Today's Bible Reading:

Around the Web (3/5)

  • Jesus, friend of sinners: but how? Kevin DeYoung writes, “Jesus was a friend of sinners not because he winked at sin, ignored sin, or enjoyed light-hearted revelry with those engaged in immorality. Jesus was a friend of sinners in that he came to save sinners and was very pleased to welcome sinners who were open to the gospel, sorry for their sins, and on their way to putting their faith in Him.”
  • Serena DeGarmo makes a plea to moms: “Please do not complain. Please do not begrudge your duties. Please do not wish your children away. Please cherish every waking moment, every sleepy moment and every chaotic, ‘What am I going to do?’ moment.”
  • Ben Giselbach suggests that it’s easier to hide from God than we might initially think.
  • Michael Hyatt takes a moment to reflect on character. “Charisma may be useful in attracting a following, but it is largely useless when it comes to achieving a long-term, positive impact on the people and organizations we lead. For this, we need character.” He goes on to point out three forces that shape character.
  • For the second time in what has been a frigid winter in the Northeastern United States, Niagara Falls has come to an icy halt as the six million cubic feet of water that typically flow over the falls every minute has frozen over.

Let them praise the name of the Lord, for his name alone is exalted; his majesty is above earth and heaven. (Psalm 148:13)

About Jason Hardin

Jason lives in southern Indiana with his wife Shelly and their three daughters. He works with the Charlestown Road church of Christ. Jason has written three books and a variety of workbooks. He's a fan of photography, baseball, mountains, wildlife, BBQ, banana pudding, and coffee. You can contact him here or connect with him on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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