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Safe Friends Are Dangerous to Our Soul

Greg Morse: Your soul needs friends who are willing to risk wounding your pride in the moment for the long-term good of your soul. The world cares nothing for our eternal good. Ungodly friends cheer us on toward destruction. They … Continue reading

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Becoming Those You Befriend

The Bible is chalk full of warnings about powerful influence others can have on us, for better or worse. For example: “Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.” Proverbs 13:20 “Do not … Continue reading

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Are You a Sponge, Sword, or Stone?

Kevin DeYoung, in his excellent little e-book, “The Gift of Friendship,” offers a word picture that should make us all ask, “Which kind of friend am I?” We all know the proverb: “Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another” … Continue reading

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The Friend I Really Need

There are countless characters in the Bible I have a fondness for. Men and women whom I think to be particularly tender and loving. John the Apostle always sounds like a loving Pastor/Father who wants nothing more than for me … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

A Theology of Singleness. “One of the things I think the gay-marriage debate has revealed is that many evangelicals do not have a robust theology of singleness.” You Don’t Know Who Your Friends Are Until… Hmmmmm. Yes. “You don’t really … Continue reading

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Two Tips for Confrontation

I am reading a great little book on pastoral ministry by Lee Eclov called, Pastoral Graces. A few days ago I came across Lee’s two tips for helping confrontation and thought them worthy to share. Someone once praised me for … Continue reading

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Do You Admit You Have Blindspots?

In the last Saturday Post I linked to an article about blind spots, but the article’s message so resonated with me that I thought to quote the main section of it here. Talking specifically about his writing, Russ Ramsey shares … Continue reading

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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)

Does Mathematics Point to God? William Lane Craig interacts with atheist/agnostic philosopher Daniel Came on whether the remarkable ability of maths to describe the universe we live in is evidence for a transcendent designer. Also, check out Albert Mohler’s discussion … Continue reading

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Three Relationships Every Christian Should Have

Among the many important relationships you do have as a Christian, I believe there are three specific relationships you should make a priority to have. Get a Paul. Paul was a mentor to numerous young men, two of which are mentioned in … Continue reading

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