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A La Carte (8/20)

Reformation Study Bible iPhone App
The Reformation Study Bible is now available as an iPhone app. Ligonier’s blog has the details.
A Quiet Circumvention of Morality
Dr. Mohler writes about women being involved in combat situations in the U.S. military. “From a Christian perspective, the concern about women in combat goes far beyond the pollsters’ questions. If we truly believe that God created man and women for different but complementary roles and shows his glory in the faithfulness of men as primary protectors and women as primary nurturers, the entry of women into combat roles is an open rejection of God’s purpose.”
The Tornado, the Lutherans, and Homosexuality
John Piper writes about a rather amazing situation in Minneapolis. “On a day when no severe weather was predicted or expected…a tornado forms, baffling the weather experts—most saying they’ve never seen anything like it. It happens right in the city. The city: Minneapolis.”
Why Read Christian Biography?
Biographer Faith Cook answers the question. “And strange as it may seem, the reading of Christian biography is one way to set before ourselves noble standards, goals and aspirations which can only help the Christian man or woman to make progress, not to gain any earthly accolades, but towards that ultimate prize of our heavenly calling - the glory to come.”
The Smallest Change, the Biggest Difference
Shaun Groves talks about the benefits to his family that came from getting rid of cable TV.