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  • Format: Folded Tract For Believers
  • Paper: Gloss Text
  • Size: 3.5" x 5.5"
  • Pages: 4
  • Version: KJV

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The full text of this tract for believers is shown below in the KJV version.

Many Christians have a longing desire to serve the Lord, yet they feel that they do not possess the necessary requirements. So I desire to point out two questions from the Scriptures which illustrate the believer's marvelous resources, and his responsibilities to God in this difficult day in which we live.

Empowered by the Holy Spirit

"What hast thou in the house?" This is the interesting question asked by the man of God in 2 Kings 4:2. This Scripture brings before us a poor widow left with two sons, many debts, and nothing wherewith to pay. All she could answer was: "Thine handmaid hath not any thing in the house, save a pot of oil."

This widow is a picture of many believers, young and old. Oil in the Scriptures is a type of the Holy Spirit, and every believer is possessed and indwelt by Him (1 Corinthians 6:19).

Most Christians know something of the truths relating to the Father and the Son, but comparatively little about the Holy Spirit, who came to earth after our Lord Jesus died, rose again, and took His place at God's right hand. The Holy Spirit came to link our hearts with Christ in glory. He came to make all the resources which are found in the risen and glorified Christ available to believers.

The Holy Spirt is the One who brought conviction of sin (John 16:8) when we were in our lowest condition. He introduced us to Christ. Thus being born again (1 Peter 1:23), He gave us a new nature (2 Peter 1:4) by which He indwells us (see 1 Corinthians 6:19). His resources became ours that day. He gives us "access unto the Father" (Ephesians 2:18). He strives with our old nature (Galatians 5:17) so that we might be conformed to the image of God's Son.

How much do we know about Him? He can be resisted and despised by the unbeliever, or grieved and quenched by the Christian. We are told in Ephesians 5:18: "Be filled with the Spirit." All believers have been baptized by the Spirit into the body of Christ (1 Corinthians 12:13). But we all need to be yielded to Him so that He will fill us. If we permit the Spirit of God to fill us with the love of Christ, we will be able, out of full hearts, to make Him known, and God will use us in the salvation of the lost and in the blessing of His people.

Listen again to the question: "What hast thou in the house?" I reply, "You have the blessed Spirit of God dwelling within your house of clay!" Will you not now yield your life to Him so He can use you to the glory of Christ?

The Power of A Life Yielded to God

Our next illustration is found in Exodus 4:2 where the Lord is speaking to Moses: "What is that in thine hand?" Moses answered, "A rod." Here God was seeking to prepare Moses for the work that awaited him. In Exodus 2:12 we find Moses running ahead of God when he killed the Egyptian. God's work cannot be carried on by mere human energy. Spiritual work must be carried on by spiritual means. Moses fled to the desert to be tested for forty years. Now the Lord tenderly seeks to encourage His servant, saying to him, "What is that in thine hand?" (Exodus 4:2). It is but a dead, hopeless stick, destined to be placed in the fire, but in verse 20 it becomes "the rod of God."

Let me apply this illustration to the life of each Christian. We were once marked out for destruction, "Is not this a brand plucked out of the fire?" (Zechariah 3:2). But through faith in Christ who died for us and rose again we have been made alive in Him. We belong to Him because we have been redeemed by His blood. But He cannot use us for service until our lives are yielded to Him. The yielded rod becomes something that God can use. "What is that in thine hand?" You have a life indwelt by God's Holy Spirit. Paul exclaimed in Romans 12:1, "I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service." When this surrender is made, you will have a new outlook, a new power, a new impulse, which will give joy and power in His blessed service.

"What has thou in thy house?" "A pot of oil." Heaven's resources are waiting to be tapped. The presence and power of the blessed Spirit of God is waiting to be used. He is waiting to use you!

"What is that in thine hand?" You have a life. The rod of Moses, when yielded to God, became an instrument of blessing to tens of thousands of people. Your life, yielded to God, can likewise be used to bring blessing to many.

Henry Varley said to D. L. Moody, "The world waits to see what God can do with a life yielded to Him." And Moody replied, "By His grace I'll be that man." How many thousands will be in glory because of that yielded life of D. L. Moody! Will you follow after his example?

—Harold M. Harper

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Many of our items can be personalized just for you. These items have a space reserved where we can add contact information for your church, ministry, or business.

How do I order imprinting?

Gospel Tracts: Most of our gospel tracts can be personalized. When reviewing the product options, you will see an option called “Add Imprinting (+$4)”. Selecting this option will reveal a form where you can enter the desired text (and optional logo). All imprints are reviewed by our staff before printing.

Calendar Cards: All of our calendar card tracts are available with imprinting. You can specify up to 4 lines of text to be custom-printed on the cards for you. Simply type your text in the form that appears when ordering these cards.

Other Items: You can also order personalized postcard tracts, and most items in our print-on-demand tract library are available with personalization. However, please note that Tract Assortments, Motion Tracts, Mini Tracts, booklets, and some Believers Tracts cannot be imprinted.

More questions about imprinting

How much does tract imprinting cost? The imprinting charge is $4 per pack for tracts. There are no setup fees or minimum or maximum quantity limits, so when you order an imprinted item, feel free to order as few or as many copies as you want.

How much does calendar card imprinting cost? The imprinting charges are already built into the pricing for personalized calendar cards. There are no additional charges or fees.

How long will it take to get my imprinted items? Tract imprints up to 3,000 copies (per title) require 2-3 business days for printing. Tract imprints of 3,000 or more copies (per title) usually require 2-3 weeks for printing. Imprinted calendar cards are usually shipped in about 1 week.

Where does my information get printed? Every tract has a reserved space on the back (approximately 1" tall x 3" wide) for imprinting. The calendar card has a reserved space on the calendar side (beside the year). Your imprint will go in this space. When ordering, take a look at the live preview shown on-screen.

How much text can my imprint include? There is room for up to 5 lines of text on Gospel Tracts (4 lines on calendar cards), with approximately 40 characters per line. Adding more text would require the text to be so small that we don't recommend it.

What if I need to include more information? Take a look at our customized invitation tracts. They allow for much more information (service times, custom photos, etc.). For the ultimate in personalization, we can even create a fully-custom tract just for you.

Can I add a logo or image? Yes, you can upload your own custom logo or image. Remember that adding an image to your imprint reduces the amount of room available for text, and you should limit your text accordingly. 

Do I have to enter my information over and over? Nope. If you are ordering multiple items with the same imprint, you can enter all of the details with the first item, and then enter “same” on Line 1 for the others. Likewise, if you have ordered imprinted tracts in the past and want to use the same information, simply enter “same as before”. All orders are carefully reviewed, and we will link everything together for you before printing.