Monthly Archives: November 2009

Books from Paw-Paw

My wife’s Paw-Paw calls himself a junkologist. For the past several years, he has gained a reputation in middle Tennessee for hauling off whatever people call him to come and get – everything from exercise equipment to sport coats to … Continue reading

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Life as a Church in One Verse

It would be hard to find a better description of what life together in the local church ought to look like than Paul’s imperative in Galatians 6:2: “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” This side … Continue reading

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A New Hymn on the Priesthood of Christ

I’ll close the week with a new hymn on the priesthood of Christ, written earlier this year by my friend Justin Wainscott. You can find more original and historic hymns, as well as many other thought-provoking quotes and thoughts at … Continue reading

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Hail, Thou Once Despised Jesus

As the week draws to a close, I’d like to consider a few hymns of the church that speak to Christ’s heavenly prayer ministry. I found this beautiful song in a 1955 Presbyterian Hymnal that found its way to me … Continue reading

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John Bunyan: Christ a Complete Savior

“. . . but to be saved and brought to glory, to be carried through this dangerous world, from my first moving after Christ till I set my foot within the gates of paradise, this is the work of my … Continue reading

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What would we know about the Holy Spirit if Galatians were our only Bible?

I found this post from Pastor Ray Ortlund to be very thought-provoking earlier this year. He posed the question, “What if Philippians were our only Bible?” He proceeded to give an impressive list of truths about God and the Christian … Continue reading

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J.P. Boyce on Christ’s Priestly Intercession

Here is another brief entry on Christ’s priestly intercession by a nineteenth-century Southern Baptist theologian. Like Dagg, Boyce does not presume to explain exactly how Christ’s intercession for his people works. He does, however, affirm that it is not simply … Continue reading

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