Good morning. May the Lord bless and keep you today.
Westminster Books has a deal this week on a new Bible story book for children.
There are just a few Kindle deals to look at today.
In this article, John Piper wrestles through the fact that his hero, Jonathan Edwards, owned slaves.
“When we have a problem, we moderns tend to look for something to fix it with. Can we buy a gadget, download an app, or find a technique to fix our problem? Rather, the old wisdom was that we should change ourselves. Instead of trying to conform the world to ourselves, we should see how we can develop ourselves into the sort of person who can deal with these situations.”
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Those interested in some deep theological reading may want to look at the new issue of Themelios which is there for the taking.
This article from The American Conservative has some interesting (and concerning) thoughts about Facebook and the metaverse. “The average person now spends a large part of their life living on the internet. However, once the metaverse arrives, users will live out their lives in the internet. Yes, in it.”
Glenna Marshall explains why we need to read our Bibles not just for ourselves but for the people we love.
“People look at where you’ve been. Or where you’re headed. Noticing which trials have whipped or trudged through your life. And then decide you’ve got unusual fortitude. Courage. Perseverance to endure. ‘You’re so brave. I could never do that.’ I’m not so brave.”
Through the cross Jesus Christ took our guilt to give us innocence, he bore our shame to give us honor, he overcame Satan to take away our fear and give us power.
It is better to mourn for sin than for its consequences.—F.B. Meyer