Today’s Kindle deals include a hodgepodge of books, plus Amazon’s monthly list of general market books.
Logos has their free book of the month available for the taking.
We have to expect to see a lot more of this in the days and years to come. “Vimeo, a leading online film production and sharing outlet, pulled the entire 850-count video catalog of Pure Passion ministry this month after determining the video content ‘demeaned’ homosexuals.”
Jacob explains why he and his wife are teaching their children the great hymns.
Here’s a short account of Magellan’s historic, deadly voyage.
“Today’s parents often go to ludicrous lengths attempting to remove all risk from their children’s lives and protect them from any negative assessment. There are very real consequences in the child’s life when parents raise their children in this self-referential environment. Children are taught that they have a right not to hear anything they do not agree with, and when they do, they should take it personally. This mollycoddling of our children does not prepare them for life.”
What is it that people find attractive about Reformed theology? Kyle Borg offers a good answer. “I am persuaded that it is in the theology of the Reformation where the glory of God works itself out most vividly, substantively, and with the greatest consistency.”
I’m sure there’s a principal of diligence we can draw from this practice of pointing at things.
Crossway has just published The Collected Works of John Piper, a massive 13-volume set. Justin Taylor has a thorough FAQ on the set, the methodology behind it, and the future additions to it.
There are a hundred explanations for this desire to protect and preserve life. But the only one that really makes sense, and the only one that is compelling enough to believe, is that God is the creator of life, and that he has given life intrinsic value.To recklessly endanger life is to reject both the giver and his gift.
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It’s not His way to give more light on the future than we need for action in the present.—J.I. Packer