At the moment’s Kindle offers embrace some good picks from Crossway–amongst them, titles by Kevin DeYoung and D.A. Carson.
(Yesterday on the weblog: How We Worshipped One Day in April)
Neil Shenvi has what I contemplate a extremely useful sequence of articles on Christianity and important principle. Whereas he’s against it, he tries to actually take heed to those that maintain to it. The little sequence is effectively price studying (or watching).
Joel Beeke and Paul Smalley clarify a few of their issues with evangelical prophecy. “Christ is real to the believer, and his Spirit is our indwelling divine companion. However, we also must not fall into experientialism, ascribing divine authority over our faith and obedience to spiritual experiences. The belief that God continues to grant special revelation through personal experience fosters unhealthy experientialism.”
Be in prayer for Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan Christians. “The joy of Easter quickly turned into terror and grief for Christians in Sri Lanka this morning, where bombers conducted coordinated attacks on at least three churches and three high-end hotels, killing more than 200 people.”
It’s wonderful how a lot costs for roughly the identical factor can fluctuate from place to put.
This goes effectively with what I wrote final week concerning the many algorithms that govern our use of social media. “A degree of skepticism might be the best way to avoid ceding control over our identities. Ultimately, we need to remind ourselves that the platforms analyzing our online behavior are only interested in aspects of ourselves that they can monetize. We should treat their depictions of us with the same wariness and suspicion we’d offer any human salesperson aiming to manipulate us.”
Stephen Kneale displays on the instances we expertise the Lord’s blessings and what significance there’s within the timing of it.
I loved this mini biography of the beginnings of J.C. Ryle’s public ministry.
“The talk” is a time to assist your youngsters marvel at God’s good design and to see the proof of his handiwork behind it. Your job isn’t just to convey the required information, however to convey the suitable surprise. Your job is to say, “Look what God has done! Look what God has made!”
Nice grace and small items are higher than nice items and no grace. —John Bunyan