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How to Resist Temptation’s Mirage Moment – Jon Bloom: “In temptation, the mirage moment occurs as we are tempted by a vision promising happiness. Some shimmering oasis of promised joy or relief from despair appears where God said it shouldn’t be.”
Why International Adoptions by Americans Have Hit a 35-Year Low – Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra: “In 2004, Americans adopted 22,884 children from foreign countries—an all-time high. Twelve years later, that number has dropped to 5,648 children—the lowest level in 35 years.”
Sunday Morning With the Simpsons – Webb Simpson: “When my wife shows me grace and love and forgiveness, especially when I least deserve it, it gives me a desire to do the same in return. These habits of humble sacrifice are beautifully cyclical and rewarding.”
The Political Courage and Example of Jackie Robinson – David Prince: “As a new baseball season begins in the midst of a bizarre presidential election, I think we would do well to remember the fierce courage of Jackie Robinson, on and off the baseball field.”
Should Kids Be Allowed in a MLB Clubhouse? – Dan Naulty: “LaRoche provides Christian fathers a great example of putting God’s Word before our own desires and the desires of others.”
The When of Family Worship – Reid Monaghan: “Family worship is a wonderful gift and we are NOT too busy to guide our homes into biblical rhythms.”
$5 Friday – Ligonier with some great deals for, you guessed it, five bucks!
Ernie Els with a humiliating 7-putt first hole at The Masters.
The Making of an ESV Bible
Russell Moore at the Driven by Truth Conference
“The grace of God precedes the law of God.His grace reaches out to save, & it is to those whom he has saved that he reveals his law” – Alec Motyer