Ask R.C. Is it a Sin to be Wealthy? | R C Sproul Jr.
Not a question most of us have to trouble ourselves with.

Three Dangers Associated With Studying Backgrounds | Bible X
Good caution for my students about to start Old Testament Introduction.

Confessions of a (more recent) Bibliophile | Credo: Timothy Raymond
“Should every Christian aspire to be a bibliophile?  Only if every Christian desires to be increasingly conformed to the image of Christ.”

An Introverted Christian | Tim Challies
Like Tim, I’m naturally on the introvert side of the scale. I appreciate his challenge.

Self-Care and Self-Denial | TGC: Amie Patrick
This is such a good article: “Many of us don’t consider the issue of self-care until a crisis forces us to wake up. God, in his kindness, uses these crises to take us to places we wouldn’t choose on our own, but in these places we find greater freedom and joy in him.”

Five Important Theological Pairs | Christward Collective: Nick Batzig
“One of the many wonderful things about the Westminster Shorter Catechism is that it includes several extremely important theological pairs (i.e. joint categories) in the opening questions that help us robustly systematize the biblical truth concerning our relationship to God, God’s work in the world, the nature and effects of man’s sin and the saving work of the Redeemer.”

Hope For The Unhappily Single | Desiring God: Marshall Segal
“There is a new and widespread epidemic in our nation and even in our churches. It’s called the not-yet-married life.”

Kindle Books

A couple of Kindle devices have dropped in price for a few days with the entry level Kindle coming in now at $59.

On Guard: Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse at Church by Deepak Reju $4.99.

Mindscape: What to Think About Instead of Worrying by Timothy Witmer $0.99.

The Happy Christian: Ten Ways to Be a Joyful Believer in a Gloomy World. Price of the Kindle book has dropped a few dollars to $6.99.

Recommended New Book

A Well-Ordered Church: Laying a foundation for a vibrant church by Danny Hyde and Bill Boekestein $5.99 (Kindle).


Stories of God’s Grace: Stephen and Ellen