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The Saturday Post(s)

5 Reasons Why the Virgin Birth of Jesus is Important. “John Frame writes that the virgin birth of Jesus is doctrinally important because of…” Don’t Badmouth Obama. “God takes his word very seriously. If we dishonor the President there may … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Why Does God Love Us? A short piece that clarifies a needed point. “To rightly answer the question we first must ask whom we mean by ‘us.’” Toddlers & Picky Eating. I guess with my little one on the way, … Continue reading

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Love the Church More Than It’s Health

Oh man, this is so good and so needed by so many; including myself. Jonathan Leeman: This one goes out to the doctrine guys. The guys with ecclesiological opinions. The pastors and elders who think the Bible addresses the practices … Continue reading

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Eight Words That Will Change the Shape of Your Christianity

“Love each other as I have loved you.“ John 15:12 In this passage, and in John’s writing in general, one another is specifically applied to our brothers and sisters in Christ. Not that we shouldn’t love our non-believing friends, family, … Continue reading

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College Students & the Local Church

I have had a growing concern for Christian college students that began when I was a young college student. My concern is this: many Christian college students have little to no significant membership with a local church. They may be a part … Continue reading

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The Scandal of the Semi-Churched

I read this post by Kevin DeYoung a long time ago and thought I would call my readers’ attention to it. It isn’t about the unchurched or the anti-churched, but the semi-churched folks within our local congregations. Kevin DeYoung writes: I … Continue reading

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How to Make Biblical Application Very Real

There is a helpful Bible reading practice I have stumbled upon that I thought I’d share with the cyber-nets. It is very simple and goes like this: Exchange the “one another” commands of the New Testament with specific people in your … Continue reading

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Jesus Loves Organized Religion

“I love Jesus, but I am not into organized religion.” Ever hear that before? I am sure you have. It is a common refrain among those who like to hold claim to Jesus in some way, but want to keep … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Submit to a Local Church

Below is the concise summation of an excellent chapter from an amazing book simply titled, “Church Membership” by Jonathan Leeman. In this chapter Leeman answers the question, “How does a Christian submit to a Church?” He provides eight excellent answers … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

3 Principles for Asking for Forgiveness. Why we should never say, “I am sorry that I have upset you. Will you please forgive me?” with 3 things with must make sure to keep in mind when asking for forgiveness. Parents, … Continue reading

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