The Theological Controversy That May Have Cost Charles Spurgeon’s Life

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Conviction—it’s a word that most associate with Charles Spurgeon. The “Prince of Preachers” wasn’t known for backing down from necessary controversy. Between pamphlet writing, lectures, and preaching, Spurgeon clearly and passionately argued for the truth of Christianity against ministers who were backing away from orthodoxy.

Near the end of his life, Spurgeon became entangled in a controversy that became so heated, it may have contributed to his death at the age of 57.
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The Surprising Connection Between God’s Fatherhood and Eschatology

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What does the concept of God’s fatherhood have to do with eschatology? Though the connection isn’t immediately apparent, it’s real. And grasping its significance can change the way we think about our spiritual identity, how we live the Christian life, and, most of all, our relationship with our heavenly Father.
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Unlock the Treasure and Get Up to $800 in Free Gifts!

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Legend has it that in 1816, an American man named Thomas J. Beale, and 30 men he was traveling with, came upon an untapped gold and silver mine while hunting buffalo somewhere in the Rocky Mountains. It took more than a year and a half, but eventually they mined over three tons of gold and silver—estimated to be worth $63 million in today’s money!

But they were concerned. What would happen to their fortune if they were to perish in the wilderness? They wanted to be certain their families would receive their hard-earned wealth if tragedy should strike.
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Learning to Deal with Differences in the Church

Mending a Fractured ChurchThe night before he was crucified, Jesus prayed for the unity of his followers.

And I do not ask on behalf of these only, but also on behalf of those who believe in me through their word, that they all may be one, just as you, Father, are in me and I am in you, that they also may be in us, in order that the world may believe that you sent me. And the glory that you have given to me, I have given to them, in order that they may be one, just as we are one—I in them, and you in me, in order that they may be completed in one, so that the world may know that you sent me, and you have loved them just as you have loved me. (John 17:20–23, LEB)

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Can Christianity and Other Religions Coexist?

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As much as at any other point in history, the world’s major religions are engaging with each other in powerful—sometimes violent—ways. This raises a few questions. How are Christians to relate to other world religions? Can they coexist? If so, how?

These are the questions Dr. Michael Goheen answers in the Mobile Ed course TH191 Missional Approach to World Religions.
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You’ll Never Read Books the Same Way Again

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I love books. Stop by my house and you’ll see bookcase after bookcase filled with volumes. And maybe you’re like me: a dedicated bibliophile. But today, I’d like to share three things that changed the way I read books forever, using our Free Book of the Month, Esther from the Evangelical Exegetical Commentary Series.
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Discover John Frame in Logos

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In 1987, John Frame published The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God, what would become one of the most influential contemporary works in Reformed theology. Now, for a limited time, The Collected Works of John M. Frame, vol. 1: Theology is available with a 31% discount. Get it today!

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Last Chance: Get 3 Mobile Ed Courses on Acts for Just $219.95!

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How did the earliest Christians understand their relationship with the Old Testament? How did Christ’s first followers function as a body, even as opposing factions arose? And how did the early church first spread the good news of Jesus Christ to pagans and Jews alike?

If you want answers to these questions and more, the Studies in Acts Bundle from Mobile Ed is not to be missed.
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The Power of Words in a Digital Age

James 3There is great significance to words—not only what is said but how it’s said. We often choose to say something a certain way for emphasis, to direct the conversation, or to better communicate our point. We don’t overtly think about these devices, but they’re incredibly important if we want to fully understand what is being said. There is a deep connection between the feelings of the heart and the words of our mouth. Our innermost feelings often find a way to be vocalized, whether we mean it or not. The connection between the tongue and the heart is a major theme in the book of James. In this excerpt from High Definition Commentary: James, Steve Runge shows how James emphasizes the power of our words—and draws out the implications for our digitized world.

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Learn in Community without Leaving Home

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For most of us, September to May is the busiest time of the year. Even if you wanted to further invest in your studies, there’s little time. But with the summer season, things begin to slow down and suddenly there’s time for all those books you’ve been meaning to read and all those activities you’ve been putting off.

That’s why we’re introducing Mobile Ed Summer Session.

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