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Through the Bible: Matt. 2:1-12, The Magi from Persia

We are going through Tatian’s Diatessaron, a second-century harmony of the Gospels, and we are now on Section III, which switches back to Matthew from Luke. The Magis and Their Star After that [the birth of Jesus] the Magi came … Continue reading

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Evangelism and World Missions

There is a problem with our emphasis on evangelism. It is not the evangelism that is the problem. It is what we are skipping along the way! When I suggest what is obvious in Scripture, that “the Great Commission” was … Continue reading

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Through the Bible in a Year: Matthew 24 to 28

Introduction: Unrelated to Today’s Reading If you are enjoying this through the Bible series or getting anything out of it, you really need to give thanks to God today. As I write this, two days before you’ll read it, I … Continue reading

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To Evangelize Or Not To Evangelize

Anyone who’s really devoted themselves to the Gospel, whether they’re lousy at it like me or real good at it like that lady I knew as a child, has had such experiences. But we ruin it when we try to turn every Christian into a used-religion salesmen. Those people are no better a testimony for the Gospel than is a used-car salesman. 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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