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A La Carte (12/2)

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Here are a few links to help get your day started. Those who like free stuff will particularly enjoy this, I suppose…

Free from ChristianAudio – This month’s free download from ChristianAudio is Calvin Stapert’s Handel’s Messiah. It’s a good one to listen to before you head to a performance of Messiah this month.

Free December Wallpaper – Now that you got that free audio book, you can also get some free wallpaper to pretty up your computer.

Free D.A. Carson Video – In February 2009, Don Carson presented a 14-part seminar entitled “The God Who Is There” at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis. The video for that series is now available online.

Save on Bibles – There are just 2 days left to take advantage of Westminster Book’s sale on all of their ESV Bibles.

Red Eye – If you’ve ever flown a red eye flight, you’ll be able to identify with this.

New Calvinism: Stupid, Salvation or Save-able? – From my pal Julian: “It is interesting to me that there in the last couple of weeks I have happened across several different takes on what is commonly being called ‘the New Calvinism’. The range in perspectives has been interesting to observe.”

Afghanistan, November 2010 – Boston.com has a roundup of amazing photos from Afghanistan.

When I die, I shall then have my greatest grief and my greatest joy; my greatest grief, that I have done so little for Jesus, and my greatest joy, that Jesus has done so much for me.

—William Grimshaw

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