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“All This and Jesus Too”

Over the years I have heard the story of an old Puritan recounted. The man sat down to a very small meal of a simple piece of bread (or potato) and water. He then voiced his prayer; “all this and … Continue reading

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Did The Reformers Think Their Doctrine Was New?

In the previous post, I offered a quick survey of historical church figures leading up to the Reformation. The purpose was to show that the doctrines emphasized by the Reformers were not completely new, but that the Reformation was, in … Continue reading

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Reformation Reading

As October approaches, so does the anniversary of the Reformation. Yet, this year it is not just any anniversary, no, this year marks the 500th anniversary. It was on October 31, 1517 that Martin Luther nailed his 95 Thesis to … Continue reading

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A High Calling

As I reflect on the events of this past weekend in Charlottesville, I am reminded of the high calling given to the Church. We have been called by our Lord to be His witnesses throughout all the earth. In short, … Continue reading

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How Anger Can Point To the Gospel

On Sunday I made the statement that any time you become angry you are being judgmental. I owe credit to David Powlison for this insight. The point I was making was that God is the ultimate Judge and that is … Continue reading

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Selflessness

I was reflecting on the Book of Ruth this past week and doing some reading in various commentaries when something stood out that hadn’t before. What really stood out is Boaz’s selflessness. At Naomi’s direction, Ruth approaches Boaz and asks … Continue reading

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“All of Grace”

Here is a gospel nugget from Charles Spurgeon: Believe it, for it is certainly true that the great God is able to treat the guilty with abundant mercy; yea, He is able to treat the ungodly as if they had … Continue reading

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Homesick

I have a clear memory from my early childhood of waking up sick in the middle of the night and calling out to my Mom. As she was caring for me I can remember saying through my moans of discomfort, … Continue reading

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Marriage is a Signpost

“’Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.’ This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church.” –Ephesians 5:31-32 … Continue reading

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An Evangelistic Tool

Below is a brief video that Justin Taylor posted on his blog today. It is an evangelism tool that offers a quick and helpful summary of the Gospel. Perhaps this would be a helpful tool for some of you to … Continue reading

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