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Ooh, That Double Vision

In reading my devotions today, I came across a passage that stirred my heart so I thought it may do the same for yours, my dear friend and pilgrim. In Titus 2:1-10, Paul issues a series of ethical commands for … Continue reading

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Why the Bible & the Church Are Really Dangerous

Jesus once taught: ‚ÄúTherefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and … Continue reading

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Why Do Christians Evangelize?

Why do Christians want people to know about good news of Jesus? Many non-believers sometimes wonder, “Why do Christians want to tell people about Jesus so badly? Why don’t they just keep Jesus to themselves and leave the rest of … Continue reading

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Should I Make My Faith Public or Private? (Or, Is Jesus Contradicting Himself?)

Once, Jesus said this: Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. Matthew 5:16 In the same sermon, Jesus then said this: Beware of … Continue reading

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How Important is the Holy Spirit to Christianity?

If Christianity doesn’t have the Holy Spirit, what does it lose? John Stott answers in his inimitable way: Without the Holy Spirit, Christian discipleship would be inconceivable, even impossible. There can be no life without the life-giver, no understanding without … Continue reading

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There’s No One (Not a One) Like Jesus

There have been many religious leaders, but absolutely none of them are like Jesus. Jesus stands before us as one on a list of one. John Stott gives us one reason of why. Here, then, are the three main relationships … Continue reading

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Why I Believe the Bible is God’s Word

Although there are many more reasons, John Stott does a good job summing up the main reason I believe God is the ultimate author of the Bible: because Jesus believed it. To accept the authority of the Bible is a … Continue reading

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The Heart of Sin & Salvation

John Stott: The concept of substitution may be said to lie at the heart of both sin and salvation. For the essence of sin is man substituting himself for God, while the essence of salvation is God substituting himself for … Continue reading

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The Church’s Worst Enemies

In recent days, new, vocal, and very hostile enemies against Christians have been coming out of the woodwork in droves. It’s easy to think that the church’s only danger today is coming from an outward direction. For that reason, I … Continue reading

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Loving the Church Like Jesus Does

I pray all my readers let this sink deeply into their heart and guide them into the heart of their local church. May we be as committed to our local churches as Jesus is. John Stott: We are not only … Continue reading

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