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Is God an Egotistical Maniac? - “There is a popular notion among Evangelicals that I think has become part of our folklore. Indeed, it is the shibboleth (secret pass code) of my fellow Calvinists. When I call this ‘folklore’ I don’t necessarily mean ‘not true’ (as we will see), I simply mean that it is uncritically accepted without much thought. Many would say that God’s sole purpose, intent, and motivation for creating humanity and all of creation was for His own self-glorification.”
Singing Together - Mark Altrogge: “Why is it so important that we sing together on Sundays? Why can’t I just go out in the woods and sing or just light up a fire in my fireplace and sing to God by myself in the cozy comfort of my den?”
11 Minutes, 100 Commercials - Here’s something to think about when you sit down to watch the football game: “An average professional football game lasts 3 hours and 12 minutes, but if you tally up the time when the ball is actually in play, the action amounts to a mere 11 minutes.”
Praying for the Seminaries - Justin Taylor provides some ways we can all be praying for seminaries.
Know Your Christanese - Joe Carter introduces some Christanese related to prayer.
As the first step heavenward is humility, the first step hellward is pride. —John Mason