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The Chief Rule of the Christian Life

St. Augustine: When a certain rhetorician was asked what was the chief rule in eloquence, he replied, ‘Delivery’; what was the second rule, ‘Delivery’; what was the third rule, ‘Delivery.’ So if you ask me concerning the precepts of the … Continue reading

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The General Who Pours Coffee

The Apostle John relays a magnificent story about something Jesus did for His disciples in his last hours of life: Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Women in Battle? “What kind of a society puts its women on the front lines to risk what only men should be called on to risk? In countries ravaged by war, we consider it a tragedy when the battle comes … Continue reading

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Get Over Yourself & Finally Find Joy

Justin Taylor posted this quote the other day and it has been blessing me since. Desiring you, my dear readers, to be blessed, I offer it to thee. G.K Chesterton: How much happier you would be if you only knew … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

God is Bigger Than My Cancer. “As I prepared for chemotherapy, my wife smiled and handed me a handmade card, colored bright with crayons and signed by a fifteen-year-old girl with Down syndrome in our congregation. My tears flowed as … Continue reading

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You Are Not the Expert On You

There is a line that has floated around my head for a while and my conviction of its truthfulness only increases with my age. Here it is: You are not the expert on you. Now, in one sense, you are … Continue reading

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Why Pride Should Absolutely Terrify Us

Everyone knows that pride is bad, but not everyone knows why. Sometimes we hate pride for prideful reasons. That is, we hate it when others try to lift themselves above us. When we detect pride in another, though we would … Continue reading

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