May the Lord be with you and bless you today.
Westminster Books has a deal on a new systematic theology.
Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of noteworthy titles.
(Yesterday on the blog: The Gap Between Our Greatest Grief and Our Greatest Joy)
Ligonier has a helpful and quite extensive introduction to the twin philosophical worldviews of atheism and secularism.
“Jesus said, ‘Blessed are those that mourn.’ It is in this gospel mourning God comes to his people. The Spirit gives comfort as we mourn for sin and the effects of sin on a hurting world. We look to the Christ which came down in search of all those who would mourn by faith.”
Jacob offers three reasons that he is grateful that God is sovereign over even tragedies.
The crossing of the Red Sea is one of the Bible’s most familiar stories. “So if we were asked to recount this story, we could probably list many of the highlights without consulting Scripture. However, because the episode is so famous, and depictions of the event are so numerous, we will inevitably miss some details. The story is perhaps too familiar.” Indeed.
Mitch has been sharing some really interesting writing about the Old Testament. Here he shares a series of dates that help explain the OT storyline.
He sure can, as John Piper explains here.
It is to the weakest that we owe the greatest honor, to the frailest that we owe the greatest allegiance, to the ones most likely to be overlooked that we owe the greatest attention.
Do you want to make your Christianity attractive and beautiful to others? Then acquire the grace of patience now, before you experience illness. Then, if you become ill, your illness will be for the glory of God.—J.C. Ryle