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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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    Making Good Return

    I don’t think I am overstating the matter when I say that this has the potential to be one of the most important books you will read. It’s a book that may shape years of your life and transform the way you carry out one of the key roles God assigns to you…

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    A Whole Batch of New Books for Kids

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    It’s Easier to Tear Down than Build Up

    In my travels, I encountered a man whose work is demolition. When buildings are old and decrepit, or even when they just need to be removed to make way for others, his job is to destroy them and haul them away. New or old, big or small, plain or fancy—it makes no difference to him.…

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