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Who do these words remind you of? ------- Psalm 1 1 How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the path
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In Romans chapter 1, Paul tells us our central problem as fallen people is a worship disorder. We have exchanged the truth of God for a lie and
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These seven requisites (not excellences, but requisites) are seven minimal requirements R.L. Dabney believed (and his viewers agreed) were essential
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Faithfulness is multifaceted; there is much more to it than simply capturing the dominant thrust of the passage we are expounding, essential as that
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Acts 28:22-24 - They said to him , "But we desire to hear from you what your views are; for concerning this sect, it is known to us that it is spoken
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Though we Christians might struggle to see and appreciate it, God is at work in us today-by every trial and every blessing-to transform us into a
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As a Christian and pastor, I really enjoyed this book. This book is unique in its focus on the Holy Spirit's work in preaching. It is not merely a
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Wolves beware. The Church and her shepherds are watching you. Romans 16:17-20 - Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause
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“Preach the gospel, and if necessary, use words.” This quote is attributed to St. Francis of Assisi, a Roman Catholic preacher who lived in 13th
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In this next segment of our summer blog series at Pillar Network, we turn attention to ten blogs to read this summer. As you can imagine, narrowing
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Our country (and our world) needs unity in diversity. We need an answer to the question , "how can 'the many' diverse people be brought into 'the
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I was working at the library today when I saw an older man sitting at another table. He was reading a newspaper. Then, he put down the paper and
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I have long loved amazon Kindle books. They are weightless, inexpensive (usually), and out of reach by small children who love to tear the pages. I
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Promoting helpful Christian reading is important part of the Church’s responsibility to promote the announcement of good news. This post aims to
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"As Christian parents, pastors, teachers, and youth group leaders, we constantly see young people pulled down by the undertow of powerful cultural
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There are many good reasons to join a local church. But there is yet another: love. In this way, I do not mean just the Christian compulsion to love;
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Enjoyed a friendly 30-minute conversation with two ladies who are Jehovah's Witnesses. They were walking down Stanbery and wanted to talk. I'm
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As the Pride Festival and Parade rolls on in my city, I am reminded of my own incredible need for God's grace to forgive, save, and change me. No
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We started a new short story today with the three-year-old. Gumtree Gully, by Kel Richards, is an engaging book about the two ways to live; between
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Title: Putting Your Past in Its Place: Moving Forward in Freedom and Forgiveness Author: Stephen Viars Publisher: Harvest House, 2011 Paperback:
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Today, I accompanied my 10 year old daughter to her orthodontic appointment. She was scheduled for removal of the two front teeth braces she has worn
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I imagine most church members would find it hard to believe their pastors struggle with practicing spiritual disciplines. If any group of people
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As another week passes and another Sunday arrives, we should ask one another: Are you ready to gather together again? Sunday is a special day! A day
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"If God therefore gave to them the same gift as He gave to us also after believing in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I that I could stand in God's
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I operated this blog for many years. I had a small readership, but I loved it. I trusted the Internet. The Internet betrayed me. My blog
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