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Not From Men, Nor Through Man

Yesterday I had to give a sermon at the prison for the inmates, since one of the regular speakers was gone (for those of you who don’t know, we are volunteers with… 1,905 more words

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Faith Despite Unfulfilled Promises

What more shall I say? For the time would fail me to tell of Gideon and Barak and Samson and Jephthah, also of David and Samuel and the prophets: who through faith subdued kingdoms, worked righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions, quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, became valiant in battle, turned to flight the armies of the aliens….

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Highlights From GYC

The GYC (Generation of Youth for Christ) conference in Louisville, KY, was amazing! Below are some of my memories:

On Wednesday morning, we said goodbye to our “home” of two days (Monday and Tuesday) at the Country Inn & Suites, where we stayed while… 1,859 more words

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Content and Context (part 8) - Paul's letters

This week we tackle the thickest, most chocked-full book of the Bible: Romans. There is no way to adequately present the content and context of this book with six bullet points (although I gave it a try). 798 more words


Does God Really Hate the Sinner?

As Christians, we believe that God’s Word is inspired in its entirety. But, let’s be honest, there are just some verses that are hard to understand! 917 more words

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Content and Context (part 7) - Gospels and Acts

We return to our Content and Context Series today (see the beginning *here*)—just in time for the Advent season. It’s the perfect opportunity to focus on Jesus’ life and purpose on earth. 602 more words


Content and Context (part 5) - Major Prophets

It’s really all about God, isn’t it? When I started this content and context listing, I wanted to write the summary sentence for each book so that the focus was on God. 560 more words