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The Shadow Eclipsed by the Substance

In the moment where Jesus stands before the high priest we have the beauty of God’s eternal plan face to face with the depravity of humanity. Praise God that the substance eclipses the shadow.

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Joy to the World

The long-awaited Savior has come. And he has come to bring to regular, ordinary people like you and me.

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Will God Condemn the Innocent?

We ask with Abimelech, “Lord, will you indeed condemn the innocent?” And God answers us from the blood-stained cross, “Never, except once, so that I could pardon the guilty.”

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The Precious Blood of Christ

Since the blood of Christ is precious to God it is to become increasingly precious to those who love and follow God.

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Truth and Tone Go Hand-in-Hand

The pastor must be firmly committed to the truth while maintaining a tone that is consistent with the truth. In other words, truth and tone go hand-in-hand.

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A Helpful New Resource: ‘Transgender’

Here is a new resource designed to equip Christians to think biblically and engage others winsomely on the topic of gender and sexuality.

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3 Motivations to Hate Sin

Until sin is actually hated for its odious and repulsive character we will not make true progress in godliness. We may make progress in morality but not holiness; for this requires a godly hatred of sin.

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Reflections on 20 Years with Jesus

I recently realized that it has been twenty years since I became a Christian. Here are twenty reflections on twenty years with Jesus.

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How Is Faith Not a Work?

We believe that we are justified by faith alone and not by works. But, faith is something we have to actually do (nobody will believe for us). So, how is faith not a work?

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Trust Leaves Footprints

Throughout the Bible, God seems to be saying one thing over and over again to people: Will you trust me? How do we know that people are trusting him? Trust leaves footprints.

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