Here are a few of the good reads discovered this week:
Why Biblical Literacy Matters. “Such artistry of language—from simple words that convey powerful truth to overarching patterns that direct our interpretation and application—reveals a God who communicates to us carefully and meaningfully through His words.”
Self-Talk and Sanctification, HT to Challies. Have you ever been confused by the thoughts in your head, wondering which are God’s which are your own, and which are Satan’s? This gives some helpful distinctions.
The Character of the Christian: Gentle. I think of gentleness as the forgotten fruit of the Spirit.
Tally On, Dear Writer. Though this is within the context of writing, it’s good in any area to frame goals in an encouraging way.
We Need Balance When It Comes to Gender Dysphoric Kids. I Would Know. HT to Challies. This is not written from a Christian viewpoint. But the writer makes an important point. There’s a downside to transgender treatment. “There is no structured, tested or widely accepted baseline for transgender health care. . . . It is not transphobic or discriminatory to discuss this—we as a society need to fully understand what we are encouraging our children to do to their bodies.”
On Boiling Goats, HT to Challies. Have you ever wondered about that odd prohibition in the OT about not boiling a goat in its mother’s milk? Here are some possible reasons behind it as well as tips on how to view passages like this.
A Bible Reading Plan Generator. Now you can customize your Bible reading plan!
Have a great weekend!
Good stuff here. Thanks. I really like the Hudson Taylor meme. Did you make that? If so, do you mind if I share it?
Thank you. Yes, I made the meme with the Word Swag app. I’d be happy for you to share it.
Hi Barbara … I absolutely loved those beautiful cards you had on display in your last post or so. Just lovely and so creative.
Boiling a goat in its mother’s milk, mmm … I’m off to check out that post.
Stay toasty this weekend, friend …