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When the Very Best of Things Work Together for Evil - Tim Challies

When the Very Better of Issues Work Collectively for Evil – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Tlisted here are few guarantees within the Bible sweeter than this: We all know that for individuals who love God all issues work collectively for good, for individuals who are referred to as in keeping with his objective (Romans 8:28). This can be a promise of nice blessing, however it's not a promise that... Read more

A La Carte (May 5) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (Might 5) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] RHB and different publishers have come by means of with a couple of good Kindle offers, so the avid collectors need to take a peek. (Yesterday on the weblog: COVID-19, Pandemics, and Ventilators: Chatting with a Physician on the Entrance Strains) 7 (attainable) Church traits rising from COVID-19 Murray Campbell: “As we approach two months... Read more

Study Galatians with Me (and Dr. Tom Schreiner!) - Tim Challies

Examine Galatians with Me (and Dr. Tom Schreiner!) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] I am inviting you to check the guide of Galatians with me and, extra impressively, with New Testomony scholar Tom Schreiner. Whereas I shall be facilitating the course, Dr. Schreiner shall be educating it and fascinating with these of us who research it. In case you aren't conversant in the identify, Dr. Schreiner is... Read more

COVID-19, Pandemics, and Ventilators: Chatting with a Doctor on the Front Lines - Tim Challies

COVID-19, Pandemics, and Ventilators: Chatting with a Physician on the Entrance Traces – Tim Challies

[ad_1] We are actually many weeks into a global lockdown brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. This case has launched us to an entire new vocabulary and given us an entire new stage of respect for frontline employees. A buddy of mine, Ewan Goligher, is a health care provider and scientist who has devoted his... Read more

A La Carte (May 4) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (Could 4) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] There are a minimum of a number of Kindle offers to take a look at. And, in case you missed it over the weekend, Logos customers will in all probability need to obtain this month’s free guide, a commentary on Isaiah. Maybe additionally try their month-to-month sale. When Ought to Church buildings Reject Governmental Tips... Read more

What a Morning That Will Be! - Tim Challies

What a Morning That Will Be! – Tim Challies

[ad_1] This morning dawned vibrant and clear and delightful. However regardless of how great the day, we all know that the best glories of this world pale compared to the least glories within the subsequent. In that vein, please learn and luxuriate in this excellent prayer by Robert Hawker (as present in Piercing Heaven: Prayers... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (May 2) - Tim Challies

Weekend A La Carte (Might 2) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] First off, my thanks goes to The Elisha Basis for sponsoring the weblog this week. You'll want to take a look at their new and free video-based coaching for people and church buildings. In the present day’s Kindle offers embody some glorious classics. In the meantime, Logos customers will in all probability wish to obtain... Read more

A La Carte (May 1) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (Could 1) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] I do know some individuals are rising weary of studying in regards to the coronavirus and its widespread results. I additionally know a very good variety of articles I hyperlink to each day are on that very subject. That’s as a result of it's what everyone seems to be writing about today. Do know... Read more

Finding the Right Hills to Die On - Tim Challies

Discovering the Proper Hills to Die On – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Sometimes a books title is intelligent, or poetic, or intentionally opaque. Typically, although, the title simply lays it proper out within the open. That is the case with Gavin Ortlunds Discovering the Proper Hills to Die On. The subtitle clarifies even additional: The Case for Theological Triage. This can be a e-book, then, about... Read more

Thankful for Gods Good Gift of Government - Tim Challies

Grateful for Gods Good Present of Authorities – Tim Challies

[ad_1] I was requested the opposite day what I used to be grateful for within the midst of a pandemic. My reply stunned even me. Im grateful for presidency. It was stunning, however true. Whilst I sit at house throughout a protracted, compelled lockdown, at the same time as I wonder if anybody actually has... Read more

A La Carte (April 28) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 28) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] At present’s Kindle offers embrace a few new books, plus some that have been on the listing final week however have since dropped in worth. (Yesterday on the weblog: The Proper Response to the Outdated Testomony Regulation) Greater Training and the COVID-19 Disaster Al Mohler has penned an extended article in regards to the... Read more

8 Ways Temptation Actually Works for Our Good - Tim Challies

eight Methods Temptation Really Works for Our Good – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Temptation is a common expertise. If Jesus himself didn't escape it, we might be sure that we are going to not both. It may be troublesome to see any good in temptation, but we all know that God has promised to work all issues for our goodeven temptation. Thomas Watson addresses this in his... Read more

