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A La Carte (November 4)

Today’s Kindle deals include just two books: Openness Unhindered by Rosaria Butterfield (which I highly recommend) and To Walk or Stay by Lara Williams (which I’m not familiar with).

This week’s deal from Westminster Books is Vos’ Systematic Theology.

Here are 6 deals from Logos you may want to consider if you use their software.

What’s Really Going On with Evangelicals and Same-Sex Marriage

Trevin Wax: “The biggest debate in evangelical circles these days is not over same-sex marriage. It’s whether or not male-female marriage is a ‘core commitment’ or an issue we can ‘agree to disagree’ on. And more and more institutions and organizations are making it clear that marriage is the first, not the second.”

Ignatius Loyola and the Society of Jesus (Jesuits)

Sam Storms provides a helpful introduction to Ignatius Loyola and the Jesuits.


You’ll find this silly little video very unsatisfying.

The Ordinary Christian Life

It seems that the “Radical” trend has faded a little bit, but Michael Horton’s article on ordinary Christian living is still well worth reading.

Truth Matters Summit

A couple of nights ago The Master’s University hosted a summit on the presidential election. John MacArthur was one of the panelists. I haven’t yet watched it, but wanted to provide the link in case you’d like to.

This Day in 1740. 276 years ago today August Toplady, English clergyman who authored ‘Rock of Ages’ was born. *

4 Portraits of Power

Jen Wilkin looks at 4 magazines in a magazine rack near you and shows how they portray power.

A Little Introduction to Covenants

You can read or listen to D.A. Carson’s brief introduction to biblical covenants.

Flashback: A Quiz on the Doctrine of Scripture

Thirty-three questions on the doctrine of Scripture.

If you are more concerned about politics than saving souls, then you may be a citizen of the wrong kingdom.

—Joby Martin

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    We All Have To Do With God

    Every one of us must deal with God. Every one of us must, at some time, face God. Every one of us must be prepared to give an account to God. For, as Scripture says, “Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto…

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    Weekend A La Carte (February 24)

    A La Carte: Wherever he leads, he’ll go / Britain’s loneliest sheep / Helping your teen with porn / How do the Arminian and Calvinist views of election differ? / Exposing the good in digital distractions / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Coram Deo Pastors Conference)

    This week the blog and this giveaway are sponsored by the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. Dear brother pastor, In a spirit of prayerful expectation, I want to invite you to the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. This new event is hosted by Clearly Reformed (a new ministry I help to lead) and Christ Covenant Church (where…

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    God’s Goodness in a Cruel World

    There is much to love and appreciate about our God, much for which we ought to give him praise and thanks. One of the attributes we may consider too seldom is his goodness, and as an aspect or component of his goodness, his kindness. And that is the subject of

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    A La Carte (February 23)

    A La Carte: Order, preparation, and the Spirit’s leading / Desecration at St. Patrick’s Cathedral / Why did God stigmatize the disabled? / Who would I be if I was happy? / 7 parenting errors that can influence adult children to leave the faith / and more.

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    A La Carte (February 22)

    A La Carte: Ice, wind, and unanswered prayers / Was it all a waste? / Prepping for the impending apocalypse / The best analogy for the Trinity / Getting to stop by woods on a snowy evening / Bible translation and AI / and more.