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1 Peter 1:22-25: A Devotional Commentary

Lord, every time we get a glimpse of You, our hearts are moved with a deep and unshakable feeling that there is more to this Christian life than we have yet tasted. So, if we hear You today calling us … Continue reading

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1 Peter 1:20-22: A Devotional Commentary

Lord, in our busy lives we tend to get so distracted by the concerns of TODAY, that we totally forget the exceptional gifts of YESTERDAY and the astounding promises of TOMORROW. Enable us today to fix our eyes on the … Continue reading

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1 Peter 1:17-19: A Devotional Commentary

    “If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your sojourn; knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold … Continue reading

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1 Peter 1:14-16: A Devotional Commentary

Lord, I suppose there are few things that are more dangerous in terms of Christian ministry than to deign to teach or preach about Holiness. I may be able to speak about it and expound upon it from the Word, … Continue reading

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A View From the Edge of Heaven

“Raphael, there you go again! Always standing at the brink!”
“Ah, Yuriel, I can never get over the view from here! You can see all of creation from this spot.”
“All of creation? Not hardly! All you can see from there is that little playground the Creator made. What’s it called again?”
“The ‘Universe’.”
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Lessons from the Transmission

I’m no car genius, but I know when something’s wrong. My first thought was that my ’97 4-Runner had just lost its transmission, on a cold and snowy day miles from home. Thankfully, something else entirely was going on. Something I’m still chuckling about. Continue reading

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The Bible Tells Me So?

I was recently alerted to a blog post about Andy Stanley, a well-known pastor and one whom I have a great deal of respect for. The blog implied that Pastor Stanley is turning to liberalism, and suggested that he has begun to … Continue reading

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