Category Archives: Christian Life

Obeying God without having a nervous breakdown

To my nervous, insecure, tender-conscience Christian friend, always wondering if you are doing something wrong, or disappointing God, doubting if you are hitting the mark, feeling like a failure as you try your best to please him . . .¬† … Continue reading

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Pilgrim’s Progress and the necessity of “the burden”

I’m excited to begin a church-wide study of my favorite extra-biblical book tonight, The Pilgrim’s Progress¬†by John Bunyan. This is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time. I decided to go with the “Pure Gold Classics” edition, edited … Continue reading

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Now there’s an idea!

Parents, if you complain about your church in front of your kids, don’t be surprised if your kids don’t want to go to church. – Burk Parsons

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Good Books, Good Friends, Good Promises, Great Savior

I was so honored to receive these commentaries yesterday from a dear friend, whose grandfather was a faithful preacher of God’s Word here West Tennessee for a number of years. There are some real gems here: the American Commentary Series, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ preparation of his apostles

Here at Curve Baptist Church, we began studying the book of Acts together this past Sunday morning. As I studied the first few verses of chapter one, I was struck by the importance of Jesus’ 40-day preparation of his apostles … Continue reading

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Like a stone out of the mud

Grace: yet I am sure in my mind of one thing: that before I was brought low, I was like some great stone lying deep in mud, until “He who is power” came and “in his mercy” lifted me up. … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Word should make you long for the Lord’s presence

Did you met the Lord in his Word yesterday? Did this encounter make you long to see him face-to-face? I pray thee, merciful Jesus, that as thou has graciously granted me to drink deeply and sweetly from the word which … Continue reading

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