Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of volumes from Mark Dever as well as a few volumes from a popular-level commentary series.
I’m thankful to Josh for writing this one. “When considering the responsibility and privileges of the Lord’s Supper, we must refrain from barring ourselves by becoming an intentional absentee (not attending the evening service if it’s observed in the evening services) or by intentional excommunication (due to a guilty conscience regarding our sin).”
Here’s an important quality for anyone in leadership.
This is important: “The West is jettisoning the Christian understanding of human sexuality at an alarming speed. It is doing so, to a significant extent, without any meaningful understanding of how Christianity shaped western sexuality in the first place. Many seem to think that by freeing ourselves from the burden of Christian teaching we will finally be able to enjoy our sexuality without hindrance, as if this is what human beings were doing before prudish Christians came on the scene and ruined everything.”
This longform article from The Atlantic exposes the absolute evil of casinos. “Gambling is a drug-free addiction. Yet despite the fact that there is no external chemical at work on the brain, the neurological and physiological reactions to the stimulus are similar to those of drug or alcohol addicts.”
Diane Bucknell writes well about cutting the proverbial apron strings.
Let’s say you want to put all of your books in alphabetical order. What’s the fastest way to do so? This video explains.
New Book Release: Reformation Heritage Books has just published Dr. Joel Beeke’s commentary on Revelation. David Murray says “Dr. Beeke’s work on Revelation is a fine example of the kind of expository preaching that God has frequently chosen to bless to the salvation of sinners, the edification of saints, the strengthening of the church, and the demolition of satanic strongholds.”
Bill Mounce: “What do you rely on in your preaching and teaching? Human wisdom that is not based on divine revelation? The cute turn of phrase? Studied rhetoric at the expense of divine truth? Human machinations rather than the simple telling of divine revelation? Do you spend more time on your exegesis or on your delivery?”
Didn’t Jesus say we could move mountains if we have faith? So why don’t we see mountains moving?
This is the beginning of a short series I wrote on leadership within the home.
Time misspent is not time lived but time lost.—Thomas Watson