Are You Welcoming Image Bearers With Special Needs? - Tim Challies

Are You Welcoming Picture Bearers With Particular Wants? – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Todays submit is sponsored by The Elisha Basis, a ministry targeted on the pursuit of Christ-centered transformation within the lives of these experiencing incapacity. They invite you and your church to take free, video-based coaching on serving folks and households impacted by incapacity. On a latest Sunday morning, I forgot my glasses within the... Read more

A La Carte (April 27) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 27) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] We had been handled to a few neat music movies this weekend. CityAlight debuted a brand new track known as “Your Will Be Executed” whereas Grace Worship launched a enjoyable model of their adaptation of Psalm 73. There are, as you’d anticipate, some new Kindle offers for you to check out. The Bigamist’s Daughter... Read more

The Right Response to the Old Testament Law - Tim Challies

The Proper Response to the Previous Testomony Regulation – Tim Challies

[ad_1] The better our distance from one other tradition, the stranger that tradition appears. This can be true geographically, however we observe it mostly when the gap is chronological. The legal guidelines and customs of historical civilizations typically strike us as weird or unfair. Theres little doubt that generally they have been. But when we... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (April 25) - Tim Challies

Weekend A La Carte (April 25) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] In the present day’s Kindle offers embody some fairly good costs on a choice of classics. (I’m grateful to Parenting with Persistence for sponsoring the weblog this week! I depend on sponsors to maintain the location going, so am grateful for each.) (Yesterday on the weblog: Light and Lowly) COVID-19 Shutdowns Are Shifting Seminary... Read more

Free Stuff Fridays (The Disciple-Making Parent) - Tim Challies

Free Stuff Fridays (The Disciple-Making Mother or father) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] This weeks Free Stuff Friday is sponsored by The Disciple-Making Mother or father who additionally sponsored the weblog this week. 5 packages of parenting assets are being given away. Our best hope is that our kids and grandchildren know the Lord personally. In spite of everything, what's extra, necessary than their souls? These assets... Read more

Gentle and Lowly - Tim Challies

Mild and Lowly – Tim Challies

[ad_1] If we needed to learn a e-book about what Jesus did, we might have many choices out there to us. But when we needed to learn a e-book about who Jesus is, nicely, the choices can be far fewer. Clearly the 2 research are intently related, for what Jesus did is inexorably tied to... Read more

Parenting with Patience: How to Overcome Anger in Your Home - Tim Challies

Parenting with Persistence: Learn how to Overcome Anger in Your Residence – Tim Challies

[ad_1] This week the weblog is sponsored by The Disciple-Making Guardian and the publish is written by Chap Bettis. Chap has simply launched a video-driven Bible research entitled Parenting with Persistence and is providing the movies without spending a dime to readers of this weblog. See particulars on the backside of this text. Not once... Read more

Its Not Often in Life You Get a Do-Over (So Take the Do-Over!) - Tim Challies

Its Not Usually in Life You Get a Do-Over (So Take the Do-Over!) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Life is sort of a basement. Its like a basement in that, regardless of our greatest efforts, we simply cant hold it from getting cluttered. Each few months, Aileen and I've to go downstairs and filter out our again roomthat room the place empty bins accumulate as we determine if we'll hold or ship... Read more

A La Carte (April 21) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 21) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Sorting by a whole bunch of weblog posts yesterday to pick the few I'd suggest in A La Carte, I used to be struck by how grateful I'm for the entire Christian bloggers who faithfully write materials for you and me, often for nothing greater than the satisfaction of serving the church. At present’s... Read more

A La Carte (April 20) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 20) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] As we speak’s Kindle offers embody a number of books and bios. In case you dwell in Canada, it's your decision to try Reformed Guide Companies. They're a kind of booksellers that solely carry good books; they're providing 20% off all merchandise and free delivery after $100. Maturity Modifications Our Wishes Stephen Kneale makes... Read more

Here Is Christian Encouragement From All Over the World - Tim Challies

Right here Is Christian Encouragement From All Over the World – Tim Challies

[ad_1] On Saturday I requested should you would contemplate sending alongside some encouragement. Particularly, I requested should you would reply to this: God guarantees to work all issues for the great of those that love him and are referred to as based on his goal. This contains even, and maybe particularly, the troublesome issues. What... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (April 19) - Tim Challies

Weekend A La Carte (April 19) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] This weekend version of A La Carte is a day late attributable to scheduling components, however could present some good studying for a Sunday afternoon. At present’s Kindle offers embody an entire new collection from 9Marks in addition to numerous different titles. (Yesterday on the weblog: Please Encourage Me (And Lets Learn An Encouraging... Read more

