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Good Reads 06.23.16 (on: work, fatherhood, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On fatherhood: The Two Words Fathers Should Say to Their Children by Joe Carter There are few imperatives a father hears more often from his children than “watch me.” It’s a plea for us to recognize that whatever our… Continue reading Good Reads 06.23.16 (on: work, fatherhood, and more!)

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God’s Workmanship (a meditation)

For we are God’s workmanship created in Christ Jesus for good works… ~Ephesians 2:10 God creates. This is part of his nature from the opening pages of the Bible: ours is a God who creates, even so far as he makes something by just speaking words over where there is nothing. More than this, God… Continue reading God’s Workmanship (a meditation)

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Good Reads 06.15.16 (on: Bible reading, marriage, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On Bible reading: Why Are So Many Christians Bored with the Bible? by Marshall Segal Unfortunately, many Christians love the idea of the Bible, but not really the Bible itself. We love having a Bible close by, even within… Continue reading Good Reads 06.15.16 (on: Bible reading, marriage, and more!)

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A Joyful Noise (a meditation)

Sing praises to our God, our strength / Sing to the God of Jacob Sing! Beat the tambourine / Play the sweet lyre and the harp Blow the ram’s horn at new moon / and again at full moon to call a festival! … He made it a law for Israel / When he attacked… Continue reading A Joyful Noise (a meditation)

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Good Reads 06.07.16 (on: discipleship, parenting, changing the world, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On discipleship: 4 Ways to Make Disciples by Mark Dever Jesus taught his disciples to live in view not of today or tomorrow, but eternity. We try to help others follow Jesus; we do deliberate spiritual good; we pray… Continue reading Good Reads 06.07.16 (on: discipleship, parenting, changing the world, and more!)

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Bearing Burdens (a meditation)

Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. ~Galatians 6:2 In the final chapter of his letter to the churches of Galatia, Paul spoke about the law of Christ, a hint back to 5:14 where Paul summarized Jesus’ teachings: “For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: ‘You shall love your… Continue reading Bearing Burdens (a meditation)

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Good Reads 06.01.16 (on: work and mission, the church and the younger generation, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On living for Christ through your work: Labor for Christ in the Workplace by Matt Moore As I grew to understand that God laid claim on my entire life and desired to redeem every area for his glory and… Continue reading Good Reads 06.01.16 (on: work and mission, the church and the younger generation, and more!)

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Imprecatory Prayers (a meditation)

Imprecatory is not a word that gets much use these days, but if you ever do a theological study on the various psalms, it is a word you will come across. The Book of Psalms carries a wide range of human emotion in response to world events, personal happenings, and the work of God in… Continue reading Imprecatory Prayers (a meditation)

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Good Reads 05.25.16 (on: grief, parenting, ssa, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On parenting: 3 Priorities for Christian Parents by Tim Challies I was recently reading through 1 Thessalonians and once again came to one of my favorite passages. In this letter Paul is addressing specific concerns raised by the congregation… Continue reading Good Reads 05.25.16 (on: grief, parenting, ssa, and more!)

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When Paul Opposed Peter (a meditation)

But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned. ~ Paul, Galatians 2:11 Paul’s letter to the churches of Galatia (a region in modern day Turkey which then included towns such as Iconium, Lystra, and Derbe) is perhaps the harshest that he wrote still preserved as scripture. He… Continue reading When Paul Opposed Peter (a meditation)