We know how to do the holidays up here in Canada. After Christmas, we double down and award ourselves a second public holiday called Boxing Day. So I’m going to take it a bit easy today. Here’s A La Carte and I’ll be back shortly with Free Stuff Fridays.
Publishers know a lot of people got Amazon gift cards yesterday, and here’s how they’ll help you spend them: The Message of James [an excellent little commentary] by Alex Motyer ($2.99); Five Conversations You Must Have With Your Daughter by Vicki Courtney ($2.99); The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer ($0.99); The Sending Church by Pat Hood ($0.99); Transformational Church by Stetzer & Rainer ($2.99); Mere Apologetics by Alister McGrath ($2.99); One Way Love by Tullian Tchividjian ($3.74); The Concise A to Z Guide to Finding it the Bible ($0.99); The Hardest Peace by Kara Tippetts ($3.99); The Love of Wisdom by James Spiegel ($0.99.
B&H has put most of their excellent New American Commentary Studies on sale for $4.99 each. I suppose the couple that haven’t fallen in price yet will soo enough: Believer’s Baptism by Thomas Schreiner; Future Israel by Barry Horner; Enthroned on Our Praise by Timothy Pierce; Sermon on the Mount by Charles Quarles; Lukan Authorship of Hebrews by David Allen; God’s Indwelling Presence by James Hamilton; The Messianic Hope by Michael Rydelnik; The Ten Commandments by Mark Rooker; The Lord’s Supper by Thomas Schreiner; The End of the Law by Jason Meyer; That You May Know by Christopher Bass.
Jack Miller has a helpful little illustration of how Jesus came to save us: He Entered the Water.
One of the reasons I love being Canadian is its sheer diversity. The world is coming to Canada! Last year Canada welcomed 260,000 new citizens.
This is probably the weirdest sentence I’ve ever written: Be sure to listen to this phenomenal recording of “Oh Holy Night” by Puddles the Clown.
David Platt wants to talk through Our Obligation to the Unreached.