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The Dross and The Tin

Started in on Isaiah this morning. No beating around the bush with this prophet. No “setting up” what’s to come. Nope, he comes out of the gate fast and furious. Decrying rebellious children (Isa. 1:2). Calling out a “sinful nation, … Continue reading

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Let Grace Reign

Finishing up in Romans 5 this morning. Contrasting the sin and death brought into the world by Adam’s transgression with the justification and life made available through Jesus Christ our Lord and His finished work on the cross. The disastrous … Continue reading

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Considering a Conversation with the Felixes

For two years Felix often sent for Paul to talk with him. Not because he was seeking the truth, but because he was hoping for a bribe (Acts 24:26-27). And I imagine the repeated conversations weren’t a lot unlike that … Continue reading

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A Door of Faith

I grew up in a non-religious home. If we ever went to church it was to marry or bury. My theology was founded on a god after my own making with the understanding that if He’d leave me alone, I’d … Continue reading

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Gen R

Gen Z. That’s the latest generation to be named, characterized, and surveyed like crazy by sociologists. This current generation. Those born since 1996. Not to be confused with the millennials before them or the Gen X-ers and Gen Y-ers before … Continue reading

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God of My Righteousness (A 2014 Remix)

You sense that David was getting some bad press. Not just some people gossiping about his flaws, but enemies spreading out and out lies targeted at his integrity and reputation. They sought to turn his honor into shame. They made … Continue reading

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Praise God for the Other Book

There’s always been a lot of debate on how the end times play out. Smart people on multiple sides of a debate on what in Scripture is to be taken literally and what should be understood figuratively. Views on where … Continue reading

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An Arbiter or An Advocate

Job thought he needed an arbiter. John says we have an Advocate. Job was looking for someone to act as judge between himself and God so he could plead his case. John knew our need for Someone to draw alongside … Continue reading

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The Best Robe

His was a riches to rags story. Having demanded his inheritance early, he blew through his inheritance quickly. Not with investing it for future profit, but instead wasting it on foolhardy pleasures. Soon, rather than living high on the hog … 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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