Posted On October 8, 2016

Current Events

Top 5 International Stories of the Week

ERLC outlines some important international headlines from this past week.

Albert Mohler – Findings from the New Atlantis Report on Sexuality and Gender

Albert Mohler unpacks an important report and its findings on the issue of sexuality and gender.

Bible Study/Preaching/Apologetics

Paul Tripp – You Don’t Need More Parenting Advice

As a parent, this hit home with me: “This sounds obvious, almost cliché, but the significance of remembering or neglecting the gospel in parenting is greater than we often realize.”

George Guthrie – 6 Ways the Psalms Sing to Our Fears

George Guthrie outlines six ways we can use the Psalms to bring our fears to God.

R. C. Sproul and Derek Thomas – Theology in Dialogue

“Dr. Sproul was joined by Ligonier teaching fellow Dr. Derek Thomas for a relaxed and informative evening of theology and dialogue. These notable theologians and pastors answered questions submitted through social media and from a live audience at Saint Andrew’s Chapel in Sanford, FL. The topics addressed included God’s nature, Islam, finding a local church, Scripture, and more.”

Servants of Grace has embarked on a study of the book of Ephesians. I encourage you to check out what was posted this past week:

Charlie Handren – Walking as Children of Light

Charlie Handren – Be Filled with the Spirit

Charlie Handren – Worship and the Call to Submission

Charlie Handren – Marriage and the Glory of Christ

Zach Barnhart – Submission and Authority

Dave Jenkins – Preparing for Spiritual Warfare

Origins/Science:

Andrew Sibley – Adam as the Protoplast: Views from the Early Church in Response to the Archetypal View

“Although some of the Church Fathers used the theological language of archetype, it was in the context of Christ being the archetype of Adam and mankind. This is then different to the primary way that Walton has used it to suggest that the Bible speaks functionally of Adam being an archetype for the whole of humanity — one man as representative of other men alive at the time.”

Ken Ham and Tim Lovett – Was There Really a Noah’s Ark & Flood?

“The account of Noah and the Ark is one of the most widely known events in the history of mankind. Unfortunately, like other Bible accounts, it is often taken as a mere fairy tale. The Bible, though, is the true history book of the universe, and in that light, the most-asked questions about the Ark and Flood of Noah can be answered with authority and confidence.”

Bert Thompson – The Bible and the Age of the Earth

A free .pdf version of a helpful book on the issue of what the Bible has to say about the age of the earth.

Oldies but Goodies

A. W. Pink – The Prodigal Son

This is a free .pdf version of this classic work by A. W. Pink.

Herman Bavinck – The Holiness of God

Herman Bavinck provides a helpful study on the holiness of God.

J. C. Ryle – Children’s Stories

A free .pdf version of this classic work by J. C. Ryle. Those with small children should take note of this resource.

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