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Finding Christmas In Unexpected Places

Just when we think we’ve heard the Christmas story so often there’s nothing new, we find Christmas in unexpected places. Christmas in Philippians Have you ever considered Philippians 2:5-8 as a Christmas passage? Well, it is! In these verses Paul paints a glorious yet sobering picture of what it meant for the Second Person of the Trinity, the Lord Jesus Christ, to commit Himself fully to the Father’s plan—the redemption of ma... Read More

The Hardest Thing To Do In Life

“Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Ephesians 5:20 How is it possible to give thanks to God “always for all things”? On the surface it seems impossible. In Part 1 we began looking at the benefits that being thankful for all things—even trouble—will bring to us. Continuing that thought… Trouble may bring ... Read More

The Poison Of Pornography

Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life. Proverbs 4:23 Previously in examining this passage, we saw that Solomon advised his son, “Young man, keep your heart, guard your heart. Don’t let impurities into your heart and mind.” In Proverbs 6, this time concerning women of loose morals, he says, “Lust not after her beauty in t... Read More

Guard Your Heart

Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life. Put away from you a deceitful mouth, And put perverse lips far from you. Let your eyes look straight ahead, And your eyelids look right before you. Ponder the path of your feet, And let all your ways be established. Do not turn to the right or the left; Remove your foot from evil. ~Proverbs 4:... Read More

The Politics Of Pilgrims

Some people think it’s morning in America and some think it’s the morning after. What should be our attitude toward the crisis we find ourselves in? First, this may shock you, but it’s a foolish thought to hope that help will come from Washington. As Christians, we’re children of another world. We are pilgrims. We’re not vagabonds or strangers. A vagabond has no home; a stranger is away from home. A pilgrim is h... Read More