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"The Little Dogs"

But He answered and said, “It is not good
to take the children’s bread and throw it to the little dogs.”
And she said, “Yes, Lord, yet even the little dogs eat the crumbs…
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Proverbs: Skill in Living 2

Wise Speech

If Proverbs is about wisdom, and wisdom is skillfully applying God’s knowledge to our lives, then what wisdom do we need the most today? 964 more words


The Christian and the Government, part 1

This is the first of two sermons I preached from Romans 13:1-7. The audio differs from the manuscript at some points in application and delivery but not in content. 2,638 more words

The Bible Doesn’t Bend to Your Will

And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil.

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Evangelicals and the #MeToo Movement

by John Ellis

A few weeks ago, my wife and I watched the first episode of Chuck. Having heard positive things about the now canceled TV show, we thought that it might be a contender for the next thing we watch. 2,132 more words

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5 Minutes on Forgiveness

Obviously the topic of forgiveness deserves a lot more than five minutes… but this is the challenge I’ve set out for myself right now and one worth keeping on this topic because it’s a discussion that could go on indefinitely (and maybe should). 726 more words


Gifting and Calling

From journal entry 14 August 2016:

Romans 12:6-8 gifts:

  • prophecy
  • service
  • teaching
  • exhortation
  • giving
  • leading
  • showing mercy

1 Corinthians 12:1-11 gifts: