Coffee Break (July 26)

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Who Was Hadassah?

Since I love the story of Esther, I couldn’t help but snag this article when I was scrolling through my feed. And if you have yet to read a good devotional or commentary on Esther, check out Jane Roach’s book, God’s Mysterious Ways: Embracing God’s Providence in Esther. I’ve reviewed it here.

Reading the Bible Will Change You

Watch this 3 minute video from John Piper, “The goal of Bible reading is not only that we would see God, but that we would also enjoy him. But more than that, we don’t just want to see and savor God’s glory privately within us — we want it to conform us to that glory, so that others can see and experience God’s glory through us. This, then, is the last goal of Bible reading: to be changed from one degree of glory to another, by beholding the glory of the Lord (2 Corinthians 3:18).”

How Does God’s Garden Grow?

This is a thought-provoking commentary from Michael Milton on The Parable of the Sower. “I wonder if, sometimes, we play it too safe with seed-sowing? We might be tempted to say, “Let’s carefully plant the seed where we know it will grow.” But this is not the prerogative of the sower. The seed goes everywhere.”

A Pineapple! For me?

How to Pick the Perfect Pineapple. Huh. I never knew.

For the Car Ride

Anxiety Free Living Part 1B “How do you avoid worry when money is tight, health is poor, or a relationship is strained? See how to put away worry, whatever you may face, in John MacArthur’s study Anxiety-Free Living.” (29 minutes)

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Jessica Pickowicz

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Jessica is the founder and lead writer of Beautiful Thing. She is wife to pastor/ church-planter Nate Pickowicz, and mama of two.