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5 Key Connections: Luther, Superman, and more

October 31, 2019

Here are 5 key passages from recent Christian content around the web, including one on how reading Luther can encourage today’s Christians, and another on why Superman can’t share the gospel.

Luther Taught Me to Have Faith Again Today (Lianna Davis, Unlocking the Bible)

God knows I am not perfect; I am not to approach Him as if I were. He knows I am not made to stand independently of Christ; I am never to approach Him as if I could. I come before the Father in Christ with faith—yesterday, today, and until faith becomes sight.

Superman Can’t Share The Gospel (Ronni Kurtz, For the Church)

You see, Superman can’t share the gospel. His self-sufficiency and undeniable strength make it a futile and rather silly enterprise. But you, Christian, you are not Superman, and praise God.

4 Ways to Battle Bitterness over ‘Minor Offenses’ in Marriage (William P. Farley, TGC)

Wise couples fear the power of bitterness to wither affection, strangle intimacy, and smother joy. When you hear, “I just don’t love my spouse anymore,” unresolved bitterness is often the culprit. Yet the writer of Proverbs says, “Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense” (Prov. 19:11).

4 Prayers to Pray through Spiritual Darkness (Crossway)

O Lord make us strong in you and in the power of your might: put your whole armor upon us, that we may stand steadfast against the crafty assaults of the Devil.

What Will I Find When I Look at Christ? (Colin Smith, Unlocking the Bible)

Believe in Jesus Christ as far as you know Him, and you will know Him more. If you demand to have all your questions answered before you will follow, you will never believe. But if you are willing to believe on the basis of what God has shown you, Christ promises that you will see more.


The Author
Davis Wetherell

Davis Wetherell (MA in English, Marquette University) is a writer and editor. He currently manages article content for Unlocking the Bible. He previously taught college classes on literature, rhetoric, and composition. Davis has a heart for writers and loves to serve them. Check out his blog.



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