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Twitter Web App : Excellent profile of Julius Kim, the new president of The Gospel Coalition.…

Twitter Web App : 495 years ago today, after the Zurich council ordered the end of a public disputation on infant baptism, Felix Mantz, Conrad Grebel, & others met in Zurich home of Mantz. George Blaurock asked Conrad Grebel to baptize him. & so the first Anabaptist church was born (1525).

Buffer : “We are to exhibit a form of behavior and attitude toward other people that will mirror for them the compassion of Jesus.” —R.C. Sproul

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iPhone : Something nonhuman does not become human or more human by getting older or bigger; whatever is human is human from the beginning, or it can never be human at all. —@RandyAlcorn…

Sprout Social : Let us arise and go up to Bethel, so that I may make there an altar to the God who answers me in the day of my distress and has been with me wherever I have gone.” Genesis 35:3

In the stillness of your heart make every place such an altar to the never-forsaking Christ.

Hootsuite Inc. : Psychologists who specialize in treating ministers say that Christian pastors are still regularly fired after church elders discover they suffer from depression, bipolar disorder or other mental-health problems.

Buffer : Occasion: In this glorious age of worldwide gospel proclamation, we praise you Lord for the baptism of converts who give credible profession of their repentance and faith in Christ.

~ O. Palmer Robertson/Matthew Henry “A Way to Pray” Banner of Truth

Hootsuite Inc. : God gives the gift of repentance, but he does not give it to everyone. And in doing so, he is infinitely just, infinitely wise, and infinitely good.…

Twitter Web App : In this Pastors’ Talk episode, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever about expositional preaching. They discuss questions like:

• Does a text have just one meaning?
• Is expositional preaching best—or biblical?
• Is it necessary for a healthy church?…

iPhone : Look at the difference! Charles Bota and I became friends in the 1980s (almost 40 years ago) during our college days. He soon became my Ira Sankey and I became his D L Moody. These 2 photos contrast 20 years of close friends serving Christ together—and having good wives. Wow!

Twitter Web App : TMI “Too Much Information” sums up our culture. We are drowning in a tsunami of information. The data stream that became a river that became an ocean is drowning us.

But although there is a tsunami of information, there is a drought of wisdom.…

Twitter Web App : Something nonhuman does not become human or more human by getting older or bigger; whatever is human is human from the beginning, or it can never be human at all. —@RandyAlcorn…

iPhone : Don’t go to your Bible merely for inspiration. Sunsets and playlists and the local movie theater can give you inspiration. Go to your Bible for transformation.

Twitter Media Studio : God, in his providence, has called us, in prayer, to shape history for the glory of his great name. – @PlattDavid

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iPhone : Meet some of our internship-holding students and learn about the important work they are doing in #NewYorkCity: #tkcnyc

Android : The hitting journey is always on going! Spending another 3 days with Doug Latta and listening to the highest level players talk reinforces how they all try to eliminate the noise the body creates. #Balance #Line #tophand #posture

iPhone : In this book, Barnabas Piper unpacks what faith really means. He shows how embracing doubts and questions can help us to get to know God better, and he encourages us to trust God in our everyday lives, even when we dont understand everything about him.…

Twitter Web App : Good worshipping God together with the folks at Hope City Edinburgh this evening.
Different people from
Different backgrounds in a
Different context united by the
SAME gospel.

Android : Here is a place to fill out an online questionnaire as the Canadian Federal Government re-considers Medical-assisted death.……

iPhone : “Christ, by coming himself into the furnace of God’s wrath, saves those that believe in him from that furnace, so that it has no power on them; and the wrath of God never reaches or touches them, so much as to singe the hair of their head.” - Jonathan Edwards

Twitter Web App : The single-most missing aspect in the church’s worship today is reverence.

Yet we are commanded to worship God in “reverence & awe” (Heb 12:28).

How will Christians have a holy-awe of God if their church isn’t practically teaching them in worship to revere a holy God?

iPhone : Our pastoral interns and staff discussed this book together last night. So helpful as we think about reaching rural Kentucky’s poor communities.

“Poverty in rural America exceed poverty in urban areas. 1/4 children in rural America lives in poverty”…

Android : Ministry is hard sometimes, but its also full of so much encouragement & joy. Over the last couple of days Ive received these texts - my heart is bursting! One from a lady who I worked with 10 years ago, pre Christian for both of us. The other my 14 year old cousin. Thankful 💗

iPhone : The Walking Dead: Pupper edition

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Twitter for iPad : KNOWING JESUS in ALL of the BIBLE.
The Christian Heritage London spring conference.
Glen Scrivener, Andrew Wilson, Peter Leithart.
Also featuring our City Walk and Westminster Walk.
£40 at:
20-21 March, ELT Baptist Church
Glen Scrivener ن Andrew Wilson Peter Leithart

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Twitter Web App : (Dont correct me for spelling it ect as I did this on purpose chiz it was an attempted hem hem Molesworth reference chiz)

iPhone : “The Bible does not instruct us to be engaged in some process of evangelistic affirmative action to obtain the right number of people in a particular congregation. Christ died for His elect, and those He has called will come.”

