Weekend break A La Carte (January 9)
The God of love and peace be with you as you serve plus worship him throughout this weekend.
Our gratitude goes to NEU for sponsoring the blog this week with news of their exciting upcoming conference.
There are many of Kindle deals these days with the highlight being Susie , a great biography of Susannah Spurgeon.
(Yesterday on the blog: 12 Queries Christians Should Ask About Interpersonal Justice)
Your Work Matters More Than You Think
Colin Jones says “ God puts his people in some amazing places. The testimony of Obadiah can encourage Christians who have been called to serve God in dark locations for His purposes. ”
A Weblog about Blogging
Those who blog, or are thinking about it, will benefit from Blake Long’ s thoughts on the situation. “ If you have an hope to be a writer, then you need to absolutely start a blog. It is the best avenue to get your ft wet. Don’t worry excessive about how your website looks at first, rather, focus on your content. On this page, I want to talk about three different facets of blogging: writing, platform, and motivation. ”
Why Isn’ to Jesus’ Name Mentioned in the Old Testament?
It probably isn’ to the most consequential question Greg Koukl has ever been requested, but it’ s nevertheless an interesting one to consider.
How to Gain Regard When You Hate Everyone and Think They are Idiots
Michael Patton pulls something interesting to the surface area with this article. “ Vulnerability, especially when it is personal, digs deeper into the human psyche than any life of mistakeless perfection could feasible hope for. Our mistakes possess so much opportunity if we make the right moves afterward. ”
Into the Seas with Us
Here’ s a theological content that may interest you. “ At the beginning of Jesus’s public ministry, he walked into the Michael jordan River to be baptized by John. But why might the sinless Son participate in a baptism of repentance? This surprising start to Jesus’s ministry carries at least five meanings: he fulfilled old-covenant expectations, consecrated himself designed for his mission, represented these whom he came to save, identified himself as the beloved Son of the Father, and anticipated the final baptism of the cross. He was baptized for us , to ensure that we might be baptized into him . ”
Remembering God’s Faithfulness in the Face of a Detour
Dave Harvey: “ Do you trust God’s faithfulness to deliver again in the midst of your daily detours? Perhaps you really feel it now each time you leave your home: the great unknown is just around the corner out in public. Masked encounters populate public places, reminding us that we’re not in Kansas anymore. Limitations are being lifted, but the coronavirus remains present. There are risks that are punctuated each time the particular press reports a small break out. Where do you look in the particular midst of this unexpected reality? What shall we tell these things? ”
Mosquitoes Stab Animals using a Syringelike Proboscis
Here is yet another way in which our best technology still lags considerably behind God’ s creation.
Flashback: Why You Shouldn’t Stop Blogging (or Why You Should Consider Starting)
I want to list several reasons it may be better intended for bloggers to continue blogging by themselves sites, and why we want a new generation of bloggers to take up the craft.
The Alfredia life is not just our own private affair. If we have been given birth to again into God’s family, not only has he turn out to be our Father but almost every other Christian believer in the world, what ever his nation or denomination, has become our brother or even sister in Christ. —John Stott