- Michael Hyatt has a helpful reflection on The Difference Between a Sin and a Mistake.
Yes, we all make mistakes. But more importantly, we all sin. We need to understand the difference between the two and be willing to call it what it is. Until we do, we can’t really repair what has been broken.
- iMonk looks at the idea that physical death is part of God’s good creation, rather than a result of the fall.
it is not the mere cessation of physical life on earth that is our enemy, but eternal alienation from God. Even believers, who have been given eternal life through Jesus, still die physically. However, the “sting” of that physical death has been forever removed, transforming death from an experience that ends in hopeless darkness to a gateway that leads to life and light.
- Daniel Kirk discusses the image of God as an image of the king.
We are supposed to be the visible reminders to the world that it is God who is sovereign over all. We are to be acting as faithful agents of the rule of a loving God who has provided for all creatures in all of creation.
- Wired offers 5 Reasons Why E-Books Aren’t There Yet.
There are no two ways about it: E-books are here to stay. Unless something as remarkable as Japan’s reversion to the sword occurs, digital books are the 21st century successor to print. And yet the e-book is fundamentally flawed. There are some aspects to print book culture that e-books can’t replicate (at least not easily) — yet.
- NPR suggests The 5 Most Unusual Nominees For President. Ever. Similarly, Mental Floss takes a look at 6 Presidential Siblings and the Headaches They Caused.
- And, here’s a list of the Top 10 Misused English Words. (I disagree with them on “ultimate” and “decimate,” though. There’s a difference between a misused word and a word whose use has changed.)