Today’s Kindle deals include 4 from Crossway: Finishing Our Course With Joy and Weakness Is the Way by J.I. Packer, Disability and the Gospel by Michael Beates, and Why, O God? by Larry Waters.
This is so good: “Women create, shape, and maintain human culture. Manners exist because women exist. Worthy men adjust their behavior when a woman enters the room. They become better creatures. Civilization arises and endures because women have expectations of themselves and of those around them. This is not just a conservative or traditionalist idea.”
“Here’s reality: life is hard! Yet, God has so gifted us with a means to remind each other of the gospel in Christian community.”
This is fascinating: “On the African savanna, a fascinating and unprecedented partnership between people and wild birds gets started with a simple ‘brrr-hm’.”
I was touched by this video—a poem combined with a video as a father expresses his love for his son.
Yes and amen! The loss of the prayer meeting has been a sad loss to many churches.
This Day in 1632. 384 years ago today John Locke, English philosopher and author of The Reasonableness of Christianity, was born. *
Wow. “Somewhere in all of the hype and go-get-em pep rallies for God, I started believing that I needed to become something. When the Gospel is left out and you tell a room of 16 year olds that the world is their oyster, Jesus starts to look like a patsy who missed his calling. He could’ve been something.”
This is a longform article from ESPN that examines the troubling history of the daily fantasy sports industry. In short, “The implosion of the daily fantasy industry is a bro-classic tale of hubris, recklessness, political naïveté and a kill-or-be-killed culture.”
There are two different lives I lead. Two different kinds of life. There is the life I love, but that is so difficult to maintain, and there is the life I hate, but am so often tempted toward. The first is a life of discipline and self-control, while the second is a life of disorganization and instability. I love the first life, but am constantly sliding toward the second.
God has linked together holiness and happiness; and what God has joined together we must not think to put asunder .—J.C. Ryle