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A La Carte (September 3)

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The Pillar of the Truth – Steve Timmis: “The church, formed by the gospel, is for the gospel, and by her life and witness, she commends the gospel and is the primary apologetic for the gospel before the world.”

Jesus Is The Feast – Jamie Brown offers a corrective to those battling over different forms of worship.

TEF Conference – I believe in the work of the Elisha Foundation, which serves the families of those with some form of disability. If disability has touched your family or church, you may want to take a look at this upcoming conference.

Is It Sinful For Unmarried Couples to Make Out? – Andy Naselli dug up an interesting article meant to bring clarity where there is a lot of confusion.

Exegetical Landmines – Here is some wise counsel from a seasoned pastor. Pastors and their churches will benefit if the counsel is heeded.

The Osteen Predicament – Al Mohler has some great lines in his article about the Osteens.

5 Things Not To Do in Marriage – Here are 5 things not to do in your marriage.


As God by creation made two of one, so again by marriage He made one of two.

—Thomas Adams

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