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A big shout-out to my youngest child, Hailey, who turned 7-years-old this week!
Holy Week is here! May the Lord be exalted, lost people saved, and the saints grow spiritually as we remember the Person and Work of Jesus Christ.
It was a joy to participate in the ERLC Leadership Summit this week on the Gospel and Racial Reconciliation. And a special thanks for this follow profile on the Shiloh Church…
Christianity Today: Russell Moore and John Perkins Reflect on Racism at ERLC Summit
Check out this week’s guest post: An Invitation to the 2015 E.K. Bailey Preaching Conference
Steve Weaver: Why Inerrancy Matters
Peter Mead: 10 Pointers for “Untrained” Preachers
Jeffrey Krantz: All the “one another” commands in the NT [infographic]
Carey Nieuwhof: 25 Random Pieces of Advice for Leaders in their 20s, 30s or 40s
Trevin Wax: The Wonder of Sunday Morning
Lauren Chandler: Pastors’ Wives: 5 Misconceptions
Mark Altrogge: 7 Things I’ve Learned in 30+ Years of Pastoral Ministry
Joel Beeke: John Calvin’s 4 Rules of Prayer
Jared C. Wilson: Thoughts on Note-Taking During Sermons
Nicholas T. Batzig: Sing Your Heart Out
Book of the Week: Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection of Jesus by D.A. Carson
Website of the Week: ThomRainer.com
I am continually amazed at the boldness and the arrogance of even so-called religious leaders who want our government to legalize the filthy sins that brought the flood upon the world (Genesis 7-8) and the fire of God upon Sodom and Gomorrah (Genesis 19). These are the very sins that caused Israel to go into the Babylonian captivity and that caused God to judge Israel in A.D. 70. – John G. Mitchell, Right With God: A Devotional Study of the Epistle of Romans, p. 41
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The Most Important Commandment
And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?” Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this:‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” And the scribe said to him, “You are right, Teacher. You have truly said that he is one, and there is no other besides him. And to love him with all the heart and with all the understanding and with all the strength, and to love one’s neighbor as oneself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.” And when Jesus saw that he answered wisely, he said to him, “You are not far from the kingdom of God.” And after that no one dared to ask him any more questions. – Mark 12:28-34 Armies win…