Kindle deals for Christian readers
Crossway’s added a couple of additional titles from the On the Christian Life series to their weekly deals ($3.99 each). Be sure to check all these out before they end:
- Schaeffer on the Christian Life by William Edgar (ends today)
- Warfield on the Christian Life by Fred Zaspel (ends today)
- Calvin on the Christian Life by Michael Horton
- Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life by Stephen Nichols
- Edwards on the Christian Life by Dane Ortlund
Also on sale:
- Prepare them to Shepherd by Brian Croft—$2.99
- The Way of Wisdom by J.I. Packer—$5.99
- The Gospel of the Lord by Michael Bird—$3.99
- God’s Love by R.C. Sproul—99¢
A fake faith stands in contrast to authentic faith. A fake faith stems from a wrong attitude, puts the emphasis in the wrong place, aims in the wrong direction, and/or encourages the wrong expressions. Fake faith comes in many forms, but I see four clear and common examples among Christians throughout the West. Here’s my list of four types of fake faith and the premise behind each.
Meet John A. Macdonald, notorious drunk.
This is an interesting infographic.
George Guthrie does a great job on this review of a new book advocating for an inclusive position on the LGBT issue.
Every other year, I do a Bible reading plan for my daily devos. Every other year I do the whole “read the Bible in a year” thing, and last year was one of those, so 2015 is a year in which I’ll hopefully study a smaller amount of text in a deeper fashion. When I read through the Bible in a year, I don’t bother with much extra-biblical materials like commentaries or study notes—there’s not enough time in the day. But, when I get to study on a less rigid reading plan, I can spend more time in smaller amounts of Scripture, and maybe even read a simple commentary alongside the Scripture.
When 2015 came, I decided that I was going to read through the gospels at least once, but maybe even multiple times. I haven’t ever really camped in one section of Scripture for a long time, and I’d love to spend a lot of 2015 getting to know the gospels a bit better.
I started with Matthew last week, and right away, just in the first few days, I came across the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7).