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A La Carte (April 2)

Today’s Kindle deals include some great books by David Wells. It’s a good time to get introduced to his work…

This month’s free book from Christian Audio is Reset by David Murray. There are some other solid titles discounted beneath it as well as tons by R.C. Sproul.

(Yesterday on the blog: How We Worshipped)

A Man Dies So Others May Be Saved

What an interesting article to find in a national newspaper. “The news from France, this time Trèbes, was depressingly familiar. A jihadist terror attack, again. A radicalized Muslim man known to police on a rampage, again. Civilians about their daily business under siege, again.”

Two Types of People in Hell (Video)

Todd Frieluh shares some wisdom from R.C. Sprouluh on the two typesuh of people in hell.

The Intellectual Journey of J.M. Bergoglio

J.M. Bergoglio is better known, of course, as pope Francis. In this article, Reformed theologian Leonardo De Chirico takes a look at his intellectual journey. “What he has been saying and doing since being elected, e.g. his affirming attitudes towards all, his noisy silences over doctrine, his thoroughgoing Marianism, and his lack of clarity on several key issues, has caused many to wonder where his thought came from.”

The Biggest Organ in the Body?

“Researchers have detailed the structure and distribution of spaces in your body that they say represent a newfound human organ, and this ‘organ’ just might be your body’s biggest — but not all experts are convinced.”

The First Image of Christ on the Cross

Gene Veith looks at the “Staurogram,” the earliest means of representing Christ.

How Fast Can You Travel Around the World? (Video)

Basically, faster than in the past but not as fast as in the future…

Flashback: The False Teachers: Norman Vincent Peale

Where Peale taught that our deepest problem is a lack of belief in ourselves and that our salvation comes with a simple shift in thinking, the Bible teaches that no man can save himself, regardless of how positive his thoughts may be.

Most of God’s people are contented to be saved from the hell that is without; they are not so anxious to be saved from the hell that is within.

—Robert Murray McCheyne

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    We Who Are So Ordinary

    A couple of years ago I listened to an interview with a critic of Christianity. He was a person who claimed to love Christ, yet who seemed to have little use for Christ’s church and little good to say about Christ’s people. There was one critique that especially stood out to me

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    A La Carte (March 4)

    A La Carte: Christians should long for giftedness / Talking about race in 2024 / No creed but the Bible / 7 blessings older saints offer the church / Is it okay for Christians to grieve? / Kindle and book deals / and more.

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    What Is the Best Thing In Life?

    Any time we consider the spiritual disciplines, or means of grace, it is crucial that we remember not only the great purpose of these habits but also the great blessing they represent. We were made to know God and to be known by God. We were made in the image of God to have a…

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    Weekend A La Carte (March 2)

    A La Carte: The only way out of our desperate hypocrisy / Are Evangelicals too hard on men? / 9 healthy ways to respond to criticism / Is God disappointed with me? / 4 snapshots of dispensationalism today / Logos and Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Help The Persecuted)

    This weeks giveaway is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. Help The Persecuted rescues, restores, and rebuilds the lives of persecuted believers in the Islamic World through spiritual support and tangible help. Every week, they send out an email with specific, real-time prayer requests of persecuted believers to their global Prayer Network. You can join the…

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    A La Carte (March 1)

    A La Carte: Rumblings of revival among Gen Z / Addition by subtraction / Seeing red / Burying the talents of the Great Rewarder / Inviting evaluation of your preaching / Book and Kindle deals / and more.