As Often as You Can, Read the Psalms in Order

The beauty here is that we all fall into one category or the other. We all either lean toward avoiding God by keeping his commands or avoiding him by breaking them. But in either case, we’re trying to be the rulers of our own lives.

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The Israel of God: A Blessed Community

If you, personally, have a blessed life, it is for the distinct purpose of being a blessing to others. And if you’re in Christ, then you have every spiritual blessing of heaven (Ephesians 1:3).

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‘But I’m not a Racist’

I’ve been reading The Color of Compromise: The Truth About the American Church’s Complicity in Racism by Jemar Tisby (Quote List in the coming weeks). Though the book came out last year, I’m only getting to it now. While I knew I would agree with the thesis the book argues (captured in the subtitle), I’m…

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My Top Five Articles from 2019

Like last year, I wrote more this year than I did in years past. I had a lot more traffic running through my site this year, in part, because I was fortunate enough to be published several times in 2019 (both online and in print) and people were cruising by my site because of it.…

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The Hopeful Curse

“[It’s remarkable that the protoevangelium] makes its debut as a sentence passed on the enemy, not a direct promise to man, for redemption is as much about God’s rule as about man’s need.” –Derek Kidner Genesis 3 begins with the account of The Fall. In The Fall account, we read that Adam and Eve–humanity’s representatives…

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