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Weekend A La Carte (February 6)

Grace and peacefulness be with you this weekend as you serve our Lord.

My appreciation goes to The Good Book Company for sponsoring the blog immediately with news of three of their newest titles.

Today’ s Amazon kindle deals include a little listing of classics.

(Yesterday on the blog: The Only Tears In Heaven)

The Fruit from the Spirit: Kindness

This is a good word on kindness. “ Kindness is easily considered, but not so easily carried out. We live in an age of velliety, where simply posting our desires for kumbaya and world peace are lauded as good deeds, plus nice intentions are mentioned as if they are triumphs. However , we struggle daily to be kind across the internet, throughout the aisle, and even across our own dinner tables. Any sincere couple will admit that will as time goes on and familiarity with each other grows, the kindness that will seemed so effortless at the begining of days becomes more difficult to convey. ”

Israeli Archaeologists Find First Purple Fabric from King David’s Era

“ The color purple appears several times in the Bible, usually inside a robe draping one of the nobleman of ancient Israel. However the search for an authentic artifact coloured the royal color from the time of King David offers always proved elusive. ” Until now…

Things We Remember

“ Those Israelites grew weary, as do We. So I am reminding me personally that our Savior will quickly return. He is cheering us to run our race in faith, trusting in your pet until we are safely house. ”

Stating The Gospel To A High-end Society

“ Paul could not simply be considered a sightseer when there was this kind of spiritual need. He is at Athens as a soul-winner. The fantastic Commission is to proclaim the particular gospel to non-Christians that are listening and the paganism from the Athenian people led John to devise a strategy in order to proclaim the gospel to all, whether they were in a place of worship or not. We fail if we abandon the roads of our towns and cities to the cults. ”

Pruned to Bear Fresh fruit

This is among those concepts we know from Bible verses but hate to learn within real life.

Mistakes Made: Bypassing the Discipler

Though this short article is written in the context of the mission field, I believe its lessons extend significantly beyond.

Flashback: It Takes Two

Gossip is not only a sin of the mouth, but also a sin of the ears. It requires two: the one who speaks and the one who listens.

It is God’s will that we should love; it might not always be God’s will that we should be loved. —J. R. Miller