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

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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 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

Why Christians Rarely Pray

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Often when a Christian has a correct view of the sovereignty of God there are two challenges that begin to emerge: evangelism and prayer. If God is truly sovereign in all things, then we struggle to see the reason for these two things. If prayer is merely a ‘think-tank’ session between us and God, but he is already omniscient (all-knowing), … Read More

Our Identity Matters

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Identity is important. Who do you think you are? This is the truth about identity. Who we see ourselves to be will determine what we do. I’ve seen the hurtful aftereffects of verbal abuse. People who have had insults and lies slung at them and over time they start to believe the things that are being told to them. I’ve … Read More

The Highest Form Of Arrogance

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15 When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “It may be that Joseph will hate us and pay us back for all the evil that we did to him.” 16 So they sent a message to Joseph, saying, “Your father gave this command before he died: 17 ‘Say to Joseph, “Please forgive the transgression of your … Read More

How Do I Respond To Betrayal?

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1 Then Joseph could not control himself before all those who stood by him. He cried, “Make everyone go out from me.” So no one stayed with him when Joseph made himself known to his brothers. 2 And he wept aloud, so that the Egyptians heard it, and the household of Pharaoh heard it. 3 And Joseph said to his … Read More

Hope Means Believing Change Is Possible

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30“Now therefore, as soon as I come to your servant my father, and the boy is not with us, then, as his life is bound up in the boy’s life, 31 as soon as he sees that the boy is not with us, he will die, and your servants will bring down the gray hairs of your servant our father … Read More

Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

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A couple of decades ago, several Americans began to shift from Christianity towards atheism. They began to favor reason and logic over religion and faith. Many felt that belief in a god was unscientific and therefore unintelligent. However, in the last few years there has been a dramatic shift back in favor of spirituality. But this new spirituality is much … Read More