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Why Christians Must Give Up the Fight

This entry is part 19 of 24 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 19 of 24 in the series Gospel   The church finds itself in a world still filled with many whose hearts are turned away from God. God has won our hearts. But there are still many who have not yet fallen for God. As a result, God has enlisted us to […]

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The Power Jesus Refused

This entry is part 17 of 24 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 17 of 24 in the series Gospel   The cross stands in stark contrast to the other forms of power which the devil tempted Jesus to use. As Jesus begins his public ministry, the devil tempts him in three ways (Matt. 4:1-11). Craig Bartholomew and Michael Goheen frame the temptations in […]

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7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #5 God is Here/ Now not There/ Then

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence 30 days of 6-8 hours of contemplative silence/day led to 1 very overwhelming sense: God is present. It is nearly impossible to spend so much time with Someone and not experience His gracious and abundant presence–in […]

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7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #4 We Need the Forgotten Gods

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence   During my 30 day sabbatical, I was re-introduced to the Trinity. Sure, I had studied the Trinity in Systematic Theology at Harding School of Theology. I had read debate after debate about the exact nature […]

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