A La Carte (November 17)

Good morning. May the Lord bless you and keep you today.

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On sale this week at Westminster Books is Paul Tripp’s new book on doctrine.

Today’s Kindle deals include a list of titles from Crossway. The theme seems to be relationships.

In Our Rejection of the Prosperity Gospel, Are We Missing God’s Provision?

Jared Wilson wonders whether, in our fervor to condemn the prosperity gospel, we’ve perhaps gone just a bit too far and condemned God’s provision.

Ottomans and Incarnation

Here’s a neat account about taking one of those opportunities God provides.

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Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry

There’s a new issue of the 9Marks Journal read for reading via download or in your browser. This issue deals with sound doctrine.

The Voices Behind Us

Andrea says “we all have voices behind us – their hot breath of condemnation against our necks. Many times we hear our own words joining theirs, bearing down on us in the night.”

The Destroyer of All Darkness

“Jesus came into this dark and fallen world as the new creation and to bring about a re-creation of all those for whom He died. He is ‘the Destroyer of the darkness,'” says Nick Batzig.

Church is Back, But Where Are The People?

“In a day when we can personalize and customize all our interactions, at least those of a digital nature, the church forces us into relationships that don’t fit social media algorithms. The church, the embodied gathering, doesn’t reconfigure to our likes and shares and news preferences. We need this kind of community or we may end up lost down some worm hole on the Internet.”

Flashback: 3 Parenting Myths We Are All Tempted To Believe

As Christian parents raise their children in the discipline and instruction of the Lord, we can be tempted to believe some dangerous myths about what we are doing and how we are to go about it.

That place and position is most healthful for us in which we are kept most humble—most taught our own sinfulness, drawn most to the Bible and prayer, led most to live by faith and not by sight. —J.C. Ryle