Friday’s 5 to Live By

October 4, 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.

8 Reasons Why a Good Hymnal Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

“Worships wars” have been common in the last forty years as churches discuss (“debate”) over contemporary praise choruses, traditional hymns, blended music, contemporary hymns, and many additional options. Kevin DeYoung blogs about Harold Best’s contribution to the discussion in the book Exploring the Worship Spectrum: 6 Views. Read Kevin’s summary in Why a Good Hymnal Is a Terrible Thing to Waste.

Forging and Cultivating Biblical Friendship

Paul Tautges concludes a several-part series on biblical friendship based upon a seminar on friendship by Jonathan Holmes. Learn how to Forge and Cultivate Biblical Friendship.

Find a Counselor

This is not a blog post, but a reminder of an important and valuable resource. The Biblical Counseling Coalition has a Find a Counselor section with a list of counselors certified by four Biblical Counseling organizations. You can find it here.

Fixing Our Eyes on the Unseen      

Where we fix our focus is a fundamental determiner of our thought life and our behaviors. Randy Alcorn reminds us to Fix Our Eyes on the Unseen.

Sealed in Christ

Jay Adams reminds us that “God has given us a down payment to assure us that our place in heaven and eternity is secure.” Read his development of this precious truth in A Down Payment.

Join the Conversation

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