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Rethinking This Thing About Being Your Authentic Self

There is a lot of buzz today about being our “authentic selves”. It is often used as rationalization for sinful behaviors, and can be heard in the memes of popular culture: ”I gotta be me”, “this is just who I … Continue reading

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Certain About His Calling and Choosing You—Brotherly Kindness

2 Peter 1:7 “and in your godliness, brotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness, love.” There are a number of commands in the Bible about loving others. We must love our enemies, our neighbors, our husband or wife, our children … Continue reading

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The Moral Evidence of God

Let’s assume for a moment that God doesn’t exist, but we do. If God doesn’t exist, then the only explanation for the existence of life is evolution. And if evolution is how we came to be, then we are logically … Continue reading

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Certain About His Calling and Choosing You—Moral Excellence

For the last couple of posts we’ve been talking about our calling to salvation from the Lord. Certainly, God’s calling to eternal life is generous and inclusive of everyone, but as Jesus put it, (Matthew 22:14) “…many are called, but few … Continue reading

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Only the King Makes the Rules

The book of Romans begins with a presentation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ—ending in chapter 8 with “no condemnation for those in Christ Jesus” (8:1) and how we “overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us” (8:37). What a great … Continue reading

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The Meaning of the Name We Bear

What does it mean to be a Christian? It may sound like an odd question in a religious blog, but I believe it is a question worth asking. Why? Because it gets misused a whole lot in our everyday language, … Continue reading

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What the Bible Says About Jesus Christ 
Part 6, His Resurrection and Ascension

To non-Christians it might be a point of confusion that Christians focus so much and celebrate weekly the cross and death of Jesus Christ. The cruel and unjust crucifixion of the Son of God seems like a really bad reason … Continue reading

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