Top of the Week Newsletter #4
The Top of the Week Newsletter is a weekly newsletter that releases every Monday. It helps you catch up on the previous week of content from around the web and starts your week off with a dose of scriptural wisdom.
Quote of the week
"Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God’s grace. And your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God’s grace.”
— Jerry Bridges
Scripture of the week
Psalm 118:5–6 (ESV)
5 Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free. 6 The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?
In case you missed it
Biblical Principles for Finding and Maintaining Happiness By Hiram Kemp
Introducing Colossians God Magnified S3E14
Best things we read/watched last week
5 characteristics of bad Bible study
How we study the Bible matters. Here are some helpful reminders about things to avoid when we are studying the Bible.
A different take on Barnabas
Archaeological insights point to how the disagreement between Paul and Barnabas was likely about mission strategy and not anything more personal or theological.
A good reminder that preaching should be thoroughly Christian, and therefore timeless.
Achieving unity through humility
As Neal Pollard writes, we should, “Focus so hard on that goal that you can ignore the praise and the persecution, and let Jesus exalt you at the end.”