Combing the Net – 11/9/2010

Twenty Untranslatable Words — Some words just can’t be translated into English. Here’s a list of some of the most fun. (HT: Challies)

Ultimate Football Fake Out — Check out this awesome trick play pulled off by a middle school football team last week!

Can John Gardner Be Saved? — A couple months ago I posted that a Google search on my name revealed that there was a murdered on trial in Texas also named John Gardner. Today, Dan Phillips reflects comparing this John Gardner to Judas, but reminding us that, unlike Judas, there is still hope that God may save John Gardner’s soul.

Handel’s Messiah Tim Challies’ review of a book I’m very much looking forward to. Some of you may remember my “Messiah Blog” posts from a year ago. I’m considering re-posting them this year beginning in a few weeks, but for now you can access them through the link on the right side of this page.

Relationship Evangelism — I’m in full agreement with Trevin Wax’s assessment of the idea of “relationship evangelism”. Yes, we should seek to build deep personal relationships with nonbelievers, but this can’t be done without also sharing Christ with them, early and often. Please read this post.

Here’s a new promo video for the translation of the Bible I prefer, the ESV:

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