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The Message of Divine Providence for an Age of Anxiety

Anxiety is the state of every soul who thinks the future rests in our hands and that the lasting meaning of our lives will be determined by the worth of our accomplishments. 968 more words

Christian Theology

Dr Who Theology: Daleks and the importance of mercy

Dr Who is mystified; how can a Dalek, albeit one hiding Clara, use the word “mercy”?  For a creature dedicated to extermination this word should not be in their vocabulary. 326 more words

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"Calvin in his commentaries" by Marilynne Robinson

“I have a collection of Calvin’s writings, nowhere near complete but daunting all the same, dozens of volumes of disciplined and elegant explication from the hand of a man whose health was never good, who shouldered for decades the practical and diplomatic problems of Geneva, a city under siege, and whose writings inspired and also endangered the individuals and populations across Europe who read them, whether or not they were persuaded by them. 227 more words

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The Apostles are dead, now what???

The last of Jesus’ apostles, John, died around the year AD 100.  According to many legends and much reliable materials (Eusebius of Caesarea’s Ecclesiastical History… 271 more words


"Watch me" by D.A. Carson

“As a chemistry undergraduate at McGill University, with another chap I started a Bible study for unbelievers. That fellow was godly but very quiet and a bit withdrawn. 828 more words

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"Be Bible readers" by Charles Spurgeon

“Let us stop and consider the merciful nature of God, in having written us a Bible at all. Ah! He might have left us without it, to grope our dark way, as blind men seek the wall. 436 more words

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The Suffering of the Church (1 Peter 3:13-4:6)

This is an excerpt from a sermon I recently preached at Fairview Baptist Church. You can watch the whole thing online.

In John 17, Jesus prayed that the Father would protect his own from the evil one. 413 more words