Why Advent?

The Bible is a story. In fact, it is the Story, the true myth, the architype that is woven into who we are as people. It is the story that we all long for, even those who have yet to hear it and those who reject it. It’s the story that we continue telling. The …

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Preach the Word!

I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching. For the time is coming when people …

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Sufficient: completed & equipped by the Scriptures

that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:17 ESV Though Paul does not use the word, sufficient well describes the message of verse 17. Once we know that all Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for us, we are now ready to learn that it is sufficient …

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What Is the Mark of the Beast?

Revelation is a weird book. Filled with plagues, dragons, angels, beasts, and a lot of numbers, it is a difficult book to understand. But Revelation is also necessary. In the final chapter, we find this reminder: "And behold, I am coming soon. Blessed is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book." …

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What Is Biblical Inspiration?

All Scripture is breathed out by God… 2 Timothy 3:16 ESV Before we address what Paul means by Scripture being breathed out by God, we must first identify what we mean by the word Scripture. At its simplest, the word scripture means a writing, some form of written document. The Apostle Paul is using it …

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The Wisdom & Worship Reading Plan

This Bible reading plan came about because of a few ideas. First, I wanted to have a daily reading from the Psalms. The past two years I went through two different reading plans: blended and chronological. I enjoyed both of them and certainly recommend them to anyone who might use them to systematically read through …

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How to Tithe Your Time

For many Christians, giving tithes and offerings are a normal part of life. Even though I do not think that Christians are necessarily bound by a tithe (or 10%) today, I fervently uphold the principle of giving a portion of our finances back to God since they all came from Him in the first place. With that said, my …

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