Immediately’s Kindle offers embrace, like most Mondays, a number of good books from Crossway.
Yesterday on the weblog: Lord from Sorrows Deep I Name (Free Downloads)
Right here’s a great take a look at a number of the alternative ways to method Ecclesiastes. “In my observation, Ecclesiastes is second only to Revelation in the number of competing interpretive approaches available to readers of the book. It offers a great case study in how perception can drastically affect both interpretation and application. This fact ought to motivate us to be as meticulous as possible in observing the text within its context.”
I loved this bootleg video of Dane Ortlund educating how to not learn the Bible.
These prosperity preachers are nothing in need of a plague. “Televangelist Todd Coontz has a well-worn routine: he dresses in a suit, pulls out a Bible and urges viewers to pledge a very specific amount of money. ‘Don’t delay, don’t delay,’ he urges, calmly but emphatically. It sounds simple, absurdly so, but Coontz knows his audience extremely well. He broadcasts on Christian cable channels, often late into the night, drawing in viewers who lack financial literacy and are desperate for change.”
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Yesterday President Trump paid a shock go to to David Platt’s church.
Three are numerous attention-grabbing observations right here in regards to the quest to climb Everest. “Conditions on Everest today, though, would be unrecognizable to Mallory — or to the Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and his client, Sir Edmund Hillary, who together became the first recorded people to summit the mountain on this day in 1953. While Everest’s danger once lay in the mountain being one of the most remote and inhospitable places on Earth, its threat today is of the opposite sort: its accessibility.”
We all know there are, however nobody teaches the details of it fairly like R.C. Sproul. “The sin of pettiness, by which people begin to dwell on minor transgressions in the community, can tear the body of Christ apart. Great damage comes when it is fueled by the fire of gossip and slander. We are called to patience and tolerance towards the struggling failures of other Christians. It’s not that we’re called to be lax on sin…”
Right here, from NBC Information (whose place is probably going made clear by the photograph they used) is a roundup of the rapidly-changing abortion legal guidelines throughout the US.
All that Jesus and James and Solomon warned us in regards to the energy of the tongue will be prolonged to the ability of our fingers as they dance over our keyboards and our thumbs as they faucet out messages on our telephones. Out of the overflow of the guts the fingers sort.
Belief in God, not explanations from God, is the pathway by struggling. —Ray Ortlund