At the moment’s Kindle offers embody a guide by Jen Pollock Michel as all as one by John Piper.
This query got here up very just lately in our household devotions: Why did Jesus, of all individuals, have to get baptized? “Baptism wasn’t just something Jesus commanded his followers to do, but an experience he also underwent. As familiar as we may be with the Gospel accounts, the fact that Jesus submitted himself to baptism may still strike us as odd.”
“Have you ever seen them? There’s a new type of Pharisee at this time. Issues like social media have paved the way in which for them. And they don’t seem to be uncommon or quiet. Here’s a partial profile of the brand new Pharisees.” I admire this profile of a brand new type of pharisee from Eric Davis.
The nineteenth century was a key one within the historical past of Christianity. Here’s a transient intro to the highlights and lowlights, courtesy of Tabletalk.
“Don Carson and Michael Kruger discuss some of the most common urban legends about the New Testament. Has the text of the New Testament been radically corrupted? Were the real Gospels suppressed?”
It appears to me this affords an incredible alternative for the church to reply loneliness with group. “Loneliness is pervasive, significantly amongst youthful individuals. We’re shifting throughout the nation, ripping ourselves away from social networks that may take years to assemble. We’re delaying marriage and children, or skipping them completely. We’re working on a regular basis, typically alone, exterior the confines of a standard workplace and with out the camaraderie of coworkers.”
“Designers and corporations of the world, you’re badly serving an ever-growing section of your buyer base, a section that you just too will in the future inhabit. Isn’t it time to reform: to make issues which are practical and trendy, useable and accessible?” This designer is asking for designs that can higher serve individuals as they age.
Here’s a promising new collection the mothers on the market may take pleasure in.
In any space of life or vocation by which I’m liable to envy, an space that will likely be all twisted up in my pleasure, nice success may simply crush me. And so I ask God, please don’t give me success that exceeds my sanctification.
Typically the work of the Lord itself could also be a temptation, to maintain us from that communion with him which is so important to the advantage of our personal souls. —George Muller