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Mar 2013 25 Mar 25, 2013

The world is a mess and it would be all too easy for God’s people to fall into despair and disillusionment. So take a moment and read of the glory and beauty of heaven to come, and be reassured once again that our God is working to bring all things to their consummation in Christ. Oh, what a day this will be! “All shall stand about the God of glory, the fountain of love, as it were opening their bosoms to be filled with those effusions of love which are pour...Read More

Mar 2013 25 Mar 25, 2013
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“Then he released for them Barabbas, and having scourged Jesus, delivered him to be crucified. Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the governor's headquarters, and they gathered the whole battalion before him. And they stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, and twisting together a crown of thorns, they put it on his head and put a reed in his right hand. And kneeling before him, they mocked him, saying, ‘Hail, King of the Jews!’ And t...Read More

Mar 2013 22 Mar 22, 2013
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I recently read that Lady Gaga has over 32 million followers on Twitter. Justin Bieber has around 31 million. John Piper has a mere 450,000 or so. I seriously doubt that anything of value has ever come out of the mouth of Lady Gaga, yet such is our world today that her pathetic drivel is considerably more appealing than the wisdom of Piper. Of young Bieber I’ll refrain from saying anything. “Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is...Read More

Mar 2013 22 Mar 22, 2013

This article explains what it means to say that Christians are "sojourners" on the earth.Read More

Mar 2013 21 Mar 21, 2013
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One of my heroes is Joni Eareckson Tada. Most of you know the story of her diving accident that left her almost completely paralyzed. In an interview with World Magazine (January 12, 2013), Joni revealed something of which I was unaware. It’s a stunning illustration of divine providence, both sweet and a bit strange. The day before the incident Joni had gone to the drugstore to purchase a bottle of Nice ‘n Easy midnight summer blonde to lighten her hair colo...Read More

Mar 2013 21 Mar 21, 2013

This post explains what Paul means when he calls Christians "saints" in Christ Jesus.Read More

Mar 2013 20 Mar 20, 2013

A Polish man impales himself with a screwdriver and doesn't know it.Read More

Mar 2013 20 Mar 20, 2013
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Here I focus on what the charismatic renewal needs most in order to move forward in a positive and God-glorifying way.Read More

Mar 2013 19 Mar 19, 2013
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Charismatic Renewal: 10 Strengths and Weaknesses It seems everyone has an opinion on what is known as the charismatic movement. I’m no exception. But in this article I want to focus on what I perceive to be both its strengths and weaknesses. In a subsequent post I’ll comment on what I think is most needed in the charismatic world for it to move forward to the glory of God. (1) The charismatic tradition has done well in emphasizing the role of authentic expe...Read More

Mar 2013 18 Mar 18, 2013
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Yes, I confess. I’m an unrepentant fan of Duck Dynasty. If you have no idea of what I mean, read this article, 9 Things you should Know about Duck Dynasty....Read More