Monthly Archives: August 2010

How Do You Minister to a Homeless Person

I have several posts I really need to get on this blog, but I have a lot of other things to do today instead. Sad … So I just want to send you to an awesome blog post I read … Continue reading

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Blessing and Cursing

Don’t let this post stop you from reading the previous one I just wrote, which is better and more important. Not that this one isn’t important, so … Blessing and Cursing I remember my surprise the first time I really … Continue reading

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Peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ

I promised a post on peace "tomorrow." I should have said "next post." It’s been 3 days. So, here goes. Paul commonly blesses his readers with "grace and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ." Often it’s … Continue reading

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Grace and Peace

2nd post tonight … Paul begins and ends many of his letters with "Grace and peace be with you from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ." Yesterday, I talked about the reason it’s God our Father and our … Continue reading

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Why Do We Do This?

I was reading one of my own archived posts, and I was reminded why we do this. What do we do? We take a stand for change. We preach a Gospel that demands the counting of the cost and explains … Continue reading

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The Trinity, the Council of Nicea, and the Substance of God

In A.D. 325, Eusebius, the first church historian and the bishop (link opens in new window) of the church in Caesarea, wrote a letter. To me, it is one of the most surprisingly ignored letters in the history of the … Continue reading

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The Chicken or the Egg?

In this case, what’s true is true no matter what you believe. We can argue all we want about whether Genesis is literal or evolution is true, but our belief won’t change the truth an iota. Continue reading

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Exhort, Encourage, Testify:The Appearance of Paul, Part V

It takes me too long to get around to finishing series I started. This may be the most important blog I’ve ever written. If you DO this, it will change your life and the lives of all those with whom … Continue reading

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I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel

I think Romans 1:16 is the key to unlocking all the deep secrets of the letter to the Romans. In that verse Paul says he is not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ. But why does he say that? There … Continue reading

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The Bible and a Closed Canon:(Should There Only Be 66 Books?)

One of these days I’m going to have time to do justice to the series I was doing on the appearance of Paul from 1 Thessalonians 2. There’s one post on exhortation I really want to get to, but I … Continue reading

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