The Social Justice Fault Lines in Evangelicalism

This is the main fault line at the root of the current debate—the epicenter of the Big One that, when it finally shifts with all its force, threatens to split evangelicalism right down the middle. Our problem is a lack of clarity and charity in our debate over the place, priority, practice, and definition of …

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Visionless in a Visual Age

I have a thought or two about the whole Kyle Rittenhouse trial and verdict. But let me first say that I am glad that the calling of a pastor does not include the requirement of being a cultural commentator. I am too slow of thought to have something scriptural and meaningful say before social media …

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Yet I Know That It Will Be Well | Ecclesiastes 8

You may have noticed that this sermon is not on the Gospel of Mark. I was invited to be a guest preacher at another church yesterday, and I was given Ecclesiastes 8 to preach. It was joyous to be back in Ecclesiastes again, and I pray that the sermon will be a blessing to you …

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Him Who Sits on the Throne

The Wrath of God

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sf9lkI5C6VA But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God’s righteous judgment will be revealed.   Romans 2:5 ESV Only a handful of generations after Adam and Eve were expelled from Paradise, we find the following description of humanity: “The LORD saw …

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The Righteousness & Justice of God

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-0Mg2NM4Ek Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne;steadfast love and faithfulness go before you. Psalm 89:14 ESV Matthew 25 concludes with these words of Jesus: When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. Before him will be gathered …

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The Vanity of Injustice Under the Sun | Ecclesiastes 8

SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION Ecclesiastes 8:2 | I say: Keep the king's command, because of God's oath to him. Ecclesiastes 8:12 | Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and prolongs his life, yet I know that it will be well with those who fear God, because they fear before him. (ESV) …

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