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When Your Husband’s Heart Is Hard – Joy McClain: “I was a wife willing to stay and keep my vow, no matter what. I desired a good thing—a godly marriage. Yet I failed when that desire became a demand I placed on my husband who chased the elusive mistress of alcohol. He was locked in the prison of addiction while I was held captive by my pain.” She offers wisdom on how to wait for the Lord to work in an unbelieving husband.

Advice for Raising Godly Children – Here are “ten pithy sayings from John Witherspoon, Scottish Presbyterian pastor, President of Princeton (1768-1794), and signer of the Declaration of Independence, on parental authority and child rearing.” There is some real wisdom here.

Daily Devotionals with John Piper – “The new Solid Joys site is simple, and easy to use, and features 365 of the best devotional excerpts from John Piper’s online writings and from his ‘trilogy’ of books with Multnomah (Desiring God, The Pleasures of God, and Future Grace).”

How to Park – Here’s an infographic on how to park. I’ve been driving for twenty years and am still no better at parallel parking, so maybe this can help me.

Frazier Comes Through – I enjoyed this second look at a neat sports story.

I’m Not Wired That Way – Marc Cortez has some wise thinking about introversion. “It’s good that I enjoy being an introvert, but my enjoyment is not the highest goal of my existence. God’s glory is. And that often means doing things that are uncomfortable, unexpected, and undesired, working against my wiring when necessary as a (hopefully) faithful bearer of God’s image in the world.”

The man that is most busy in censuring others is always least employed in examining himself.

—Thomas Lye

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    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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    This week the blog and this giveaway are sponsored by the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. Dear brother pastor, In a spirit of prayerful expectation, I want to invite you to the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. This new event is hosted by Clearly Reformed (a new ministry I help to lead) and Christ Covenant Church (where…

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    A La Carte (February 23)

    A La Carte: Order, preparation, and the Spirit’s leading / Desecration at St. Patrick’s Cathedral / Why did God stigmatize the disabled? / Who would I be if I was happy? / 7 parenting errors that can influence adult children to leave the faith / and more.

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    A La Carte (February 22)

    A La Carte: Ice, wind, and unanswered prayers / Was it all a waste? / Prepping for the impending apocalypse / The best analogy for the Trinity / Getting to stop by woods on a snowy evening / Bible translation and AI / and more.