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PHOTOS: Best Science Images of 2008 Announced

PHOTOS: Best Science Images of 2008 Announced. – This one received an honourable mention.  It’s a visual of all 63, 779 cross references in the Bible.  Click the link to see the picture, it’s quite something… Advertisements

How does the Bible describe the heart?

Here’s are list of adjectives the Bible uses to describe the heart.  The list is taken from Tedd and Marcy Tripp’s wonderful book Instructing a Child’s Heart (companion to Shepherding a Child’s Heart). The heart is variously described as adulterous, anguished, arrogant, astray, bitter, blameless, blighted, broken, calloused, circumcised, contrite, crushed, darkened, deadened, deceitful, deluded, devoted, disloyal, … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why We Should Still Read The Book of Leviticus Today | Scott Fillmer

5 Reasons Why We Should Still Read The Book of Leviticus Today – If you’ve ever skipped over it, never read it, not understood it, or ignored it, this short post might help!

What I’ve Learned Along the Way

What I’ve Learned Along the Way – As a preacher, I really value how Tim Challies has communicated these thoughts.  He gives away who this post is for at the beginning when he writes: This is an article about preaching that is meant to be read by non-preachers.  If you want a window into preaching week … Continue reading

The Multi-Campuses of Scripture – Spiritual Disciplines IV

The analogy has been used before that if we think of the Bible as we would a university, there are many different college campuses we could visit to engage in a different discipline of learning.  We already addressed our constant need to be taking in the Word of God.  This week’s focus is on what … Continue reading

A common Christian confession: I wish I did (this) more… – Spiritual Disciplines III

I hear it all the time.  I hear people asking for help in this area all the time.  It’s one of the most commonly recognized areas we actually know and acknowledge that we lack in.  We just don’t read the Bible as much as we know we should. Maybe from one Sunday to the next you don’t … Continue reading

Satan’s Lies in Plain Clothes – Part IV

Hopefully something’s leaped out at you these past few days as we’ve looked at some lies we so easily believe.  To put it simply: the Christian life is nothing more than replacing the lies of Satan with the truth of God.  Which lies are you believing and will you bring the truth of God’s Word … Continue reading

Satan’s Lies in Plain Clothes – Part III

If you’ve been tracking the last couple of days we’ve been looking at 20 normal sounding arguments we’ve maybe convinced ourselves are true but in reality come from the pit.  If you need to catch up you can read Part I here and Part II here.  If, as you read any of these, you sense … Continue reading

Satan’s Lies in Plain Clothes – Part II

For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh.  For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.  We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ … Continue reading

Satan’s Lies in Plain Clothes – Part I

The best way to infiltrate anything is to get someone on the inside, secretly, quietly, covertly.  Whether it’s law enforcement seeking to bring down a crime ring or covert operations attempting to tear down a regime someone needs to be planted within.  And the only way to get someone on the inside is to make … Continue reading