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Six Questions – Here are six questions that will “radically change your marriage.” That may be over-stating the case a wee little bit, but they are still well worth asking.

Destroy Your Marriage Before It Begins – This article offers four different ways Satan will seek to destroy your marriage before it even begins.

Mysteries of Air Travel – Here are answers to a few of your questions about air travel.

Horrible, Glorious, Allowable – “Here are three categories. One, the obviously horrible. Two, the obviously glorious. Three, the in-between kinda sorta okay allowable. Where does your church draw the line of acceptability and unacceptability between those three categories? Specifically, the in-between kinda sorta okay allowable — is that acceptable or unacceptable within your church culture?”

Science of Introversion and Extroversion – You know there has to be some science somewhere in introversion and extroversion. This article covers it well.

Cohabitation Is Stalling – Cohabitation rates are stalling. That sounds like a good thing, but Russell Moore tells you why you may not want to get too excited quite yet.

Common Words – Here are the meanings behind common words you may find on food labels.

He who begins by seeking God within himself may end by confusing himself with God.

—B.B. Warfield

  • Do Not Envy the Wicked

    Do You Envy the Wicked?

    It takes a long time for sinful instincts to become pure, for tendencies toward what is evil to be transformed into tendencies toward what is good, lovely, and pleasing to God. The man who quits drugs will still react when he catches a whiff and the woman who gave up alcoholism will still struggle when…

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    A La Carte (June 19)

    A La Carte: The golden rule for hard conversations / Seven reasons you shouldn’t ignore beauty / The early church on entertainment / The uselessness of prayer / A thousand wheels of providence / Impossible, hard, and easy / and more.

  • Our Salvation Through Christ

    This week the blog is sponsored by Moody Publishers and this post is adapted from The Kindness of God by Nate Pickowicz (© 2024). Published by Moody Publishers. Used by permission. Just like the Old Testament, the New Testament teaches that this wonderful salvation is extended to us as a kindness. Paul opens his letter…

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    A La Carte (June 18)

    A La Carte: The pursuit of (which) happiness? / Don’t hastily choose elders / The evangelistic nature of awe / What you read builds who you are / Till he was strong / A father’s threads of living faith / Logos deals / and more.

  • Lets Hear It For the Second Parents

    Let’s Hear It For the Second Parents

    While today we tend to associate step-parents with divorce, in previous centuries they were almost exclusively associated with death and with either widow- or widowerhood. In an era in which lifespans were shorter and, therefore, a greater number of parents died while their children were still young, there was a distinct and honored role for…

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    A La Carte (June 17)

    A La Carte: Honor good fathers and bad fathers alike? / Don’t give up, dad / How I respond to pride month / 5 myths about the pro-life movement / A seminar on biblical counseling / How do I know if I’m one of the elect? / Kindle deals / and more.