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The Good Side of the Tower of Babel

There is power in numbers, great power. Solomon noted in Ecclesiastes 4:12,

Though one may be overpowered,
Two can defend themselves.
A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.

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The Blessing of Judah

Jesus presents a real challenge to God-fearing Jewish people. For a normal Gentile, one can either take Jesus or leave him, maybe he existed or maybe he didn’t. 2,095 more words



2- Be imitable, not copied

 The idealistic counsel

The advice often provided to young men and women when expressing a desire to engage in God’s commission is, “Here’s a good seminary.” “Unfortunately, disciple making has become the exclusive domain of pastors (and missionaries). 627 more words

Just A Thought

Thinking Too Small

The Bible says in Deuteronomy 6:6-9,

These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.

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Who's the Boss?

One of the major criticisms of the Bible is that it comes off as disjointed or even contradictory; especially in terms of how salvation is handled and how God is portrayed. 1,528 more words


In the Boat and Out of the Boat

One day I was listening to a sermon on the internet and the Holy Spirit helped me understand something in a way I hadn’t seen it before (and in a way largely unrelated to the sermon). 3,025 more words


On the Ethics of Harmonizing the Bible

Ever since I started reading the Bible daily it has been on my heart to arrange and organize it in such a way that one could read cover-to-cover instead of Genesis to Revelation. 1,504 more words