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Weekend A La Carte (January 31)

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Is anything more exasperating than a toddler who won’t eat what you give him? ERLC gets to the heart of the matter.

Ever wondered How Bitcoin Works? This video explains, though not enough to take away all my confusion.

I recently watched a pre-release of the film The Drop Box. Here’s a trailer for what is a moving film.

Many people have a workday that is filled with meetings–and often not very good meetings. Here’s why.

Wayne Grudem and Barry Asmus have The Only Solution for World Poverty.

Unfortunately Ordinary Kids Read As Infrequently As Ordinary Adults, according to this article.

Thanks to HCSB for sponsoring the blog this week with their article What Does It Mean to Say a Bible Translation Is Faithful?

Why Does God Love Us? As R.C. Sproul Jr. says, “It might be a sound argument as to why He ought not to love us that we find this question surprising.”

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When it is the Lord’s work in which we rejoice, we need not be afraid of being too glad.

—C.H. Spurgeon

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  • Do Not Envy the Wicked

    Do You Envy the Wicked?

    It takes a long time for sinful instincts to become pure, for tendencies toward what is evil to be transformed into tendencies toward what is good, lovely, and pleasing to God. The man who quits drugs will still react when he catches a whiff and the woman who gave up alcoholism will still struggle when…

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  • Our Salvation Through Christ

    This week the blog is sponsored by Moody Publishers and this post is adapted from The Kindness of God by Nate Pickowicz (© 2024). Published by Moody Publishers. Used by permission. Just like the Old Testament, the New Testament teaches that this wonderful salvation is extended to us as a kindness. Paul opens his letter…

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  • Lets Hear It For the Second Parents

    Let’s Hear It For the Second Parents

    While today we tend to associate step-parents with divorce, in previous centuries they were almost exclusively associated with death and with either widow- or widowerhood. In an era in which lifespans were shorter and, therefore, a greater number of parents died while their children were still young, there was a distinct and honored role for…