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A La Carte (October 7)

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The Vindication of Antonin Scalia – Here’s Al Mohler on yesterday’s news from the Supreme Court: “A giant milestone in the moral revolution passed today when the U.S. Supreme Court turned down every single appeal from several states on the issue of same-sex marriage.”

Pastor Saeed’s Letter to His Daughter – Saeed Abedini, the American pastor imprisoned in Iran, writes an encouraging and beautiful letter to his daughter on her eighth birthday.

Free E-Book – Crossway is giving away a free D.A. Carson book to whomever cares to download it.

The Pastor’s Family – Thom Rainer gives seven ways that the pastor’s family comes under attack.

Ebola Explained – Here’s a short but helpful explanation of Ebola. Speaking of which, you may like to read Pastoral Contentment and the Plague.

The Medium and the Message – Here’s a 50-year retrospective on Marshall McLuhan’s big idea that the medium is the message. It’s amazing to see how deeply the idea has become embedded in our society.

Spurgeon

When we think too lightly of sin, we think too lightly of the Savior.

—C.H. Spurgeon

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