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A La Carte (10/9)

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Do I Have to Know the Date? – “Pastor John, I was greatly troubled in a service recently when the preacher said that unless each person could identify the specific day that they prayed ‘the sinner’s prayer’ they were not converted. … I feel sure I am converted but this preacher has unsettled me enormously. What are your thoughts on this?”

Fighting the Good Fight – Rosaria Butterfield is fighting the good fight. Denny Burk brings you up to date.

This Is My Son – Greg Lucas shares a moving poem.

From the DMZ – David Platt and Francis Chan were standing at the DMZ between North and South Korea and “recorded this short, candid video reflecting on the realities of a closed country with little or no access to the gospel.”

Broken Lives of Fukushima – The Big Picture has a gallery of haunting images from the area around the Fukushima reactor.

If It Be Your Will – No one says it quite like R.C. Sproul.

Love is not maximum emotion. Love is maximum commitment.

—Sinclair Ferguson

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    We Who Are So Ordinary

    A couple of years ago I listened to an interview with a critic of Christianity. He was a person who claimed to love Christ, yet who seemed to have little use for Christ’s church and little good to say about Christ’s people. There was one critique that especially stood out to me

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    What Is the Best Thing In Life?

    Any time we consider the spiritual disciplines, or means of grace, it is crucial that we remember not only the great purpose of these habits but also the great blessing they represent. We were made to know God and to be known by God. We were made in the image of God to have a…

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  • Free Stuff Fridays (Help The Persecuted)

    This weeks giveaway is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. Help The Persecuted rescues, restores, and rebuilds the lives of persecuted believers in the Islamic World through spiritual support and tangible help. Every week, they send out an email with specific, real-time prayer requests of persecuted believers to their global Prayer Network. You can join the…

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