March 19, 2014

I haven’t posted this week. I suspect that this one will rankle some folks. Dabble at your own risk.

I don’t typically read this fellow’s blog, but I think this post is right on. It is entitled “When Pastors Live In Multimillion Dollar Mansions, It’s Not A Sign Of God’s Blessing– But Our Sinfulness.” By the way, the post isn’t just about pastors. Good stuff.

Daniel Hyde tells his readers why it is important to preach predestination. I think it is impossible to really preach the Bible without dealing with predestination.

Mike Leake writes about “Why I don’t typically pray for a ‘hedge of protection.'” I don’t think that this is a big thing, however, it is worth thinking about.

MacArthur deals with the question of whether visits to heaven are real. You hopefully know the answer to this. It irks me that people get so excited about someone supposedly going to heaven and reporting that it is real. We have the Word of God, an infallible authority I might add, saying it is real. I digress …

Russell Moore asks where the prosperity gospel is found these days. It is alive and well, as you would expect. If you like TV preachers, read this at your own risk. I warned you.

You might have already seen this. It is been floating around for a few days …


September 17, 2013

B003D0TAM8.01._SX490_SCLZZZZZZZ_V190274968_As you probably know, I think parents ought to do their best to have their children with them in church. Here is a helpful post that Deb alerted me to that talks about this challenge. All of us need to read this post.

Speaking of raising our children in church, here Trevin Wax reminds us that the point of church isn’t to merely learn. What do we tell our kids when they already know ALL the stories?

“Acting the Miracle” is John Piper’s new book on sanctification. It releases at the end of this month. However you can download the whole thing in PDF form and read it now.

“Give and it shall be given to you …”

Spurgeon On Giving

June 16, 2012

“Our gifts are not to be measured by the amount we contribute, but by the surplus kept in our own hands. The two mites of the widow were, in Christ’s eyes, worth more than all the other money cast into the treasury, for, ‘she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all her living.’”