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Justin Taylor quotes Donald Whitney to show how the Psalms can be a great starting point for your prayers.
Drew Dixon read my article on video games and says, “While Challies’ article represents a step forward in the church’s awkward relationship with videogames, he made a significant misstep in the process that needs to be corrected.”
Atlas Obscura visits the Chapel of Saint Gidard at the Sisters of Charity in Nevers where you’ll find the not-quite incorruptible remains of St. Bernadette of Lourdes.
There is a new edition of the 9Marks journal for you to download or read online. This month’s subject is the good and dangerous gift of authority.
This Day in 1529. 487 years ago today the Colloquy of Marburg, which attempted to unify followers of Luther and Zwingli, began and ended in disagreement over the doctrine of the Eucharist. Switzerland remained Reformed and Germany stayed Lutheran. *
Trillia Newbell asks “Did you know October is Spina Bifida awareness month?” She introduces some friends who tell of their experience with it.
It’s a valid question, and a very pointed one for some believers: “When do we hit the point where we love our children more than Jesus? Where we tell him, You can have anything, Lord, just not my kids?”
Earlier in the week I linked to a new study sponsored by Ligonier Ministries. Here’s an interview that helps explain the study and its findings.
I’m thankful to MBTS for sponsoring the blog this week…
When God intends to do a great work He stirs up His people to pray for the thing He intends to do. —Michael Haykin