- Virgil Omaha Walker

Just Thinking Podcast

iPhone : You husbands of stay at home wives need to stop whatever you’re doing and text this piece to her. And then remind her how thankful you and those kids are.…

Facebook : Latest update...Debbie and I are stuck in TO till Thursday night or Friday blessing is weve been able to connect with some dear friends...PLEASE pray for us to be patient and to protect our...…

iPhone : Who can measure the distance between the brightness of the throne of glory and the darkness of the womb of Mary? This mystery is the wonder of the incarnation. —Sinclair Ferguson

Twitter Web App : “The more Satan has endeavoured to dishonour marriage, the more should we vindicate it from all reproach and abuse that it may receive its due reverence.” John Calvin

Tweet Borrowed Light : The Taste of Mercy is Sweeter…

Twitter Web App : If the goal of the church is Christlikeness, then the diet for the church must be the Bible. —@ErikRaymond

Twitter Web App : I wrote this 5 years ago, suggesting that evangelicals miss something if we simply let #MLKDay pass us by.

My continued prayer is that our churches would model the reconciling love of Christ to the watching world. Jesus is worthy. And He is able to bring it about by his grace.…

Twitter Web App : And when a few years shall be gone
this mortal shall be cloth’d upon
A corrupt carcass down it lies
a glorious body it shall rise
In weakness & dishonor sown
in power ‘tis rais’d by Christ alone

~Anne Bradstreet (1612?-1672)

iPhone : You will have to radically trust the wisdom of God if you’re going to surrender your life to the will of God.

Hootsuite Inc. : RT David Brainerd: Dear brother, let me entreat you to keep eternity in your view, and behave yourself as becomes one that must shortly “give an account of all things done in the body.”

Twitter Web App : Is it possible to see racism as grievous sin, to be grateful for how #MLK helped the country become less racist, and not be a a left-wing woke fanboy? Asking for a friend.

Hootsuite Inc. : I get to serve alongside my heroes, the board members and staff of GRACE. We are meeting this weekend to pray, listen, and plan.…

iPhone : “Instead of redefining social justice, a simpler option is to state that Christians support justice in its full biblical sense, which has punitive, restorative, personal, and communal components.” Or should support…

Instagram : As your name, O God, so your praise reaches to the ends of the earth. Your right hand is filled with righteousness. - Psalm 48:10 #fromtheporch #howeverbaditseems #familyfarm @ Olalla, Washington…

Twitter Web App : COMING SOON — Jazz, Blues, & Spirituals: The Origins and Spirituality of Black Music in the United States by Hans Rookmaaker

This new edition features a preface by William Edgar, an accomplished jazz pianist and a professor at Westminster Seminary.…

Twitter Web App : Often times it is not those who “sound the alarm” who cause division in the body (though they often are accused of causing division), but those who depart from the sound doctrine of the apostles and expect the church to follow their teaching.

Social Media Publisher App : Had a wonderful time of fellowship this evening with our nephew and niece, Jonathon and Al Beeke, and their precious children. The Queen provided a great dinner. Dr. Jonathan serves as PRTS’s able and kind-hearted registrar and also is teaching a few courses for us.

iPhone : “This God—His way is perfect; the Word of the LORD proves true;

“He is a Shield for all those who take refuge in Him.

“For who is God, but the LORD? And who is a Rock, except our God?” (Ps 18:30-31).

iPhone : “There’s no such thing as McApologetics, though it is significant that the nearest one-size-fits-all approach-the 4 Spiritual Laws-was created at the same time and in the same place as the first flourishing McDonald’s... and the first theme park run by Walt Disney” - Os Guinness

iPhone : He pranked his Nigerian parents with World War III and it didn’t end well.. 😂😂😂

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iPhone : You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. —1 Peter 2:9 ESV

iPhone : Jared C. Wilson Kansas City Chiefs I like imagining this is true. Like he has three hours of tape-watching planned for tonight as final prep for the game. His wife has made her special recipe Rotel dip for the occasion, but she needs him to run to the store to get some Scoops in the meantime.

Church Plant Media CMS : Have you ever been tempted to sin? What about in the last five minutes? Our glorious hope is that even though we fail, Jesus proved faithful when tested. What can we learn from following him in his temptation?…

iPhone : Rob Oliphant, Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary (PS) to the Minister of Foreign Affairs arrived today for a 3-day visit. The PS will attend tomorrow the Inauguration Ceremony of His Excellency, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of #Mozambique.

Android : SPLASHFM 105.5 Note that comments like transportation is cheap in Ibadan have a tendency to bring inflation. Pls desist from it. With the absence of NURTW and the fines they collect, transporters should be able to stick to govts new regulations without hiking prices.

iPhone : You husbands of stay at home wives need to stop whatever you’re doing and text this piece to her. And then remind her how thankful you and those kids are.…

Twitter Web App : Our latest single Jesus, Strong and Kind is now available to stream on all platforms. If you are looking for charts head to… : Where did Canada’s Most Expensive Annual Fee Card Go?…

Hootsuite Inc. : Earn 1,000 bonus points for weekend stays of 2+ nights at the Courtyard Calgary Airport

Buffer : Reasons for expository preaching
-The method is least likely to stray from Scripture
-Teaches people how to read their Bibles
-Gives confidence to the preacher&authorizes the sermon
-Enables the preacher to expound systematically the whole counsel of God