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A La Carte (March 23)
March 23, 2016
Today’s Kindle deals include a few titles: HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History ($1.99); Evolution Impossible by John Ashton ($2.99); Risen: 50 Reasons Why the Resurrection Changed Everything by Steven Mathewson ($1.99); Why People Don’t Believe by Paul Chamberlain ($0.99).
WORLD magazine talks to a Brussels pastor about the events that unfolded there yesterday.
Toronto’s former mayor, Rob Ford, died yesterday. Though he made himself an international laughing stock, please keep his family and young children in prayer. His family has many connections to local churches and Christians, so pray that the Lord would use this for his glory.
John Piper takes on this tricky text in his most recent Look at the Book.
Steven Harris looks at the good and the bad of political correctness. “Nevertheless, it is important that we, as evangelicals, realize our dual role in such a chaotic PC culture—advocate and herald.”
I link to very little related to American politics. However, when Randy Alcorn speaks I tend to listen. This article is worth a read. He asks this: What are Trump’s character qualities and moral standards, and should they matter to Christ-followers?
This Day in 1775. 241 years ago today, Patrick Henry (who was a committed Christian) delivered his speech with the famous line, “Give me liberty or give me death.” *
“Like the innards of some hellish behemoth gutted on the banks of the Tyne, these photographs show the cramped, claustrophobic interior of U-boat 110.”
This article has some helpful information on common expositional mistakes.
The better we know God, the more we will want all our existence to revolve around him. —D.A. Carson