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Why Did Jesus Become a Man?
This week our middle school and high school youth groups are ending a three-week mini-series seeking to answer the question, “Why Christmas?” Going beyond the explanation that Jesus is the “reason for the season,” we have been pushing them to … Continue reading
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Who Is This?
Who Is This So Weak & Helpless? is one of my favorite hymns although it is not very well known. The first part of each verse focuses in on some aspect of Christ’s humanity and the limitations and weaknesses he … Continue reading
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He Got Involved
In 1964, the murder of Kitty Genovese rocked Manhattan. The story is told that a mugger came up to the young woman in a dark alley and stabbed her twice in the back. She screamed, “Oh my God, he stabbed me.” The … Continue reading
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What Christians Do With the Bible
The Bible is a big deal to Christians because, for us, it is the primary way that God has chosen to make Himself and His salvation known to the world. To say it more carefully, God has revealed His character and saving … Continue reading
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God Has Camped in Our Backyard
“No one has ever seen God; the only Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has made him known.” John 1:18 In preaching on this verse, John Piper made these comments that have continually blessed me ever since I … Continue reading
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God Above, Against, and With Us
“The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”). Matthew 1:23 In commenting on this verse, Matthew Henry offers this little treasure: Behold, in this, the deepest mystery, and the … Continue reading
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When Jesus Became a Man, Did He Stop Being God?
Warning: Hypothetical situation ahead. The following situation happened to me and, if you are around young (and old) Christians, will probably be asked of you as well. Imagine you were approached by a middle schooler at church after a Bible … Continue reading
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The Saturday Post(s)
Dear Atheists, You’re Not Allowed to Use Our Logic. A former atheist shows the silliness of his former atheism. “When I used to argue against the existence of God, I employed Laws of Logic my atheistic worldview could not provide. I … Continue reading
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“So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father’s one and only Son.” John 1:14 John Ortberg: Father Damien was a … Continue reading
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