Rebecca Stark is the author of The Good Portion: God, the second title in The Good Portion series, a series written to encourage women to immerse themselves in the depths of Christian doctrine.

The Good Portion — God explores what Scripture teaches about God in hopes that readers will see his perfection, worth, magnificence, and beauty as they study his triune nature, infinite attributes, and wondrous works. 

Rebecca also blogs at Out of the Ordinary.

                         

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Saturday
Jun152019

Selected Reading

I read (or watched or heard) these recently and recommend them to you.

Theology

The Reformed View of Predestination and Is God Equally Active In Causing the Salvation of the Elect and the Damnation of the Reprobate?
I would have linked these two in last week’s theological term post on reprobation if they had existed then. I’ll probably add them to that post soon.

The Aseity of God
This month’s issue of Credo Magazine is all about the aseity of God: “Does God depend on you? Is he a needy God, one that relies on his creation not only for his existence but for his happiness and fulfillment? The instinct of many Christians is to answer yes to questions like these. In an effort to make God more relational, the Creator is turned into the creature. God becomes just as dependent on us as we are on him. But the scriptures paint a different picture of God. Self-existence and self-sufficient, he is a God of aseity. He looks to no one for life, for he is life in and of himself. As it turns out, God does not depend on us, but we depend on him, from the air we breathe to the everlasting life we need.” 

Education

The Case for Cursive
Six reasons everyone should write in cursive.

Christian Living

7 Ways to Shepherd the Terminally Ill
This is written specifically for pastor’s and elders, but most of the point are useful for any Christian who wants to be a good friend to someone who is dying.

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