The fatal habit of considering Christian morals as distinct from Christian...– William Wilberforce
A different kind of sunrise
I came across a great word picture in the book of Luke, about Jesus. As John the Baptist was born, his father spoke over him. He had been mute for 9 months prior to the birth. He said, “And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him, to give his people the knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of their...
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Pointing the finger
We all know the story. Adam and Even blow it for a piece for fruit. I was reflecting on the story today while preparing for a team Bible study. The usual answers came to mind, since I’ve heard and discussed the story so many times. But like always, the Bible is full of surprises. And this morning, the Spirit deepened my understanding of these verses, with great implications on my own life. ...
30 years ago today, Pastor John Piper responded to...
2 Hot Topics
Abbey and I started watching a new sermon series on Luke by Pastor Mark Driscoll. Just finished week 2. So far, so good. He’s going deep into the text, which will enable us to more fully understand the text, and more fully love and appreciate Jesus and all he’s done for us. Anyways, last night he brought up 2 very hot topics: Calvinism vs Arminianism, and Abortion. I’m going to...
Bryce… You don’t see daddy go pee-pee in the garbage can, do you?– Daddy
Talking to C.S. Lewis
Sometimes, in our efforts to see lives changed by the gospel, we avoid talking to intimidating people of another religious view. People who are zealous, and always talking about their belief. Granted, these people (much like ourselves) can be too convinced to change. I wonder, however, if in our fear we are neglecting some of the more potentially influential men and women out there. Because...
Bryce, no playing with your pee-pee at the dinner table.– Abbey