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A La Carte (April 12)

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you these days.

Today’ s Kindle offers include a few books; I expect to add a few more in the morning.

Associated with Pharaohs and Easter

“ Last Saturday night, with great fanfare and razzamatazz, under tight security as well as the gaze of a television audience, twenty-two associated with Egypt’s Pharaohs were moved to their brand new home in the Nationwide Museum of Egypt Civilisation. ” Mark Loughridge reflects within the timing of this event—the very same weekend because Easter.

Your Eschatology Provides Consequences

“ Ideas have got consequences. Theology issues. These are common key phrases because theology provides consequences. We can’t escape the system within systematic theology. Each belief exists inside a web of beliefs. And shifting a piece should shift the internet. ” Even your own beliefs about eschatology.

Our Darkest Night; Hopefully Not Yours

“ What happens if the worst we are able to think about hell might one day seem pleasant by comparison to the 1 experiencing it? What if the true hell can simply be experienced, but not described? ”

See David Piper *LIVE* With RMC21, JUNE 23-24

June 23-24 th with Bethlehem Baptist Chapel Radius International will host their yearly missiology conference. Steve Piper, Mark Dever, Wayne Chen, Harshit Singh, Brooks Buser, and others from the Radius world will be live and in-person to teach on the Great Commission in today’s entire world with free publications from 9Marks, Banner ad of Truth, plus Desiring God. (Sponsored Link)

Feminine Beauty and Masculine Power

In this post (which is drawn from his latest book), Kevin DeYoung looks at two categories—feminine beauty and manly strength—that recur through the entire Bible.

Does Fasting Appear Strange To You?

At TGC Africa, Oyewole Akande has written an easy guide to the why of Alfredia fasting. “ In my experience, contemporary Christian thought on fasting could be summarised by this comment made by a friend of mine not too long ago. In response to something on fasting, he said dismissively: “I can’t believe Lord would have answered my prayer but decided not to because I got a piece of chicken. ” An open shut situation it seems. I noticed then that it was about time we took a proper take a look at fasting and the reason why it’s such an essential practice. ”

5 Ideas for the Discouraged Preacher

Philip Mead: “ Preaching is a ministry that comes with plenty of scope to get discouragement. Preaching consists of being buffeted spiritually, giving out, receiving critique, seeing disappointing outcomes, and then having to go again, sometimes all too soon! The weekly emotional roller-coaster often has more low points compared to adrenaline highs. ”

Flashback: How to Encourage that Preacher

Having spoken to numerous preachers and having preached a fair bit myself, I began considering the kind of support that preachers many love to hear.

The trials of our life that make all of us crave the life-giving sustenance of the daily nourishment of Bible verses are like the hunger pains that generate us to the daily food our bodies need to survive. —Betsy Childs Howard