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You Need a Prayer Therapist

I found this little gem from a wonderful book called A Praying Life by Paul E. Miller. Let’s imagine that you see a prayer therapist to get your prayer life straightened out. The therapist says, “Let’s begin by looking at … Continue reading

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Carson on Progressive Revelation

“Sometimes Christians understand progressive revelation in a fairly mechanistic or linear fashion: More truth simply gets added to the pile, to make a bigger pile of truth. But this ‘mystery/revelation’ tension shows that often something is actually there in the … Continue reading

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Bavinck on Compartmentalizing God

I started reading through Herman Bavinck’s Essays on Religion, Science, and Society last Friday. Much of his writings (including his Reformed Dogmatics) cover the intersection of theology with philosophy and culture. In that sense, he is thoroughly Reformed. Surprisingly, his … Continue reading

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Receive Him as Your Personal Role Model

I got this in an e-mail from Catalyst, written by Francis Chan. You passionately love Jesus, but you don’t really want to be like Him. You admire His humility, but you don’t want to be THAT humble. You think it’s … Continue reading

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The Gospel In a Paragraph

God is the sovereign, transcendent and personal God who has made the universe, including us, his image-bearers. Our misery lies in our rebellion, our alienation from God, which, despite his forbearance, attracts his implacable wrath. But God, precisely because love … Continue reading

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The Cause? A Prostitute.

Imagine this. Imagine waking up one day to news reports that droves of people from all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds in your city are suddenly coming to faith in Christ and experiencing radical change. What would that look like? Furthermore, … Continue reading

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Honor Him By Expecting Much Of Him

One of my favorite scenes from Band of Brothers was when Maj. Winters saluted lower-ranked Captain Sobel, who used to be his commanding officer. Captain Sobel should’ve responded immediately by saluting his superior, but hesitated and looked away in shame. … Continue reading

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