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Role Models

Monday, December 11

There are a lot of role models in the Bible.  Peter and Thomas are two of them.  D.A. Carson, in Praying with Paul, p. 173 more words

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Marriage in Heaven

The Bible is clear that there will be no human marriages in heaven.  That’s a negative for some people.  The sex drive is so strong that it’s been devastatingly abused.  237 more words

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Christmas Decorating

Thanksgiving has past and it is officially “acceptable” to put Christmas decorations up, put peppermint in everything, sing Christmas songs and wear ugly sweaters. I’m not going to pretend I didn’t start doing that in the beginning of November though; my tree was up and the apartment was decorating before I even finished eating Thanksgiving dinner! 99 more words

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The Cross and God's Character

D.A. Carson, in Praying with Paul, makes a startling statement on p. 30.  “ . . . forgiveness is never the product of love alone.”  My first reaction to that statement was to disagree with him, but after following his train of thought I changed my mind.  256 more words

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Mercy and Justice

“We want mercy for ourselves and justice for others.”  This is certainly not a new thought, but maybe a reminder would be in order.  When was the last time someone made excuses for… 187 more words

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Royal Law

James’ “royal law” deserves a little more attention.  The term occurs only in James 2:8.  The immediate context is that the law is to love one another.  155 more words

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I Rest My Dress (VIII) by Lateef A. Sanni 

Everything that unfolded at the NYSC Secretariat with CPRO was like a time bomb that was already anticipated. The CPRO had denied me, I haven’t fed Mummy B updates all along, I couldn’t tell my parents what was happening (I think even till now, they do not know what transpired during that period except for my dad who could have found out while following this series. 1,214 more words

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