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Reformation Heritage Books has some good biographies on sale in Kindle formats: An All-Surpassing Fellowship: Learning from Robert Murray M’Cheyne’s Communion with God ($2.99); The Life and Times of Arthur Hildersham ($4.99); Calvin, Theologian and Reformer ($3.50); A Life of Gospel Peace: A Biography of Jeremiah Burroughs ($4.50); Living Blessedly Forever ($3.50); Anne Steele and Her Spiritual Vision ($3.99); Heart to Heart: Octavius Winslow’s Experimental Preaching ($4.99).
This powerful and moving account was written by Latayne Scott, author of The Mormon Mirage.
Artifacts suggest that some members of the ill-fated English settlement on Roanoke Island survived and assimilated with Native Americans.
Here’s a fascinating visualization of nuclear detonations from 1945 to present.
This day in 1778: Pastor and hymnwriter Augustus Toplady died from tuberculosis. The day he died he was crying out “Come, Lord Jesus, come quickly!” His best-known hymn remains a favorite today: “Rock of Ages.” (read more)
The 9Marks mailbag is always worth reading. This time around Jonathan Leeman comments on: Why “Disowning” Family Members Isn’t an Option; Term Limits for Elders; Expedited Church Discipline; and Can I Leave My Family’s Church?
“Over the weekend, Target became the next corporate power, after Amazon, to rid themselves of all gender designations and labels for children’s toys and bedding.” Grant Castleberry comments for CBMW.
“There is a new and widespread epidemic in our nation and even in our churches. It’s called the not-yet-married life.”
It is better to preach five words of God’s Word than five million words of man’s wisdom. — C.H. Spurgeon