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Doing Good

The nightly news has taken to reporting YouTube videos that go viral. One they featured last night was of a store clerk who stooped to tie the shoes of a customer who would have had a hard time doing it himself. 1,005 more words

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The Power Of Perseverance

Philadelphia was the penultimate church Jesus addressed in His messages to the seven churches which John recorded in Revelation. This message was perhaps the most unusual of all. 1,108 more words

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Asleep At The Switch

When I was in college I didn’t always get to sleep at a decent hour. I had one particular literature class that was . . . 731 more words

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Jezebel In Our Midst

In Christ’s fourth message to the churches in Revelation, He follows the familiar pattern established in the previous three. He catalogs both commendable traits and those which He counts against them. 999 more words

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Warning To The Church In Ephesus . . . Or In America?

A few years ago I wrote a post about the book of Revelation in which I drew this conclusion: “Revelation is a rich book because it shows us more about who God is than it does about what will happen someday.” I think that’s an accurate evaluation. 1,267 more words

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The Warden And The Wolf King - CSFF Tour, Day 2

The Warden And The Wolf King by Andrew Peterson is an ambitious young adult fantasy, the conclusion to a wonderful four-book series called The Wingfeather Saga. 896 more words

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Despising Youth

When I was young, I loved Paul’s counsel to Timothy not to let anyone look down on him because of his youth. Now that I’m likely in Paul’s generation at the time of his writing that letter, I’m less certain it’s such a good idea for young pastors to lead the elders. 718 more words

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