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The Marks of True Repentance

During my sermon “Unfailing Love for a Faithless People” (Hosea 14:1–9)—which Vinnie preached for me!—I noted that the path to restoring our relationship with God is through repentance and reliance on Christ. Besides a brief glance at the Hebrew and Greek words, my...

Reading, Pondering, and Cherishing Scripture

I still remember the first time I read this sentence by J. I. Packer: “God’s purpose in revelation is to make friends with us.”[1] I marveled at the thought that the God of the universe wanted to be friends with me. Could it be true? I now know that through the means...

Four Quotes for Your Friday

Enjoy! “[B]y framing the abortion dispute as essentially a clash of raw interests between strangers—a person and a nonperson—Justice Blackmun [1908–1999] embraces the narrative of expressive individualism: a universe of lonely atomized wills each seeking their own...

Four Quotes for Your Friday

Read, ponder, pray, enjoy! “[W]hen was the last time you took a risk to obey Christ? When was the last time you diminished your future--socially, financially, professionally--for his sake? When was the last time your life looked obviously different from the life of...

Four Quotes for Your Friday

Even though I am on vacation, I wanted to share four more quotes with you. Praise God for the gift of good books and articles: “The pro-Nicene theology that emerged in the fourth century as the consensus doctrine of God in the Christian church was not a result of the...

Four Quotes for Your Friday

Here are four more quotes that grabbed my attention during my reading this week. Think, meditate, ruminate, and let me know which quote made you do some hard thinking! “The greatest obstacle to living is expectancy, which hangs upon tomorrow and loses today. . . the...

Four Quotes for Your Friday

As always, my friends, it's a joy to share these quotes with you. Enjoy! “When we pray we have a more than an average chance of ending up in a place that we quite definitely never wanted to be, angrily protesting, preferring death to the kind of life that God insists...

Four Quotes for Your Friday

Four quotes to chew on for your weekend: "Men who haven't accustomed themselves to hard study and to careful pulpit preparation had better remain among a class of people who will be satisfied with little or no preparation. And yet, I ought not to say that either. For...

Four Quotes for Your Friday

Here are the best quotes I came across in my reading this week. Enjoy!!! “We must also mortify the desire of the applause of men as altogether impertinent to our true happiness. If we have learned not to value ourselves by their good word, we shall not much disturb...

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The Marks of True Repentance

During my sermon “Unfailing Love for a Faithless People” (Hosea 14:1–9)—which Vinnie preached for me!—I noted that the path to restoring our relationship with God is through repentance and reliance on Christ. Besides a brief glance at the Hebrew and Greek words, my...

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Reading, Pondering, and Cherishing Scripture

I still remember the first time I read this sentence by J. I. Packer: “God’s purpose in revelation is to make friends with us.”[1] I marveled at the thought that the God of the universe wanted to be friends with me. Could it be true? I now know that through the means...

read more

Four Quotes for Your Friday

Enjoy! “[B]y framing the abortion dispute as essentially a clash of raw interests between strangers—a person and a nonperson—Justice Blackmun [1908–1999] embraces the narrative of expressive individualism: a universe of lonely atomized wills each seeking their own...

read more

Four Quotes for Your Friday

Read, ponder, pray, enjoy! “[W]hen was the last time you took a risk to obey Christ? When was the last time you diminished your future--socially, financially, professionally--for his sake? When was the last time your life looked obviously different from the life of...

read more

Four Quotes for Your Friday

Even though I am on vacation, I wanted to share four more quotes with you. Praise God for the gift of good books and articles: “The pro-Nicene theology that emerged in the fourth century as the consensus doctrine of God in the Christian church was not a result of the...

read more

Four Quotes for Your Friday

Here are four more quotes that grabbed my attention during my reading this week. Think, meditate, ruminate, and let me know which quote made you do some hard thinking! “The greatest obstacle to living is expectancy, which hangs upon tomorrow and loses today. . . the...

read more

Four Quotes for Your Friday

As always, my friends, it's a joy to share these quotes with you. Enjoy! “When we pray we have a more than an average chance of ending up in a place that we quite definitely never wanted to be, angrily protesting, preferring death to the kind of life that God insists...

read more

Four Quotes for Your Friday

Four quotes to chew on for your weekend: "Men who haven't accustomed themselves to hard study and to careful pulpit preparation had better remain among a class of people who will be satisfied with little or no preparation. And yet, I ought not to say that either. For...

read more

Four Quotes for Your Friday

Here are the best quotes I came across in my reading this week. Enjoy!!! “We must also mortify the desire of the applause of men as altogether impertinent to our true happiness. If we have learned not to value ourselves by their good word, we shall not much disturb...

read more