Monthly Archives: January 2010

Exchange Bad Desires for Good Desires

I’m currently reading a phenomenal book by John Piper, “When I Don’t Desire God.” In it, one of the points brought up is that we must replace desire with desire. So to get rid of bad desires, we must fill … Continue reading

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Be a Thermostat

“Wisdom rests in the heart of a man of understanding, but it makes itself known even in the midst of fools.” Proverbs 14:33 This past fall, I was struck by the comments of a speaker at a campus ministry retreat … Continue reading

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Proverbs 14

“Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean, but abundant crops come by the strength of the ox.” Proverbs 14:4 To have abundant crops, one must endure the unpleasant work of keeping the manger clean, and caring for them. … Continue reading

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A Verse Regarding the Physical World

“For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer.”1 Timothy 4:4 …read in context, specifically targets things involved … Continue reading

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C.J. Mahaney’s Interview with Carl Trueman

I love looking at blogs, and picking up pieces of wisdom wherever I can find them. I’ve particularly benefited from C.J. Mahaney’s interviews with men who serve in various roles in ministry (from those who are well-known in evangelical circles, … Continue reading

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Two Missions Quotes to Kick Off the New Year

“I have but one passion – it is He, it is He alone. The world is the field and the field is the world; and henceforth that country shall be my home where I can be most used in winning … Continue reading

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