100 Bible Knowledge Questions from Kevin DeYoung
Kevin DeYoung shares 100 Bible Knowledge questions…fun if you’re a Bible geek (like me)
Stuck in Relationships by Paul Tripp
To begin, let’s look at 10 typical signs of a relationship gone bad:
Luther and the Psalms: His Thunder by Steven Lawson
In critical periods of the church, certain books of the Bible have played a pivotal role in shaping the spiritual direction of those history-altering eras. These key biblical books have been used by God to launch reformations and spark revivals. They have strategically defined epochs and birthed movements in the church. One such book is the New Testament epistle of Romans. Another is Israel’s ancient hymn book, the Old Testament book of Psalms. These two monumental books of Scripture — Romans and Psalms — uniquely came together in the life of one pivotal figure in church history. Such a man was Martin Luther.
Charles Spurgeon on Ministry and the Holy Spirit from Leadership Resources
In order to the holy and useful exercise of extemporal speech, the Christian minister must cultivate a childlike reliance upon the immediate assistance of the Holy Spirit. “I believe in the Holy Ghost,” says the Creed. It is to be feared that many do not make this a real article of belief. To go up and down all the week wasting time, and then to cast ourselves upon the Spirit’s aid, is wicked presumption, an attempt to make the Lord minister to our sloth and self-indulgence; but in an emergency the case is widely different…
Ten Reasons to Memorize Big Chunks of the Bible from Desiring God
You can memorize big chunks, even books, of the Bible. Unless you’re part of the very small percentage of us who suffer from a traumatic brain injury or stroke or disability, you really can. And you should. But why should you?
Solomon’s Advice for Bloggers by Aaron Armstrong
From the Blogging Theologically archives:
A project I’m working on has had me spending some time in the Proverbs this weekend. The wise sayings recorded are a wonderful gift to us and deserve greater attention than I think I give them at times. In my reading the other night, I was stunned at the practical warnings about how we use our words and how they relate to particularly well to blogging…
And now…great tweets from the past few days:
Dude I don’t know at work walked by whistling 10,000 Reasons by Matt Redman. Encouraging to see little ways that God is working around us.
— Nick Abraham (@AbePh31011) May 21, 2014
We should not be surprised that the word increases and multiplies because it’s Christ’s work, not ours. — Kevin DeYoung (@RevKevDeYoung) May 22, 2014
Even if our critics’ approach is offputting sometimes they are right so we might take their criticism seriously before the Lord.
— Mark Lamprecht (@MarkALamprecht) May 22, 2014
Lord, whatever this day may bring, Your name be praised. Bonhoeffer — henoch (@franz_henoch) May 21, 2014
“Productivity is about making a contribution and giving more than we get so that God gets the glory (not us)” – @mattperman
— Juan Maclean (@JuanMaclean01) May 20, 2014
“Nothing would be more contradictory than to stop preaching the resurrection of the dead out of fear of the threat of death.” FF Bruce — John Starke (@john_starke) May 20, 2014
Zinsser’s four essentials for good writing: clarity, simplicity, brevity, humanity.
— BetweenTwoWorlds (@between2worlds) May 20, 2014
God uses plain old, ordinary people and things to do something miraculous. — RJ Grunewald (@rjgrune) May 19, 2014
One man’s resolve for righteousness can change the direction of a whole community -Ezra 9 — Scotty Brooks (@ScottyBrooks3) May 19, 2014
The kingdom of heaven is worth infinitely more than the cost of discipleship… ~ D.A. Carson
— Kong Hee (@konghee) May 18, 2014
“The biggest weapon we give to the world is our own ignorance of the Bible.”- Dr. James White — Brandon Myers (@brandon_myers) May 16, 2014
“I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.” Martin Luther
— Leadership Resources (@LRI_News) May 19, 2014