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Stephen Kneale uses our changing tastes over life as a helpful metaphor for our growing longing for heaven. “What we loved as children we may not care for anymore. What we had no interest in as kids we can’t get enough of now.”
There has been a fair bit of talk lately about whether or not this is a time for Christian civil disobedience. “In the midst of this pandemic many Christians are wondering if we’re living in such a time that may require us to be faithful to God at the expense of obeying the law — we’re living in a time where Christians are examining the subject of civil disobedience. That’s because many state governments have put restrictions on public worship, and have enforced those restrictions through the threat of civil punishment. What Christians did with ease only weeks ago is now being discouraged through the laws of the land.”
Christianity has many songs we can sing now that help express our love for the church (which, of course, reflects Christ’s love for the church).
Here’s a good answer from R.C. Sproul.
Here in Canada, we’ve been hearing terrible accounts of the suffering in long-term care homes, which is giving our country the opportunity to reflect on our treatment of the elderly. (See also: Which Mask Should You Wear?)
Here is something to keep in mind if and when you pray for the nations.
If you’re trying to get oriented with identity politics, you may enjoy this recent talk from Jonathan Leeman.
If we are to become conformed to the image of Jesus Christ, we must be in close fellowship with Christ’s people. We depend upon their counsel, their prayers, their zeal, and their example. We depend upon their love.
One of the worst things a couple can do is work to change one another into each other’s likeness. They are to be changed, rather, into Christ’s likeness.—Stuart Scott