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Evil committed suicide.

In quotes, recommendations, theology on October 26, 2008 at 11:17 pm

In his provocatively-titled new book, Spectacular Sins, John Piper intends to show God’s absolute sovereignty over everything, including evil.  This quote has been stuck in my head for days.

“At the all-important pivot of human history, the worst sin ever committed served to show the greatest glory of Christ and obtain the sin-conquering gift of God’s grace.  God did not just overcome evil at the cross.  He made evil serve the overcoming of evil.  He made evil commit suicide in doing its worst evil (pg. 12).”

3 things you should know about.

In music, recommendations, theology on October 22, 2008 at 8:37 pm

John Piper has some great thoughts about voting here.

His son Abraham is giving away a free ESV Study Bible at his blog.

You can stream the new Ryan Adams & The Cardinals album in its entirety here.

Lucinda has found her joy.

In music, recommendations on October 17, 2008 at 9:18 pm

Everyone needs to go buy the latest from Lucinda Williams.  Little Honey is arguably her best album since 1998’s masterpiece, Car Wheels on a Gravel Road. In many ways it’s the answer to that album.

Mark Driscoll on Church Unity

In theology, videos on October 7, 2008 at 11:51 am