Tag Archives: suffering

What If?

A couple of Sunday evenings ago our Bible class began a new study on 1 Peter. As we were discussing the general circumstances and purpose of this letter, we naturally started talking about the terrible persecution of Peter’s day under … Continue reading

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The Marks of Commitment

I was reading a fortune cookie the other day: “Punctuality is a mark of commitment.” Now, I don’t take fortune cookie philosophy too seriously, but it did cause me wonder, “Is that true, and what are the marks of commitment?” … Continue reading

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What the Bible Says About Jesus Christ 
Part 5, His Cross and His Death

One of the most central doctrines of the Christ have to do with His cross and death. While there is nowhere near enough room to give this topic a just discussion, here are a few important teachings about it. Absolutely … Continue reading

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What the Bible Says About Jesus Christ 
Part 4, His Authority on Earth

We’ve been exploring various aspects of what the Bible says about Jesus Christ 1) as the second Person in the Godhead, 2) His incarnation and resulting two natures as God and man, and 3) the witnesses of His God-ness, His … Continue reading

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Old Testament Parallels, 
Moses (Exodus 3,4) and Reluctant Ambassadors

The story is familiar to most people who have even a modest knowledge of the Bible: the call of Moses at the burning bush. Moses the Israelite had been raised as an adopted child of privilege in the house of … Continue reading

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Getting “20/20 Foresight”

I’ve been listening to a class from Yale on the history of western civilization. It’s been interesting on a number of history-geek levels, but one thing that really has struck me has been how certain pivotal events in history didn’t … Continue reading

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The Same, but Different

Romans 6:3, 4 “Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death? Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so that as Christ … Continue reading

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