As well as reading a lot of books, I also read a ton of articles every week. Here are some of the articles that I’ve read recently and have found interesting, helpful, challenging and encouraging. I hope that they will be the same for you, my dear readers…
A new issue of Credomagazine is out, this one focuses on the Trinity.
Is Wokeness the Greatest Threat to the Gospel?
Wax doesn’t address the title question of the article, it is a bit click bait like. However, he does say helpful things in the article.
A Murderer Finds Resurrection Life
A true testimony to the wonderful works of God in a person’s life!
Pastors, platforms and pedestals
“Pastor and churches, beware of platforms and pedestals. They only create more room for a person to fall from. If recognition does come your way, make sure that you’ve got people around you to keep you accountable, humble and faithful. Your job is to care for the flock, not to use them as a springboard to some idea of fame.”
A Runner in a Race
“Seeing ourselves as runners helps us to understand that being a Christian is not a one-time event, but a life-long endeavor.”
“This last year the Lord, in his sovereign goodness, removed from many of us the ability to gather regularly for worship, edification, and service. I pray that as we’re able to gather once again, every member will return. Remote, virtual, disembodied fellowship simply isn’t enough. We’ve made do with it. But hopefully it has caused us to value all the more the close, real, embodied gathering that anticipates how we will spend eternity—together in the presence of our Lord.”
18 Prayers to Pray for Unbelievers
“I trust that every Christian regularly prays for family or friends or colleagues or neighbors who do not yet know the Lord. And while we can and must pray for matters related to their lives and circumstances, the emphasis of our prayers must always be for their salvation. Here are some ways the Bible can guide our prayers.”
Suffering and Satan’s Purposes
“When you face suffering, remember that the enemy intends to use your suffering to draw you away from God. When Peter warns us of the work of the enemy, he cautions, “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour” (1 Peter 5:8). The enemy is not to be taken lightly. He desires to devour you.”