Friday’s 5 to Live By

May 24, 2013


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Friday's Five To Live By 2012

Each Friday our BCC staff links you to the top five biblical counseling and Christian living blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living.

Grace Abounding

J.D. Greear has collated several powerful quotes in his post The Light of Grace First Shows Us the Wickedness of Our Hearts. Here’s a sampler:

“Christ is never fully valued, until sin is clearly seen. We must know the depth and malignity of our disease, in order to appreciate the great Physician.”~J. C. Ryle

What to Pay the Pastor?

Pastor Brian Croft addresses the question, and provides resources to answer the question: How Does a Church Decide What to Pay a Pastor? 

The Blessed Exchange

Justin Taylor quotes from a Puritan prayer in The Valley of Vision, in The Blessed Exchange. Here’s the beginning, but be sure to follow the link to read the end.

“Christ was all anguish that I might be all joy,
cast off that I might be brought in,
trodden down as an enemy that I might be welcomed as a friend,
surrendered to hell’s worst that I might attain heaven’s best…”

Counseling Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Brad Hambrick shares a video blog on How Can Counseling Help Survivors of Sexual Abuse? 

9 Types of Leaders in Scripture

Justin Holcomb explores 9 Types of Leaders in Scripture.

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Which post impacted you the most? Why? What blog posts have you enjoyed this week that you want to share with others?