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The Saturday Post(s)

The Myth of Hate. “I’m told writing this post won’t matter. I can clarify until I’m blue in the face and nothing will change. It doesn’t matter what Christians actually think or believe about homosexuality. It seems the world will … Continue reading

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Christ is Our Passover Lamb

Last night I preached on the Passover from Exodus 11-12:32 to our middle schoolers. I was immensely blessed to see the kids come to understand that the Exodus from Egypt by the hand of Moses is God’s amazing way of preparing … Continue reading

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Not Everyone is God’s Child

People like to say, “Everyone is a child of God.” However, although this statements makes it way into American religious-sentimentality, it is not what the Bible teaches. The Bible is clear that, far from being God’s beloved children, all people … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Can I Marry for Looks? A thoughtful look at an often asked question. God is at Work in Japan. Exciting stuff! Suicidal Thoughts on Suicide. “I have needed to write this ever since the death of Robin Williams. Every public … Continue reading

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Two Jews Named Smith & Jones

One of the big lessons Christians grow to learn is the difference between trusting in their performance for God’s approval and resting in the performance of Christ on their behalf for God’s approval. Essentially, it is learning what to put our confidence … Continue reading

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A Throne & a Cross

In a day where there seems to be a lot of misunderstanding of what following Jesus actually entails, I found this simple point and illustration to be profoundly helpful. J.D. Greear writes: Jesus said following Him meant “denying ourselves” and “taking … Continue reading

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God’s Credit Card

Being a youth pastor offers me a front row seat to watch young saints be exposed to the Word of God for the first time. I get to see their amazement at its truths. I get to rejoice in their thankfulness … Continue reading

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Jesus Has Ruined My Reputation

As a Christian, my reputation has been ruined. Before becoming a Christian I did a really good job at making people think I am a good guy. I made sure to do chores at the right time in order to … Continue reading

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The Most Important Word in the Universe

Some years ago, in a faculty devotional at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Dr. Murray Harris proposed this line of thinking: What is the most important Book in the universe? The Bible. Which book within the Bible is the most important? … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Give Them Bread. What if obeying Jesus greatly hurts our relationships with those we love? “Pledging our hearts to heaven, we will not look back to Egypt or Sodom, trusting that true mothers, brothers, sisters, sons, and daughters are those who follow Jesus … Continue reading

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