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Blessed Assurance

Hovering over the first part of Hebrews 11. What a glorious chapter. What a grounding chapter. A soul-stirring reminder that, when all is said and done, we walk by faith and not by sight. Now faith is the assurance of … Continue reading

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Better Things

They were tares. Just weeds. They looked like the same good seed when they were planted with the wheat, but they weren’t wheat. Mixed in, at first, without anyone noticing any difference. But as time passed, and things grew, the … Continue reading

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Rest Beyond Rest

Pretty difficult not to pick up what’s being laid down as you read the latter part of Hebrews 3 and the first eleven verses of Hebrews 4. “Today, if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts” (3:8) . … Continue reading

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Wise for Salvation

It’s a formula. May not look like it at first glance, but it is. We might not like to think that formulas should have a part in the Christian life, but sometimes they do. And, as Paul get’s ready to … Continue reading

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Going and Coming

For all they knew, it could have been a fool’s errand. They had come to the merciful Master for healing and now He tells them to go to the hard-hearted clerics for inspection. No touch of His hand. No declaration … Continue reading

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The Bondage of Self-Justification

Found a sin to avoid as I read in the Gospel of Luke this morning (20:25-29). One to be on guard against. One, if I’m honest, I’ve been trapped by too many times to count. The guy was a lawyer. … Continue reading

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A Firm Foundation

Reminded this morning that building a firm foundation doesn’t prevent a flood. “Why do you call Me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do what I tell you? Everyone who comes to Me and hears My words and does them, I will … Continue reading

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