Chronicles Of A Recovering Pharisee

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I recently saw the movie “The Giver.” The story is about a seemingly perfect community where “sameness” is prized above anything else. In this world, what people see is drained of all color (literally), individuality is erased, every move is monitored, and the power of choice has disappeared. Without pain there is no sadness. Without passion there is no conflict. … Read More

I Kept My Virginity, But Not My Purity: Part Two

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Sex is a hot topic in today’s culture. I love talking about sex, writing about sex, and having sex… Come on people… I’m married… married people have sex, and it is good for them to enjoy it! Funny thing is that I didn’t become a popular writer until I began writing about sex. Go figure. To date, I have written … Read More

But What About Habitual Sin?

Joel WebbonFood for Thought2 Comments

Do you feel trapped in a habitual sin that you just can’t seem to kick? There have been times in my life where I have felt that God would never set me free from habitual sin, that I would fall into time and time again. When this happens, it is sometimes easy for us to doubt the grace of God. … Read More

What You Need Most For Christmas

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18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19 And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. 20 But as … Read More

The Mystery Of Godliness

Stacy CraftSermon Highlight1 Comment

I’ve read the letter of 1 Timothy many times in my life, but recently there was a passage that particularly caught my attention. In chapter 3 verses 14-16, Paul writes to Timothy so that he knows how to behave in the case that Paul is delayed. In this context Paul gives to Timothy an insightful definition of godliness. This is … Read More

The Glory Of God

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“For ask now of the days that are past, which were before you, since the day that God created man on the earth, and ask from one end of heaven to the other, whether such a great thing as this has ever happened or was ever heard of. Did any people ever hear the voice of a god speaking out … Read More

Preaching The Gospel In Unfavorable Circumstances

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After some days Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish, and he sent for Paul and heard him speak about faith in Christ Jesus. And as he reasoned about righteousness and self-control and the coming judgment, Felix was alarmed and said, “Go away for the present. When I get an opportunity I will summon you.” At the same … Read More

Casting Down Our Idols

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“13 Then some of the itinerant Jewish exorcists undertook to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those who had evil spirits, saying, “I adjure you by the Jesus whom Paul proclaims.” 14 Seven sons of a Jewish high priest named Sceva were doing this. 15 But the evil spirit answered them, “Jesus I know, and Paul I recognize, … Read More

The Gospel Is Good News, Not Good Advice

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The word gospel literally means good news. However, good news is very different from good advice. Good advice is something we need to do, but good news is a declaration of something that has already been done. The gospel is that God himself has come to rescue and renew all of creation in and through the work of Jesus Christ … Read More