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A La Carte (February 3)

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Slander in the Camp – “How many of you have witnessed the evils of slander? Sadly, it happens all the time in circles of people who name Jesus as their King and Redeemer. The more I speak with leaders and fellow Christians, the more I realize how prevalent this is.”

Free from Logos – Logos’ free book of the month is Justification Reconsidered from Stephen Westerholm. (Read John Piper’s review)

Live Close to the Embers – “Job lived without a sense of entitlement but rather a state of grace. God gives. Job is needy. This is how it works.”

Self Esteem – “It’s essential that we teach our kids this important life lesson: Let other people brag on you when it’s merited, but, don’t ever be the one who is bringing up your own good qualities or accomplishments.”

Religion and Politics – This month’s Tabletalk interview is with Russell Moore who does what he does best–discusses religion and politics.

Worst Money Habits – Here are the worst money habits of today’s twenty-somethings.

Tip Creep – Yes, this is definition happening.

Packer

The peace of God is first and foremost peace with God.

—J.I. Packer

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  • Free Stuff Fridays (Zondervan Reflective)

    This week the giveaway is sponsored by  Zondervan Reflective. When writers write, they are getting in touch with the image of God in them. This is true in some way of all artistry, but writers especially create worlds, characters, histories, and transformation–all ex nihilo (“out of nothing”). In The Storied Life, veteran author Jared C. Wilson…

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    A La Carte: Deep mercy for our dark insanity / The Rock / God will give us more than we can handle / When cynicism sets in / The judgment of getting exactly what we want / The life of Paul Kasonga / and more.

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    A La Carte (May 16)

    A La Carte: When intrusive thoughts come / How a horse saved orthodoxy / The brevity of life / Bad therapy / Acts of kindness aren’t random / Does John’s Last Supper chronology differ from the other gospels? / and more.

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    A La Carte (May 15)

    A La Carte: My pastor made me wait to enter ministry and I’m grateful / How could a good God… / How should a wife respond to her husband’s bad authority? / Sing your heart out, Christian / Does Jesus’ view of grace offend you? / Preaching the Psalms as a book / and more.

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    A La Carte (May 14)

    A La Carte: When God takes his time / Biblical priorities / God is doing something / Broken pieces / Loosening my grip / Since God’s call is effectual, how can someone be a false convert? / and more.