by Robie Day
As I read through my list of blogs that I frequent each week, I continued to come across posts that I wanted to include in this week’s recommended reading. I found some to be extremely helpful, while others were just interesting. Hopefully you enjoy them as well.
Looking for a good Systematic Theology textbook? David Dunham offers a quick description of several leading systematic texts. David also began a new series this week entitled, “Godliness and Perfectionism.”
There has been much said about this week’s discovery of the Coptic fragment dubbed the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife. Here, Justin Taylor posted Francis Watson’s six-page analysis of the document.
Many parents struggle with the issue of neo-Darwinian evolution being taught in schools without any mention of intelligent design. Here is a parent’s guide to intelligent design and science education, provided by the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture.
This is just cool. Petapixel.com posted this photo, stating “This is the Most Zoomed-In Photograph Ever Created by Mankind.”
R.C. Sproul Jr. answers the question, “Who Are the Sons and Daughters of Men in Gensis 6:1-5?”
Tim Challies continues his series entitled “The Essential,” addressing the sin of pride.
by Robie Day
Here are a few articles I enjoyed this week. Hope you enjoy them as well!
Joe Thorn explains how to pray for your pastor.
Dr. Al Mohler responds to the discovery of a 4th century Coptic document that has received a great deal of attention since being announced by the Smithsonian Institution on Tuesday.
This article is not a justification for myself, especially since I have not turned on our Wii in months. In this post, Stephen Altrogge rightly identifies that the real problem behind an obsession with video games, or any overindulgence for that matter, is really not a video game problem, but a heart problem.
For those Tolkien nerds out there, like myself, Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit will be in theaters in December. Needless to say, I am pretty excited! Here’s a new trailor for the prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy…
by Robie Day
Mumford & Sons is one of my favorite bands. Their new album Babel releases September 24 and I am, needless to say, pumped! Here is the first single off the album, entitled “I Will Wait.”
John Mark McMillan is also one of my favorite musicians. Here’s “Death in His Grave” from his album The Medicine.
Here’s some recommended reading from around the blogosphere in the past week…
In this helpful post, Mark Driscoll offers five questions to ask yourself when reading the Bible.
I love Batman. I always have. In this post, David Dunham writes about his own affection for the Caped Crusader.
In this post, Mark Driscoll explains three ways to faithfully preach the gospel.
James K.A. Smith offers a brief historical overview of reformed theology.
In last week’s sermon, John Piper demonstrates the need for care when addressing the doctrine of election.
Here’s this week’s recommended reads! Hope you find them helpful. – Robie
John Piper and Tim Keller sat down for a two-part chat on sanctification.
R.W. Glenn wrote this post on how to pray for your pastor, something all pastors need from their congregation.
If none of those topics caught your interest, this is one that almost always creates an interesting conversation among Christians. R.C. Sproul answers the question, “What is the Rapture?”
Finally, I just wanted to add these two videos because they crack me up.