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Authentic Thanksgiving

“But if you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them. And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same. And if you lend to those from whom you […]

Hope, Real & Imagined

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But when the desire comes, it is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12[i] “And He said to them, ‘What are these words that you are exchanging with one another as you are walking?’ And they stood still, looking sad. One of them, named Cleopas, answered and said to Him, […]

Hope, Real & Imagined

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But when the desire comes, it is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12[i] “And He said to them, ‘What are these words that you are exchanging with one another as you are walking?’ And they stood still, looking sad. One of them, named Cleopas, answered and said to Him, […]

Missionary Material (A Retro-post by C.H. Spurgeon)

“The word which God sent to the children of Israel, preaching peace through Jesus Christ—He is Lord of all—that word you know, which was proclaimed throughout all Judea, and began from Galilee after the baptism which John preached: how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing […]

When Darkness Falls

Today the United States is seized by eclipse-mania, as millions of people across the nation don odd-looking spectacles to observe a rarely glimpsed solar eclipse. Many are traveling large distances to get the best vantage point for the complete – or in some cases near complete – obscuration of the sun. Yet the most dramatic […]

Danse Macabre

The timeworn, cynically homespun adage has it that there is nothing certain except for “death and taxes.” Nevertheless, modern science continues its relentlessly optimistic quest to abolish death, with tech entrepreneurs funding ever more ambitious schemes to live forever.[1] End-of-life medical care and the funeral industry – multibillion dollar businesses in North America alone – […]

An Effective Ministry, A Guest-post by Randal Amos

Paul’s ministry in 1 Thessalonians 2 2:1 – Paul taught his entrance among the Thessalonians was a positive thing. What qualified the ministry to be counted as positive? 13-16 – “Ye received it [the word preached] not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God”.  Therefore the Word […]

Book review: The Miracles of Jesus: How the Savior’s Mighty Acts Serve as Signs of Redemption

[Note: I received a complimentary review copy of the book in kindle format from the publisher.] Vern Poythress, The Miracles of Jesus: How the Savior’s Mighty Acts Serve as Signs of Redemption. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2016.   Given brother Poythress’ occupation and credentials – he teaches at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA and possesses […]

Book review: The Miracles of Jesus: How the Savior's Mighty Acts Serve as Signs of Redemption

[Note: I received a complimentary review copy of the book in kindle format from the publisher.] Vern Poythress, The Miracles of Jesus: How the Savior’s Mighty Acts Serve as Signs of Redemption. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2016.   Given brother Poythress’ occupation and credentials – he teaches at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA and possesses […]

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