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Biblical Inspiration

When we look at the Bible text as inspired instead of what God says to us in the text as inspired, I believe we miss the whole thing. Aside from the language and cultural translation problems, as I’ve said many … Continue reading

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The Goodness of God

In my last post I talked about how Brandt Jean’s embrace of his brother’s killer glorified God because it demonstrated His goodness. Like the detonation of a neutron bomb, the atmosphere of that Dallas courtroom exploded with the fragrance of … Continue reading

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God’s glory revealed in a Dallas courtroom

I don’t usually talk about current events but what happened last week was so remarkable that we shouldn’t let its lesson to us slip into the past so easily. Brandt Jean’s embrace of his brother’s killer, former Dallas police officer, … Continue reading

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Peter Hitchens on Justice and God

I’m taking a brief excursion from my normal subject matter to bring  up a point about justice that I’ve made in the past, and one that Peter Hitchens makes in the following video clip. For those of you who don’t … Continue reading

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Leaving narcissistic Christianity to follow Christ

Before I begin, I’m not using “narcissistic” here to refer to the personality disorder, but to living according to an image instead of authentically. In Greek mythology, Narcissus was cursed by Echo, making him so obsessed with his own image … Continue reading

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Spiritual revelation is given to children

The paradoxical truth about mature spirituality is that we must become childlike. Actually, nothing is revealed to us about true heavenly realities until we do. I’m not talking about being childish or staying gullibly ignorant, but having the disposition that … Continue reading

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Worship

There’s been a great outpouring of worship music over the last few decades that has significantly impacted our Christian experience in so many positive ways. But there’s also a potential problem. When we mainly associate worship with music we risk … Continue reading

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