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A Dark Restaurant

Vance Havner: Some time ago a friend of mine took me to a restaurant where they must have loved darkness rather light. I stumbled into the dimly-lit cavern, fumbled for a chair, and mumbled that I needed a flashlight in … Continue reading

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Why Christians Are Not Content

I am slowly making my way through the marvelous book The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by the old Puritan, Jeremiah Burroughs. It’s been a wonderful experience. Time and time again I find my soul blessed in profound ways. Today, … Continue reading

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3 Necessary Truths for Suffering

Three truths to store away in your heart for when the rain inevitably comes. Jerry Bridges: In the arena of adversity, the Scriptures teach us three essential truths about God— truths we must believe if we are to trust Him … 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 Helpfulness of Anger

Martin Luther and his wife often had friends and students living in their home or visiting for dinner. It was often a packed house. The students and friends of the Luthers would not only enjoy their hospitality, but also Martin’s … Continue reading

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5 Signs of Spiritual Maturity

What does it look like to be a mature Christian? To have graduated from the elementary school, middle school, high school, and college of the Christian life? What does it look like to be all grown up in your faith … Continue reading

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Do Our Churches Only Want Mediocre Men?

The Apostle Paul once wrote to a young pastor: “Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance” (Titus 2:2). In preaching this passage, Pastor Voddie Baucham takes some time to … Continue reading

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