…the strength to live tomorrow will be given tomorrow, not today. And it will be given. Our task today is not to have the strength needed for tomorrow’s burdens. Our task today is to live by the mercies given for today, and to believe that there will be new mercies for tomorrow. Today’s mercies do […]Read More We need strength and it will be given
We need the Bible if we are to be competent Christians. The Bible will build us up so that we can endure suffering. It will give us discernment for difficult choices. It will make us strong enough to be patient with others and patient enough to respond with kindness when others hurt us. The Bible […]Read More We need the Bible
Jason Helopoulos writes about a common relational circumstance and then offers a hopeful encouragement: Many of us have friends, sons, daughters, wives, and husbands who we struggle to keep hope alive for. They are resistant to the Gospel. Their lives are not only filled with sin, but dominated and controlled by it. Some of the […]Read More The sinners in our lives
Sunday evening was the opening of the 2013 Major League Baseball season. I guess my passion for baseball has been passed on — my 17-year-old daughter has been reminding me daily for several weeks that baseball season is coming. No way she was missing that game! This morning I read an excellent piece by Kevin […]Read More Why baseball is best
Each month Christian Audio makes one book recording available for free. The selection this month is Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert’s recent book, What is the Mission of the Church? Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom and the Great Commission. This is an excellent book and worth your listen.Read More Free eBook: What is the Mission of the Church?
The book of the month (available both in our bookstore and library) for our church is Kevin DeYoung’s new work, The Hole in Our Holiness. I was first attracted to this book after listening to the address DeYoung gave at Together for the Gospel this year, “Spirit-Powered, Gospel-Driven, Faith-Fueled Effort” (audio download here). I found […]Read More GBC Book of the month: The Hole in Our Holiness
This morning Kevin DeYoung asks an important question: What exactly does it mean to be holy? What does it look like? Here’s one to think about it: consider growth in godliness as the sanctification of your body. The mind is filled with the knowledge of God and fixed on what is good. The eyes turn […]Read More The Anatomy of Holiness – Kevin DeYoung
Some helpful articles from the last week or two: Ten “Wives Speak Out” about their role in marriage and their practice of submission in their marriages. I find myself gravitating more to biographies these days — and here are two new ones on theologian Charles Hodge that appear interesting. Kevin DeYoung takes a closer look […]Read More Grab bag