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On the Trinity
The Deep Things of God: How the Trinity Changes Everything | Fred Sanders | $12.51
Experiencing the Trinity: The Grace of God for the People of God | Joe Thorn | $7.87
Communion with the Triune God | John Owen | $28.00
Delighting in the Trinity: An Introduction to the Christian Faith | Michael Reeves | $9.72
For the Bible Tells Me So | Albert Mohler
Andy Stanley does not mean to deny the central truth claims of Christianity…he affirms the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. But he does so while undercutting our only means of knowing of Christ and his resurrection from the dead — the Bible.
The Eternal Subordination of the Son Controversy: The Tension Between Bible and Doctrine | Alastair Roberts
The dogmaticians and systematic theologians have principally made their case through appeal to the creeds, patristic sources, and other important theologians from the tradition. They have discussed the deeper logic of orthodox Trinitarian theology, and have shown the ways in which the ESS position departs from it. However, their engagement with Scripture itself has been relatively slight. By contrast, Scripture has played a very prominent role in the arguments in favour of ESS.
Christian Men and Their Video Games | Tim Challies
If you’re a gamer, or a Christian gamer at least, you’ve rolled your eyes through a hundred articles by now, each one telling you why your gaming is sad, wasteful, pathetic. You’re immature, you’re addicted to pleasure, you’re a dopamine junkie. You might even have found yourself compared to a porn addict since in many minds porn and PlayStations go hand in hand. That’s not what the articles actually say, of course, but it can sure feel like it. Gamers are an easy target and a lot of people line up to take their swings.
5 Things I Learned As a Pastor’s Kid | Samuel James
Brief lessons learned from a pastor’s kid. Pastors and church members, take note.
Old, Restful, and Reforming | Jared Wilson
Jared Wilson reflects on 10 years of the Young, Restless, and Reformed movement.
Why I’m Glad We Marched and Wish We Hadn’t | George Robinson
On July 9, a handful of our staff and members participated in the Black Lives Matter march in Augusta. I’m glad they did and wish they hadn’t.
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