May you know the Lord’s blessings as you serve and worship him this weekend.
There are some great Kindle deals today, including books by Steve Lawson and Gregg Allison.
(Yesterday on the blog: It’s the Air We Breathe)
“Every Christian who serves sometimes wonders if his or her efforts are having any effect. With some people it’s not obvious that God is working. Am I really helping this person change? Does my faithfulness really matter?” Kraig shares an example of a time when simply showing up mattered.
“If anybody wants to understand what is happening to the public square in America—indeed, if anyone wants to know how America, or at least her ruling class, wishes to understand itself, they need look no further than Pride Month.” Carl Trueman explains why it is so significant an event.
If you’ve heard the term but haven’t known how to define it, this brief video will be helpful.
“The worst deception in the church is self-deception on this point: that we believe we’re not self-righteous.” Ouch.
“There was a time when most things I knew about the Bible came from my pastor, and I learned them while sitting in a pew. These days, not so much.”
It seems to be generally accepted these days that the final verses of Mark should be treated with suspicion. For that reason, I appreciate this dissenting perspective. It is good to think about these things…
Less than a generation ago, few would have dared suggest that there is no necessary link between biological sex and gender identity. Today, though, it is commonly believed that a person with a female body may actually be a man or a person with a male body may actually be a woman.
Prayer is the antithesis of self-dependence.—Michael Reeves