Kindle deals for Christian readers
In case you missed them, here’s a look at this week’s Kindle deals:
- Note to Self by Joe Thorn—99¢
- Faithmapping by Mike Cosper & Daniel Montgomery—99¢
- Not By Sight by Jon Bloom—99¢
- Give Them Grace by Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson—99¢
- The Cross and Christian Ministry by D.A.Carson—$1.99
- The Ultimate Guide to the Names of God by Elmer Towns—$2.99
- The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien—$2.99
- A Cross-Shattered Church by Stanley Hauerwas—$2.51
- Finding God in the Hobbit by Jim Ware—$1.99
- The MacArthur Bible Handbook—$4.99
- One Perfect Life by John Macarthur—$4.99
- Embracing Obscurity—$1.99
- What Every Christian Ought to Know to Grow by Adrian Rogers—$2.99
- Ready for Reformation? by Tom Nettles—99¢
- Detox by David Putman—99¢
- Big Picture Interactive Bible Storybook—99¢
The gospel is only a solution when it drives us to do, only when what we believe about the free grace of God in Jesus makes us move. Only when we can make the connection between the gospel and the centuries of racial inequality in the United States, the lasting impact on our government and social structures, and the insidious and subtle effects on our own minds and hearts is it a solution. (If you do not acknowledge racial inequality historically, societally, and governmentally please keep reading. The gospel applies to my view and yours; we both need it.)
It is always true: we have sinned against God more than anyone has sinned against us. Which means our suffering does not excuse our sinning.
And yet, it is also true that every sinner is in some way, often in profound ways, a great sufferer.
As a Christian, the conflict between my sexuality and my faith would become the deepest and most intense of my life. Now in my forties, I’ve gone from being closeted to openly lesbian to celibate to heterosexually married. The fact that I need to qualify my marital union as a heterosexual one reveals how much the cultural landscape has changed in that time—just as much as my own personal landscape has, though in very different ways.
In which Samuel Jones nails it.
The mandate for Christian ministry
Great stuff from Albert Mohler: