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Friday’s 5 to Live By

September 5, 2014

Friday's 5 To Live By
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Friday's 5 To Live By

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.

Who Is Saying Medication Is Unimportant? Part 2

Heath Lambert continues his series on biblical counseling and medication. Read his thoughts at the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors’ blog site here: Who Is Saying Medication Is Unimportant? Part 2.

Forgive Us for Our “Go-It-Alone” Attitude

Trevin Wax quotes Phil Newton on a prayerful attitude of forgiveness for our self-sufficient ways. Read Newton’s thoughts at Forgive Us for Our “Go-It-Alone” Attitude.

4 Books to Feed Your Brain

Jon Bloom at Desiring God shares recommendations of Some Books to Feed Your Brain.

Do Children Who Die Go to Heaven?

Daniel Akin has recently updated a resource original co-authored by Dr. Akin and Dr. Al Mohler. Read Dr. Akin’s position on Why I Believe Children Who Die Go to Heaven.

Curved Inward

Alex Dean at Gospel-Centered Discipleship writes:

“Incurvatus in se (being curved inward on oneself) is the main enemy of making, maturing, and multiplying disciples. More than Satan’s plans to thwart our evangelistic efforts. More than the apologetic arguments of the leading atheists. More than the newest scientific discovery. Men and women curved inward will never desire to make, mature, and multiply disciples of Jesus.

This is why so many theologians have remarked about the power of the gospel especially for Christians. We need to have our gaze redirected every day. The gospel reminds us, over and over, that nothing good resides in our members, and yet, there is no condemnation because of the finished work of Christ. We are drawn to look on Jesus. We are moved to consider him. Something like worship begins to stir up in our hearts. And do you know what the automatic outflow of worship is? Making Disciples.”

Read the rest of his thoughts at Curved Inward.

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