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    The More We Drink, The More We Thirst

    What does your heart hunger for? What does your spirit thirst for? What is that thing that if you had it, that dream that if you achieved it, that reward that if you gained it, you’re sure you would now be satisfied, you’re sure your restless heart would finally be at peace? There are many…

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    Keep Your Good Deeds Secret (From Even Yourself)

    Legend tells of a humble old man who wished to do good to others, but not to receive their praise. So he wrote letters of blessing, epistles of encouragement, placed them in bottles, and set them afloat on the seas where, through the power of wind and wave, they went through the world, cheering many…

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    The Essential: Righteousness

    This is the eighth installment in a series on theological terms. See previous posts on the terms theology, Trinity, creation, man, Fall, common grace, and sin. First and foremost, righteousness is an attribute of God: “For the LORD is righteous” (Psalm 11:7). The fact that God is righteous means that he “always acts in accordance…

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    A La Carte (11/18)

    Forgiveness – Russell Moore writes about what forgiveness is and isn’t. “The most difficult math problem in the universe, it turns out, is 70 x 7. Perhaps the hardest thing to do in the Christian life is to forgive someone who has hurt you, often badly. But Jesus says the alternative to forgiving one’s enemies…

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    A La Carte (10/25)

    The Things He Wanted to Do – John Piper writes about Steve Jobs. “The wisdom Steve Jobs learned, he said, was this: Do a couple things, and do them well. You don’t have time for much. And most of things are not lasting. So do two or three things, and do them amazingly. Not a…

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    A La Carte (10/3)

    Collateral Damage – Thabiti Anyabwile has written a very strong article on James MacDonald inviting T.D. Jakes to speak at The Elephant Room. “This isn’t on the scale of Piper inviting Warren. This is more akin to Augustine inviting Muhammad. This invitation gives a platform to a heretic. It’s imprudent and counter-productive–witness already the Trinity-related…

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    A La Carte (11/30)

    Cyber MondayToday is “Cyber Monday,” the day that online retailers come up with deals to try to rival what brick-and-mortar retailers offer on Black Friday. Here are a few deals I noted this morning: The big news at Amazon today is a great deal on the 8 GB iPod Touch. Today only it’s on sale…

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    A La Carte (6/13)

    Friday June 13, 2008 Desiring God National ConferenceRegistration is now open. This year’s topic: The Power of Words and the Wonder of God. Speakers include Driscoll, Ferguson, Kauflin, Tripp… Youth “Must Read” ListsDoctrine Matters is asking your help in putting together a must-read reading list for youth. Space WallpapersIf you still haven’t prettied up your…