Today’s Kindle deals include three from Christian Focus: A Christian’s Pocket Guide to Sin by Iain D. Campbell, A Christian’s Pocket Guide to Suffering by Brian Cosby, and A Clearing of the Mists by Martin Haworth.
This article tells just how much money Spurgeon made while he was alive (a LOT!) and what he did with it all (also a lot!).
Jen Thorn: “The amazing thing about studying God’s word and reading theologically rich books is that it makes me long for more. The more I study God, the more I want to know him. So the more I read, the more I want to read.”
“I think I always had the desire to cross-dress. Some of my very earliest memories are of a dress-up box that my brother and I played with. It was probably filled with pirate outfits and funny hats, but there were also a couple of old dresses. I only dimly remember wearing them, but I more clearly remember the disappointment of finding that they’d been removed one day—presumably by my concerned parents….”
“Let’s cut right to it. Sometimes we don’t feel like reading our Bible, praying, going to church or other things that God tells us are good for us to do. It may not be any one thing, for any number of reasons we just don’t want to do it. So what do we do?”
This Day in 1518. 498 years ago today Martin Luther was summoned before Cardinal Thomas Cajetan to whom he refused to recant the 95 theses he had posted in Wittenberg. *
Geoffrey Kirkland offers 9 reasons that it must be true.
This video is neat. It shows the Rose Reading Room at the New York Public Library being re-stocked and re-opened after repairs.
I’ve spoken to a number of people over the years who are discouraged by friendships that seem weighted to one side. Christine Hoover writes about it.
Sexual purity has two components to it: the turning away and the turning toward, the stopping of one kind of behavior and the beginning of another.
The Bible exhorts us to weep with those who weep. It doesn’t tell us to judge whether they should be weeping.—H.B. Charles Jr.