A La Carte (February 25)
Good morning! The God of love and peace end up being with you today.
Today Crossway has a wonderful long list of theological books on sale for Kindle.
(Yesterday within the blog: Little Seeds that will Split Great Rocks)
Manhood & Womanhood Affirmations and Denials
The elders of Bethlehem Baptist Cathedral have released a couple of interesting documents. The first is a series of statements and affirmations and denials related to male organ and womanhood and the second related to ethnic harmony.
Pastors are Paid to Stare Out the particular Window
Type of, at least. Read what Jared Wilson has to say about it.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, it’s a Line Dance and a Picnic
Would you sing a hymn about line dances plus picnics? It’ s a neat example of why cultures need to create their own hymns. “ And the lyrics? Well, you bring in line dancing, picnics, and colorful flowers and you are speaking the enjoy language of our local people group. ”
Exactly what Is Hell?
Here’ s R. C. Sproul on hell: “ There is no biblical concept more grim or terror-invoking than the idea of hell. It is so unpopular with us that few would give credence to it at all other than that it comes to us from your teaching of Christ Himself. ” He comments on whether the biblical descriptions are literal or figurative.
The Gospel Of Church Government
“ The author and atheist, Christopher Hitchens, wrote in the autobiography: ‘ Everything about Christianity is contained in the pathetic image of the flock’. I believe he’s spot on. Frankly, he is thought much harder about this metaphor than many Christians have. ”
Head Coverings, Custom, plus Proper Decorum
Steven Wedgeworth interprets that will tricky passage about head coverings.
The storyplot Of An Muslim African-American Servant Who Converted To Christ
Here’ s the story of Omar ibn Mentioned who was born in 1770 in the West African kingdom of Futa Toro (modern-day Senegal), but sold into captivity in America, where he became a Christian.
Flashback: When Grumbling Meets Chat
There will be times when we disagree with other people. There will be times when we need to deal with other people for their sinful actions or attitudes or to challenge with others to contend for the truth and safeguard the gospel. But both must be handled with appreciate and grace.
Preaching Christ could be the only way to give strong comfort to suffering individuals. —Joel Beeke