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The Great Bank Transfer

“The death of Christ removed our debt and returned us to a zero balance. And the obedience of Christ put unimaginable wealth into our bank account.” Dave Harvey and C. J. Mahaney, Rescuing Ambition

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The Spirit of Jephthah Lives On

Today in my Bible reading, I come across Judges 11, and the tragically stupid story of Jephthah, and his vow. To sum it up: he goes to war against an invading army, vowing to the Lord that, if the Lord would give him success, whatever he sees upon his return he will give to the […]

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God Give Us Faith to Repent of Harmlessness

“Do you have zeal for a worthy cause? Is there some good for which you are being slandered? Or is your routine so harmless in this evil world that it fits nicely with the way things are going, and so nobody is asking you anything?” John Piper, A Godward Life

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And God in Worship Is the Potter . . .

[N]ot all sins are decisions. Because we tend to be intellectualists who assume that we are thinking things, we construe temptation and sin accordingly: we think temptation is an intellectual reality, where some idea is presented to us that we then think about and make a conscious choice to pursue (or not). But once you […]

Which Promise Will You Lean On?

“One thing Moses faced if he didn’t bow to sin was a life of ‘mistreatment’ and ‘disgrace’ (Hebrews 11:25–26). These are the threats of punishment for disobeying the law of sin (which is to obey God). All sorts of evil, trouble, and danger are promised in this world to those who follow Christ, and sin […]