Daily Roundup

Good People – We need to take a long hard look at our definition of “Good People.”

The Leniency of the Lord – Have you ever thought about how lenient the Lord is?  R. W. Glenn has.

I Don’t Know – The importance of the Pastoral ability to admit you don’t know.

God’s Love Demonstrated Through The Cross – a 28 minute video by Jarvis Williams.

Pat Robertson Advises Wife-Beating? – I am more and more convinced that someone needs to tell Pat to move on with his life.  But then what do I know?

What is Spiritual Formation? – I tell you that it is important and you can find out more about it from John MacArthur.

Quote:

Though the wicked are in prosperity, and are not in trouble as other men; yet the godly, though in affliction, are in a state infinitely better, because they have God for their portion. They need desire nothing else; he that hath God, hath all. Thus the Psalmist professes the sense and apprehension which he had of things: Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire besides thee. – Jonathan Edwards

Daily Roundup

Phillips’ Axioms – Dan Phillips gives some axioms to live by.

The Psalms of Jesus – R W Glenn starts a new preaching series.  In Luke 44:45 says that Jesus opened their minds to understand the Scriptures.  If He opened their minds, what does that imply about their understanding to this point?  Great resource site!

Safe Sex? – I think this says it all!  One Man, One Woman.

4 Disturbing Trends in the Contemporary Church – According to several studies, American evangelicals generally do not know what they believe and why they believe it.  Michael Horton lays out 4 reasons, out of many more, of why this is so.

Legalism or Obedience? – You are playing a game of Monopoly, and your opponent throws a ten with the dice. Then he picks up his player marker and begins counting his steps. Immediately you realize he will land on the corner — “Go to Jail!” Well, he doesn’t want to land there, so he stops just one step short, on New York Avenue. Immediately you cry foul. But he responds indignantly, “I only stopped one step short. What’s the difference? Don’t be such a legalist!”

Combating an Ancient Heresy – Are we gods?  How Scripture is twisted by groups to say we are.