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How to Understand the Bible…

The Bible is the information source for the Christian faith. As the word of God it reveals God’s eternal truth to us about spiritual reality. It is the basis on which Christian unity can be found, but when some religious … Continue reading

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Fathers, Regrets, and Preventions, Part 2

Last week we began a short series on fatherhood and regret. We started with David’s regret about his failures with Absalom, but there are plenty of regretful fathers in the Bible. The high priest Eli would be just one such … Continue reading

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Fathers, Regrets, and Preventions, Part 1

King David was good at a lot of things. He was courageous warrior; he was a man after God’s own heart; he was the sweet psalmist of Israel; and he was a loyal friend. But although he fathered many children, … Continue reading

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Parenting Godly Teens, #6, Demonstrate Genuine Faith

One of the most ineffective ways to raise a godly teenager is to offer a lot of pious platitudes while living a different way. It will bait plenty of accusations of hypocrisy and insincerity, provide a ready-made comeback for any … Continue reading

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Hang tough – Hebrews 12,13

 The great crowd of witnesses — 12:1 Although it isn’t likely that those who have gone on before can really see what the current world is doing, the figure of speech here does motivate us to faithfulness to think that … Continue reading

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A sad cycle — Judges 1-3

We’re now entering into a new period of Israel’s history, the judges; and with it, a sad, cycle that lasted for 400 years: unfaithfulness, punishment (at the hands of enemies), repentance, the rise of a “judge”, the defeat of enemies, … Continue reading

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