Please Encourage Me (And Lets Read An Encouraging Book Together) - Tim Challies

Please Encourage Me (And Lets Learn An Encouraging E-book Collectively) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] There are two issues Id like to speak on this transient weblog publish. The primary is a request and the second is an invite. First, the request: Encourage me. Id find it irresistible if youd think about submitting the reply to a query and Ailing then spherical up a few of the solutions and... Read more

Free Stuff Fridays (Truth78) - Tim Challies

Free Stuff Fridays (Reality78) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] This week the weblog is sponsored byReality78who invitations you to obtain their new free guide Zealous: 7 Commitments for the Discipleship of the Subsequent Generations. At no different time in latest historical past have we confronted weeks on finish of canceled Sunday College lessons or numerous hours of household time. Together with these dramatic... Read more

A Prayer Guide for Pastors - Tim Challies

A Prayer Information for Pastors – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Christian leaders will not be known as to their positions due to uncommon talent, uncooked expertise, or overwhelming need. They aren't certified by charismatic persona, the power to attract a crowd, or expert rhetoric. Quite, Christian leaders are known as and certified by godly character. In passages like 1 Timothy 3:2-7, Titus 1:6-9, and... Read more

A La Carte (April 15) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 15) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] There’s a neat little collection of Kindle offers to work via. On the printed ebook entrance, Westminster Books has particular pricing on some books by the late James Montgomery Boice. A Extended Sabbath in a Tradition of Productiveness This text spoke to me. “At the end of this, we should have something to show:... Read more

A La Carte (April 14) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 14) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] We have now been instructed to count on that our province’s state of emergency will likely be renewed for an additional 28 days. That mentioned, it’s thrilling to see issues start to open up slightly in Italy and different nations, so right here’s hoping we aren’t too far behind! As we speak’s Kindle offers... Read more

What Children Need Most in a Pandemic, and Always - Tim Challies

What Kids Want Most in a Pandemic, and At all times – Tim Challies

[ad_1] This week the weblog is sponsored by Fact78 and the put up is written by David Michael. Nice Information: Jelly Stomach reserves are robust and ought to be out there to produce international demand by means of the pandemic and past! Not that there could be a run on them, however for at the... Read more

A La Carte (April 13) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 13) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] There's a good-sized checklist of Kindle offers to look by way of right now. And with that out of the way in which, we are going to get proper on to the hyperlinks… The Artwork of Remembering How Good You Actually Have It “In these days, I miss the sense of security I had... Read more

I Miss the Ordinary the Most - Tim Challies

I Miss the Strange the Most – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Recent conversations with different Christians have proven that Im not alone in carrying an uncommon degree of stress, concern, and nervousness. These are unsure days and many people are struggling via them in numerous methods. Some are feeling this battle as a heavy emotional weight, some are feeling it as despondency or listlessness, some... Read more

A Pastoral Prayer for Easter in Lockdown - Tim Challies

A Pastoral Prayer for Easter in Lockdown – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Infrequently, most likely each month or so, I prefer to share an instance of a pastoral prayer that was prayed at Grace Fellowship Church. The pastoral prayer is a time for one of many pastors or elders to hope on behalf of the congregation and to intercede on their behalf. This specific prayer was... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (April 11) - Tim Challies

Weekend A La Carte (April 11) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] I belief you loved an uncommon however nonetheless particular Good Friday and are trying ahead to Easter tomorrow! It is probably not the Easter we had deliberate and hoped for, however it may be joyful nonetheless… Right now’s Kindle offers embrace a few newer ones and some classics. Logos customers (or wannabe customers), keep... Read more

EPIC Easter Post

Historic Objects that Assist Inform the Story of Easter – Tim Challies

[ad_1] As Easter weekend begins and this time of being housebound continues, I discover myself considering past the confines of my dwelling. I discover myself considering wistfully of a few of the locations world wide Ive had the privilege to go to, and a few of the Easter-related objects Ive discovered there. Listed here are... Read more

A La Carte (April 10) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 10) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] If we weren't in a time of pandemic, I’d be heading south right now to spend Easter weekend with my household! The considered it makes me marvel how for much longer it is going to be earlier than something like regular journey resumes. At this time’s Kindle offers are quite various, crossing plenty of... Read more

A La Carte (April 9) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 9) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] There isn’t a lot to let you know about Kindle offers or different gross sales in the present day, so we'll simply transfer on to the hyperlinks (although, to be truthful, there are a few actually good youngsters’ books on the Kindle listing). (Yesterday on the weblog: Why Our Church Is Solely Kind Of... Read more

