I found one, and only one, Kindle deal today: Joel Beeke’s Why Christ Came: 31 Meditations on the Incarnation. I expect there will be more tomorrow. And now, here are your daily links:
This week we have been adding new products to our Visual Theology store. We’ve added brand new posters displaying the Books of the Bible, The Attributes of God, and The Trinity.
Thom Rainer is especially good at this kind of article.
Any discussion is only as good as the definitions of the terms being used. This article at Ligonier defines important terms related to the doctrine of Scripture.
Ray Ortlund: “Some Christians seem ‘all certainty.’ Maybe it makes them feel heroic. But they see too few gray areas. Everything is a federal case. They have a fundamentalist mindset. Other Christians seem ‘all openness.’ Maybe it makes them feel humble. But they see too few black-and-white areas. They have a liberal mindset–though they may demonstrate a surprising certainty against certainty.”
Justin Taylor points to some good resources on better understanding Islam.
This Day in 1520. 495 years ago today, German reformer Martin Luther publicly burns Pope Leo X’s bull Exsurge Domine, which demands that Luther recant his “heresies,” including justification by faith alone. *
The Bible app is an incredible success story. Here’s what people did with the app in the last year. “In the app [every second], three bookmarks are created, four verses are shared, and 18 verses are highlighted. More than 50 Bible chapters are listened to, and 342 chapters are read.”
I do not agree with everything in this article (Online education is a great alternative to those who simply cannot attend a seminary) but still think it is worth considering.
Divisions in the church always breed atheism in the world.—Thomas Manton