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The Audience

Most Christians understand that God must be their director, that they should seek to please God, and that Christian discipleship entails living under Jesus’s lordship. We get that.

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If I am a little more sanctified than you, then I am a little more sure that I believe ???

when I am obeying him (however imperfectly) more than you are, my progress in sanctification is the fruit of free justification and my progress in sanctification does contribute to my assurance, but if your lack of progress in sanctification contributes to your lack of assurance, remember not to make your progress the first thing but only something second or third in your assurance, because even if you have a little less dirt (and more gas) in your tank than I do, you do have some dirt, and none of us have all gas (some dirt is mixed into all our progress) , and assurance is not all or nothing, which is why my progress in sanctification is not the first main thing but only one of the reasons that gives me assurance


Am I acting like a martyr?

It is really funny that when people witness good works, some of them seem to retaliate for some reason; lash out at the ‘do-gooder.’ I have had several people do this to me – family, friends and mere acquaintances alike. 164 more words


7th annual National Garage Sale for Shelter photo contest winners

Royal LePage offices across Canada once again transformed into a paradise for treasure hunters at the National Garage Sale for Shelter, held annually on the Saturday of the Mother’s Day weekend. 251 more words

Good Works

The Good Work That Glorifies

Photo credit to Nheng Villanueva Rubio.

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.”  Matthew 5:16… 2,259 more words

Light to Theory and Practice- Dad's Concrete Wisdom (Long)

The saying goes, “In theory, theory and practice are exactly the same. But in Practice, they’re different.” This week Mom and Dad are here in Utah. 1,206 more words

Foolish Traditions

Becoming Ripe

Last week I met with my spiritual directors’ peer supervision group. One member of the group led an opening meditation from Neil Douglas-Klotz’s book Blessings of the Cosmos… 445 more words