lazy christianity

The title says it all, doesn’t it? We live in an interesting society. There’s a bunch of us who┬áleave the trash on the floor because there’s someone hired to pick it up. We don’t clean up the spill because it’s …

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in view of His mercy

First off, I know that I’ve done many posts before (at least one) about Romans 12:1-2. It’s basically the whole purpose this blog’s existence. I’m in Romans again. For a long time I was in 1 John, and I didn’t …

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what could be greater?

Purpose. Such a deep word. Eternity. Too broad for us to understand fully, and yet it is something we can grasp. Fellowship. We all long for it. Put the three together… The only thing that comes to mind is a question. …

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grace calls us

The last post covered some really neat things about grace that I haven’t really thought of before. From that perspective, my interaction with others has changed in a great way. The way I interact with my kids, wife, volunteers, fellow …

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grace, glory, and peace

Recently I’ve been reading Ephesians again. I’m just enamored by how excited Paul gets about God’s grace. What I’m writing about has to do with what I’ve found in the first two chapters. Go ahead and take a moment to …

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what it is

About 9 years ago my oldest son, Christopher had many questions for us. He wasn’t super good at asking things very well, but instead of asking, “What is it?” he would say, “What it is.” And we would tell him …

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deep affection

For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus. (Philippians 1:8 NASB)

For the first time I caught this verse amidst all the things Paul was mentioning to the Philippian church. It caught …

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