood, and around the world.

CBD PRICE: R370.35

Come With MeWhere you are going is not as important as who you go with.  Suzie Eller shows how your faith is just that. How when you take a step away from the uncertainty, the to-do list, the busy life, the worries and excuses, you take a step toward the One who promises to delight and surprise. Who brings you deeper than you ever thought possible.

CBD PRICE: R205.00

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Ever-After-PB

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Woman After God’s Own Heart, A

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Power of a Praying Mom, The (3 in 1)

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Managing your Money

Fear, desire and guilt.  Those are often the feelings Christians have about money.  Jesus offers us a better way – a way of being content rather than coveting, generous rather than grasping and peaceful rather than anxious.  Here are some books to help you as you consider this thought.
MONEY COUNTS

Do you have little money, lots of money or something in between? Full of common-sense advice on spending, saving and giving, this book views life and giving in the light of God’s generous grace and his promise of eternal glory.

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CBD PRICE: R115.00

 

family money matters

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FAMILY MONEY MATTERS

How we manage our family finances is an important issue.  As Christians our lives should demonstrate different values from those of the world around us. How should we plan financially for the future? Should we ever get into debt? This thoroughly practical book addresses these matters.

CHRISTIANS IN AN AGE OF WEALTH

This book addresses the tough questions about the place and purpose of wealth and material possessions in a Christian’s life.  Blomberg suggests that the sharing of goods and possessions is the key safeguard against both greed and covertness and expands of the concept of giving generously, even sacrificially to those in more need.

 Christians in an Age of Wealth

CBD PRICE: R275.00

Treasure Principle, The (Incl Journal)

CBD PRICE: R165.00

THE TREASURE PRINCIPLE

95% of Christians have never come to terms with a biblical perspective on their material possessions. God has entrusted His wealth to us and called upon us to manage and invest His money.  When Jesus told His followers to “lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven,” they discovered an astounding secret: how joyful giving brings God maximum glory and his children maximum pleasure.  This book introduces us to a revolution in material freedom and radical generosity.

HEALTH, WEALTH & HAPPINESS

46% of self-identifying Christians believe that God will make them rich if they have enough faith.  Radio & TV proclaim this type of gospel daily – the gospel of prosperity.  It teaches that God wants to fulfill our every desire for health, wealth and happiness and all it takes is sufficient faith.  Is this the gospel?  Or is it just a feel good, self-centered appeal to our materialistic impulses that omits the message of Jesus and the cross?

 Health-Wealth-Happiness

CBD PRICE: R300.00

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Echoes of the Reformation

 It has been five hundred years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg, Germany. Luther’s theses called for the reform of the church and served as the catalyst for the Protestant Reformation. Its impact is still felt today.  Today we learn about 5 truths that shaped the Christian Life.

echoes of reformationHow is the Reformation still relevant today? As political pressure mounts, morality drifts with today’s culture, and evangelicalism becomes more and more refined in a post-Christian world, it’s even more important to hold the convictions of the great Reformation closer than ever. In short, the solas point us to vibrant Christian community as well as personal identity in Christ.

This Bible study examines the five core truths that came from the Reformation, now referred to as the solas. Group members will explore these essential convictions of the faith and emerge more immersed in the gospel of Jesus Christ. The solas include:

  • Sola Scriptura (by Scripture alone)
  • Sola gratia (by grace alone)
  • Sola fide (through faith alone)
  • Solus Christus (through Christ alone)
  • Soli Deo gloria (glory to God alone)

As you’ll see in this study, the solas are more than cold Latin terms that academics throw around in church-history books. The five solas, like the Reformation itself, are intensely practical. They were the DNA of the Reformation and are still the DNA of the church today. They are grounded in a real-life, everyday following of Jesus. They’re the most important, basic scriptural truths you can ever believe.  We stand on the shoulders of Christians in the past, and knowing where we came from will help us keep moving forward with passion and biblical clarity.

Echoes of the Reformation Leader Kit contains a Bible Study Book,  1 DVD with a promotional video and another DVD with six 15- to 20-minute video sessions featuring authors Kevin DeYoung, Al Mohler, and Trevin Wax. These panel discussions introduce the topic, overview historical significance, explore the theological meanings of the solas, and include illustrations for applying these key transformative truths.

BIBLE STUDY KIT:  R910.00                     STUDY BOOKS: Available Soon

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Communion Supplies

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Communion Cups

These disposable plastic communion cups are recyclable ,and are designed to fit standard cup trays.  They come in quantities of 100, 500 or 1000 cups. (Juice not included).

PRICE: From R70 – R300

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Pre-Filled Fellowship Cup

The Fellowship Cup is a uniquely designed cup that offers a bread wafer and a serving of grape juice.  These cups require no refrigeration and come with a 12 month freshness guarantee.  Available in boxes of 6, 100, 250 and 500 cups.

Price for 500 cups: R1525.00

Communion Filler Bottle

This bottle has a screw top & non-drip spout.  The bottle’s capacity is 450mls, which holds enough juice to fill 70-75 communion cups.

Price: R180.00

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Communion Serving Tray

This elegant serving tray is crafted in durable stainless steel, and designed to hold 40 plastic or glass communion cups.

Price: R860.00

Communion bread and wafers are also available for backorder.

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