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Weekend break A La Carte (February 20)

My gratitude goes to AGTV for sponsoring your blog this week. Be sure to check out their range of Christian documentary series and films.

Today’ s Kindle deals include a few well-priced classics along with a volume from the NSBT series.

(Yesterday on the blog: There is certainly Only Ever Today)

3 Ideals That Drive Social Media

“ Values matter, and not just our own but also those individuals and institutions with whom we interact. The values that undergird your church, your children’s school, and, yes, even your preferred social media marketing platform affect your life. ”

Does Lord Predestine People to Hell? (Video)

Robert Godfrey answers in video type.

The Ingenuity of The ‘Ha-Ha’

This article discusses one of England’ s amusing little quirks: the “ ha-ha. ”

Canadian Pastor Jailed Over COVID-19 Infractions

Here is CT’ s coverage of the arrest of pastor James Coates in Edmonton, Alberta. “ The case of GraceLife Church pastor James Coates has reignited a religious freedom debate over worship gatherings during government lockdowns. GraceLife Church in Edmonton, after shifting to livestream for that first few months of outbreak, resumed worship over the summer time and has met every Weekend ‘ without incident, ’ it says. But authorities repeatedly flagged the cathedral for not capping attendance on 15 percent of capability, requiring masks, or interpersonal distancing, as required simply by health regulations in Alberta. ” (Also see this post from TGC Canada: What you ought to Know about the Arrest of Pastor James Coates. )

Did Our god Praise the Hebrew Midwives for Lying?

Keith Mathison: “ It is far from uncommon for people to bring in the story of the Hebrew midwives when the topic of resting is raised. It generally arises when someone asked whether it is ever justifiable in order to lie. A common version of the question concerns the Nazis. If you knew where Jews were hiding back throughout WWII and Nazis showed up at your door asking regardless of whether you knew where any Jews were hiding would it be justifiable to rest to them? Then the example of the particular Hebrew midwives comes up as an example of God praising is situated. ”

The Pain of Pretended Omniscience

“ There can be small doubt that in the present day most of us are awash with knowledge and parched intended for wisdom. We have rationalised the processes for understanding until we assume answers, are impatient with the process of studying, and struggle to confess real ignorance. We are constantly consuming unfiltered and mostly insignificant information, and are fearful associated with moments and movements getting away our attention. In this post I wish to explore one element of this phenomenon – the pain of pretended omniscience when it comes to social media marketing, the sense of knowing too much about matters we can do nothing to change, and some of the anxieties and problems this can present us with emotionally and spiritually. ”

Flashback: Deadly Doctrines: Facing Evil Like Snakes and Doves

Satan has opposed the particular church since the day from the founding, and he will continue to oppose her until the day time of his destruction.

A feeble trust may move molehills; it will take a stalwart faith to relocate mountains. —Theodore Cuyler