For this reason, it seems to me that Ambrose beautifully stated an example of this righteousness in the blessing of Jacob: noting that, as he did not of himself deserve the right of the first-born, concealed in his brother’s clothing and wearing his brother’s coat, which gave out an agreeable odor , he ingratiated himself with his father, so that to his own benefit he received the blessing while impersonating another. 121 more words
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Gerald W. Peterman and Andrew J. Schmutzer, Between Pain and Grace: A Biblical Theology of Suffering (Chicago: Moody, 2016).
American Christians don’t know how to suffer well. 744 more words
What is our aim in preaching? What should it be?
This is a debated question among preachers who share many of the same evangelical convictions—namely, the authority and sufficiency of Christ. 1,497 more words