At present’s Kindle offers embrace fall towards the tutorial aspect of the dimensions.
Westminster Books has the superb New Research in Biblical Theology sequence on sale. In the meantime, Logos is providing free entry to a few of their programs in addition to to motion pictures and documentaries.
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The New York Occasions has a photograph gallery of the world’s hottest locations devoid of individuals; chances are you’ll have to register a free account to see it, however you don’t have to subscribe. (See additionally Break the Chain.)
Instantly, 102 years later, everyone seems to be speaking concerning the 1918 influenza pandemic. Joe Carter provides some details about it. “From 1917 to 1920, the virus infected one-third of the Earth’s population, which at the time was about 500 million people. If the same ratio of infections were to happen today, it would be the equivalent of 2.5 billion. That would roughly be the equivalent today of every man, woman, and child in Africa, Europe, and North America becoming infected.” (See additionally: COVID-19UGANDA and Can Baptism and the Lord’s Supper Go On-line?.)
Brad Hambrick has some clever counsel for many who plan to make use of prison or traumatic offenses as illustrations of forgiveness. “If we’re going to be correct ambassadors of the Good Shepherd, we should prioritize our ministry efforts the identical manner. We can not let our zeal of the vacation spot trigger us to hurt the sheep which were entrusted to our care.”
Get pleasure from Joe Spring’s new poem.
Does the New Testomony misquote the Outdated Testomony? Why doesn’t the New Testomony quote the Outdated Testomony phrase for phrase? Dr. Robert Plummer solutions the questions properly.
Trevin Wax writes concerning the nice humbling we’re experiencing now and the way such humbling can result in happiness.
You would possibly say that is pessimistic, however it’s additionally in step with the unhappy, sorry story of humanity. “I want people to be different when this is over, but my theology says they will not be. Don’t get me wrong. Many people are doing many magnificent things. And will continue to do them. Many others are doing many maleficent things, and will continue to do them. But Christians should not expect that on the other side of the virus somehow we will become better humans breaking into a new experience of the created order. We’re waiting for the new creation for that to happen.”
We should be prepared to have others contemplate us fools or fanatics, to have our phrases twisted and even our purest actions misrepresented. We can not anticipate and even hope that we’ll acquire the favor of God and the favor of males.
While you start to consider that you simply’re the precise supply of religious assist for folks somewhat than a conduit, you’re setting your self up for spectacular failure. —Harold Senkbeil