Monthly Archives: August 2010

International Students’ View of God

Tonight was the last night of my 15 week Perspectives on the World Christian Movement class. The speaker, Rich Mendola of International Friendships, Inc. (IFI) brought along 3 international students and asked them to share their views of Christianity. He … Continue reading

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The Epistles’ Use of the Old Testament and Incarnate Jesus’ Words

While reading the Bible today, I was intrigued as to how Paul and the other New Testament writers use words or phrases that match or are simply similar to words used in the Old Testament, as well as to the … Continue reading

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Kevin DeYoung: The Glory of Plodding

Recently I think the Lord has been reminding me of the importance of “faithfulness.” How important, and yet how not desired it is to be someone who digs in and pours his life out for the glory of God, but … Continue reading

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Patience, God’s Plan & Timing

Listening to a great teaching series by D.A. Carson: http://theresurgence.com/a_day_with_dr_don_conference It’s the 5 messages that he gave at Mars Hill that comprise the book, Scandalous. In the third message, Carson teaches from John 11, the story where Christ raises Lazarus … Continue reading

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Abraham Was Not Born a Jew

The biblical patriarch Abraham was not born a Jew. That may seem like a simple, obvious statement. However, I often forget how interesting (and important!) it is to remember the ramifications of the events and commands of God before the … Continue reading

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What You Celebrate, You Become

Ed Stetzer has a great post on the state of the SBC. In it, I was struck by this line, “what you celebrate, you become.” No matter who you are, someone can learn a lot about you by what you spend … Continue reading

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What You’re Missing Out On

While reading an article by Samuel Moffett, he describes a great illustration that reminds me of asking God for greater love for Him so that we can pass on our love for God to others. “One of the happiest lessons … Continue reading

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