Beatitudes: Blessed Are Those Who Hunger & Thirst for Righteousness

Matthew 5:6, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” Jesus said in Matthew 6:33, “But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” Christ is the revelation of God’s righteousness and God’s kingdom. To seek God’s righteousness and to seek God’s kingdom is to […]

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Beatitudes: Blessed Are the Gentle

Matthew 5:5, “Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.” The meek are kindhearted, soft-spoken, caring, and compassionate people. This is a mirror image of Christ, and so we shall reign with Him and inherit the new heavens and new earth after our bodies are resurrected on the Last Day (Revelation 20:6). The Christian […]

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Faith of A Mustard Seed

I started a new series called Trials of A Pastor. One of the trials of being a pastor I haven’t written about yet is facing perpetual singleness. Many think pastors would find someone right away since they’re mostly godly men—the type of godly men Christian women want, but they’re wrong. I cannot tell you how many […]

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Facing Contradictions

In Genesis 22 we read of the near-sacrifice of Isaac. There’s Christology behind this account as it points to Christ, but there’s something else we can learn by reading it. We learn how to face contradictions. One of the most favoured weapons in the atheist’s arsenal is to throw some imagined contradiction in the Bible at you. […]

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Soldiers of Christ

2 Timothy 2:3-4, “Share in the suffering as a good soldier of Christ. No soldier gets engaged in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him.” We don’t often think of ourselves as soldiers of Christ, but we are, “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to […]

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Review: Pilgrimage – My Journey to a Deeper Faith in the Land Where Jesus Walked

Author: Lynn Austin Publisher: Bethany House Publishers, 2013 Rating: 4/5 stars Amazon Price: $10.87 Bottom Line From January 5-17, 2017 I will be in Israel both for a class and a pilgrimage. The professor of the class recommended that we read this book before we leave for Israel, so I decided to pick it up and give it a […]

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