Tag Archives: Stephen Nichols

“Awake, Mankind!”

Augustine (AD 354-430) wrote: Awake, mankind! For your sake God has become man. Awake, you who sleep, rise up from the dead, and Christ will enlighten you. I tell you again: for your sake, God became a man. You would … Continue reading

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No Ivory Towers

This morning during the sermon I made some unplanned remarks about several figures from the reformation and puritan periods. My point was to show that they were well acquainted with suffering and were by no means ivory tower theologians. These … Continue reading

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Christ Descended

Here is a great C.S. Lewis quote taken from Stephen Nichols’ book, Peace: Classic Readings for Christmas. In the Christian story God descends to reascend. He comes down; down from the heights of absolute being into time and space, down … Continue reading

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The Doctrine of Vocation

On Sunday during the sermon, I briefly commented that a solid grasp on the Doctrine of Vocation would serve every Christian well as they seek to live faithfully in society while honoring God in the process. Well, if that is … Continue reading

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Top Ten Books of 2012

Below I have given a top ten list of my favorite books read during 2012 (this is not necessarily a list of books published in 2012). My purpose in doing this is to share books that have been impactful on … Continue reading

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