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Love: The antidote for fear

January 29, 2012

Love: The antidote for fear In a culture where great value is placed on information and productivity, we can’t help but be tempted to measure our spiritual health and vitality by our Bible knowledge. We also find ourselves judging the quality of our spiritual lives according to what we’ve accomplished for the Lord. In this modern context,...

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Devotion for April 30, 2010

April 30, 2010

Devotion for April 30, 2010 Poet Malcolm Guite, in his piece entitled O Radix (O Root) muses on Christ, the Root of Jesse: “Now we have need of you, forgotten Root; The stock and stem of every living thing; Whom once we worshiped in the sacred grove; For now is winter, now is withering; Unless we let you root us deep within; Under the ground...

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Question and Answer

January 1, 2012

God is uncreated and, therefore pre-existent. Light, a common sym­bol for God, is created (Gen. 2:3). Why then is not dark­ness—which is not created—a more appropriate symbol than light? Question and Answer I would suggest that neither darkness nor light is intended to be a symbol of God’s uncre­ated, pre-existent nature. As contrasted with...

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Question and Answer

April 1, 2010

What does it mean to be a spiritual person as described in 1 Corinthians 2:15? Question and Answer Found on many postmodern lips today are the words: “I am not religious, but I am a spiritual person.” If a person attends church on a regular basis, some people consider that to qualify as being a spiritual person. Others assert that being...

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The Gospel: Faith and love rooted in its hope

February 2, 2012

The Gospel: Faith and love rooted in its hope In “A Call for Christian Risk,” pastor and theologian John Piper discussed the life of faith as a call to courage: “When the threat of death becomes a door to paradise the final barrier to temporal risk is broken. When a Christian says from the heart, ‘To live is Christ and to die is gain,’ he...

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Devotion for May 2, 2010

May 2, 2010

Devotion for May 2, 2010 In the popular game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire? the host asks the contestant progressively more difficult questions. The first questions have obvious answers, and it is fairly simple to pick the correct answer from the four options. But as the prize gets larger, the questions get more difficult. If you’ve...

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How to Live: Earthly natures must be put to death

February 18, 2012

How to Live: Earthly natures must be put to death The statistics about pornography are shocking. Every second, more than $3,000 is spent on it and nearly 30,000 Internet users view it. Every 39 minutes, a new pornographic video is created. The pornography industry pulls in about $100 billion in annual revenue worldwide. At least 4.2 million...

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Devotion for May 9, 2010

May 9, 2010

Devotion for May 9, 2010 The Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world. The white marble structure in India was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife and queen Mumtz Mahal. She died during childbirth at age 39. Some say her dying request was for her husband to build a beautiful mausoleum in honor of their love.

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How to Live: Clothed with true spiritual virtue

February 20, 2012

How to Live: Clothed with true spiritual virtue Do you ever wish you had more self-control? Well, there’s an app for that! SelfControl, an open-source program for Macintosh, runs a blacklist to which you can add websites, including email servers, that are distracting you from work or causing you to procrastinate. You tell the program not...

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Devotion for May 10, 2010

May 10, 2010

Devotion for May 10, 2010 One of the world’s most famous gems is the Hope Diamond. The story goes that a French merchant purchased an enormous 112–3/16–carat diamond. The diamond, most likely from India, was described as having a “beautiful violet” color. The merchant sold the diamond to King Louis XIV of France in 1668. Many of its owners...

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