Each Friday, I’ll post links to 3–5 resources from around the web you may want to check out.
The Gentleness of God
God’s gentleness is one of his often-overlooked traits. And how precious it is!
So too, in light of this, we can hardly be surprised by the fact that the gentleness of God shines through in the life of the incarnate Son. He is truly the one who is gentle and lowly. In all his dealings with people in every circumstance of life – right down to his concern for his mother at the cross – his gentle spirit is manifest in his heart for others.
How Moms Can Model God’s Grace
Here’s an excerpt of a book by Gloria Furman. She writes about the way a deep understanding of God’s grace shapes the life of a mother. (As I often note, this is not just for mothers!)
As one hymn writer wrote, “All the fitness he requireth is to feel your need of him.” Grace is the most important thing for us to keep in mind as we shape the expectations of our home. Our children need to grow up knowing, “We always trust God because he’s willing and able to help us,” and, “We always praise God because he is our most valuable treasure.” And we need to get up every morning knowing, “I always trust God because he’s willing and able to help me.”
Men, Are You Submissive?
The Bible calls us all to be submissive. Michael Kruger draws out some implications of this for men. (Not just for men!)
Perhaps, then, we need to recalibrate the way we think about—and talk about—submission in the church. Rather than repeatedly focusing on just one example (Eph. 5:22), we need to call all Christians to submit to whatever authorities are over them.
On the WPCA Blog This Week
This week on the blog we published an article written by Allan Edwards called Remember Who You Are. If you haven’t already seen it, check it out!
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