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5 Benefits of Sickness

With the current COVID19 situation, I can’t help but think about a sermon I read years ago entitled Sickness by J.C. Ryle. In the sermon, he offers a biblical perspective on sickness under three headings: I. The universal prevalence of … Continue reading

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Favorite Quotes From “Shogun”

I recently read the novel Shogun by James Clavell. Here are some of my favorite quotes. Man is But a Blossom in the Wind “He subdued the land. Made the peace. Forced all the daimyōs in the land to grovel … Continue reading

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Favorite Quotes from “The Blade Itself”

I recently read The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie and here are a few of my favorite quotes. A Dreaded Task “Once you got a task to do, it’s better to do it than to live with the fear of … Continue reading

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Favorite Quotes from “Perelandra”

I recently enjoyed Perelandra by C.S. Lewis. Here are some of my favorite quotes. The Terror of Not Liking True Good “All those doubts which I had felt before I entered the cottage as to whether these creatures were friend … Continue reading

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Favorites Quotes from “Out of the Silent Planet”

I recently enjoyed Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis. Here are a few of my favorite quotes. Fallen vs. Unfallen Desire “‘Is the begetting of young not a pleasure maong the hrossa?’ ‘It is a very great on, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Quotes From “The Return of the Ring”

I recently enjoyed The Return of the King (book three in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy) by J.R.R. Tolkien. Here are three of my favorite quotes. Love of Master & Self-Understanding Help to Resist Temptation “In that hour of … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Avoid Money Worship

I recently had the privilege to preach at my church on the topic of Proverbs and money. Here is an excerpt that I found helpful for my own soul and I hope it does yours. —- Money worship is a … Continue reading

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What Your Idols Will Do to You

A little while ago, I read this cute little story in The Gaurdian: Baby pigs and two sows were freed by firefighters from Pewsey in Wiltshire when a barn went up in flames in February. Isn’t that adorable? Big, brave, … Continue reading

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A View of Christian Education

I gave this speech at an 8th grade graduation of students at the Independent Learning Academy in Orange County. First of all, I want to thank the Independent Learning Academy leadership, parents, and students for the privilege and honor of … Continue reading

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The Book of Converbs: Anti-Wisdom to Be a Foolish & Terrible Person

If you would like to ensure your life is a curse to all people around you, then diligently study and obey this chapter of Converbs. To help you understand and apply these precious truths, I have supplied you with studied … Continue reading

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