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A La Carte (1/19)

The Gospel-Centered Marriage
I’d like to commend to you Paul’s sermon from this past Sunday. As my buddy Julian said, “If you are married, ever intend on being married, want to know more about gospel-centred marriage, or know someone who is married, I cannot recommend enough that you listen to this sermon on gospel-centred marriage. You will be convicted and your soul will be blessed and encouraged as you think about how Christ’s glory displayed in the gospel is the reason and power for marriage.”
Sabbaths and Sundays
Bill Mounce offers another good column, this one looking at the Greek words in Acts 20:7. I especially appreciated his third and fourth points of application.
The Pond
It’s a tad over-the-top, but I enjoyed this little video called “The Pond.”
Football Games Have 11 Minutes of Action
“Football fans everywhere are preparing to settle in for the NFL’s biggest and most electric weekend of the season—a four-game playoff marathon that will swallow up at least 12 hours of broadcast time over two days. But here’s something even dedicated students of the game may not fully appreciate: There’s very little actual football in a football game.” (OK, so I’m posting this a few days after the big weekend, but the point still stands).