Linking to noteworthy articles from other blogs and websites.
T4G Made Me Look Like A Girlyman by Carl Trueman
My ministerial friends… have now dubbed me simply ‘the Anti-Celebrity Celebrity.’ Some are born hypocrites; I have found hypocrisy thrust upon me.
Three Times in History “Person” has been Redefined – Courtesy of HereIBlog
Sister… Show Mercy! by Dan Phillips
What are your clothes saying about you, sister? What are they supposed to say to your brothers? “Hey, look at this?” … While it may be true that I’m the one holding the matches, you won’t help me if you pile twigs all around my feet and douse them with lighter fluid.
When you are so “biblical” that you are unChristian by Erik Raymond
…too often these hard core Biblicists simply assume the gospel. Jesus is not emphasized as the means and motivation for righteousness. Instead Christianity becomes a laboratory to apply biblical principles. Sanctification is rooted in a striving to do and be better. Slowly but surely Jesus, his dying and doing for sinners, gets benched for my living and doing for God..
’Ifs’ Kill by Tullian Tchividjian
“Neither do I condemn you” creates an unconditional context within which “go and sin no more” is not an “if.” The only “if” the gospel knows is this: “if anyone sins, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the Righteous” (1 John 2.1).
Alistair Begg on the Death of Christ Courtesy of BibleMesh
Five Misdiagnosed Symptoms by Jim Stitzinger
1. Remorse misdiagnosed as repentance
2. Selfish ambition misdiagnosed as God’s direction
3. Rebellion misdiagnosed as Spiritual drought
4. Attendance misdiagnosed as Holiness
5. Discipline misdiagnosed as Persecution
New Translation of Bible Omits ‘Jesus Christ’ Courtesy of The Christian Post
The first verse of John, which in the NIV reads “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” becomes “Before time itself was measured, the Voice was speaking. The Voice was and is God.”