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Weekend A La Carte (9/29)
September 29, 2012
The One True God - Paul Washer’s book The One True God is available in the Kindle edition for $2.99. “The One True God is a unique kind of workbook, intending not just to teach truth but to lead to an encounter with the living God. Beneath that goal the book aims to ground believers in orthodox Christian theology and the actual contents of the Bible. Students are encouraged to thoughtfully draw conclusions from the Scriptures rather than to merely absorb the principles, inferences, and illustrations set before them by the author.”
You, Your Family and the Internet - Also, the Kindle edition of You, Your Family and the Internet is free on Kindle this weekend only. Here’s a blurb I wrote when it was released: “Much has been written about living as Christians in this digital world; much more will be written in the days and years to come. The unique strength of David Clark’s contribution is in his application of key biblical principles that will guide our use of these technologies and inform our dedication to them.”
American Men Don’t Sing - “Alistair Begg recently spoke at Western Seminary. And just before he got into his sermon, he went on a fascinating little digression about the fact that American men don’t sing during worship. It’s not just that we can’t sing, but that we don’t.”
Responding to “Fetal Flaw” - “Bob Horning is not just the father of Krista Horning and a member at Bethlehem Baptist Church, he also holds a Ph.D. in physics and works as a scientist for Honeywell in Minnesota. I asked him to take a look at an article in Slate.com, which argued that new technologies are a problem for those of us who hold to the view of unborn life being precious.”
The Peril That Lurks in Success - “We are never more vulnerable to sin than when we are successful, admired by others, and prosperous.” King David discovered this and Jon Bloom offers his take on how David might have thought about it a year later.
What Pastors Won’t Hear - Mike offers a list of things pastor aren’t going to hear in heaven. Example: “I wish you’d have done funnier skits in our worship service.”
Very Little Stars - Go full-screen and HD with this one if you can.
The Christian who has stopped repenting has stopped growing. —A.W. Pink