8 Quotes from “The Mark of the Christian” by Francis Schaeffer

I highly recommend this book to anyone. If you’ve got an hour to spare–or even if you don’t, make one–this is well worth the time.

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Purposefully (re)Created

I’m fairly handy, and I enjoy building. My wife, Verena, and I have several pieces of furniture in our house that I have made with nothing for plans but a couple of pins that she’s passed to me from her Pinterest account. And while creating something where there was formerly nothing is a lot of…

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We’ve Lost Our Ability to Argue

This morning, at a book club meeting, one of my friends put forth the thought that there doesn’t seem to be any—or many—real theological debates in our time. The extent to which that is true can be disputed—it certainly is true, but it really got me thinking about why it’s true even if it’s only…

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On Romans 8:32

He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things? Romans 8:32 For several weeks now in my community group at church this verse has been brought up, and it dawned on me this morning that for this…

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Experiencing God’s Love in a New Way

God, in his grace, allows his redeemed to experience the ways that he loves them through varying life experiences. Ultimately, we learn of all of this love, infallibly, through the words of Scripture which declare the sacrifice of the very Word of life, Jesus Christ, for his enemies making them his beloved. However, in experiential…

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