Monthly Archives: September 2014

I Hope You Experience Despair

I hope you experience despair. I hope you come to a place where you no longer can find any meaningful happiness in yourself or the things around you. I hope that when you drink, you will find that even alcohol … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Things Jesus Didn’t Say. I like the end: “When Jesus finished these sayings, the crowds were super cool with his teaching, for he was teaching them as one who had a realistic understanding of the Bible and helped the disciples … Continue reading

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Let Them Only Get to Hell Over Our Dead Bodies

Last night I preached on the topic of evangelism to the middle schoolers at my church. I helped them see that following Jesus meant becoming a fisher of people. As Jesus said…  “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will … Continue reading

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A Log in the Fire

I have written before about the essential importance of loving, being a part of, and going to church. To add to the list, here is a simple little story from Donald Whitney to help illustrate the importance of church fellowship within the Christian life. … Continue reading

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Doctrine is Not Enough

Sound doctrine is a gift, a blessing, and a fountain of life to those who love the Lord Jesus. What can be more beautiful to a believer than the precious truth about His Lord? However, as precious as sound doctrine … Continue reading

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Bigger & Bigger & Bigger

Among the many gifts of maturing in Christ, few surpass the one illustrated here by C.S. Lewis in Prince Caspian. And then—oh joy! For he was there: the huge Lion, shining white in the moonlight, with his huge black shadow … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Preach the Gospel to Yourself. Read this for excellent instruction on how to preach the gospel to your own heart. “Whatever Scriptures we use to assure us of God’s forgiveness, we must realize that whether the passage explicitly states it … Continue reading

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