It’s Household Day right here in Canada—a vacation invented just lately (as a marketing campaign promise, I believe) simply to provide us a time off in February. I gladly settle for it.
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Wes Bredenhof outlines 5 methods through which you’re in all probability not following within the footsteps of John Calvin (which, in these instances, might be truly a superb factor).
I’m having fun with this little “Context Matters” sequence at Knowable Phrase. On this one Peter Krol takes on 1 Peter 3:15 which tells us to be at all times ready to make a protection.
Juan Sanchez provides three good inquiries to ask about multiethnic worship gatherings. “Our pluralistic tradition celebrates range for the sake of range. A while in the past, my daughter auditioned for the a part of Louisa in an area manufacturing of The Sound of Music. She didn’t get the half as a result of the manufacturing firm was on the lookout for a various forged. Maybe my half-Puerto Rican daughter seemed too Austrian for the half. You see, when ethnic range turns into final, the result might be quite foolish.“
E-commerce websites, and Amazon particularly, are stuffed with counterfeit items proper alongside all of the genuine ones. Wirecutter studies and warns: “On an e-commerce site, it’s as though those back-alley and swap-meet sellers have gotten to put their wares inside the store, on the same shelf as the real goods. And product placement relies on an algorithm that can push the cheapest version to the front of the shelf.”
That title could also be barely overstated, but it surely’s essential to notice that Christians have traditionally tied lacking church to acts of mercy and necessity (or, you would possibly say, to jobs of mercy and necessity). In case your motive for lacking frequently is said to neither of them, possibly it’s time to re-evaluate your priorities.
Bruce Ashford: “There is a growing sense in the United States that strong forms of religion—such as Christianity—are the enemy of peace and brotherhood. Many Americans have now come to believe that Christianity is inherently hateful or bigoted.” However is that the case? (Clearly not, or I wouldn’t be linking to the article, would I?)
This text will not be against alcohol, however to the abuse of alcohol, and that’s the place it raises a really attention-grabbing motive why the Bible forbids drunkenness. “Rather than being a way of subduing the earth, drunkenness is being subdued by the earth — quite literally, it’s being brought under the influence and control of creation.”
I worry that younger kids could obtain the message that girls have an innate drawback on the subject of dealing with the Bible. They could obtain the message that solely males or primarily males might be specifically gifted to know and train it.
Discord amongst Christians brings a reproach upon faith, advances Devil’s kingdom, hinders the expansion of grace. —Thomas Watson