Thanks to all who purchased Do More Better: A Practical Guide to Productivity on day one. It was a really encouraging day! On a related note, yesterday I was a guest at the For Every Mom blog with an article on 5 Productivity Tips for Moms.
Today’s Kindle deals include Magnificent Obsession and The Dawkins Letters by David Robertson ($2.99 each); Why I am not an Atheist edited by David Randall - $12.79 ($2.99); 50 Women Every Christian Should Know by Michelle DeRusha ($1.99); Love Walked Among Us by Paul Miller ($4.72); In Defense of the Bible by Terry Wilder ($1.99); Behold the Lamb by Russ Ramsey (free); Trusting God by Jerry Bridges ($4.72).
The New American Commentary series is on sale again with each volume just $2.99. I have marked with an asterisk the volumes that are considered top-5 on that book of the Bible. New Testament: Matthew*, Mark, Luke*, John 1-11, John 12-21, Acts, Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians* Galatians*, Philippians/Colossians/Philemon, 1&2 Thessalonians, 1&2 Timothy/Titus, James, 1&2 Peter/Jude*, 1&2&3 John, Revelation. Old Testament: Genesis 1-11, Exodus, Leviticus*, Numbers*, Deuteronomy, Joshua*, Judges/Ruth*, 1&2 Kings*, 1&2 Chronicles, Ezra/Nehemiah/Esther*, Job, Proverbs/Ecclesiastes/Song of Songs, Isaiah 1-39, Jeremiah/Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea/Joel, Amos/Obadiah/Jonah, Micah-Zephaniah, Zechariah, Haggai/Malachi.
Finally, today Doug & Melissa stuff is on sale at Amazon as it always is for a day before Christmas; this was always our favorite day when our kids were a bit younger.
Michael Kruger, president of RTS Charlotte, provides a helpful answer. He distinguishes between writing a manuscript and then reading from it.
Aimee Byrd puts out the call for theologically rich women’s initiatives and also recommends some resources.
Steve Lawson: “Far from being optional, grace-fueled obedience is absolutely necessary for Christlikeness. Is there any need to pray about whether or not to obey God’s Word? You just need to obey.”
The Bible Project continues with their series of videos on each book of the Bible.
I sure wish I had known about this back when we had babies! Maybe he’s got a similar technique for emotional teenagers.
This Day in 1837. 178 years ago today, Dr. Joseph Bell, British physician, was born. He was the prototype of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective Sherlock Holmes. *
This is an interesting update on a man who was much in the news this year.
I appreciate Jim Witteveen’s work in this article. “It has been argued that the Genesis account of creation was not meant to be a chronological account of God’s work of creating the universe.” He takes issue with this.
This video displays some of the beauty of the most beautiful season of the year.
Spiritual awakenings today are not televised, stadium-housed events. —Tim Keesee