Monthly Archives: November 2012

Truly Miraculous

The Christmas season is upon us! I recently read the following sentence that quickly reminded me of what we truly celebrate at Christmas. It also recalled me to the act of frequent contemplation upon the Christmas miracle. Carl Trueman wrote; … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! Below is a prayer of thanksgiving from the Valley of Vision: O My God, Thou fairest, greatest, first of all objects, my heart admires, adores, loves thee, for my little vessel is as full as it can be, … Continue reading

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A Notable Shift

I have been reading Carl Trueman’s book, Reformation: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Trueman notes a shift in societal thought that I believe deserves some attention. Why? This thinking has also infiltrated the church! Trueman wrote: …expectations from life have shifted … Continue reading

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Humility Needed

What is humility? C.J. Mahaney in his book entitled, Humility, defines it as; “honestly assessing ourselves in light of God’s holiness and our sinfulness.” The opposite of humility is pride. Mahaney defines pride as; “when sinful human beings aspire to … Continue reading

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