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Truth-Based Freedom in a Post-Truth Culture

Some have said that ours is a post-truth culture. That objective facts (if there really are any) are increasingly giving away to subjective personal belief. That your truth may not be my truth and that, within limits, there needs to … Continue reading

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Pay Attention to What You Hear

As I hover over some verses in Mark, two common sayings come to mind. One from my days in the business world, the other from the world at large. Back in the days when I drove to an office building … Continue reading

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A Lifeline

David knew about cause and effect. He connected the dots between external circumstance and internal response. Know the ever-present reality of oppression and distress without? Be consumed by darkness and mourning within. Experience unrelenting obstacles day after day? Be prone … Continue reading

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The Riches of Full Assurance

They were in a battle. Not against flesh and blood, but against thoughts and ideas. Paul referring to them as “plausible arguments” (Col. 2:4) and empty philosophies “according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world” (Col. … Continue reading

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One Word

They were certain Paul had defiled the temple. Convinced he had brought unbelieving, uncircumcised, and unclean Greeks into the holy place. But it was based only on circumstantial evidence. They had seen Paul earlier with Trophimus the Ephesian. So, when … Continue reading

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It Stands in Scripture

When it comes to consuming what we commonly refer to as “the news,” in this day and age of ideological polarization and the propensity to omit or twist facts to suit ones own bias, I can’t count the number of … Continue reading

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This Week Is Important

Oh how we need this week in our post-Christian, postmodern, increasingly post-truth culture. A culture that debates not only the abstracts of truth (which man has done throughout the ages . . . think Pilate (Jn. 18:38)), but also seeks … Continue reading

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Chez Wisdom

Been mostly offline this week as I’ve been on almost full-time grandpa duty. Doesn’t seem possible that one little toddler can consume so much of a grown man’s energy . . . but that’s why I guess, generally speaking, parenting … Continue reading

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I’m Listening . . . Still . . .

Started in on Proverbs this morning. After reading chapter 1, chewed on how important it is to have ears to hear. Then, as I sometimes do when a thought doesn’t immediately form, I went back in my e-Journal to look … Continue reading

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Of the Truth

The celebration nears. The remembrance of a birth is less than two weeks away. For many it’s about family and traditions, with little significance beyond that. For others, it includes the heart-warming folklore of the “No Room Here Inn,” a … Continue reading

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