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Darryl Dash offers some great questions for preachers to consider.
Jared Wilson: “The gospel is an old hymn. The gospel is sheet music printed in antiquarian typeface on a yellowed page in a dusty book. It’s the ‘old, old story’ and the ‘old rugged cross.’ It is four verses—and please don’t skip the third verse to expedite the invitation!”
George Guthrie says “In this post I want to make a case for learning the basics of doing word studies, whether we are pulling out the shovel of deeper Bible study or the trowel of basic Bible reading. Here are 4 motivations…”
You’ve heard the concept of soul mate, but do you know where it came from? Its origin highlights why it’s mostly an unhelpful and unrealistic concept.
Canon and Culture looks at recent incidents of human violence and compares them to incidents of animal violence. “These incidents provide a window into our society and, despite the unthinkable and horrific nature of their tragedy, provide opportunities for reflection.”
This Day in 1852. 164 years ago today, following the Great Awakening, Hawaii sent out its first missionaries to the Caroline Islands. *
Here’s the tale of a sound so loud it circled the earth four times. It is the loudest sound ever heard on earth.
Why would Jesus have delayed in healing that girl?
“Is it wrong to be motivated by rewards? Somehow in my mind it seems like the reward must negate the joy or the purity of obedience, and especially when it comes to the way I handle money. Shouldn’t I want to give out of the joy of obedience? Shouldn’t I want to give simply because I love the God who commands me to give generously?”
To bless God for mercies is the way to increase them; to bless Him for miseries is the way to remove them.—William Dyer