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Who Are the Covenant People of God?

Ok, help me understand something. I often hear fellow Christians speak of Israel as God’s covenant people. I understand that God made a covenant with Israel at Mount Sinai. We refer to it as the Mosaic Covenant. However, in the … Continue reading

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Discounted eBooks from The Gospel Coalition 2015

If you are interested in The Gospel Coalition, you will probably be interested in some of the ebooks that are on sale during the conference. Gospelebooks.net has a listing of all of the special deals. Many of these titles are … Continue reading

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The 15 Year Plan

A few weeks ago, I mentioned that it is my goal to write through the Bible before I die. Well, it may surprise you that I had not actually calculated how long it would take if I continue to write … Continue reading

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The NET Bible: A Great Free Resource for Serious Study

There are many study Bibles available and many of them are very good. I have a few that I like to recommend to people who are wanting to gain a better understanding of Scripture. However, there is one study Bible … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Bible or the Author of the Bible?

Um, this came across my Facebook feed today and lots of people liked it. Why? I have no idea. The statement on the photo creates a false dichotomy between knowing the Bible and knowing God. It champions the second and … Continue reading

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Hungering and Thirsting

I have been studying the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12) with a group on Wednesday nights. Tonight, we will be looking at Matthew 5:6 where Jesus says, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” As … Continue reading

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It’s Not as Difficult as We Make It

Go to any Christian bookstore (or browse one online) and you will find many titles concerning the issue of finding God’s will. It can be overwhelming, especially since there are some crazy ideas out there about how this should be … Continue reading

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Lord’s Day or Sabbath Day

When Christians think of Sundays they often think of it as day of rest. Some even think of the day as a Sabbath day. But where does this idea come from? When and why did Christians begin meeting on Sundays and did … Continue reading

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A Goal Before I Die

A few years ago I led a church through the study of the four Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) over a one-year period. At the same time, I challenged our people to hand-write the Gospel of John. We used … Continue reading

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Why I Stopped Blogging and Why I Am Starting Again

After much internal debate on my part, I have decided that I am going to begin blogging regularly again. If you look at my blog closely, you will notice at one time I was posting three or four articles per … Continue reading

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