The current issue of the 9Marks Journal considers prayer in the life of the church. All the articles are free to read.
Tomorrow is a big day for the UK and many are struggling with how to vote. “But God’s Word has not left any of us struggling to know what to pray for. And those who aren’t voting on Thursday still have the privilege of praying—and praying earnestly—for the referendum.”
“Let’s start bringing up the problem of shame in our small groups and Sunday school classes and sermons, so that the light of the gospel can begin to free God’s people from its dark grip.”
“The Confederate Civil War prisoner camp in Andersonville, Georgia, was an utter nightmare for the many soldiers held within. It was dangerously overcrowded, rife with disease, and food and medical supplies were always in short supply.” This short video describes it.
Thomas Kidd provides an answer by going to history first.
“In 1946, a group of Russian children from the Vladimir Lenin All-Union Pioneer Organisation (sort of a Soviet scouting group) presented a carved wooden replica of the Great Seal of the United States to Averell Harriman, the U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union.” But it was much more than a mere gift!
This is very good and very important: One critical conviction about God and his Word.
Two years ago I featured Jesus Calling in my series “The Bestsellers.” It continues to dominate the bestseller lists and has now sold more than 10 million copies.
Our security doesn’t depend on our ability to stay saved, but on God’s ability to keep His promise.—John MacArthur