Monthly Archives: June 2011

Tim Keller: You Already Have a Savior

“No person, not even the best one, can give your soul all it needs…This cosmic disappointment and disillusionment is there in all of life, but we especially feel it in the things upon which we most set our hopes. When … Continue reading

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Tim Keller: The Biblical Story Arc

“At this point in the story, many contemporary readers will be wondering: “Where are all the spiritual heroes in this story? Whom am I supposed to be emulating? What is the moral of the story?” The reason for our confusion … Continue reading

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The Secular World & Fragmentary Meaning

“As we look at the difference between the secular world and the Christian world, here’s what i concluded one day: In the secular world they give you tiny, little meanings, with no ultimate meaning. They give you tiny, little purposes, … Continue reading

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Living in the Shadows

“We all tend to live with boundaries between our public and private lives. There is something in all of us that wants to live in the shadows rather than in the light. We want to minimize how bad we are … Continue reading

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What Happens Today is Preparation for Tomorrow

Charles Stanley uses the life and experience of Joseph in Genesis, to illustrate this truth: “Whatever I’m going through today is preparation for tomorrow. In the situation God has me in, what is my opportunity?”

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Trials, Israelites, and Spiritual Readiness

Do you prefer comfort and ease over spiritual readiness? “Deuteronomy 8 tells us that God had a purpose for each trial. In each one, God sought to do three things for the Isrealites: to teach, humble, and discipline them. Why? … Continue reading

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Three Results of Reading Scripture Should Be Humility, Obeying, and Fearing God

An excellent passage in Deuteronomy 17, shows three results of reading the Bible (specifically in this case, the Old Testament) should be humility and fearing God: “And when he (a king of Israel) sits on the throne of his kingdom, … Continue reading

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