A La Carte (February 20)
Grace and peace to you today.
There is a long list of Kindle deals for you to look over.
Yesterday on the blog: (A Prayer That God Would Save Our Children)
Revival and Bad Theology
“When revival hits, should we expect all the participants to have all their theological ducks in a row and align with our particular shibboleth?” Here’s one take on it. (See also: Asbury, Revival, and Christian Cynicism? and Why It’s Good to be Skeptical of the Asbury Revival.)
A Life-Giving Brain Cancer
“In July of 2022, I was diagnosed with a tumour in the left frontal lobe of my brain; what doctors termed the eloquent, dominant brain. … Six months later, I am glad to have completed active treatment, and excited for a second future. In fact, I’ve never been happier or felt more blessed than I do right now, and I’m eager to share with you why.”
Gender War, Technology, and De-Centering the Self
“It seems to me that the capacity to believe you could be wrong about something—in other words, the capacity to cultivate humility—is greatly strengthened by genuine encounters with other people, and is greatly weakened through the absence of such encounters.”
Why are some demons only able to be cast out “by prayer”? (Mk. 9:29)
Sinclair Ferguson answers an interesting question.
What Is Presbyterianism?
What is Presbyterianism about? This article explains its distinctives.
Nine Characteristics of the Great Old Testament Revivals
This is a helpful list of characteristics of revivals in the Old Testament.
Flashback: Learning to Stand
These are the six pieces of the spiritual armor we need for this spiritual battle: truth, righteousness, the gospel, faith, salvation and the Word of God…This armor is God’s gift to each Christian, sufficient to wage and to win this battle.
Satan’s chief device of temptation is to attack the truth of God. —R.C. Sproul