Monthly Archives: December 2008

Worshiping with the Wise Men

Note, With ourselves, we must give up all that we have to Jesus Christ; and if we be sincere in the surrender of ourselves to him, we shall not be unwilling to part with what is dearest to us, and … Continue reading

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Listen to Balaam Tell the Christmas Story

What does a star that will “crush the forehead of Moab” have to do with the most wonderful time of year? Why does an ancient near-eastern king trembling on a mountainside point to the rebellion of the human heart? And … Continue reading

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Letters Along the Way

Letters Along the Way: A Novel of the Christian Life written by D.A. Carson and John Woodbridge, is a collection of fictional letters written between a young man in the faith named Tim Journeyman, and a “senior saint” seminary professor, Paul … Continue reading

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Depth of Mercy by Charles Wesley

“Depth of Mercy” Depth of mercy! can there be Mercy still reserved for me? Can my God His wrath forbear, And the chief of sinners spare? I have long withstood his grace; Long provoked Him to His face; Would not … Continue reading

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He Is Not Silent

I have been working hard lately to make my reading count, and that means spending the majority of my time in the time-tested classics of the Christian faith. There are all sorts of books coming out today that look edifying, … Continue reading

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Does My Preaching Demand a Decision?

Furthermore, true exposition demands a hearing from God’s people and presents all hearers with a decision. As John MacArthur explains, “I believe the goal of preaching is to compel people to make a decision. I want people who listen to … Continue reading

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On the Necessity of Being a Godly Example

Somewhere along the way, I took the notion that it was a display of humility for me to never hold myself up as an example to anyone. The really humble thing for me to do when speaking about some aspect … Continue reading

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