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Today’s Kindle deals include a book by Mark Jones that has gotten very good reviews.

How Shall I Love My Neighbor? By Keeping the Law!

Dan Doriani writes about love and law and how they are connected.

Jabberwocky (Video)

Jabberwocky is one of my favorite poems to recite during a microphone check. I very much enjoyed this recitation and visual interpretation. But that’s the joy of the poem, isn’t it? We can make it mean whatever we want…

What Makes Joe Rogan One of the Best Interviewers in the World?

Joe Rogan has, surprisingly, become one of the world’s best (and most popular) interviewers. Here Chris Martin offers some thoughts on what makes him such a good interviewer.

The Promise of Holiness

“Why should we be holy? What motivations are available to Christians for their heartfelt obedience to the law and will of God?” There are many and, as this article shows, some are far better than others.

Since Jesus Took Our Punishment, Why Didn’t He Need to Go to Hell Forever?

Here’s an answer on video from R.C. Sproul.

What We Can Learn from John Chau

Do you remember John Chau, who died trying to reach a remote people group? This article from TGC Canada offers some lessons from his life and death.

See Jesus in the Jewish Fall Feasts

This article guides you (and perhaps your Jewish friends) into seeing Jesus in the Jewish fall feasts.

Flashback: The Duty of Diligence

A simple life of quiet diligence is a life that is pleasing to God and worthy of his name.

No matter how many steps you have taken away from God, it’s only one step back.

—Wayne Mack

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  • 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)

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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.

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    Like an iPhone, Only Much More So

    Can I confess something to you? There’s one thing Aileen does that really bugs me. We will be talking together and enjoying one another’s company. But then, as we chat, I’ll hear the telltale buzz of her phone. And I can tell that I’ve lost her. I can see it in the look on her…