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A La Carte (January 20)

Today’s Kindle deals include just a single, solitary book. It’s a good one, at least.

Westminster Books is offering a discount on a great book: James Buchanan’s Justification. They’ve also got several other titles on justification discounted.

Why I’m Thankful to Be An American Today

Everyone is writing about America today. I appreciate Amy’s thoughts on why she’s especially thankful to be American.

Introducing the Christian Standard Bible

There’s a new Bible translation in town, and, based on a brief look, I quite like it. Here’s a short introduction.

Picking Up Sticks in the Service of Jesus

“One of the perennial problems of the fallen human condition is that men and women love to serve when there is respect, reputation and remuneration involved, and not serve when it involves what they perceive to be a menial task done out of the sight of the prying and praising eyes of others. This is no less true of members and leaders in the church as it is among the people of the world.”

What Mike Pence Didn’t Do

It’s amazing how the media is portraying actions they perceive as anti-gay. Denny Burk shows how the headlines don’t nearly tell the truth.

The Man Behind Comic Sans (Video)

Here’s the story behind the world’s least-loved font.

This Day in 1569. 448 years ago today translator Miles Cloverdale, who produced the first complete printed English bible, died in London. *

Mobile Ed

Remember that from today until January 23, all of Logos’ Mobile Ed courses are free!

Preparing a Fossil (Video)

“Where most people see Tyrannosaurus or Hadrosaurus, I tend to see the product of millions of hours of dedication.” This video shows how those dinosaur bones are prepared.

Biblical Survey of God’s Kingdom

Here’s D.A. Carson tracing the theme of God’s kingdom through the Bible.

Flashback: Going All-in With Ebooks

It has been a year since I made the leap. I haven’t looked back.

The gospel turns the duty of doing and experiencing God’s will into a delight.

—Sinclair Ferguson

  • Unite in Prayer with Persecuted Believers

    This week the blog is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. “Can I have a Bible?” The guard studied Qasem. “If you paint the walls of every cell in this prison, I’ll get you a Bible.” “Where is the paint?” And so Qasem, enduring what would ultimately be a three-year sentence for running house churches throughout…

  • Tell Me

    Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

    If you have spent any time at all on YouTube, you have probably seen videos of people hearing for the first time or people seeing color for the first time—videos of people who, through the miracles of modern science, have senses restored that had either been missing altogether or that had become dull through illness…

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    A La Carte (February 26)

    A La Carte: How not to apply the Bible / 30 people in the New Testament confirmed / Taylor Swift and Christianity / But I did everything right / 10 reasons the Old Testament matters to Christians / Kindle deals / and more.

  • We All Have To Do With God

    We All Have To Do With God

    Every one of us must deal with God. Every one of us must, at some time, face God. Every one of us must be prepared to give an account to God. For, as Scripture says, “Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto…

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    Weekend A La Carte (February 24)

    A La Carte: Wherever he leads, he’ll go / Britain’s loneliest sheep / Helping your teen with porn / How do the Arminian and Calvinist views of election differ? / Exposing the good in digital distractions / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Coram Deo Pastors Conference)

    This week the blog and this giveaway are sponsored by the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. Dear brother pastor, In a spirit of prayerful expectation, I want to invite you to the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. This new event is hosted by Clearly Reformed (a new ministry I help to lead) and Christ Covenant Church (where…