Finding Hidden Treasure returns after a long absence. Episode 116 is a discussion of how easily we are distracted. The 17th century theologian and philosopher Blaise Pascal observed how we are distraction-seekers, even to our own hurt. The discussion looks at some modern examples of this. It concludes by encouraging us to recognize our capacity for self-distraction and to seek to live a Christ-focused life.
This podcast is also in video format. It can be found at the Finding Hidden Treasure You Tube channel. The video can be found here.
The link to the article “What Is the Gospel?” from Ligonier Ministries can be found here.
The free English Standard Bible app from Crossway can be accessed from https://www.esv.org/resources/mobile-apps/
The march takes us to what for many of us is familiar territory as many of us actually lived in the 20th century. Today’s writer is one whose work can be found in two different centuries (he is alive today). The quote is from his 20th century classic “Knowing God”:
“Once you become aware that the main business that you are here for is to know God, most of life’s problems fall into place of their own accord.” J.I. Packer
In Episode 15, we will be discussing the article “The Puritan Practice of Meditation” by Dr. Joel Beeke.
“The Puritan Practice of Meditation” article can be found here (On the website server by permission of Dr. Joel Beeke.
The graphic is of Puritan minister Thomas Manton.
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life (links below for hardcopy and audio book
Hardcopy book Christian Book Distributors here
Audio book from Christian Audio here
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