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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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1 Peter 1:13 – A Devotional Commentary

Lord, You have given us far more than we could ever have dared to ask. Nevertheless, we boldly ask for one thing more: give us the strength and determination to say Thank You with our lives. For Jesus’ sake, Amen. … 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’.”
“Yes, that’s it.” Continue reading

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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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Bible Study, Day 1

It began today. I honestly had no idea what to expect. I invited 20 guys over the last two weeks to come to this weekly Bible Study, and I had no idea how many of them would actually show up. … Continue reading

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