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Experience and the Light of Contentment

As a general rule, how we see and respond to things in life depends on our own experience.

Upon the death of Charles Dickens, Dean Arthur Penrhyn Stanley delivered a memorial eulogy, praising Dickens for showing by his own example that… 120 more words

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Why Read the Bible Every Day?

Here’s the conclusion to an excellent, short post by Dane Ortlund about the importance of daily Bible reading. 

“And bear in mind that you’ll be dead soon.

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With One Voice

As we wake to a new day, our Christian brothers and sisters in places like Iraq, Syria, Iran, and elsewhere in the Middle East are living in fear and terror, their very lives being threatened. 572 more words

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The Deception of Diversity

A recent poll revealed an interesting statistic regarding sexual orientation in our nation. A Center for Disease Control and Prevention poll reveals that, when asked regarding sexual orientation, only 1.6% of American adults self-identify as being gay or lesbian, and 0.7% as bisexual.* Yet, the LGBT lobby has become one of the most powerful political lobbies in America. 1,092 more words

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Why simply telling people to sacrifice doesn't work. And how joy does.

Frederick Bruner, in his enjoyable commentary on Matthew, reflecting on Matthew 13:44: “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. 262 more words

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It Goes Without Saying.

For today’s blog, I wanted to share with you what is currently going on in Nicaragua. My son, Ronnie Jr., is leading a team doing ministry in the churches, schools, and streets of that country. 1,196 more words

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Exposing the Psalms

Exposing the Psalms: unmasking their beauty, art, and power for a new generation, Milton Keynes: Authentic Media (2014).

There are a lot of books available on the biblical Psalms. 561 more words

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