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It’s a Throne of Grace, not Groveling

There is never a reason for a child of God to respond to him as if you are a worm who must grovel in his presence:   Instead, the Bible says: Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with … Continue reading

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God’s Sovereignty in a Nation of Conflict

[An archived post in honor of Lincoln’s birthday, and in recognition of the conflicted world we live in still.] Abraham Lincoln is not known for being a great theologian, but he is known for his intelligence and wisdom. So I … Continue reading

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God Has Big Plans for Little People

Jeremiah had a hard job, being a prophet in Israel when God was bringing the nation to judgment. Most of the political and religious leaders rejected him, and even when they heard something worth considering and brought it to King … Continue reading

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How to Stay Faithful When Someone Hijacks Your Ministry

People have been pleasure cruising the Nile for over a century: Sunshine, the swaying palms, day trips to ancient sites. Sounds lovely. An Egyptian excursion was not so lovely for the prophet Jeremiah, though. A Forced March in the Wrong … Continue reading

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The Yoke’s On Me

Some imagery in the Bible speaks clearly, even if we are far removed from the time and place in which it was first said: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. … Continue reading

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The Sovereignty of God in Wartime

Abraham Lincoln is not known for being a great theologian, but he is known for his intelligence and wisdom. So I quote him here because he comes as close as anyone I’ve read on what it means to say that … Continue reading

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