Why Our Church Is Only Sort Of Streaming Our Services - Tim Challies

Why Our Church Is Solely Kind Of Streaming Our Providers – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Like so many different church buildings the world over, mine needed to make a sudden and surprising determination within the face of a pending lockdown: Will we broadcast our providers or will we not? Below regular circumstances we might by no means even entertain the notion, however with a looming interval of isolation that... Read more

A La Carte (April 8) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 8) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] John Piper has launched a brand new guide titled Coronavirus and Christ which is free to obtain in varied codecs. At present’s Kindle offers embody numerous good materials, together with John Murray’s must-read Redemption Completed and Utilized. Westminster is that includes my Epic this week! And in contrast to Amazon, they're delivery straight away.... Read more

A La Carte (April 7) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 7) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] We've had an incredible run with Kindle offers these days, but it surely got here to a screeching halt immediately. We'll strive once more quickly. Within the meantime, for the dedicated readers, try immediately’s New and Notable Books. (Yesterday on the weblog: Has There Ever Been a Higher Time To Begin a Weblog?) When... Read more

New and Notable Christian Books for April 2020 - Tim Challies

New and Notable Christian Books for April 2020 – Tim Challies

[ad_1] I am within the lucky place of receiving limitless numbers of Christian books. Each month or so I attempt to kind by means of them to determine the brand new books that appear most noteworthy and, due to this fact, could also be of most curiosity to readers such as you. Right here is... Read more

Is the Bible Enough? Why You Need to Know the Creeds, Too. - Tim Challies

Is the Bible Sufficient? Why You Have to Know the Creeds, Too. – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Todays put up is excerpted from Justin S. Holcombs Know the Creeds and Councils and is sponsored by MasterLectures. Todays Christianity is immediately affected by what earlier Christians selected to do and to consider. Clearly, Christianity didn't start once we had been born. Nor did our era invent Christian thought. We dwell two thousand... Read more

Christ Our Hope In Life and Death - Tim Challies

Christ Our Hope In Life and Demise – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Hymn Sunday is a collaboration with my mates at Getty Music. I’m happy to have the ability to give you a free music together with the lyrics and sheet music. This music appears notably well-suited to our occasions What's your solely consolation in life and in loss of life? For hundreds of years, believers... Read more

A La Carte (April 6) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 6) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Right now’s Kindle offers embrace an Easter-related assortment from Crossway. (Yesterday on the weblog: Christ Our Hope In Life and Demise) No Social Distance in Heaven “It’s incredible how quickly we as individuals and as a society adapt to new social norms, or disparage those who don’t adapt quickly enough. It makes me wonder... Read more

Has There Ever Been a Better Time To Start a Blog? - Tim Challies

Has There Ever Been a Higher Time To Begin a Weblog? – Tim Challies

[ad_1] I have been at this running a blog factor for a very long time and over time Ive taken many alternatives to encourage others to attempt their hand at it. I imagine within the worth of blogs and imagine there's a future for them. Its doable that I lack the suitable self-awareness, however Im... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (April 4) - Tim Challies

Weekend A La Carte (April 4) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Some have requested how the e book launch went this week. To be trustworthy, I don’t actually know, although I feel it went nicely sufficient. What I do know is that in the event you bought it, learn or watched it, loved it, and really feel as much as it, critiques on Amazon all... Read more

A Family Update - Tim Challies

A Household Replace – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Like the good majority of different households on earth, mine is studying to regulate to sudden new realities. It has now been three weeks since we had been instructed to distance ourselves from others as a lot as attainable, and we've executed our greatest to conform. Heres a little bit replace from our neck... Read more

A La Carte (April 3) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 3) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] I'm in all probability not the one one succumbing to necessity and starting to look YouTube for “how to cut your own hair.” The federal government has warned it could possibly be a very long time earlier than non-essential companies like barbers are allowed to open once more… At present’s Kindle offers embrace some... Read more

Watch a Free Episode of "Epic" - Tim Challies

Watch a Free Episode of “Epic” – Tim Challies

[ad_1] This week marks the discharge of Epic: An Round-the-World Journey by Christian Historical past, my new e-book and documentary challenge. Many have questioned how the 2 merchandise relate to 1 one other. Basically, they're complementary, so when you can take pleasure in both one by itself, they go very properly collectively. The e-book focuses... Read more

A La Carte (April 2) - Tim Challies

A La Carte (April 2) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] We have now had some nice days for Kindle offers these days, and the pattern continues right this moment. In the meantime, if you happen to choose print, Westminster Books is providing reductions on objects associated to the Psalms. (Yesterday on the weblog: 10 Church Members God Particularly Calls Me To Love) Till We Meet... Read more