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February 1, 2009

Theology_Matters Love Some theologians divide God’s attributes into incommunicable and communicable attributes. Incommunicable attributes are those associated only with God, which means they cannot be shared by other human beings. These attributes include His self-existence, immutability, infinity, and unity. The communicable attributes...

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  • Practical Theology February 1, 2009

Question and Answer

August 1, 2013

The Old Testament affirms God’s faithfulness to His people. In places like Isaiah 49:16, we read, “I have engraved you on the palms of my hands.” Isn’t this in conflict with Christians who hold to a replacement theology? I do not subscribe to it, but I’d like to learn more. Question and Answer The relationship between Israel and the church...

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Question and Answer

June 1, 2007

I remember when I was a kid and I was acting like kids sometimes do that my mother would say, “Why don’t you grow up?” But in Luke 18 Jesus told His disciples that they needed to be like little children. What did He mean? Question and Answer The disciples, after hearing Jesus speaking of His impending death on the cross, began shortly thereafter...

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  • Q & A June 1, 2007

Question and Answer

November 1, 2007

Some of my relatives are “gospel hardened.” They have heard the gospel all their lives but sneer at it. Do I have to go on praying for them? I don’t feel like it. Question and Answer Some Christians think that praying endlessly for people who show no sign of repentance and belief is like casting pearls before swine. But that expression may...

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  • Q & A November 1, 2007

But God

February 8, 2018

But God Every beloved fairytale has a dramatic plot twist. The princess is trapped in the tower, the castle is under a curse, or the good guys are lost in the enchanted forest. But wait! Suddenly, the prince arrives or the spell is broken, and everything gets better. Yesterday, we saw the somber reality of our sinful condition. Today’s passage...

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  • Evangelism February 8, 2018

Question and Answer

October 1, 2010

I know that the Word teaches that it is more blessed to give than to receive, and I'm positive that the Lord Jesus Christ said it, but I can't seem to find it in the Gospels. The concept is obviously in the Word, but I'm not finding the text. I know there are passages we sometimes quote that seem like they are right from the Bible, like “This...

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  • Q & A October 1, 2010

Question and Answer

October 1, 2013

What is the relationship between God’s love for us and our life circumstances? Often it seems as though there is no reward for faithfulness. Sometimes I feel like the more faithful I am, the harder life gets. Question and Answer I have spent a great deal of time talking with friends about this profound dilemma that disturbs many pe ople,...

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  • Q & A October 1, 2013

Walk Like the Animals

September 7, 2013

Walk Like the Animals An Associated Press poll reported that nearly half of American pet owners consider their pets to be full members of their families. They take pets on family vacations and even include animal photos in the family holiday card. One in five people let their dog sleep in their bed every night, and more than half of women...

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  • Devotions September 7, 2013

Tempted like Us

December 18, 2013

Tempted like Us Many people admire military men of a certain type. Alexander the Great personally led cavalry charges. George Washington put himself at the head of his column at the Battle of Princeton. General James Longstreet said, “You can’t lead from behind.” Great leaders share the burdens of those they command. Jesus’ leadership of...

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  • Devotions December 18, 2013

Sanctification: Becoming Like Christ

November 1, 2005

Sanctification: Becoming Like Christ “The more things change, the more they stay the same”—this may be true in the realm of conventional wisdom, but not so in God’s Kingdom. For those who are in Christ, change is inevitable. The mysterious work of the Holy Spirit in every Christian causes profound, unexpected, glorious change—that in the...

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