Friday Favorites (10 JAN 20)

by | Jan 10, 2020 | Friday Favorites

Findings From Around The Web to Butter Your Grits

Greg Ross somehow manages to find the craziest examples of King James Version gematria you’ve ever seen. His most recent deals with the millionth digit of π. And here’s an older one on Shakespeare

Charlotte Higgins offers a comprehensive overview of some recent dubious dealings in New Testament manuscripts. 

If you haven’t read it, my brief engagement with Larry Hurtado’s Honoring the Son: Jesus in Earliest Christian Devotion was reposted at Proclaim and Defend.

Well Said

“…there is nobody who does not imagine that he is really better than the others. Everyone flatters himself and carries a kingdom in his breast.”

John Calvin, Golden Booklet of the True Christian Life, 32.

Recommended Reading

Robert Chapman: Apostle of Love by Robert L. Peterson 

Learn from the life and ministry of the nineteenth-century English pastor who Spurgeon referred to as “the saintliest man I ever knew.”

My Posts this Week

You and Your Cheer

Book Review (Part One): Reformed Preaching by Joel Beeke

Post Coming Soon

“Corn and Unicorn: Misleading Mental Representations from the KJV”

Brent Niedergall

Pastor, Grammarian, Runner

Brent Niedergall, MDiv, is Chief Editor at Positive Action for Christ in Whitakers, North Carolina. He’s gone to war in Afghanistan, felled towering trees, and parsed Greek verbs.


Brent Niedergall