I don’t usually do one of these every week, but the past few weeks have been filled with good reading. Here are some posts that spoke to me this week:
A “Good Girl” Wrestles With the Gospel. “My sin nature seems to be super glued to me. Being a good girl doesn’t dissolve its adhesive effect. Following the rules doesn’t make me righteous. Acting like Pollyanna isn’t the same as having a pure heart.”
Nowhere Else to Go. This really touched my heart.
What Seems to Be. “If the characters in the story could step back and see what the storyteller sees, they might not despair quite so keenly. They would trust the twists and turns as part of the greater narrative. May it be so for me, and for all of us.”
5 Churchy Phrases That Are Scaring Off Millennial. We shouldn’t throw out a true phrase just because someone objects to it, but we do need to make sure what we say is truthful and appropriate.
Modesty Matters: The Heart of Modesty. I’ve read so much on modesty that I wasn’t terribly excited when I saw this title, but I appreciated the balance and the focus here. This is the first in a series.
The Silent Suffering of Miscarriage. Helpful and not so helpful things, from one who has been there.
Undercover: How book covers come to be. Thought this was fascinating.
Free ESV Online Study Bible, for a short time, to celebrate Crossway’s 75th year.