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God’s Wisdom in the Trials of Life

People who don’t attend a church just don’t understand what one gets from corporate worship.  You can get to know people who are trying to live out a life in Christ, however imperfectly we are all trying to do that.  … Continue reading

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“Behold” God’s Wisdom

If we are to know God, we need to behold Him.  When we “behold” something, it means that we are not merely to look at it.   Behold means see or observe something, something that is truly remarkable or impressive. As … Continue reading

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The Incomparable One…

J.I. Packer* asks this question: “How may we form the right idea of God’s greatness?” Then he answers his own question: “The first [thing] is to remove from our thoughts of God [all] limits that would make Him small.  The … Continue reading

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Remove From Our Thoughts…

Maybe I overstated the case in the previous post.  I titled it “The Downside to a Personal Relationship with God.”  There is no doubt that some people may object to that title; they see absolutely no “downside” to having a … Continue reading

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The Downside of a Personal Relationship with God…

I have had working relationships with pastors over twenty-five years , getting to know them pretty well.  I have a pastor in my family.  My best friend is a pastor.  In my experiences with all of them, I have discovered … Continue reading

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God’s Purposes…Have they Changed?

What is the purpose of a person’s life? This is a common question that many people have as we sometimes consider our place in this world.   We may ask questions like “Why was I born?”   “Why am I living in … Continue reading

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Destroying the Straw Man…

Surely the God of yesteryear is not the God of today! No…I would not agree. The God of yesteryear is the God of today. J.I. Packer* sets up a logical strategy called the straw man fallacy.  He begins Chapter 7 … Continue reading

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