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Through the Bible: Luke 1:76-80, Repentance and Atonement

Note: This is a very long post. I think it the subject is worth the length of the post. Therefore, I will wait at least three days to post the next one. If you are going through the Bible with … Continue reading

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The Incredible Salvation of God

I think this story will encourage all of you. It’s true. Almost 30 years ago I ran an auto insurance agency in Germany for a company called Fortune. One day a clearly bewildered lady came in with a friend to … Continue reading

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Repentance and Forgiveness

I spent a lot of time on this comment response, so I’m making it a post. You’ll have to figure out the comment I’m responding to. It concerns my post “He Who Fears God and Labors at Righteousness”. ************************* I … Continue reading

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God’s Not Disappointed

I watched Ragamuffin last night, and it reminded me of a teaching I did a few years ago. It took root in a lot of people’s hearts, and it would do most of us good to root it there as … 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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Grace and Mercy Revisited

Little rant I did on Facebook. I think it’s important, very important. So here it is: I get so frustrated with how widespread the confusion is between mercy and grace. I’m reading an article on “communities of grace.” It has … Continue reading

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Nothing Shall Separate Us from the Love of God

Today my father-in-law’s “Verse of the Day” talked about Romans 8:38-39, which says that Paul was convinced that no created thing and no trial (nor a bunch of other things) can separate us from the love of God which is … Continue reading

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Revisiting Grace

I don’t mind revisiting the word “grace” as many times as necessary until it’s understood accurately in the mind of as many people as I can explain it to. “Grace” may be the most wonderful word in the Bible besides … Continue reading

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Through the Bible in a Year: Matthew 18 to 23

Another large commentary. Give the Bible priority! Just look up on this page what you want to look up. Matthew 18:1-10: The Little Ones There’s so much to learn from Jesus’ statements about children here! If you are going to … Continue reading

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Grace Revisited

In modern Christianity, it is common for a "Christian" who has been rebuked to say something to the effect of, "Don’t judge; we’re under grace." That kind of statement is based on a very wrong understanding of grace. The very … Continue reading

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