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Religious Leaven

It’s religious leaven. Allow in even the tiniest amount and it’s gonna spread. While just a little bit might seem quite innocuous at first, once it’s allowed in the mix there’s a good chance it’ll take over. Can’t really see … Continue reading

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Another “Me Too!”

I don’t hear a lot about it in the news these days, but I’m thinking the #MeToo movement continues to make a much needed difference in how casual our culture has become with sexual harassment and how pervasive the reality … Continue reading

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The Company We’ll Keep

Spend some time thinking about them, even just a bit, and you can’t help but getting frustrated. Their insincerity, their duplicity, their hypocrisy . . . it’s enough to drive you nuts! The chief priests and elders came to Jesus … Continue reading

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Love Genuinely

Hovering over Romans 12 this morning.  Not all of it.  But, in particular, four words of it.  Not at the edges of it–neither the part about offering our bodies as living sacrifices, nor the part about not being overcome by … Continue reading

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Iniquity and Solemn Assembly

Maybe it jumps off the page because you’re not expecting for God to say in the Bible, “I can’t do something.” The tendency, rightly so I think, is to equate all-powerful God with can-do-anything God. To interpret “with God all … Continue reading

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In Step with the Gospel

It was a big deal. And he had to be called on it. Though Paul valued Peter’s right hand of fellowship, he could not stand by silently when Peter took a wrong turn–not if it implied something about the gospel … Continue reading

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Wasted Worship

Worship is a terrible thing to waste. Technically, there’s only so much of it anyone can give. Only so much energy that can be called upon for worship, only so much time available to be directed toward worship. And the … Continue reading

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