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Jesus Really is the Answer!

It’s Sunday School humor 101. “What’s the answer to every question asked in the little kids class?” “Jesus!” Then we chuckle to ourselves, “Ha, ha! How cute!” Uh, no. Actually, pretty profound. An “out of the mouth of babes” thing. … Continue reading

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Belief and Behavior

Been reading a book on asking the right questions when it comes to thinking through how to be intentional in leading people in the church towards following Christ. It’s what we’re commissioned to do, “Go and make disciples” (Matt 28:19-20). … Continue reading

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Stir It Up!

They’re the only two times this particular Greek word is found in the Bible, yet I think it applies to all of Scriptures. It’s Peter’s specific reason for writing his letters but I’d make the case that, when all is … Continue reading

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Heartburn

They didn’t see that coming. Lots to talk through and try to process as they headed down the road to Emmaus. They had gone to Jerusalem for an annual feast and were returning home having witnessed an unjust execution. They … Continue reading

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In All the Scriptures

It’s a story that easily captures the imagination. Three men walking away from Jerusalem. Two were neighbors from Emmaus, the Third they didn’t recognize. The two were talking about the crucifixion, the Other had been crucified. The two in confused … Continue reading

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Seek Wisdom

The writer of Proverbs hears voices. The voices from “men of perverted speech” who delight in evil, on one hand, and the voice of “the adulteress with her smooth words” mocking covenant and commitment on the other. Their voices invite … Continue reading

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The Active Agency of Abiding

In John 15 Jesus said it was the secret sauce of prayer. He said it was also the key to bearing fruit. In fact, He said, do it and you’ll bear much fruit. Don’t do it and you won’t be … Continue reading

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