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Am I Still Crazy Busy? – Kevin DeYoung shares some of the ways he has responded to what he learned in writing his book on busyness. There are some helpful practical tips here!

Free Logos Book – Logos users may want to grab this month’s free book, Paul, the Interpreter of Christ by Archibald Robertson.

Hearing Something Different – We have all had times like this: I know what you say you believe, but I am hearing something different…

Old Enough to Be Baptized – Here is one many Baptists struggle with: When should we baptize children who profess faith? “Those of you who are from traditions that baptize infants may not appreciate the significance of this issue. But those of us who believe that baptism is for those who have made a personal confession of faith, it gets a little tricky.”

The Means of Grace – Joe Thorn should definitely have titled this article “Lean Into the Means,” as that would have been way more catchy. Still, read the article.

Abusing Sufficiency – Nick writes about the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture and some of the ways it has been abused. He shows several things it doesn’t mean.

Little ‘g’ gospels – “There are all kinds of little ‘g’ gospels. These are messages we preach to ourselves citing the (false) reasons God will surely love and accept us.” And those are not the gospels our kids need.

In the real world of pain, how could one worship a God who was immune to it?

—John Stott

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    A La Carte (February 27)

    A La Carte: God doesn’t owe me kindness / Jordan Peterson’s “We Who Wrestle with God” tour / Does your church have an evangelist? / Putting Jesus first in a world of pleasures / Send help. My husband believes in me / and more.

  • Unite in Prayer with Persecuted Believers

    This week the blog is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. “Can I have a Bible?” The guard studied Qasem. “If you paint the walls of every cell in this prison, I’ll get you a Bible.” “Where is the paint?” And so Qasem, enduring what would ultimately be a three-year sentence for running house churches throughout…

  • Tell Me

    Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

    If you have spent any time at all on YouTube, you have probably seen videos of people hearing for the first time or people seeing color for the first time—videos of people who, through the miracles of modern science, have senses restored that had either been missing altogether or that had become dull through illness…

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    A La Carte (February 26)

    A La Carte: How not to apply the Bible / 30 people in the New Testament confirmed / Taylor Swift and Christianity / But I did everything right / 10 reasons the Old Testament matters to Christians / Kindle deals / and more.

  • We All Have To Do With God

    We All Have To Do With God

    Every one of us must deal with God. Every one of us must, at some time, face God. Every one of us must be prepared to give an account to God. For, as Scripture says, “Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto…

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    Weekend A La Carte (February 24)

    A La Carte: Wherever he leads, he’ll go / Britain’s loneliest sheep / Helping your teen with porn / How do the Arminian and Calvinist views of election differ? / Exposing the good in digital distractions / Kindle deals / and more.