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9 Things You Should Know About Neil Gorsuch and Supreme Court Confirmations

Joe Carter rounds them up since “President Trump’s nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, is scheduled to start his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee today.”

Pastoring Singles

There’s a new edition of the 9Marks Journal available and it’s all about pastoring singles.

Why I Love the Psalms

Robert Godfrey tells why he has such a deep love for the Psalms (which explains his new book Learning to Love the Psalms). I need to read it because I know I don’t love the Psalms as I should.

Rejoice! We Worship a God We Can’t Control

This is a good reminder from Aaron Armstrong.

What to Do When Your Girlfriend Is 70 Times Bigger Than You

This article does not acknowledge a Creator (though, interestingly, it capitalizes Evolution), but still points to some strange and fascinating creatures.

We Can’t Microwave People into Maturity

We all know that maturity takes time, so it’s important that we allow people time to grow. Especially our children.

My Father’s Anger

Samuel James distinguishes between two kinds of anger and applies it to those who affirm or deny substitutionary atonement.

Flashback: To Be Looked Through, Not Looked At 

In all areas of life the Christian is to be that set of spectacles that allows people to see something beyond, something better, something greater. The Christian is to point to Christ and do to this he needs to be looked through, not at.

The ironic thing about legalism is that it doesn’t make people work harder, it makes them give up. —Burk Parsons