Monthly Archives: November 2015

Confession—Let’s Get Honest About Bible Reading

Dr. Willard ends Chapter 7 with a very surprising recommendation for reading the Bible.  He states “the eager use of the Bible leads naturally and tangibly to the mind of God and the person of Christ.” But what gets in … Continue reading

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Aevum

All Christians are familiar with Paul, the apostle who was the persecutor of Christians, the writer of 14 of the 27 books of the New Testament. Paul wrote so much about salvation, especially in Romans, that it is inevitable that … Continue reading

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How Character is Built in God’s Kingdom

I have always been fascinated by habits, how they happen, how to create one, how to break a habit.  Sometimes we think of a habit as a good thing; of course, many of us have bad habits. When I work … Continue reading

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Washing a Shirt

Christians use images to explain their religion.  When I began to “hang around” a Christian crowd, it was very common to refer to a person’s life with Christ as a walk.  “My walk with Christ” is my life I live … Continue reading

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Quite Possibly the Most Important Pages in the Book…Quite Possibly the Greatest Thing You Will Ever Understand about Hearing From God

My last post tried to explain our need for redemption. Without it we will never hear from God. Today, let’s look at what else we will need for solid communication with our Lord and Savior. John 3:3   “Jesus replied, ‘Very … Continue reading

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Redemption

“The act of saving people from sin and evil : the fact of being saved from sin or evil.” As we get into Chapter 7, we encounter some of the most important pages in Dr. Willard’s book so far.  For … Continue reading

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Our Role

In Chapter 7, Dr. Willard begins with a discussion of the role of the Christian.  At times we get distracted and forget why we are here; what we are supposed to do. What is a Christian supposed to do? Bring … Continue reading

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