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Escaping the Corruption That Is in the World Through Lust

In the last post we talked about the promise of the Gospel: because of grace sin will no longer have power over us, and we will escape the corruption that is in the world through lust. We talked about the … Continue reading

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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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Genesis One and the New Creation, Part 3

Please read Part 1 and Part 2 before reading this post, or you’ll probably be lost. The Sixth Day: Animals and Man I think it is significant that the sixth day includes the creation of both animals and man. I … Continue reading

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The World’s Worst “Wife Birthday” Card

Today I found the worst “wife birthday” card ever. I was at WalMart (yes, I confess I was shopping at Corporate Evil HQ) for a birthday card for my wife, and I found one that said … Well, I’ll have … Continue reading

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Imperative-Indicative and Performance-Acceptance

Give them time, give them love, give them rebuke, give them forgiveness, promise them rewards (real ones, not made-up ones); do whatever you have to do, but help them live for Jesus, and pay the price of suffering and time to help it happen. Continue reading

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A Gift from God

What is hard today, when all you see is denying yourself, will eventually yield the peaceable fruits of righteousness–and righteousness looks a lot like love, friendship, mercy, and joy. Continue reading

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The Simplicity of Christ

In 2 Cor. 11:3, the apostle Paul says that he doesn’t want our minds to be “destroyed” from the simplicity of Christ. You have to be careful about making too much of Greek definitions, but in 2 Cor. 11:3, I … Continue reading

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