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A La Carte (March 14)
March 14, 2016
Today’s Kindle deals include a few Easter-related deals from Crossway: The First Days of Jesus by Andreas Kostenberger ($3.99); Scandalous by D.A. Carson ($3.99); Raised with Christ by Adrian Warnock ($3.99); Behold the King of Glory by Russ Ramsey ($3.99). Also consider The Compelling Community by Mark Dever ($2.99); On Guard by Deepak Reju ($2.51).
“Don’t sit around and wonder if you’re still in love with your spouse or if your spouse is still in love with you. Just love him. Just love her. Go above and beyond to shower your marriage with the kind of love that you promised you would demonstrate for the rest of your life.”
WORLD has an interesting article on six-day creation. You may need to be a subscriber to read it.
“In recent decades ambient sounds have become omnipresent in church gatherings. Meetings start with a synth swell and every song after that is connected to the next with musical glue. Synth pads play softly behind prayer, Scripture readings, song intros, communion, and in some cases, the preaching.” Bob Kauflin explains how this matters.
I’m not familiar with the author of this book or its reviewer, but I sure did enjoy reading it. “Faith versus Fact is some kind of achievement. Biologist Jerry Coyne has managed to write what might be the worst book yet published in the New Atheist genre. True, the competition for that particular distinction is fierce…”
Here are 25 quick tips and reminders meant to help your prayer life.
This Day in 1908. 108 years ago today, “Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was chartered in Waco, Texas. Originally named Baylor Theological Seminary, the school campus relocated in 1910 to Fort Worth.” *
The Bible Project has released their video overview of the book of Judges.
Why does that Wingdings font even exist? This little video explains.
We are saved from God’s wrath by God’s grace. Only God can save from Himself. —Steven Lawson