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Westminster Books has a great deal on a new book that looks really helpful: Faith that Lasts: Raising Kids That Don’t Leave the Church by Jon Nielson.
This is a good and important word from Sam Allberry. “Marriage is not ultimate, but it points to the thing that is. Marriage itself is not meant to fulfill us, but to point to the thing that does.”
Here’s a great little anecdote from the life of John Stott.
Google has put together an impressive site to celebrate 100 years of National Parks. With it you can tour through some of the most amazing parks.
“We’re all getting catfishes. … But this isn’t a modern phenomenon at all. In fact, it’s centuries old, so old in fact that the author of Proverbs exposes one of the oldest catfishing schemes in the book…”
This is a great article from Thabiti Anyabwile. “I suspect that most preachers regularly fight to put their trust in the correct place when it comes to their preaching. Maybe that’s just me, but I’m probably not alone. It seems to me it’s easy for the preacher to trust himself even when he doesn’t intend to.” He explains what that can look like.
This Day in 1901. 115 years ago today the New Testament of the American Standard Version Bible was published. This was the first major American Bible translation since the King James Version of 1611. *
This video will surprise you with a list of words that seem like they are related, but aren’t. Did you know, for example, that “male” and “female” are not related in their origins?
It occurs that I’ve only ever heard this story told by Christians who then refute it. But there must be some unbelievers out there telling it as well!
You say “evolved,” I say “created.” But anyway, it’s still interesting.
To be partly forgiven is to be wholly damned. Partial forgiveness is complete condemnation. The Christian and the Christian alone knows the pure delight of God’s full and final forgiveness.
One generation believes something. The next assumes it. And the third will forget and deny it.—D.A. Carson