Monthly Archives: December 2011

Top Ten Books of 2011

Below I have given a top ten list of my favorite books read during 2011 (this is not necessarily a list of books published in 2011). Before we get to the list, let me make a few comments. First, let … Continue reading

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The Riches of the Gospel

I’m currently reading The Gospel for Real Life by Jerry Bridges. Bridges shares a story which wonderfully illustrates the riches of the Gospel and our frequent ignorance of that wealth. Bridges shares: Some years ago our pastor told an unusual … Continue reading

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The Incarnation

Tomorrow is Christmas Day, the day that we celebrate the birth of Christ…Emmanuel, God with us. The Gospel of John says, “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the … Continue reading

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Viewing Christmas through Two Different Lenses

Tony Reinke, author of Lit! A Christian Guide to Reading Books, has an interesting blog post entitled The Meaning of Christmas: Comparing Dickens and Handel. Justin Taylor, doing what he does best, has summarized it for everyone hitting the high points. … Continue reading

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Faith is Commitment

In the Sermon on Genesis 22:1-19 this past Sunday, I quoted from Edmund Clowney’s book The Unfolding Mystery: Discovering Christ in the Old Testament. I have provided the quotes below along with some content I didn’t quote. These quotes come … Continue reading

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Too Funny Not to Share

Sorry, had to start off with some humor. This is one of my favorite blog posts from the Christmas Season last year. It comes from the blog of Jared Wilson. The title of the post is Santa as Christian Boogeyman; … Continue reading

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Introducing the Blog:

I have decided to start a blog on our church site. The primary purpose for this blog is twofold. First, I want to use this blog as a teaching tool, to supplement teaching done at Redeemer Fellowship. Often times after … Continue reading

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