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A La Carte (September 6)

Today’s Kindle deals include The Lion and the Lamb by Andreas Kostenberger, It’s All in How You Tell It by Haddon Robinson, The Bible’s Answers to 100 of Life’s Biggest Questions by Norman Geisler, Living Forward by Michael Hyatt, and The Art of Work by Jeff Goins. If you were too busy not working to read blogs yesterday, you’ll want to check out yesterday’s Kindle deals since there were some good ones.

Also from yesterday:

  • My book Do More Better is available heavily discounted for Kindle at Amazon or in print from Cruciform Press (use coupon code laborday-dmb at Cruciform Press to get the print version for just $3.99!).
  • Logos users: Be sure to check out these “6 at 60” deals from Zondervan. There are some great resources at 60% off. The NIVAC has some must-have volumes and both the Old Testament and New Testament dictionaries are great resources.

Praying Through the Scriptures: Genesis 1

Chad Van Dixhoorn models how to pray through a passage of Scripture and he begins right at the beginning.

Focusing on the Family

Here’s some interesting interaction with Voddie Baucham’s book Family-Driven Faith and the general philosophy it espouses. “To put it simply, I would suggest that the next generation does not need a family-driven faith. It needs a faith-driven family. We should never reverse the order. Here are a few ways I believe that family ministry leaders are tempted to do so.”

10 Things You Should Know About Submission

Sam Storms follows up last week’s post which taught 10 things you should know about male headship.

Does Jeremiah 29:11 Apply to Us?

You probably know the answer, but the point here is to hear Greg Koukl’s reasoning behind his answer.

What Is the Longest Book of the Bible?

It’s all in how you measure it, of course. Justin Taylor tells the best measure and then which book is the longest.

This Day in 1651. 365 years ago today Obadiah Holmes was given 30 lashes in Boston Commons for preaching Baptist doctrine during which he joyfully exclaimed, “You have struck me with roses!” *

Christianity Falling Down

Michael Patton shows that the Christian faith is not a house of cards.

When Eating Is Sinful

Kelly Needham writes about being held captive by food. “I assumed I just had bad habits that needed to be reformed, but God made it clear that I was an idolater who needed forgiveness, a slave to sin who needed a Liberator.”

Faithful, steadfast love is the heart of marrage, for faithful, steadfast love is the heart of the universe.

—Christopher Ash

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