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A La Carte (10/31)
October 31, 2011
3 Ways to Make the Reformers Proud - This is a good and clever article from The Cripplegate blog. “Luther, Calvin, Zwingli, Melanchthon, Bucer, Farel, and countless others lived and died to leave a legacy of passion and proclamation. They showed that when you love Jesus and his word, you would rather die than keep quiet. If they inspire you, here are 3 ways to make the Reformers proud today…”
Camping Repents - “With his speech sounding somewhat slurred and labored, Family Radio Stations Inc. founder and chairman Harold Camping sought to address in a recent message why Christ failed to return on Oct. 21 as the Bible teacher had predicted. Camping confessed, after decades of falsely misleading his followers, that he was wrong and regrets his misdeeds.”
Why I Hate Halloween - I’m on board with this. “But besides the candy, I spend most of Halloween cringing in fear. The scary part is, of course, the costumes. Because it is in our costuming on Halloween that all of our cultural angst gets played out.”
Luther, Sproul and a Free Download - Ligonier Ministries: “In honor of Reformation Day, we are making Dr. Sproul’s newest children’s audiobook, The Barber Who Wanted to Pray, available as a free download through Reformation Day (Oct. 31).”
Reformation Day Deals - CBD Reformed has some Reformation Day deals that are worth checking out (including Carson’s The Cross and Christian Ministry at a deep discount).
It is tragic to go through our days making Christ the subject of our study but not the sustenance of our souls. —Vance Havner