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What If He Had Spoken Their Names?

When we think of the crucifixion we tend to think of the “main event”–the hours that Jesus hung upon the cross. That’s more than enough to make us cringe, more than sufficient to bow our heads at the injustice. And … Continue reading

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Abide Always in the Shadow of the Cross

The message of Asaph’s parable seems clear: if we will not remember, then we are bound to rebel. If we will not reflect often on our history, inevitably we will revert back to our folly. To fail to focus continually … Continue reading

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No Angels Required

You gotta love him! One moment he’s sleeping, the next, he’s swinging a sword. Though there’s no doubt his “flesh was weak”, there can equally be no doubt that his “spirit was willing.” Willing to be a lone warrior, he … Continue reading

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A Righteousness Revealed

Reading in Romans this morning and thinking about power. Not just any power, but the power of God. In particular, I’m chewing on the power of God for salvation. Own it or not, we’re all in need of salvation. Whether … Continue reading

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Behold and Be Still

There is a direct correlation between who God is and how His people are to respond. What we know and believe about our King should make a difference in how we respond to our circumstance. I’m chewing on Psalm 46 … Continue reading

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Much Closer Attention

When you see a “therefore” in Scripture it’s good to pause to take note of what the therefore is there for. Such practical counsel on reading the Bible was put on my radar years and years ago, and continues to … Continue reading

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Blemish or Blessing?

To be honest, I cringe every time I come across that name. There’s a part of me that wishes that it wasn’t mentioned at all. And there’s another part of me that wonders at God’s divine purposes in recording it … Continue reading

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