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When I decided to start blogging, almost two years ago, I had one primary purpose; to have a place where I recorded my thoughts on the stuff I was reading.  I wanted to focus on books on preaching (you can read the post with a list of those books here).
I did read about 75% of those books listed and I am still working my way through them.  I have added to the list too: Saving Eutychus, (a wonderful book you should purchase and read if you are a preacher), Preaching?, Preaching Like Paul (recommended by Kevin DeYoung and one I am looking forward to reading), and One Year to Better Preaching, a book I plan to crack open and use beginning November 18, 2013. I found, however, that these kinds of books didn't induce reflective thoughts (or maybe it is this kind of reader...I don't know). I have benefited greatly from reading these books, but I only blogged part way through the first one.  

I still intend for this to be a neglected blog, but I think I will drop in a little more often than I have been. And I also think I will use the blog to focus on what I am reading, but not necessarily on the subject of preaching.

To that end, I received the newest edition of a book that is probably in my all-time Top Ten 10 favorite, most impactful, theologically clear books I have ever read. This book uncovers a most precious truth in such a way that it will draw the reader to love and serve the Lord Jesus more gratefully then before reading the book.  For that reason and many more, I'm going to read the book again (this will be my third time through it, I think, maybe fourth, but the first time through this newest edition).  I will use this blog to slowly and thoughtfully walk myself through the book; beginning with the Forward, through both Prefaces and then the body of the book itself. It is such a great book dealing with such an important subject, that I want to pretend I am taking people through it with me. I want to see myself as a kind of guide, pointing at some amazing things we will see along the way.

What book?  If you really care, you will need to check back here in a week or so. But, feel free to ignore it too, I just wanted you to know...

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