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D.A. Carson writes on an issue that is always pressing. “Every generation of Christians faces the need to decide just what beliefs and behavior are morally mandated of all believers, and what beliefs and behavior may be left to the individual believer’s conscience.”
Here’s a neat story from the world of biblical archeology. “The royal seal of an ancient biblical king has been unearthed near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.”
“The story of a self-deluded heroine in a small village, Jane Austen’s Emma hardly seems revolutionary. But, 200 years after it was first published, John Mullan argues that it belongs alongside the works of Flaubert, Joyce and Woolf as one of the great experimental novels.”
Here’s a sweet bit of writing that will be good for any parent to read.
This Day in 1841. 174 years ago today, J.C. Ryle was ordained in the Church of England. *
My grandfather used to draw Kilroy on every birthday or Christmas card. Now I know why.
My gratitude goes to Reformed Baptist Seminary for sponsoring the blog this week.
We belittle God when we go through the outward motions of worship and take no pleasure in his person. —John Piper