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A New Thing

It’s said that familiarity breeds contempt. And who can’t think of cases where that has been true? Instances where someone made an amazing first impression, but the more you got to know them and their shortcomings, the more you realized … Continue reading

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Of New Garments, New Wineskins, and New Wine

Chewing on the Pharisees’ confrontation with Jesus at the end of Luke 5 this morning. They’re looking for anything to discredit this upstart Teacher who is calling people–including even tax collectors and sinners–to repentance and to follow Him (5:27-32). Jesus … Continue reading

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Dead to Sin and Alive to God

Chewing on Romans 6 this morning. In the last couple of chapters Paul’s been explaining how Christ’s death for us has made possible a righteousness received by faith. That by believing that Christ died for our sin on the cross, … Continue reading

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