Bob's Week Links 9/19/2014

September 19, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

(1) Peter Enns(2) Simeon Trust and David Helm ----- (1) Peter Enns I came across a post earlier this week by Rob Bell (the infamous “other-Mars-Hill" dude who climbed the infamy ladder with the publication in 2011 of his denial-of-eternal-hell-book, “Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, He… Read More

John Owen 3: The Cause of Mortification, The Holy Spirit

September 18, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 2 comments

We're working our way currently through John Owen's, "The Mortification of Sin in Believers" with Tim Challies and others following his current series, "Reading Classics Together." My thoughts on the first two chapters are here: (1) and (2). Chapter 3, in Part 1: "The Necessity of Mortification" is… Read More

Al Mohler, "The Conviction to Lead" Part 2

September 17, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

Part One of this review of Al Mohler's, "The Conviction to Lead" covered the first 12 pinciples of the 25 that make up the 25 chapters in this excellent book. Today we'll walk through the remaining 13.  I'll open today’s discussion with a couple of minor criticisms. It’s good to l… Read More

Al Mohler, "The Conviction to Lead" Part 1

September 15, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

Al Mohler: “The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership that Matters” Bethany House Publishers (2012) I thoroughly enjoyed this book. There is no better man I know of that is more qualified to write a book on “Leadership” than Al Mohler. And of books that I’ve… Read More

Bob's Week Links 9/12/2014

September 12, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

(1) Time Management(2) Mars Hill fallout in Portland, etc.(3) Name Changes in the Old Testament ----- (1) Time Management Last Sunday I preached a message from Eph. 5:15-17 "Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.… Read More

John Owen 2: The Daily Work of Mortifying Sin

September 11, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 1 comments

Chapter 2 of John Owen's, "The Mortification of Sin in Believers." I'm following along with Tim Challies in his "Reading Classics Together" series - this is the first of three works published under the title, "Overcoming Sin and Temptation." Chapter one was on "The Foundation of Mortification;" Cha… Read More

Church Membership - Part 4: One Anothers and Each Others

September 10, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

As members of the Body of Christ, the Church (1 Cor. 12:12, 27; Eph. 2:19, 5:30), our lives are intimately and intricately connnected - at least they ought to be, or are supposed to be. If we genuinely know Christ, at some level we are in communion with His body, our fellow believers. For, John tell… Read More

I mentioned in the first post of these three on church membership (Part 2 here) that anyone who is part of the universal church of Jesus Christ would be welcome to be a part of this local church of Jesus Christ - Grace and Truth Community Church. For churches to require for membership more than what… Read More

Bob's Week Links 9/5/2014

September 5, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

(1) Reformed Books Online(2) Post Reformational Digital Library(3) Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL)(4) Project Gutenberg(5) Precept Austin Not a lot today - but here are a couple of amazing resource-websites I came across this week: (1) Reformed Books Online http://reformedbooksonline.c… Read More

John Owen 1: Foundation of Mortification

September 4, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

Tim Challies has started another book in his periodic, "Reading Classics Together" series - John Owen's three works published under the title, "Overcoming Sin and Temptation" (other formats available here). As he posts his reflections every Thursday, I'm planning to post mine simultaneously (early T… Read More

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