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The Saturday Post(s)

The Myth of Hate. “I’m told writing this post won’t matter. I can clarify until I’m blue in the face and nothing will change. It doesn’t matter what Christians actually think or believe about homosexuality. It seems the world will … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

A Prayer for Those Who Often Fail in Praying. This is a great prayer, “about praying—seeking God’s forgiveness for praying poorly, and seeking God’s help to pray more powerfully and skillfully.” When Christians Know They Can Join With Roman Catholicism. … Continue reading

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More Important Than Breakfast

There is something more important than breakfast. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The morning prayer determines the day. Squandered time of which we are ashamed, temptations to which we succumb, weaknesses and lack of discipline in our thoughts and in our conversation with other … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Preach the Gospel to Yourself. Read this for excellent instruction on how to preach the gospel to your own heart. “Whatever Scriptures we use to assure us of God’s forgiveness, we must realize that whether the passage explicitly states it … Continue reading

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How to Slow Down Your Speeding Heart (Three Ways to Prepare for Prayer)

You’ve probably felt it like I have. You sit down with Bible in hand; cup of steaming hot coffee to your right. The pen is ready and maybe there’s even a journal close by. Everything is in place for you … Continue reading

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My One Goal Every Morning

George Mueller (1805–1898) is remembered for his massive ministry to orphans in England over a century ago. John Piper does an excellent biographical sketch of his life here. In listening to his sketch, I will always remember this quote from … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Homosexuality in the Church. This is sure to be an excellent podcast series on a very important topic. 5 Insights Into Idolatry. Our middle school summer camp is on idolatry, so this caught my eye. “Most modern people don’t quite … Continue reading

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A Secret to Prayer

After living for so long in self-dependent spirit, I have found prayer a hard thing for me to become good at. However, who really thinks they are good at prayer? I have never met someone who thinks they prayer enough … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Give Them Bread. What if obeying Jesus greatly hurts our relationships with those we love? “Pledging our hearts to heaven, we will not look back to Egypt or Sodom, trusting that true mothers, brothers, sisters, sons, and daughters are those who follow Jesus … Continue reading

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Do You Plan to Pray?

Few things have been as helpful for my practice of prayer than these few paragraphs. I hope they bless you as they bless me. D.A. Carson: Much praying is not done because we don’t plan to pray. We do not … Continue reading

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