The Sunday Reader: Vol. 1 | #43

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Do New Testament Authors Misquote the Old Testament?

Rev. Spotts shares a few insightful observations from Calvin and R.T. France on this common question.

A Different Kind of Profanity

This past Sunday evening, our sermon touched on Jas 5:9, which mentions the sin of grumbling. David Prince addresses how it is not only more pervasive than we might think, but also far more destructive. β€œIn the Bible, grumbling is described as corrosive. A grumbling spirit never stays self-contained but begins to infect all aspects of life and thought with an entitlement worldview.”

Romans 7: The Mature Christians Struggle

A man struggling with cancer reflects on how the fight with disease is similar to how Christians ought to battle indwelling sin.

Top Ten Theological Stories of 2018

At least according to Collin Hansen of the Gospel Coalition.

ABOUT β€” The Sunday Reader shares articles we've found particularly insightful, thought-provoking, or edifying this week. While not always representing the views of our Pastors and Elders, these selections offer a mix of viewpoints to broaden and frame your understanding of God, Scripture, ourselves, and the world we serve in Christ's name.

Rev. Michael Spotts

Pastor Michael has been involved in ministry for over ten years. Before his ordination at Phoenix URC, he participated in foreign missions (Australia, Russia). He holds an Assoc. in Biblical Studies (2004) and an M.Div (WSCAL, 2016). 

Prior to ministry, he owned a commercial photography business for ten years. He still enjoys shooting landscape photos.