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Wisdom in the Storms of Life

“The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom, and whatever you get, get insight.”
Proverbs 4: 7, ESV

We examined Proverbs 4: 7 during church the other day as part of a sermon on how to handle the inevitable storms every believer will face in life.

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On Truthfulness and Honesty

It is only because we follow Jesus that we can be genuinely truthful, for then he reveals to us our sin upon the cross. The cross is God’s truth about us, and therefore it is the only power which can make us truthful.

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What the World Needs

Jesus has a disdain for complacency that is very disconcerting for those who are complacent.  In fact, reading some of the things Jesus actually says in the Bible are not only downright uncomfortable, but are terrifying for those of us who have attained the deceptively fragile equilibrium of the status quo. 938 more words


To follow Jesus means self-renunciation and absolute adherence to Him, and therefore a will dominated by lust can never be allowed to do what it likes.

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The Cost of Discipleship Book Review

By George Simopoulos

If you asked me a year ago who Dietrich Bonhoeffer was and what I thought about him, I probably would have said he was a modern theologian who veered off into the heresy of neo-orthodoxy. 1,887 more words

Book Review

The field waits for harvest

Watching for the morning of June 22

Year A

The Second Sunday after Pentecost:
Proper 7 / Lectionary 12

With this Sunday we pick up again in the main body of Matthew’s Gospel. 792 more words

Reign Of God