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The Link: PNW Amtrak Accident, Remembering R.C. Sproul, Today's View of Masculinity and More

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 The Link: PNW Amtrak Accident, Remembering R.C. Sproul, Today's View of Masculinity and More

"Amtrak train dangles over interstate after deadly derailment near Seattle"USA Today
"An Amtrak train on its inaugural run derailed south of Seattle on Monday, causing multiple deaths and injuries as rail cars plunged off a bridge over a traffic-clogged interstate, authorities said."

"R.C. Sproul (1939-2017)"The Gospel Coalition
"Presbyterian minister R.C. Sproul, one of the most influential popularizers of Reformed theology spanning the late 20th and early 21st centuries, entered into the joy of his Lord and Savior on December 14, 2017, following complications from emphysema. He was 78 years old."

"Christmas Thoughts"Enduring Word
"I have compiled a series of devotional thoughts on the subject of Christmas, and they are available here as an e-book in three formats: ePub, Kindle, and pdf...Have a Merry Christmas! - David Guzik"

Gospelthread Bible Commentary Website
"Because we’re publishing the internet’s first crowdsourced, gospel-centered, concise bible commentary. It’s all about Christ, the word become flesh, the true and better, the bread of life."

"For Unto Us a Child is Born"Back to Basics
"Here, Isaiah refers to the Messiah as the Prince of Peace. This is the great longing, but it is ironically often overpowered by the human lust for power. This has been the history of the world. Man has never been able to usher in any time of peace."

"What Jesus Could Teach Chefs, Celebrities and a President About Masculinity"USA Today"Our culture may not realize it, but it is crying out for real masculinity. And Jesus has always been that. I am hoping we will look at him with fresh eyes this Christmas and ask God how we can take on more of the qualities of Jesus. A heart to stand in the gap for other people, to see them in whatever state they are in and push away any other thought than: God, how do you see this person, and how can I bless them today?"

"The Surprise of Christ's Return"The J.C. Ryle Archive
Enjoy this snippet by J.C. Ryle on the return of Christ.

Q&A with Worship Artist, Matt RedmanCCBC Connect
"The following is a transcript of his interview with Scott Cunningham, the worship pastor of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa and Director of the School of Worship."

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