Today’s Kindle deals include several volumes in Zondervan’s excellent Counterpoint series at $3.99 each: Four Views on Hell, Four Views on the Historical Adam, Three Views on Creation and Evolution, Five Views on Biblical Inerrancy, Four Views on Salvation in a Pluralistic World, Four Views on the Miraculous Gifts, and Three Views on the Bible’s Earliest Chapters. Also consider That’s Just Your Interpretation by Paul Copan ($2.99).
Amen to this: “The church of Jesus Christ ought to be developing our young people to serve in many fields and from a biblical and theological framework. But do we do that? Often those who are interested in theology are hurried towards seminary.”
Maybe you have wondered this before: Did Judas also receive the bread and the cup?
John Richard Allison Library in Vancouver has made available a collection of rare Puritan books, many of which are from J.I. Packer’s personal library. (J.T. has more.)
TGC: “This is the first installment in a special three-part ‘Perplexing Passages’” forum examining the long-debated Pauline passage, Romans 7:13–25. In part 2, John Piper will defend the view that Paul was speaking of his struggle with indwelling sin as a believer. The final part will offer a third view from Martyn Lloyd-Jones.
This article contains spiritual insight and a genuine challenge.
This Day in 1501. 515 years ago today, the world’s first hymnbook printed in the vernacular was published in Prague. *
“Evangelical Christians have long talked about having a ‘quiet time.’ A quiet time is an excellent thing, and I hope you have made a commitment to have a regular quiet time this year. But my question is: What are you going to do in that time?”
This is the strangest thing: Geese that have to do a ridiculous cliff-dive to survive.
God’s commands are not designed to rob you of life or to plunder your freedom, but to graciously protect you from harm. —Paul Tripp