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A La Carte (May 22)

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The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you today.

Today’s Kindle deals include Jeremy Walker’s The Brokenhearted Evangelist.

Logos is having a massive Memorial Day Sale with thousands of products discounted. You can use code PARTNER15 to get an additional 15% off any purchase over $50. The Spring Academic Sale may also be worth a look.

What Should We Think About Paedocommunion?

As someone who formerly held to paedobaptism, I am glad to see this well-reasoned article about paedocommunion. “Because of growing interest in paedocommunion within some quarters of the Reformed church over the last half century, the practice merits a closer look. Let’s consider the compelling biblical and theological arguments against paedocommunion. These arguments, furthermore, help to explain why the confessional consensus of the Reformed churches has knowingly rejected the practice.”

Ten Questions for Readers of Erotica

John Piper’s ten questions for readers of erotica would be good questions to ask in a good many other situations as well.

That Time Paul Gave Timothy a Quote from Luke’s Gospel

You Are an Influencer

Marli looks at “influencer” and some other popular terms to see what’s behind them.

Do You Believe Your Pasture’s Green?

“Perhaps you, like me, have found comfort in keeping a record of wrongs of your surroundings. Instead of resting, we’re fretting. I’ve been swift to find fault with a circumstance and resort to envy or strife in viewing my personal situation. Preoccupied with ‘what ifs’ and ‘if onlys,’ we wonder if we’re in the right place at the right time, or maybe we’re hopelessly lost and in the wrong lane at peak rush hour.”

Adam Poisoned Me

You’ll enjoy the illustration and lesson in this article.

Flashback: The Freedom of Embracing My Weaknesses

As important as it has been to learn who God has made me to be has been learning, admitting, and embracing who he has not made me to be.

In the end, as in the beginning, it is not our good intentions or even our good deeds that will get us out of the muck of ourselves. It is God’s rescuing hand. It is his enduring announcement over us messed-up creatures, “I love you,” that changes everything.

—Jared C. Wilson

  • The Way You Walk

    The Way You Walk

    You can tell a lot about people by the way they walk, can’t you? You can tell a lot about their physical health, their emotional state, and perhaps even their spiritual condition. You can often tell at a glance whether they are healthy or ill, joyful or sorrowful, delighting or despondent. Consider a company of…

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    A La Carte (June 7)

    A La Carte: Feminism as critical social theory / Lessons from a Job season / Was the woman at the well married to any of the five men? / Holy haggling / The other D-Day / The problem with livestreams / and more.

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    A La Carte (June 6)

    A La Carte: Toward a Protestant pronatalism / The rise of hyperpleasures / Why only pastors can baptize / Fighting the “respectable” sins of gossip and slander / Can we forgive when the offender doesn’t repent? / 10 questions a Christian man should ask himself before making a marriage proposal / D-day / Kindle deals…

  • The Least of My Childrens Accomplishments

    The Least of My Children’s Accomplishments

    I know what it is to be a father and to take pride in the achievements of my children. I had not been a father for long when I learned that the least of my children’s accomplishments by far outshines the greatest of my own. Their smallest victory generates more delight than my largest and…

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    A La Carte (June 5)

    A La Carte: 3 waves that have shaped evangelical churches (and a 4th on the way) / When is a couple considered married? / A Christian’s practical guide to reproductive technology / Don’t be half a Berean / Wisdom is work / This body is only the seed / Book and Kindle deals / and…

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    A La Carte (June 4)

    A La Carte: The blame game / Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be / A kind invitation and lifelong friendship / Steered into error by those closest to you / Satan as “prince of the air” / Under the eaves / General market books / and more.