Midweek Miscellanies (3/31/21) – An assortment of articles, book recommendations, blog posts, podcasts and other links that we hope you find helpful.

We Cannot Overestimate Heaven: Lessons on happiness from Jonathan Edwards.

Christ’s Sacrifice for Us: As we approach Good Friday, here are some quotes to consider as we reflect on Christ’s sacrifice for us.

Easter Week Scripture Reading Timeline: Here is a scriptural chronological outline of events for Holy Week you can go through in your personal devotions.

You Can Change: A 5-Day Devotional Reading Plan: “In Christ, you are not stuck. You are not powerless. You are not doomed to repeat your failures. The cross of Christ means you can change. These five short devotional readings focus on the effectiveness of the death of Christ in securing for us the life change demanded from us.”

The Secular Creed: Podcast with Rebecca McClaughlin about her new book.

‘On Reading Well,’ with Karen Swallow Prior: Podcast with literature professor Karen Swallow Prior as she discusses the importance of good literature and how it can be helpful in moral formation.

The Only Way To Do The Work Of A Lifetime: Helpful thoughts on fulfilling our daily duties. “The great part of every life is made up of duty. While we certainly experience many delights and enjoy many distractions, there is more of duty to life than anything else. The God who creates and calls us also assigns to us many obligations, many responsibilities, many tasks and assignments. The great majority of what we do in a day and in a lifetime is the fulfillment of duty.”

Book Review: Tim Challies reviews Jim Newheiser’s new book “Money, Debt, and Finances”. I’ve heard a lot of good things about the book if you are looking for a good biblical treatment on the subject of finances. HERE is a sample chapter.
In Christ,
Pastor Matt