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Faith Beyond Reason

C.S. Lewis once said something to the effect that no Christian doctrine ever looked so threadbare to him as when he had just finished successfully defending it.

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Stop hating.

Let no man pull you low enough to hate him. ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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Finding the meaning of life

An indelicate bumper sticker reads “$#*t Happens.” I am not trying to be provocative with this; I am just reporting what we’ve all seen.  I think that Qoheleth, the wisdom writer of the Book of Ecclesiastes says it more delicately and robustly, “‘Meaningless!

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God made flesh

“The word became flesh, ” wrote John, “and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth” (John 1:14). That is what incarnation means. It is untheological.

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What do you want out of life?

Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it; but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.

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Ash Wednesday

To suppose that whatever God requireth of us that we have power of ourselves to do, is to make the cross and grace of Jesus Christ of none effect. ~ John Owen

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God and Tragedy

God’s glory is ultimately demonstrated by passing through tragedy to resurrection, not by denying the reality of the tragic. ~ Carl R. Trueman

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