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A La Carte (October 19)

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The Lonely Death of George Bell

This sad article from the New York Times looks at what happens when an unknown and forgotten person passes away.

Are There Degrees of Sin?

R.C. Sproul: “Many Evangelical Protestants have rejected the idea of degrees of sin because they know that the Protestant Reformation rejected the Roman Catholic distinction between mortal and venial sins. As a result, they’ve jumped to the conclusion that there are no distinctions between sins in Protestantism.”

The Five Fruits of Calvinism

David Murray continues his look at what you might call “true Calvinism” by a look at its five fruits. If your Calvinism isn’t bearing this kind of fruit, you might want to consider what he says.

A Call for Translators

The Gospel Coalition is looking for volunteers who can translate material into Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Chinese.

This Day in 1959. Al Mohler was born fifty-six years ago today. You can wish him a happy birthday at @AlbertMohler.

The Sad Truth about Airfares

The sad truth is that the industry has become so complicated that there’s no longer any visible logic to it. Which is to say, you almost always lose.

Run Hard, Rest Well in the Gospel

This is a helpful article. “The intention for every Christian is to run hard and to rest well.” That pretty much summarizes it, doesn’t it?

Putting the Mini in Ministry

Your ministry does not need to be grand and visible in order to be significant. GoThereFor shows how a mini ministry can serve others and bring glory to God.

Packer

The essence of God’s action in wrath is to give people what they choose, in all its implications.

—J.I. Packer

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