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Weekend A La Carte (June 21)

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Kindle – Did you know you don’t need a Kindle device to read Kindle books? You can do it on your computer as well. Check it out right here.

PCUSA Redefines Marriage – This comes as no great surprise, of course. But it is still newsworthy.

She Had It All, and Lost It – “This incredibly beautiful, yet scarred woman was a bright ray of sunshine in that hospital bed. She could have been bitter… But every single day, Katherine and her husband Jay are pointing others to the Lord… Katherine is a living example that God’s grace really can be sufficient even when you’ve lost a great deal.”

Driving Away the Homeless – Here’s an interesting article about the ways cities drive away homeless people (and skateboarders, for that).

Reading Time – How much time do young people spend reading? Not very much according to this study.

What Is Hell? – R.C. Sproul answers.

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Grace finds us beggars but leaves us debtors.

—Augustus Toplady

  • 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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    A La Carte (June 18)

    A La Carte: The pursuit of (which) happiness? / Don’t hastily choose elders / The evangelistic nature of awe / What you read builds who you are / Till he was strong / A father’s threads of living faith / Logos deals / and more.

  • 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…

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    A La Carte (June 17)

    A La Carte: Honor good fathers and bad fathers alike? / Don’t give up, dad / How I respond to pride month / 5 myths about the pro-life movement / A seminar on biblical counseling / How do I know if I’m one of the elect? / Kindle deals / and more.

  • The Glorious End without the Difficult Means

    The Glorious End without the Difficult Means

    Just as Olympic athletes cannot realistically expect to win a gold medal unless they strictly discipline themselves toward victory, Christians cannot hope to prevail in the Christian life unless they take a serious, disciplined approach to it. Yet lurking in the background is always the temptation to hope that we can have the result of…

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 15)

    A La Carte: Learn to rest in God’s justice / 3 reasons why your small group is not a church / How can I be a godly father? / Gender in the void / Are images of Christ OK? / The getting of wisdom / and more.