Morning Mashup 04/17

Morning Mashup

A daily mashup of book recommendations, articles, and videos for your information, edification, and enjoyment.


BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS

The Resurrection of the Son of God (Christian Origins and the Question of God, Vol. 3) | N.T. WRIGHT

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The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus | GARY HABERMAS & MICHAEL LICONA

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ARTICLES

CHRIST’S RESURRECTION AND OUR JUSTIFICATION | LIGONIER

R.C. Sproul: How is the resurrection of Christ linked to the idea of justification in the New Testament?

THE EMPTY TOMB POINTS US TO HOME | BLOGGING THEOLOGICALLY

Aaron Armstrong: Whenever we gather together with a body of believers in the area, even as visitors or semi-regular attendees as we’ve been doing over the last several months,1 it reminds us that there’s still one thing that’s the same, even if the faces and songs aren’t. And that doesn’t change for us just because this Sunday happens to be Easter. If anything, it makes this truth more real for me.

HOW DO I LOVE MY UNBELIEVING SPOUSE? | ASK PASTOR JOHN

The key to persevering in a discouraging marriage is hope and faith from God’s word that he can overcome the divide.

FOLLOW THE WOMEN AT THE TOMB | TGC

Kelly Minter: How many times have I looked for life in places where only dead men live? I’ve peered into the tombs of fame and wealth, stepped into caverns where the powerful and popular preside, and carried my offerings to the pleasures of this world, looking for life. And then the whisper that cuts with the tip of a sword slices through: Why are you looking for life here? Look for Jesus. No life is life except the life he gives.

AN EASTER SUNDAY MEDITATION | STRAWBERRY-RHUBARB THEOLOGY

Dane Ortlund: Easter is the promise of final in-breaking light to every pocket of darkness in our lives. Easter is the proven certainty of a sunrise on every self-inflicted sunset. Easter is the promise of reversal. 

VIDEOS

CHRIST IS RISEN, HE IS RISEN INDEED | TGC

 

 

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Morning Mashup 03/02

A mashup of book deals, articles, and videos for your information, edification, and enjoyment.


Book Deals

Jesus On Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel (David Limbaugh, $2.99)

Seven Women: And the Secret of Their Greatness (Eric Metaxas, $2.99)

The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness (Tim Keller, $1.99)

Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel (Russell Moore, $2.99)

10 Questions Every Christian Must Answer (Alex McFarland & Elmer Towns, $2.99)

Articles

Why Going to Church Does Not Make You a Christian – John Piper shares how the first few pages of C.S. Lewis’ The Weight of Glory changed his life.

What Wouldn’t Jesus Do? – It now looks like a virtual longshot for Trump not to win the Republican nomination, but this NY Times piece shows what (or, who) we are getting and what a growing majority of Republicans seem to want.

Supreme Court to Hear Major Abortion Case – The most important court case on abortion in about 10 years. Moral arguments will be heard today. The morality of these arguments boils down to a battle of convenience vs. life.

Understanding Trump’s Evangelicals – Anthony Bradley offers a unique perspective on the “evangelicals” who are voting for Trump. I think his concerns and claims are valid.

Top 100+ Resources on Reading – David Murray offers a massive list of resources to help in improvement of reading skills.

Visual Theology @ T4G – For all my friends heading to Together for the Gospel this April, Tim Challies will be offering a mini event on his newest work, Visual Theology. Consider registering for this free session.

The Case for an Exegetical Sermon Series – Very beneficial interview with Hershael York on when to preach topically and why expository preaching is best.

10 Reasons Easter Giveaways Are Unwise – Jared Wilson effectively lays out his concerns over Easter giveaways. His points are worth your consideration.

Woman, Behold, Your Son! – Sean Nolan: “Alone he builds community; empty handed he gives gifts.”

March Madness Tournament Schedule and Bracket Predictions – March is here. Which means you will see a lot of college basketball in Morning Mashup for a while. Here is the 2016 NCAA Tournament schedule and predictions of where the Bubble Teams might land.

What Would a President Trump Mean for the World? – CNN’s Jonathan Mann predicts what a world with Trump as President would look like by laying out what Trump has said he would do on various issues.

Videos


God is completely in charge of his world. His hand may be hidden, but his rule is absolute.

— J.I. Packer