Morning Mashup 10/24


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Five Facts About Loving God – Jason DeRouchie writes at Desiring God on what loving God is really all about.

Where Did All These Calvinists Come From? – What an excellent question! In the 1950’s there were relatively few self-conscious Calvinists, yet today we are everywhere! In a recent lecture at Capitol Hill Baptist Church, Mark Dever gives twelve reasons for why there has been such a resurgence of Reformed theology among younger evangelicals.

Should We Pull Back From Politics? – Russell Moore calls for priority in politics: “We want to see our so-called enemies out-voted when they’re doing harmful things, unelected from office when they’re hurting the common good. But we don’t stop there. We want to see them transformed by the blood of Christ. We don’t only want to sing ‘Onward Christian Soldiers, Marching As to War.’ We also want to sing ‘Just As I Am, Without One Plea, But That Thy Blood Was Shed for Me.'”

10 Worldly Things That Singles Do When Dating – “Look at the typical evangelical church and you will find singles dating one another. Stop and look closely for a moment. Many of their dating habits are patterned after worldly thinking. The devil is probably laughing at us. He really doesn’t have to do anything to stir up a mess in evangelical dating culture. We’ve created our own mess by thinking more like the world rather than distinctly as Christians.”

Preaching is a Dangerous Thing – Paul Washer describes how preaching is dangerous for both preacher and hearer.

18 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids – Parents say they regret many things they may have done or not done with their children. Here are eighteen things Tim Challies writes he will not regret doing  with his kids.

God’s Wird not only asserts truth; it creates and destroys, plants and uproots, judges and justifies, kills and makes alive. –Michael Horton

 

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