Treasure principle

If there's one thing God makes certain throughout Scripture, it's that not one of His chosen human conduits is without fault. This is to keep our eyes on the only human that was completely sinless, Jesus Christ. Roman Catholics make this mistake when they fix their focus on Mary, the mother of our Messiah. The …

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A vacation from God

It's been almost a month since I've posted and, disclaimer here, I'm not promising any wondrous words of insight for this one. The reason for my break in writing is simply because I took a family vacation. As amazing as it was to steal away for days, without screens or internet access, spend quality face …

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Justice is just as

How many nights have we laid our heads down, meditating on those oh-so commonly quoted verses in Lamentations, "Because of the Lord's great love we are not consumed, for his mercies never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness" (3:22-23), with fervent hope that tomorrow will bring us relief from whatever woes …

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Yes, no, maybe so

With all the areas in our lives that we're prone to compromise in, to offer an in-between response to, and urged to see the grey matter among the black and white, there can be a clarity if we narrow our focus down to certain non-negotiables, as I like to call them. As we approach situations …

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For God’s sake

Much of what we hear from pulpits and those preaching the tenets of Christianity today is hyper-focused on how much God loves us. To claim otherwise would be untrue, as it is by His love that He chose to redeem us; however, there is a greater cause that we tend to forget as we're basking …

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The marking of our Maker

The book of Revelation is probably the most well known and intriguing one among the entire 66 books of the Bible. The visions that John shares of the end times holds the attention of even doubters of the Christian faith and, among the many he records, perhaps the mark of the beast is most widely …

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How I became an intellectual liar

Up until the last decade or so, I had no interest in anything that could be found in books. My mind was busy pursuing life as an application, unthought out, while emotions and experience ruled the day. I enjoyed living in the moment and going after whatever fed my fancy at the time, which mostly …

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