Tag Archives: Teaching

Some Beginning Articles on the Church

For some reason, I ended up on the subject of church life on my new site. It took a while to pull all three of these posts together, even though one was once previously written on this blog. That article, … Continue reading

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My Life

I’m not in Africa starting a new church every week. Most days, I face nothing remotely life-threatening. I’ve recovered from leukemia and a marrow transplant better than most people do, and my “new normal” is a lot like my old … Continue reading

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Grant’s Tomb and the Words of God

"Get wisdom. And in all your getting, get understanding." – Proverbs 4:5 Recently I saw a movie called Mr. Deeds Goes to Town. There’s a modern remake, but I saw the 1936 version with Gary Cooper. Really good movie. I … Continue reading

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Picking the Winning Horse

First, as a total aside, you have got to read about this bat that lets any scorpion sting it in the face. God’s creation is marvelous, isn’t it? A Whole Thesaurus of Bad Manners I’ve been watching a couple Rob … Continue reading

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The Appearance of Paul, Part 6

We’ll see how much blogging I can get done tonight. I hope to write more than one. I’ve done 4 parts of a series on the appearance of Paul before tonight. This is Part 6 because I skipped part 4 … Continue reading

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The Truth Even If It Condemns Me

I don’t want to write posts like the one I just wrote without telling you what I’m about to tell you. That post discussed true and false Christians—or disciples vs. mere believers—and I don’t want you to misunderstand what I … Continue reading

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William T. Snead and the Welsh Revival

Do you think that teaching is what people want in a revival? These people, all the people in a land like ours, are taught to death, preached to insensibility. They all know the essential truths. They know they are not living as they ought to live, and no amount of teaching will add anything to that conviction. Continue reading

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Enduring Forever: The Word of God and Eternal Life

A voice says, “Call out.” Then he answered, “What shall I call out?” …The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God stands forever ~Isaiah 40:5,8 (NASB) The exchange given above is part of a passage in … Continue reading

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Your “immortal” soul

Note: all Scripture quotes on this post are from the NASB Updated version. A lot of traditions have crept in over the last 2,000 years. Some of them have become a basic part of our assumptions that we never question. One of … Continue reading

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The Wicked Are Not So…

Amazingly enough, after promising to continue on Psalm 1 yesterday, I’m following through today! Grace is a real thing; I’m getting better! Yesterday, I talked about thinking on spiritual things, starting in Psalm 1’s exhortation to meditate on the law … Continue reading

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