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What Are You Worried About?

We are inveterate plea-bargainers. We are adepts at the art of the deal. Romans 1 tells us that in our fallen condition we all deny the God we know exists. We know we stand guilty before Him, but we suppress … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Advocates

There are many blessings that come with being de-platformed. One of those blessings is being freed from various internet press-gangs. Time was whenever there was a hubbub on the internet that agitators on both sides would seek to win my … Continue reading

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He Who Has Ears

Lord Acton was absolutely right, that power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. He may have been more right, however, if he had adapted a bit of biblical wisdom in articulating the dangers of power. What if he had said … Continue reading

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God’s Hammer

Sometimes, indeed often, we build and maintain our paradigms for our own comfort. Our worldview is usually less the result of careful, dispassionate, sober-minded analysis, and more the result of self-serving, special pleading, rationalization of our sin. We believe what … Continue reading

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Five Things I’m Surprised I Can’t Find in the Bible

God is all and only wisdom, the very font of all truth. The Bible is His Word, and is true in all that it teaches, as well as sufficient to guide us into every good work. His Word is perspicuous, … Continue reading

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Three Question Salute or, How to Reboot Gratitude

Ingratitude is virtually universal. Adam and Eve were ungrateful in paradise. The children of Israel were ungrateful after being delivered from slavery and while being led to a land flowing with milk and honey. Paul, in , seeking to describe … Continue reading

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The Daily Grind

We are all mirrors cracked. Man, as man, was made to reflect the glory of God. Adam and Eve were put into the Garden to reflect their Maker, to show forth His glory. In defying Him and eating of the … Continue reading

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The Culture Culture

The Bible teaches, from Genesis 3 onward, the antithesis. Antithesis is a rather fancy theological term that simply affirms that the people of God live their lives in the context of the battle between the seed of the woman and … Continue reading

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Spicy Chicken Hot Take

I get it. I really do. It’s no fun being a 97-pound weakling in the midst of the culture wars. Which is why we cling to our King Sauls and our Samsons, big burly heroes that strike fear in our … Continue reading

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He Gave Us Songs

He was at least an insightful man, if not a wise man, who first said, “I care not who writes a nation’s laws, as long as I write the nation’s songs.” He understood that what shapes our lives is rather … Continue reading

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