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‘Christopher Robin’ And The Struggle We Face

Having young children gives me an excuse to go to the movies and watch shows that I secretly want to watch but could never to go alone. We recently took our kids to watch Christopher Robin. Instead of the playful child of the 100-acre wood, Christopher Robin has grown up and become too busy for playing and using his imagination. He works a stressful and … Continue reading ‘Christopher Robin’ And The Struggle We Face

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A God We Can Trust

Trusting the unseen isn’t easy. When life seems stacked against us, we naturally lean toward hopelessness. Our ideal of an easy life is chiseled away by our experiences. Another sickness, another loss, another unmet expectation and we find ourselves asking how much more we can take. But, for the believer, it’s even in these moments that we have an anchor for the soul. We have … Continue reading A God We Can Trust

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Sin Is Crouching At the Door to Devour You

He tried to let it go, but he couldn’t stop thinking about it. Cain’s anger and jealously brewed within him leading to thoughts of harming his brother. In the midst of his internal struggle, the Lord confronted him: Why are you angry, and why has your face fallen? If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin … Continue reading Sin Is Crouching At the Door to Devour You

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What Does It Mean To Glorify God?

Have you ever been in a conversation where everyone seemed to understand a certain phrase except you? You try to figure it out using context clues, but you can’t. You want to ask, but you’re too afraid it’s an elementary question you should know, so you just play along and act like you understand. Christians often talk about “glorifying God,” but what does it really … Continue reading What Does It Mean To Glorify God?

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The Warnings and Comforts of God’s Attributes

We continue our study of Great Doctrines of the Bible by Martyn Lloyd-Jones (MLJ). Last time, we looked at the existence of God, and this week we’ll study chapter 6, “The Attributes of God’s Absolute Personality.” MLJ begins by making a case for why we need to study God’s attributes. In John 4, Jesus tells the woman of Samaria, “You worship what you do not … Continue reading The Warnings and Comforts of God’s Attributes

Growing in Grace- Links 7/14

From the blog this week: Four Things to Remember When You Are Struck by Fear 4 Ways Every Member Can Strengthen Their Local Church “Every church member is like an individual Jenga block. Each block is vital to the stability of the structure. If just one block is out of place, the whole thing becomes unstable.” Christian, Are Your Doors Locked? “I wonder, Christian, what … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 7/14