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Discipleship Requires Prayer

August 18, 2019

Discipleship Requires Prayer How do you resist the devil? In his commentary, John Calvin addressed that very question, “Not every kind of faith that will suffice, when we have to enter into a serious conflict with Satan, but that vigorous efforts are indispensably necessary.” This passage is not the first time Mark records the casting out...

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Worship and the Requirement of Atonement

May 5, 2012

Worship and the Requirement of Atonement Some of America’s biggest mega-churches have rejected traditional formalities. Contemporary worship bands replaced robed choirs. Pastors deliver sermons in jeans and wrinkled shirts. Pews, and sometimes even crosses, have disappeared from church buildings. That may be why the detailed prescriptions...

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  • Devotions May 5, 2012

The Ten Commandments

October 16, 2019

The Ten Commandments “A time will come in human history,” wrote Dallas Willard in The Divine Conspiracy, “when human beings will follow the Ten Commandments . . . as regularly as they fall to the ground when they step off a roof. They will then be more astonished that someone would lie or steal or covet than they now are when someone will...

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  • Devotions October 16, 2019

Narrative Shift: Holiness for Everyone

May 20, 2012

Narrative Shift: Holiness for Everyone In December 2011, troops were called to the Church of the Nativity to break up a fight between the monks. The Church, considered the traditional site of Jesus’ birth, is maintained by three denominations—Roman Catholics, Armenians, and Greek Orthodox. Apparently, this particular day the denominational...

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Devotion for Jul. 02, 2004

July 2, 2004

Devotion for Jul. 02, 2004 Devotion for Jul. 02, 2004 The neighborhood kids decided to organize themselves into a playgroup and little Danny was their leader. All the members had bicycles and decorated them the same way so that everyone in the neighborhood would know who they were. When Sarah’s family moved in, she too wanted to be part...

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  • Devotions July 2, 2004

Goodness: Caring for Our Neighbor

June 22, 2013

Goodness: Caring for Our Neighbor According to the Wisdom of Jesus Ben Sirach, a book written by a Jewish scribe in the early second century B.C. “If you do good, know to whom you do it . . . Give to the devout, but do not help the sinner. Do good to the humble, but do not give to the ungodly; hold back their bread, and do not give it to...

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Devotion for June 07, 2006

June 7, 2006

Devotion for June 07, 2006 During President Bill Clinton’s impeachment hearings, some people questioned the fairness of judging public officials for their “weekend” behavior. Could they not fulfill the duties of their public office despite their private moral failures? As Christians we know that the conduct and character—whether public or...

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Devotion for Jan. 25, 2009

January 25, 2009

Devotion for Jan. 25, 2009 In Ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman civilizations, people worshiped a pantheon of gods who were thought to be angry and vengeful. Worship in these cultures was hardly a free response of love; instead, worship resembled acts of appeasement. Mythologies contain the stories of men and women who transgressed against...

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The Consecration of the Levites

May 7, 2017

The Consecration of the Levites Expositing Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, New Testament scholar D. A. Carson wrote: “In much contemporary evangelism, there is little concern for whether or not God will accept us, and much concern for whether or not we will accept him. Little attention is paid to whether or not we please him, and much to whether...

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  • Obedience May 7, 2017

Jesus, Son of God

March 4, 2016

Jesus, Son of God The theological debate over how to understand the relationship between the Old Testament Law and the new covenant in Christ has raged for centuries. Many sixteenth- century reformers, eager to distance themselves from the Roman church (and its emphasis on self-righteousness), diminished the Law. Martin Luther, for example,...

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