Why Read the Bible Every Day I like to read the Bible every day. In talking about this, I like to think of it as, “No read, no feed.” This means, if I am unwilling to read the Bible, I should also be unwilling to put food in my mouth. Let me share a bit…

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In my current preaching series through Romans, our church family had to join with me in navigating the ethical high wire act Romans 1:24-32—the New Testament passage that most clearly and thoroughly discusses the sin of homosexuality. This article is an “edited for reading” version of my two sermon manuscripts on that passage. It is…

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If you haven’t already, it may help to read the first two installments of this post. You can find them here and here. How does our understanding of Gospel-impact align with what the Bible teaches? Our understanding needs to recognize change coming from a heart affected by the Gospel is done on the inside and…

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Jesus and Mack Trucks – Part 2 If you haven’t already, it may help to read the first installment of this post. You can find it here. What does a Christian look like if they are truly a Christian? In other words, how are they different from the rest of the people in the world?…

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Why Read the Bible Every Day – My Daily Bread  During ABF, I mentioned that I like to read the Bible every day. In talking about this, I said my personal policy is, “No read, no feed.” This means, unless I have read the Bible, I don’t put food in my mouth. Let me share…

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God’s Will in Christ Jesus & Perseverance of the Saints The Apostle Paul told the Colossians a specific prayer he had for their church. The prayer was they “may be filled with the knowledge of His (God’s) will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding …” (Colossians 1:9). God’s will is the summing up of all…

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Jesus, the Warrior King? Do the ethics of Jesus (“turn the other cheek,” “love your neighbor,” and “do unto others”) demand that we must always oppose every war? Some Christians (and non-Christians) believe so. Is that what the Bible teaches? In our last post we examined the unavoidable truth that “our unchanging God condones and…

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