Tag Archives: Bible

Theology … is essentially proclamation that Jesus Christ saves men…

The givenness of Jesus Christ is bound up with the givenness of New Testament theology, which is … nothing less than the Father’s own witness through the Spirit to the Son. Surely there is no real Jesus save the Jesus … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes

The name of the OT book comes from the Hebrews “Qoheleth” often translated “Preacher” or “Teacher” but apparently more immediately means “gatherer”, I suppose gatherer of true and wise sayings. Ecclesiastes is therefore a collection of wise sayings. I have … Continue reading

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Exhortations to a Christian worker (2 Timothy 2)

Be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus. Like a soldier, don’t get sidetracked by civilian pursuits. Aim to please the one who enlisted you. As a worker, aim for God’s approval so that you will not be … Continue reading

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Living in a land of death (Citizens & Saints)

I’m living in a land of death The trees are burning grey There’s a smoldering smoke overhead And the night looks the same as the day It seems a miracle that I can stand When everyone i’ve known Drifts up … Continue reading

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Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established

“Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established.” Proverbs 16:3 Here’s Charles Bridges’ profound commentary on this verse: “An unsettled mind is a serious evil–a canker to Christian peace. Every faculty is thrown into disorder. The memory is … Continue reading

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Evangelicals & Climate Change

Great article here written by Russell Moore a few years ago, entitled “Blood, Gore, and Global Warming.” Here’s an excerpt: We ought to support reasonable laws that protect the earth and its resources. We will disagree often on how best … Continue reading

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Warnings of Proverbs 6-7 against sexual sin

The chapter divisions of the Bible are useful for reference, but in this case, the author is continuing to make his case against sexual sin which he began in chapter 5 (the writer did not know we would add chapter … Continue reading

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