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What Sets Christianity Apart?
Herman Bavinck: The fundamental distinction between Christianity and other religions arises from the fact that in Scripture the initiative in religion is not taken by human beings but by God. In pagan religions it is human beings who seek God … Continue reading
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Why Did Jesus Become a Man?
This week our middle school and high school youth groups are ending a three-week mini-series seeking to answer the question, “Why Christmas?” Going beyond the explanation that Jesus is the “reason for the season,” we have been pushing them to … Continue reading
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Love is Not God, Thankfully
1 John 4:8 wonderfully teaches, “God is love.” Many folks have taken this verse and have run with it in all kinds of directions; a lot of them not good. One direction this profound text has been taken is to … Continue reading
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Who Is This?
Who Is This So Weak & Helpless? is one of my favorite hymns although it is not very well known. The first part of each verse focuses in on some aspect of Christ’s humanity and the limitations and weaknesses he … Continue reading
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The Saturday Post(s)
How Do You Sleep? A very good piece on the importance of and lessons within our sleep. There are tons of great Spurgeon quotes, of which this is my favorite: ““He rocks the cradle for us every night; he draws … Continue reading
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He Got Involved
In 1964, the murder of Kitty Genovese rocked Manhattan. The story is told that a mugger came up to the young woman in a dark alley and stabbed her twice in the back. She screamed, “Oh my God, he stabbed me.” The … Continue reading
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