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Weekend A La Carte (11/24)

Squeezing Harder Than That - This is some very good writing from Douglas Wilson. “Now I can understand a vote against women bishops as a preliminary move to try to undo the ordination of women priests. And I can understand a vote for women bishops as the next logical step after having established the practice of ordaining women priests. What I don’t get is the affirming the ordination of women priests and opposing them as bishops. The pig, once swallowed by the python, has to move on down the line.”

NFL Long Shot - This is a long article but a very interesting read. It describes the hard life of an NFL long shot.

Too Introspective - Trevin Wax wrote an article on the danger of Puritan-like introspection. Both Jeremy Walker and Carl Trueman have offered helpful responses.

Twice-Yearly Sale - ChristianAudio is having their twice-yearly sale, which means that they’ve got a lot of good audio books that have been reduced in price. (Lots of bad ones, too…)

Was Spurgeon Off His Rocker? - “It was a stretch you might say. A 19th century British preacher apprehended a 3,000-year-old psalm for peace and courage in the midst of dire circumstances. Andree Seu Peterson tells the story in a recent article…”

There would be no manifestation of God’s grace or true goodness, if there was no sin to be pardoned, no misery to be saved from. —Jonathan Edwards