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A La Carte (12/23)

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Because I am now working out of the church offices a couple of days a week, I am starting to haul my library over there (since that’s where I anticipate doing the bulk of my study). That’s no small task, as it happens. But little by little I’m moving it over, a few boxes and a single bookcase at a time. My back hurts.

Critical Thinking Saves Faith – Nancy Pearcey writes about the importance of critical thinking in the Christian life.

The Worst Gifts Ever – MSNBC has a roundup of gifts you don’t want to give or get this Christmas.

The Final Judgment – Matt Perman writes about something we often miss when we discuss the final judgment.

Famous Pastor Quits, Moves to Asia – CNN writes about Francis Chan. “He pastored a 4,000-member church in California. He was a sought-after speaker at major conferences, wrote two best-sellers and launched a DVD teaching series. Then he abruptly resigned and left the country. But in Francis Chan’s unexpected journey there apparently is no hidden scandal, no money trail, and no ‘other’ woman.”

Homeschooling by the Numbers – Here’s an interesting (though obviously one-sided) infographic on homeschooling in the US of A.

Free Online Hebrew Course – David Murray posts a link to an online Hebrew course he created a few years ago. I wonder if this will teach you to speak Hebrew with a Scottish accent…

Free MLJ – A friend of mine has made up a list of free Martyn Lloyd-Jones sermons. So if you want to hear some MLJ or know where you can find other free resources, click the link.

O Come:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfQQVCoCgTo?fs=1&hl=en_US

There is nothing that tells the truth about us as Christians so much as our prayer life.

—D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

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