Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Contents of newly available Arabic CD

Arabic Bible Outreach Ministry has produced a CD in Arabic with remarkable contents. This is how they describe it: “Pastor Bassam Madany is one of the pioneers in the Christian radio ministry to the Arab world (1958 to 1994). He and his wife, Shirley, served the Lord faithfully through this ministry for 36 years, reaching many with the gospel. His zeal and experience with this unique mission field are invaluable. Our CD contains 125 of his sermons in audio, and 12 Bible commentaries (all by Pastor Madany), as well as the entire Arabic Bible in PDF, several inspirational hymns, and a selection of video clips on the Person of Christ.”

The twelve books in Arabic, to be found on this CD, are as follows:

MESSAGES FROM PRISON A study in the book of Ephesians

ROMANS An in-depth exposition of Paul’s epistle to the Romans

THE BIBLICAL DOCTRINE OF THE ATONEMENT—a study of Old and New Testament teachings on the Atonement, with emphasis on the fulfillment of Old Testament prophesies in the person and work of Jesus Christ.

FAMILY WORSHIP—a devotional for the whole year with one subject studied each month. An appendix to this book includes the texts of the Ten Commandments, the Lord’s Prayer, Psalm 51, and the Nicene Creed.

SERMONS – A selection of sermons drawn from daily broadcasts.

REFLECTIONS IN CONTEMPORARY LIFE, PART I. This was a four volume set popular in university circles, both in the Arab World and in Europe. Muslims were concerned about Marxism, Existentialism, and Western Secularism, but found themselves unable to cope with these modern idolatries. This kind of study not only analyzes such topics but also gives a thoroughly Biblical answer.

TEACHINGS OF THE HOLY BIBLE—a book dealing with the fundamental teachings of Holy Scripture, as they relate to Christ and the believer’s walk with Him. Thoroughly Arabized in style, the major themes of the Bible are dealt with and supported by entire passages of Scripture which show their relevance to the life of 21st century man.

HEBREWS A commentary focusing on the themes in the Epistle to the Hebrews.

MESSAGES ON JOB A study in the Book of Job .

CHURCH HISTORY—A series of lessons in the history of the church during its early years.

THE OBEDIENCE OF FAITH—Features 13 messages dealing with the teachings of the Gospel according to Luke

GALATIANS –Freedom in Christ. The subject of freedom is universal. While most countries have achieved political freedom, every person still faces the basic question—how can I be truly free, not only from outside oppression but also from my own fears and perplexities? The gospel’s answer is clearly found in Paul’s letter to the Galatians. One is truly free when he believes in Christ.

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Saturday, January 07, 2006

Available Resources

When we started “Middle East Resources” as a retirement ministry in 1994, we considered the contents of our website www.levant.info to be our major contribution and “resource”. The Bible and Islam by Rev. Bassam M. Madany is available on that website and print copies are still in demand after more than 20 years and numerous reprintings. ($7.50) It is excellent as a study guide for church groups.

We have two new items we would like to promote:

Muslims Meeting Christ, by Shirley W. Madany. Published in July 2005 ($10.00)
It is a joyful book based on some of the responses to our daily Arabic broadcast, Saatu'l Islah. Comments from an elderly Christian scholar and friend were an encouragement: "I read your book with tears in my eyes. Thank you for writing it." You will thrill to the testimonies of young and old, from Morocco to Iraq, as they tell of their love for Jesus.


A CD produced by Arabic Bible Outreach Ministry, contains 12 of Rev. Madany's Arabic books published during his radio ministry. The CD also contains a quantity of actual Saatu’l Islah broadcasts (audio), the entire Arabic Bible in PDF, a section of Arabic Hymns and Video Clips of relevant Christian topics. Our colleague at www.arabicbible.com/ said this about the marketing: “This CD is an appreciation of your labor of love - do with it as you see fit. It is for wide distribution and it is free of charge. The Lord will take care of our finances - the goal is to press on and get these materials into the hands of Arabic-speaking people.”

We can hardly believe this continuation of our radio ministry and its potential! We are delighted to see the beautiful format of the books which have been keyed in, rather than being scanned. The technicians have done a marvelous job. The broadcasts are as clear as if they were recorded yesterday.

All praise be to God for the vision and tremendous amount of work which went into this attractive production.

Please write to mer@levant.info if you want to order any of these three items.