Tag Archives: Tim Farley

How Should Christians Think About the Violence of Football?

American football is a violent sport.  There is no secret to the number of injuries that happen on a regular basis.  Over the last few years the concerns of many have focused on the long-term impact of concussions on players, … Continue reading

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It Has Always Been About Grace

Amazing Grace is a song that everyone knows.  I bet even your unbelieving family and friends know at least some of the words.  What amazes me is that most people, even non-Christians, like the song. Well, it is a good … Continue reading

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Logos Bible Software Church Curriculum

I am currently reviewing curriculum put together by Logos Bible Software as part of their Studies in Faithful Living series.  The curriculum I am exploring is Abraham: Following God’s Promise. I love the concept of this series from Logos.  The … Continue reading

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The Bible in Context: 1 Corinthians 2:9

1 Corinthians 2:9 is a favorite verse for those who like to talk about the future joys of heaven.  It sounds great: What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared … Continue reading

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The Bible in Context: Philippians 4:8

Quoting Scripture from memory can be a wonderful thing.  But, as with most things, there are also dangers.  How often have you heard someone recite a verse in an effort to offer biblical wisdom to a situation only to realize … Continue reading

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What To Do With Books I Own In Multiple Formats?

I have been moving to ebooks.  I have made this move not necessarily out of a greater love for the electronic format, but out of the convenience of being able to have access to so much information (my entire library) … Continue reading

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Are You “Filled” with the Spirit?, Part 1

There is a great deal of debate, and what I believe is confusion, about the Holy Spirit’s role in the life of the believer.  Probably one of the central verses in any discussion of the Spirit is Ephesians 5:18.  Paul … Continue reading

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A Thought on Politics and Christianity

I am studying for a sermon from Luke 19:28-44 and ran across a quote from Darrell Bock that has me thinking.  The quote comes from The NIV Application Commentary on Luke: Society certainly runs better when it is conducted on … Continue reading

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Sermon Files Back Online

Well, I have finally gotten around to making my sermons available online via an audio player. This means you can listen to them without the necessity of downloading the files to your computer. Of course, if you prefer to download … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Phrase ‘Son of God’

I just received this month’s copy of Christianity Today in the mail.  I have only had time to read the cover story, but it is quite interesting.  It seems that some Bible translators and missionaries to Muslim countries are rethinking … Continue reading

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