Tag Archives: joy

Before the Foundation of the World

Obedience, of course, is a good thing. Our Father delights to see His children embracing His wisdom, heeding His warnings, walking in the joy that is His law. When we dance in His presence we presage the beauty and glory … Continue reading

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Jesus Changes Everything

It was likely driven by my own personal spirit of Eyeore. Either that, or I just like being unconventional. Our class was asked what event in the Bible we thought was the most significant of all. Eighty percent picked the … Continue reading

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The Scandal of the Gospel

All of us, both within and without the church, face the temptation of being legalists when dealing with others’ sins against us, and antinomians when dealing with our sins against others. We want those we have perceived to have wronged … Continue reading

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In which I started talkin’ about sin…

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The Best Book I’ve Read in Decades, The Worst Sinner, and more

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A Very Special Podcast- Meet Batnabbas, Daughter of Encouragement, My Amazing Wife

   

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We Will Sing an Old Song- Crying Out to Our Redeemer

Trouble comes to the people of God. If it is not here now, it will be here soon. Those who promise that the Christian life is a breezy walk through the meadow not only have not taken up their cross … Continue reading

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Jesus Changes Everything, part deux.

And on the second day there was a second podcast. Have a listen to my interview with former career criminal, police informant and servant of Jesus, Paul Derry, and more on Jesus Changes Everything.

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Where Have You Been? Episode 1 of Jesus Changes Everything Answers That, and More

Episode 1 of the Jesus Changes Everything reboot, answering these two questions, Where have you been? And, what do you do when grievous public sin derails your public life? with one answer- Repent and believe the gospel.  I hope you’ll … Continue reading

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Pleasures At Your Right Hand

Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner is the source of that ode to frustration, “Water, water everywhere nor any drop to drink.” Salt water is the cruelest trick, looking, sounding, even feeling like that which satisfies, when in … Continue reading

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