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He Was Just a Sheep: A Tribute to Grandpa Dill

If interested, my grandfather, whom this is about, wrote a short memoir of his life and God’s grace to him. You can access that here. — When George Washington died, the country mourned. Countless articles, stories, and eulogies were written … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Deny Yourself?

Jesus said if anyone wants to follow him they must “deny himself” (Matthew 16:24). But what does it mean to deny yourself? William Barclay answered well: “To deny oneself means in every moment of life to say no to self, … Continue reading

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If the Bible is Really God’s Word…

Marshall & Payne: If we believe that the Bible’s word is the powerful speech of God, then in many respects what we want to see flourish in our church culture is as many instances as possible of the Bible being … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Nothing Explicitly Christian About the Pope’s Message. “Nevertheless, even though the speech was historic, it was also a disappointment—not so much for what he did say but for what he didn’t say. For example…” Some Thoughts on Reading Books. Al … Continue reading

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How to Lose Your Soul

“What does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul? For what can a man give in return for his soul?” Mark 8:36-37 J.C. Ryle comments: Any man can lose his own soul. He cannot … Continue reading

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When It’s Good to Be Booed (Or Bad to Be Applauded)

Once, Jesus preached this: Woe to you, when all people speak well of you, for so their fathers did to the false prophets. Luke 6:26 Matthew Henry helps apply. It is a sign that you were not faithful to your … Continue reading

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In Honor of My “Paul”

Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith. Hebrews 13:7 Allow me to obey that verse right now in this post. This is an … Continue reading

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