Monthly Archives: April 2014

Living Life to the Glory of God

“Humans are made to fight and overcome. We love heroes, and we all get opportunity to be one, whether in small situations or large.” I wrote that earlier in the week in a query letter for my leukemia book. Even … Continue reading

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Repentance Revisited

I was reading Wisdom today, and I ran across a really neat passage on repentance. (I’ll tell you below what the book of Wisdom is, why I read it, and why you should, too.) But you have mercy on all … Continue reading

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Easter is Passover, not Resurrection Sunday

The only annual feast that the apostles’ churches kept, as far as I can tell, is Passover. Over time, that has become Easter. I won’t concern myself with how it got to be Easter, whether there were pagan origins, etc. … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of the Gospel

Dare we consider that the reason we have so much else wrong is because we have the Gospel wrong? For this post I am indebted to a friend, Matthew Bryan, who is writing a book on the subject. We’ll be … Continue reading

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Christian History that Matters

I got asked today about writing a book on church history. The idea behind the request is a good one, but this morning I thought I wouldn’t have time for years. How I underestimate the internet! My blog is not … Continue reading

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Verses Working Together: Salvation Apart from Works

We spent a couple posts looking at warning verses and comparing them with assurance verses. Let’s do the same with the issue of faith and works, which is closely related. For by grace you are saved, and that not of … Continue reading

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Verses Working Together: Eternal Security, Part II

Yesterday we looked at four verses used to teach eternal security. We compared them with Ephesians 5:5-6, which says … Be sure of this, that no immoral or impure or greedy person, that is, an idolater, has any inheritance in … Continue reading

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Verses Working Together: Eternal Security

Yesterday I provided two lists of verses (link opens in new window or tab for reference), both of which could have been considerably lengthened. One set was meant to prove eternal security, that a person once saved is guaranteed an … Continue reading

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