Today’s Kindle deals include several short guides to the Bible and doctrine as well as Scotty Smith’s prayer book Everyday Prayers.
“If you’ve been a Christian believer for any amount of time, you’re familiar with the feeling: It’s like you’re … off. Foggy. You’re not connecting with God, even after you’ve asked Him to search your heart and reveal to you any unconfessed or secret sin.”
Burk Parsons: “The Word of God gives us not only permission to make resolutions, it gives us good reasons for doing so. Various biblical passages seem to provide us with reasons for resolutions and examples of men of God who resolved to live for Him in a particular manner for a particular reason. As such, in considering how to glorify God in all that we do in our particular circumstances and callings, we would be wise to resolve to make particular resolutions to assist us in our sanctification.”
Remember Y2K? Here are “lessons of the Y2K panic, a worldwide digital apocalypse that never happened.”
Today only, download the ebook edition of The Legacy of Luther edited by Stephen Nichols and R.C. Sproul for free. (This offer comes from Ligonier Ministries, this week’s sponsor.)
Here’s a beautiful video displaying just some of the beauty of Norway. It’s yet another country I’d love to visit!
J.A. Medders: “Biblical confession involves more than admitting our sin. Sometimes we think fessing up to our sins is enough. ‘Alright, I’ll say what I’ve done, get my grace ticket, and go on my way.’ That’s a confession booth. That’s not biblical Christianity.”
This Day in 2002. 15 years ago today Islamic militants killed and maimed American missionaries working at a Baptist-run hospital in Yemen including William Koehn, Kathleen Gariety and Martha Myers. *
The New York Times profiles Bart Campolo, son of Tony, and tells about his abandonment of the Christian faith.
This is a short, wise reflection from Seth Godin.
This is our formula, right? But is it the Lord’s?
Far be it from us to seek a crown of honor where our Lord found only a crown of thorns.—C.H. Spurgeon