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A La Carte (February 9)
February 09, 2016
Today’s Kindle deals include several volumes in the Biblical Theology of the New Testament Series at $7.99 each: Mark; Luke & Acts; John’s Gospel and Letters; James, Peter, and Jude ($7.99). Also consider Locating Atonement and Advancing Trinitarian Theology by Oliver Crisp & Fred Sanders ($7.99 each); The Gospel in Genesis by Martyn Lloyd-Jones ($2.99); Marriage Matters by Winston Smith ($1.99).
“Please don’t tell anyone else this, but I wanted to process something with you. If you could just keep it between you and me? I assume you know I wouldn’t want it to get around, I want to make sure people really understand my side of things and that can only happen if I communicate about it directly. You understand right?”
This article aptly makes the argument for why allowing women in front-line combat is a poor idea. From a biblical perspective, ERLC says that drafting women is Experimental Barbarism. And then Joe Carter has an FAQ on the whole matter.
Here’s a great little video introduction to the book of Numbers.
I’ve been enjoying a lot of articles at the site of the Reformed African American Network, including this one on racial reconciliation.
This Day in 1881. 135 years ago today, Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky died. *
Here’s a modern take on a well-known story.
It is good to be aware of how all that information is being used (and how it may be used in the future).
One thief was saved that no sinner might despair, but only one, that no sinner might presume. —J. C. Ryle