A La Carte (April 27) – Tim Challies

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

It is a lengthy and unhappy however fascinating autobiographical article that grapples with the implications of fatherlessness. It begins like this: “In 1964, when my mother was pregnant with my younger brother, she found out that her husband, my father, had married another woman and that woman was pregnant as well. My father’s new wife had left her family and three small children, and then she and my father had created a subset family, making us a complicated algebraic formula, resistant to logic.”

Character Assessments & the Christian

Redeeming Productiveness has a three-part collection on character exams. “First, I would like to evaluate the nature of these tests. This includes their history (where did they come from?) and their purpose (why were they created?). Then I would like to assess the application of these tests. I will look at one of our primary goals as believers and how helpful these tools are in accomplishing that goal. Finally, I will attempt to address any other miscellaneous motives we may have for using these assessments in light of our ultimate authority: Scripture.”

On Phrases, That means, Inspiration, and Translation

Should you learn Dane Ortlund’s prolonged reply to an article by Invoice Mounce, it’s going to provide help to higher perceive a number of points associated to translating the Bible.

Studying to Bear Loss

Andrew Bunt appears to be like at some fascinating feedback from theologian Scott Swain. “Is your coronary heart extra like a cup or a set of stability scales? Based on this good Twitter thread by Scott Swain, it’s extra just like the scales, and that truth has some essential implications.”

Why Do So Many Information Anchors Sound Alike?

Certainly you’ve questioned why all information anchors sound so related. This text explains. “Irrespective of which channel you tune into or what native broadcast you obtain, information anchors share one frequent trait past skilled apparel and ideal hair. They have an inclination to sound precisely the identical, from their cadence to enunciation to a totally curious lack of a regional accent. How does that occur?”

Jesus Loves Me, This I Know

Generally probably the most tough occasions require the only truths.

What an Synthetic Intelligence Lyric Generator Teaches Us about Picture Bearing

John Dyer created an AI-driven lyric generator for worship songs, then studied what it teaches about bearing God’s picture. Additionally, whereas the expertise continues to be a good distance off, it appears to me we might see a day when AI created a superb track and we’d need to determine whether or not or to not sing it. Would you need to sing a track that had no mind and no coronary heart behind it?

Flashback: The Downside with Falling in Love

The issue with this notion of falling in love is that it permits us to additionally fall out of affection. If love is one thing that simply occurs to us it’s also one thing that may simply un-happen to us.

If Christ isn’t ashamed to indwell them I cannot be gradual to embrace them. —Sinclair Ferguson

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