Category: Academic Work

Weekly Roundup Links 10/16/2017-10/21/2017

This is our weekly roundup of links for 10/16/2017-10/21/2017 from around the web. We hope you find the following articles helpful to your growth in godliness. Your Church Can Be A Gospel Culture: Words by Dr. Ray Ortlund: If a church’s leaders will hold themselves to the high standard of #1, their influence will be conducive to a gospel culture. Not that we leaders will always live up to this standard. But defining it clearly and winsomely will help make a church into a safety zone where sinners can get real with Jesus and one another and start growing....

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Weekly Roundup 4/17/2017-4/22/2017

This is our weekly roundup of posts for 4/17/2017-4/22/2017. If you have any feedback on how we can serve you our readers better, I would appreciate it.  Thank you for reading and allowing us to minister to you throughout this past week through these posts. Monday 4/17/2017 The Majesty of Mystery: Celebrating the Glory of an Incomprehensible God (K. Scott Oliphint) reviewed by Zach Barnhart http://servantsofgrace.org/majesty-mystery-celebrating-glory-incomprehensible-god-k-scott-oliphint/ We Hate Weakness – But the Gospel Makes It Beautiful by Kristen Weatherall and Sarah Walton http://servantsofgrace.org/we-hate-weakness-but-the-gospel-makes-it-beautiful/ Episode 78- Aaron Armstrong– Luther: The Life, and Legacy of the German Reformer http://servantsofgrace.org/episode-78-aaron-armstrong-luther-life-legacy-german-reformer/ When God...

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Weekly Dose of Apologetics – 19-25 February 2017

Current Events Andrew Walker – Transgenderism in Public Schools: What the Latest News Means for Christian Parents “With the decision to withdraw the guidelines, the federal government will now resume its original understanding of “sex” to refer to biological sex, rather than the amorphous and subjective “gender identity.”” Bible Study/Preaching/Family Issues/Apologetics Joel Beeke – John Bunyan: The Faithful Tinker Joel Beeke provides an excellent short biography of John Bunyan. George Guthrie – How Word Studies Go Bad: A (Slightly Funny) Example “This is just a reminder that, while word studies can bring a rich depth to your Bible study,...

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The Necessity of Hardships: Why God Often Leads His Saints Into Dire Straits

2 Corinthians 1:8–9, “For we do not want you to be unaware, brothers, of the affliction we experienced in Asia. For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself. 9 Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But that was to make us rely not on ourselves but on God who raises the dead.” When Jesus announced his impending death, he just as quickly announced the kind of “death” required of his disciples. Luke 9:23–24 reads, 23 And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny...

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Good & Angry (David Powlison)

Which angry person are you? The Domestic Gunslinger? The Volcano? The Iceberg? Maybe you don’t think you’re an angry person at all like I did before reading this book. Or maybe, you think your anger is always and on every occasion sinful. This book is for you. All of you, in fact, as Chapter 2 points out. In Chapter 2, called “Do You Have a Serious Problem With Anger?” author David Powlison says the following: “Yes” (23). That is the entire chapter. Simple as that. We all have a serious problem with anger. It takes different shapes and sizes...

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