Kindle deals for Christian readers
Today’s the last day to get the following books for $3.99:
- The First Days of Jesus by Andreas J. Köstenberger & Alexander Stewart
- Scandalous by D. A. Carson
- Behold the King of Glory by Russ Ramsey
- Raised with Christ by Adrian Warnock
You can also get Christ, the Glory of the Gospel by Thomas Goodwin for 99¢.
Greg Thornbury reviews Mark Tietjen’s Kierkegaard: A Christian Missionary to Christians. Looks like an interesting read.
This is what happens to us when we operate with a materialistic mindset with Jesus. We’re OK with him … even enamored with him … to the extent that our needs we perceive he can meet are met. To the degree that we get some semblance of an answer or direction in our life issues, we are “OK” with Jesus.
Yesterday we heard the unsurprising news that Pope Francis has approved Mother Teresa for sainthood. She will be officially declared a saint this September, 19 years after her death. For Protestants like myself, this raises a couple of important questions: According to the Roman Catholic Church, what is a saint? And how can a person become one anyway?
But I have often been a poor steward of God’s provision. I have used food to push hunger away, rejecting my body’s built-in notification system. In eating and snacking (and snacking and snacking), I have insulated myself against feeling my need.
The physical risks of this habit are obvious, but the danger runs deeper.