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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 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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Good Reads 05.18.16 (on: the seasons of life, weariness and rest, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On embracing your season of life: Love the Season You're In by Kim Shay Wherever you are in your life, know that God is good (Psalm 145:9). He is good to all. There may be things you wish you… Continue reading Good Reads 05.18.16 (on: the seasons of life, weariness and rest, and more!)

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Good Reads 05.11.16 (on: depression, discipleship, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On sharing about Jesus and making disciples: 10 Great Commission Thoughts to Challenge You Today by Chuck Lawless A single 30-minute sermon is more time in the Word than 3 billion+ people in the world have had engaging the… Continue reading Good Reads 05.11.16 (on: depression, discipleship, and more!)

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Good Reads 04.20.16 (on: relationships, Bible reading, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On Bible reading: How To Read the Bible for Yourself by John Piper When we read, we do not generally really think until we are faced with a problem to be solved, a mystery to be unraveled, or a… Continue reading Good Reads 04.20.16 (on: relationships, Bible reading, and more!)

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My Delight Is in Her (a meditation)

In Isaiah 62, God declares a glorious future for his people. He speaks of them as if they are the city, Zion or Jerusalem. But as a city is only a ghost town without people, so here the city represents the eternal people of God—all who through Jesus have come to Mt. Zion (see: Hebrews… Continue reading My Delight Is in Her (a meditation)

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The power of God’s word (a meditation)

“So shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish all that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.” ~ Isaiah 55:11 God’s word is a powerful and unstoppable force. With his word he created almost… Continue reading The power of God’s word (a meditation)

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The Cross and the Empty Grave (a meditation for Good Friday and Easter)

…that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death. ~ Paul, Philippians 3:10 At the heart of Christianity is a cross and an empty grave. Everything else centers around these two experiences of Jesus. The cross was the aim of Jesus’ time… Continue reading The Cross and the Empty Grave (a meditation for Good Friday and Easter)

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Lessons Not Learned (a meditation)

“Who does the Lord think we are?” they ask. “Why does he speak to us like this? Are we little children, just recently weaned? He tells us everything over and over—one line at a time, one line at a time, a little here, and a little there!” ~ Isaiah 28:9-10 In prophetic voice, Isaiah recorded… Continue reading Lessons Not Learned (a meditation)

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Good Reads 03.16.16 (on: relationships, hobbies, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! A collection of articles on relationships: The Best Christian Articles on Singleness, Dating, and Marriage by David Qaoud I’ve surveyed some of the most popular Christian sites, and I collected a bunch of articles on singleness, dating, and marriage.… Continue reading Good Reads 03.16.16 (on: relationships, hobbies, and more!)