Tag Archives: holy spirit

2 Peter 1:5-7: The Normal Christian Life in 3 Verses

This will probably be my favorite blog post ever. Everything I am about to say about 2 Peter 1:5-7 assumes that you have already read verses 3-4 and understand them. We can do the things in verses 5-7 BECAUSE we … Continue reading

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Emphasis on Works: Why?

This post is to respond to a question—a good one that needed to be asked—left in a comment. What is going on in American Christianity that would make me and others talk about emphasizing works? Well, here’s my answer. “Works” … Continue reading

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Morning by Morning

The Lord Yahweh has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him who is weary. He wakens me morning by morning. He wakens my ear to hear as those … Continue reading

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From There To Here: The Story of the Church

The apostles have preached the Gospel to us from the Lord Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ [has done so] from179 God. Christ therefore was sent forth by God, and the apostles by Christ. … Having therefore received their orders … they … Continue reading

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Holy Distraction

Christians are not ordinary people. As the apostle Peter puts it, we are partakers of the divine nature equipped with everything we need for life and godliness (2 Pet. 1:3-4). We are sons of God, led by the Spirit of … Continue reading

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Scripture: The Foundation of Truth?

 I saw a blog recently, pretty good other than the ridiculous amount of advertising at the top, and I wrote the following response to it. I thought it was pertinent and ought to be on my blog. Scripture and the … Continue reading

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