The Lord bless you and keep you today.
On sale this week at Westminster Books is an excellent series of Christian biographies for children.
“When a book blossoms into such a literary lotus, myths also begin to sprout. Grains of truth rendering them plausible grow into weeds of fiction. Blocking the light of contrary facts and pilfering life-giving nuance, truth eventually withers. The following are seven myths about the KJB that now need pruning.”
Most fathers feel like failures much of the time…
I was blessed to read Donna Evans’ eulogy of her dear son, James Bruce. She says that “the world could not possibly understand how one individual, so limited in natural ability, could possibly impact the lives of so many. But that’s exactly what James Bruce did.”
David Paul reminds us of how much the Holy Spirit does in us and for us.
Colin Smith: “The Ten Commandments are a mentor to lead you to faith in Christ. A mentor is someone who can show you where you need to go and walk with you till you get there. Properly understood, that’s what the commandments will do.”
This is worth pondering as we use search engines and social media. “The architectures of the busiest hubs of online life are designed to make us reliant on them, not free us from them, and exposure to wisdom (opposed to knowledge) would expose this reality. It is Plato’s Allegory of the Cave on a global scale.”
It is well and good, I think, to have some familiarity with some of the most common false teachings and false teachers…But it can be dangerous to immerse ourselves in false teachings and false teachers. It can be dangerous to assume that we need to have a deep understanding of error in order to hold fast to what is true.
There is no halfway or lackadaisical way to fight lust. If you’re not fighting your sin, you’re befriending your sin.—Tripp Lee